The major city in Punjab are ,Amritsar , Jalandhar, Chandigarh,  Ludhiana and  Patiala.
  • Avoid drinking water from an unknown source. When in doubt ask for "Bisleri" mineral water. As a further precaution bring water purifying tablets.
  • There are some areas in India where malaria is still prevalent. Prior to your departure, get a prescription from your doctor for some anti malarial tablets.
  • Do remember to bring some insect repellent, mosquito coils or even an electronic repellent. Mosquitoes in India can be fierce.
  • Cows are considered sacred in India, so when you are driving in India do not hit one.
  • Avoid foods which have been laid out in the open, avoid sweets and candies from local markets.
  • Wash fruits before eating them.
  • Do carry sunglasses, sunscreen and a hat.
  • Ask permission before taking any photographs, if possible try to carry a Polaroid instant camera. Indians loved to be photographed. You can earn a lot of cooperation and friendship.
  • Always respect religious shrines and places of worship. Some places require visitors to observe a decent dress code. Take care not to violate any taboos in a mosque or a temple.
  • Change currency only from Thomas Cook Exchange Bureaus or official moneychangers. Remember to retain the Currency Exchange receipts after each transaction. You will need them for re-exchange on departure.
  • Photography is prohibited in places of military importance, railway stations, bridges, airports and military installations.
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