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i am going to goa on 27 december - 2 january
we are looking for a "honeymoon" type trip from 2 jan until 10 when we leave to return to the UK.
we will most likely fly out of mumbai as it seems like the cheapest.
we were thinking maybe udaipur from mumbai or maybe kerala - but have no idea of distances. we are okay of getting a driver... just want to maximise time...
any recomendaitons of beautiful places and hotels near goa that wont eat into our time too much, or near mumbai for the…
I'm in India now, planning to travel around Rajasthan for two weeks
I'm thinking of hiring a driver to go to the various attractions.
Does anyone have recommendations of good reliable driving companies i can find in Delhi?
And are they quite flexible or would I have to plan everything in advance?
If you think a tour would be better, please recommend a good company
Any thoughts would be welcome thanks
Sharing my recent blog about Hampi here, might be useful for anyone planning to visit the place.
Backdrop: I have been hearing a lot about Hampi since quite some time now. Any of my expat friend who comes to Bangalore mentions about this place. New year's eve a friend of mine travels all the way from Bangalore to attend a party in Hampi. I have check internet but only could find information about temples and ruins but nothing of my interest. However there is something more to this place which…
I am going to Leh in February for the Chadar Trek and will be arriving in Leh one day before the trek starts. Are there any budget hotels/homestays open during that period? A couple of hotels that I checked were Rs. 2000 / night, which I found a tad expensive.
Also, should I book beforehand or can I go hotel-hunting on the spot?
Hi everybody, I am going to India for 4 months . Does anybody know if free additive tobacco(or cigarettes) is available in India? how much does it cost?
The duty free allowance of 250 gr will not be enough for me for so long…
thank a lot for your help
I've managed to book my train tickets and I've booked a hotel room for the first few nights when I get there.
I want to make the trip from Kollam to Alleppey by boat, do I need to book this in advance or can I turn up on the day?
Also, is it easy enough in India to find accomodation on arrival in a place? Do they have people who will help ou find somewhere to stay when you arrive in a town?
does anyone know about a nice place to volunteer with elephants or camels? I found a few things online but its mostly a rip-off so I'm wondering if you can recommend something based on personal experience? I'm looking for a sanctuary/ rescue center or whatever they are called where they let you work with the animals. I'm going to mostly Northern part of India as well as down on the west coast towards Mumbai, I guess there would be some on the way maybe in Rajahstan???