Frequently Asked Questions

Laundry services are readily available through your hotel/guesthouse, inexpensive and are usually able to return your items on the same day.

Sometimes different food types can cause digestive problems. To help avoid stomach upsets we recommend regular hand washing with anti-bacterial hand lotion/wipes, drinking bottled-only water, and avoiding hot spicy curries until you feel better. Your driver will assist you should you need to visit a pharmacy/drugstore for medication, though we advise guests to include gastroenteritis medication in their travel kit.

Most Indian meals are cooked to order, so they can usually be adapted to accommodate allergies or food intolerances. Your driver will be able to assist you in communicating with staff at restaurants or food vendors.

Indian food caters for all palates and preferences, it is also delicious and inexpensive. Alongside traditional Indian cuisine, there are many other international food options

Traffic in India can be daunting for visitors but our drivers are extremely experienced and trained to cope with India's traffic challenges

India is a safe country to visit but we recommend using common sense regarding carrying money and valuables. Your driver will guard your valuables/luggage in the car while you sightsee.

Your driver knows the best places for jewellery, silk, leather goods etc and the best bazaars for holiday mementos. If you feel you need help in the markets, ask your driver to accompany you.

You will need to pay for all meals each day (except breakfast, if the hotels are booked by us) and entry fees to historical sites. Experienced local guides are available at many historical sites for a small fee. An allowance of approximately $25USD per person per day would cover these expenses.

We suggest adding the following to your suitcase: a light jacket for cooler evenings, comfortable walking shoes, insect repellant, sunscreen and anti-bacterial hand lotion/wipes.