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Day 52 : curfews was lifted today in most of Kashmir , separatists calls for continued strikes until September 1st. Lets be cautiously optimistic that the streets of Srinagar will be calm when open again. Still some clashes in the south & north . Updates on my blog below.
Hello! I will be traveling to Goa from Mumbai as a solo female traveler in late January / early Feburary and had some questions regarding the Madgaon Train Station.
My hope is to take the Mandovi Express from Mumbai to Margao, departing at the Madgaon Train Station. Online it shows the arrival time to the Madgaon Station as being 20:10, but it seems that this train arrives an average of an hour - an hour & 15 min late to Madgaon (at least from what I can see online). As a solo female…
What is the most user friendly site for me to research and understand options for travelling in Southern India using trains. I have looked at "Clear travel", "Yatra", "Make my trip", "Irctc", "Irctc clear trip", and "India rail" and now i am thoroughly confused!
P.S. Is food included in 2ac class travel?
I'm going to Nepal and India (and maybe Pakistan) this fall. I'm thinking about getting my visa for India in Nepal, where I'm staying for the first 1,5 months, because otherwise I'll may run out of time in India.
When I'm in Nepal is it also possible for me, I live in the Netherlands, to apply using the eVisa? Or should I use the normal procedure via the Indian consulate in Kathmandu?
I am Canadian and about to apply for an eVISA for India. I will be stating that my first entry to India is by air.
During that time I would like to visit Nepal, crossing by land border, then return to India about 1 week later all in the same 30 day period
Will there be a problem returning to India or will I need another VISA?
My girlfriend and I are landing in Kochi on the 5th of jan and leaving to Nepal by plane from Delhi on the 2nd of feb. We are planning to spend as little as possible and are looking for some advice on:
- Cheapest sleeping options, preferably not shared rooms.
- Cheapest methods of travel and how/when to book them.
- Any other tips on spending the bare minimum :)
Thank you all!
My husband and I will fly to India on the 4th tome for 3 weeks (in October).
We are planning on spending a few days in Delhi-Varanasi-Bohdgaya-Kolkata (puja durga)-Darjeeling-Sikkim-kolkata (fly to BKK).
We will have 7 days in Darjeeling and Sikkim. Do you think it's enough time to spend in Darjeeling+ see some of Sikkim?
Where would you recommend we should visit in Sikkim?
We are looking for beautiful villages,with peacefull monastries. Big cities are also good but I don't think it's…