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      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

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    • 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). ju-lehadventure.com/trekking... 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?
      Thanks

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    • 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.

      John.
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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.
      Bobby

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    • 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.
      Thanks

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    • 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

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    • 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.

      John.

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    • 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.

      John.

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    • 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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    • 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. :)

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      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.

      Regards.

      Martin.

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    • 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

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    • Best and Reasonable Restaurants In Mahabaleshwar

      by JAK2015 Online Now Oct 29, 2015 at 11:37 PM

      Please suggest some best and reasonable restaurants in Mahabaleshwar - Panchgani.
      Some mouth-watering places.

      Thank you in advance.

      2 Answers Nov 10, 2015 at 10:39 PM
    • nice safe clean near to market hotels

      by joymou Online Now Jan 30, 2015 at 1:49 PM

      hi there, i m recently getting married , decided about mahabaleswar for honeymoon on march 2015, but never visited there.
      pls suggest

      (1) nice ,safe, clean, near to market hotels with good non-veg food facilities , 24 hrs water n electric backup facility with good staff etc, so to have hasslefree honeymoon.

      (2) will be much grateful, if any suggestion for sight seeing and how to go. any local cab services availble for sight seeing..

      (3) booked bus ticket from vashi, by neeta travels , while returning back buses are available , without advance booking ?

      looking forward for any suggestion and advance thanks ....

    • hiking trail in Mahabaleshwar?

      by akshayattal Online Now Sep 28, 2014 at 12:16 PM

      Please suggest hiking trail in Mahabaleshwar. 2-3 hour long with good scenic beauty.

      1 Answer Sep 29, 2014 at 11:54 PM
    • fresh strawberries

      by vsnegi50 Online Now Aug 16, 2014 at 11:42 PM

      in which months fresh strawberries are available in mahabaleshwar & panchgani ?

      2 Answers Aug 17, 2014 at 4:13 AM
    • Pubs / Bars in Mahabaleshwar

      by sacin1478878 Online Now Apr 17, 2014 at 3:01 AM

      Is there any pubs/bars available for Couples. If so then what time they shutdown ? Please suggest me with the address which would be decent for couples & families. Area preferred near to Valley View Road. thank you

      1 Answer Apr 20, 2014 at 11:48 PM
    • transport from Wathar station to Mahabaleshwar

      by smathew69 Online Now Apr 13, 2014 at 6:45 AM

      are bus services available from Wathar station to Mahabaleshwar ?

      2 Answers Apr 26, 2014 at 7:20 PM
    • Area and hotel to stay

      by JKA99 Online Now Dec 14, 2013 at 3:36 AM

      Which area is good to stay in and please suggest a hotel with budget of 2000 in tht area

      1 Answer Dec 15, 2013 at 11:05 PM
    • visit to Mahabaleshwar with a tour

      by tferrissmith Online Now Oct 1, 2013 at 8:34 AM

      Are there hotels in the region, which might have car tours available
      suitable for an American family of four, which include two sons
      one just out of University and one just starting university. We
      are wild life and history buffs?

      2 Answers Oct 1, 2013 at 8:57 AM
    • local taxi in mahableshwar?

      by arvindjain007 Online Now Aug 14, 2011 at 10:48 PM

      if i go to bus then there is a local taxi or other rental motor bike is there for seeing the point?

      2 Answers May 20, 2013 at 12:36 AM
    • MTDC

      by Marceline Online Now Jan 21, 2007 at 10:05 PM

      We are 6 adults planning to stay in MTDC in Matheran - Lonavala (Karla) & Mahableshwar. Kindly advice if MTDC are clean resorts.

      1 Answer Dec 15, 2013 at 11:07 PM
    • wedding

      by aryan_5577 Online Now Feb 6, 2006 at 9:40 AM

      hey...

      howz mahabaleshwar for a wedding? i know it's a small place, but can it still be fun? are there things to do at night - restaurants, bars? also, how's the weather in the end of may?

      thanks a lot for the help...

      1 Answer Feb 6, 2006 at 9:47 AM