Frequently Asked Questions


Frequently Ask Questions

The average travel advice for North India is full of clichés such as “expect the unexpected.” So start with some Google research before visiting any place. It will make your travel easy and comfortable. Be more practical and keep your patience. Always travel with a guide for safety purposes. Ask us questions thru email or call us anytime.

Firstly we would suggest to visit “Manu Adventures India” page on our webiste and look for North India tours. Decide the tours or places you would like to visit and call us we will customize it for you. You can also book online or use the online form also and send us the enquiry for the same.

To get the most of your travel book your holidays around festival season in North India. You will love the experience. You can always call us for more details or check information on festivals in India on Google.

Most of the cities in North India have airports and are also well connected thru roads and railways. You can decide what suits you best and we can book it for you. You can also call us for more information.

You will be met by our local representative on arrival. They would be carrying placard with your name written on it. You would also be provided the name and mobile number of the representative.

For International travelers we require the complete passport details, flight details, phone number and hotel details at the time of booking.

North India is quite safe to travel one just needs to be alert when travelling around. However for female traveler we recommend not to travel alone in the evening for safety reasons. Incase in emergency you can always dial 100 for police and 102 for ambulance.

All major currencies are accepted in North India.

We accept bank transfer, online, google pay, scanner or cash for booking.

One can visit North India at any point of the year and explore the unexplored places.

Frequently Asked Questions About India


India is considered one of the top 15 most affordable destinations in the world. People – Indians are very friendly and enjoy engaging with foreigners. Ease of Communication – Most Indians can speak at least conversational English and internet/Wi-Fi/cell service is widely available. Something for Everyone – India offers history, culture, architecture, adventure, Yoga, Ayurveda, cuisine, beaches, Himalayas, wildlife, backwaters, shopping, festivals, music, dancing, religion and spirituality – just to name a few!


Yes. India offers an electronic tourist visa on arrival (TVoA). Applicants of the eligible countries may apply online a minimum of four days in advance of the date of arrival with a window of 30 days. Example: If applying on 1st Sept, you can select an arrival date from 5th Sept to 4th Oct. The cost is $60 and the TVoA is valid for entry at nine designated airports: Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Trivandrum. Please note this process is only valid for single entry and the visa validity will be 30 days from the date of arrival in India. For more information, please visit the India Electronic Travel Authorization. If your trip exceeds 30 days in duration, or if you are planning to re-enter India after visiting other destinations, you will need to complete an application from Cox & Kings Global Services. Applications can be completed online.


It all depends on your destination and season of travel. Much of India has a patchy climate: warmer in the days and cooler in the evenings. A light jacket or layering is best to accommodate the varying temperatures. Also, we suggest shoes that are comfortable for walking, including sandals and tennis shoes. A head cover may be required for women and men at certain sacred sites and places of worship.


It really depends on your destination, activities and season of travel. In much of Northern and Central India, the favored time to visit is from October – March, when the weather is most mild. In Southern and Eastern India, it is contingent on the monsoon season. Our destination specialists will recommend certain travel times after learning more about your preferences.


Ultimately, what do you hope to see and experience during your trip? Our destination specialists will make recommendations based on your travel preferences. Over 65% of American travelers include a visit to the famed Taj Mahal in Agra, and many incorporate the Golden Triangle in their itinerary – Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur.


Yes, English is commonly spoken throughout India. In fact, most children, particularly in the cities, learn English first in school. It is the most important language for commercial, national, and political status. Hindi is the national language and primary tongue for 40% of Indians. However, there are 21 other official languages, including Gujarati, Tamil, Punjabi and Sanskrit.

How to reach Dharamshala/Mcleodganj?

Gaggal Airport or Kangra Airport at Dharamshala is about 20 km away from McLeod Ganj and is well connected to Delhi, Kullu, and Chandigarh. A number of state-owned and private buses connect McLeod Ganj with other cities like Delhi, Chandigarh, and Dharamshala. Pathankot Railway Station, situated approximately 90 km away, is the closest broad gauge railhead serving those headed to McLeod Ganj.


Things To Carry for Trek

  • Trekking Boots
  • Trekking poles (Optional)
  • Shirts / T-shirts
  • Trousers / Track Pants
  • Windproof jacket (preferably Gore-Tex)
  • Fleece / Full-sleeve
  • Woollen sweater
  • Thermal inner wear(upper & lower)
  • Mittens (Woollen gloves)
  • Woollen socks (extra pairs to be carried)
  • Raincoat / Poncho
  • Towel
  • Water bottle
  • Cap / Hat
  • Sunscreen Lotion
  • Lip Balm
  • Torch / Flashlight (with extra batteries)
  • Medicines, if requiring any specific medication
  • Cameras (with extra memory and batteries)
  • Sunglasses
  • Personal toiletries Books, if you like reading

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