Six Health Tips for Travellers to India

With its multi-layered history and dazzling cultural diversity, India is a richly rewarding place to visit. In order to enjoy this mesmerizing country to the full you need to stay fit and well and this means being pro-active about your health.

If you are a first time visitor, then the chances are you will get at least one bout of the dreaded ‘Delhi Belly’ (nasty attack of diarrhoea) simply because the bacterial flora you will meet in India is quite different from the one your system is used to.

To make sure that a mild attack of the runs is the only thing that troubles you, there are a number of precautions you can take and some of these are summarized below.

Medical kit

Most modern medicines for routine problems are available in India so there is no need to arrive laden with pharmaceuticals, unless you are on a specific …