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    • Tour operator and 3 star hotel

      Delhi Nov 11, 2016 at 5:42 AM

      I intend to visit North India from New Delhi in December with my husband and two kids .Can u recommend a reliable tour operator and a nice 3 star hotel with wifi access and other facilities (comfortable family rooms/ hot water/bed and breakfast/store, room for luggage, airport pickup ) near shopping centers in New Delhi?

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      Clearing Customs and Immigration at Hyderabad Airport for overseas flight

      Hyderabad Nov 7, 2016 at 3:36 AM

      Has anyone recently cleared Customs and Immigration at Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Airport for overseas flight? Does the queue really take one hour to clear? How many hours are enough to check-in for international flight at Hyderabad Airport? Must travelers from an un-connected domestic flight set aside 4 hours to check-in and clear Immigration queue at Hyderabad Airport?

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      Best shops/weavers to buy saris in Varanasi

      Varanasi Nov 6, 2016 at 7:05 PM

      Which is an authentic shop selling saris in Varanasi? I wish to buy cotton Banarsi saris that are handwoven.
      Any other suggestions regarding travel in Varanasi by local members would be gratefully acknowledged. I am there for a wedding for just two days.
      Thank you

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    • Where do I hire a self-drive car in Jaisalmer?

      Jaisalmer Dec 2, 2016 at 2:03 AM

      Most of the popular options like ZoomCar don't operate in Jaisalmer and the hotel I booked into hasn't got a clue. Any pointers?

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    • Buying real pearls in India

      India Nov 30, 2016 at 12:23 PM

      I have bought a double necklace of white pearls with silver clasp at Guwahati airport and paid about 130.- USD. It's quite heavy. Are real pearls for this price?

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    • Connection flights, confused

      New Delhi Nov 29, 2016 at 6:00 AM

      hey guys quick question .

      I am travelling from Toronto Canada on Feb 24,2016 to Delhi, India and returning back to Canada March 20,2016 it is a round trip. . When I land in Delhi, I will drive to Punjab the same day I land because of a wedding.

      On March 1 me and my friend will book a round trip from Delhi to pune.

      So I will depart March 1 from Delhi to pune and have my return ticket back to Delhi March 20, (same day as my return ticket back to Canada)

      My question is once I return from pune back to Delhi will I have to get out of airport to check into my flight back for Canada or can I just stay in the airport and check into my back to Canada flight.?..

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      Arrival and Departure Halls of Coimbatore International Airport

      Coimbatore Nov 18, 2016 at 3:52 AM

      Can i know whether the arrival and departure halls of Coimbatore International Airport are in the same terminal building? Or i need to walk further from one terminal building to another? How long does it take for me to reach the departure hall from the arrival hall in this airport?

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      Bus from ISB Kashmir Gate to IGI Delhi Airport

      Delhi Nov 16, 2016 at 12:37 AM

      I am planning to take a bus between Thursday midnite to 1:30am from the Inter State Bus Station at Kashmir Gate to the airport. Can I just buy the bus ticket at the bus terminal just before bus departure or do I have to buy ticket a day in advance to ensure seating. How far will the bus stop from Terminal 3, walking distance? or need to take a taxi? Thank you.

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      Update on Currency

      India Nov 28, 2016 at 2:48 AM

      Hello everyone. I will be traveling to Mumbai-Jaipur-Delhi in two weeks. I have read the previous post regarding the currency issues but can anyone provide an update on the situation?

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      India Visit - where to go in December?

      India Nov 27, 2016 at 3:11 AM

      Hi,

      Hopefully I will reach Kolkata airport on 16th Dec, 2016 with my family (my 2 kids and wife). One of my kid is 11 years and other is 7 years.

      We have a holiday 10 - 12 days. My wife likes to visit Taj Mahal, Agra.

      After that we like to visit naturally beautiful places and want to spend few days there; such as - hill areas or sea shores.
      In India, my plan is to travel long distant places by train.

      On my way back, we would like to stay in Kolkata 1 / 2 days. We have tried to make a plan but cannot do that ourselves.

      It would be great help if we get hints how to make our trip worth and enjoyable in India.

      Thanks,

      Shariful Alam

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    • Payment to Marvelous journeys

      India Nov 17, 2016 at 2:05 AM

      I need to make a payment to this company. They ask me to enter INR and to use MasterCard. I will be using a UK card so in GBR. They say bank automatically converts! Does anyone have experience of this please.

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    • etourist visa

      India Yesterday

      I am about to apply online for an etourist visa from the U.K. I am visiting India in January for 27 days. I believe once the application is approved I print off the visa and carry with my passport on entry into India.
      A friend has worried me by saying I have to visit the High Commision in London to have the visa entered in my passport! Surely that defeats the whole idea of an e visa

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      Swimming & Beaches in/near Kochi ?

      Kochi Nov 30, 2016 at 12:49 AM

      I am planning to visit Kochi next autumn and having looked at the beach photos on Google Earth, I am not sure this is a great place to swim. Can anyone advise me about the beaches in the area and which ones are attractive and good for swimming ?

      Also is Kochi a good place to stay in the Kerala area or should I be looking elsewhere in the area ? I like beach and places of interest as a holiday mix. Planning to stay 10 days

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    • Need to rent an apartment for two months

      Goa Nov 29, 2016 at 4:56 AM

      Hi!

      We are a Swedish family coming to goa in early February 2017. We would like to rent an apartment to stay in for two months. We would like the apartment to be air-conditioned. Any help with this is very much appreciated.

      / Best regards, Hakan Gleissman with family

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    • car and driver hire

      Jodpur Nov 12, 2016 at 7:57 AM

      can anyone recommend a reliable company to drive 4 people from Jodphur to Udaipur, with stops, over 4 days

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      Kochi to Munnar ?

      Munnar Nov 30, 2016 at 4:51 AM

      How does one get to Munnar from Kochi, and then onward to Thekkady ?

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    • Food on trains

      India Nov 19, 2016 at 5:08 AM

      I am making two overnight journeys on trains in India. Is food available and does it need to be preordered?

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      Question about public toilets in Coimbatore and sleeping area in Coimbatore airport

      Coimbatore Nov 9, 2016 at 4:43 PM

      Hi, is there toilet facility inside Coimbatore International Airport? Is it easy to find public toilet in Coimbatore? Is there toilet at GeeDee Car Museum? I have been informed there is no lounge for passengers to rest in the airport during a layover of 5 to 6 hours. Passengers can only enter with valid ticket and sit on chair. Are the chairs adequate? Is it advisable to book a hotel room near the airport to rest for the duration before checking in for Spice Jet evening flight to Hyderabad? I arrive in Coimbatore from Chennai by Air Carnival at nearly 1 pm local time on 10 December.

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    • Trip to India in December

      India Nov 4, 2016 at 9:37 PM

      Is december a suitable month to visit New Delhi - Rishikesh- Agra? Need advice on appropriate 3 star hotel for 2 adults and 2 children aged 13 and 17 in New Delhi near shopping centres and tourist attractions.

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    • domestic airport t1 departures congestion

      New Delhi Nov 7, 2016 at 5:04 PM

      A local says get there four hours before takeoff, with long check-in lines and 1km length for security check. I wonder what VTs have experienced there.

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      Where to go near Bangalore International Airport between 10.30 am and 2.10 pm?

      Bangalore Nov 7, 2016 at 2:56 PM

      I will be landing in Bangalore airport at 10.30 am on 10 December. Between 10.30 am and 2.10 pm is there any nearby tourist destination i can visit without staying in an external hotel? I will be carrying one luggage and one sling bag.

      If there is no tourist destination nearby the airport, do you recommend me to change my itinerary and add one more domestic flight from Bangalore to another Indian airport like Coimbatore and from Coimbatore to Chennai airport before arriving in Hyderabad airport for flight to Singapore at 1.40 am on 11 December?

      Is there a transit hotel inside the arrival section of Bangalore airport?

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      Taxi/driver and car

      India Nov 28, 2016 at 7:29 AM

      We arrive Delhi Airport Feb 13th. We don't like the chaos of obtaining a taxi at the airport.
      We need to go to The Lemon Tree Hotel in Manesar. Could somebody please advise a good reliable driver/car who can meet us at arrivals clearly displaying our names so we can approach.
      How much should the car/driver cost for this trip.
      many thanks

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      How do tourists pay in cash in India now?

      Bangalore Nov 12, 2016 at 6:19 AM

      Can i know under the currency crisis in India, how do tourists get and pay in cash to the shops and taxi drivers in India? How long will it take for tourists to get the new 500 Indian Rupee and 2000 Indian Rupee notes? I will be in Bengaluru on 8 December before moving on to Hyderabad, Chennai and Coimbatore, and i do not want to meet the same problems of paying in cash in these cities.

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    • Safe to visit?

      by owaiskhan Online Now Aug 7, 2016 at 12:02 AM

      Hi, I am planning to visit Darjeeling and Gangtok next month for a week in September, seeing the current conditions in Assam is it safe to visit both these places?

      6 Answers Aug 19, 2016 at 2:38 AM
    • visiting time

      by alapati07 Online Now Apr 16, 2016 at 3:31 AM

      hai actually i plane to visit darjeeling middle of may month its right time visit with my family

      3 Answers Apr 25, 2016 at 5:28 AM
    • monsoon darjeeling 2 days trip

      by AnirbanG3 Online Now Jun 26, 2015 at 9:35 PM

      my husband and i will be heading towards darjeeling after 2 days. we have planned a small 2 nights stay till we return to siliguri for work. considering the weather what should be our itinery? do we need to book for toy train in advance in the offseason as well? is the weather pleasant or too irritating right now?

      1 Answer Apr 10, 2016 at 11:21 PM
    • Are there home stays in Darjeeling ?

      by anbsolutions Online Now May 31, 2015 at 7:15 AM

      We are 18 members from one family wanted to check a decent home stay which could be cost effective then booking multiple hotel rooms. Any guidance will be much appreciated as I am visiting Darjeeling first time.

      Cheers
      Amit

      2 Answers May 31, 2015 at 3:41 PM
    • Darjeeling / Gangtok trip in February end

      by ArjunKallawar Online Now Sep 24, 2014 at 11:56 PM

      Hello Touristers, I am planning for trip to Darjeeling/Gangtok in last week of February with my wife. I have no clue what the region has to offer. My expectations are that we want to spend some quality time together in less populated areas and immerse in beauty of nature. We are planning for a week or so. Hence, can you help us plan the trip? We would like to savour the local flavours and enjoy the nature as it is.

      2 Answers Sep 25, 2014 at 12:20 PM
    • Accommodation

      by ajaypandit.mishra Online Now Jul 9, 2014 at 2:36 AM

      We shall be visiting in September 14. Should we get the hotel booked in advance or we will be able to get budget hotel easily in this month. Some times hotels booked online are proved cheatss

      4 Answers Jul 21, 2014 at 4:41 AM
    • Rainning Season - Holidays In Bagdogra Sikkim

      by ajaymaheshgmail.com Online Now Jul 3, 2014 at 12:35 AM

      We have booked ourselves to Bagdogra to visit Sikkim in July 12 to July 19th. This is high raining season. What are the alternatives?

      1 Answer Jul 16, 2014 at 8:55 PM
    • hotels at darjelling

      by dipyany Online Now May 14, 2014 at 12:29 AM

      i am reaching darjelling on 17may 2014 and want to know which hotel can i check with 2-3000 rent per day but with lovely scenic beauty from balcony or room.

      5 Answers Jul 21, 2014 at 3:48 AM
    • darjeeling gangtok with family

      by ssone Online Now Apr 30, 2014 at 11:42 PM

      reaching on 4th june to njp @ 930hrs and return from njp @2100 hrs on 9th june, please plan my tour with the best siteseeing places

      1 Answer May 1, 2014 at 12:51 AM
    • best time to travel.

      by A.H.Khan Online Now Apr 13, 2014 at 7:55 AM

      when does mansoon come?Can i plan tour in third week of may?

      3 Answers Apr 16, 2014 at 10:11 PM
    • when is the best time to visit?

      by A.H.Khan Online Now Apr 13, 2014 at 7:43 AM

      when is the best time to visit?

      3 Answers Apr 13, 2014 at 3:14 PM
    • Darjeeling weather in September

      by msp11 Online Now Apr 13, 2014 at 3:50 AM

      Dear all,
      Could anyone tell me whether we are like to experience heavy rainfall by mid-September? How is the weather in September? Is it a good time for honeymooners. If not, what would be the best time of the year.
      Regards,
      Praveen

      3 Answers Apr 13, 2014 at 7:17 AM
    • Lachung to Darjeeling travel from morning till....

      by rmahesh23 Online Now Apr 10, 2014 at 4:34 AM

      Hi,

      Like to know how much time it takes to travel from Lachung to darjeeling? How far??

      and is possible to do it in day time?

      Thank you,

      rmahesh23@yahoo.com

      4 Answers Apr 11, 2014 at 3:18 AM
    • Going From Bagdogra Airport to Darjeeling, the Economical Way.

      by RajivSuri Online Now Feb 18, 2014 at 8:15 AM

      What is the Economical Way to Go To Darjeeling, from Bagdogra Airport.

      4 Answers Feb 21, 2014 at 4:12 AM
    • Central Heritage Hotel

      by 1manidipa Online Now Feb 11, 2014 at 10:07 PM

      Will i recieve value for money by staying in Hotel Central Heritage in Darjeeling?

      1 Answer Feb 17, 2014 at 1:03 PM
    • darjeeling travel

      by sangeetasood26 Online Now Oct 22, 2013 at 4:27 AM

      is it safe to visit darjeeling as i have booking for 29oct 3nov

      5 Answers Oct 22, 2013 at 6:06 AM
    • Darjeeling Trip

      by suman.sourabh81 Online Now Oct 9, 2013 at 1:11 PM

      I am reaching Bagdogra on 11-Oct-2013 night by Spice Jet flight @ 7:30 pm, will i get a pre-paid taxi from Airport to Darjeeling? How much time will it take? Is it safe as i am travelling with my wife

      4 Answers Oct 10, 2013 at 11:05 PM
    • Darjeeling Trip 11-Oct-2013 to 14-Oct-2013

      by suman.sourabh81 Online Now Oct 9, 2013 at 12:52 PM

      I am reaching Bagdogra on 11-Oct-2013 night by Spice Jet flight @ 7:30 pm, will i get a pre-paid taxi from Airport to Darjeeling? How much time will it take? Is it safe as i am travelling with my wife

      1 Answer Oct 9, 2013 at 6:14 PM
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      july weather

      by TravisE Online Now Jun 29, 2013 at 1:31 AM

      namaskar, anyone in or near darjeeling now? can u give me current monsoon updates...thx

      1 Answer Jul 5, 2013 at 3:45 AM
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      Sandakphu to Phalut Trek

      by tropique Online Now Feb 11, 2013 at 9:16 PM

      Hi,

      Does anyone know whether I can go directly to Sandakphu by car/jeep and start my trek there to Phalut? Or do I really have to start in Maneybhanjang?

      Thanks!

      2 Answers Feb 12, 2013 at 4:58 AM
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      2/3 days in Darjeeling family-with 8 year old child

      by dainoo Online Now Oct 22, 2011 at 4:01 AM

      Hi
      I have rec. wonderful responses regarding Darjeeling already.
      Is a side trip for a day outside Darjeeling feasible if our stay is now 3 days.

      The toy train and Tiger view is on our itinerary at preent...

      Accomodation at a hotel offering good service is a priority? Suggestions welcomed please/central location..
      thanks

      2 Answers Oct 23, 2011 at 11:45 PM
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      Darjeeling for 2 days - december 2011

      by dainoo Online Now Oct 19, 2011 at 3:55 AM

      hi
      will be visiting Darjeeling for 2 days in December 2011.
      family of 4 including an 8 year old child.
      It is a rather limited stay but would like to see and do as much as possible.
      MUst see suggestions will be appreciated.
      thanks

      4 Answers Oct 25, 2011 at 10:01 AM
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      best way to go Darjeeling

      by mail2pm2001 Online Now Sep 1, 2011 at 9:08 AM

      I will go darjeeling on oct 27 th 2011 with my family. My daughter is 3 yrs old having vomiting tendency when in car.How can i solve this problem when i will go darjeeling from njp? what is the best route?please suggest me....

      2 Answers Sep 1, 2011 at 1:13 PM
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      Best way from Calcutta to Darjeeling

      by sash100 Online Now Dec 10, 2010 at 3:15 AM

      Hi, Still planning my trip to Darjeeling. I'm wondering what is the best way to travel from Calutta to Darjeeling? Can I buy train tickets online? Also if anyone could give me advice on how to get to Darjeeling from Siliguri? Are there any jeeps for hire and how much do they cost? Are there any firms hiring out jeeps with websites?

      5 Answers Dec 14, 2010 at 10:41 PM
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      Good and Warm hotel

      by flowersinlondon Online Now Dec 2, 2010 at 11:38 AM

      Hi,

      We are planning to be in Darjeeling for Mid-December and we are looking for decent and warm hotels - About Rs.2000 a night or so.

      We have looked at quite few in this range, but not sure if its warm enough and if they actually let us have a log fire.

      Warmth is a big criteria and cannot afford the Windamere or Mayfair unfortunately...

      TIA

      1 Answer Dec 3, 2010 at 4:29 PM
    • Hill Cart Road Repairs

      by Steamnutz Online Now Nov 5, 2010 at 9:22 AM

      Can anyone give me the current status of repairs to the Hill Cart Road after the recent damage at Paglajhora. When is it likely to re-open?

    • Any restrictions to travel to Darjeeling

      by Ang2011 Online Now Oct 18, 2010 at 12:02 PM

      Hi, anyone would know if there are current restrictions or strikes in Darjeeling?and what are the options to travel from Varanasi to Darjeeling.any worthwhiile tours (which are not too expensive!)that goes from Varanasi or Bodhgaya?

      5 Answers Oct 20, 2010 at 4:33 AM
    • Taxi from Bagdogra to Darjeeling

      by mmathur Online Now Sep 6, 2010 at 6:23 PM

      My wife and I (both senior citizens)intend arriving at Bagdogra from Delhi on 20 Oct 10 at 1335 hrs and will need a taxi to go to Darjeeling. Where shall I find it and how much will it cost?

      5 Answers Oct 21, 2010 at 10:40 PM
    • hotel meghma

      by acsamy Online Now May 16, 2010 at 11:15 PM

      please send me contact phone number of hotel Meghma to book accomadation from 20-05-10 to 24-05-10.

      1 Answer May 20, 2010 at 12:22 PM
    • Temprature and Places around Darjeeling

      by Hydrangea Online Now Dec 6, 2009 at 6:21 AM

      Hello,
      I'm going to Drajeeling from 19th to 27th December by Toy Train.

      I have no idea how cold it is. Is it verrrrrycold?
      Could you please give me advice on clothes?

      I have 5days in Darjeeling.
      Are there any good place for short trip from Darjeeling?

      Thank you.

      1 Answer Dec 19, 2009 at 2:35 AM