India is the most diverse and magnificent country to travel in the world. A land of the variety of diversities, from ancient backgrounds to heritage, to splendid landscapes, and culinary creations.
Before planning your holidays in India, here are some tips.
1. Decide where you want to visit
Select the destination which best suits your interests. Plan and decide about the weather to enjoy your vacations to the fullest. Decide whether you want to go on an adventure trip or trekking or you want to go to a beach.
The solo travellers can go to hilly stations or can go for adventure sports. For most people, the idea is to be at comfort and in peace, as you are already stepping out of your comfort zone by travelling solo. So make sure you choose your destination sensibly.
2. Packing Smart
A traveller should pack smartly. When packing, consider your travel method, whether you are flying, taking a train or driving.
Check the weather, having a general idea of what weather to expect can help with your packing.
If you are a solo traveller then you should pack light. Minimize extra clothes. You should keep the valuables and essentials in a kit bag. One should also keep a travel guide.
3. Making Travel Arrangements
If you are travelling with family best option is to hire a tour advisor, who will make your travelling arrangements and schedule your trip. Book your tickets at earliest.
If driving then you should take a map and should take the best route to drive. You can always hire a cab or a driver.
While booking your tickets you should always have an alternative option in case of cancellation or delay. Use public transport as much as you can which will save you money and time as well.
4. Book Accommodations
If you have a set schedule, feel free to book accommodation for the duration of your trip.
You can always look online for hotel deals and packages. For booking accommodation, we can use Expedia, MakeMyTrip or TripAdvisor.
When travelling solo you can always go for renting a motorcycle or car from the hotels. This will save your time and will help you explore more.
Use your discretion while talking to people. Avoid walking or travelling by public transport at odd hours, as you would anywhere in the world. Make a photocopy of your important documents and carry that with you. Also, make note of emergency numbers. In India, the all-in-one emergency number is 112. Otherwise, for fire-101, police-102 and ambulance-103. Carry enough prescription medication to cover the full duration of your trip.
Solo travellers must keep in touch with known and should inform about their location.
Have nice and amazing holidays this season.