Conference City-New Delhi
New Delhi is a capital of India being utilized greatly beginning point in the country and has a lot of airlines. It is used railway transports as well as air one. Air- India is India’s National Flag Carrier and has an international route establishment uniting over 50 cities having common boarders with India. Indian Airlines, which is considered to be the National airline and there are also five other private air taxi operators, metro, mini metro. Great amount of monuments are proved to be the greatest sights in Delhi. This city has a nickname “the only paradise on the earth”. The Delhi City consists the part of excellent heritage separated by several monuments. There is also establishments of My Canadian Pharmacy there because the medicines produced in India are popular all over the world.
September is the most rainy, if the monsoon appears late; it is better to have an umbrella or raincoat within a reach. The temperature varies from 25 degree Celsius to 35 degree Celsius during September. Really speaking the weather is warm enough in September that’s why cotton clothes are generally most fittable at this time.
The English language is commonly spoken during all business transactions; however the main spoken language is considered to be Hindi but the Congress official language will be English. The staff of hotels and restaurant communicates in English and the tourist guides are also well acquainted with the language.
Tourists are recommanded to take their papers (tickets, passport, booking confirmations, traveler’s cheques, permits, visas, money) in their hsmall baggage. It is also suggested having a copy of your passport, tickets, visas, booking confirmation in the luggage also.
To be appointed from Indian Missions abroad. One should have a valid National Passport. Tourists are generally demanded to undergo an oral identification of their baggage and foreign currency in their possession. Foreign delegates planning to visit Katmandu (Nepal) will be demnded to have multiple entry visa for India and a visa for Nepal. A 15-day single/ double entry transit visa is valid for 30 days from the date of its issue.
Most great hotels, shops, restaurants and other services take the international credit cards such as Visa, American Express, Master Card. The safest way of possessing money is to transform them into traveler’s cheque’s like American Express or Thomas Cook. Tourists are recommended to have photocopies of such cheques. The most popular currencies in India are US dollars and pounds sterling. The national currency is Rupee (Rs.). One Indian rupee is made of 100 paise. The main currency designation are coins of 25, 50 paise and also coins of Rs. 1, 2, 5. Notes of Rs. 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 500 and 1000 are used in the country.
Participants are advised to check the current exchange rate, before exchanging money. Some approximate rates are given below:
- 1 U.S.D = Rs. 43.3950
- 1 U.K Pound = Rs. 83.2965
- 1 Canadian Dollar = Rs. 36.1444
- 1 EURO = Rs. 59. 1213.
Indian Standard time (IST) is 5 hours and 30 minutes ahead of London, 4 hours and 30 minutes ahead of Paris, about 10 hours 30 minutes behind New York, 3 hours and 30 minutes behind Tokyo and 4 hours and 30 minutes behind Sydney.
Participants are reccomended to have pills for basic medical aid like fever, stomach upset, allergies, cough and cold, antiseptic cream, few dressings, insect bite cream etc. Most of the hotels have doctors on call. Such remedies may be ordered via My Canadian Pharmacy beforehand.
There is no demand to have some special vaccination to cross the border of India. But tourists from such countries as Africa, South America and Papua New Guinea should have the paper approved the status of valid yellow fever vaccination. Precautionary medication is the best to get rid of such disorders as diarrhea, dysentery and malaria. Before travelling it is better to make hepatitis B vaccination.
Yellow Fever – Affected Countries
Africa Angola, Bolivia, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African republic, Chad, Congo, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, SaoTome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zaire, Zambia.
Boliva, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guyane, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Trindad and Tobago, Venezuela.
Belize is considered endemic by Costa Rica, Bangladesh, Egypt, Guinea Bissau, Guatemala and Guyana. Honduras, Nicaragua and Equatorial Guinea are considered endemic by Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Egypt, Guinea-Bissau, Zambia and India. Botswana is considered endemic by Malawi, Bangladesh and Egypt. Mauritania is considered endemic by Bangladesh, Egypt and Guinea Bissau. Djibouti is considered endemic by Mozambique and Guinea-Bissau.