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    • Man vs Wild - Munnar edition ;)

      Munnar Jan 15, 2017 at 4:31 PM

      Hi, i want to go jungle treking on a long multiple day camping trip; around, to, or from Munnar.
      I want to do this alone.
      Do you guys know, any routes, source of information, tips....?

      Thank youuuu

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    • Zanskar trek without guide

      Ladakh Range Dec 19, 2016 at 8:23 AM

      Hi, I am planning to do the Zanskar trek from Padum to Lamayuru next summer, however my budget is tight and I would like to do it alone (without guide). ju-lehadventure.com/trekking... I will be carrying a reliable GPS so I am confident I will find the way. My main concern is to know if homestays can be found all along the itinerary or if I will have to carry tent and food?
      Do you know if homestays can be found in Hanamur and Snertse?
      Thanks

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    • Cell phone.

      Mumbai Jan 9, 2017 at 7:01 PM

      I happened to have a Samsung Galaxy S3 cell phone (USA) that I plan to travel to India with. I have heard that the frequencies used by Indian carriers for GSM-2, 3 may be different from the ones supported by Samsung S3.
      Would there be someone who is using a Samsung Galaxy S3 cell phone in India and knows that it works. Thanks.

      John.
      Samsung S3 Specs. :
      gsmchoice.com/en/catalogue/s...

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      Macleod Ganj with Kids June toAug Budget hotel & Packing tips?

      Dharamsala Dec 31, 2016 at 6:04 AM

      I am travelling to Dharamsala in June with my two boys (9&11) and my older mom. We are staying for 3 months while I study in Bhagsu, but feel the boys and my mother may enjoy being closer to Macleod Ganj.

      Any budget hotel suggestions that are kid friendly? Bhagsu vs. Macleod Gang?
      Packing suggestions for Monsoon season?
      Interesting places to volunteer/courses etc that would make this place fun for a 9 & 11 year old?

      Thanks so much for any and all suggestions.
      Bobby

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    • Query about Delhi-Manali.

      Manali Dec 26, 2016 at 11:54 PM

      I'm travelling to Manali for new year and I have a few questions I want answered asap.

      1. I'm travelling with the HPTDC VOLVO AC bus which leaves from Himachal Bhawan in New Delhi in the evening. Is the bus good? And is the route safe to travel at night since it's a lot of fog in Delhi this year?
      2. I'll reach Delhi in the afternoon and since I have ample of time till evening, is there some place near Himachal Bhawan or in Connaught Place where I can store my luggage safely and explore Connuaght Place?

      Awaiting early response.
      Thanks

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    • Best ladies shopping place for famous suits and sarees in kolkata, India ?

      India Dec 18, 2016 at 6:01 AM

      Best ladies shopping place for famous suits and sarees in kolkata, India ?

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    • Which is best Beach Resort in Goa?

      Goa Dec 21, 2016 at 3:06 AM

      I'm looking for a beach resort in Goa and bit confused in choosing a best stay option at reasonable rates. I tried to search at google and found "Lemon tree amarante beach resort". Does anyone have idea about this resort?

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      road trip in south india

      India Dec 21, 2016 at 1:44 AM

      need help in planning an itenary for the road trip in dec 2016, via car starting from chennai for 2 weeks. which way to head - towards goa/ kerela/ coorg/ munnar? we are not very touristy and prefer offbeat locales, serene nature and natural beauty

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    • Getting a sim card for a cell phone.

      Mumbai Jan 6, 2017 at 8:26 AM

      I am wondering how easy/difficult would it be to get a sim card, perhaps at the Mumbai airport itself. I have all the necessary id's such as my North American passport, Driver's license, Credit card. Having access to a phone would be a definite asset. Any information in this matter would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

      John.

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    • Availability of Indian currency.

      Mumbai Jan 4, 2017 at 6:22 PM

      I plan to visit India for a three week period. I realize there is a currency crunch at this time (Jan. 4th 2017 today) in India. I am wondering if ATM machines in Mumbai have started dispensing out the cash? I have a couple of USA credit cards and a US Bank ATM card. Will it be a grim situation for me? I also have a couple of hundred US Dollars in cash with me. Any suggestion (short of don't come) would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

      John.

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    • money exchange

      Kovalam Dec 22, 2016 at 12:55 AM

      Where is the best place to get good exchange rates in the kovalam area apart from banks

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      Free SIM Cards for tourists?

      India Dec 18, 2016 at 6:20 AM

      Hi. I'm traveling to India tomorrow morning and intend to purchase a SIM card for my trip. However, I've heard that tourists with e-Visas are being given SIM cards upon arrival: cntraveler.com/story/india-t...

      Is there validity to this?

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    • Gangtok Itineraries

      Gangtok Jan 1, 2017 at 8:31 AM

      I am planning a 1 week trip to gangtok. Need a 6 days Itineraries of gangtok ASAP. Thank you.

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      Help regarding rupee

      India Dec 20, 2016 at 4:28 PM

      I landed in Mumbai yesterday and it seems difficult to find places that'll take my 2000 rupee note, which is all I have. Can anyone off suggestion as to how I might be able to do so? I'm told that the ATMs only dispense 2000 as well. Thanks in advance. :)

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      India Jan 2, 2017 at 9:49 PM

      Which Domestic Airlines is Best in South India?

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      Current position re domenyterisation

      India Dec 29, 2016 at 11:36 PM

      Hi travelling to Mumbai next week and have been looking at news articles regarding money shortages after withdrawal of larger notes. Kind of getting a mixed picture. What is actually happening? Is cash available at ATMs? Would I be able to get money at the airport? I have been to India a lot and understand that cash is still the main way to pay for goods and services, so therefore feeling a bit concerned. Any help/tips appreciated.

      Regards.

      Martin.

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    • Christ University, Bangalore -- so what's it really like?

      Bangalore Dec 25, 2016 at 1:27 PM

      Is there anyone out there among our VT people who have had any experience with Christ University in Bangalore?
      I'm mainly trying to get general information about what it is like both as an academic institution -- level of teaching, students -- and as a social atmosphere. Plus the quality of the actual, physical lay out.

      Ask because I've had no experience with higher education in India and have the opportunity to link with a variety of universities (in areas of the social sciences, business, humanities, languages) -- and Christ University, Bangalore, is one of them. But is it a good choice?

      If you know the place and feel like answering -- please be frank! Much appreciated.

      Thank you. - Eurycleia

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    Near Amritsar

    • Car Hire or Public Transport?

      by Britontour Online Now Feb 29, 2016 at 3:45 AM

      I am wondering if we (2 of us) should hire a car with driver or travel by train/bus in Punjab. (Late March) . So many pros and cons.

      We have 2 days to travel around, between Mohali and Amritsar. Can you suggest an itinerary?

      Any chance of making this (Mohali-Amristsar) trip in a night bus?

      Any idea how much a small air conditioned car with driver would cost for 2 days, 700 km?

      1 Answer Feb 29, 2016 at 4:39 AM
    • Mohali and Amritsar

      by Britontour Online Now Feb 28, 2016 at 8:59 PM

      Hi Guys,

      I have 2 days to travel around Mohali and Amritsar. What's the best way to see most? Which places should I not miss visiting?

      1 Answer Feb 28, 2016 at 11:04 PM
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      Car Rent in Amritsar

      by SeetaKaur Online Now Oct 24, 2015 at 7:26 AM

      So my mom wish for almost 20 years already is going to India,I finally able save some money and bring my parent there on march, as they are pretty old now I understand it's gonna be hard for them to walk a lot, I am planning to bring them to see the northern part of India for total 20 days, so I guess it's better to rent car, our base would be Amritsar since we have relatives there to stop and greet for a few days before we start our road trip, anyone have experience renting a car in Amristar area? Estimated cost per day?

      Also is this route too optimistic for a road trip? Total 19 days on road

      amritsar - jammu - srinagar - dharamsala - manali - kathmandu - darjeeling - sikhim - ( some part of bhutan ) - udaipur - jaipur - amritsar

      Any answer you can provide would be really appreciated, i've been trying to search in Internet for this but didn't find the best answer so far

       

      4 Answers Oct 30, 2015 at 7:10 AM
    • Entry points in Amritsar

      by LetsGo_2907 Online Now Sep 6, 2015 at 11:47 PM

      How many entry points are in Amritsar city when one is driving? Which are those?

      4 Answers Sep 7, 2015 at 3:24 AM
    • Off beat visits in amritsar

      by Vasanti51 Online Now Mar 24, 2015 at 12:52 AM

      Are there any off beat places to visit near amritsar. We are visiting the golden temple, wagha border and jaliianwala Baugh.....anything else very Punjab!

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      Amritsar trip to see Golden temple on July 19th 2014

      by GitanjaliS Online Now Jul 4, 2014 at 8:14 AM

      I am going to Amritsar by a night train on 18th July 2014?
      Is anyone going to see the Golden Temple on 19th July 2014?
      I can have company .I am a 58yr old lady from Kolkata travelling alone and so it is a nice idea if I find company.

      1 Answer Jul 4, 2014 at 8:33 AM
    • Amritsar to other places distance 2 to 3 hrs

      by poojasimransingh Online Now Dec 13, 2013 at 12:49 AM

      we are coming to amritsar on 19th January 13 for 5 days and planning to stay in amritsar for 2 days and than to visit some place which is near to amritsar by 2 to 3hrs distance. can you suggest some places.
      we have already booked the return tickets from amritsar on 24th January.

      5 Answers Dec 16, 2013 at 3:28 AM
    • COMMUTING IN AMRITSAR

      by sakshiwadhwa Online Now Oct 23, 2013 at 4:17 AM

      IS TRAVELING IS INEXPENSIVE TO ROAM AROUND IN THIS CITY?
      AND HOW MUCH AUTO, BUSES, TAXI, VANS, BUSES CHARGE ACCORDINGLY?

      5 Answers Oct 23, 2013 at 9:16 AM
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      Wagah Border Parade

      by cybervinayak Online Now Oct 13, 2013 at 9:24 AM

      Every one says that Wagah Border parade can be seen best with the help of passes that can be acquired 1or 2 days back. Where can I get these passes? Please guide.

      1 Answer Oct 13, 2013 at 4:34 PM
    • Transport from Golden temple to Airport

      by anupshet Online Now Aug 16, 2013 at 12:54 PM

      How can we travel from Golden temple to airport. is there any public transport

      2 Answers Aug 17, 2013 at 8:26 AM
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      woman travelling alone in Amritsar

      by voxtulip Online Now Aug 8, 2013 at 5:30 AM

      Hello !

      I'll be landing in Amritsar mid-September before heading north to Dharamkot. What is your view on a woman spending the night there to visit around? Do you think it would be better to just stay a couple of hours and then just hopping on the bus?
      I am blonde with blue eyes - do I need to cover my head?

      If you think I can spend the night - can you recommend a cute hotel/b&b?

      Feel free to give me any piece of info you think may help me have an idea of what to expect :)

      Thank you!

      Martina

      9 Answers Aug 9, 2013 at 8:17 AM
    • ABOUT AMRITSAR

      by dasmoloy Online Now Jul 25, 2013 at 11:36 PM

      I WILL REACH AMRITSAR ON OR AFTER 12TH OF OCTOBER,2013. MY QUESTION IS HOW MANY DAYS FOR COMPLETE MY TRIP AT AMRITSAR & EXPECTED BUDGET FOR 2 PERSON. ( WAGHA BORDER/ DOLDEN TEMPLE/ AKAL TAKHT / DURGIANA TEMPLE / CHAND BAORI / JALLIANWALA BAGH ) & OTHER TOURIST SPOTS IF THERE PLEASE INFORM ME AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE. MY EMAIL ID : dasmoloy.roofers@gmail.com

      4 Answers Jul 27, 2013 at 9:14 AM
    • Amritsar Delhi Air Services

      by Narkumar Online Now Jul 15, 2013 at 6:10 AM

      When Amritsar Delhi Air Services started?

      2 Answers Jul 16, 2013 at 2:16 AM
    • Amristsar

      by fernando9torres Online Now Jun 9, 2012 at 10:57 AM

      Hi

      Any suggestions how I can get to the Golden Temple from Amristsar Airport?
      Are there any tours which go there or near by economical hotels, not too expensive ?

      Cheers

      3 Answers Jun 13, 2012 at 10:07 AM
    • Patiala pants in amritsar.

      by rhucha Online Now May 19, 2012 at 12:05 AM

      I am visiting amritsar in next week.
      I remember one of my punjabi friends had told me about shops near golden temple which stitch patiala pants of salwar kameez in 1 hour.
      I am very much interested in buying or getting a patiala pant stitched over there.
      I tried googling about the same,but could not find any reference to it.
      So could you guys please tell me if there are such shops selling material and stitching the patiala pants???
      Thanx in advance!

      1 Answer May 19, 2012 at 7:35 AM
    • Accommodation

      by vismayagc Online Now Sep 13, 2010 at 5:32 AM

      I would like to visit Amritsar very soon with my wife. could you suggest some economic hotels or guest houses in Amritsar?

      7 Answers Nov 23, 2011 at 10:28 AM
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      Amritsar to Agra

      by jlfloyd Online Now Jun 13, 2010 at 6:02 PM

      I will be in Delhi and will continue on to Agra and then Varanasi. I wanted to take a sort of side trip for a day to Amritsar. I plan to leave via train or plane one evening and then the following evening heading out. i wanted to see if there was a way to bypass Delhi altogether and head right for Agra from Amritsar, or would I have to stop in Delhi and catch the train. In addition, are there only the 2 morning trains to agra I have seen advertised from Delhi?

      Thanks!

      5 Answers Jun 16, 2010 at 3:31 AM
    • Getting to Amritsar

      by melanie9 Online Now Oct 15, 2009 at 7:08 PM

      Hi i will be in India in Jan 10 and would like to know the best (quickest way) to get to Amritsar from Delhi I have 3 nights to spend before taking the train from Delhi to Varanasi around the 29th of jan and would also like to know if there is anywhere near to Amritsar worth spending a night?

      4 Answers Oct 16, 2009 at 8:01 AM
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      Golden Temple tour

      by eyedzuvmarch Online Now Mar 25, 2009 at 5:26 PM

      Hello; I had hoped to take a luxury train from New Delhi, arriving in Amritsar about 115PM.I would then return to New Delhi at 5PM.A tour company told me that there would not be enough time to see the temple if I did that. How long does it take to get from the railway station to the temple? How long should I spend at the temple to truly enjoy it? Thank you...Bob

      5 Answers Oct 8, 2010 at 7:07 AM
    • Transpotation from Amritsar to Qadian

      by pzzrmmp Online Now Nov 20, 2008 at 5:51 AM

      I am arriving in Amritsar on 12/13 and need to go to Qadian which is about 2 hours drive. What is the best means of transpotation to get there ?
      Please help.

      1 Answer Nov 20, 2008 at 8:01 AM
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      Amritsar to Jaisalmer

      by azf Online Now Jul 11, 2008 at 9:45 PM

      Hi, I would like to travel from Amritsar to Jaisalmer, and I was wondering if it's possible to do that trip without going through Delhi first. Any suggestions?

      Thanks!

      -Alex

      2 Answers Jul 12, 2008 at 10:27 AM
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      Restaurants

      by NYTim Online Now Jun 13, 2008 at 4:15 PM

      Do they serve alcohol in restaurants in Amritsar?

      Cheers

      2 Answers Jun 26, 2008 at 11:20 AM
    • Crossing Over

      by amit.deorukhkar Online Now Jun 2, 2008 at 3:22 AM

      Hi

      We a group of 14 people are working on a world tour by road (4 cars) for world peace, donation for which will be forwarded to Mother Teresa Foundation. Need to know from you guys in amritsar how to cross over to pak. what procedures and permits are required.

      Anyone with information, revert back...

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      Mrs Bhandari's Guest House

      by mccrorj Online Now Jan 20, 2008 at 11:55 AM

      This place used to get some very good reviews but nothing that I can see that is recent. Is it still in operation and does anybody have any feedback on what it's like now. First entry I found was in an old Lonely Planet guide. Any feedback gratefully recieved. Excluding this I'm tempted to join the pilgrims at the golden temple itself. What is the position regarding leaving and returning to the dorms as I would probably want to wander off into the city for an evening meal. I'm assuming that there is a seperat enterance for the dorms as opposed to the temple?

      2 Answers Feb 23, 2008 at 11:16 AM
    • Grand Hotel or Volga Hotel?

      by solesouljoy Online Now Oct 21, 2007 at 8:34 AM

      Hi everyone,

      I'm hoping to visit Amritsar for 2 days in Dec. I wonder if anyone has stayed in either of these hotels (Volga or Grand hotel) or any hotel which you would strongly recommend?

      Budget: below USD 30
      Room: Double (do we need A/C room in Dec?)

      Looking for:
      - Good service
      - clean, comfortable rooms with window, don't need to be luxurious
      - located near GT or central places with good eating places

      Thanks!

      5 Answers Oct 24, 2007 at 7:32 AM
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      Flights to Srinagar

      by licinio1 Online Now Jul 16, 2007 at 1:51 PM

      I haven't been able to see if there are flights from Amritsar to Srinagar and what company operates them. I have seen flights from Jammu, but ideally I'd like to leave from Amritsar to save myself a night train ride... Thanks.

      4 Answers Jul 17, 2007 at 10:24 PM
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      Bus or Cab services from Amritsar to New Delhi

      by maxima_rex Online Now May 9, 2007 at 1:46 AM

      Hi all,

      Can anyone please tell me the details of bus or cab services from Amritsar to New Delhi, with the timings and charges?

      Thanks

      2 Answers May 9, 2007 at 10:12 PM
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      Train from Bombay

      by BootyUK Online Now May 2, 2007 at 9:57 AM

      Hi,

      I am taking the Golden Temple Express from Mumbai Central to Jalandhar City in mid-August....I've tried looking on Indian Railways website for an idea of what the air-con carriages are like (do they exsist??) Just wondered how unbareable the journey will be in the heat, or would it be a pleasant way to travel up??

      Thanks,

      CB - UK

      3 Answers May 4, 2007 at 10:37 PM
    • Guest House needed

      by jsbajwa Online Now Jan 27, 2007 at 5:45 PM

      Hi,
      We (Three cuples)are travling first week of March in Amritsar and required a guest hose with atleast three or four bedroom, has to be in 4 or five star guest house for atleast two full weeks.
      We will be travling with two infants and one 11 yrs of child.

      Help is greatly appericiated in advance.
      Please HELP.

      JS Bajwa
      Toronto

      1 Answer Jan 28, 2007 at 8:45 PM
    • Taxi or coach service from Amritsar to Nakodar

      by james_ss Online Now Nov 12, 2006 at 1:37 PM

      Next February I'm landing at Amritsar airport at about 2pm and should be out of the airport by about 3-3.30pm. Is there are a taxi service or a bus service directly from the airport to Nakodar, which is about two-and-a-half hours away. Also, is it possible to pre-book these services and how much would I expect to pay? Thanks in advance.

      1 Answer Nov 12, 2006 at 9:00 PM