Medical Travel in India
India is one of the most popular medical tourism destinations. This is due in large part to the fact that medical tourists can receive highly specialized surgeries from the country’s best doctors at incredibly low prices. Although India is not close to the United States and Canada, the low cost, impressive facilities and highly qualified doctors are worth the trek halfway across the globe. Medical tourism is a thriving industry in India, with tens of thousands of people traveling to its cities for fertility care, cosmetic surgery, cardiac procedures and regenerative medicine.
Why Choose India as a destination for travel and treatment?
India is very proud to offer international patients access to its top surgeons and high-tech facilities. Private hospitals in India go above and beyond to care for their international patients. Extra precautions are taken to ensure that all safety and sanitary concerns are addressed. Many hospitals and surgeons in India are pioneers in their field. Copious amounts of time and energy are being devoted to the research and development of new techniques and the latest in technological advancements.
Medical Facilities in India
Medical facilities in India range from large hospitals to intimate and personal specialized family clinics. Each type of facility offers a host of benefits depending on the procedure you are interested in. India’s large hospitals provide international patients with the support and specialized technology that is needed for large scale, major surgeries. Small specialty clinics are superb for medical tourists looking for highly personalized and nurturing care.
Recuperating in India
Like our other medical tourism destinations, India offers a variety of options for your recovery. The hospitals offer extended stay options if you need close supervision or alternatively we offer a variety of hotel options within close proximity to your doctor. Spas or resorts are also available upon request where tranquility and peace of mind will aid and encourage a fast and private recovery.
Vacationing with a Medical Trip to India
When thinking of vacation hotspots, India should be at the top of your list. India has a surprisingly robust tourism industry. One of the biggest attractions is the spectacular Taj Mahal, located in the city of Agra. Aside from visiting one of the Seven Wonders of the World, tourists can experience Indian culture first hand by visiting historical and religious sites, shopping in charming open-air markets and trying the rich and flavorful Indian cuisine.
India Travel Information
Indian food can be very diverse, but is generally distinguished by a unique use of spices and herbs. Their sophisticated use of seasoning can make some of the exceptionable Indian dishes refreshingly spicy, explaining the popularity of Indian cuisine all over the world. If you are not a fan of spice, there is a wide selection of Western restaurants that offer traditional, western foods. Vegetables are always a part of Indian dishes, so if you are not a fan of vegetables Indian culinary talents may just change your mind. For those of you that are vegetarians visiting a country where vegetarianism is common will truly expand your horizons.
Most of the year is very hot, with the hottest time being between March and June. Their winter and coolest months are between the December and February while the rainy season is between June and October. Their days are mostly sunny, and the absolute best time to visit is from December to February.
Travelers should always use licensed taxis. It is important to check the drivers’ taxi permit before getting into the vehicle. If you are not going a very long distance, you may want to consider taking a rickshaw.