General Advice : It easy for you to catch the common cold, the flu or to aggravate an existing medical condition. The main reason of this is different air, water, dairy, food, lifestyle and jet-lag, that can reduce your resistance. Our advice for you to take a multi-vitamin course while on tour and eat and rest properly.
1. To avoid illnesses while you travel you should eat and rest well while on tour
2. Avoid drinking too much alcohol and take some simple health precautions during your tour time.
Water : Don’t drink water from tap or roadside vends. Drink only boiled or bottled water. Also, buy water from respectable and decent looking outlets. Check the seal before buying the water to make sure that it is intact.
-> Mineral water bottled is available all through India in all roadside shops. Before use it chek the manufacturing and expiry date.
-> Some roadside vendors sell water in plastic bags. Do not drink that at any cost.
-> If the water served to you has something floating in it, do not drink it and have it replaced.
-> While traveling in trains, it is recommended that you use bottled water for brushing and flossing.
-> Do not drink tap water. Tap water is usually used for bathing and laundry purposes.
Health Precautions for India
-> Avoid eating food from the roadside vends. If, by chance, you are forced to eat from there, make sure that the food is well cooked and is served hot.