Everyone wants to plan for their holidays well in advance, leaving nothing to chance and pre-empting all surprises. Traveling to India can be especially difficult, since India can be complex to understand fully. Here are some precious pearls that will help you prepare for your holiday to India better.
It is vital to remember that you would have to travel a great deal within India, considering how large the scope of the country is. To make your travel in India less demanding and more pleasurable, travel as light as you possibly can. It will make your commute easier, and also give you more scope to take home many more mementos and gifts. Take luggage which can be carried or pulled easily so that you can move around faster. It is also good to know that you will need to use more than one mode of transport within India, which will not only include flights, but also trains and buses. It is better to carry luggage which is suitable for all modes.
There are several modes of transport which connect all corners of the country beautifully. Do not rely merely on flights to get you from one place to another. The Indian railways have excellent facilities that bring all towns closer to one another. It is convenient to use, easy to access and book and much more economical to travel by. The only possible disadvantage of the train is that it takes a considerably longer time than flights do. However, the picturesque scenes that you pass by in the train do much more than make up. It is good to know that there are separate counters at all reservation centers which are dedicated to foreign tourists, which make it quicker and easier to book and get information on your travel as well.
When traveling between locations, you may need to halt overnight. If you are severely constrained by your budget, you will find several modest lodges and guest houses which offer you enough comfort to spend a comfortable night resting, and if you are lucky they might even make some arrangements for some breakfast. If you intend to get yourself into a plush resort, ensure you make reservations well in advance since they tend to be sold out on several dates.
Many hotels draw up interesting offers which include holiday packages, meal packages and special discounts and upgrades. Always check with the hotel for any value additions which you can manage to obtain when you make reservations. You may just be the lucky one.
It is very comforting to know that the people of India re warm, approachable and very helpful. You can never be homesick in India, since the land and the people accept you instantly, forming an unspoken bond. Make sure you spend some time with the locals and there is plenty you will share and lots that you will come away having learnt – about India, about the people and also about yourself.
There is never enough that you can plan for a Holidays in India, but the most important thing is that you leave all your inhibitions behind and plan to have a very good time. All the rest will follow naturally.