Pre Paid Taxi or Radio Taxi Services
The Airports and Railway Stations in Delhi are well equipped with the facility to hire pre-paid taxis for which the participants are requested to reach to the designated place within the Railway Station or Airports and take the help of the Police Assistance/International Tourist Books available there. The participants also can make use of Radio Phone Cars by dialing +91-11-41414141. You are charged only from origin to destination i.e. pick up point to drop point. Night surcharge of 25% levied between 2300 hrs to 0500 hrs.
Delhi is widely connected with Metro Rail and one can reach the Conference Venue by using the Metro Rail. Please visit the web site: http://www.delhimetrorail.com/ for more details. The nearest metro station is Delhi University. Delhi has also fairly good number of local taxis, autos and the participants are advised to be careful in arranging such mode of transportation, especially the arrangement for fare. However, large number of bus service is available around the Delhi.
Climate of Delhi in the month of October-November is the beginning of the winter season and is pleasant. The maximum temperature on a very hot Delhi afternoon would be about 20 to 30 0C and the minimum would fall to about 15 0C.
Valid yellow fever certification is mandatory for all persons who have been to Africa, South America, or Papua New Guinea during the six days before entering into India.
Diners Club, Master card, American Express, Citibank, and Visa are widely accepted by large establishments including hotels, shops, and airlines.
India is a shoppers' paradise and offers rich diversity of handicrafts, textiles, carpets, leather, gems, and jewelry to name a few. The travel counter at the Conference Venue can help you in arranging suitable transport for shopping excursions. Kamla Nagar is a very good shopping market and distance is only 2 minute walk from the conference venue.
Tour Packages are available through DELHI TOURISM & TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION LTD . The Corporation has a good reputation of handling tours for national and international tourists.
The Conference Organizers are planning to visit Taj Mahal (Agra) on 29th November 2015 and would be willing to arrange sightseeing tours in Delhi and nearby Delhi in case confirmed requests are received by November 15, 2015 in good number Please send requests to [email protected], [email protected] under subject “ARRANGEMENT FOR SIGHTSEEING”.
Voltage in Delhi is 220 V/AC 50 HZ