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Hello Forum.

I am going to Ladakh in mid July for some trekking.
I fly from Delhi to Dharamsala and then a bus to Manali and another bus to Leh.
I will then spend maybe 3 weeks in the Leh area doing treks and relaxing with a friend I have in the area.
The walking I will be doing is solo and will be any kind of combinations of typical treks such as Zanskar Valley, Stok Circuit or Markha Valley for example.
The main thing is that I can get accommodation for those nights, very much like tea house…

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I am trying to work out the quickest & safest way to travel to Mysore from Coimbatore for a single woman. Pending the length of time it will take perhaps overnight would be an option. Can anyone help me please?

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Hi everyone, I'm about to arrive Goa in mid July, and looking forward to have some time on the beaches, watching some thunderstorms and see some beautiful clowdy sunsets. I'm looking for information about the right time and places to watch storms in the sea being formed, making some lightning, hopefully to see some nice colorful sky during the end of the day. I would be thankful if anyone can help me with this, maybe someone who has already spent some time in South India during the monsoon.
Much…

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Is it possible to hire a taxi at Gorakhpur to visit Lumbini (Nepal) and come back (round trip) ?
If possible how much will it cost for a sedan car ?

Manjula

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Hi. My husband and I arrive Mumbai 30th June and fly out of Chennai 26th August. Unfortunately I have not been able to plan ahead until now and realise I have missed the opportunity of pre-booking any overnight trains. We are currently now sketching out a plan and would welcome any help before I book internal flights.

Mumbai 3 nights then fly to Udaipur and stay 2 / 3 nights. Will then look at either day time trains or a car/driver to tour :

Ranakpur - 1 night

Jodhpur - 2 nights (not sure if…

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Hi everyone!

I'm doing a one month trip to India in July/August. I'm going alone from Montreal to New Delhi, then I'm gonna directly meet some friends to Agra.

My plane lands at 3h30 AM, local time. I wanna sleep one night to an hostel in New Delhi and then take the train to Agra "the same day" in the afternoon.

I need some advice :

  • Do you know any hostel near the train station to Agra

  • I heard that some places offer a driver that take you to the hostel from the airport. Is…

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Is two months too long to spend in this region ? July / August

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Jamshedpur City Got More Greener, Yesterday 3 Reverse Vending Machines were installed in Jamshedpur to dispose of one time use plastic bottle. More on this can be read here

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I need to know what public transport is available to get me from Cochin city to the airport please?
Flight to Singapore departs close to 11pm on a Sunday night.
Kind regards.Chris