India 2017 Trip and Packing information

Delhi-

Winter starts in mid to late November and peaks in January, with average temperatures around 12–13 °C (54–55 °F).Although winters are generally mild, Delhi's proximity to the Himalayas results in cold waves leading to lower apparent temperature due to wind chill. Delhi can also be warmer during the days. 

 

Rishikesh

October to February: These months constitute the winter season in Rishikesh and see an average temperature of 19°C (66F) to 27°C (80F). Despite the slight chill in evenings, this season is ideal for day rafting and many travellers often visit Rishikesh during this time. 

 

Varanasi

Average Weather in November in Varanasi India. In Varanasi, the month of November is characterized by falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing by 6°F, from 88°F to 82°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 92°F or dropping below 77°F.

 

Nalanda

Winter (November - February) Though winter mornings in Nalanda are pleasant and ideal for sightseeing, the town receives chilly nights. Temperature ranges between 25 to 4 degrees Celsius during this season.

 

Bodhgaya

The weather in Bodh Gaya in November is excellent for travelling, while temperatures are comfortable and range from 13c (55.4F) to 24c (75F) and there are not many days of rain, 2 on average.

 

Essentials

 

  • Passport

  • Visas (down load application & review online links - but don’t get your visa yet. We will tell you when!

  • 4 photo copies of each passport pic page and visa page or letter from online authorization. We give these to our hotels at check in instead of your actual passport.

  • Credit/Debit cards  (All cards work) There are ATM’s where we are going!

  • USD, EURO, CAND cash. We recommend $500+

  • A copy of your departure flight information to give our agent the end of November. 

  • Camera, charger, adaptors, memory card, batteries, etc.

  • Pocket Flash light 

 

Clothing

 

  • Comfortable shoes and sandals

  • Confortable pants and skirts

  • Shorts (women we suggest skirts/pants in place of shorts. Tourist wear them. but Indian culture is not comfortable with it.

  • Long and short sleeve travel shirts and blouses. Sleeveless tops are not allowed in temples or in general not appreciated. However tourist wear them and I leave it up to you.

  • T-shirts 

  • Light weight (rain proof) jacket

  • Sun glasses

  • Sun Screen

  • Hat

  • Swim suit

  • Hand Sanitizer

  • Personal essentials: Day pack, Water bottle, prescription medication and toiletries. Hotels will supply shampoo and soap or course!