India is a ancient, traditional and very different culture to the Western world. Although crimes against women in India, including foreigners, are on the rise, Indian government give a wide range of advice on travelling to India. Journal Edge presents the Women Travel safety tips that can helps you to see India without fear, So please don’t let fear stop you from experiencing the most amazing, mind blowing, magical and life changing travel destination there is – it really is Incredible India and the rewards certainly overcharge the challenges. Try your best to fit in with Indian culture both for your safety and sanity! You could even try starting your trip with a home stay or something where you can learn about Indian culture though your host family.
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- If going out with friends make sure you always come back together and book a cab through a company like #Ola/ #Uber/ #Avis where the journey is tracked.
- When travelling by overnight train, choose an upper berth to avoid prospective gropers and have more privacy.
- Avoid eye contact and chit-chat with unknown men: both can be misinterpreted.
- Avoid public transportation at night, and never ride in empty buses or trains at night.
- Respect local culture and avoid unwanted attention, which at the very least will make you feel uncomfortable if not unsafe, by covering up.
- In Indian culture women don’t generally make eye contact, smile, or flirt with men they don’t know. Avoid direct eye contact with anyone.
- You do need to be on your guard to avoid the scams and hassles, especially in the North and the hassle is worst around airports, bus and train stations and popular tourist monuments.
- Take your a mobile phone always with you and get an Indian sim card
- Wear Indian clothes Indian clothes are light, comfortable, inexpensive and appropriate to the climate and the need for modesty.
- Body language is examined, analyzed, then reanalyzed and finally beaten with a stick by Indians. Smoking, drinking, dancing, and public displays of affection are often regarded as being signs of poor moral character in India. please avoid it openly.
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