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Planning a trip to Haryana? We are sure, your visit will be filled with ample moments of joy and you will take home a treasure trove of lifetime memories.

To get the best out of Haryana and make your tour safe and thoroughly enjoyable, please go through the below mentioned points, which are especially useful for the tourists from abroad:

  • It is always better to get some background information on the particular place that you are planning to visit.
  • At first ensure your booking at hotel before arrival.
  • At the time of arrival, make it a point that there is somebody to escort you to your hotel.
  • Be sensitive to Indian culture and show your respect for the same. Do not express affection in public places with the member of opposite sexes and dress up according to the place you visit especially religious one.
  • Foreigners are requested not to feel offended if anybody stares at them as it is just curiosity on their part; in general, Indians are hospitable and friendly.
  • While taking photographs of people, it is better to ask them before taking pictures. While some may be thrilled, others may find it offensive. Some tourist spots such as religious shrines and restricted areas may prohibit photography.
  • Please be a responsible traveller and be sensitive towards environment and ecology of the place you are visiting.
  • The electric current in India is 220/ 250 volts and 50 cycles. It is AC practically everywhere. Carry converters if you have some electric equipment with you.
  • Avoid taking cabs off the road during late nights.
  • Avoid raw salads and road-side exposed food.
  • Gather all the information about the place you want to visit.
  • Put all your documents related to travel in one bags and take care of them.
  • Hire a government authorized guide to help you know about the place.
  • Get immunized before entering a new place and carry your required medicines.
  • Don't purchase air/rail/but tickets through strangers or unauthorized travel agents.
  • Do not hire unlicensed operators for transportation.
  • It is safe not to go out after it is too late and avoid isolated places.
  • Do not carry much cash or valuable while visiting places full of crowd.
While visiting a religious place...
  • Respect and maintain the sanctity of the place.
  • Remember to remove your shoes before entering a shrine.
  • Don't drinking alcoholic beverages on the premises or speak in a raised voice.
  • Women should always be properly dressed and should cover their head before entering a religious place.
  • Please confirm if photography is allowed before taking photographs.
  • While entering a mosque, you are supposed to step right foot first into the courtyard.
  • In temples all leather products like shoes, belts, handbags, camera cases etc. are prohibited.
  • Many temples also expect visitors to purify themselves by washing their hands and feet under a tap or tank available there before entering.
  • Remember not to keep your feet pointing towards the Holy Book while sitting or step over any one sitting in prayer or meditation.