Huge flocks of tourists visit India in order to have some heartthrob glimpses of this scenic country, but the sole thing that they always want to know before coming here would be the travelling options. You are going to witness a good number of air, road as well as rail connectivity alternatives while being present in India. The metropolitan cities in India are majorly connected with an extensive network of airways, roadways and railways
For majority of the population in India, travelling through the public transport still remains a primary mode of transportation. India’s public transport systems are considered to be the most prominently as well as heavily used all across India. Thus, travelling by public vehicles or either renting a car/bus/minibus stands out to be the most perfect option to explore the best out of this country and also, communicate with the locales.
Air travel in India
It has been allowed by the Government of India that private airlines shall be operated right from 1994. However, the number of these private airlines started increasing from 2005 on the domestic as well as international routes. Also, majority of the airlines offer their flight booking at a lower cost while excluding the baggage allowance as well as free in-flight meals.
In some cases, domestic air travel has been recognised as a lot cheaper with ‘not a big’ difference prevailing between air fares and the train fares. Air travel in India is booming at a rapid pace and thus, majority of its population depends upon flights for travelling from one place to another.
Travelling to and in India via air is not a complex task, instead it is much easier than you think. For journeying towards any destination or multiple destinations lying in the Indian subcontinent, nothing’s best than the flights. Not only this, the distance has been quite shortened with the advent of this mode of transportation and you can take this out by picturing out the huge distance between Delhi and Bangalore but it takes only 2 hours 30 minutes to reach Bangalore from Delhi and vice versa.
Various full service airlines operating in India are Air India and Vistara. Till now they are able to cover the whole of this country and have made the states come closer to each other in just a matter of some hours. There are some flights which have lower fares and thus are easily accessible.
Rail Travel in India
India’s rail network has been extended over 1115000 km of track over a notable route of 65000 km accompanied with approximately 7500 railway stations. You can travel from one place to another in a maximum tenure of three days via rail travel in India. Train travel in India has been a quite common subject when it comes to discussing about the authentic experiences in India. This is considered to be a quite common element in the lives of the citizens of Delhi as well as Mumbai.
vA rail experience is totally going to depend upon the day you are travelling, money you have spent on its tickets, place from where you are boarding accompanied with many other factors. Well, just an advice for you just in case you are intending to travel by rail- ‘Expect the unexpected’.
It’s quite normal that the train journey shall take more time as expected to conclude, but ultimately you are going to reach safely. However, the whole journey is going to an amazing one! You will be making abundant memories while having a look at the scenic views outside your window.
Just in case, yours is a journey for a night and you are travelling in a sleeper class then you might miss out some scenes in between. However, a good night sleep in a moving train in itself is a great comfort. Get ready for waking up in the morning with the sounds of Chaiwalas selling early morning tea.
Road Travel in India
Majority of the places in India are experiencing some great improvement in their roads’ conditions. No need to worry on the availability of toilet and restaurants’ facilities on your way, since there are many. Apart from that, with a drastic increase in the number of smooth highways in the previous bundle of years, there is a reduction in the travel time while journeying from one city to another. It also enables us to avoid the busy streets of different overcrowded places in the inner sections of the city.
Mentioning about the facilitation of public transport here, many large as well as small cities have services of Buses, cars, auto-rickshaws, Metro, taxis etc and these are very commonly preferred by the locales in cities.
Buses in India ply from cities to cities as well as from one state to another and these are either operated under the supervision of either the private companies or state road transports corporations. Apart from that, you can also seek assistance from the app-based cabs i.e. Ola and Uber which will be available to take you to places in no time.
While arriving at the airport, the best way for getting transferred to your accommodation the best option for you would be none other than hiring a taxi from outside the airport. These taxis ply on fixed rates and thus, you can easily get a drop facility to your hotel. For commuting from one town to another, you can also enjoy the man-driven rickshaws available at cheaper rates.