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I know this scam is documented in various sources but just thought I would mention I was in Delhi a few days and visited the train station. There was a guy, (black trousers and white shirt) waiting a the main entrance who approached me and said I wasn't allowed in without a ticket and that the tourist booking office is 'up there across the road...' Unfortunately for him I already had my ticket (booked online back home to Kalka) and I was just checking the station out the day before! (and knew…
I am planning to travel to Rishikesh around Christmas and do a Yoga Course (Iyengar)
I am wondering- is Rishikesh busy around Xmas ? (like for example Goa)?
And then: Can anyone recommend a place for Iyengar ?
I had Omkarananda in mind, but it seems difficult to book there using an non-Indian credit card...)
Many thanks in advance
I'm looking for some advice regarding my India trip. I've got a 30 day E-visa sorted and will be spending about three weeks visiting New Delhi/Agra, Ajanta/Ellora, Hampi, and then Goa. I will be in Goa until December 1st and I have to leave India no later than December 6th. As such, I was wondering whether it would be worth heading somewhere else for 4/5 nights before flying home such as Chennai (with day-trips to Mahabalipuram and Pondicherry) or McLeod Ganj.
I've found a cheap…
Hey, I'd like to celebrate New Year in some exotic location with a true holiday spirit and feel that Goa could work. Unfortunately none of my friends are willing to join me this time and it's kind of disappointing so forums like this seem to be the last chance to make the dream real since I'm not that audacious to go all by myself:D
Hi! We are going to India next month and plan on travelling on the train to go from New Delhi to Kalka/Chandigarh area. I've had a hard time figuring out how to buy tickets online.
Has anyone bought Shatabdi Express tickets online or is it better to buy them at the station on the day of departure?
Also, is there really a big difference between the cheaper fare (2nd class AC) and more expensive (Exec AC) seating?
Thank you in advance.
Hi! We are heading to the Andaman Islands in a couple of weeks. We are looking at places to stay, dive, what to do, must see's etc. We aren't exactly on a budget but we are not keen on hotels/resorts and prefer more chilled-out places to stay. We are qualified divers & would like to hear of your experiences on good dive sites. We are looking at staying on Neil or Havelock - any preferences out there? Also any tips on buying ferry tickets and other essential travel info for the islands is very…
We recently cycled from Shimla to manali and then on to Leh --an amazing trip. Well supported by Himalayan Challenges --if you would like to know more about this rarely visited part of India please contact me
I wonder if anyone can help me. I need to book a train from Delhi airport to Agra. I know we have to go from the Airport to Delhi first but can't work out which is the best way to book the journey.
We have an internal flight arriving at Delhi Airport at 11.35, we are flying up from Chennai. How long should I allow to get through the airport?
Also I notice that some trains depart from H Nizamuddin how do we get there? would it be better to take a taxi from the airport to the train station?