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General Information

There is no national language in India.

The official languages of India are Hindi, English.

The national currency of India is Indian rupee (₹) (INR).

1 INR equals  .
equals  INR.

Location

India

The distance from to India is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to India. Exercise increased caution in India due to crime and terrorism. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of India is 42. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 100 / 112 to call the police in India.

LGBT

India has a score of 1 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. India ranks #57 worldwide.

An 1861 colonial-era law, known as Section 377 of India's penal code, makes same-sex sexual acts illegal in India, and a December 2013 Indian Supreme Court ruling confirmed the law. Although prosecution under Section 377 is rare, LGBTI visitors may wish to avoid drawing attention.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to India should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in India:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Cholera
  • Hepatitis B
  • Malaria
  • Japanese Encephalitis
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in India to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in India differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In India, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type D
  • Type M
Weather

The temperature difference between India and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Possible light rain today.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 64–77°F  /  18–25°C 98% 51%
Sat November 09 60–77°F  /  16–25°C 83% 1%
Sun November 10 59–78°F  /  15–26°C 79% 0%
Mon November 11 57–79°F  /  14–26°C 69% 1%
Tue November 12 59–80°F  /  15–27°C 66% 1%
Wed November 13 59–79°F  /  15–26°C 64% 0%
Thu November 14 57–78°F  /  14–26°C 59% 0%
Fri November 15 57–79°F  /  14–26°C 61% 1%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:25 am and sets at 05:36 pm. This equates to 11.2 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in India, it is in . When the sun sets in India, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in India is 53.41 INR. Every kilometer costs an additional 14.83 INR. Every hour of waiting time costs 84.09 INR.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in India.

The minimum driving age is 18.

Left-hand traffic, keep to the left side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 76.00 INR in India.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 244.84 INR.

The legal drinking age in India is 18. This is also the minimum age to purchase alcohol.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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