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Travel Information

Passport and Visa

All foreign visitors entering India must have a passport which is valid for at least 30 Days. Participants from countries whose citizens are required to have a visa should apply to the India consular office or diplomatic mission in their countries at least 6 weeks before departure.
For more information, please visit the Government of India Visa Application


Credit Cards & Travellers Cheques

Major credit cards, such as VISA, Master Card are acceptable in hotels and shops. Traveller’s cheques can be conveniently cashed at all commercial banks and authorized money exchanges.


Currency

Only Indian Rupees is acceptable at stores and restaurants. Foreign currency exchange services are available at major banks.


Banking & Exchange

Most local banks are opened Monday to Friday between 10:00-17:00.


Weather

Being the Southeast Asia region, India has a subtropical climate. During January, the temperature averages 20 to 25 degrees.


Time Zone

India time is GMT plus 5:30. There is no daylight saving time. Sunrise is around 7.00 am. And sunset at 6.15-6.30 pm throughout the year.