Travel Guide

Where travelling is big craze, Travel GuideTravel Guide helps in planning your dream holiday making it simple with every little detail about destinations you would love to visit or know about. It gives you a vivid picture of the destination you are travelling, with a brief overview, best time to visit, places to visit in and around, sightseeing places, best hotels (luxury, semi-luxury and budget), eating out options, shopping, distance chart, festivals and things to do. Travel Guide makes it easier for you to plan your holiday in the best possible way giving you an idea about your tour duration, cost, route and when to visit.

Travelling is fun. But at times it makes you anxious when something goes wrong. Either the way to avoid such inconveniences while you are travelling for a vacation, you need to keep in mind Do’s and Don’ts to make your vacation more enjoyable. We are serving inbound and outbound travellers over two decades and from their travel experience(s) we have noted down below a list of Do’s and Don’ts for you to make your holiday out of any obstacles.

dosDo’s
  • Self-confidence is good when you are at your own surroundings. But while travelling to an unknown destination, always take expert advice from people who have been to that destination or from reputed travel agents.
  • You may find reading is boring. But often times reading travel blogs out of real travel experiences gives you an idea about the destination you want to travel.
  • Technology has lessened the use of pen, pencil and notebook. But it is advisable to pen down every necessary details in a pocket diary instead of taking screen shots of information in your smart phone. This act also lessens the risk of losing your smart phones.
  • It is always advisable to travel with prior hotel bookings and arrangements of transportation, guide and safari with the help of your travel agent.
  • Always keep informed about your travel plans with your family, friends or tour operator.
  • If you are travelling somewhere out of mobile network coverage, it is always advisable to inform your dear ones and tour operator in advance your duration of staying out of coverage. In addition, you must take along a local guide.
  • Carry a power bank.
  • Carry a proper map of the destination you are travelling to.
  • Always try to reach the destination during the day time.
  • Do carry your ID proofs.
  • It is advisable to cover yourself with travel insurance for thefts, loss and medi-claim.
  • Women traveling alone in certain deserted places should avoid walking at odd hours.
  • Your luggage is at your own risk. Always chain and lock your luggage if you are travelling in a train.
  • Do carry a torch.
  • Lastly, travel for fun not to fight. Be polite with your fellow travellers.
dontsDon’ts
  • Consuming alcohol is injurious to health and travelling.
  • Smoking and splitting in public places, heritage sites, railway platforms, train and wildlife reserves is an expensive offence.
  • Do not throw garbage, speak loud, play music, tease animals and feed animals while you are on a wildlife safari at a national park.
  • Do not show off your identity and social status in front of strangers.
  • Do not carry valuables like diamond or gold jewelleries.
  • Do not carry unnecessary cash. ATMs are now at every corner. While travelling to a remote place, at times you may face difficulties in locating an ATM. It is advised to withdraw necessary cash from an ATM before heading to such remote places.
  • Do not humiliate fellow travellers or locals.
  • Do not encourage beggars.
  • Do not eat foods offered by any stranger.
  • Do not photograph women without permission.
  • Do not over load your bags. Try to travel light.
  • Women traveling alone in certain deserted places should avoid walking at odd hours.
  • Don’t ever enter a Temple, Tomb, Dargah or Gurudwara with shoes on and/or scantily dressed. One should cover his/her head with a cloth while in a Gurudwara or Dargah. Parikrama or walking around the sanctum sanctorum should always be in clockwise direction.
  • Do not wear black clothes while visiting a Jain temple. Leather articles are forbidden to be carried in Hindu and Jain temples. Taking photograph of the deity in a temple is normally not permitted. It is always written on the board where the photography is prohibited.
  • Do not always depend on your travel mates. Always keep your own resources and backups.
  • Do not travel without a licensed travel guide.
  • Do not think that travelling is free. It is just a motivational phrase.