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Best Time to Visit

October to March is the dry season. 
May to October is the monsoon season. 
January to March is nice to be in South India, Goa, and the golden triangle
March to September is the best for trekking in the Himalayas.

How Many Days?

1 Week for India Golden Triangle
2 to 3 weeks to experience Kashmir and Leh and Ladakh
3 Weeks for Agra, Rajasthan, and Kerala 
1 Month to explore Northeast India (Nagaland, Manipur, and Mizoram)

India Visa

India’s eVisa allows one to stay up to 30 days (Double-Entry), 365 days (Multi-Entry) or 5 years (Multi-Entry). 

The U.S. Citizens can apply for 10 years visa to stay up to 180 days. 

India Sim Card

90 Days post-paid tourist sim card from Vodafone, Airtel, or Jio stores. 
Present original and photocopy of 1 passport photo,  passport, and India visa, and local address (hotel), and local reference (hotel). 
Verification and activation take 10 to 15 hours.

Getting Around

India RailwaysRedbus 
Autorickshaw / Uber / Ola Taxi
Hire a car with a driver
Bounce Share Scooter Rental  or Onnbikes scooter rental


  • Tipping 10% – 30% in restaurants, drivers, and porters, etc. 

Foods to Try

  • Biryani (Hydrabadi & Lucknowi)
  • Roghan Josh
  • Kerala Banana leaf Fish
  • The popular Rajesthani Dal baati churma (vegetarian)
  • Chicken Chettinad
  • Pani Puri/Chana Chaat/Pav bhaji