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Motorcycle in Vashisht

Anu Auto Works

Established, highly regarded and professional outfit that offers Enfield motorbike tours, and rents and repairs Enfields too.

Train Station in Mumbai (Mumbai)

Churchgate Station

One of Mumbai's liveliest and frenetic suburban rail stations, and the major connector between South Mumbai and the Western Suburbs. It's a people-watching parade during rush hour, especially in the mornings as...

Border Crossing in India–Pakistan Border at Attari–Wagah

Attari-Wagah Border Checkpost

Because of the tense relations between India and Pakistan, few foreigners actually cross the international border between Attari and Wagah, 30km west of Amritsar, though it is possible to do so, providing you...

Taxi in Kullu

Kullu Taxi Operators’ Union

The taxi union, by the Dussehra grounds, offers a variety of sightseeing 'tours', such as Bijli Mahadev (₹1500) or Prashar Lake (₹3500 return, ₹4500 with a drop off in Mandi).

Cable Car in Mussoorie

Cable Car

This cable car runs up to Gun Hill from midway along the Mall.

Boat in Goa

Angriya Cruises

In late 2018 a new cruise ship ferry service began operating between Mumbai and Goa. Angriya Cruises is a seven-deck, 130m-long luxury cruise ship with two restaurants, six bars, a spa and an infinity pool. More...

Bus Station in Chandigarh

ISBT 43

The following buses leave frequently throughout the day from ISBT 43. AC Volvo and Mercedes buses leave from the far end of the station (platforms 37 to 39) to destinations such as Amritsar, Jammu, Bathinda and...

Train Tickets in New Delhi

International Tourist Bureau

For foreigners it’s easiest to make train ticket bookings at the helpful International Tourist Bureau inside New Delhi Railway Station. Do not believe anyone who tells you it has shifted, closed or burnt down –...

Motorcycle Hire in Old Delhi (Shahjahanabad)

Lalli Motorbike Exports

Run by the knowledgable Lalli Singh, this place sells (₹75,000 to ₹140,000) and rents (₹700 to ₹1350 per day) quality Royal Enfields, and customers get a short course in running and maintaining these lovable but...

Train Station in Nashik

Nashik Rd Train Station

The Nashik Rd train station is 8km southeast of the town centre, but a useful railway reservation office is situated 500m west of the Old Central Bus Stand. There are over 25 daily trains to Mumbai so you won’t...

Ferry in Kolkata (Calcutta)

River Ferries

Crossing the Hooghly River is generally faster and more agreeable by boat than by clogged road bridges, especially during rush hour. Ferries depart every 15 to 20 minutes from Howrah to jetties in central...

Bus Station in Chandigarh

ISBT 17

The following buses leave frequently throughout the day from ISBT 17:Amritsar AC ₹600, four hoursDelhi (Kashmere Gate) ordinary/Volvo ₹325/580, five hoursDelhi airport Volvo ₹620, six hoursHaridwar ordinary ₹245,...

Train in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Metro

Kolkata’s busy and crowded metro has trains every five to 12 minutes (fewer on Sundays). For Sudder St, use Esplanade or Park St. Some trains are air-con, although you pay the same fare for fan-cooled carriages....

Airport in Bengaluru (Bangalore)

Kempegowda International Airport

The swish international airport is about 35km north of the centre. Prepaid taxis can take you from the airport to the city (₹750 to ₹1000). Metered AC taxis from the airport to the centre cost between ₹750 and...

Bus in Aurangabad

Central Bus Stand

With electronic screens in English, Aurangabad's Central Bus Stand has a leg up on most in India. Buses leave about every half-hour to Pune (non-AC/AC ₹400/775, 5½ hours, 5am to 6pm) and hourly to Nashik...

Airport in Greater Delhi & Gurgaon (Gurugram)

Indira Gandhi International Airport

Indira Gandhi International Airport is about 14km southwest of the centre. International and domestic flights use Terminal 3. Ageing Terminal 1 is reserved for low-cost carriers. Free shuttle buses (present your...

Tickets in Chennai (Madras)

Andaman Shipping Office Ticketing Counter

Passenger ships sail from George Town harbour direct to Port Blair in the Andaman Islands once or twice a month. There's no set schedule, so call for departure dates. The Andaman Shipping Office Ticketing Counter...