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Travelling alone to India

How helpful is it to travel to India by booking a tour package with travel agency in India
5 years ago, November 1st 2017 No: 1 Msg: #202775  
I will be traveling to India in the month of February next year. I will be traveling to the southern parts of India i.e. Kerala and Goa. I have done all my research regarding the places I will be visiting, accommodation and traveling.
During my research, I came across various travel agencies and portal, each offing tour packages with different key features. How helpful is it to travel with these travel agency to India? For instance, i got in touch with Travelite India, they are offering a great tour package, should I go for it or book everything myself. Reply to this

5 years ago, November 6th 2017 No: 2 Msg: #202866  
Based upon my experience, I would go with a Stateside based tour company to make sure you are getting a reputable agent. My wife wants to visit India, so I was planning to travel in a 5 star bubble. I did the backpacking thing when I was younger, but now prefer the no hassle tour.

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5 years ago, November 20th 2017 No: 3 Msg: #203126  
Hi, I am an Indian staying in Pune. If its your first visit to India I would suggest go for packaged tour. Maybe you can try some small excursion by yourself. You can check up www.makemytrip.com which is pretty reputed company. If you have been to India before and are aware of the exciting chaos that hits you, you can try booking yourself. Take basic precautions anyways, like dont travel to lonely and deserted places. Reply to this

5 years ago, November 22nd 2017 No: 4 Msg: #203149  
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Namaste! Hi, I'm in India now by myself and although ive picked up a tour here and there to save money and time and to make sure i see key sites, I'm finding it fairly easy to navigate, the bus and train schedules and find places to stay. I'm going to be in Goa next week and i think it will be even easier there. It's always good to find someone at a hostel or guesthouse to tag along with if you don't feel comfortable by yourself but so far im finding india pretty tame and super crazy awesome. I like tours because i dislike planning when i only have limited time. Tours aren't a bad thing if you can find one that meets your needs. Reply to this

5 years ago, November 29th 2017 No: 5 Msg: #203239  
We have been to India several times. In our opinion it is better not to book ahead any tour. At your first place I would book accomodation and transport from the airport. It is very easy in Goa and Kerala to travel on your own. People are friendly and helpful and by far not as aggressive as in some other regions in India. If you are happy with your accomodation I woul rely on their suggestions for tours (normally they have relieable options available to fair prices. Or you can shop around or ask other travellers. Reply to this

5 years ago, December 14th 2017 No: 6 Msg: #203397  
In response to: Msg #202775 While travelling along, especially to Asia countries be sure to know local area phone codes! Just beleive it can be of great help for you in some unpredictable situation. the code for India you can find here: https://areaphonecodes.com/india/
About tour packages, well, they are not often good enough. It would be better to go the place youself. Reply to this

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