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INDIA

VISA FORM :

All foreign nationals entering India are required to possess a valid international travel document in the form of a national passport (minimum 6 months valid at the departure date) with a valid visa obtained from an Indian Mission or Post abroad.

All Individual visa seekers are requested to apply for the Indian Visa through Online application link in order to make an application for getting the Indian visa.

The duly signed physical copy of the application form completed in all respect and submitted successfully, is to be submitted at the concerned Indian Visa Application Center (IVAC) or directly to Indian Mission/ Post, on the scheduled date of interview along with the requisite supporting documents. The instructions for filling the form and scheduling the appointment can be seen at Instructions for Regular Visa Application. Important technical information for filling online Indian visa application can be referred at Technical Instructions.

The visa costs around 90€ (check it locally to Indian Consulate) and has is obtainable in around a week …

By the way we really advice to do it in advance !

GENERAL INFOS : https://www.indiaonlinevisa.org/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc

Belgium : http://in.vfsglobal.be/

France : http://www.vfsglobal.com/india/france/

Germany : https://www.indianembassy.de/pages.php?id=14

UK : http://www.vfsglobal.com/India/UK/

SPECIAL PERMITS :

Climbing expeditions and some treks require special permits. The demand process can take a while depending for example the political situation close China’s border. It can take sometimes 3 months. We advice you as for the visa to manage it in advance

INSURANCE :

Don’t travel without health insurance. Emergency evacuation is expensive. Consider the following when buying insurance:

  • You may require extra cover for adventure activities such as rock climbing and scuba diving.
  • In India, doctors usually require immediate payment in cash. Your insurance plan may make payments directly to providers or it will reimburse you later for overseas health expenditures. If you do have to claim later, make sure you keep all relevant documentation.
  • Some policies ask that you telephone back (reverse charges) to a centre in your home country where an immediate assessment of your problem will be made.