/ Entry Requirements
Almost every non-Indian needs a tourist visa
for traveling to India.
Money Currency: Indian Rupee Exchange rate: Check at time of travel as it
can fluctuate. Changing Money: You cannot obtain rupees outside
India so change your travelers cheques and foreign
currency on arrival at the hotel if you can (a better
exchange rate than at the airport).
Holidays / Festivals
The royal state of Rajasthan has all the usual Hindu and
Muslim festivals. Besides these, there are a number of
exotic and colorful festivals, which are distinctive to
the state. During these fairs and festivals, the whole
state comes to life with bursts of song, dance and procession.
These fairs are very much a highlight of a travel in Rajasthan.
Pushkar camel fair, Desert Festival, Baneshwar Fair, Mewar
festival, Gangaur festival, Elephant festival, Teej are
some of the most flamboyant festivals of Rajasthan.
Country Code for India: 91.
Mobile telephones :
These phones work in almost all the towns and cities of
Rajasthan, to be more precise, the whole of Rajasthan.
Internet: You can have Internet access through 'Cyber
Cafes' only in the major urban centers, such as Jaipur,
Fax: Sending faxes at telegraph offices involves filling
in forms and possibly a long wait but staff
Dress in Rajasthan is casual. However, in the smarter
city hotels people often change into fresh clothes for
dinner. When sightseeing, do dress conservatively. Ladies
are advised to be fairly modestly dressed.
Wherever you stay in Rajasthan, it can be arranged for
a tailor to come and see you to have clothes made. They
will also bring a choice of fabrics, if asked.
Don't try to sneak into temples and mosques that forbid
non-Hindus or non-Muslims.