Travel

All you need to know about the venue in New Delhi, India and other key information including accommodation, local travel, places of interest etc.

WEATHER

The month of August is characterized by essentially constant daily high temperatures, with daily highs around 34°C throughout the month, exceeding 37°C or dropping below 31°C only one day in ten. There are usually 9 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 69% of the 13 hours of daylight.

TRANSPORT

Airline

New Delhi is well connected with all the major countries of the world. Almost, all major international airlines fly many times a week to Delhi. We recommend you to check your favourite airlines schedule to ensure that you arrive on time.

Taxi

Taxis are a very popular way to get around in New Delhi. They are efficient, metered and reasonably-priced. Uber has established extensive operations in New Delhi and their cabs are easily available through their mobile application. You can also download the mobile application for ‘Ola Cabs’ on your smart phone and easily get around the city using their comfortable cars.

The Fest venue is Hyatt Regency, Gurugram which is 30 minutes from New Delhi International Airport.

There are hundreds of options for hotels in Delhi and NCR. They vary significantly in size, style, location and price. You are welcome to choose one that suits you and make your arrangements directly with the hotel. If you are making your own choice, we recommend staying near Gurugram so you can easily reach the venue.

Please click here to get the best prices on reservations at Hotel Hyatt Regency, Gurgaon (SGEF2017 Venue).

VISA

India offers a convenient eVisa facility for international travellers where they can secure a paperless visa online.

Eligibility

  1. International Travellers whose sole objective of visiting India is recreation , sight seeing , casual visit to meet friends or relatives, short duration medical treatment or casual business visit.
  2. Passport should have at least six months validity from the date of arrival in India. The passport should have at least two blank pages for stamping by the Immigration Officer.
  3. International Travellers should have return ticket or onward journey ticket, with sufficient money to spend during his/her stay in India.
  4. International Travellers having Pakistani Passport or Pakistani origin may please apply for regular Visa at Indian Mission.
  5. Not available to Diplomatic/Official Passport Holders or Laissez-passer travel document holders.
  6. Not available to individuals endorsed on Parent’s/Spouse’s Passport i.e. each individual should have a separate passport.
  7. Not available to International Travel Document Holders.

All visiting delegates to Scoonews Global Education Fest are solely responsible for ensuring they have the correct visa or permission to enter India.