How To Plan For Your Trip To India?


If you think that you can just pack your bags, put on your travel gear and head straight to India, then that’s not going to happen. Traveling to India requires a lot of planning and mental preparation (Yes). From the Himalayas in the North to the chaotic alleys of Northern cities; and from the serene backwaters and gurgling rivers to the Gangetic plains – with so much to see, it’s difficult to determine where to start from. Don’t worry. Here are a few tips:

1. Decide where you want to go
Do you want to walk down the rugged Himalayan terrains? Or want to experience the golden sun and the beaches? Or do you want to spend a lazy afternoon laid back in the houseboat and roaming the serpentine water canals in Kerala? Or you want to get a taste of the wilderness and witness the majesty of the big cats? India is so vast and varied that you have to first decide which part you actually want to visit. Start researching a bit and make a rough itinerary. Choose one part of the country and plan your trip to places around it.

2. When do you want to travel?
This is important. India has different weather patterns. Seasons are not the same in every part of the country. At some place, you will experience temperature below zero degrees and at other places, you might experience hot and humid weather. Usually, March to June is the time when it’s summer in the subcontinent. If you are travelling during summers, choose places with a colder climate. If you plan to travel during winters, the Himalayan area would be too cold. So, choose the area depending on the weather.

3. Want to take a Tour?
You can easily book tour packages from hotel booking sites in India. They offer a complete package and you can take guided tours to standard destinations and places of attractions. Some tours are really immersive as the tour planners are well aware of the country and its various corners. So you won’t miss out any single thing.

4. Get you train or Flight Tickets
Book it early. You may not prefer to do advanced booking or may not want to stick to a fixed route but in India, often trains and flights get filled up months in advance. This is especially during the peak seasons and vacation time. Get your tickets early to avoid any inconvenience later. Booking train tickets may seem a bit confusing at first but you can always take the help from tour planners. They can help you book your flight or train tickets and plan other things as well.

Book Your Hotel Early with Tourient
Before you travel anywhere, book your hotel. Tourient is a platform where you can book both tour packages to India and hotels. Our itineraries are carefully prepared to give you the best experience. Also, if you want, you can customise your trip. For any ‘further details, visit

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