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    • Ayurveda retreat kerala

      India Apr 14, 2014 at 1:55 PM

      I am in India ( Mysore ) and I need to go the end of this month to an Ayurveda retreat for treatment 21 days up to a month. In Kerala are many but I need a traditional one with good doctors, not very expensive and not touristic if is possible. I did not book anything yet and I am running out of time because I do not know which one to choose.
      Anyone can help me, please ?
      Thank you

    • Sports(preferably adventurous) available in Kashmir.

      State of Jammu and Kashmir Apr 13, 2014 at 2:56 AM

      What are the sports which one should not miss if he/she visits Kashmir. Also what are the costs of the different sports available?

    • Iternariy

      State of Sikkim Apr 11, 2014 at 3:20 AM


      With the below plan can I pre-book the hotels and take shared Taxis for these places or do I need to book only 2N/3D packages for Gangtok - Lachen - Gurudormarg lake - Lachung - Yumthang - Gangtok only????

      If its only shared taxis how much it cost now for below itinerary???

      Day 1 -Apr 16th - Arrival at Bagdogra – Gangtok.

      Day 2 - Gangtok - Tshangu Lake, Baba Mandir, Nathu la - Gangtok

      Day 3: Transfer from Gangtok to Lachen, O/N stay

      Day 4: Day trip to Thangu, Chopta Valley and Gurudongmar Lake, transfer to Lachung, O/N stay

      Day 5: Day trip to Yumthang Valley and Zero Point, transfer to Gangtok

      Day 6 -Apr 21st - Gangtok to – Bagdogra (12:45pm flight)

      Please advice....

    • bus facilities to reach observatory

      Kodaikanal 19 hours ago

      i wanted to know if whether i do have an government bus facilities to travel from kodaikanal to kodaikanal observatory from morning 5 to evening

    • is april and may right time to travel to andaman

      Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Yesterday

      i want to visit andaman this month end or in may , is the weather good enough to travel these time?

    • where to live

      Bangalore Apr 18, 2014 at 3:25 AM

      where are the best places for a westerner to live in Bangalore?

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      about leh, india

      Leh Apr 17, 2014 at 4:53 AM

      what is the texi fare of leh to nubra valley 24 april to 26 april

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      about leh, india

      Leh Apr 17, 2014 at 4:03 AM

      full detail of leh to nubra valley

    • Pubs / Bars in Mahabaleshwar

      Mahabaleshwar Apr 17, 2014 at 3:01 AM

      Is there any pubs/bars available for Couples. If so then what time they shutdown ? Please suggest me with the address which would be decent for couples & families. Area preferred near to Valley View Road. thank you

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      Food & Cuisine

      State of Sikkim Apr 14, 2014 at 6:10 AM

      fun traditional food and wine of the local-ites in gangtok and darjeeling that must be tried?
      And also the restaurants that offer them .

    • climate in yercaud now

      Yercaud Apr 13, 2014 at 10:46 PM

      hows the climate in yercaud this summer,is it cool and right time to go now

    • transport from Wathar station to Mahabaleshwar

      Mahabaleshwar Apr 13, 2014 at 6:45 AM

      are bus services available from Wathar station to Mahabaleshwar ?

    • Tailor in goa

      Goa Apr 13, 2014 at 4:22 AM

      Where do I find a good tailor in South or central Goa - men's suits and women's dresses

    • Can i cover Lachen and Lachung in 2 days?

      Lachen Apr 7, 2014 at 3:51 AM

      Day 1: Reach Bagdogra. Bagdogra to Gangtok.
      Day 2: Tsongmo Lake, Nathula Pass and Baba Mandir. Return to Lachen by night
      Day 3: Visit Gurudongmar lake, Chompta valley and return to Lachung
      Day 4: Visit yumthang, hot springs and zero point and return to gangtok
      Day 5: Drive to pelling. Visit local places
      Day 6: Sunrise of Mt.Kanchenjunga and return to darjeeling by afternoon
      Day 7: Leave darjeeling and return to Bagdogra.

      Is the plan for Day 2, 3, 4 possible? Please help me with the schedule. We are travelling on April 26th.
      Also let us know the important places in darjeeling. We just planned to go by toy train and tea gardens.


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      for manali trip

      Manali Mar 25, 2014 at 12:05 AM

      wt are the things we have to carry with us ???give some suggestion

    • dharanis's Profile Photo

      for manali trip

      Manali Mar 25, 2014 at 12:04 AM

      wt are the things we have to carry with us ???give some suggestion

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      manali in march

      Manali Mar 24, 2014 at 11:55 PM

      this is the first time I planned for going to manali was the weather now???
      and I need to know abt shopping area, hotels etc

    • Travel Partner to Leh

      Leh 13 hours ago

      Hi, I'm planning a trip to Leh and Spiti Valley in the month of July or August this year but not sure if it's safe to travel alone. If anyone planning a trip at the same time or would like to share their travel experiences, also could suggest best routes to get to Spiti from Leh. Thanks in advance. You can also reach me on


      Srinagar Apr 17, 2014 at 5:12 AM

      HI, first of all thanks to this very good site . we are planning to come in Srinagar in 28 of june and left on 4th of july with my family . I planned to land in Srinagar on 28 noon , go to hotel and visit to dal lake. On 29 go to gulmarg early morning and come back to Srinagar at night. On 30 explore Srinagar . On 1st of july go to phelgam early morning explore the whole day come back to Srinagar On 2nd of july go to sonmarg come back to Srinagar stay there till 4th of july . I do not want to stay in gulmarg and phelgam at night coz of very expensive hotels . I search on your site that the distance between Srinagar to gulmarg is 45 km and about 1 hr ride and distance between Srinagar to phelgam is 95 km and about 1 hr 45 min ride . SO please suggest me is it possible or not .I have 2 kids one is 13+ and other is 7+.Also tell me the car rent for both places.

    • Solo female in Kinnaur

      State of Himachal Pradesh Apr 16, 2014 at 11:29 PM

      I'm a solo female traveller and going to go to Kinnaur area in early July. I'm taking the flight Delhi-Chandigarh but otherwise travelling w bus (Chandigarh-Shimla-Reckong Peo). I am not new to India (m from Europe) but new as a solo traveller so tiny bit concerned about safety issues.

      Happy to get any info on weather, too (whether the monsoon would be horrendous, the landslides get me stuck in the bus overnight, the clouds prevent any sighting of the mountain tops, etc.). Thanks for any advice and info you can share!

    • help Needed

      Srinagar Apr 16, 2014 at 10:29 PM

      can some one provide me the details of a driver working in srinagar or jammu as we are planning to go to kashmir in july along with Amarnath yatra

    • wil we get watersports at calangute in may end

      Goa Apr 15, 2014 at 10:53 PM

      will we get watersports at calangute from 26 - 30 may

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      Need Info-Varca Goa

      Goa Apr 14, 2014 at 3:11 AM


      Would be travelling to Varca with family and 3 year old kid,Goa soon.Do let me know

      1.Must visit places around Varca.
      2.Can I get local scooters to roam around Varca ? if yes,location and price.


    • need advise for honeymoon trip.

      Kovalam Apr 14, 2014 at 2:52 AM

      i am going to Kerala(india) for my honeymoon in July please advise ...

    • himachal trip

      State of Himachal Pradesh Apr 13, 2014 at 6:17 AM

      which places to go to himachal if visiting from chandigarh, iam planning a 3-4 days trip.

    • What to wear in Hyderabad in beginning of February ?

      by ninaesperanza Online Now Jan 22, 2014 at 9:17 AM

      I am going to Hyderabad in beginning of February and wondering what should I bring from clothes?

      6 Answers Feb 1, 2014 at 7:47 AM
    • Hyderbad India

      by Xtrexus Online Now Jan 9, 2014 at 9:11 AM

      is wearing jeans consider "impolite" in hyderbad India?

      8 Answers Jan 17, 2014 at 11:55 AM
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      shopping in hyderabad

      by AshaM Online Now Dec 16, 2013 at 8:43 AM

      which is the best of shopping not big malls resonable rates

      4 Answers Dec 16, 2013 at 9:28 PM
    • I would like to visit hyderabad

      by srdr1217 Online Now Sep 28, 2013 at 12:10 AM


      i would like to visit Hyderabad,please tell me the best places and hotels for staying.....

      7 Answers Sep 30, 2013 at 7:19 AM
    • I want to travel on bike

      by abhinav12161 Online Now Aug 15, 2013 at 11:07 PM

      Hello friends i want to travel on bike for week ends can any one please suggest me a good place not >150 Kms

      2 Answers Aug 27, 2013 at 8:34 PM
    • 7day tour plan

      by humanoorain Online Now Jul 26, 2013 at 3:20 AM

      need plan for 7day trip to Hyderabad from Bangalore and suggestions about hotels.

      1 Answer Aug 29, 2013 at 6:15 AM
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      by acirin Online Now Jul 19, 2013 at 2:01 AM

      Are somebody was on Hyderabad, I want to know yours experiences. How is life in Hyderabad for European people. I will be in Hyderabad one month between 29. September and 27 October.
      I don't have experience with India and Hyderabad

      6 Answers Aug 27, 2013 at 8:34 PM
    • On reliable Taxi service in Togo

      by ram320 Online Now Mar 31, 2013 at 9:48 PM

      We are planning to visit Togo in July. We will be in the country for 5 days. Does anyone know of a reliable Taxi service who can drive us around the country. We have set agenda which starts at the Ghana border to Lome and to the Northern part of Togo and back to the Ghana Border.

      1 Answer Aug 27, 2013 at 8:35 PM
    • On transportation from Accra Airport to Lome

      by ram320 Online Now Mar 31, 2013 at 8:29 PM

      We will be visiting Togo in July of this year. We arrive in Accra during the middle of the day. We would like to get to Lome by evening. We will have some luggage as well. What is the best approach for this situation? I have read that one get Togo Visa at the border. How long does it take? If I left at 2:00 PM from Accra will I make it to the Visa office on time? Once you cross the border from Ghana into Togo, how far is Lome? Is it easy to find transportation there? Lastly, is the return back to Accra straightforward. I will have a visa for Ghana as I land in that country

      1 Answer Apr 1, 2013 at 2:33 AM
    • Is it a good time to visit Hyderabad

      by Manishch Online Now Oct 12, 2011 at 1:11 AM

      I am from Pune & want to visit Hyderabad after Diwali ,In line with Telangana issue ,Is it a good time visit Hyderabad ?

      1 Answer Mar 13, 2013 at 9:27 PM
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      Two & half days in Hyderabad.

      by RakeshKapadnis Online Now Jul 30, 2011 at 2:57 AM

      I am coming to Hyderaad on 3rd August fr some official work. I will be free frm 3rd evening to 5th August evening. Leaving o 5th August back to Mumbai. So can someone suggest me itenary fr all these days.
      Hwz the weather ther right now? Also are the laser show at Husain sagar & light show at Golconda running in current monsoon season?? What are the timings & rate fr this??

      6 Answers Feb 25, 2013 at 9:21 AM
    • Visiting Hyderabad

      by rockbala Online Now May 21, 2011 at 7:19 AM


      I am visiting Hyderabad on weekdays. I will be in Bangalore on weekends. I would like to know the following details.

      What is the best place for Hyderabadi Biriyani (Vegeterian)?
      Which place is best for Irani Chai?
      Until what time is the city awake in 24 hour clock?
      Are there any pubs/bars/places where international branded beer is available?
      What are the 3 best leisurely places one MUST NOT miss in Hyderabad? (sight seeing). Charminar is on my list as of now. I saw huge Buddha statue on internet.


      4 Answers Jul 24, 2013 at 4:47 PM
    • Visiting Hyderabad

      by clayhenry Online Now Apr 25, 2011 at 9:41 AM

      Hello all,

      My work approached me about traveling to Hyderabad for work. I've never been to India before and I am in general a little anxious about leaving the United States. I was curious how Americans are perceived there. I remember seeing some radicals on the news in past years, is this still a reality or are there other security concerns? I guess what I am looking to know, is that should I feel alarmed at all about exploring the city after work?


      3 Answers Apr 25, 2011 at 10:38 AM
    • Long Layover at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

      by VimalThapa Online Now Mar 2, 2011 at 6:48 AM

      Hi ! Iam transiting from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport this Month and have a long layover before my next flight. I wanted to know whether there is any place in there, where i can kill my time before my flight. Iam interested in having Shower and Nap Facilities if available. ---- Thanks.

      3 Answers Mar 11, 2011 at 11:29 AM
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      General costs,transportation,food,sites?

      by angelsmom13 Online Now Feb 25, 2011 at 8:00 AM

      My friend may be traveling to Hyderabad to visit her boyfriend and if the timing is right I may come with her.What are the general costs of things like transportation around the city to see the sights,a quick lunch while out and about,and the costs to get into some of the must see attractions.

      1 Answer Jul 24, 2013 at 4:47 PM
    • want to visit hyderabad

      by sathya_alva Online Now Dec 30, 2010 at 7:39 AM

      hi all, 2 of us families were planning of visiting hyd last week, but postponed the trip due to the telangana issue. we thought we'll go on 5th n stay for a week. now, we r unsure what to do? is ther a lot of trouble der? is it safe? can we just overlook the issue n continue wid our plans? we have a few women n kids as wid us as well.

      2 Answers Feb 25, 2013 at 12:08 AM
    • falaknuma palace entry

      by taherapatan Online Now Oct 23, 2010 at 11:39 PM

      what is the procedure for visiting Falaknuma palace at Hyderabad.

    • how to enter into pubs in hyderabad?

      by venkateshbhattiprolu Online Now Aug 13, 2010 at 2:31 AM

      1. Is taking girl friend compulsory for entering into pub?
      2. Can u tell what are the rates to enter the pubs like bottles and chimneys, ahala etc.,

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      by greenelephant Online Now Aug 11, 2010 at 3:15 AM

      Hi everyone, I'm going to Hyderabad for a week in October, and I would like to know a few things!

      What will the weather be like? I am usually cold in england so will it be cold in the evenings and warm in the day, or will it still be monsoon? Will i need a waterproof coat!!

      I am going to take a lot of photographs - are people ok to have their photo taken or do i need to ask them, if so should i pay and if so how much/

      I am flying to dubai and on to hyderabad from there - when i am in dubai does anyone know what currency you can purchase things in, as obviously i wont have any dubai money or rupees? Also, when I get to india how do i go about getting some ruppess and how much do you think i would need for a week?

      I am very very very excited about goign but have a lot of questions!

      thanks so much!

      11 Answers Aug 12, 2010 at 10:01 AM
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      Where can I watch Holland win the WK football in Hyderabad?

      by Fun2Rick Online Now Jul 8, 2010 at 10:31 PM

      This sunday Holland is playing Spain in the WK Football and I am by myself in Hyderabad at that time. It is so much more fun to watch football witch other supporters. So, are there any Dutch or Spanish travelers or other people who are watching the game? Where is the best place to go the watch the game? I understood that all the bars close at 12pm. Since the game starts at 11.30pm this is a problem.

      Please help!!!

      Regards Rick

      1 Answer Jul 11, 2010 at 8:02 PM
    • couple of days to spend in Hyd. and couple of questions

      by hsp76 Online Now May 18, 2010 at 5:55 AM

      I will be spending few days in Hyderabad in June time and have a few questions:
      - what the weather can I expect?
      - taking autoricksaw from Mariot Hotel area to Charminar - what price can I expect considering I'm single white tourist :P
      - being in Charminar area and having some time - what else should I see/visit within walking distance?

      3 Answers May 31, 2010 at 2:07 AM
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      hyderabadi biryani

      by techants Online Now Dec 15, 2009 at 2:04 PM

      While in India, I would like to try hyderabadi biryani. I might visit the city - yes, just for the Biryani. I heard Paradise restaurant there serves good Biryani, also Azizia.

      Any further word from someone who visited India and tasted the biryani ...or any local from Hyderabad here ..please share your thoughts and tips.

      7 Answers Jul 24, 2013 at 4:47 PM
    • single white woman alone in hyderabad, good idea or bad?

      by Birx Online Now Oct 8, 2009 at 3:16 PM

      Hey VTers!

      A friend of mine is going to Hyderabad for a conference and I might as well accompany her (we plan to continue to Kerala later). I wouldn't like to sit in a hotel for a few days straight though. So, I'm wondering, would it be OK for me to walk the streets and discover the wonders of Hyderabad all by myself? Or will it be too much of a hassle? /I'm blonde, quite tall, can throw a punch and swear freely if needed :-D/ No offense, just trying to calculate the odds of survival here :)


      7 Answers Feb 25, 2013 at 12:08 AM
    • cell phones in hyderbad

      by rmeltz Online Now May 12, 2009 at 1:24 PM

      I'm going to be in Hyderbad for a few months this summer as part of a study abroad program. I want to purchase a cell phone both for local use and to stay in touch with relatives and friends in the U.S. Any suggestions and recommendations will be most welcome. Thank you.

      4 Answers Aug 29, 2009 at 4:52 AM
    • Tailors for women's clothes in Hyderabd

      by Amy01 Online Now Mar 7, 2009 at 2:23 AM

      Hello all,
      My husband had some really lovely suits made while he was in Hyderbad.
      I was wondering if it was possible to have dresses made in Western styles, but using the lovely materials that they have here? Can anyone recommend a dress maker/tailor?
      Thanks once again for your help

      2 Answers Mar 7, 2009 at 9:49 AM
    • Outdoor Specialists - trekking equipment in Hyderabad

      by Amy01 Online Now Mar 1, 2009 at 5:16 AM

      Hello all,

      I am in Hyderbad currently on busines bit after the assignment ends, I am going trekking in the OOty and around the tea plantations/wildlife sacntuaries in Kerala.

      Please couold someone recommend a shop or a chain that speialise in outdoor clothing for trekking? or any other shop where it could be bought?
      This would be in Hyderabad.

      Many Thanks for your help!

      2 Answers Mar 1, 2009 at 7:15 AM
    • How can I get to Ramachandrapuram (BHEL Township), Hyderabad from chennai?

      by rajinib Online Now Feb 17, 2009 at 10:25 PM

      I have to reach below address in hyderabad from chennai.

      Mangala Kalyana Mandapam
      Near Venkateshwara Temple
      B.H.EL-town ship
      Hyderabad – 502032

      Please let me know the exact route.

      2 Answers Feb 21, 2009 at 12:45 PM
    • Any nice Yoga Retreats in the vicinity of Hyderabad?

      by Amy01 Online Now Feb 6, 2009 at 3:33 AM

      Hi all,
      I am going to be living in Hyderabad for a month and was wondering if anyone could recommend any nice yoga retreats near the area?
      Thanks For Your Help :)

      6 Answers Feb 13, 2009 at 1:36 AM
    • Fares by a local taxi in hyderabad

      by vrut Online Now Jan 21, 2009 at 1:16 AM

      What would be the fares if i take a metered local taxi in Hyderabad for the following locations

      Panjkuta to Hyderabad university?
      Secunderabad to Hitec city?
      Jubilee hills to Sangeet Theatre?
      Lakdikapool to Sarurnagar?
      Gacchibowli to Secunderabad?

    • Curious American Soldier

      by mkweiss Online Now Jan 12, 2009 at 1:19 PM

      I am visiting a friend of mine in Hyderabad and I want to know if it would be safe to wear my military uniform my first few days there. I only own one pair of non-military clothes( jeans and a wrinkled t-shirt), and I already told my friend that I would be wearing my uniform. Should I rethink this and wear something else instead or am I just a little paranoid?

      5 Answers Jan 13, 2009 at 5:14 AM