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Hello hello

I would like some advice for a north/NE itinerary, I'm there for 6 weeks from late May, flying in and out of Delhi. First time in India.

Main plan is to slowly travel north from Delhi to Leh, via Rishikesh, Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala, spending a few of days in each area and maybe a week in Leh/Ladakh. Then I will travel across to Srinagar, stay for a few days and fly to Delhi. Most journeys would be bus/taxi/shared car. Could this all be done in around 4 weeks?

If so, I am…

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me , my wife with 2 kids age 10 & 12 planning to visit Assam ,Arunachal pradesh , meghalaya , mizoram , manipur , nagaland & tripura all these places around 15 days tour , pls suggest best time/ season to visit all these places and any recommendation you would love to give pls comment .. thanx

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Hi everyone,

I went through the previous threads and couldn't find info regarding my topic, my apologies if I missed it.

I will be flying into Delhi airport at 1 am with Lufthansa, and I have a domestic flight with Air India at 10.30. I am planning to stay in the airport and wait for my domestic flight. Can anyone recommend is it ok to stay, is there a place to rest?
I got my e-Visa, so I understand that I have to go through immigration in Delhi airport and I understand that I have to leave the…

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Hi! I´m in Goa by myself . Will now head to some beaches in the north. If there´s anyone around, it´d be lovely to meet.

Also, does anyone know if it´s worth going to 2-3 islands that are near Vasco de Gama /airport area? are they nice and easily accesible?

thanks!

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hey all, was wondering if any has actually experienced the lifting of the old 2 month out rule in india. one used to have to stay out of india at least 2 months before returning. i hear its been lifted for some years now, but i haven't seen any conformation of it. has anyone out there had the pleasure of successfully returning to india in under 2 months without the 'permission of re-entry" one used to be obliged to get? many thanks

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Hi.... Anyone out here who is interested in joining me for a wildlife trip to the forests of Bandipur n Mudhumallai... I'm from Kochi and tonight 27th will drive down to the forests... Will be back at Kochi night by monday early morning.... Have 3 seats available.... Friends who join will need to pay for their stay, food and safari cost only...

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Hi all,

This June and August I will visit India. I've been reading that India can be strict when it comes to clothing. But I still read different opinions, so I'm a little worried what to bring since I wear a lot of shorts (with nothing hanging out as some ladies have...) and tank tops. I don't want to upset anyone.
Places we will be visiting: Bangalore (and a small surrounding area), Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Veranasi (and some places in between).
Obviously I know for temples and other holy sites it…

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Me n wife n Popo plan to drive from Lucknow to Dalhousie via Delhi around September. Those of you who have done a road trip from Delhi to Dalhousie, let me the road condition from Delhi to Dalhousie. Also I am looking for budget accommodation that will allow Popo (Daschund) to stay.

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Hi all,

I am planning to visit Manali region in early November'16. Itinerary would be somewhat like this:

Day1- Pune to Delhi (Morning)/Delhi to Manali (Night)
Day2- Reach Manali (Morning)/Local Sightseeing
Day3- Visit to Rohtang Pass (Early Morning)
Day4- Manali to Mandi (Morning)/Mandi to Parashar Lake (by car)
Day5- Parashar Lake to Mandi/Mandi to Delhi (Evening)
Day6- Reach Delhi (Morning)/Delhi to Pune (Evening)

I have a few queries:
- Is it doeable?
- Would Rohtang Pass & Parashar lake…