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    • price for a car + driver

      India Oct 2, 2016 at 7:36 AM


      We want to go from Aurangabad to Bijapur with a car + driver and drop.
      Which price could we expect for a normal car (2 or 3 persons)

      Many thanks

    • Goa places to stay

      India Yesterday

      Hi everyone, I will be going with my partner to goa on the 2nd of January for around a week. Any places you recommend to sleep at?


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      Visa and emergency passport advice for Brit travelling on an ETD

      India Yesterday

      Visa from Indian Embassy in HCMC
      by HelenR31

      21 minutes ago
      Hi there, I'm a UK citizen and I had my passport and wallet stolen in HCMC. I've now got an emergency passport and am in the process of getting all the visas I need for my onward journey.

      However I'm a bit confused... My flight back to the UK involves a one and a half hour stop over in Delhi to change planes. On the UK gov site it says that people travelling on an ETD ( emergency passport) need a visa and TWO ETD's - one to enter Delhi and one to leave Delhi. I'm having trouble finding out if this is true as I've had no reply to my emails and can't get through on the phone to the Indian Embassy. Can anyone help?

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      Distance and time for travelling from Terminal 3 to Terminal 1D of Delhi Airport

      New Delhi Oct 13, 2016 at 8:57 AM

      Can I know how far is Terminal 1D from Terminal 3 of Delhi Airport and the travelling time by taxi? I have just bought return ticket to Delhi from Hyderabad. Arrive in Delhi Airport T3 at 6.15 pm, leaving Delhi Airport T1D at 8.25 pm. Is there enough time to transit to Terminal 1D from T3?

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      Reaching McLeodgunj

      McLeod Ganj Oct 11, 2016 at 4:53 AM

      Is it safe to start from Pathankot for McLeodgunj late in the evening? I'm taking Himgiri Express, which often reaches Pathankot very late.

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      Allahabad to Khajuraho by BUS

      Khajuraho Yesterday

      Is it possible to travel by government bus or private bus from Allahabad to Khajuraho? And how often the services in daytime?


    • 6 days' Itinerary planning help needed urgently.

      State of Sikkim Oct 3, 2016 at 11:10 PM

      Hi All,

      Pls help me prepare a 6 days' itinerary for my Sikkim trip.

      Traveler type : Solo, Indian male
      Time duration : 6 days (17 oct morning to 22 oct evening)
      Itinerary type : Economic (since solo :) ) , Adventurous (like North Sikkim etc.)

      Other help needed :
      1) Permit related :
      A) how long does it take to get the permit to restricted areas ?
      B) Can I get this permit on my own without any agent's help ?

      2) Navigation & Stay related :
      A) How to navigate to various places of sightseeing on an economic budget ?
      B) Any leads for night stay at economic budget are welcome ?

      3) Any other tips/tricks that I should know before my Sikkim trip are also welcome.

      Thanks in advance !

      Cheers :)

    • bus timetable

      Khajuraho Oct 10, 2016 at 8:42 AM

      Is there a bus timetable anywhere in the web??? I need to go from Khajuraho to Mahoba to take a night train to Varanasi, and can't find information.

    • looking for a room in a sharing basis

      Goa Oct 15, 2016 at 11:27 PM

      I booked 1 room for 3 people in goa from 26th Dec 2016 to 1st Jan 2017.
      I need 2 more people in sharing basis.
      If Anyone looking for a room in a sharing basis, contact me in the id
      Pay the rent in sharing basis when you checkin.

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      Connection between Delhi T3 and T1D

      Delhi Oct 5, 2016 at 6:10 PM

      Hi, I have a question regarding connections between T3 and T1D. Can anyone please give me an idea of how to go from T3 arrivals to T1D departure. I will be arriving in T3 at night (around 11.30 PM) and have a connecting flight from T1D (around 5 AM). I heard that there is a connecting shuttle service between the two terminals. Can someone please advise where to get it from, and whether the journey can be done from outside the airport premises using a private taxi. Never thought I will be asking a question on this forum regarding my home country, but seems like things have changed a lot since the last time I travelled through Delhi domestic airport! :)

    • best time to visit varanasi- with less crowds

      Varanasi Oct 5, 2016 at 12:21 AM

      I want to make a trip to Varanasi during the 15th to the 20th Of January 2017.This is a holiday period down south due to Pongal. Is it a good time to visit Varanasi.Will there be more than usual crowds during this period.

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      How to plan a trip to Goa?

      India Sep 30, 2016 at 2:16 AM

      I want a plan a trip to Goa with my friends, and require some help with planning for the whole trip.
      We are all from Delhi, and we need all kinds of details given on how to plan a trip to Goa from traveling from Delhi to sightseeing in Goa and coming back home.

      We are not too sure on how many days we should stay in Goa as well, so all the information provided such as places to see and things to do will allow us to find out what the duration of our holiday would be.


    • asking about tourism agency in india

      India Oct 11, 2016 at 5:41 AM

      im thinking to go to India next 2 weeks , i don't know if there is domestic tourism agency to organize my tour all over india or what and what is the best places to visit and what is the best place to shop especially to buy gold , and is it save country or what

    • query regarding the current situation of Kashmir

      Jammu 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.

    • NItish Reddy Kotha-Best place to tour in India Haryana

      India Sep 24, 2016 at 12:13 AM

      Hi I am NItish Reddy Kotha want to know the best place with family tour in India's state Delhi and Haryana.


      NItish Reddy Kotha



    • 30 Day visa

      India Sep 27, 2016 at 1:37 AM

      Hi Everyone,

      Did anyone ever have this problem? I will land in India on the 16th of December and flying out 15th January at 1:50am. Would this be counted as 31 days? Since the visa clearly indicates as 30 days or does the 30 day count once you check in [ so I would do so before midnight] Any help would be great as I am worried they wont approve my application of the E Visa.


    • Elephant visit

      Jaipur Sep 26, 2016 at 8:47 AM

      We will be in Jaipur in December and are having a hard time deciding between visiting Elephant Joy or Elephantastic. Any help or advice is appreciated!!! We do not want to visit a place where the elephants are shackled or used as a work animal; purely rescued and loved is what we are looking for. Thanks everyone!

    • E Tourist visa

      India Oct 11, 2016 at 11:46 PM

      We are traveling in a tour group in India 11/11/2016 to 17/11/2016. Tour group company wanted our Visas asap so applied on line and all went perfectly smooth. Visas were granted, however it states that we can arrive between 8/10/2016 (date of the application) and 11/11/2016 (date of our arrival by plane, if the plane arrives on time and is not delayed to the next day or so). This did not seem right so emailed them only to be told the ETA date could not be changed.
      We think someone has made a mistake with our dates but are having trouble sorting it out!
      Has anyone else experienced this with the dates on their application???

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      Where can i visit in Bangalore for 1.5 days?

      Bangalore Oct 1, 2016 at 4:06 AM

      What can i see i Bangalore for 1.5 days? Air India early arrives in Bangalore on 8 December at 1 pm plus. I will fly to Hyderabad on 9 December after 4 pm.

    • how do i post a question about a travel tip i need help with

      Mumbai Sep 25, 2016 at 6:14 PM

      I'll be arriving at Mumbai International Airport at 02:30am and want to grab a cheap tuk tuk to a nearby hotel (that I've already booked). How/Where can i find a tuk tuk?

    • NECHES ENGINEERS-Place to tour in India Rajasthan

      India Sep 24, 2016 at 12:33 AM

      Hi I am Thomas Hanson working in Neches Engineers.Can any one suggest me to visit in Rajasthan India.

      Thomas Hanson
      Neches Engineers

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      What is the best in Agra?

      India Sep 26, 2016 at 2:42 AM

      Hi, Guys
      Agra is famous for Taj Mahal. Will anyone please tell me how many other places is famous in agra. ?


      Hampi Sep 23, 2016 at 8:35 AM

      As part of an extensive first time trip to India we are considering adding Hampi to our itinerary We would arrive around 6th or 8th Nov an I am concerned about transport from Goa Our original plan was to take an overnight bus from Goa run by Paulo Travels or taking a train the Howrah Express (does not run on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays). We would take a train Vasco De Gama station (Goa at 7:20 AM in Goa and reach Hospet (closest station to Hampi 20kms away) at 2PM Are there other train options ? It was suggested to definitely take an overnight bus back to Goa where we intend to go to Kerala The reason it was suggested to take the bus over the trains is the trains originate from Kolkata (36 hours away from Hospet) so they often late and at times can be very dirty too. However I have checked reviews of Paulo Travel and they are very bad We are in our sixties and there is a limit to what discomfort we can take Is there any other private/public overnight bus service to Hampi from Goa I can't find anything on the internet but thought someone living there or having recently gone there might know of a service In some other post I seen a reference to an overnight train but can't find any details  Any adice on alternative trains would be appreciated .If we get suitable transport does anyone know where the nearest hospital is located I carry an EPI pen because of severe allergic reaction to something which they have been medically unable to identify In the extremely unlikely event of having to use it my doctor has said I would need to attend a hospital Hampi sounds like a place that we would love so it would be great if we could work out the logistics I have got so much help from Virtual Tourist forums in the past that I really hope that we could find the best logistical solution Thanks in advance for any help and advice you can give


    • Bollywood clubs! With bar girls?

      New Delhi Sep 22, 2016 at 8:46 AM

      Hi- I went to Sri Lanka recently and I went to a Bollywood club full of Mumbai tourists. It was amazing.

      Can someone tell me the names of clubs where the women perform on the floor dancing then the men are allowed to go up and dance once they are done in between sets.

      Really really nice to meet a woman that way instead of G Road.


    • Delhi 30 days or more.

      Delhi Oct 9, 2016 at 12:00 AM

      Hi guys, I'm in the very early stages of planning for a month or so I would like to spend in India. For now I've done the basic research on Delhi, Agra and Varanasi which is what many people are able to do in around 4-5 days. I'd like to take my time on this trip so I'll probably spend 3-5 days at each of these places which leaves me with plenty of time to spare. I would like to know if anyone can recommend any other places nearby or in between that I might want to include.

      Right now I'm only interested in this part of India, I might go as far as Kolkata but right now I can't be sure.

      I'm still a little confused about the train situation, if I really need to book in advance or if I can get tickets on the ground once I'm there on the day, or a few days before I travel. Having to book in advance makes it difficult for me since I prefer not to have a set number of days at any one place in case I decide to spend more time somewhere else.

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      Best Beaches Locations

      by poepat Online Now Sep 7, 2016 at 1:13 PM

      Hi, we are thinking of visiting Kochi in early March next year, travelling from KL. WE have never visited India before, so this will be a taster for us.
      We have about seven days in all here.
      We are looking for advice on the best areas to stay, best beaches to visit and any general information.
      We obviously love beach life but also nature, city living and also engaging with locals away from the tourist traps.
      Any advice would be gratefully received.
      Many thanks

      2 Answers Yesterday
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      5 day family trip to Kerala

      by lukra683 Online Now Oct 25, 2015 at 8:37 PM


      I'm planning to take my parents who are residing in Vijayawada on a 5-6 day holiday trip to Kerala from 16th November. I'm finding it difficult to plan for this as there is so much information from tour companies online but I want to hear from people who went on a short holiday to Kerala. I love nature so I would like to take my parents to somewhere in Kerala where we can see nature and enjoy the serenity. Can I also get an opinion on whether I should buy the south india and kerala lonely planet guide or not? Any suggestions based on your experience will be helpful to me at this stage. Thank you very much!

      2 Answers Oct 26, 2015 at 9:18 AM
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      1 day staying

      by zorikontar Online Now Oct 12, 2015 at 10:50 PM

      Could anyone give me some advice for spending 1 day in kochi? I like street food and touristic streets with souvenir shops. Thank you

      6 Answers Oct 16, 2015 at 3:21 AM
    • Weather in Kerala

      by Danwalsh Online Now Sep 23, 2015 at 5:49 PM

      Hi, I've booked a holiday from the 23rd October - 6th November for 2 weeks in Kerala, staying in Munnar, Varkala, not sure about the rest yet! I'm a bit concerned as I'm hearing mixed things about the weather... I'm taking my daughter and was planning on a sunshine break! What is the rain like at this time, I don't want it to spoil our time here... Starting to wish I booked a different time, anyone been at this time? Thanks in advance!!

      3 Answers Oct 9, 2015 at 12:05 AM
    • transport from cochin airport to varkarla

      by annebyrne21 Online Now Sep 6, 2015 at 1:36 AM

      my friend and I will be arriving at Cochin airport on 16/11/15 at 07.50, we are travelling to Varkarla. does anyone know if it is possible to get a bus from the airport to Varkala? if not what is the best budget way to travel

      1 Answer Sep 6, 2015 at 1:47 AM
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      Houseboat stay

      by mahak.hira03 Online Now Jun 16, 2015 at 12:44 AM

      which route is best for houseboat journey

      2 Answers Oct 15, 2015 at 2:09 AM
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      houseboat stay in kerala

      by mahak.hira03 Online Now Jun 15, 2015 at 9:41 PM

      from where should i take house boat in kerala for 1 night. kollam or allepey?

      8 Answers Sep 28, 2015 at 11:08 PM
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      trip for 4 days

      by mahak.hira03 Online Now Jun 5, 2015 at 11:37 PM

      i am visiting there in november

      2 Answers Sep 29, 2015 at 11:25 PM
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      trip for 4 days

      by mahak.hira03 Online Now Jun 5, 2015 at 10:33 PM

      I was planning that I will reach kochi at 8 pm so I leave for munnar in night only then i roam munnar one day, stay there at night then next day( 2nd day) I leave for thekkady and they stay there for whole day and night and thn agiain next day (3rd day) leave for allepey, stay in house boat (12 noon to 9 am) and after this leave for verkala.enjoy in beach for whole evening and night and again leave for kochi airport late night or early morning for flight at 6 am.Is this feasible???

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      plan a trip for 4 days

      by mahak.hira03 Online Now Jun 5, 2015 at 9:46 PM

      I want to visit Kerala for 4 days and I want to see allepey, munnar, thekkady and verkala beach. please help me out in planning my trip

    • Cochin - Day in port

      by lud016 Online Now Jun 3, 2015 at 6:12 AM

      We are on a cruise shop, stopping in Cochin in October - we will be in port 12n - 8pm.
      Apart from our previous day being in Goa this will be our first visit to India and are interested in seeing what we can in our short stay.
      Is the port located close to the tourist area?
      Will there be guides available to take us on tours when we get off the ship?
      We are mainly interested in scenery and taking photos - can you suggest what the best things for us to see would be.
      we have heard TukTuks will be available to drive us around- do the drivers speak English and what do they cost to hire?

      2 Answers Jun 3, 2015 at 12:37 PM
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      First time to GOD"s own home.

      by AjayG3 Online Now Jan 30, 2015 at 9:01 AM

      I with my family(4 adults) are reaching by flight to Kochi in 1st week of march and intend to spend 1 week travelling around.. Could someone be kind enough to suggest me the places and cities to visit , best beaches to have bath, also about hotel accomodation (reasonably good)?.

      3 Answers Feb 1, 2015 at 12:24 PM
    • Houseboat trips from Kochi, kerala

      by katrines Online Now Jan 17, 2015 at 4:36 AM

      Hi. We are three travelers wanting to go on a houseboat trip from Kochi to relax and see the beautiful sights - does anyone have any recomdations recarding this? When and where to order and what to expect! Any suggestions for the duration of the trip? Many thanks in advance!!

      4 Answers Mar 28, 2015 at 4:48 AM
    • Cochin to Varkala

      by pendu Online Now Jan 13, 2015 at 6:05 PM

      Hi, i'm wanting to get a taxi or train from Cochin to Varkala. does anyone know the cost of a taxi, or how i would get there by train?


      3 Answers Jan 14, 2015 at 4:53 AM
    • High end Bars in Cochin?

      by johnkc Online Now Sep 28, 2014 at 5:17 PM

      I am looking for the best high end bars in Cochin (ideally Fort Cochin)? Any Water front Bars or other types of bars? Are there any clubs in the area or no?

      3 Answers Oct 4, 2014 at 6:14 AM
    • Area of Kochi

      by swaggerdude Online Now Jul 13, 2014 at 7:25 AM

      Is Kochi being expanded? What is GCDA?

      6 Answers Jul 15, 2014 at 12:36 AM
    • eid lunch buffet

      by nigars Online Now Jul 13, 2014 at 6:14 AM

      i would like to go with my family on the eid day for our lunch. any suggestions on decent restaurants

    • travel by car

      by RageshK Online Now Jun 9, 2014 at 10:28 AM

      whether we can travel from india to london by car

      8 Answers Jun 10, 2014 at 6:51 AM
    • Function Hall and Accomadation

      by suzanne266 Online Now May 27, 2014 at 7:10 PM

      Hello Everyone,

      I am a Malayalee residing outside Kerala. I am looking for a reasonably priced accommodation with a function hall for a family function. It is a small gathering so am not keen to book one of those expensive hotels. Please recommend any places preferrably near Kalamassery

      2 Answers May 28, 2014 at 12:57 AM
    • Can you recommend me?

      by varsha_vas Online Now Mar 6, 2014 at 1:36 AM

      In which temple in and around cochin can pitru tarpanam or shraddham done? Thank you


      2 Answers Jun 8, 2014 at 10:56 PM

      by rajivkumar Online Now Feb 27, 2014 at 1:40 AM


      4 Answers Feb 27, 2014 at 7:23 AM
    • Travelling with a 2 1/2 year old

      by Sonia29 Online Now Feb 6, 2014 at 12:50 AM

      Any travel tips for travelling with a 2 1/2 year old??? We plan to visit some temples & museum s as that will interest our son as well. We are Malaysian Indians (I'm a Malaysian Malayalee). So its like going back home for me :)


      Mrs. Andy

      5 Answers Feb 8, 2014 at 7:36 PM
    • hotel in kochi

      by atonhamed Online Now Jan 5, 2014 at 10:33 AM

      hello...we are a couple going to kochi end of jan and we want to spend 25$ per night which hotel do u suggest..the hotel to be clean and good condition

      2 Answers Jan 16, 2014 at 2:54 AM
    • Whether AC required in December

      by kajaljain Online Now Nov 5, 2013 at 1:05 AM

      Hi. Im travelling to South India for the first time in December and wanting a book a hotel in Cherai and houseboat in Alleppy. Should I go for AC accommodation or non ac would be fine. Basically I want to know how the weather will be in mid december. Please guide.

      6 Answers Nov 6, 2013 at 4:59 AM
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      Place to see around Kochi

      by ddavisgr Online Now Oct 31, 2013 at 4:39 AM

      Am going to Kochi for about 4 days in December. What are the places to see within 150 kms of Kochi. Please suggest

      7 Answers Nov 6, 2013 at 5:07 AM
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      kochi airport hotels

      by balramdass Online Now Oct 6, 2013 at 6:32 AM

      hi all. I need a hotel for one night in kochi by the airport as my flight lands late and next morning im off to the falls. My question is can you suggest a hotel which has some bars and restaurants in the area where i can enjoy the evening rather than just sit in one bar of the hotel. many thanks in advance

      1 Answer Oct 10, 2013 at 3:40 AM
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      Traditional Onam Sadhya

      by kin79 Online Now Sep 3, 2013 at 3:11 AM

      My family and me are reaching Kochi on the day of Onam. We would like to eat the traditional Onam Sadhya for Lunch. we are staying in Fort Cochin. Any suggestions where we can eat the Onam Sadhya ???

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      Fellow solo female travellers

      by Steph_1986 Online Now Jul 15, 2013 at 8:45 PM

      Hi everyone, I'm travelling to Kerala in October this year. I'll be in Kochi for 2 nights and then planning to take a train up to Wayanad. Later on I'll be visiting Idduki and Alleypey. Let me know any if you want to travel together/take the train together? It'll be fun!


      2 Answers Jul 16, 2013 at 4:23 AM
    • Travel & Tourism

      by jipsy1 Online Now Mar 18, 2013 at 7:12 AM

      Can anybody suggest for a good travel spot in Kerala? I am from Kochi and would like to travel to nice, calm and quiet placeā€¦.

      7 Answers Aug 2, 2013 at 12:50 PM
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      most comfortable and price worthy way to reach COIMBATORE from COCHIN

      by ShimA29 Online Now Nov 16, 2012 at 9:53 PM

      I am from Maldives.
      I need your assistance.
      I have to go to Coimbatore (Ganga Hospital) for my 4 year old daughters surgery.

      Actually I am very much confused on how to plan the trip, because of my previous experience. My husband, my daughter and I went to Coimbatore this year in June. We flew to Chennai and from the airport we took a taxi to Coimbed Bus station, and then we went on Bus to Coimbatore. It took almost 12 hours :O. My daughter was on my lap most of the time and i had body pain for almost 2 days because of sitting on the chair for so long.

      So this time I searched internet a bit to check on the nearest place to Coimbatore that I can fly to from Maldives. I got the idea that Cochin was nearest to Coimbatore.(According to Google Map its a journey of around 3 hours by car). So, I have confirmed our air tickets to Cochin for 21st November (next Wednesday).
      We would arrive at Cochin in the evening around 15:30. This time My Mother will be accompanying my husband, me n my daughter.

      Now, I would like your help in choosing the most convenient and price worthy way to reach Coimbatore from Cochin by road.

      Should we hire a taxi or should we go for the bus or train?
      I am just very confused because I do not want the trip to be very tiring like the one before. I need to be in good health and perfectly fit and prepared for my daughters surgery when we reach there.

      I hope to get good ideas on how i should plan my trip.

      1 Answer Nov 17, 2012 at 8:02 AM