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India, go or not go??

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1. Posted by ristinw (Full Member 53 posts) 10y

I'm going to travel to Japan on the 31st of March for 7 days. After that i wish i could go to somewhere else, because i still have got US800 left. So, i wish to go to India for 3 days, but i'm worried about the standard of hygiene over there, i'm kind of easy sick person, so, any advice?? :(

2. Posted by pwfcompton (Budding Member 6 posts) 10y

I`d say go, great place to go to, in truth though in 3 days you will barely catch the atmosphere, let alone a bug. Golden rules as always don`t drink the water and stay away from street fended food.

3. Posted by wouterrr (Travel Guru 3379 posts) 10y

Three days is nothing. That's why I recommend a daytrip to Agra for the Taj Mahal, from Delhi (if you land in Delhi). Train departs in the morning and takes 2,5 hours by Shatabdi exp.

4. Posted by Degolasse (Travel Guru 823 posts) 10y

With only 3 days, I would say don't even bother. India's the kind of place that takes a couple days to adjust to, and it seems you'll spend more on flight time and adjusting than its worth just to see a few sights in Delhi and a day trip to Agra. Surely there is something else you can see in Japan for that 3 days.
But if you decide to, don't worry about getting sick. Don't drink the water, and eat in busy restarants and you'll probably be fine.

5. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 10y

India is such a fantastic place.
The ultimate travel experience.
Easily sick!!! It would be a pity, to miss out on Indian food. It is delicious. Just eat it. 3 days is such a short time. U will recover from being sick.


6. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 10y

dont try to do a whole bunch of stuff, because u really dont have the time, and india can be a confusing place.
Just go and hang out. Soak up the atmosphere. Just being in India, will be an experience in itself, even if u dont visit any tourist attractions.


7. Posted by daveh (Travel Guru 1027 posts) 10y

Why don't you put the 800 dollars towards a longer trip when you have saved up more holiday.