Booking flights to Calicut International Airport
You will fly into Calicut International Airport (CCJ) and depart from Bangalore International Airport (BLR). There are many flights that connect through Europe and then fly directly into Calicut, India (CCJ), including British Airways, Lufthansa, Emeritus, Air France, and Delta. Please check with your travel agent or preferred travel site for flights that work best for you.
Shuttle Service to the Art of Living International Center
Transportation to and from the Bangalore airport is included in your tour. Someone will greet you after you clear customs and assist you with free transportation to the Art of Living International Center.
Travel Visa to India
Travel visas are required for travel to India. Travel visas are required for travel to India. The e-visa program is designed to make travel for tourists into India easier. Apply within 30 days of your visit to India (apply on December 1) They send back an email with electronic approval which is presented at customs in India. So the passport does not leave your hands. The visa is good for 30 days in country and is the easiest option for obtaining a visa.
There is also another service that provides Tourist Visa on Arrival. This program is new and designed to make travel for tourists into India easier. The application is made on line between 30 to 4 days before departure. They send back an email with electronic approval which is presented at customs in India. So the passport does not leave your hands. The visa is good for 30 days in country.
Travelers who are concerned about health risks should seek information about vaccinations and antimalarial medications from a doctor trained in travel health prior to departure.
You may also find it helpful to view these sites:
- The CDC's Health Information for Travelers to India
- Lonely Planet's Practical Information Concerning Health & Safety in India