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Overseas travellers will require a visa to visit India. You are requested to contact the Indian Embassy/High Commission in your country. In case you are taking extension tours, please ensure you have a multiple entry stamped visa. For visa informations visit www.indianembassy.co.uk/index.htm

Travellers from UK : Visa application form can be downloaded at www.hcilondon.org/visadown.htm

Application requirements:

  1. Completed application form.( Nationals of Pakistan and Bangladesh must complete special application forms.)
  2. Passport valid for at least 6 months.
  3. passport-size photos.
  4. Fee - £30(postal orders only for postal applications).
  5. Stamped addressed special delivery envelope for postal applications.

Days required for visa stamping:1 day (personal applications); 4-6 weeks (postal applications); up to 3 months (if the application needs to be sent to India). Restricted Area Permits: 7 days.

We strongly recommend all travellers to have adequate travel insurance.

Local currency is Indian Rupees Most main hotels, restaurants and shopping centres accept major credit cards. There is no limit to the amount of foreign currency that visitors can bring.

Weather will be mostly hot and sunny. There may be an occasional rain. We advice cotton outfits, hats, sunglasses, sunscreen lotions etc..

For travellers from United Kingdom, most updated travel health advice is available at