Restricted Area Permit
Restrictions are in place for entry of Foreign Tourists to visit some places in the following states: Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim.
Restricted Area Permits for Foreign Tourists can be obtained from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Foreigners' Regional...
Foreign Nationals visiting India are required to possess a genuine and valid national passport or any other internationally recognized travel document bearing photograph of the foreigner.
Nepal and Bhutan nationals if entering India from Nepal or Bhutan border respectively do not require passport....
Whenever you travel, travel as light as possible. Clothing and laundry are both quite inexpensive.
It is preferable to travel with jeans and full - sleeved shirts and tee shirts for protection against sun tan during the day and mosquito bites at night.
It is preferable to carry a light stole / scarf...
Always drink branded [ISI Mark] bottled water.
For the first few days it might be advisable to wash your mouth with bottled water.
Never eat dressed fruits from vendors. Always eat fruits you can peel.
Always wash fruit well before eating it.
Wash your hands before and after...
Social interaction is regarded as being of the highest priority in Indian families, and social bonds are expected to be long lasting. Even economic activities that might in Western culture involve impersonal interactions are in India deeply imbedded in a social nexus. All social interaction involves...
1) Do not trample high altitude vegetation. Do not pick any flowers or medicinal plants.
2) Do not disturb wildlife or it's habitat.
3) Do not purchase endangered animal parts or antique cultural artifacts.
4) Discourage camp fires, encourage camp fun.
5) Follow safety rules when carrying, storing...
List of documents that are required at the time of registration with the Foreigners Registration Offices in India is given below. The registration is essential for all foreigners having visas for a period exceeding 6 months except the exempted categories and should be done within 14 days of first arrival...
In case of need or desire to overstay, you are advised to contact the nearest Foreigners' Regional Registration Office.
It is advisable to avail of pre-paid taxi/auto-rickshaws or pay by meter or ask for the fare chart.
Advisable to shop at the Govt. Emporia/Fixed Price Shops...