You won't get far on the Rickshaw Run if you can't get into India...
People from most nationalities will require a visa for India which you will need to purchase in advance. To save you a rather dull trip (or two) to the consulate we recommend our visa partner The Visa Machine
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There are several options now including an Electronic pre-approved visa and the traditional one where you need to hand in your passport to the local embassy. Each has different rules that are often changing.