Jaipur Warnings and Dangers

  • Warnings and Dangers
    by Donna_in_India
  • Warnings and Dangers
    by Donna_in_India
  • Warnings and Dangers
    by Donna_in_India

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  • 1. scary men on motorcycles

    I stayed in Jaipur for a month with a group of students. One girl in our group was riding in the back of a bicycle rickshaw one evening, and a group of four men on two motorcycles pulled the rickshaw...

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  • 2. Touts and hawkers are everywhere

    You will run in to persistent sellers of everything around the tourist sites. It's not a danger as much as an annoyance. If you do not want to buy anything, do...

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  • 3. Disgusting

    Maybe you'll be attracted by the colors and smells of India. They are really gorgeous. But not in the market, specially in the areas reserved for chicken or...

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  • 4. Money Matters...

    1. Double-check all hotel and restaurant bills for errors.2. Don't leave cash and valuables in your hotel room. Use room safes where available.3. Keep daily...

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  • 5. Travelling with Infants/Toddlers...

    Indians adore children and you will see (and hear) children all over - at all times - of the day and night. So your children will be welcomed warmly. But if...

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  • 6. Mischievous Monkeys...

    You will come across monkeys in many places in India - everywhere from temples to forts to jungles. The monkeys in the jungles are not used to interaction with...

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  • 7. Safety & Police...

    1. Within India dial 100 or 108 for police.2. Within India dial 101 or 108 for medical or fire emergency.3. Be aware of your surroundings. Report any suspicious...

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  • 8. Respect & Common Courtesies...

    1. Learn at least Hello, Thank you, Yes, No, and Goodbye in Hindi (at least).2. Turn your cell phones off inside churches, temples, museums, etc. If it rings...

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  • 9. Health & Eating...

    1. Drink bottled water (check to confirm seal has not been broken). Do NOT drink tap water or any water served in a restaurant in a glass unless you saw it...

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  • 10. Taking Photos...

    1. If there are signs saying “No photos”, don’t take pictures! (Some airports & bridges, Military Bases, etc. are off-limits!)2. Learn how to use your camera...

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  • 11. Women Travelers...

    1. Unless on the beaches of Goa, it's best to dress conservatively. No shorts, short skirts, or shirts displaying too much cleavage. You will have to endure...

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  • 12. Travel Within India...

    1. If not taking a prepaid taxi or a metered taxi/rickshaw, negotiate the fare before taking off.2. If spending alot of time with a taxi driver (or any driver),...

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  • 13. Waste Management

    Much like most other Indian cities, Jaipur and its streets are plagued by piles of rubbish. Surprisingly though, Jaipur seems to be doing something about it...

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  • 14. Beware of pick pocketers

    1. Beware of pick pocketers (which is otherwise you should when travelling to a new place)2. Further sometime fake guides may try to accompany you, be careful...

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  • 15. The traffic in Jaipur

    The traffic into Jaipur city is by far the most chaotic I have ever seen. Jaipur is a city with more than 4 mill. people. But the roads are not made for so many...

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  • 16. Prevention better then cure

    Though Jaipur is one of the safest place but odd events keep happening. Single ladies should avoid travelling alone late at night, drink in limit and with known...

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  • 17. Powercut at 9am-11am

    You might experience some shortish powercuts whilst staying in India. However, be warned that Jaipur, and a lot of other places in Rajasthan, have daily...

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  • 18. Traffic in the Old City

    Traffic is pretty horrendous in the Old City even though the streets in the Old City were planned. They weren't planned, however, to cope with the volume of all...

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  • 19. Snake Charmers

    The Snake Charmers are of course a bit of a tourist show and usually if you take a photo of them, they will expect to be paid. You will find them outside the...

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  • 20. Beware of Bulls

    Before entering the Monkey Temple, I bought a kilo of peanuts. My autorickshaw driver had said I'd build good karma by feeding the monkeys.I handed peanuts to...

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  • 21. Take care about dope dealers

    This is a very big problem in Pushkar, moreover in the Gaths area or in the old city part.Everyone will offer you every kind of drugs, simply avoid them and...

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  • 22. Bargain for whatever

    If there is one thing you have to learn as quick as possible is this: Bargain! Regaurding whatever, from stuff, to food, to drinks. When somebody is asking 100,...

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  • 23. Take care once buying a bus ticket

    It happends a very strange thing to me.I book a bus ticket for the route and I paid normally the rate.Once we were dropping on the bus, the man told us “you do...

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  • 24. Cows at the Monkey Temple

    These cows saw me throwing peanuts to monkeys -- or maybe just saw me carrying a bag of peanuts -- and they wanted some. They came after me and were only chased...

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  • 25. Hassling

    Unfortunately Jaipur will always be connected for me with the memory of being hassled most of the day. The Indian men are a pest in Jaipur. They wanted to talk...

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