To all who participated in our wedding tour, we thank you. No words can express how amazing the experience was to the both of us…pictures coming soon! And John, we look forward to seeing our picture in the Oregonian!
As of October 1, 2007, the process for obtaining an Indian visa has changed. The visa collection and delivery process has been outsourced to Travisa Outsourcing: http://indiavisa.travisaoutsourcing.com/
The consulates and embassy will continue to receive and service emergency visa applications only.
Northwest Airlines will soon be starting non-stop service from PDX to Amsterdam. This is a fantastic route for our local clients, as those traveling to India will have an alternate airline besides Lufthansa for one-stop service to the sub-continent.
We are now reserving space for our 2008 tour of South India. The itinerary focuses on 3 fundamental elements of Indian culture: Yoga, Ayurveda and Spirituality. The tour dates are February 23 – March 7, 2008. Fly in/out of Chennai and visit Mamallapuram, Tiruvanamalai, Pondicherry and Cochin. This tour also includes daily sunrise yoga, evening music and chanting and a 4 day/3 night stay at an Ayurvedic resort on the coast of Kerala with daily treatments and massages. This tour is limited to 16 people so please contact us for more information or to register.
I have received various inquiries regarding tourist visa’s to India. Standard tourist visa’s cost $60 and are valid for 6 months. We recommend applying for your visa 2 months prior to your departure date, as processing typically takes only 2-3 weeks. For more information, please visit the FAQ page on our website and click on the Indian Embassy link. Thanks!
Thank you to all who voted in keeping the Taj Mahal as one of the 7 Wonders of the World!
There have been numerous questions and concerns recently regarding tourist safety in India, particularly in reference to the riots between castes in Rajasthan. Please be assured that we are monitoring the situation on a daily basis with our contacts throughout India. The present conflicts have subsided and there has been no attempt to harm any tourist in Rajasthan. We will continue to update our clients with changes as they become available. As always, please contact us with any questions.