Travel Guideline

Dos and Dont's

Here is a list of some important dos and don'ts for hassle-free and enjoyable travel in India.

  • Please read entire web site, all details, term and conditions.
  • Please submit complete and correct details asked in the form or in the responding mail without errors, omissions, mistakes and negligence.
  • Please inform any other details relevant to your medical tour.
  • Do not hide any health related information which may effect your treatment. All health related information will be very confidential.
  • At least one person accompanying you must be able to speak and understand English or Arabic language. (At least 50% he should speak and understand English) If this is not possible, you should inform us about the language you speak, for us to arrange translator for you.
  • You should complete formalities in time: Visa, Finance, & Ticket & leave from your office.
  • Make sure your Passport & that of the ones accompanying you is valid for at least 6 months while applying for your visa.
  • Check your baggage on arrival or departure while travelling.
  • Avoid carrying jewellery and expensive articles, and if you are carrying, please take proper care of those articles.
  • If your baggage is found to be missing, make a written complain at baggage loss cell at the airport with complete details of your passport, flight, flight no, & take written copy of your complain.
  • Avoid touts at airport/stations/bus stand.
  • Always use tourist assistance desk for proper advice.
  • Women travellers should avoid going out at late hours.
  • Please do not enter places of worship with shoes on.
  • While changing money, insist on getting encashment certificate.
  • Do not encourage beggars.
  • Be conscious of cultural and social sensitivities of the various regions of India. There is no single rule for that, the best way is to observe and follow.
  • Always drink safe mineral water and take well-cooked food.
  • Buy at genuine shops only. Bargaining is a popular practice in India and sometimes necessary.
  • Always travel on reserved ticket by train and avoid eating anything offered by fellow travellers on train or road travels.
  • Use licensed guides for sightseeing.
  • Take care of all your belongings and keep doors, windows and bags locked and secured properly. This will save time and money for you.
  • Do not accept and carry any parcel of Known or unknown people, if you want to accept it and carry it, you will do this at your own risk
  • Do not carry drugs. Drug trafficking leads to 20 years of imprisonment in India. Please read point no 14 once again.
  • Avoid excessive drinking, at least during association with Sapphire SEHA
  • It is advisable to carry travel insurance for thefts & loss and medi-claim.


It is advisable to carry:

Passport and VISA. Keep separate Photostat copies. Confirmed air tickets for all sectors.

Clearly filled up vouchers of your tour operator with all service details. Names of Contact persons' and round-the- clock numbers. Confirmation faxes/letters/e-mails from your tour operator, hotels and other service providers.

Complete information on sight-seeing itinerary and tourism office of assistance. Spare passport-size photographs International driving license.

All permits, Ind-rail passes and other documents if applicable.