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Dental tourism is an offshoot of the larger concept of heath or medical tourism. This concept has been steadily gaining ground in the recent years. India has now become one of the most favored destinations for such tourism.which incorporates elements of a vacation along with a platform to address oral health issues and concerns. India is now offering state-of-the-art treatment facilities at significantly lesser costs and much lesser waiting-time compared to most foreign countries.
 
Smilekraft has been catering to a sizable number of international patients since its inception. Our patients come from a large cross-section of countries from all continents of the world. Most of our international patients have further referred their friends and family members for treatment at Smilekraft. We strongly value the association shared with our old patients and we are grateful for the trust they place in us.
 
For those of you who might be thinking of visiting India for your treatment or just to explore our incredible country, we would be happy to help you with all your queries. Dental treatment generally requires multiple appointments and at least few days to complete the procedures. Your time in the country can thus be utilized to discover the umpteen sights and sounds of our country while simultaneously satisfying all your dental treatment needs. We can tailor your itinerary based on your treatment requirements and your travel interests.
 
Smilekraft has also been making a conscious effort to extend its network to cover the major cities in the country. This will help you to continue with your travel while your treatment needs are simultaneously taken care of at our various centers. This means you need not be tied down to one place or one city for a number of days and start getting bored and tired of the place. We have listed cites we are currently present in and the places you can visit in and around each of them. We suggest you get in touch with us before making your bookings to visit India so that we can help you organize your travel schedule based on the time in hand and the treatment you might require.
Delhi
 
About Delhi

Delhi, the capital of India also spelled as 'Dilli', is a metropolitan city located on the banks of the Yamuna River in the Indian heartland. This city is situated in the Northern region of India and known as the 'City of Dilwalas' or 'City of People with a Heart' due to its vibrant culture, different religious sects and a mixed bag of traditions. Its strategic location, fertile soil and diverse cultural facets where the past and the present fuse cohesively, delivers a rich character which makes this city the most preferred tourist destination in India. It is a place well worth exploring, leaving you with some great memorable experiences.

General information
Capital: New Delhi
Area: 1484 sq. km (approx.)
Population: 1.6 million (approx.)
Language: Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi and English
Best time to visit: October, November, February and March.
The best season to visit Delhi is between October to March. December and January are cold months. The summer season in Delhi extends between April and July. Monsoons generally extend from mid-July till September.
 
How to get to Delhi
 
Air:
Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), located in the west of the city, is the arrival point for many visitors into Delhi. It is one of the busiest airports in South Asia. Delhi is easily accessible from most cities in the world. Most of the international airlines in the world fly to Delhi. Domestic airlines link Delhi to all the major cities in India. All state of the art facilities are available at the swanky new terminals of the airport. These facilities include the provision of complimentary shuttle services between terminals, foreign exchange counters, stores providing beauty
and wellness services, books and magazines, confectionaries, electronic goods, fashion accessories, toys, souvenirs and gifts, eateries catering to different cuisines, comfortable lounges and Wi-Fi enabled services. To assist with travel information, hotel bookings and various other services, tourists can avail of the help desk at the airport, which is open round the clock. The airport is connected to the city through the Delhi Metro, cab services, bus service and rented cars. For any other information, kindly visit www.newdelhiairport.in
 
Train:
The Indian Railways, with their modern and organized network, connect Delhi to major and minor destinations in India. There are three important railway stations in Delhi, viz.The New Delhi Railway Station, Old Delhi Railway Station and Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station. The Shatabdi Express is recommended to reach cities like Chandigarh, Dehradun, Gwalior, Bhopal, Ajmer, Lucknow and Kanpur. The Rajdhani Express connects to other major cities like Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Patna, Bhubaneshwar, Ahmedabad, Chennai and Trivandrum.
 
Bus:
Delhi is well connected by road to all major destinations in North India. The Inter State Bus Terminus (ISBT) is located at Kashmiri Gate, Sarai Kale-Khan and Anand Vihar. Delhi Transport Corporation and Road Transport Corporations of the neighboring states provide frequent air conditioned, deluxe and ordinary coaches. Bus services from all the major places in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan are available to Delhi. During the summer months, air-conditioned coaches are recommended.
 
Getting around in Delhi
Delhi Metro: The Delhi Metro network provides a cheap, quick, hassle-free and air-conditioned way of zipping around the city. The fast growing network has ensured that most places in the city and its suburbs like Gurgaon, Noida and Ghaziabad are now well-connected with this service.
 
City buses: All parts of Delhi are well connected by buses. The DTC is the major service provider and owns the world’s largest fleet of environment-friendly CNG buses. While the green buses of DTC are the ordinary ones, the red buses are air-conditioned and very comfortable to travel in.
 
Taxis: A taxi or hired car (usually with driver) is required to see many of the far-flung sites within and around Delhi. Most drivers can converse in English, but at a very basic level. Private operators operate these services and most important areas also have a neighbourhood taxi stand. Radio taxi services can be obtained by calling centralized numbers. To book a taxi you can call the following numbers
EasyCabs – 011 43434343 Mega Cabs – 011 41414141 Meru Cabs -011 44224422
 
Autorickshaws: Auto rickshaws (also called three-wheeled scooters, tuk-tuks or simply autos) are good for shorter trips. Always in a distinctive yellow-and-green livery, auto rickshaws are three-wheeled partially enclosed contraptions (no doors!) that run on CNG and can seat three people in the back. They are a popular transport option within the city as they are cheaper than taxis and can be hailed from the street.
 
Cyclerickshaws: Cycle rickshaws are three-wheeled, pedal-powered rickshaws with seats in the back to seat passengers and a driver in the front. They are good for short distances, or places which are too far to walk but too short for taking a bus/taxi/auto rickshaw. Cycle rickshaws are best to use in Old Delhi to visit the intricate lanes and bylanes and to enjoy the smells and sounds of the city.
 
Tour operators in Delhi
These links may be helpful to you for packages in & around Delhi
www.incredibleindia.org
www.delhitourism.nic.in
www.delhitourism.com
www.tourism-delhi.com
www.namasteindiatours.com/DelhiCityTour.htm
www.godelhi.net
 
 
Places of interest in & around Delhi

India Gate and Raj Path
Jantar Mantar
Red Fort
Qutab Minar
Lotus Temple
Isckon Temple
Akshardham Temple
Jama Masjid
Humayun’s Tomb
Purana Qila
Doll Museum
Connaught Place
South Extension Market
M-Block Mkt, GK-1
2nights - 3days package
recommended for:

Agra
Jaipur
Ranthambore
Udaipur
Shimla
Dehradun-Mussorie
Nainital and Jim Corbett National Park
Kulu-Manali
Haridwar-Rishikesh
Dharamshala
Amritsar-Wagah Border
Vrindavan
Varanasi

Hyderabad
About Hyderabad

Hyderabad, the city of pearls and India’s IT hub, also referred to as Cyberabad, is a unique blend of cultures and lifestyles. It is a modern metropolitan city, which has proudly preserved its heritage and history and retained its distinct cultural identity. Hyderabad is a Tourist’s delight, a leisurely paced city with its characteristic old world charm. Speckled with historically and archeologically significant temples, mosques, tombs and monuments, the city stands a proud witness to India’s glorious history and Royal heritage. In the year 2011, The New York Times has featured Hyderabad in its list of 41 must-see places of the world; it is the only city of India which made to The New York Times list of 2011.

Hyderabad is the capital city of Andhra Pradesh, popularly known as the rice bowl of India. Located along the eastern coastline of South Indian peninsula, the state of Andhra Pradesh is home to the world’s richest Temple, located at Tirupati.

General information
Area: 650 sq. km (approx.)
Population: 4010238
Language: Telugu, English, Hindi and Urdu.
Best time to Visit: The best season to visit Hyderabad is from late September to early March. The summer season extends between March end and early June followed by the Monsoons till September.
 
How to get to Hyderabad:
 
Air:
The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is a major airport in India and is considered among the best in the world. Connected to the city through PVNR expressway, India’s longest Flyover, the airport itself is an important place of tourist interest.
Hyderabad is easily accessible from most cities in the world. Most of the international airlines in the world fly to Hyderabad. Domestic airlines link Hyderabad to all the major cities in India.
Aeroexpress, shuttle bus service between the airport and the city, prepaid taxis, and cabs are available round the clock to bring passengers to the city. Kiosks operated by major banks, currency exchange counters and help desk are available for passengers’ convenience.
 
Train:
The Indian railways, with their modern and organized network connect Hyderabad to major and minor destinations in India. It is an important transit station between places of tourist interest in North and South India. There are three important railway stations in Hyderabad, viz. Secunderabad Railway Station, Hyderabad-Deccan/ Nampally Railway Station and Kacheguda Railway Station. The catering division of the Railways, IRCTC, conducts convenient package tours from Hyderabad to various tourist getaways.
 
Bus:
Hyderabad is well connected by road to all major destinations in Central and South India. The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation runs a fleet of world-class Air-conditioned coaches connecting Hyderabad to major tourist destinations in the region.
 
Getting around in Hyderabad:
Convenient options for moving around in Hyderabad include APSRTC’s A/C Local buses, metered auto rickshaws, prepaid taxis and cabs.
 
Taxis: A taxi or hired car (usually with driver) is required to see many of the far-flung sites within and around the city as well as for traveling late night. Controlled through GPS, these metered taxis are the safest options to move around in the city. To book a taxi you can call the following numbers: Meru Cabs – 040 44224422 Orange Cabs - 040 44454647
 
Tour operators in Hyderabad
These links may be helpful to you for packages in & around Hyderabad
www.aptourism.in
www.ramojifilmcity.com
www.southerntravelsindia.com/hyderabad-travel.html
 
Places of interest in & around Delhi

Charminar
Mecca Masjid
Golconda Fort
Qutub Shahi Tombs
Paigah Tombs
Falaknuma Palace
Hussain Sagar Lake
Necklace Road / Lumbini Park
HITEC City
Osmania University
Raymonds Tomb
Nizam’s Museum
Salar Jung Museum
Ramoji Film City
Birla Temple
2nights - 3days package
recommended for:


Tirupati & Villipuram (Golden Temple)
Horseley Hills
Nalgonda and Nagrajuna Sagar
Srisailam
Papikonda
Simhachalam
Bhavani Island
Vishakhapatanam
Warangal

Bangalore
About Bangalore

The city of Bangalore has quite an interesting history attached to it. Right from its name to its becoming the IT Capital of India, each stage in the history of Bangalore is worth mentioning. For years, Bangalore was known throughout India as the greenest (which earned it the sobriquet of the ‘Garden City of India’), liberal and forward-thinking city. In recent years, these attributes have propelled Bangalore to the forefront of the high-tech industry boom in India, and it currently ranks as India's most developed city and one of the world's fastest growing urban areas. The name Bangalore appears to come from an Anglicization of the native name "Bengaluru" - an adaptation of the earlier name in Kannada: Benda Kaalu Uru (The Town of Boiled Beans).

General information
Area: 740 sq. km. (approx)
Population: 5.8 million (approx.)
Language: Kannada, English, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi
Best time to visit: October to February. The climate in the city is reasonably pleasant throughout the year, but, the best time to visit is definitely in the winters. It is a pleasant time with temperatures rarely falling below 10-12°C. Monsoon is experienced from August to October. The summer heat which rarely exceeds 37-38°C is often punctuated with evening thunderstorms and a downpour.
 
How to get to Bangalore:
Air:
The Bangalore airport, Bengaluru International Airport (BLR) is located 35 km north of Bangalore city centre (MG Road) and is off National Highway 7 (Bangalore-Hyderabad Highway). It is 30 km (19 mi) from the Bangalore City Railway Station. It was opened in May 2008. The airport is among India's busiest and most modern, with direct flights to many major European and Asian destinations.
 
Train:
Bangalore comes under the South Western Railway zone of the Indian Railways. Bangalore City Railway Station and Yesvantpur Junction connect it to the rest of the country through the Indian Railways. The Rajdhani Express connects the city to New Delhi while Shatabdi express connects it to Chennai. Bangalore is also connected by rail to most cities in Karnataka, as well as to other major cities in the country like Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bhopal, and other major cities in India.
 
Bus:
The city can boast of excellent bus connectivity with other cities in the state of Karnataka, as well as most important towns and cities in neighboring states. The state-owned Karnataka State Road transport Corporation operates numerous Sleeper, Semi-Sleeper, Luxury and Ordinary services to many of these destinations. In addition, a lot of private operators also ply their services to various destinations.
 
Getting around in Bangalore:
City Buses: The city buses operated by Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) provide an efficient and reliable means of commuting across the length and breadth of the city. The service also operates AC coaches on certain important routes in the city in addition to providing shuttle services to destinations like the airport.
 
Autorickshaws: This three-wheeler mode of transportation is quite popular in the city. These are more affordable than the city taxis and can accommodate three passengers. These are metered and can also be availed of as pre-paid services.
 
Taxis: Taxis in the city are a safe and convenient option to visit most locations. Most of these taxis cannot be hailed from the street. They have to be booked by telephone and details regarding your travel need to be provided to the customer care representative on the line. Make sure to make your bookings well in advance to ensure that your travel schedule is not upset. To book a taxi you can call the following numbers: Meru Cabs – 080 44224422 Safe Cabs – 080 41280600
 
Tour operators in Bangalore
These links may be helpful to you for packages in & around Bangalore
www.karnatakatourism.org
www.travel2karnataka.com
www.karnatakatourism.com
www.virtualbangalore.com
www.hellobangalore.biz
www.tauracomfort.com (recommended for stay in Bangalore)
 
Places of interest in & around
Banagalore


ISKCON Temple
Tipu's Palace
Bull Temple
Lal Bagh
Bannerghatta National Park
Museum
Sankey Boat Club
Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium
Musical Fountain
2nights - 3days package
recommended for:


Ooty-Kodaikanal
Goa
Chennai-Mahabalipuram
Munnar
Mysore-Srirangapatna
Mangalore-Kasargod
Wayanad
Coorg
B.R. Hills
Chikmagalur

 
   
  Delhi
Hyderabad
Bangalore