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      Wifi Rental

      India 8 hours ago

      I enjoy a virtual disconnection while traveling. But being a female solo traveler in India, I was told by a local that is always good to have a way to have contact in case of emergency... I really don't think I need it as I have never need it before..there is always a way, but it may not be a terrible idea if I rent a wifi hotspot during the trip, however it seems Delhi airport doesn't have a place for this type of rentals (while in other more secure countries I always see them and have never rent them!) All what I have found sounds complicated as to going in places in Delhi to rent it however I'm not staying there and will leave to other cities right away. Has somebody find a place in the airport to rent this or having something deliver to your hotel?

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    • Where to get down in Ahmedabad while coming from Dwarka, to reach Airport..?

      India Aug 10, 2016 at 2:34 AM

      I would be travelling to Gujrat in next month for four days. On last day night I would be travelling from Dwarka to Ahmedabad in bus. I have to reach Airport in Ahmedabad. So, Where Should I get down in Ahmedabad while coming from Dwarka. Please mention the bus stop names which would be near to Airport.? I've early morning flight to catch.

       

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    • Planning to travel North East in September last.

      India Aug 10, 2016 at 2:45 AM

      Hi,

      I am planning a trip to North East from Delhi for about 10 days. Since I know 10 days is not much to complete all the seven sisters, I am planning to leave Assam and Arunachal out of it( since these are very big states and would try to cover them separately some other time). So, can some one help me in:
      a. Out of remaining five(Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura), which two -three shall I pick. I want to spend some time rather than just touching all the states.
      b. From security point of view which ones are safe. We all are males from Delhi.
      c. Is September end, October first right time to do it or they still remain impacted by the retreating monsoons.

      Please feel free to point out any thing I have missed that I shall take care.

      Thanx fellow travellers.

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    • Cab from Kochi Airport to Munnar- Please intimate

      Munnar Aug 4, 2016 at 3:38 AM

      Hi ,

      I am travelling from Munnar to Kochi Airport on 15th August. I will be reaching to Kochi Airport by 15th August 10 AM in the morning. Since the cab fares are quite high from Kochi to Munnar due to charging on return journey as an inclusion - I would like to offer my cab from Kochi airport to Munnar on a reasonable fare.

      Please feel free to contact me on +91 8879390047 or drop a note to anigam1184@gmail.com

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    • need travel buddy

      Goa Aug 24, 2016 at 2:09 AM

      am nizam 30 year from india kerala planning to go goa this week any one can join......

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    • where to stay

      Goa Aug 21, 2016 at 11:25 PM

      Hi all!

      I’m thinking of planning a trip to Goa for a (much-needed) holiday. Can anyone help me out with the best resorts/ time of year to travel? I’m hoping to soak up a bit of sun, explore the cultural attractions and do a little shopping. I’ve heard there are some absolute steals in Goa! Also, if anyone has a rough idea on prices (transport, food etc.) that’d be really helpful too. Thanks in advance.

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    • Searching for Villas,Bunglaws,Homestays,Individual houses,Apartments for our Trip

      Goa Aug 18, 2016 at 9:51 PM

      Dear VT,

      We are 8 Members (Men) from Chennai (South India) coming to Goa on January 07 2017.Our Check in would be on January 07 and check out will Jan 12(Total 5 Nights),We are looking for best and cheap accommodation in Villas,Bunglaws,Guest houses,Individual house,homestays in North goa.We looking only for Entire property or individual which is attached to resorts or hotels also.So I kindly request you all to provide me the best details or reference for our stay.

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      Sleeping at Hyderabad International Airport for 5 hours before flight departure at 1.40 am

      Hyderabad Aug 12, 2016 at 7:23 AM

      Can i know whether tourists at Hyderabad International Airport can sleep at the airport halls for 5 hours without checking-into a hotel if their departure time is the next day at 1.40 am?

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    • Easiest way to reach ginger tree beach resort

      Goa Aug 2, 2016 at 7:18 PM

      Hi this is Deepak. I have booked ginger tree beach resort , situated on condolim - calangute road for 12 to 15 Aug. Would like to know the easiest and cheapest way to reach there. And guide me how to plan a trip for above mentioned span.
      Thanks

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    • transport to bundi

      Jaipur Aug 22, 2016 at 9:11 PM

      I'm tempted to get a taxi from Jaipur to Bundi if it's safe to do so. Also wondering about a taxi Bundi to Sanganer; this might be more sensible than retracing to Jaipur, then bus to Sanganer - which I imagine would probably be a full day excursion.

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      Manali Trip in March 2017

      Manali Aug 15, 2016 at 7:40 PM

      I am planning to go to Manali in mid March 2017 and wish to know if this is the good time in terms of weather and what activities will be available. Is this a busy time? What sort of traffic is expected during this time.

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    • Chandrabhaga Fair accommodation

      India Aug 15, 2016 at 5:20 PM

      This tempting alternative to Pushkar is off the beaten track and the few local hotels(Jhalawar) seem predictably booked out for those few November days. Does anyone know of alternatives? I'm am individual traveller who doesn't like group tours.

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      Dress in Temples

      Chennai (Madras) Aug 1, 2016 at 9:51 AM

      What is suitable dress for a western man and a western woman when visiting a temple for a wedding?

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    • Gecko Tours VS Intrepid Tours

      India Aug 16, 2016 at 9:39 PM

      I'm a 23 year old female planning to travel India in early Feb 2017 by myself.

      I was intending on doing the 16 day South India Unplugged Tour (Intrepid) but they've recently changed the itinerary (and name) and increased the price. Because of this I had a look at other tours offered in the same area of India. I came across the Gecko Tour 'Simply South India' which has a very similar itinerary, although cuts out Madurai and Periyar National Park. This tour is only 13 days but over $300 cheaper.

      But through looking at varying tours, I've discovered India Gecko tours average age is around 18-30 whereas India Intrepid tours have ages from 15-70.

      I'm simply seeking advise on both tour age ranges, even though Intrepid states that the ages could be 15-70, what is the actual average age? And are families likely to be on these types of tours?

      As a solo female traveller, I think I would enjoy travelling with like minded travellers around my age.

      I'm also seeking advise on the 2 destinations that I'd be missing out on. Is the $300 saving and more appropriate age group worth missing out on 3 days and 2 destinations? I am currently a University student so money is slightly tight. Would I be best using this $300 saving to put it towards other India activities when I finish the tour or in North India.

      Here are the links to the tours:

      intrepidtravel.com/au/india/...

      geckosadventures.com/en-au/i...

      And the tour I plan on going from

      Goa - Mumbai - Varanasi - Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Mathura & Vrindavan for Holi Festival.

      All up in India for about 45 days (then moving onto South East Asia but that's for another forum)

      A little more about myself. I'm basically up for anything, hiking, camel rides, desert safari's, you name it. Any North India suggestions would also be awesome!

      Look forward to hearing your thoughts :)

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      Hotel in Varanasi?

      Varanasi Jul 28, 2016 at 7:10 AM

      TV friends
      I would like to have some indications hotels or inns with a good cost / benefit in Varanasi, close to Gaths (will travel in November)
      Thank you very much

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    • Driving to Tanot

      Jaisalmer 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?

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    • Airport to overnight in Cochin or straight to Munnar?

      Munnar Yesterday

      We are arriving in Cochin directly from the US for a 5-night/6-day visit. To overcome or reduce fatigue from jet lag, is it advisable to break journey for an overnight's stay in Cochin OR proceeding directly to Munnar (2 nights), Kumarakom (1 night), Alleppey houseboat (1 night), and catching Cochin on the 5th/last night before catching an 8 am flight on the 6th day?

      Thank you.

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      Which survival kit should i have in journey ?

      India Aug 16, 2016 at 3:41 AM

      I heard a lot about Indian places where i can get different experience of life, But as i know In India, some places are not safe for girls, so my concern is which survival kit should i have in this journey or leave myself on Indian gov. ?

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    • Safe to visit?

      Darjeeling Aug 7, 2016 at 12:02 AM

      Hi, I am planning to visit Darjeeling and Gangtok next month for a week in September, seeing the current conditions in Assam is it safe to visit both these places?

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    • I'll be for 12 hours on Mumbai airport on transit to Japan and 17 hours on our way back to Paris

      Mumbai Aug 5, 2016 at 10:28 AM

      My question is, if it's safe to grab a pre-paid taxi to the city and if we have sufficient time to do it. On the 17 hours stop it will be at night and we need a hotel to stay for a few hours of sleep. What do you guys recommend? Thanks in advance

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    • Goa in september

      Goa Aug 23, 2016 at 2:50 AM

      I have already planned a trip to goa this September 9th, now that I am reading about the weather I am afraid we won't be able to swim and explore the restaurants shops and culture due to the weather! Am panicking should I cancel my trip??

      Thank you

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      Transfer Jaisalmer to Delhi

      Jaisalmer Aug 7, 2016 at 5:58 AM

      VT friends

      Hello!

      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

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    • Udaipur to Pushkar

      by Moulay1979 Online Now Feb 11, 2015 at 10:23 AM

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

      1 Answer Feb 11, 2015 at 1:02 PM
    • professional Guide

      by Rajveer2002 Online Now Sep 1, 2014 at 4:41 AM

      how we get professional Guide at pushkar ?

      5 Answers Sep 4, 2014 at 4:19 AM
    • Going for a day

      by vt1026 Online Now Jul 21, 2014 at 1:17 AM

      Hi,

      I am going to Pushkar this weekend and will be staying there for 1D1N. How should I spend my time there to make the most of it. Thanks.

      16 Answers Jul 24, 2014 at 12:33 AM
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      My Pushkar trip..

      by ashish1965 Online Now Jul 16, 2014 at 5:38 AM

      I am planning to visit pushkar in Novem 1st week with my family Will the season be right? can any one reccomend a moderately priced hotel near the pushkar lake?
      Thanks
      Ashish

      10 Answers Jul 20, 2014 at 6:16 PM
    • Jaipur to Pushkar

      by ronishab Online Now Apr 22, 2014 at 3:55 AM

      Whats the cheapest way to travel to Pushkar from Jaipur and how much time does it take? thanks !

      11 Answers Apr 22, 2014 at 8:39 AM
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      How Long To Stay

      by soundchaseruk Online Now Apr 8, 2014 at 7:01 AM

      I will be stopping over at least one night in October to see the camel fair in Pushkar. I will be coming from Agra or maybe somewhere in between (?). I see the travel distance is about 6 hours from Agra so would like to find somewhere to see on the way to Pushkar, if there is anywhere that is ?

      So arriving late afternoon I guess and staying one or two nights? I read there is not much to see here besides the start of the camel fair and a walk around the lake. I am thinking if I arrive late afternoon from either Agra or ?? then a full day in Pushkar, one more evening and then move on to Jodhpur.

      Does that sound sensible?

      10 Answers Apr 17, 2014 at 10:01 AM
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      Pushkar to Udaipur

      by nilanjanbee Online Now Mar 12, 2013 at 12:16 AM

      Are buses or taxis available from Pushkar to Udaipur? How much time would a taxi take and what are approximate charges?

      4 Answers Mar 12, 2013 at 4:30 AM
    • Trying very hard to book into hotel Ram Kuti, Puskar

      by Alicialouise Online Now Dec 24, 2010 at 2:06 AM

      Dear People,

      Every avenue I have tried, by mail, by personal emal (not in use any more) by telephone....does not get there has failed. I am arriving in Puskar on 18/19th January 2011, staying for about 4 nights. Will travel to Ajmer by train and take Tuk-Tuk from there. This hotel is very well situated for my needs.
      Do you think it is wise to just arrive and hope for the best, that there will be a room available.

      Kind Regards,
      Alicia Myburgh

      4 Answers Dec 14, 2011 at 7:30 AM
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      Cna not find the hotel

      by Terje1966 Online Now Jun 10, 2010 at 1:10 PM

      Hi

      I was in Pushkar in 2005 and slept in a wery nice hotel. Now I cant seem to find
      it and i have forgotten the name.
      Just after we entered Pushkar from Ajmer we took a sharp turn to the left. Then we followed a narrow road almost to the end(a few hundered meters and there was the hotel on the right side of the road. The hotel had 3 floors (I think) and an open air restaurant(not on roof)in the end that turned away from town. The small pool was also on that side. From this restaurant you had a perfect view of the mountains and temples in the hills and in the backyard close to the hotel there was a large garden growing wegetables.
      Can anyone help me with this hotel name ?
      And by the way. I recommend it!

      5 Answers Aug 4, 2010 at 9:39 AM
    • Any bar, clubs in Pushkar or Ajmer?

      by girlie_guy Online Now Nov 24, 2008 at 5:12 PM

      Will be travelling to Pushkar this friday...just 3 more days.
      Can anyone tell me where do I hang out in Pushkar in the night(not late night though)..is there a place where I can sit and have a beer or something?

      Any Rave party happening? I knew Pushkar is famous for that. Isnt it?
      Thanks

      4 Answers Aug 5, 2010 at 8:15 AM
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      Does Pushkar have half day - 1 day camel safaris?

      by punair Online Now Aug 4, 2008 at 3:52 AM

      Hi,
      I am planning to go to Pushkar for 2 days in Oct (not during the fair) Are there camel safaris/tours other times of the year?

      Thanks in advance


      Rgds
      Priya

      1 Answer Aug 5, 2010 at 8:59 AM
    • Best hotel in Pushkar

      by travelerbee Online Now Jun 30, 2008 at 12:43 AM

      Alright, you'll ask "what's best?"

      Anyone know of ahotel that is

      1.Near The ghats/overlooking ghats
      2.With big, clean, rooms?
      3.If possible air conditioned because it will be really hot when we get there?
      4.What kind of price can we expect to pay?

      Thanks

      4 Answers Aug 5, 2010 at 9:48 AM
    • update on Pushkar tent lodging during camel fair

      by mollynsteve Online Now Oct 22, 2007 at 3:02 PM

      We are taking a tour of Rajasthan through Indus Travels in Canada and will stay a night in Pushkar near the end of the camel fair. All the advance information indicated we would be staying in a hotel but now we are told we will stay in a tent, and so far they have not been able to tell us at which tent camp. While the tents sound fine for lodging, I am concerned about security of luggage, etc. in a town of 14,000 invaded by 200,000 during the fair. I would appreciate any information/insight anyone could provide. We are seniors. Thanks.

      2 Answers May 24, 2008 at 7:00 AM
    • information about a shop in Pushkar

      by isora Online Now Sep 13, 2006 at 6:15 AM

      I should like to know the address and mail, if exists, of a shop in Pushkar ( Rajastan) the shop of textil and handcrafts is YOGESH'S its location is in the way to Pushkar Palace ( the main road of Pushkar) I have lost the visit card and I should like to contact him to order some things that I have seen there in my last journey in Pushkar.

      Thanks

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      puskar camel festival 2005

      by matthewadunn Online Now Oct 26, 2005 at 4:25 PM

      Where is the best place to stay for the festival pushkar or ajmer?
      Is accomodation easy to find on about the 9th Nov 2005

      We will be staying for about 24 hours in the area, arriving from Agra by train. We would like to stay somewhere clean and safe.

      Cheers

      Matt

      1 Answer May 31, 2009 at 7:06 AM
    • Pushkar Fair Accomodation

      by Benjamin01 Online Now Sep 20, 2005 at 6:59 AM

      Hiyah

      This question is a pretty similar to the one below, sorry.

      I am going to be in Pushkar for the Camel fair in November and was wondering if anyone could recommend a decent budget hotel.

      Thanks for your help

      1 Answer Sep 29, 2005 at 10:57 PM
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      Pushkar Festival/accomodation

      by marjanh Online Now Feb 24, 2005 at 10:02 PM

      I am thinking about a trip to India in November and this would include a visit to the Festival in Pushkar. Accomodation is in a tent. Has anybody been here during the Festival? Is it really worth the visit? Who can tell me more about those camps with tents?

      3 Answers Nov 1, 2007 at 3:53 AM
    • pushkar accom

      by anthonyho Online Now Jan 19, 2004 at 10:31 PM

      can anyone help with advice on good,cheap accomodation in pushkar during march. i'm travelling with my wife and mother, so i need a triple and prefer on the ground floor. any suggestions would be great! thanks everyone.

      2 Answers Aug 5, 2010 at 9:52 AM