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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.

    • 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

    • 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

    • Madurai Trip

      by RameshM06 Online Now May 22, 2016 at 2:20 AM

      Can I make a visit to Madurai and back in a day

      2 Answers Jun 1, 2016 at 11:51 PM
    • Kodaikanal trip

      by saikripa Online Now Feb 26, 2016 at 8:28 AM

      Someone please tell any taxi service/driver's mob. no. available to take us to Kodaikanal from Coimbatore airport.
      Also,how much is,now a days, fare of taxi,for the trip?
      Thank you

      3 Answers Jul 12, 2016 at 8:26 AM
    • Kodai trip querry

      by saikripa Online Now Feb 26, 2016 at 8:26 AM

      Someone,please provide me the of a taxi service/driver's ,for dropping us to Kodaikanal from Coimbatore airport.
      How much is the charges for the trip,now a days?

      4 Answers May 1, 2016 at 5:16 AM
    • kodai to madurai in early morning

      by GurdeepV Online Now Feb 19, 2016 at 6:18 AM

      is there any service in early morning say 4am or 5 am from kodai kanal to madurai bus, shared taxi etc

    • Kodaikanal cottages with food

      by xbbj64b Online Now Jan 25, 2016 at 7:19 AM

      Hello All, we are planning to visit kodaikanal this february 2016 last week. looking for cottages to stay for around 10-12 family members. could someone suggest any cottages with / without food looking within the budget.

      2 Answers Jan 31, 2016 at 10:04 PM
    • Taxi fare to Kodi

      by gautam2612 Online Now Aug 9, 2015 at 12:33 AM

      We, a couple, are planning to visit Kadaikanal next month. Could anyone give an idea of taxi fare to Kodi from 1) Kodaikanal Road, 2) Madurai, 3) Palani? A contact number would be of great help.

    • visiting kodaikanal this may

      by reenapraveen2010 Online Now May 13, 2015 at 5:49 AM

      Is it safe to visit kodaikanal this may? Is the climate fine?

      2 Answers May 14, 2015 at 3:38 AM
    • local sight seeing by bus

      by lhkrishna Online Now Dec 30, 2014 at 5:34 AM

      Can you kindly provide details of tour operators in kodaikanal who usually conducts a full/ half day sight seeing tour by bus and charge around 200-300 per adult


      by vinsin44 Online Now Jun 27, 2014 at 11:38 AM

      Is there any kind of checking done on route to kodaikanal from bangalore that of checking of bags and other stuff??

      2 Answers Jun 28, 2014 at 5:39 AM
    • Best property buys close to Kodai International School

      by Manju_66 Online Now Jun 25, 2014 at 4:38 AM

      Planning to buy a property close to the Kodai International School . ( within 5 mins by vehicle ) Could you suggest a good and decent area .

      Is Kodai ever snowed in during the winters ?
      Thanks in advance for your replies.

      1 Answer Jun 25, 2014 at 8:11 AM
    • is the road safe?

      by moiz22 Online Now Jun 1, 2014 at 2:32 AM

      Hi all. I am planning to visit kodaikanal with my wife in novmber 2014. I wanted to know is the road from coimbatore
      To kodaikanl safe? I mean is there problem of dacoits? Thanx

      2 Answers Jun 4, 2014 at 5:47 AM
    • Places around/near by kodaikanal

      by ramkumar.santhu Online Now Apr 21, 2014 at 10:39 AM

      we are planning to visit kodaikanal on 30th April for 3 days. We came to know that in 2 days we can cover all the places in kodaikanal. Are there any good/must visit places around kodaikanal to visit on 3rd day.

      2 Answers Apr 22, 2014 at 7:04 AM
    • bus facilities to reach observatory

      by navyagopal Online Now Apr 20, 2014 at 5:13 AM

      i wanted to know if whether i do have an government bus facilities to travel from kodaikanal to kodaikanal observatory from morning 5 to evening

      1 Answer Apr 20, 2014 at 7:39 PM
    • Kodai Rd to Kodaikanal

      by Louthulin Online Now Feb 10, 2014 at 9:09 AM

      we are trying to plan our journey to Kodaikanal with our two young children. Therefore, we are worndering how long the journey from Kodai Rd to Kodaikanal is? I know it is 80 km but how long does it take (by train or taxi)? And I have read that the buses are very crowded?

      Many thanks

      2 Answers Feb 20, 2014 at 8:56 AM
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      trip during dec end

      by RavikiranK Online Now Nov 30, 2013 at 6:21 PM

      I am planning a trip with my kid (6 yrs) and wife for kodai between 25th to 29th dec 2013. we are used to bangalore climate. Would like to know will the climate be bearable or its too cold and foggy. we can bear till 18 degress. pls suggest.

      5 Answers Dec 2, 2013 at 4:43 AM
    • Travel between places in kodaikanal

      by sathya_srinivas16 Online Now May 31, 2013 at 9:08 PM

      I wanted to know if there are Government or private bus facilities in Kodaikanal to go from one tourist place to another as call taxi charges are too high !!

      3 Answers Sep 12, 2013 at 12:33 AM
    • Coimbatore to Kodaikanal

      by KunjArora Online Now May 26, 2013 at 11:04 AM

      how to reach kodaikanal from coimbatore as cab charges are really to much...can anyone suggest hws the govt bus transport and is there any private bus service directly for kodaikanal?

      an early reply will be highly appreciated

      2 Answers May 26, 2013 at 7:48 PM
    • Tiruchirappalli - kodainkanal - Kerala -Tiruchirappalli

      by ajluvtravel Online Now Dec 19, 2012 at 9:26 PM

      hi i'm planning for a family trip of 4 adults ( 2 old ppl) sometime in May.
      We plan to visit Kodaikanal,Kerala and finally take a flight back from Tiruchirappalli international airport. so how do i get from Tiruchirappalli to Kodaikanal and from there to Kerala? we would love to try a comfortable train ride in the middle.could anyone suggest the best route.

      13 Answers Mar 30, 2013 at 8:45 AM
    • Visit to Kodaikanal in June end or July end

      by milind.karoor Online Now Jun 9, 2012 at 1:19 AM

      I have no other alternative than to visit kodaikanal for one week either in June end or July end.
      Is the kodailkanal climate suitable for this time.

      2 Answers Jun 9, 2012 at 11:38 PM
    • Need contact number or website link

      by rajar Online Now Dec 14, 2011 at 10:47 PM

      I like stay in club india resort, poompari, Kodai. I need valid contact number for the same. Already i stayed last year. I missed the contact number. Any know, update it..thanks in advance.

      3 Answers Dec 15, 2011 at 1:48 AM
    • Transport Kodaikanla to Thekkady

      by sninad Online Now Aug 15, 2011 at 2:23 AM


      I am planning to stay in kodaikanal on 31st August for 1 day. From there I want to proceed to Thekkady in the morning.

      But I am not able to find a suitable trasport as I don't have my own vehicle.

      Can someone please adivice on the best way to travel from Kodai to Thekkady?

      Thanks in advance!


      3 Answers Aug 20, 2011 at 6:32 AM
    • right time.

      by nasrin.ladak Online Now May 20, 2011 at 7:25 AM

      I plan to go to kodaikanal on 28th may 2011 is this the right time to go there how will the climate be ther.

      2 Answers May 22, 2011 at 10:57 PM
    • What all to pack ?

      by eldose Online Now Mar 10, 2011 at 3:30 AM

      We're (my wife & I) planing to visit Kodaikanal from the 8th of April to the 10th of April. Kindly advice us on what all to pack - especially clothing- for our trip.

      1 Answer Mar 19, 2011 at 8:37 AM
    • Travel from Kodai to coorg

      by vedhetal Online Now Mar 1, 2011 at 2:40 AM

      I am travelling to kodai from mumbai by train.

      After staying 2 nights want to travel to coorg.

      plz suggest which transport will be good. Bus or taxi.

      1 Answer Mar 19, 2011 at 8:40 AM
    • visiting kodaikanal in thhe last week of december

      by lucky_ashu Online Now Dec 17, 2010 at 9:05 AM


      I am planning to visit kodaikanal in the last week of december.Please let me know the wheather conditions.Is it adviceble to go in dec.Will i be able to cover all the sight seeing palces.Will there be fog during this time.Please share your thoughts also your experience if any one has gone to kodai in December


      2 Answers Dec 17, 2010 at 8:56 PM
    • distance between kodaikanal from Madurai

      by deepak1705 Online Now Dec 2, 2010 at 10:24 PM

      how far is kodaikanal from Madurai. what are the taxi charges for one way and both ways

      1 Answer Dec 12, 2010 at 11:42 PM
    • weather in mid october

      by musaphir Online Now Jul 12, 2010 at 2:17 AM

      hi members
      can you please advise on the likely weather conditions in mid october in kodaikanal?

      is it likely to be very wet?

      2 Answers Jul 23, 2010 at 6:10 AM
    • ooty-munnar-kodekanal-tekkady trip

      by dmudugal Online Now May 12, 2010 at 12:41 AM

      hi i want to visit these places with my family between june 27th to july 4th. please say me how the climate will be..

      13 Answers Jul 2, 2010 at 7:19 AM
    • Kodai - Hotel Query

      by varams Online Now Apr 14, 2010 at 8:41 AM

      Dear Friends

      I am planning to Visit Kodai during first week of May10. I have identified two hotels for my stay of two days (1) Hotel Silver Springs 2) Hotel Raahat Inn.

      Can you confirm which one of the above hotel is better so that i can proceed with the booking

      3 Answers May 26, 2010 at 6:17 AM
    • KodaiKanal Visit on 21st Nov - Need Some advice

      by Vatu Online Now Nov 15, 2009 at 6:48 AM

      As i mention in the title, we are planing to visit KodaiKanal on 21st Nov. So kinldy let me know how it the weather there. Some sources told me Heavy rain and try to cancel it.

      So kindly let me know about the weather conditions, is the right time to visit or not.

      And kindly suggest me some gooe 5 stat and 4 star hotels there

      3 Answers Nov 15, 2009 at 8:17 PM