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How to safely self-sufficient travelling in India? (Part 1)

That is the question that many people wonder when they intend to travel to this South Asian country. For a long time, Indian tourism has been associated with not so good reputations such as pollution, hustle, slash.

In fact, just equip yourself with health, knowledge, skills and caution. It is entirely possible to explore this vast and magnificent country. Toidi.net would like to send you instructions for a safe, fun trip to India.

The “bait” hotel is very popular in India. The taxi driver will ask if you have booked a hotel. He will then pretend to call and say that the hotel you have booked is full or closed. He even offers to “help” you to find another nearby hotel (where he gets a commission for a guide). Do not believe, ask the driver to take you to the right hotel to confirm.

Even if you haven’t booked a hotel yet, act as if you have it. Ask the taxi driver to let you down to a specific location and book from there.

You should bring a small lock to lock the hotel room door. Hotel locks may not be trusted.

Electricity in India is not stable. In rural areas, sometimes there is only 30 minutes of electricity a day so use electronics economically, even at hotels. Carrying a spare battery is also a good idea.

Transportation when traveling in India

On busy roads at rush hour, people, cars, cows, and dogs intertwine from every direction, without any order or rule. But also only a distance of half a meter, the rickshaw drivers can cross, turn left or turn very cleverly.

Vehicles in India circulate to the left.

To travel around the city, the most popular means are auto rickshaw cars or subways (in big cities). If traveling between provinces, most tourists choose trains or airplanes.

Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi practices silent airport standards. You will not see the presence of speakers in the area of ​​departure station, arrival station, lobby or check-in counter. Therefore, before leaning back to wait for the check-in counter to work, you should schedule an alarm and check information on the electronic boards to avoid missed trips.

Preferably use taxi service at the airport. These taxis are managed by the Indian government, the amount is agreed upon in advance, all vehicle details will be recorded, so you can be assured.