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      Manali Jan 10, 2016 at 9:49 AM

      Advices for gears & trekking routes or such adventures 4 upcoming month of feb

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      Luxury hotel/resort close to restaurants/action

      Goa 18 hours ago

      We are planning a relaxing/beach getaway to Goa end April and want to stay at the Taj Holiday Village in Candolim, however this hotel looks far from everything.
      Ideally I would like to walk from my hotel to restaurants and shops/markets and not take a taxi every time. Is there any other luxury resorts that is closer to the action? Not the hippies please.

      Thanks
      Tanja

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      Goa Feb 1, 2016 at 7:48 AM

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    • Best courses with experienced teachers in India

      India Jan 31, 2016 at 9:25 PM

      Hi,
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    • How to do Goa

      Goa Jan 31, 2016 at 7:58 AM

      I am going to be in Covalossim for a conference in March.
      I would like to extend my stay in Goa for a week or so - maybe spend 4 days in the South on a quiet beach with some restaurant choices before heading up North for a bit of life. I'm not into the party scene, but wouldn;t mind some live music and a chilled out feel.

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    • Is it safe to go manali on 26jan2016

      Manali Jan 20, 2016 at 2:33 AM

      Is it safe to go manali on 26jan2016

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    • need advice and assistance for Andaman tour plan

      Indi Jan 16, 2016 at 9:17 AM

      we a aged couple from Kolkata would like to visit Andaman in the last week of feb-2016.
      our tentative tour plan is as under:-
      OUR TOUR PLAN AS WE HAVE DECIDED IS AS UNDER;-

      23rd February-Arriving PB by morning flight from Kolkata.at about 9a.m

      23rd - night stay at PB

      24th -night stay at Neil(arriving Neil from PB by local ship)

      25th-night stay at Havlock(arriving Havlock from Neil by local ship)

      26th- night stay at Long Island(by local ship from Havlock )

      27th ,28th and 29th -night stay at Diglipur(by ship from Long Island to Rangat and then by bus to Diglipur)

      1st March-Baratang(from Diglipur by Bus)

      2nd and 3rd March --Portblair (Baratang to Portblair by bus on 2nd March)

      4th March-Return flight to Kolkata.

      our night stays are as under:-

      Portblair-23rd February,2nd and 3rd March(3days)

      Diglipur-27th,28th and 29th February(3days)

      Neil Island-24th February

      Havlaock Island-25th February

      Long Island-26th February

      Baratang-1st March

      1 do you know if there is any daily ferry service from Long to Rangat.please let me know with exact schedule.

      2..Is there any hotel to stay at Baratang?

      3.Is there any Govt ferry service from Havlock to Long island on Friday?

      4.could you provide me the actual Govt ferry schedule with timings from DSS..

      we have skipped joly buoy,mayabundar,and Rangat from our tour plan.
      please suggest on our tour plan and how do we arrange govt ferry tickets from one place to another(getting govt ferry tickets is very difficult).
      regards

      regards

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    • are hotels of digha safe to stay with my gf

      Digha Jan 9, 2016 at 6:19 PM

      I am 21 year old.Is it safe to stay in hotels of digha with my girlfriend or there are chances of police harassments.. I have visited digha once with my family.bt can i stay with my gf.is it safe?plz help me out quick

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      Rameswaram Jan 28, 2016 at 6:30 AM

      Need Tourist guide  Person  in Rameshwaram

       

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    • Kodaikanal cottages with food

      Kodaikanal Jan 25, 2016 at 7:19 AM

      Hello All, we are planning to visit kodaikanal this february 2016 last week. looking for cottages to stay for around 10-12 family members. could someone suggest any cottages with / without food looking within the budget.

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      India Jan 15, 2016 at 6:52 AM

      What about the night buses in India?
      Is it possible to sleep in these buses.
      Have they special seats ...
      How many drivers for 1 bus
      Are the routes safe enough
      We want to take a night bus in Souht India
      Thanks

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    • guide me for best adventures in manali at first week of the feb

      Manali Jan 10, 2016 at 9:29 AM

      I'm seeking for some peace & adventures in manali in first week of the feb with my friends. I know dat's most of thrills are off in this season but still I hope there will be a lot to do. Please share your experiences or some advices what to do,where to go ,where to enjoye,places to see. As much as info u can provide us .help! please.

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      lots of questions.. LOCAL ACTIVITIES/ MOTORBIKE RENTAL/TRAVEL TO HIMACHAL PRADESH AREA

      Goa Jan 8, 2016 at 12:05 PM

      I would be interested in tourist-free local sites and activities in Goa for this year.
      Visiting university, school, orphanage, gym, etc.
      (I am renting a room in Sangolda with my husband for a month.)
      Where could we find Enfield India motorbike to rent?
      Recommendations for getting to Chandigarh by air are also welcome.
      I would be also interested for 2-3 day package tours in Himachal Pradesh.

      Thank you so much in advance.
      Any help is truly appreciated.
      A

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    • safety manali earthquake

      Manali Jan 5, 2016 at 9:22 PM

      Hi..we r planning to travel to manali this feb... Recently I read articles which said Himachal Pradesh and its surrounding is in risk of earthquake..is it true? Is it safe to travel or not....

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      Does India Require Vaccination Proof Upon Landing?

      India Jan 17, 2016 at 5:05 PM

      Does India require that travellers from the U.S. are vaccinated from certain disease and does it require vaccination proof upon landing?

      What are the typical and most important vaccination you need to travel to India from the U.S.? Leaving on February 3, 2016. When should I get vaccinated?

      Thank you for your input.

       

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      Hippie-free beaches in Goa

      Goa Jan 22, 2016 at 8:37 AM

      We want to go to Goa for a 5-day relaxing sun/beach getaway from our India business trip, but don't know which areas to go where there are no hippies. Don't mind tourists, just not into the hippie scene. Would like to incorporate a Kerala backwater tour in this week as well. Please advise which areas are the best.
      Thanks a million
      Tanja

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    • Best Places to Visit in Mumbai

      Mumbai Jan 19, 2016 at 2:18 AM

      After a long hectic schedule, I am actually thinking for a break from the busy professional schedule of the office life. I along with family is all set to plan a trip to Mumbai. Since it comes under top weekend getaway list, What all are the best places to visit around Mumbai?

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      India Visa Payment Failure

      India Jan 6, 2016 at 5:49 PM

      Please Help !!!

      I am a bit frustrated now. After completing the application online, the payment portal indicated that the online payment company is not available and to try again some time. After I read that many people have successfully processed their payments today, I went in and tried to pay. I have been trying to pay my Indian visa all day but everytime I hit YES and PAY NOW, it says:

      Payment Failed:

      Your payment has not been received. You can try again through e-Tourist Visa (eTV) Payment page.Please press Exit to exit the application.

      It does not even allow me to enter my credit card information. Does anyone have any experience similar to this?

      PLEASE HELP!!

       

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    • Travel from Dharmsala to Haridwar

      India Jan 19, 2016 at 6:51 AM

      Good Day!
      Can anyone advise me on the quickest way to travel from Dharmsala to Haridwar? We will arrive (3 Adults) in Delhi on 22 Feb - catching a flight directly from there to Dharmsala and hoping to spend 3 days in McCleodganj. I need to be in Rishikesh by the evening of 29 Feb. Is it advisable to break the trip in Chandigarh for a day and do the whole trip by taxi?
      Any advice will be greatly appreciated! Believe very limited train and bus travel in this area!

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    • Immigration Exit for baby overstaying e visa by few hours

      India Jan 7, 2016 at 4:59 AM

      Our baby travelling with us (parents on OCI) will overstay his e tourist visa by 4 hours when boarding the flight
      We applied for an exit permit at the Pune FRO and were given a date 7 days ahead to collect it. On the given date our file was initially nowhere to be found and once found was not yet signed as the FRO was away on that day.
      Secondly, no one at Pune FRO seems to know the correct fee for the exit. They would be charging the £55 ( which is newborn exit visa fee). Online references seem to suggest $40 and their visa fee circular says Rs.8400 for a 6 month tourist visa for the UK.

      We have wasted enough time first to submit documents clearly mentioned as non mandatory on the application and then not have the FRO clearance on the date promised because of carelessness of the FRO office. Our flight is now 2 days away. Can the airport authorities detain us for carrying an illegal migrant baby out of the country. If we ask them to detain the baby and inform the British embassy can they still detain us even if we are fully legal and within our right to leave?
      In such a circumstance won't they just have to let the baby go with the parents?

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    • Trip to andaman for a week will a 11 month kid

      by ongmu Online Now Aug 17, 2014 at 8:38 AM

      Hello there.

      We are planning for a trip to Andaman for a week in the end of February. My kid who will be 11 months old then, would be traveling with us. I have already booked for the vacation but now I am unsure if it is safe for my 11 month old.
      We live in the mountain region of India, where weather is very pleasant all round the year.
      If it is safe for my kind, please suggest type of clothing's and all other stuffs that I need to carry for my kid.

      Please advice.

      3 Answers Jan 1, 2015 at 12:58 AM
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      Is Port blair expansive to stay long

      by vivekkumartiwari Online Now Aug 5, 2014 at 10:59 PM

      Hi there..
      This is Vik. I want to travel Port Blair for long time. Friends can you suggest me how it costs to live economically...?
      Your comments are vital for me..
      Thanks my friends. Have a nice and safe travel life :-)

      2 Answers Jan 1, 2015 at 12:58 AM
    • weather in June in Port blair

      by MangeshD Online Now May 31, 2014 at 11:00 AM

      How is weather in June in Port blair?Shud i carry umbrella?

      3 Answers Jun 1, 2014 at 1:53 AM
    • house for eleven people

      by robinbiker Online Now Jan 5, 2013 at 2:19 PM

      Hi

      I'm looking to rent a house (or two or three appartmants) for 11 adults from 15th to 22nd of February on Havelock Island or anywhere else near the beach.

      Kind regards, Robin

    • light n sound show in english at port blair

      by rsaksena65 Online Now May 5, 2012 at 10:15 AM

      is the light n sound show in english conducted all days ( other thn monday) or only on wed n fri............and what are the timings for this show pl

      1 Answer May 5, 2012 at 12:20 PM
    • light n sound show in english at port blair

      by rsaksena65 Online Now May 5, 2012 at 10:15 AM

      is the light n sound show in english conducted all days ( other thn monday) or only on wed n fri............and what are the timings for this show pl

      2 Answers May 5, 2012 at 10:10 PM
    • can we pick up own snorkeling kit somewhere

      by rsaksena65 Online Now May 2, 2012 at 7:03 AM

      we are a family of 4 spending a week in port blair/ havelock and someone suggested it will be a good idea to have own basic kit for r snorkeling.... wonder what all it involves and where can one pick up these items.... any suggestions?????

      1 Answer Mar 11, 2013 at 8:51 AM
    • help me plan trip to andamans in may

      by rsaksena65 Online Now Apr 29, 2012 at 11:46 AM

      Hello , we are a family of 4 , planning this trip from 7th to 15th May ………. I have planned the itinerary with help of web research and… I know it will be raining …… will be grateful if someone can help me with practical suggestions to fine tune the programme

      DAY 1 ( 8th May, Monday) reach by morn flight and in the AN/ evening go to Corbyn's Cove
      Kindly suggestions > good taxi service in port blair ?
      DAY 2/3/4 ( Tues - Thurs) Havelock Island
      we plan to catch the 6 am ferry ………. accomodoation fixed in Dolphin resort………..we are interested in scuba diving exposure for the boys
      Your suggestions >
      1 transport for this early morning ferry……are point to point cabs available early in the morning
      2 . hows food in dolphin and good eating places in Havelock island (sea food)
      3 whats a good transport option in Havelock
      4 should we also go for snorkeling here ..
      5 good diving outfits ….. being off season we hope to get some discount on the advt tariff
      DAY 5 Chaitham saw mill and cellular jail , finshing with show in evening
      Your suggestions >
      1 which are good eating places in port blai
      2 what are transport options incl hiring of scooters and from where
      DAY 6 Wandoor ….. we want to do snorkeling
      Your suggestions >
      1 is Jolly Buoy now open…. Whats best way to go to jolly buoy , if its open and worth visiting.
      2 what about red skin island
      3 heard somewhere that when you go to these places , there aint enough snorkeling kit so can this be hired from somewhere
      DAY 7 BARATANG AND JAWRA RESERVE
      Your suggestions >
      1 whats the driving time … 2.30 h 0r 4.30 hrs
      2 has the jawra reserve been relocated and is it worth going there?
      DAY 8 Your suggestions > about
      North Bay (Coral Island) - to see coral reefs and Chidiya Tapu
      Is there any other place that we have missed out

      5 Answers May 1, 2012 at 8:59 PM
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      Port Blair TIPS

      by moomoogirl Online Now Dec 25, 2010 at 11:13 PM

      Hi there,

      We are traveling to Port Blair in January 2011 on a Cruise Ship.
      We have only 1 day in this elusive port. I have done numerous searches on this port but have not found much information. Can anyone tell me if there are markets to shop at,restaurants,is money exchange easy to access, what money they do accept? (we are Aussie)and any other hints you may be able to share with us, I would be gratefully appreciative.
      Thanks in advance
      Stephanie.

      2 Answers Jan 3, 2011 at 3:38 PM
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      Port Blair

      by anilpradhanshillong Online Now Nov 23, 2010 at 4:05 AM

      Hi! VTers! Need help re visit to Port Blair this NYear. Any suggestion or tips welcome. Perhaps, I didn't search VT thoroughly but found the postings scanty. Any *must read* book or brochure or pamphlet? Thank u all, in advance!

      2 Answers May 30, 2013 at 11:04 PM
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      Flying to Port Blair

      by cherrybug Online Now Sep 17, 2007 at 8:59 AM

      Hi,

      We are thinking about flying from Chennai to Port Blair for about 5 days in january. It seems Spicejet offer the cheapest flights though these are still quite expensive.

      Are there any cheaper airlines that fly from southern India to Port Blair?
      Can we book flights through their website here in the UK?
      Would it be cheaper to wait until we are in India to book?
      What is the availability of these flights - ie. is it better to book early?

      Many thanks,
      Cherry

      1 Answer Jan 7, 2008 at 6:15 AM
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      chennai to port blair to southern thailand.. via boat/ship

      by rising_sun Online Now Aug 3, 2005 at 10:19 AM

      is this possible? I am finding possible information on ships leaving from chennai about once a week, but nothing about getting to thailand. We have the time to spare and don't want to fly more than we need to. Plus we are on a fairly short budget.
      By the way, has the situation on the islands improved enough that tourists are ok to come? (All of these questions apply to our trip that will begin in may 2006)
      if anyone has any advice, it would be welcome!

      5 Answers Aug 6, 2005 at 1:22 PM
    • Flight from Port Blair to Bangkok

      by msa_india Online Now May 17, 2004 at 8:03 PM

      Hello friends ! could anyone tell me the flight details between Port Blair and Bangkok. Its return fare and other details. rgds/suhail ahmed India

      1 Answer Sep 9, 2004 at 9:55 AM