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I will be in Kathmandu and needing to get to India as fast as I can by public transport to Chennai. I ve used both the Sunauli and the Birgunj border before but for Northern India, the latter of which took too long and was super dusty so trying to avoid that.
Do you think the Sunauli one would still be the fastest or will the Eastern border be a better option, the one near Siliguri (I believe there s only one on the East).
Long-term trek plans for all around India then eventually Thailand and Cambodia. Open to detours and refined-yet-leisurely direction. More the merrier.
In September my boyfriend and I will have two weeks in south India after a pre booked tour of North India. The tour finishes in Goa, from there we were planing on taking the train to Hosapete to spend 3 days in Hampi and then afterwards the plan is to head south to spend a week or so in Kerala. My question is what would be the best way to enter and move around Kerala? I'm torn between overnight train from Hampi to Mysore and entering Kerala from the north or overnight train from Hampi to…
Hello hello- I am travelling from New Delhi to Dharamshala on the 28th of May Early morning. I have a few spots vacant in my suv. Would
Like to car pool with some interesting folks. Gimme a shout for more details
Hello, i will arrive Jhansi with Bus,( Elite) from Kota at 1-2 O'clock in the night. Is it possible to find Taxi to Orchha i this Time? Would You rekommend such bus connektion between Kota and Jhansi? there are a lot of buses like this
I am planning to do the Hampta Pass + Chandratal Lake solo trek in few weeks time. I need some help with few questions-
1. Do I need any permits or permission for this trek/camping on the way? (I will be doing a solo camping trek)
2. Any guesses on the weather during June first week? Should I carry rain gear and be prepared for snow camping?
3. Which map/app would you suggest for this trek?
Hi, been looking at trips to South India and Kerala like the route Cochin to Trivandrum (or vice-versa) and the stops along the way Alleppy, Madurai, Varkala (taken from LP).
Is it feasible to avoid using the trains along the way? when i did the golden triangle i was told there were no buses and had to pre-book as much of the trains before hand and left with dealing with dodgy tourist agencies there for the remainder. However in Goa and Goa to Gokarna i was able to get a train with no hassle no…