Transportation

Helicopter in Gulabgarh

Heritage Aviation

Throughout the August yatra season, helicopters fly almost constantly ferrying pilgrims between Gulabgarh and the Chandi Mata site at Machail in just seven minutes. It's usually essential to book ahead, though ticke…
Taxi in Namchi

Solomon Rai

Namchi-based taxi driver Solomon has a modest car but he is a wonderfully careful driver who understands tourist needs and is ever patient with photo-stops and side trips.
Motorcycle in Manali

Anu Auto Works

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

Train Booking Office

Located near the post office, this remote booking counter has information on trains to and from Kolkata and Darjeeling, as well as reservation facilities.
Motorcycle Hire in Manali

Himalayan Inder Motors

Rents Enfields and other makes; owner Kaku has been in business 25 years.
Cable Car in Mussoorie

Cable Car

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

Enfield Club

Tiny enthusiasts' workshop doing Enfield rentals and repairs.
Motorcycle Hire in Manali

Bike Rentals Manali

Enfield rentals and tours.
Taxi in Gangtok

Mainline Taxi Stand

For West Bengal, Bhutan and Nepal, most transport starts from this relatively well-organised private jeep stand, tucked just off the main road 1.5km south of central Gangtok. Ticket booth 4 is for buses, others are …