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7 Must-Pack Items to Bring to India

by  Lauren Dana Ellman | May 20, 2019
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal / Tanarch/iStock

From wildlife spotting to ogling at the majestic Taj Mahal, India offers so much to see and do. To help you prepare for your upcoming adventure, we rounded up these essentials to take along with you.

1. A Lightweight Scarf to Throw Over Your Shoulders

When visiting a historic landmark or sacred sight, it’s recommended that you dress modestly. Throw this over your shoulders to cover up. Thanks to its breezy cotton blend, you won’t be sweltering hot. Buy it now.

2. This Candy-Colored Polaroid to Capture Moments 

Polaroid cameras have always been the way to create on-the-spot keepsakes. This updated version has a more compact camera and a built-in ink printer. Use the touchscreen display to find the perfect shot, snap your photo, and then print. Buy it now.

3. A Personal Water Filter to Quench Your Thirst

As you go about your travels, it’s smart to keep your own clean water supply handy so you can stay hydrated in the hot weather. Luckily, this compact, foolproof straw filter does all the hard work for you. Buy it now

4. Stylish Shades to Protect from UV Rays

From the tortoise-shell accents to the oh-so-chic aviator shape, there’s a lot to love about these sleek sunglasses. Added bonus: The polarized lenses will shield you from the sun’s harsh rays. Buy it now.

5. This Statement-Making Straw Hat That Does Double Duty

This wide-brim fedora makes for the perfect accessory to any outfit – and also works to protect you from the strong sun. Buy it now.

6. A Sheer Raincoat to Show Off Your Outfit 

With this translucent raincoat, you can still put your outfit on display and stay dry. Throw it in your bag, especially if you’re traveling in monsoon season. Buy it now.

7. A Handy Converter to Keep Your Tech Fully Charged 

Bring along a power converter to keep your essentials fully and safely charged. We love this one because of its compact size (it fits easily in your carry-on) and hassle-free features (it automatically shuts off when not in use). Buy it now.

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