Travel advice & practical information for travelogue:

'Culture in North India'

Useful addresses

New York

Consulate General of India
3 East, 64th Street
New York, NY 10065
(Between Madison Ave & 5th Avenue)
Tel : 212-774-0600
Fax : Central 212-861-3788


High Commission of India
India House
London, WC2B 4NA
Tel.: 02076323149 / 02076323152 / 02076323153


Embassy of India
15, Rue Alfred Dehodeneq
75016 Paris
Tel.: 00-33-1-40507070 / 45243340
Fax: 00-33-1-40500996


Compare car rent

If you know which places you are going to visit, you can find out online if and where there are ATM's that you can use with MasterCard and Cirrus or Visa


Almost everyone speaks at least a little English.

Safety and security

Traveling in some countries or regions can be dangerous. That isn't always a reason not to go there, but part of preparing well for a trip includes finding out about possible risks.

The CIA World Factbook: India is a good place to look. Of course you always should consult your own country's Foreign Department web site.


Find current information on the web site of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: India. Always consult your family doctor and your country's Health Department web site.

Plan your trip to India online

Through online reservation systems like À la Carte Vacations you can book airline tickets, hotels, rental cars and holiday houses. You can build a fly-drive itinerary with maximum flexibility, book a flight plus a hotel hotel for a night or weekend. Without the limitations of package deals from travel organisations and most times for a much better price.

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