Be aware of fraudulent ‘Government Tourism Centers’ in Delhi
Not one, not 2 but there are tens of fraudulent tourism centers in Delhi and all of them portray as if they are Government run. These fraudulent centers are mostly located around Central and Old delhi. For many, Delhi is the traveler’s first experience of India and for an unprepared traveler it can become the worst experience. How you talk and look for your ways around are the easiest give-aways to the scammers. Handy with some basic information & contact numbers you can really help yourself not ruin your entire trip.
There is only one India Tourism Center under the Ministry of Tourism: +91-11- 2332-0342 or visit in-person at 88 Janpath, Connaught Place, New Delhi. This center can also provide you with the list of Tourism centers in all other states and cities in India.
You can also contact Delhi Toursim office at +91-11-2464-7005 or click http://delhitourism.nic.in for details.
For travelers from US: You can reach Government of India’s India Tourism centers in US for any travel related guidance at: +1-212-586-4901 (NY) or +1-213-380-8855 (LA) or visit www.incredibleindia.org.