(2) Take Ear plugs & Sleeping tablets as a Secondary Caution!
(3) Take some Heavy Rock music to drown out the locals if you need it! After a few days listening to the gupt gupt Rickshaw (sounds like Strangling a cat music?) you will go Mental!
(4) Don't eat or drink the local food...get all your beverages Etc. flown in from Norway far Safer!
(5) Put toilet paper on the Seat before using!.
(6) Don't get lured in by locals trying to Sell you something! Palm readers,Snake Charmers, & the worst trap of all! Ladies of the Night!... trying to get into your Hotel & room otherwise you may end up with more Clap than Clapping!
(7) Take the most Powerful Laptop with the latest Stockfish program installed with Max RAM! Plus of course a Data base of Anand's games for the last 2 years! No need to go back further to understand a persons Style!...as Analysis changes!
(8) Final Advise (GO DO IT BOY! THE WEST NEEDS YOU!) :)