Know Before You Go


You are expected to apply for your visa yourself; FICCI (Organizing Committee) will assist you with the required documentation. For the Nepal Pre FAM tour, the Nepal visa needs to be obtained and a double/multiple entry Indian visa is necessary. Please ensure you have both of these in place before you travel (for taking the Nepal FAM tour).


It is always advisable to obtain good travel insurance to cover any unforeseen incidents. Do keep a copy of your policy separately as a safeguard.

Customs & Declarations

You should familiarize yourself with India’s specific required customs declarations before you travel. For details please visit India’s Central Board of Excise and Customs at

Time Zone

All cities in India are located in the same time zone, GMT + 5 hours, 30 minutes


The official currency used in India is called the Rupee and notes (Bills) are in denominations of 10, 20, 50, 100, 500 & 1000 Rupees.


The electrical current in the hotels in India is 220v, 50 Hz, AC. If you bring electrical devices that do not meet these standards, you may need to bring the appropriate converters and adapters.

Air Tickets

Your International Air Tickets are hosted (completely or partially) by FICCI, it is important that you fill in the required details based on the Pre or Post GITB Sita FAM tour you opt for. In case you are opting for any of the pre or post Sita FAM’s please specify your arrival / departures in line with these dates of your chosen FAM program while registering with FICCI (Organizing Committee).

Fam Tours

All FAM tours are group tours and will be led by a Sita Tour Leader. We have a participant limitation for all these tours and confirmations are subject to availability and on first-cum-first-serve bases. Please confirm your participation and specify the tour you choose and at your earliest convenience. These FAM tours are carefully chosen programs which have been envisaged keeping in mind the education they will provide along with a brief insight into our services and culture. We are sure that you’d enjoy going through this document and much more when you will be on one of the tours. All the FAM tours will comprise of destination and hotel introduction of the cities being visited.

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