Tourist Information in Kushinagar

Interpretation Centre

Has some interesting old photos of the 19th-century excavations and a short movie on the town's main sights.
Tourist Information in Agra

UP Tourism

The friendly train-station branch inside the Tourist Facilitation Centre on Platform 1 offers helpful advice and is where you can book day-long bus tours of Agra. This branch doubles as the Tourist Police. There's a…
Travel Agency in Agra

Bagpacker Travel

An honest agency for all your tour, transport and ticket needs, run by the friendly Anil at Tourists Rest House. English and French spoken. It offers tours combining train tickets and local guides for Gawlior, Orcha…
Police in Agra

Tourist Police

The helpful crew in sky-blue uniforms are based on Fatahabad Rd, but have an office here in the Tourist Facilitation Centre. Officers also hang around the East Gate ticket office and the UP Tourism office on Taj Rd,…
Volunteering in Varanasi

Sankat Mochan Foundation

The Sankat Mochan Foundation, a charity dedicated to cleaning up the Varanasi stretch of the Ganges River, welcomes volunteers to help with research and administration. Send an email to inquire about current volunte…
Hospital in Agra

Amit Jaggi Memorial Hospital

If you're sick, Dr Jaggi, who runs this private clinic, is the man to see. He accepts most health-insurance plans from abroad; otherwise a visit runs ₹1000 (day) or ₹2000 (night). He'll even do house calls.
Tourist Information in Jhansi

Madhya Pradesh Tourism

On platform 1 at the train station; has leaflets and short guides to the area’s popular destinations and can make hotel reservations in Khajuraho and Orchha. An Uttar Pradesh Tourism office is next door.
Tourist Information in Vrindavan

Krishna Balaram Welcome Office

Has lists of places to stay in Vrindavan and can help with booking Gita (studies in the Bhagavad Gita, an ancient Hindu scripture) classes as well as all travel agency services.
Tourist Information in Varanasi

UP Tourism

Get the heads-up on autorickshaw prices, the best trains for your travels, details on Varanasi’s paying-guesthouse program or arrange a guided tour.
Tourist Information in Agra

Archaeological Survey of India Office

The place to buy your full-moon Taj tickets. See its website for more info.