India visa requirements for Guatemalans

Travel and visa requirements

Indian Visa is not required for Guatemalans

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • According to the visa policy in India, tourists from Guatemala can travel to India for a period of 90 days by applying for an electronic visa. The e-visa costs about US$80.
  • Visitors from Guatemala are advised to apply for the e-visa, at least four days before departure.
  • All foreigners are to show a passport valid for a period of 6 months beyond the date of arrival into India. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • The import and export of foreign currencies are unlimited, however, amounts exceeding $ 5,000 or its equivalent would be declared.
  • Also, the importation and exportation of the local currency of India are set at a maximum of INR 25,000.
  • Nationals of Guatemala visiting India with firearms need an Import Permit from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in India.
  • Tourists need to show evidence that they have enough money to spend while in India.
  • Citizens of Guatemala below 18 years visiting India alone are required to have a consent letter signed by both parents or guardian.
  • Visitors from Guatemala with pets (dogs and cats) must be accompanied by a veterinarian health certificate issued in Guatemala.
  • Citizens of Guatemala will not be required to show a certificate of yellow fever vaccination on entry into India. They are advised to be vaccinated against common illnesses before their travel in India.
  • Intending visitors can get to India from any international airport in Guatemala. There are international airports in Flores and Quezaltenango.
  • Delta, KLM, Delta, British Airways, American, SWISS and United are some of the airlines that fly from Guatemala to India.
  • The estimated flight duration from Guatemala to New Delhi, India is 23 hours, 13 minutes.
  • India has a temperate and tropical climate. It has four major seasons which are summer which is from March to May, winter from December to February, monsoon from June to September and post-monsoon also known as northeast monsoon which is from October to November. 
  • Cows do wander freely in the streets of India even in major cities. They are harmless, so tourists are advised to give them room. Also, Indians value their cows and respecting these cows can prevent a bad relationship with the locals.
  • The official currency used in India is the Indian Rupee. Tourists can visit various banks and exchange outlets in the country to exchange their foreign currencies.
  • India is a country with hundreds of languages spoken in the country. It has no national language.  Hindi and English are however the official languages.
  • Hinduism, Christianity and Islam are the major religions in India. Other religions like Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism are also present in the country, although as a minority.
  • The power and socket plug used in Singapore are of Type  C, D and M. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • The Taj Mahal, The Holy City of Varanasi, Harmandir Sahib and The Golden City are some of the places tourists can visit while in India.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $43 to spend on daily expenses while in India.
  • Transportation in India can be done with buses, train, taxis and small boats. 
  • India uses India Standard Time (GMT+5:30). India is 11 hour and 30 minutes ahead of Guatemala.
  • Special delicacies tourists can try while in India are butter chicken, alu gobi, rogan josh and samosas.
  • Tourists are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a visa for India?

Nationals of Guatemala can visit India for a duration of 90 days without visiting an embassy for a visa, but by applying for an e-visa. They are advised to apply for the e-visa at least four days before travelling.

Is India safe for tourists?

There are reported cases of rape and theft in India, but foreigners are rarely targeted. Tourists are advised to take necessary precautions while in the country.

Is India expensive to visit?

The country is generally known as one of the least expensive destinations for travelers, especially for low budget travelers. Tourists can explore and enjoy the beauty of India without spending much.

What are some of the historical sites in India?

India has a long and fascinating history of wars, conquest, discovery and so on, with lots of historical sites. These sites include Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Qutb Minar Complex, Red Fort, Humayun's Tomb, Fatehpur Sikri and many more.