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Hi, I am planning a 3 week trip in Southern India flying in to Kochi. I would like to know what would be a feasible option as I am unsure of distances and I do not want to over stretch myself. I like to travel fairly slowly but I also like to see as much as I can. I will mostly travel by train.

Interests are culture (temples, forts), nature and history. I would like to experience a hill station/tea plantation as well as the tropical relaxed areas of Kerala.

I have two suggested itineraries…

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Hi all!

We are heading to South India at the end of July, I´ll be with 2 friends (3 girls traveling) for 2 weeks then I stay by myself the rest of the trip until Sept 1st.

I have never been in India, so planning seems sometimes a bit ambiguous, how many days in each place, best way to get to one from another. I have asked to people I know, and got to the conclusion of this idea, so I just want to know if all makes sense.

This is what I have in mind:
- Mumbai (2 days)
- Pune (1 day?) (Want to…

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Hi,

we are looking for a tree house experience in Thekkady (Periyar). We have 2 young kids (5,1) with us.

Options being considered are Carmelia Have & Rangerwood Machan....does anyone has an experience they can share/recommend. Or any other place as well?

Thanks a lot.

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Am taking a flight to delhi in a couple of weeks from now. It has been years since i was up that way. I was going to head up to Manali, maybe go to the valley of flowers as well. What will the weather be like in July?
cheers

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Someone told me Trekkers' Point in Connaught Place is not there any more.

Can anyone who has recently purchase screw-in gas cartridges in Delhi give info about where's best to get them in central Delhi?

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Does anybody knows if it is possible to hire a car and driver from Delhi to Jaipur and Agra only? From Agra we (family of four people) will take a plane to Khajuraho and will not need a return to Delhi.

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Hello!
would anybody recommend a nice place in Shimla for up to 1500 Rs (off-season price) for double room? "Nice" means a place with clean rooms, ensuite bathroom, within walking distance (can be somewhat longer walking distance) to The Mall.
I can see loads of places on the internet but I would be grateful for any recommendations based on personal experience.
Many thanks in advance!

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Hey there, can anyone recommend a package at Bandhavgarh national park that includes 3 drives in the tala zone? I think this would be 3 days and 2 nights. I know the Tala zone costs more but preferably something on the less expensive side for a package including the Tala zone. Thanks in advance!

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Given monsoon in North India, will it be the right time? Also I have 9 days to complete the loop from Delhi. Which all places should I visit and any suggestions for good and safe places to stay?