Union Territory of Delhi Warnings and Dangers

  • General Warnings
    by Donna_in_India
  • General Warnings
    by Donna_in_India
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Union Territory of Delhi Warnings and Dangers

  • General Warnings

    Delhi Warnings and Dangers

    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 cash in separate pockets. 4. Don't flash jewelry or large sums of money. 5. Never pay for anything upfront - including drivers. 6. Avoid touts! 7. Don't exchange money on the black...

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  • Tap water

    Delhi Warnings and Dangers

    I would avoid drinking any tap water during a visit to Delhi. When dining outside the hotel, make sure you get the bottle in which the water comes, i.e. Aquafina or Bisleri. If you go on a road trip, invest a litre-size bottle or two before heading out, dont assume you will be able to find them on the way. As tempting as some of those drink carts...

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  • Traffic

    Delhi Warnings and Dangers

    Well, travelling trought Delhi traffic is experiance! It seems everything which has weels will find it's way on Delhi streets! Sitting in the front passanger seat in a taxi is ceternly experiance, as the moment my taxi driver pull out of the IGI Airport he put his finer on the horn and he did not stop till we reached our hotel!!! Interesting thing...

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  • Beggars

    Delhi Warnings and Dangers

    When visiting Karol Bagh, one should be aware of certain things. Because of the fact that it is the largest market in the entire city, it gets a good deal of customer traffic. Which means plenty of children/youth beggars. As one other traveler has suggested, if you give money to a SINGLE child, be prepared to give to all of their friends because...

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  • Climate

    Delhi Warnings and Dangers

    When I first arrived in Delhi in early November, it was hazy with a kind of smokey, misty, polluted atmosphere. It was fine and dry, mind, but as you can see by the photo's of Connaught Place, when I arrived back in March everything was much clearer. Delhi also suffers from bad fog during December and January. In fact when I flew back to delhi...

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  • Shoe cleaners

    Delhi Warnings and Dangers

    You may just laugh on the tip when you read it in your guide books, that be careful with some of the shoe-cleaners, those nasty ones, who have not got big and heavy stuffs to carry (so that they can run fast), because they can put sh*t on your shoe that they want to clean for double-triple price. We also laughed on it. After like an hour in Delhi,...

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  • Pickpocketers

    Delhi Warnings and Dangers

    As we were walking along a street just off the western end of Chandni Chowk, we noticed a couple of youths following us. They managed to slip in between us in the crowd, and I saw one of them try to put his hand into my partner's pocket. Luckily there was nothing there! Do be careful walking around the more touristy areas, and don't carry anything...

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  • Comissions

    Delhi Warnings and Dangers

    Once you would need the service of an agency, for example to book a train ticket or whatever, before to agree for somehting, ask them which is the % or value of their services. So, before to confirm something, bergain also about the provvision!!!! Provvison are also on reguarding the shops, if somebody bring you there, it means that the seller...

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  • Be careful

    Delhi is an extreamely vast city with crowds of local and foreign people of all classes.So one must not trust anyone and always reconfirm what one plans.Be very cautious of your belogings since pickpocketing is a common trait in Delhi's crowded places. Terrorism being the latest threat you must follow the rules writen on boards before you enter any...

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  • Dangers of Delhi

    Below are the main things to note in Delhi:- Beware of pickpockets as this is a major tourist city in India.- Traffice is chaotic (this is India, so it is the norm).- Touts are very aggressive, especially at major attractions. The roadside sellers are very persistent and it is quite difficult to shake them off.- Beware of fake items, especially the...

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  • Touts and more touts

    Be assured of this: When anyone speaks to you in Delhi they are attempting to have you part with your money. The simple task of asking directions will lead you to places other than what you requested. Delhi has two official tourist offices and hundreds of unofficial that claim to be official. The India tourist offis is located at 88 Janpath. Do not...

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