India is a land of diverse religions and multitude of seasons that boasts of its unceasing hospitality for anyone and everyone. This is the birthplace of Lord Krishna and the work place of multilingual folks, who proudly claim themselves to be the part of the world’s largest democracy.
Exploring India is fun, but to savor the myriads of flavors of this culturally rich country, you should be well prepared for the best and the worst. Here’s a quick rundown of 12 imperatives that should always be present in your travel bag:
1. Mosquito Repellent
Mosquitoes can be anywhere, why take the risk? Precaution is better than cure!
2. First Aid Kit
Just for your safety!
3. Wet Tissues
You’d need it in the summers to wipe that sticky dirt and in the winters to freshen up the wintry dryness!
4. Hand Sanitizer
There’s loads and loads to devour and you cannot wait to wash your hands!!
5. Power Bank
You should always be “power packed literally as you don’t know how much you can explore in a day and how much your phone and camera can stay up in a day!
6. A Light Blanket
Just to adjust with the change in day and night temperatures.
7. Pepper Spray
Not only women but everyone needs protection.
8. Emergency Contact Numbers
They should be handy as you can be in need of one at any point of time. Though people here are helpful and friendly buy you should be prepared yourself!
9. Dry Fruits
This is what my father has always taught me, that if, by any chance you are stuck in a storm or any calamity, you won’t starve to death!)
10. Google Maps
Though, at times they misdirect you, they save you from squandering money on extra charged taxis and autos.
11. A Diary and a Pen
To jot down anything and everything that catches your attention while exploring a new place!
12. A Pair of Slippers
You cannot wear shoes all day long. Cmon, your feet need to breathe!
Hope the aforementioned list helps you travel safely to India and makes your trip a memorable one! Though, with list or without it, you’ll have an extraordinary experience of this colorful land as it welcomes anyone who wishes to view and feel its majestic idiosyncrasy and beauty.