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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

    • 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.

      Samsung S3 Specs. :

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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.

    • 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.

    • 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.


    • 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.


    • 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.

    • Best Airlines

      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.



    • 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

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

      by got8 Online Now 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?

      2 Answers Dec 2, 2016 at 5:25 AM
    • Driving to Tanot

      by Tembo441 Online Now Aug 13, 2016 at 4:05 AM

      As a foreigner (English), with a self-drive hire car (4x4), can I drive to Tanot from Jaisalmer? Do I need a permit? If so, where do I get one and what does it cost?

      5 Answers Aug 15, 2016 at 1:10 AM
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      Transfer Jaisalmer to Delhi

      by RodolfoBrasil Online Now Aug 7, 2016 at 5:58 AM

      VT friends


      In November I will be finalizing the Jaisalmer trip to Delhi and would like to know if any of you know a transfer (car or van) to do this Jai-Del trip, since there is only train once a week and Jaisalmer has no airport.

      Thank you very much

      10 Answers Aug 13, 2016 at 4:45 AM
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      Weather in july jaisalmer

      by Tutuldas Online Now Jun 17, 2016 at 11:20 AM

      I have planned a jaipur jaisalmer bikaner jodhpur trip end of this month. Pertaining to heavy monsoons in other parts of the country and wet weather i choose rajasthan. What shall be the temperature here in end july. Is rains expected?

      9 Answers Jul 3, 2016 at 12:50 AM
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      The best Jaisalmer Camp?

      by SeetaKaur Online Now Mar 2, 2016 at 12:08 AM

      Hi Guys,

      Me and my parent planning for one night safari camp, before i was thinking to book the highly rated Samsara Luxury Resort Jodhpur, after few exchange emails the rate they offered just not reasonable at all considering its India, so i decided to try the one in Jaisalmer, there are many choices apparently, can anyone suggested which one to consider? We want a real camp in the desert, i read many camps actually near to the city so that i want to avoid, somewhere quiet and star gazing is our main objective here. Any suggestion will be appreciated here

    • Jaisalmer to Jodphur

      by Moulay1979 Online Now Feb 11, 2015 at 10:17 AM

      What is the best way to travel from Jaisalmer to Jodphur?
      What is the distance?
      How long those the trip take place?
      What does it cost?

      5 Answers Feb 12, 2015 at 6:13 AM
    • camel safari in Jaislamer

      by lalima24 Online Now May 9, 2014 at 1:51 AM

      Which is good area to make camel safari Khuri or Sam. I want to spent only one night in desert. I travelling with my friends.

      5 Answers May 13, 2014 at 1:50 AM
    • What to pack visiting jaisalmer in Feb 2014.. type of clothes, footwear etc

      by snehgulati Online Now Jan 30, 2014 at 2:34 AM

      Please suggest what kind of clothes and footwears and other accesories to pack if visiting jaisalmer in mid Feb 2014

      5 Answers Jan 30, 2014 at 7:52 AM
    • Birthday Celebrations on Sand dunes?

      by JagdeepSingh Online Now Dec 2, 2013 at 10:27 PM

      We are planning to celebrate my son's first birthday in Jaisalmer. We want to celebrate it in the sand dunes and not in the jaisalmer city.

      Please suggest hotel/camp/resort in Sam, Jaisalmer where we can celebrate it

      7 Answers Dec 7, 2013 at 3:53 AM
    • trip to jaisalmer.. pls ans:

      by jaini Online Now Aug 2, 2013 at 10:45 AM

      what type of shoes should i take with me

      6 Answers Sep 11, 2013 at 3:25 AM
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      Jodhpur to Jaisalmer - An Alternative to Train Transport

      by kevinborg Online Now Feb 25, 2013 at 5:01 AM

      Hi all !

      I need to travel between Jodhpur to Jaisalmer next month (on a Friday) but I want an alternative means of transport to trains. The reason being, basically, that we will arrive in Jodhpur Airport at 2 pm in the afternoon and the next available train from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer is only at 11.45pm, which is almost 10 hours later!!! And thus, it means that with train transport we only arrive in Jaisalmer the following day at around 6am!! So we would like to know of an alternative means of transport so that we travel to and actually arrive in Jaisalmer much earlier than the train option.

      So can somebody please tell me, what are the best options that I have? Are there any good bus/coach or taxi services which frequently travel from Jodhpur to Jaiselmar? If yes I appreciate, if you can indicate the travel times (maybe you can provide a link) the duration of travel needed between these two cities, the price for this trip and from which area in Jodhpur we must go to, to take this means of transport? And finally, is there a possibility to take any of these services, from Jodhpur airport straight to Jaiselmar City?

      Thanks a lot and I look forward for your replies, and looking also forward for my first time experience to visit incredible India!

      Regards, Kevin Malta, Europe

      9 Answers Mar 6, 2013 at 1:43 PM
    • jaiselmer

      by RAMNIKGUPTA Online Now Dec 4, 2012 at 4:02 AM


      3 Answers Dec 19, 2012 at 2:34 AM
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      where to stay. Jaisalmer

      by dominice Online Now Feb 24, 2012 at 12:18 AM

      Hi. I will be going to Jaisalmer for a few days in march. Any ideas on places to stay max budget 800 rps.
      thanks in advance. dominic

      3 Answers Feb 29, 2012 at 2:15 AM
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      Camel Trek in Jaisalmer

      by ghalegaun Online Now Nov 7, 2011 at 9:22 AM

      Hi Again
      I am talking with the Ganesh travel for 2 nights/3 days Camel trek in Jaisalmer, any body been with this company in past if yes, would you share your experience with me how is the this company,thanks

      4 Answers Nov 7, 2011 at 12:30 PM
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      by aleymilano Online Now Oct 22, 2011 at 12:42 AM

      i have been in jaisalmer six months ago and i have great time in there. i was stay in hotel killa bhawan. that was a great heritage experience.i had lunch in trio restaurant that was also great. and dinner in MIDTOWN restaurant(amazing view). that was also superb. but why that restaurant not listed in vt????? i just love that place. what the lovely flute music..but still many places are not listed perfactly in vt yet????????

      2 Answers Oct 22, 2011 at 5:34 AM
    • Kuldhara

      by Sanjayjain Online Now Aug 24, 2010 at 12:14 PM

      I visited Kuldhara few days back, and was very curious to know more about Kuldhara and reasons of migeration of people from 84 villages overnight. I have another reason of my curiosity which is that, same story run in our family that our ancestors migerated from Jaiselmer.

      I would like to know since you have mentioned the migeration date was Raksh Bandhan day, how did you happen to inferenced that ?

      It is co incidental that today is again a Raksh Bandhan, and I happen to visit your blog the same day.

      1 Answer Aug 24, 2010 at 12:21 PM
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      Hotel Victoria, Jaisalmer

      by arunpatil1 Online Now Jul 12, 2010 at 9:52 PM

      I have read wonderful reviews about this hotel.
      Can someone tell me the room tarrif? Is it inclusive of food?


      3 Answers Feb 25, 2013 at 12:51 PM
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      Jaisalmer 1 day desert safari

      by Dee_P Online Now Jan 23, 2010 at 6:19 AM


      Me and a friend will be driving from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer - so will arrive in Jaisalmer around 2pm. Plan to visit the Jaisalmer fort and Gadisisar Lake that afternoon. The next day do the Patwon Ki Haveli and the desert safari in the evening (sunset). And the next morning get our driver to take us from Jaisalmer to Pushkar. Is this possible?

      I read that most desert safari's are for 2 days and 1 night. But we only want to do one day and one night.

      How do we go about booking this? And what time would they pick us up for the desert safari. We don't really want to do a whole day on the dunes. Say a few hours, see the sunset, have food, sleep and come back the next morning. Is this possible?

      4 Answers Jan 25, 2010 at 12:35 PM
    • camael safari

      by frouindenis Online Now Oct 10, 2009 at 4:47 AM

      How much for a camel safari for 2 nights ?

      3 Answers Oct 24, 2009 at 10:09 PM
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      Amritsar to Jaisalmer

      by azf Online Now Jul 11, 2008 at 9:42 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?



    • Accommodation in Jaisalmer

      by dusita_b Online Now Nov 23, 2007 at 5:07 PM

      I'm planning a trip to Jaisalmer during 28-30 December, 2007. Can any one recommend me a good place, mid-range with heritage style, to stay. I already booked for Shahi Palace Hotel. But they are fully booked during that period.

      2 Answers Dec 16, 2008 at 11:31 PM
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      Camel Safari

      by Sun-spot Online Now Oct 10, 2007 at 4:07 AM

      Hey everyone! I'm wondering if someone can recommend us a reputable camel safari organiser in Jaisalmer. Is it better to do 4 days rather than just 2 days? Thanx for all your help :)


      3 Answers Nov 28, 2007 at 10:29 PM
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      Jaiselmer on 3-6th dec

      by mantru Online Now Sep 30, 2007 at 5:54 AM

      Hi all if someone can help me with info on Jaiselmer ,i'll rech Jaiselmer on 3 rd morning one return to delhi on 6 th afternoon,can someone suggest places to visit must do's,i would like to try the camel safari for two days if possible ,does any one have any idea about the the cost for two days safari...what else apart frm fort and havelis?

      4 Answers Oct 18, 2007 at 9:53 PM
    • all about jaisalmer

      by amit_jsm Online Now May 4, 2007 at 8:09 PM

      its not a question its a gateway to answer. if you haveany querry for jaisalmer here is the son of the soil .presently residing at anand but heart at jaisalmer. so any question????????

      3 Answers Nov 28, 2007 at 6:17 AM
    • Jodhpur to Jaisalmer by road

      by Rajji Online Now Dec 4, 2006 at 5:18 AM

      I would like to take a taxi from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer and back. How much should I expect to pay and could anyone recommend a good taxi company. thanks.

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      Is there any airline that flies to Jaisalmer?

      by PurpleHatBrigade Online Now Apr 26, 2005 at 3:18 AM

      I just tried to book with Jagson and have a reply that they do not fly there anymore !!!!!!!!
      I have tried the domestic Indian airline and the other big domestic player, (I can't remember the name)
      Is there a smaller operator I could try?

      8 Answers Feb 28, 2006 at 10:21 AM
    • accom in jaisalmer

      by dantone Online Now Jan 20, 2004 at 12:01 AM

      hi everyone i;m looking for accomodation in jaisalmer in march. i'm travelling with my mother, and my wife so we need some degree of comfort- at least some ground floor accom. as my mother is quite old. some idea of prices would be good too. thanks, tony

      5 Answers Feb 28, 2006 at 10:14 AM
    • Informatuion On Jaisalmer, India

      by Avdhut Online Now Sep 20, 2003 at 2:48 AM

      I would like to make a visit to jaisalmer in october, 2nd . PL. can some one advise me a good accomodation and Camel safari tips ...

      2 Answers Sep 21, 2003 at 6:14 PM