Practical information about India

India is a large country where natural conditions, culture and customs vary widely between different parts of the country. Here we list important practical information that is good to know before departure.

Passport/Visa

You can easily apply for an e-Visa: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/tvoa.html. You must have a machine-readable passport that is valid for at least 180 days and has at least two blank pages.

Vaccination

The need for vaccination when traveling to India varies depending on the part of the country you intend to visit, length of stay and your general health. Visit your vaccination center at least one month before departure to get a recommendation on vaccination.

Safety

India is considered a safe country for tourists, but as always, you should be careful. If possible, avoid large crowds as well as political and religious manifestations. Follow the news reporting so you are aware of any unrest. Keep an eye on your valuables.

Climate

Travel insurance

Make sure you have both valid travel and health insurance for your stay.

Currency

Indisk rupie (INR)

Time difference

+ 4,5 timmar

Electricity

India has the same type of electrical outlet as in Europe. You do not need to bring any adapter.

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