© Copyright TravelIndiaSmart.com  2006  - All rights reserved
India tourist guide information and travel tips to explore India. This website provides information such as: Information on touring India, Traveling on Indian trains, Indian airfares & hotels in India Tips on shopping in Indian markets, Popular places in India to visit. Complete information to make your visit to India safe and enjoyable. Quick Links to useful articles:

Arriving in India for the first time - Tips for tourists

The majority of foreign tourists arrive in India by air. So what are Indian airports like? how does one go through Indian customs at the airport? What type of taxis are available and how to go about hiring a taxi the safe way? English is spoken by almost all government officials present at Indian airports  Go to article >>

Train travel in India - Step by step reservation guide

How to make on line reservations from abroad. Train travel within India is the cheapest mode of travel. How to make on-line train reservations from abroad! Train reservations for Indian Railways can now be made on-line form anywhere in the world. In fact if you are visiting India you can now confirm your train travel and even print your own travel tickets at home. Step by step instructions...  Go to article >>> 

Train Reservations in India

without Indian number

 Make on-line train reservations on Indian railways from abroad even if you do not have a Indian mobile phone number - more info >>

Renting car in India

For information on renting self driven cars, documentation required to rent cars in India, Car rental prices in India and international car rental companies in India  Check here >>

Taxi rental in India. Rent a car and driver

Just returned from a two month tour of India. Here car some tips for tourists on car rentals and contact numbers of a few reliable drivers in India Read more >> 

Planning to visit India checklist

With a little bit of planning you can make your India visit an enjoyable experience. Here are some suggestions to consider to help plan your trip. Here is a list of things to do, a pre-planning checklist for tourists visiting India for the first time.  more info >>

Useful tips on arrival at Indian Airports

So you have just landed at an Indian airport to start your holiday in India, Heres what to expect on arrival. Information for visitors arriving in India. How to clear customs, pre-paid taxi service as well as some smart travel advice for touring India   Read more >>

Beaches in India

If a beach vacation is your choice, keep India in mind. India may perhaps be the ideal beach vacation spot when it comes to value for your money! Beach holidays in Goa, Andaman Islands, Kerala beaches, Tamil Nadu beaches. List of beaches in India . . . more info >> 

Save roaming charges in India - Using foreign phones

How to use your foreign cell phone in India without paying roaming charges: Save money on telephone calls during your visit to India. Now you can easily get a local Indian telephone number, just buy an Indian Sim card for less than five dollars and keep in touch with your family and friends.  Read more >> 

Wildlife and National parks in India

Visitors to India can enjoy visits to some of the best wildlife & bird sanctuaries in India. Information on India’s wildlife sanctuaries. Popular Wildlife parks are in the Indian States of Goa - Rajasthan - Kerala &  Uttaranchal  Read more >> Popular tourist attractions in India India has some of the best beaches, wildlife sanctuaries and immense natural beauty that makes India a favorite tourist destination for millions of visitors from around the globe. Places to visit when touring India. Where to go and what to see in India. More info >>

Lavasa City - Picturesque city surrounded by mountains

Lavasa city is located near Pune in the state of Maharashtra and manages to charm visitors with its captivating views. Lavasa has natural beauty as it is surrounded by picturesque hills and the lake in addition to the water sport activities provides a great view at night due to the lights  reflecting in the lake waters. . . More info

Panchgani  - Popular hill station in Maharashtra

Panchgani famous for its natural beauty, fresh air and top class schools. Its natural beauty and close vicinity to the cities of Mahabaleshwar has made Panchgani a popular tourist attraction. . . . More info

Mahabaleshwar - Popular hill stations

Mahabaleshwar is famous for its scenic views with mountains, is a hill station where many locals from cities like Mumbai vacation during the hot summer months. Very close to Panchgani a city with some of India’s most expensive boarding schools  . . . . More info

Air Travel Pass for India - Special Airfares

Air travel passes for tourists are available in India for travel to different cities within India. Save money on airfares in India 'VISIT INDIA FARES' to read article click here >>

Save money on your next foreign vacation

Whether it’s Europe or the United States one of the most popular transportation modes foreigners’ use for vacationing is to drive. However when it comes to Indians, renting a car abroad while touring is not considered an alternative by most Indian tourists. Many don’t realize that they can legally drive in quite a few foreign countries . . . More info

Taj Mahal visitors guide

No trip to India is complete without visiting the Taj Mahal. Here is everything you need to know to plan for your visit to this world famous monument.  For more information >> Think twice before opting for a massage in Kerala Kerala offers massages and advertises various massages to cure all sorts of ailments. Ever wonder what happens to the gallons of oil once a clients massage is over!  Read more >>

Medical Tourism - Health Holidays in India

Medical tourism is a concept that is becoming popular day by day and India is one of the destinations where medical and dental treatments are available at a fraction of the cost when compared to western countries more info >>

Kerala tourist guide and tips

Kerala has lots to offer tourists. From Kerala famous backwater cruises to its scenic hill stations. Information and tips for tourists planning a holiday in Kerala. more information >>

Dental Tourism India

Finding the right dentist in India The main problem faced by tourists visiting India with dental care on their agenda is finding a dental professional that meets the standards they are used to abroad. Here is how my search for a dentist in India went Go to article >>>

Is your Pashmina Shawl Genuine?

Pashmina Shawls are one of the items that is one the shopping list of many foreign tourist visiting India. Tourists are often approached in India by people trying to get them to purchase 'Pashmina Shawls'  Salesmen for shops try to entice tourists into buying Pashmina shawls that often turn out to be Fake Pashmina.  How to check Pashmina  Read More >>>

Ayurvedic Therapy

Almost 100,000 visitors visit Kerala for Ayurvedic & Shirodhara health treatments that are very popular with foreign tourists from all over the world.  Tips and information on what to expect when seeking Ayurvedic treatment in India, Many places offer various types of massages  More >>>  

Medical Insurance in India   

Compare medical insurance in India. Don't live with a false sense of security about your medical policy. Denied claims can spell disaster for many families Check now >>

Shopping Tips - Indian Fashions - Shawls & more

India can be a shoppers paradise provided you know where to find the best deals, how to avoid being ripped of by unscrupulous salesmen who prey on foreign tourists. Fake items such as Pashmina shawls, scarf's and jewelry items are bought by tourists who find out they were cheated after they return to their homelands. For tips on shopping in India check out our shopping pages. This website is not in the selling business and has no connection with any commercial enterprise. Be a smart shopper and make your own choices More info >

Currency withdrawal limits in India removed

The Indian government effective March 13, 2017 has removed currency withdrawal limits announced on November 8, 2016. Currency situation should now be normal in India.

Travel India Smart

 
Complete Touring Guide for exploring India
We are not associated with any tour or travel business  
TRAVEL INDIA SMART
previous
Now Easier & Faster to Get India Visa New Visa rules make it easier to get Indian visas for tourists. Changes for online visa 
-
READ NOW  >> driving on golden gate bridge in san francisco

Using UBER taxi in India

Useful tips and information on using Uber taxi cars in India. Using foreign cards, do and don’t that will help tourists when it comes to local transportation in India  Check now
lavasa city sunset on lake
backwaters kerala elephant with baby elephant - widllife parks
READ NOW  >>
Read this before paying for your tour What you should know when selecting a tour operator for your India tour.  Pros & cons of joining a group tour of India & more

Welcome to Travel India Smart

Traveling to India for holidays or business, here you will find a comprehensive guide for visiting India. Complete information to make your visit to India safe and enjoyable. This website does not represent any company selling India travel services. While the purpose of most travel sites is to sell their travel services. Travel India Smart offers free travel information on touring India. We sell NO travel services and provide unbiased information letting your make your own choices.
jaipur camel safari Indian woman holding garland to welcom people
       © Copyright TravelIndiaSmart.com  2006  - All rights reserved
Welcome to Travel India Smart Traveling to India for holidays  or business, Complete information to make your visit to India safe and enjoyable. We sell NO travel services & provide unbiased information. We do not represent any commercial travel company. Explore India the smart way with travel India smart! India tourist guide  Information on touring India, Traveling on Indian trains, how to make train reservations . . . Indian airfares & budget hotels in India Tips on shopping in Indian markets, Popular places in India to visit. Information & tips on using local transportation in India such as Uber taxi Complete information to make your visit to India safe and enjoyable. Quick Links to useful articles:

Arriving in India for the first time

Tips for tourists

The majority of foreign tourists arrive in India by air. So what are Indian airports like? how does one go through Indian customs at the airport? What type of taxis are available and how to go about hiring a taxi the safe way? English is spoken by almost all government officials present at Indian airports  Go to article >> Now Easier & Faster to Get India Visa New Visa rules make it easier to get Indian visas for tourists. Changes for online visa  more info Read this before paying for your tour What you should know when selecting tour operator for your India tour.  Pros & cons of joining a group tour of India & more

Train travel in India

Step by step reservation guide

How to make on line reservations from abroad. Train travel within India is the cheapest mode of travel. How to make on-line train reservations from abroad! Train reservations for Indian Railways can now be made on-line form anywhere in the world. In fact if you are visiting India you can now confirm your train travel and even print your own travel tickets at home. Step by step instructions...  Go to article >>> 

How to make Train Reservations in India

from abroad . . .

Make on-line train reservations on Indian railways from abroad even if you do not have a Indian mobile phone number - more info >>

Renting car in India

For information on renting self driven cars, documentation required to rent cars in India, Car rental prices in India and international car rental companies in India  Check here >>

Taxi rental in India. Rent a car and driver

Just returned from a two month tour of India. Here car some tips for tourists on car rentals and contact numbers of a few reliable drivers in India Read more > 

Planning to visit India checklist

With a little bit of planning you can make your India visit an enjoyable experience. Here are some suggestions to consider to help plan your trip. Here is a list of things to do, a pre-planning checklist for tourists visiting India for the first time.  more info >>

Pros & Cons of using Tour Agents in India

Read this before finalizing your India tour itinerary. What you should know when selecting tour operator for your India tour.  Pros & cons of joining a group tour of India & more

Useful tips on arrival at Indian Airports

So you have just landed at an Indian airport to start your holiday in India, Heres what to expect on arrival. Information for visitors arriving in India. How to clear customs, pre-paid taxi service as well as some smart travel advice for touring India   Read more >>

Beaches in India

If a beach vacation is your choice, keep India in mind. India may perhaps be the ideal beach vacation spot when it comes to value for your money! Beach holidays in Goa, Andaman Islands, Kerala beaches, Tamil Nadu beaches. List of beaches in India . . . more info >>

Save roaming charges in India - Using

foreign phones

How to use your foreign cell phone in India without paying roaming charges: Save money on telephone calls during your visit to India. Now you can easily get a local Indian telephone number, just buy an Indian Sim card for less than five dollars and keep in touch with your family and friends. Read more >> 

Wildlife and National parks in India

Visitors to India can enjoy visits to some of the best wildlife & bird sanctuaries in India. Information on India’s wildlife sanctuaries. Popular Wildlife parks are in the Indian States of Goa - Rajasthan - Kerala &  Uttaranchal  Read more >> Popular tourist attractions in India India has some of the best beaches, wildlife sanctuaries and immense natural beauty that makes India a favorite tourist destination for millions of visitors from around the globe. Places to visit when touring India. Where to go and what to see in India. More info >>

Shopping Tips - Indian Fashions - Shawls

& more . . .

India can be a shoppers paradise provided you know where to find the best deals, how to avoid being ripped of by unscrupulous salesmen who prey on foreign tourists. Fake items such as Pashmina shawls, scarf's and jewelry items are bought by tourists who find out they were cheated after they return to their homelands. For tips on shopping in India check out our shopping pages. This website is not in the selling business and has no connection with any commercial enterprise. Be a smart shopper and make your own choices More info >>

Air Travel Pass for India - Special Airfares

Air travel passes for tourists are available in India for travel to different cities within India. Save money on airfares in India 'VISIT INDIA FARES' to read article click here >>

Taj Mahal visitors guide

No trip to India is complete without visiting the Taj Mahal. Here is everything you need to know to plan for your visit to this world famous monument. For more information >> Think twice before opting for a massage in Kerala Kerala offers massages and advertises various massages to cure all sorts of ailments. Ever wonder what happens to the gallons of oil once a clients massage is over!  Read more >>

Medical Tourism - Health

Holidays in India

Medical tourism is a concept that is becoming popular day by day and India is one of the destinations where medical and dental treatments are available at a fraction of the cost when compared to western countries more info >>

Kerala tourist guide and tips

Kerala has lots to offer tourists. From Kerala famous backwater cruises to its scenic hill stations. Information and tips for tourists planning a holiday in Kerala. more information >>

Dental Tourism India

Finding the right dentist in India The main problem faced by tourists visiting India with dental care on their agenda is finding a dental professional that meets the standards they are used to abroad. Here is how my search for a dentist in India went Go to article >>>

Is your Pashmina Shawl Genuine?

Pashmina Shawls are one of the items that is one the shopping list of many foreign tourist visiting India. Tourists are often approached in India by people trying to get them to purchase 'Pashmina Shawls'  Salesmen for shops try to entice tourists into buying Pashmina shawls that often turn out to be Fake Pashmina.  How to check Pashmina  Read More >>>

Ayurvedic Therapy

Almost 100,000 visitors visit Kerala for Ayurvedic & Shirodhara health treatments that are very popular with foreign tourists from all over the world.  Tips and information on what to expect when seeking Ayurvedic treatment in India, Many places offer various types of massages  More >>>  

Medical Insurance in India   

Compare medical insurance in India. Don't live with a false sense of security about your medical policy. Denied claims can spell disaster for many families Check now >>

Lavasa City - Picturesque city surrounded

by mountains

Lavasa city is located near Pune in the state of Maharashtra and manages to charm visitors with its captivating views. Lavasa has natural beauty as it is surrounded by picturesque hills and the lake in addition to the water sport activities provides a great view at night due to the lights  reflecting in the lake waters. . . More info

Mahabaleshwar - Popular hill stations

Mahabaleshwar is famous for its scenic views with mountains, is a hill station where many locals from cities like Mumbai vacation during the hot summer months. Very close to Panchgani a city with some of India’s most expensive boarding schools  . . . . More info

Panchgani  - Popular hill station in

Maharashtra

Panchgani famous for its natural beauty, fresh air and top class schools. Its natural beauty and close vicinity to the cities of Mahabaleshwar has made Panchgani a popular tourist attraction. . . . More info

Using UBER taxi in India

Useful tips and information on using Uber taxi cars in India. Using foreign cards, do and don’t that will help tourists when it comes to local transportation in India  Check now
rental car

Travel India Smart

 
Complete Touring Guide for exploring India
We are not associated with any tour or travel business
TRAVEL INDIA SMART
READ NOW  >> READ NOW  >>
kerala wooden massage table
elephant with baby elephant - widllife parks backwaters kerala lavasa city sunset on lake
jaipur camel safari
Navigation