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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

    • 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). 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?

    • 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.

    • 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 ?

    • 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

    • 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.


    • 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:

      Is there validity to this?

    • 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. :)

    • 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


    Near Jammu

    • query regarding the current situation of Kashmir

      by Shilpi_h Online Now Oct 3, 2016 at 9:12 PM

      Is it safe for tourists now at kashmir? we r going on 15th of Oct,2016 , so i would like to know the present atmosphere of kashmir now.

      3 Answers Oct 5, 2016 at 1:17 AM
    • shared cab katra to srinagar 14july2016

      by ravikm Online Now May 22, 2016 at 11:36 AM

      I will be in Katra - Vaishno devi on this 13July with my wife.
      Moving to Srinagar next day - 14July.
      Looking for people to share the cab expense to Srinagar.
      Post here if your schedule matches.

      2 Answers May 22, 2016 at 1:31 PM
    • Sonmarg floods

      by namya0303 Online Now Oct 20, 2015 at 9:15 AM

      Is sonmarg in  kashmir still beautiful to visit after 2015 floods


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      anyone looking for a travel partner?

      by EDENjrow Online Now May 20, 2015 at 12:22 AM

      Just a call out for anyone in the same boots as me.. In two days (providing the road is open) I'll be heading to Srinagar from Jammu via bus. Is anyone interested in joining me? or perhaps meeting in Srinagar?

      I'm 20 years old, Australian and travelling solo around J&K. Having just left Nepal, I'm keen to meet up with a fellow traveler for some company. My interests include trekking, documentary photography, adventure sports and so on.

      Hoping to do a full circuit of J&K over the next few weeks with day trips to the lesser visited areas. Also looking to do a bit of trekking in Ladakh. If there's anyone out there that's interested, please let me know!



      2 Answers May 20, 2015 at 3:27 AM
    • tourism condition at kashmir

      by Aryaman2002 Online Now Feb 3, 2015 at 6:46 AM

      what is the present condition of tourism at kashmir

    • visiting kasmir valley for a week during august

      by zamrul Online Now Jul 6, 2014 at 7:36 PM

      I am planning 2 visit kashmir during mid aug for my honeymoon. Kindly suggest the places I can visit and the no of days we can stay at each place. I am looking for a place 2 stay where there wld b snow. Kindly suggest.

      6 Answers Jul 9, 2014 at 2:59 AM
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      What are the timings of train from Jammu to Katra?

      by KrunalD Online Now Jul 4, 2014 at 11:24 PM

      Me and my friends will be travelling to katra this month. I would like to know what are the timings of train from Jammu to Katra? Also, is it possible to book tickets on time as there is no train showing on irctc website yet for reservation... ?

      1 Answer Jul 4, 2014 at 11:57 PM
    • visiting kasmir valley for a week during august

      by zamrul Online Now Jun 25, 2014 at 11:47 AM


      I am planning to visit kashmir in the second week of aug for 5-6 days for my honeymoon. Is it a good season to be visited during aug. I went through a bunch of posts which suggested aug is not an ideal time to visit.

      Moreover I would like to know is there will be snowfall during aug and which are the best places to visit in kashmir?

      3 Answers Jun 25, 2014 at 10:48 PM
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      I want a cab from jammu to katra

      by KrunalD Online Now Jun 18, 2014 at 11:17 AM

      I will going Katra next month along with my two friends. I want cab from Jammu to katra from Jammu Tawi railway station. What is the fare for normal cab like indica from jammu to katra ? Will I get cab on spot or i'll have to book in advance?

      1 Answer Jun 18, 2014 at 11:53 AM
    • jammu to srinagar

      by rajbhai Online Now Jun 10, 2014 at 12:21 AM

      is there night bus from jammu to srinagar..?

      2 Answers Jun 10, 2014 at 9:09 AM
    • Liquor Costs in Jammu

      by virgofine Online Now Apr 23, 2013 at 1:52 AM

      How is alcohol priced? Like in Sikkim a full bottle of brandy costs you Rs.120 where as in West Bengal the same brand is Rs 400+

      2 Answers May 14, 2013 at 2:42 AM
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      Vaishnodevi Temple visit

      by vpas Online Now Feb 26, 2013 at 12:57 AM

      We would be in Katra in the second week of March. I have the following questions-- 1.How is the weather in 2nd week of March in Katra and on the way to Vaishno devi Temple? 2.What is the approximate Taxi fare from Jammu to Katra? 3.We hope to go onward on foot and horse back, which strip should we do by horse -- before Ardh kuari temple or after? 4.For coming back from temple to Katra by helicopter should we book before hand or can it be done there itself? If we need to book beforehand how to do it? 5.What is the ideal time to start from Katra to go to the temple to avoid the rush and also to have good aarti darshan? Any other points to remember while going to the temple please let me know. Thank you for your time, Seetha

      6 Answers Jun 17, 2013 at 9:23 PM