Backwaters and Beaches of Kerala
India, Discovery, 12 days - from £895 (land only) - from €1,075 (land only) - from $1,475 (land only)
You must have a machine-readable passport with at least 6 months validity for entry into India. All nationalities need to obtain a visa for entry into India. Note: A tourist visa for India is normally valid for multiple entry into the country from the date of issue until 6 months after the date of issue.
From 14 February 2014 onwards, if you travel to India from Pakistan, Israel, Kenya, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Afghanistan or Somalia you will be required to hold a valid polio vaccination certificate. Please contact your nearest Indian Embassy or High Commission for further information.
Filling out the application form
Where you are asked to state Places to be visited in India, please write Delhi. Please do not mention any restricted areas such as Sikkim or Ladakh as this may result in delays to the issue of your visa. When completing the online application answer no to the question about visiting Sikkim. Note that when applying online, most of the questions have required fields (denoted by a red asterisk). This means that you will not be allowed to submit the form without filling in these fields. If the question is not applicable to you, please type NA into these fields.
For Sponsor use KE Adventure Travel; first UK referee use KE Adventure Travel; Second UK referee use a friend or relative. For the first Indian referee please use the name and address of our Ground Agent as listed on your Booking Confirmation. For address in India and also for second referee in India, please use the name and address of the group hotel as listed on your Booking Confirmation.
UK Passport Holders
India visas can only be obtained through India Visa Application Centres (IVACS) operated by VFS Global. You can apply and pay for your visa online (note that you will still be required to submit your passport and documents by post or in person), or you can apply directly by post or in person. For postal applications you should allow 15 working days. For applications in person there are IVACS in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Cardiff, Glasgow, and Edinburgh. Please visit the IVAC website at in.vfsglobal.co.uk for further details and visa costs, and to obtain your visa application form. Alternatively you can contact VFS Global by email at email@example.com or by telephone on 0207 8287369. The current cost of an India Visa for UK passport holders is £82 plus a fee of £10.20 to VFS Global. Note that there are strict requirements regarding the size and type of photograph to accompany the application. Please ensure you have read the photo specifications information on the VFS Global website before you post your documents.
USA Passport Holders
India visas are obtained by application to Travisa Outsourcing. The current cost of an India visa for US citizens is $63 plus a service fee to Travisa of $13. Note that US citizens can also apply for 5 year and 10 year visas (valid for a stay of 6 months on any visit and with no return within 2 months of a visit). Travisa Outsourcing have offices in New York, Washington, Chicago, San Francisco and Houston. For application forms and further information please visit the Travisa website at indiavisa.travisaoutsourcing.com
Other Passport Holders
Please contact the India Embassy or High Commission in your own country.
We do keep our information up to date but be advised visa requirements and charges are subject to change.Print Page