India is a land of vast dimensions,
colorful and exotic, traditional and modern all the same time with a very
diverse and rich heritage and culture. New Delhi, the fascinating capital of
India will be the site for COP 8 Conference. The conference venue will be Vigyan
Bhawan, which offers modern, state-of-the-art convention facilities.
Currency regulation in India
require, all foreign nationals and non-resident Indians to pay for their hotel
and travel expenses in Foreign Exchange. Cash, travelers cheques or major
credit cards, such as American Express, Master, Visa, Diners club are accepted
in most places. It is recommended that delegates purchase some Indian Rupees
after check-in to their hotel.
Citizens of all countries require a
valid national passport / travel document with a valid visa to visit India.
These may be obtained from the Indian Mission / Consular Office in the country
of their residence. ITDC - ARMS will be pleased to provide any assistance or
information that may be required by the delegates in obtaining a valid Indian
Customs Formalities / Importing &
Re-exporting Goods / Material
In order to import / re-export,
goods / items / material into India, certain Customs Formalities have to be kept
in mind and procedures need to be followed. It is important that visiting
Participants, NGOs and Organisations understand the Import and Re-export policy
clearly to ensure smooth participation at the conference. Please
click here to
view table, explaining relevant details about Customs formalities.
All delegates may avail of a
pre-paid airport pick-up facilitation service arranged by ITDC - ARMS.
Any foreign national coming from or
transiting through countries where Yellow Fever is endemic (African & South
American), is required to possess a Yellow Fever vaccination certificate. There
are no other vaccination requirements fro travelers to India.
October - November are probably the
best months to visit India, which are pleasant throughout northern India, with
many bright sunny days. Delhi's temperature during this period is generally
around 12 o C at night and maximum about 28 o C
during the day. Light winter clothing is recommended.
The standard electric supply in
India is 220 volts A.C., 50 cycles, single phase for all domestic lighting. Most
modern hotels also provide 110 volts electric point for use of electric shavers,
hair dryers etc. If you are carrying a laptop / portable computer or other 110
volts equipment, it is advisable to check for bringing a transformer with it.
You may check with us for any specific query on this.
Tours & Sight Seeing
ITDC-ARMS are pleased to provide
details on various tours for visiting
delegates. Check on the link above for details of various tours, their costs
ITDC-ARMS will be happy to provide
you with special prices for your ticketing needs.
Ask us, and we will provide you a
customised solution to your ticketing and traveling needs.
Requests for cancellation of any service booked
through ITDC - ARMS, must be made in writing. Telephonic / Verbal cancellation
request will not be accepted. Refunds, as applicable will be sent only after the
conclusion of the COP 8. For deadlines on cancellation and cancellation fee,
please get in touch with us, with your