Passports and Visas:
INDIA: In all liklihood, you will need a valid passport and a visa to enter India. It is STRONGLY recommended that you apply for a visa FOUR weeks prior to departure. Equally, do not apply too early as you might find that your visa has expired before you arrive!
For residents of the USA: The Indian Embassy no longer accepts applications for visas from individuals. One needs to use a nominated visa service. Information about visas is at http://www.indianembassy.org/visa.php and the nominated visa service is by Travisa (ph: 800-222-2589).
For residents of Canada: Visas will be issued depending on where one resides, and this is available from http://www.hciottawa.ca/counsularservices.htm#VISA.
of other countries: Please contact the Indian Embassy in
THAILAND: Check with the Royal Thai Embassy in your country if you will need a visa to enter Thailand.
TRAVEL INSURANCE: We strongly recommend that you get adequate travel insurance when traveling overseas. Please use the service provider you are comfortable with. CSA Travel Protection is a provider of travel insurance.