If you are a foreign tourist travelling in Delhi and trying to book a train ticket then you must watch this video before you proceed to do the booking. Because there are chances that you may be the next target of fraud travel agencies, who look like real government offices but they are completely fake. So, the question arises – Where should you go to book the train tickets in Delhi? The answer is ‘International Tourist Bureau’. International Tourist Bureau never stops working. It means it is open 24 hours, 7 days a week, round the year. This video guides you how to reach to the official train booking office for foreign tourists in Delhi.
Beware of the touts
Do not listen to those who try to tell you that the train ticket office for International tourists is closed, or the train is cancelled or something else. Just proceed to the ‘International tourist bureau’ on the first floor of the New Delhi railway station building. This office is open round the clock, which means it is open even at nights and on holidays.
Address – International Tourist bureau,
First floor, Platform number One, Paharganj Side, New Delhi Railway Station, Phone : (91) 11-42625156, Fax: (91) 11-23343050
Other India cities having such offices –
- Agra Cantt (Agra)
- Secunderabad (Hyderabad)
Facilities available for foreign tourist
Officials at the International Tourist bureau are entrusted the job to provide assistance to the foreign tourists and Non-resident Indians regarding enquiries, train reservation and other travel planning etc. Payments are also accepted in US Dollars, Euro, GB Pound besides Indian Rupees. You have to produce your passport and a valid visa to get the ticket.
Contact us in emergency
Travel agencies posing themselves as government travel authorities are the biggest tourist traps. So be careful while you search for a government travel office. This article gives you a fair idea of all the Government tourist offices in India. I would always recommend getting in touch with the authentic government offices in case of emergencies. Otherwise, fraud agencies may rip you off.
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