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Travel in India: Travelling in and around Delhi in August/September, tour rajasthan
tour rajasthan: Dear sir greetings from kairanb AT gmail DOT com !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! as per your time of visit to north of india like nepal or rajasthan thear will be rain but not to much so dont wary . i am from rajasthan & your most wellcome to india thanks & regards...

Travel in India: bangalore to new delhi, Delhi to Bangalore, Highway
Delhi to Bangalore, Highway, Road trip: Hello Madhavendra There are two possibilities: 1. Bangalore-Hubli-Pune-Mumbai-Ahmedabad-Jaipur-Delhi (Copy and paste the link below) http://maps.google.co.in/maps?saddr=Bengaluru,+Karnataka&daddr=Pune,+Maharashtra+to:Mumbai,+Maharashtra+to:Ahmedabad,+Gujarat+to:Jaipur,+Rajasthan+to:New+Delhi,+Delhi&hl=en&sll=16.0188,75.230305&sspn=6.406679,9.876709&geocode=FU_uxQAdw_-fBCltTrTJcBauOzHgT35R6MPf-A%3BFW6ZGgEd6PZmBCkBEUZnLr_COzFD456dv0ONgg%3BFY8vIgEdZLJXBCnB7URmMMbnOzFpjGSNj-2kXQ%3BFVCOXwEd9ERTBClJ1Fu6ioReOTEWZU9hEd3OTw%3BFYi4mgEdKOCEBCmB4ldM30psOTEJLvIMOsbhDA%3BFazwtAEdAFyaBCkttn40W_0MOTHOTSBOSbfCUg&mra=ls&z=5...

Travel in India: Goa trip in August, goa, goa beach parties
goa, goa beach parties, goa in monsoons: Hi Parth, Goa would definitely be experiencing heavy rains, sometimes continusously, during this period and it is up to you if you want to enjoy the beach when rain is falling or not. About the party scene on the beaches I m not aware of this as I m quite...

Travel in India: Getting around, trains in india, east coast of india
trains in india, east coast of india: Hi Tobias, November is a reasonably pleasant month in India from a climate point of view - especially New Delhi. For your trip along the East Coast, I have to be frank and tell you that I have not travelled in that part of the country. I also don t know...

Travel in India: feasibility of travelling in November, manali, feasibility
manali, feasibility: I d advice against doing that, especially since you have a two year old with you. Kulumanali is good in Sept-Jan, if you want to experience Snow. It s going to be really cold otherwise and not fun to tag along a child in extreme tempreatures. See this link...

Travel in India: Kerala Tour 25Nov-1 Dec, honeymoon trip, allepey
honeymoon trip, allepey, informative website: Hi - you have asked very specific questions that perhaps a tour operator can answer best. AFAIK, Kerala experiences North East Monsoon as well, but it should dry out by end December. Anyway, Kerala tourism has a very informative website that you should...

Travel in India: About weather in South India, south india tour, natural beauties
south india tour, natural beauties, tuticorin: Hi Amit, It depends on how you wish to spend your time here. Karnataka receives rain from South-West winds, while eastern parts of Tamil Nadu receive only via North East winds. In TN this season, it has rained occassionally, but not too heavy as of yet....

Travel in India: India Tour, tour operators in india, outbound tour
Travel in India: India Tour, tour operators in india, outbound tour, luxury tours

Travel in India: India Tour, best travel agency, cultural festivals
best travel agency, cultural festivals, india tour: It depends on your taste, whether you wants to see wildlife or temples and religious places or cultural festivals or mixture of all of them. For ex. Snow has started in Kashmir. Many scenic places in Rajasthan and Gujarat (incl. wildlife), Kerala, Tamilnadu...

Travel in India: Jeepney, public transportation vehicles, investigatory report
public transportation vehicles, investigatory report, private vehicles: 1. can you identify some human driving behavior disorders that exist? Traffic police is corrupt, inefficient. So people don t obey the traffic and lane driving rules. 2. are there public vehicle that are risky in other country? I don t understand this...

Travel in India: questions about driving behavior, public transportation vehicles, investigatory report
public transportation vehicles, investigatory report, private vehicles: 1. can you identify some human driving behavior disorders that exist? Traffic police is corrupt, inefficient. So people don t obey the traffic and lane driving rules. 2. are there public vehicle that are risky in other country? I don t understand this...

Travel in India: Buses from Pushkar, transport timetable, state governments
transport timetable, state governments, hi john: Hi John, Road transport in India comes under respective state governments. So I tried googling rajasthan state transport timetable , rajasthan bus schedules , rajasthan road transport booking , rajasthan bus online booking and came up with a few websites....

Travel in India: Delhi--getting around, Delhi, Indian names
Delhi, Indian names: Hello Amy, There is no single site that can provide you such maps. The best way is to use Google Maps and Wikimaps, and also consult GPS if you need to find your way. Let me explain the meanings of above words: 1. Ganj: (like Paharganj, Patparganj...

Travel in India: India Tour, kerla, india tour
kerla, india tour, saarc countries: Hi, Two weeks is too small a period to plan a tour of Goa, Kerala, Tibet and Bhutan. Especially if you re a backpacker and intend to use cheaper and slower travelling means like railways. India is a large country and it takes days sometimes to get from...

Travel in India: Tour to kerala, Kerala, Tamil Nadu
Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Monsoon: Hello Diptendu Monsoons during July normally keep away from Tamil Nadu but do affect Kerala a lot. So let me answer your question in detail: Munnar would be very wet and cloudy during this time. Ooty shall be alright (not too wet). Madurai and Rameshwaram...

Travel in India: Travel in India in June., india in summer, indian monsoon
india in summer, indian monsoon: Hi Kynan, To be very honest, June is definitely NOT the best time to visit India. It will be terribly hot in all the places that you mention and the monsoon would have just hit the western coast - Bombay and Goa. So in addition to being hot, it will also...

Travel in India: Trip to Kerala, travel guide book, rameswaram
travel guide book, rameswaram, intelligent decision: If you go thru the travle book, you will get all information about the weather in the region at any particular time of the year and be able to make an intelligent decision regarding your back-pack. If your concern is what will happen to your backpack if it...

Travel in India: weather end of July in Amritsar, Chamba, Kashmir, Srinagar
Kashmir, Srinagar, Leh: Salut Hungratto I apologize for the late response; it is the festive season in India and I was away from my email. As you said yourself, July is certainly not the best time to visit India because of the monsoons. Nevertheless, consider the following...

Travel in India: hemkunt sahib, hemkund sahib
hemkund sahib: Hello Harjit, I assume you are a SIKH and would be undertaking this trek as a pilgrimage. If you are planning to take children below 4 years for this trip, you should be really well prepared as it is a very difficult trek unless you are used to living in...

Travel in India: India too modern, too fast? Shopping malls, supermarkets, high tech, drinking, partying, kissing in public? CRAZY!!!, tata cars, taxi cabs
tata cars, taxi cabs, culture clashes: Sorry for the late reply. I got busy with something and couldn t log into my account. I think we already had discussed this topic. You re the same lady whose parents are telling her to marry the Bengali guy from India, right? My opinion still remains that...

Travel in India: Best place for tourism in August, kerala backwaters, gopalpur on sea
kerala backwaters, gopalpur on sea, waynad: Try the Sunderbans, Dighi beach or the beaches of Odisha - Gopalpur on Sea. If you want to venture out of East India then you could try the hill stations of Kodaikanal or Connoor in Tamil Nadu. Kerala backwaters is also a good option although rainy - but then...

Travel in India: Honeymoon to India and Nepal, fellow tourists, trip types
fellow tourists, trip types, beaten path: Hi Aaron, I already answered your question on India...and the same would apply here. Get another guide book on Nepal. Just be warned that August is when the monsoon is at its peak in India and it also rains in Nepal. I m not discouraging you but just that...

Travel in India: Honeymoon to India and Nepal, honeymoon in India
honeymoon in India: Hi Aaron, My best advice to you, given that India is such a vast and varied country, would be to get to know more about India by going thru a travel guide book like the LONELY PLANET. That way you will be able to take decisions on your own keeping in mind...

Travel in India: Bus from Macleodganj (Dharamsala) to Mandi, himachal pradesh bus schedules
himachal pradesh bus schedules: Dear Olga, I googled bus schedules himachal pradesh india and there were several links that came up. The most useful appeared to be this one from MakeMyTrip.com - http://www.makemytrip.com/bus-tickets/punbus-punjab-roadways-chandigarh-jammu.html ...

Travel in India: Tour suggestions, ancient temples, ancient heritage
Travel in India: Tour suggestions, ancient temples, ancient heritage, tourist places

Travel in India: Tour suggestions, lonely planet india, white water rafting
lonely planet india, white water rafting, indian cusine: Hi, I can suggest two places - Uttarakhand near Rishikesh where there are many camps for white water rafting and Himachal Pradesh near Palampur where you can get a chance to para-sail and para-glide. Be mindful of the fact that in mid-August the monsoon...

Travel in India: Best Honeymoon Destination in rain season, best honeymoon destination, honeymoon trip
best honeymoon destination, honeymoon trip, road journey: Hi Shrikant, If you are from Mumbai and planning a 4-day Honeymoon on a budget of Rs 30,000 then I would suggest Matheran, Mahabaleshwar or Panchgani. If you are willing to travel a little further then Coonoor (near Ooty) would be a good destination. There...

Travel in India: c, naukri com, prospective job
naukri com, prospective job, job seekers: Hi J, Naukri.com is a very popular jobsite in India and I would recommend that you go thru it to see for yourself whether it suits you. Otherwise monster.com is also widely advertised in India for prospective job seekers. With regard to on-line socialising...

Travel in India: Honeymoon destination in August month, Honeymoon, August
Honeymoon, August: Hi Shrikant, I m extremely sorry for the late reply. I ve been away for a vacation, and I wouldn t be able to follow this up. August is beset with problems due to the monsoons, especially if you want to visit the himalayas. But since you have no other...

Travel in India: Traveling to Sikkim in August, sikkim in august
sikkim in august: Hi John, I think you should be fine. Just cater for road blocks in your timings in case they occur. The road is a strategic road to maintain links with the border and therefore the road blocks are cleared quickly to resume vehicular traffic. I would...

Travel in India: Offer for renting an apartment in Chandigarh, foreigner tourists, country hope
foreigner tourists, country hope, renting an apartment: They have various packages ranging from free for limited period of time to paid for extended period of time and with or without photos. You have to pay by credit card and response will come to your email. Charges vary from website to website. Hope this...

Travel in India: India in June, elephant park, kerla
Travel in India: India in June, elephant park, kerla, coffee plantation

Travel in India: India in June, Kerala, Monsoons
Kerala, Monsoons, Ayurveda: Hello Lara, You can enjoy Kerala in June provided you don t mind frequent rains. It rains a lot in this season and you will experience typically warm and wet equatorial weather. I cannot advise you about hotels since it is outside my expertise. But Vivanta...

Travel in India: TOUR OF KERALA, kerala in the monsoons, kerala
kerala in the monsoons, kerala: Dear Arun, The monsoons hit Kerala usually in the first week of Jun. Therefore, the time you are there in Kerala is likely to be very hot and humid. You will have to put up with this or change your dates to later in the year in Dec-Jan when the weather...

Travel in India: Unmarried Indian women
sorry this whole email alert setting went out of my notice. to answer the question- in general what has improved in India since 2001 - internet/ mobile/ ATM network improved. - security little better. - inflation increased- be it rickshaw fares, hotels,...

Travel in India: barbers and customs, Indian culture, traditions
Indian culture, traditions, customs: Hi Demetrius, You ve got a really good sense of humour, I must say. (now don t take THIS as a joke!). Fortunately, I have the answers :) 1. Yes, the Indian head massages are popular and very common as well. Even better if you re bald! Most barbers (read,...

Travel in India: honeymoon in mid july, dnt, water sports
Travel in India: honeymoon in mid july, dnt, water sports, beaches

Travel in India: TOUR OF SHIMLA
Travel in India: TOUR OF SHIMLA

Travel in India: honeymoon in mid july, andaman islands, fabulous beaches
andaman islands, fabulous beaches, pahalgam: Hi Abhijeet, In that case, you shouldn t think about Andamans or Coorg as they would be experiencing heavy rains. I would suggest Pahalgam, Dalhousie or Pondicherry, if you want to avoid rains as much as possible. Choose the former two if you prefer...

Travel in India: TOUR OF SHIMLA, Shimla, Manali
Shimla, Manali, Toy train: Dear Arun, For Shimla, you can take the Shivalik Express which leaves from Kalka after the Howrah-Kalka mail arrives in Kalka at 5:00 am. You ll need to book tickets well in advance. I don t think flights are available for Shimla presently. Further,...

Travel in India: child, hemkund, hemkund trek with babies
hemkund, hemkund trek with babies: Hello Abhijit, It is entirely possible to take your 3-year old on this trip, but be warned that it is a very tough trek with rain almost inevitable during the trek. It can also get very cold, misty and moist. You will be climbing to a height of about 13,000...

Travel in India: Weekends trips from Delhi
Travel in India: Weekends trips from Delhi

Travel in India: Weekends trips from Delhi, Monsoon
Monsoon: Hi Anubhav, If you plan to Goa, then definitely do that before the arrival of monsoons there. Once the Monsoon strikes the peninsula, there would be huge waves near the Goan coast and the sea experience won t be good. Therefore, keep track of the Met department...

Travel in India: Question
Travel in India: Question

Travel in India: Question
Good morning Christina, Apologies for the late reply, I couldnot check the mail for a few days. The answer is both yes and no yes, everyone loves cricket- in Northern and Western states of India. (Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Mumbai, et al) But people in...

Travel in India: 5 days in India at the end of July, welcome reprieve, going to india
welcome reprieve, going to india, indian tradition: Hi Anya, First of all, I apologize for a late reply. I am touring Germany right now with family and internet access has been either not available or very expensive to use. For the time of the year you will be in Delhi, it is best to stick to the north...

Travel in India: 6 day travel to North-East India in June, lonely planet india, north east india
lonely planet india, north east india, single traveller: Hello Ranjana, My suggestion is that you arm yourself with the latest edition of Lonely Planet – India. In my experience these books have the best possible information on almost every aspect of travel in the country (trekking, backpacking, group travel,...

Travel in India: Accommodation in Gurgaon: August 06, guest accomodations, delhi news
guest accomodations, delhi news, tight budget: Hi Monika, That would be a pretty tight budget for the area. I m myself putting up in gurgaon and quiet far from the centre of things and I pay 9k for a flat. I guess a working women s hostel might be something that would be suitable for u, where r u presently...

Travel in India: Agra climate in Late Aug., weather and climate, taj agra
weather and climate, taj agra, weather forecasting: Hello, Since I m not a weather forecasting agency I will not be able to tell you the weather on Fri, Aug 31 at Agra. You can check this fact from the Internet a few days before your departure. However, you can be reasonably sure that it will be pretty hot...

Travel in India: Getting to Agra from Gurgaon, local travel, setting sun
local travel, setting sun, day trip: Hi Jessie, For your day trip I would recommend you to go by road from Gurgaon. There are local travel agencies that do operate on the route however I would recommend that you take a car from the hotel where u stay and also start early (around 5:00am) If...

Travel in India: Agra, fatehpur sikri, tourist guidebook
fatehpur sikri, tourist guidebook, foreigner: Hi Mohammad, Personally, I enjoyed Agra as I would enjoy any other city. The question you pose could be best answered by a foreigner for only he/she can tell whether or not the treatment to him was at par. However, I can tell that the city thrives on tourism,...

Travel in India: Ahmedabad to Jaiselmer, palanpur, dissa
palanpur, dissa, delayed response: Dear Ami, Sorry for the delayed response as was not able to access my computer for a long time. The trip is excellent in terms of road as it is not a very crowded route and the roads are good and at some places excellent. As this road does not have...

Travel in India: Air travel in India, metro routes, travel coupons
metro routes, travel coupons, air india: Well com[aratively the air travel is not as cheap as it is in the US or the West. More for the fact that it is still a semi-controlled domain. Approximately it would work out to around approximately between US$ 0.11 to around $0.15. Apart from this Air...

Travel in India: ATMs & electrical outlets, traveller cheques, debit credit card
traveller cheques, debit credit card, atm cards: Hi Alan, ATM cards for cirrus, pulse and star are widely available, atleast in the metro cities but if you plan to use an ATM from another country there is an additional charge, you may want to check in advance with your bank about those rates. I would...

Travel in India: August in dehli, hotel choices, transportation choices
hotel choices, transportation choices, colonial hotel: Hi Lana, Sorry for the delay in reply as I was travelling myself. Monsoon season in Delhi in august would be more humid than wet. So you might want to consider your accomodation and transportation choices accordingly, to have airconditioning preferably....

Travel in India: August Honeymoon in Rajasthan?, ovt, dear sarah
ovt, dear sarah, north india: Dear Sarah, It will be slightly hot in August but the worst gets over by July begining and Desert is a nice place to visit post rains... A few weeks with $75 to $ 150 a day should suffice. I am giving you a list of good heritage hotels some costlier and...

Travel in India: August tourism for a family, kulu manali, india rajasthan
kulu manali, india rajasthan, rudraprayag: Hi Christina, You are looking to go to just the best place in India. Rajasthan is a magnificient region with great history. In August, it is the monsoon season there, but it is still hot and ofcourse humid. Here s how it is in Rajasthan thru the year :...

Travel in India: adventures girls, safe travels, voluntary organisations
safe travels, voluntary organisations, girls age: Hello Adventures (adventurous?) Girls, I have no idea about voluntary organisations in Madras that need the services of a medical student and an adventurous girl. All I can say is that there are not too many reputable voluntary organisations and it is best...

Travel in India: ahmedabad to rajasthan, appitite, pokhran
appitite, pokhran, nuclear tests: Hi Kaushi, This is a good time to travel to Rajasthan by road. There are lots of small forts lining up various highways and I suggest that you try and visit as many as you can. Some will be good while others may not meet your expectations. You can try...

Travel in India: air security while travelling, south east asia, tourism in india
south east asia, tourism in india, air security: Normally I would not take a question like this as this is not related to tourism in India. All I can say to you is that fear of travelling by air in India should be no more than any other part of the world - since India is no more a target of mid-air terrorism...

Travel in India: About a air ticket to India, indian travel agent, klm air
indian travel agent, klm air, air ticket to india: Hello Priya, The best thing to do would be to contact an Indian travel agent. Those agents are hooked up to consolidators who purchase seats in bulk from the airlines and pass it on to travellers for a good discount. You should be able to find an Indian...

Travel in India: air travel in india, toyota qualis, iternary
toyota qualis, iternary, travel agent in india: Hi, The North is a good place to visit at this time since the climate is comfortable-to-cold depending upon the place, but atleast not hot as it is in summer. I recommend that you expand your iternary more in Rajasthan apart from Jaipur and spend as many...

Travel in India: august 1 to september 6, coming to india, train journey
coming to india, train journey, overnight train: Hi Frank, Don t worry too much about getting encephilitis shots. Nobody I know gets them before coming to India. But there may be some mandatory ones that you may have to get - the embassy where you get the visa should be able to advise you on this. If...

Travel in India: august/september travel - northern india, northern india, northern areas
northern india, northern areas, august and september: Hi Stuart, sorry for the delay in response as I m myself presently travelling! For mid August - september, I would suggest that you visit Manali, Rohtang pass, Chamba and then in a different direction go to Jaipur and Udaipur. If you are keen then...

Travel in India: Where to go in august?, rich culture, culture and history
rich culture, culture and history, darjeeling: Hi Karmen, For August and monsoons, I would suggest going to Rajasthan - jaipur, udaipur, jodhpur etc depending on how many days you plan to stay for your vacation. Rajasthan for the most part of the year it really hot but during the monsoons, its a good...

Travel in India: Backpacking in India, sudder street, bangladesh biman
sudder street, bangladesh biman, backpacking in india: HI; When you fly from Calcutta to Bangkok would you like a stopover in Myanmar ( Burma) ? Lots of travellers do & it s not much more expensive ! I think you ll be looking at about 250$ per person for the airfare...but this price is not really up to date...

Travel in India: Bangalore to Pondicherry, hold ups, folm
hold ups, folm, bus ride: I would take the main road to Chennai, then the madurai road turning off for Pondicherry after about 200 km. There was a very funny folm about a bus ride from Madras to Pondicherry . Hilariouws but that s no help to you. Road good all the way. Time...

Travel in India: Bangalore, time in india, private driver
time in india, private driver, shortest route: Dear Monde, Well the safest and most reliable way would be to book a pre paid cab from the Airport Counter as all these drivers are registered with the Airport Authority and another plus would be that since it is a fixed rate, you need not haggle with the...

Travel in India: Begging, indian citizens, travelling to india
indian citizens, travelling to india, poverty levels: Hi Dana, I realized we have some unfinished business. The Indian society is very free about clothing for both Indian citizens and foreign tourists. So you can feel free to wear whatever you want. If you wear Salwaar-Kameez, you will even find some people...

Travel in India: Best Available Transporation, rajasthantourism, jain temples
rajasthantourism, jain temples, indian airlines: Dear Marly, The road network in these cities in Rajasthan is very good and there are no flight connection between these cities. You can also look at: Rajasthan Tourism Website http://www.rajasthantourism.gov.in/destinations/jaisalmer/jaisalmerhowtoreach.htm#...

Travel in India: Best way to fly to India, going to india, national airline
going to india, national airline, phillipines: Hi Bong, Excellent decision to visit India. If this is your firs visit, you are bound to get thrilled. If you have gone there before (doesnt appear) then expand your horizons and try something else this time as the country is a never ending land of wonders....

Travel in India: Bicyling in Gujarat, bird santuary, bicyle shops
bird santuary, bicyle shops, bicycle trip: Dear Imogen, http://www.murugappa.com/0_media_centre/releases/200605may/20060510_ti.htm This is a good shop and the site has the telephone numbers of contact persons also. Otherwise you can find some good shops in Panchwati area on C G Road. If the...

Travel in India: Biking around the coast, lonely planet india, historical landmarks
lonely planet india, historical landmarks, girlfrind: Hello Louis, I know the West Coast of India better than the Eastern and therefore I can give you some tips on that part of the country. However, 3 - 4 months should give you enough time to do both coasts. Although the Western Coast is more touristy...

Travel in India: BRAVO ZULU, bravo zulu, yor
bravo zulu, yor, fan club: I can send you a pdf file if you can let me know how you are, how you learnt about the article and your email ID. (Just wanted to check out on my fan-club ;-)) You can email me at nileshkorgaokar@yahoo.com or nileshkorgaokar@msn.com Ciao and take care....

Travel in India: Business etiquette and attire?, semi formal attire, daytime temps
semi formal attire, daytime temps, business etiquette: The weather is Pune and Bangalore will be a little bit cool in the late evening and early morning so you may want to pack one sweater or light jacket. The daytime temps are quite warm. If these meetings are at corporate offices, then semi formal attire should...

Travel in India: Business+ Pleasure Trip Sept, holiday in goa, road journey
holiday in goa, road journey, pleasure trip: Dear Karen, Thanks for going through the previous answers.... Goa is the best option for a good beach holiday and history, food, culture and off beat places are there in both North and South India. You have seven days at hand and beach holiday in...

Travel in India: backpacking in india from 26 july to 1 september, backpacking in india, indian himalayas
backpacking in india, indian himalayas, lonely planets: Hi, Try Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal. Both are mountainous states with plenty of trekking. The time between July and September would be ideal as the monsoons would have abated from their traditional fury and the moutains would be fresh and clean. ...

Travel in India: backpacking in rishikesh, rishikesh, ashrams
rishikesh, ashrams, hippy: Yes there are lot of hippies around Rishikesh... Most of them come seeking Nirvana.. Rishikesh in itself is a small place and there is no such area where there is such settlements.... there are Ashrams where some foreigners also stay.. Cost will totally...

Travel in India: backpacking, lonely planet publications, enjoyable journey
lonely planet publications, enjoyable journey, good travel: Hello Gabriel, Two weeks is too short a time to cover a vast country like India. I would advise you to buy a good travel book on India that basically advises backpackers like you on all the fundamentals of undertaking such travels in India - Lonely Planet,...

Travel in India: Off-beat beaches, lonely planet india, andaman and nicobar islands
lonely planet india, andaman and nicobar islands, indian peninsula: Hi Doug, I would definitely urge you to purchase the latest edition of the LONELY PLANET INDIA GUIDE or a similar book like Foddors, Rough Guide, Lets Go...Check if any of these has a speial SOUTH INDIA edition...that would suit your trip much better. ...

Travel in India: budget travel in India, travelling in india, afraid your question
travelling in india, afraid your question, manila philippines: Hello Ranjit, I m afraid your question on how to travel in India it too broad to answer on this forum. I suggest you pick a good guide book on India - like Lonely Planet and then decide yourself how you would like to travel in India. Hope this helps....

Travel in India: Where can I buy jewelry, saris..., sudder, rajastan
sudder, rajastan, ganj: In Delhi you can check out the local markets at Pahar Ganj, Jor Bagh, Sudder Bazar and janakpuri for Sari s Musical instruments you ll find in the old part of Delhi around Chauri Bazar Jewellery you ll be better off in Jaipur ( Rajastan) just a short train...

Travel in India: Camel Camp near Jaiselmer or Jodhpur, jaiselmer, osian
jaiselmer, osian, deserted highway: Dear Sheetal, You can take your decision based on the fact whether you wish to travel all the way to Jaisalmer from Jodhpur or shorten your journey till Jodhpur and go to Osian that is just 60 kms from there. Both the places are good and it is very...

Travel in India: China to Tibet to Nepal to India, india section, lijiang
india section, lijiang, chengdu: The first questions mostly pertain to China ( this is India section) but you should be able to fly to Lijang. There are daily buses from KTM to Patna, then take the train to Varanasi. Get your visas before you cross that border. Many flights Delhi to BKK -...

Travel in India: Cities to Avoid in August?, monsoons in india, flodding
monsoons in india, flodding, everyday all day: Hi, I do not think that monsoons in India should affect your business in anyway, incl the transportation of goods. This year, there have been drought like conditions in about half of India s districts since there hasn t been much rain at all. Have a...

Travel in India: Climate and sights, hemisphere countries, northern hemisphere
hemisphere countries, northern hemisphere, golden triangle: Hi again, A guide is always a good idea to help us better understand what we are seeing. There should be many tour and travel agencies in Delhi and Agra who should be able to connect you with a guide. However, in general, there are specialized (local)...

Travel in India: Cycling Manali to Leh, social networking sites, rough mountain
social networking sites, rough mountain, cycling tour: Hi Manish, I would recommend that you make the plans for cycling to Leh from Manali in August. September would be late, weatherwise. Also, knowing the terrain, I would recommend that you attempt this only if u have a good amount of rough mountain cycling...

Travel in India: calcutta, indian rupees, hot dishes
indian rupees, hot dishes, happy journey: Hello Lois, I will try to give you some tips on travel in India, although I do not have any special tips for Calcutta. What ever I write below is applicable to Calcutta as well. 1) A lot of people complain about various infections while visiting India,...

Travel in India: how to carry money, indira gandhi, coin purse
indira gandhi, coin purse, freedom movement: hi again, Salwar kameez pants don t usually have pockets. Maybe you can keep a small amount of money in your backpack. the bills sizes vary but they are appx 3in x 7in and folded up are like a $ bill folded. I m not too familiar with Delhi but one...

Travel in India: clothing, indian clothes, western clothes
indian clothes, western clothes, indian outfits: If you re flying into New Delhi or Mumbai then you could shop there for Indian outfits. A store called FabIndia is what I recommend to people for inexpensive but attractive clothes. Of course every town in India has shopping markets where you can go to too....

Travel in India: coorg travel in june?, home stays, dampener
home stays, dampener, med students: Dear Nishath, Sorry for the delay in replying... With the delayed monsoons there are chances that Coorg will be very wet during the period that you are mentioning.. and the road conditions are not too good anyways, but being students you wish to go on an...

Travel in India: Delhi- Agra- Jaipur- Delhi, lonely planets guide, air sahara
lonely planets guide, air sahara, itdc: Hi, Delhi-Agra-Jaipur-Delhi form a triangle and is a very well frequented travel tour for tourists, it is definitely feasible in a week s time, however I would recommend that u spend at max 2 days at agra and 3-5 days in Jaipur(depending if u want to travel...

Travel in India: Delhi-Agra-Jaipur, golden triangle, chittorgarh
golden triangle, chittorgarh, kullu: Hey Meg, Well, it is difficult to make a decision for you but I can give you some points to ponder. You can start from Delhi, go to Agra and then to Jaipur. Instead of going back to Delhi from Jaipur, you can go to Udaipur. This way you can also get...

Travel in India: Delhi in August with family, afternoon rains, random places
afternoon rains, random places, place hotel: hi Ken, By August, typically, the monsoon would not be a problem especially in the areas you mentioned. You might want to check for Bodh Gaya though, since Bihar sometimes gets floods, it has an extremely low probability but once u are here, just check...

Travel in India: Delhi & Gurgaon, transportation safety tips, hotel maurya sheraton
transportation safety tips, hotel maurya sheraton, best luxury hotel: Hi Jennifer, Well u are choosing here amongst the best! Trident is the newest and as of now the best luxury hotel in the Delhi region. When u look at it from outside it very hard to imagine the richness inside, it has been built slightly below the ground...

Travel in India: Delhi, karol bagh, delhi haat
karol bagh, delhi haat, connaught place: hi Annette, Delhi haat would be the place to shop for indian handicrafts and things for home, the Santushti shopping complex and South extension markets are for sarees and shawl, santushti being more exclusive. In south ex checkout the saree shop called...

Travel in India: Distance and Time between places, safe journey, economic boom
safe journey, economic boom, approach road: Dear Penny, Sorry for the delay in responding... The road condition on most of the routes mentioned by you is pretty good by Indian Standards and actually roads are improving all across with the economic boom that the country is having currently. You...

Travel in India: dalhousie in first week of july, khajjiar, enjoyable tour
khajjiar, enjoyable tour, tourism in himachal pradesh: Hello Kuldeep, You can visit both Dalhousie and Khajjiar. The former is a small town while Khajjiar is more of a high altitude meadow and favoured by trekkers. For more information on these two places and on tourism in Himachal Pradesh in general please...

Travel in India: delhi-calcotta august 07, wettest place on earth, cherrapunjee
wettest place on earth, cherrapunjee, inida: Dear Fabian Its my pleasure to be of help to you.. August will be pick of Monsoon in East India. And Monsoon in East Inida Brings in a lot of Rain. Depending on your luck you could be in Knee or neck deep water even in Kolkata City on given day. If you...

Travel in India: dharmashala, hotel tibet, mc leod
hotel tibet, mc leod, darndest time: HI; First of all it will not be easy to get an Indian visa for longer than 6 months. Dharamsala has plenty of houses for rent; but you will have to be there to locate them. The best place to start looking from will be hotel Tibet right in the centre of...

Travel in India: how to dress, traveling in india, tank tops
traveling in india, tank tops, travelling by train: Hi Dana, It s a good idea to wear a salwar kameez while travelling since it s so comfortable. When it s colder, many women simply pull a sweater over the top of the outfit. It s a good idea to layer since during the day when it s sunny it will be warm...

Travel in India: how to dress, salwar kameez, long skirts
salwar kameez, long skirts, third world country: dear dana, if you ve never worn a saree before it might not be the easiest thing to learn how to drape and wear throughout a holiday. Urban India is VERY cosmopolitan and now even the well known rural travel spots have seen women in western wear. pants,...

Travel in India: drinking water, bottled drinking water, aquafina
bottled drinking water, aquafina, international brands: I would recommend bottled drinking water as well during your travels throughout India. There are several reputed brands available at almost all corner stores in the length and breadth of the country such as Kinley and Aquafina.. 5 star Hotels would even stock...

Travel in India: educational, payment basis, english medium
payment basis, english medium, english communication: Dear Jacqueline I have gone through your querry. Please note that India provides good education facilities including medicine. In india 5 years ( 4+1)are required to complete a doctor degree. Enterence is quite tough and competative. Enrollment in medical...

Travel in India: end of september, vijayanagara, hospet
vijayanagara, hospet, hiking shoes: Hello Julia, September is pretty hot and humid at any place in India especially in the north and around Delhi. If you want to avoid the heat you should head for the mountains north of Delhi. As you say you also want to do some hiking, then the mountains...

Travel in India: Family trip to Tibet, Nepal and India, tibet nepal, potala palace
tibet nepal, potala palace, tea plantation: Hello David, Thanks for your email. At the outset let me confess that this does sound like a lot to achieve in 15 days and you may not get to enjoy the essence of all these places. However let me try to give you the answers as best as I can and then leave...

Travel in India: Flights, china airlines, exact details
china airlines, exact details, local travel: Hello James, It is possible to fly from New Delhi to Beijing direct. I don t know the airline or the frequency of the flights but I think it is CHINA AIRLINES. You could check with the local travel agent who should be able to provide you with the exact...

Travel in India: Foreign Tourists in Agra, tourist spots in india, yahoo maps
tourist spots in india, yahoo maps, maquest: I live in the USA, where we have facilities like Yahoo Maps and Mapquest to guide us to wherever we want to go to. Americans are used to using such facility to determine their travel routes while going from city to city, or travelling within a city itself....

Travel in India: Air travel in India
Travel in India: Air travel in India

Travel in India: August tourism for a family, kashi vishwanath, bhu university
Travel in India: August tourism for a family, kashi vishwanath, bhu university, sarnath

Travel in India: Backpacking in India, garhwal, de jong
Travel in India: Backpacking in India, garhwal, de jong, kashmir

Travel in India: backpacking in rishikesh, holy river ganges, natural greenery
Travel in India: backpacking in rishikesh, holy river ganges, natural greenery, mythological significance

Travel in India: India backpacking 17th august- 21st september, time ally, mubai
Travel in India: India backpacking 17th august- 21st september, time ally, mubai, pushkar

Travel in India: India during monsoon season, intresting places, mumbai floods
Travel in India: India during monsoon season, intresting places, mumbai floods, sikkim

Travel in India: India in July, jammu and kashmir, himachal pradesh
Travel in India: India in July, jammu and kashmir, himachal pradesh, northern india

Travel in India: Jaisalmer airport, jaisalmer, jsa
Travel in India: Jaisalmer airport, jaisalmer, jsa, indian airways

Travel in India: Loul Spiti Info, kullu manali, tandi
Travel in India: Loul Spiti Info, kullu manali, tandi

Travel in India: Shoes During Monsoon Season, water proof, monsoon
Travel in India: Shoes During Monsoon Season, water proof, monsoon, shoes

Travel in India: Travel during August , Independence day holidays
Travel in India: Travel during August , Independence day holidays

Travel in India: Travel in India in August, delightful places, nilgiris
Travel in India: Travel in India in August, delightful places, nilgiris, equator

Travel in India: Travel in June to Rajasthan- Single traveller., decent air, cheap option
Travel in India: Travel in June to Rajasthan- Single traveller., decent air, cheap option, yatra

Travel in India: Travel to Tibet, flora and fauna, local flora and fauna
Travel in India: Travel to Tibet, flora and fauna, local flora and fauna, government of nepal

Travel in India: Travelling to coorg
Travel in India: Travelling to coorg

Travel in India: travel in August-September, right time
Travel in India: travel in August-September, right time

Travel in India: travelling to india in june/july, helicopter charter services, private helicopter
Travel in India: travelling to india in june/july, helicopter charter services, private helicopter, pawan hans

Travel in India: Udaipur / Electrical converters, step up converter, appliances
Travel in India: Udaipur / Electrical converters, step up converter, appliances, india

Travel in India: Weather in India in June, July,August, south america
Travel in India: Weather in India in June, July,August, south america

Travel in India: We are a family of 5 (2 adults..., e mail adress, happy travels
e mail adress, happy travels, christmas season: Hi Vanessa; Nice you re based in Indonesia so you have at least some idea of what The East is about. India is still more chaotic than Indonesia. Are you planning to fly into Delhi ? If so; I could put you in touch with a dear friend of mine who could...

Travel in India: family trip to Simla &Manali, manali, family trip
manali, family trip, great trip: Dear Riti, Yes you sure can visit these two places during the dates given by you. There could be some rains in the region during the time that you have indicated and the weather will be pleasant and cool, but not really unbearable cold. The maximum temperature...

Travel in India: finding a college-age group to travel with now, chinmaya mission, volunteer assignment
chinmaya mission, volunteer assignment, awareness camps: Hi Cynthia, I m not aware of youth groups where specifically for travel purposes but there are 2 options I would recommend. She can get in contact with chinmaya mission Delhi (www.chinmayamission.org) they have various youth awareness camps which she can...

Travel in India: foreigners in India, rickshaw drivers, yahoo maps
rickshaw drivers, yahoo maps, visiting india: Hi there, Foreign tourists can face a multitude of issues in India, but knowing about those issues in advance certainly helps a great deal. 1) Transportation : Railway tickets should be booked in advance. There is no mapquest or Yahoo Maps for India,...

Travel in India: GOA AND MOUNT ABU, RAJASTAN, monsoon season, hillstation
monsoon season, hillstation, mount abu: Hi Maureen, Retiring in India has got its pluses and minuses, I presume you have already made a visit to India before u are making this decision, if not then I would strongly advise you to make one and only then decide. As for the choice of place for...

Travel in India: GOA AND MOUNT ABU, RAJASTAN, mount abu, beach destination
mount abu, beach destination, closest airport: Nice to hear from you about your interest in retiring to India. Both the places mentioned by you have its own attractions.Goa is a beach destination and vibrant people. It is used to be a portugese colony before and the european effects can still be seen there....

Travel in India: GOA AND MOUNT ABU, RAJASTAN, buying property in india, property in india
buying property in india, property in india, mount abu: Hi Maureen, I m afraid I have never been to Mount Abu although I have been to Goa several times. I wonder if you have been to India before and experienced these palces first-hand or just going by recommendations of friends who have been here. I would...

Travel in India: GOA AND MOUNT ABU, RAJASTAN, mountain person, beach person
mountain person, beach person, numerous flights: Dear Maureen, I dont have the expertise on sale and purchase of land in India, but can help you with the travel part. Mt. Abu can be travelled to from Jodhpur which is about 250 KMS from Abu and Ahmedabad which is about 240 KMS give or take a few KMS. ...

Travel in India: GOA AND MOUNT ABU, RAJASTAN, mount abu, cabbie
mount abu, cabbie, goa: Hello, After reading your question, my instintive reaction was to say that this is beyond my expertise - I cannot tell how to purchase property or where to retire. However, I will provide you with whatever information I have to help you travel or make...

Travel in India: Golden triangle, jaipur jodhpur, desert safari
jaipur jodhpur, desert safari, golden triangle: Dear Ritu, Sorry for the delay in responding and extra good wishes coming your way due to this delay. Jaisalmer, when I last checked does not have regular flights and it is the furthest destination. Jaipur, Agra and Jaipur are linked to Delhi by air...

Travel in India: Gurgaon-Delhi-Agra, hotel options, rate hotel
hotel options, rate hotel, gurgaon: Hi Reeba, I thought I had sent the answer to this question! But it is still showing in my pending list. so here it goes again... For Agra, I would suggest that one night is enough since the worthwhile things to see in Agra are only the tajmahal and the...

Travel in India: Gurgaon, dlf city, delhi haat
dlf city, delhi haat, trident hotel: Melissa, Trident is indeed the finest option for staying, you would definitely enjoy it. Ok, now for the information you can use. For shopping markets and malls, the place to go in Gurgaon is MGF mall and DLF city centre, its the main area where all the...

Travel in India: general knowledge, general knowledge questions, diploma course
general knowledge questions, diploma course, indian author: Dear We appreciate your interest in all experts forum. However, your question was not very clear. I would request you to resend your requirement. If you are looking for the Author, the best Indian author on Tourism is Mr R L Bhatia. He has many books...

Travel in India: HELP NEEDED, tourist buses, delhi tourism
tourist buses, delhi tourism, software engg: Hi Chaitanya, If u are based out of delhi then you can go to ISBT from where a lot of volvo tourist buses leave for Agra, Jaipur etc. They do offer day sight seeing packages aswell. I would also suggest that you go to the delhi tourism website and checkout...

Travel in India: Heading to Nepal around November time....?, nepal tibet, annapurna circuit
nepal tibet, annapurna circuit, inddia: Hello Robin, Thanks for providing me with options on which I can offer comments rather than the usual help me please types that I get regularly where people have no clue absolutely about what they want and want me to choose for them. So here goes and...

Travel in India: Hi NileshI have just read..., lonely planet travel, lonely planet travel guide
lonely planet travel, lonely planet travel guide, happy travel: Hi Nathan, Yes, I am still around and answering questions. Have I been doing this since 2001? - whew, I didn t know that I am that old now! Anyway, jokes apart, India is a huge country with so much diversity that its impossible to answer your question...

Travel in India: Ho neymoon tour in mid July, srinagar kashmir, honeymoon tour
srinagar kashmir, honeymoon tour, hotels in rajasthan: Dear Naveen, Thanks I am doing just fine and hope your plans too come out good for your honeymoon. Srinagar is a good place to be in least some trouble hits you, but that uncertainty too has its own charm. My friends have been there just a week back,...

Travel in India: Honeymoon in August., coffee plantations, nangal dam
coffee plantations, nangal dam, honeymoon resort: Dear AP, A good Honeymoon resort is one where you can spend four days without having to step out in the real world.. and is self sufficient in all manners possible. My first choice would be Ornage County Coorg, it is 250 Kms from Bangalore and is located...

Travel in India: Honeymoon destination for August in India, toursit destinations, honeymoon destination
toursit destinations, honeymoon destination, garhwal: Hi Amit, I think I responded to this before, but for some reason Allexperts system continues to report this as unanswered so I am going to reply again. I recommend region of Garhwal which is now in the newly formed state of Uttarachal. For the time of...

Travel in India: Honeymoon Resort in July and August, yoga guru, honeymoon resort
yoga guru, honeymoon resort, strengthening the immune system: Hi - Resorts and not my expertise but try: Somatheeram Beach Resort: Resort has an exclusive Ayurveda centre, where several rejuvenative therapies based on the vedic science Ayurveda (5000 years-old traditional indigenous body toning practice ) are possible....

Travel in India: help, mosquito repellents, humid weather
mosquito repellents, humid weather, august day: Hi Toby, You can expect some thundershowers and humid weather in August. Day weather can be warm and humid so I would suggest packing cotton clothing and some mosquito repellents. You can take multivitims to boost ur immune system and drink bottled water...

Travel in India: hii am planning a trip..., kingfisher airlines, unforseen reason
kingfisher airlines, unforseen reason, service airline: Dear Michelle, Spicejet is a new no frills airline launched in late May 2005 in India. It is a pretty safe airline as they are flying boing 737 800 aircrafts which are pretty comofrtable. I have myself flown by the airline and it is prettty good for the...

Travel in India: hii am planning a trip..., kingfisher airlines, deccan air
kingfisher airlines, deccan air, low fare tickets: hi Michelle, November would be good time to visit coz of the pleasant weather. For flying between Delhi-goa-mumbai the options are of Spicejet, Deccan Air, Kingfisher Airlines. This seems to be a good time as there is a price war for low fares between these...

Travel in India: honeymoon to India, guide hope, high in the mountains
guide hope, high in the mountains, dirty city: Hello Angie, Yes, it will be very hot and humid during that time. You will also be in the thick of the monsoons when it rains almost everywhere. However, there is no need to be discouraged. Air conditioning can make your travel quite pleasant. If you...

Travel in India: India, malaria pills, malaria tablets
malaria pills, malaria tablets, travelling to india: Hotels will be tight in the bigger cities - btu overall you should be fine. ( not sure hat your budget is) - no innoculations are required. You can opt not to take malaria pills and just be alerted (local newspaper) to any outbreaks. Generally the well touristed...

Travel in India: India in August, abode of the clouds, state of meghalaya
abode of the clouds, state of meghalaya, weather rainfall: Wish you a very happy wedding.. August will be at peak of Monsson or Summer wherever you go in India.. Anywhere in the plains of India would be very hot except for the City of Banglore which has a moderate climate. Your best shot would be Banglore...

Travel in India: India in August, mosquito spray, north india
mosquito spray, north india, great trip: Hi Hadrien, July and August are the months of monsoon in India, though I do not think it would be too much of a concern in the northern parts. I would recommend that if you go during August then you just need to make sure that your travel and accomodation...

Travel in India: India in August, andaman and nicobar islands, andaman and nicobar
andaman and nicobar islands, andaman and nicobar, monsoon season: Rains on and off but again, the other coast ( where the beaches are have a different monsoon season). Always a fun time at the beach but the monsoon is dealable and life goes on. Just go where you want to go and don t fret the monsoon too much. So much to...

Travel in India: India backpacking 17th august- 21st september, trekking in the himalayas, budget backpackers
trekking in the himalayas, budget backpackers, kerala backwaters: Hi, You do have a very ambitious plan drawn up for that time of the year, since monsoons are indeed at peak at that time. And since India isn t a small country, a countrywide travel in that season can be a challenging task. Let me give you some good...

Travel in India: India backpacking 17th august- 21st september, kerala backwaters, travelling in india
kerala backwaters, travelling in india, liesure: You should be fine as the Monsoon is much earlier in the North. I would suggest going to HP, enjoy that area at your liesure, then depending on how much time you have left look at Kerala. Goa is a beach resort area and may be best at the end of your trip...or...

Travel in India: India backpacking 17th august- 21st september, trekking in the himalayas, budget backpackers
trekking in the himalayas, budget backpackers, kerala backwaters: Hi, You do have a very ambitious plan drawn up for that time of the year, since monsoons are indeed at peak at that time. And since India isn t a small country, a countrywide travel in that season can be a challenging task. Let me give you some good...

Travel in India: India during monsoon season, monsoons in india, monsoon season
monsoons in india, monsoon season, north hi: Hi Darren, Monsoons in India commence around the June 15. So I think that by the time you get there in July, the rains should have helped reduce the heat. On the other hand, they can flood some regions and you will do wise by staying away from them. ...

Travel in India: India Itinery, time in mumbai, humid weather
time in mumbai, humid weather, ancient architecture: Hi Sally, The itenerary sounds very much possible, the only thin u need to worry is that July would still be fairly hot especially in Arga and even more in Jaipur. Depending on when the monsoon starts you migh tbe lucky enough to catch some coolness in...

Travel in India: India itinerary, panjim inn, hotel taxi
panjim inn, hotel taxi, l amour: Hello Gary, I think you have a good itinerary and it will not be too rushed for a 7 - 10 day stay in Goa. The distances in Goa are not that great and you will NOT be moving all the time. A taxi is the best way to get to Panaji or Baga from the airport....

Travel in India: India in July, lonely planet india, safe travels
lonely planet india, safe travels, anshu: Hello Anshu, Why should you be afraid of the monsoons? Kerala is a great place even in the monsoons provided you can find a good hotel. Sikkim will definitely be pretty tough on a 6 year old especially for trekking. My suggestion is that you arm yourself...

Travel in India: India in July/August, travelling to india, taking the risk
travelling to india, taking the risk, gulmarg: Hi, I wouldnt recommend staying on the houseboat right now, especially when you plan to travel with family. Not that it is very dangerous, but not worth taking the risk. Instead, I would recommend visiting the high picturusque Gharwal region which is to...

Travel in India: India in July / August, going to india, wont matter
going to india, wont matter, climat: Hi, It will be hot and humid in Bombay, except at the time it rains when it becomes a little cool. Bangalore has the same climate all year -which is about 22 deg celcius - so it wont matter much. I d advise packing light clothes, and buy an umbrella when...

Travel in India: India in July, west coast beaches, indian soil
west coast beaches, indian soil, southwest monsoon: Sadly the monsoon does not arrive with a schedule so while you could have a great month you could also have a very wet month. kerala and goa are two places that are beautiful even in the rains. I m not sure about kerala, but in goa even if it is sunny, swimming...

Travel in India: India June Itinerary, kunming china, iternary
kunming china, iternary, bad weather: Hi Micheal, You re doing the right thing by focussing on the northern India region since that would probably be the best part to explore at this time. I would add the region of Gharwal to your iternary. There are several places to go there and have a great...

Travel in India: India in july and august, landslides in india, rainy season in india
landslides in india, rainy season in india, china tibet: Hello Carroll, The rainy season in India and Nepal lasts till about late Aug - early September although these days it s not easy to predict. This year it is predicted to be normal . July and August see some of the heaviest rains but that does not mean...

Travel in India: India in Late May/June, spiti valley, hymalayas
spiti valley, hymalayas, spending time with family: In terms of safety, Leh is completely safe, it is thankfully totally unaffected by the kashmir side voilence. Leh actually shares borders with China. To get to leh u have 2 routes, one via srinagar and one via manali. The Srinagar route is the risky one in...

Travel in India: India + nepal, rajsthan, jodphur
rajsthan, jodphur, main goals: I would do some more research - Taj is a day trip...explore visits to Rajsthan which will be far more intresting then Nepal ( as you will likley not be trekking) A tour to include Delhi, Agra, Jodphur, Jaiselmet and Udaipur seems a good three week plan. Enjoy...

Travel in India: India - Thiland overland, nepal tibet, bejiing
nepal tibet, bejiing, thiland: Certainly possible - It may be easiest to cross via Laos. You can go form Bejiing by train or better yet, work you way down south and see what borders are open between China and Laos ( this can change) then go from Laos to Thailand via the border and Nong...

Travel in India: India to Tibet, nathu la pass, political uprising
nathu la pass, political uprising, thamel area: Hello, Hopefully by that time Nepal would be more peaceful and stable although I hear that backpackers like you are having no trouble entering Nepal and exiting to Tibet from there. The easiest way to get to Tibet from India is via Nepal and the most...

Travel in India: India & Tibet, tibet, travel agent
tibet, travel agent, thanks for your understanding: Hello Gonzalo, The best place to check about flights is your nearest travel agent. Yes, there are flights from Kathmandu to Lhasa twice a week. I understand that they are throughout the year but I may be wrong. I don t have up to date information about...

Travel in India: India to Tibet, thamel area, political troubles
thamel area, political troubles, tourism industry: Hi Ramon, The cheapest way of going is to get from India to Kathmandu and then become part of a group traveling by road from Kathmandu to Lhasa. There are many tour operators in the Nepalese capital who do this for a living and you can find them in the...

Travel in India: India Travelling for underaged person, chaperone, asian countries
chaperone, asian countries, expectation: I don t think the Indian gov t will have a problem so you can apply for a visa/ Have your parents travelled there before ? It can be very challenging. You may want to consider other Asian countries that might be easier. What is your travel background? $5 a...

Travel in India: India Trip, shoe string budget, kenyan airways
shoe string budget, kenyan airways, himachal pradesh: Hi Bridget, Yes, June is a terrible time to be in India especially if you re on a shoe-string budget. All the same you could head to the hills where it s much cooler than the plains and therefore more pleasant. You could go to Himachal Pradesh or Uttaranchal...

Travel in India: India travel in August, lonely planet book, shatabdi express
lonely planet book, shatabdi express, wild life reserves: Hi Michelle, I think you mean Jabalpur (or Jubalpore) in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Please confirm as I don t want to cause any confusion. For options on traveling by train please log on to www.irctc.co.in - a very good website where you can view train...

Travel in India: India travel with kids, bottled mineral water, mosquito repellent
bottled mineral water, mosquito repellent, mac and cheese: The place you re staying is a quite far from downtown Bombay so it s important that you bring things that your kids like to eat, along with you. If they like home cooked Indian food then you re all set, otherwise make sure you bring baby food, or mac and...

Travel in India: India travel, tso moriri, degree celcius
tso moriri, degree celcius, suntan lotion: hi Tomas, - You can check with YMCA and YWCA hostels in Delhi, alternatively u can also go online and google for hotels in mahipalpur, these are right next to the international airport and are quiet reasonable. - Agra visit is feasible in 1 day, u would...

Travel in India: India, visiting india, railway station
visiting india, railway station, travel by car: Hi there, I feel tempted to declare that this is outside my scope or repoiretire, however I will try to answer this as best as I can. Khajurao is the North-Eastern part of Madhya Pradesh while Varanasi is in the Southern part of Uttar Pradesh which is an...

Travel in India: Indian honeymoon in June, hottest season, innoculations
hottest season, innoculations, central india: In short, June can be brutally hot in North/Central India. If you need a beach I would look at the beaches in Kerala (Far Southern State) or reconsider a trip to the many mountain areas. No innoculations are needed - consider Hep A and make sure your Polio/tetanus...

Travel in India: Informatión of Sikkim, northeast india, sikkim
northeast india, sikkim, septem: Hi Alejendro Greetings from Northeast India. Septem ber october is the beginnning of tourist season in Sikkim. It is a little expensive than the rest of India.. But about 100 to 150 USD per day will be enough for you including all expenses..... If...

Travel in India: independent travel to India, alistair sawday, spice jet
alistair sawday, spice jet, air deccan: I think it s great that you prefer independent travel and I do believe you can do India that way. the key is to map out your route ahead of time and plan your trip through a travel agency. Choose a travel agency in India because the ones in UK will charge...

Travel in India: independent travel to India, stomach infection, coming to india
stomach infection, coming to india, hotel options: Hi Gary, sorry for the delay in response as I m myself presently travelling! A few things that you need to consider when coming to India, the points you mentioned are quiet true. Besides that you need to know that people in general are quiet helpful...

Travel in India: independent travel in India, lonely planet india, south goa
lonely planet india, south goa, budget type: Hello Gary, Nice to hear from you and I hope I will be able to help you enjoy your trip to India. Since you have been to Sri Lanka, as you say, you should be OK. I would advise you to plan your trip between December to February in order to get the...

Travel in India: india in aug, road journey, mount abu
road journey, mount abu, good options: Hi Leoni, Thats correct, august would be monsoons in India, I would suggest you to consider from these options.. Leh & Ladakh - this is an experience completely different from what the rest of India has to offer, its a culturally different experience...

Travel in India: india in august, kerala coast, weather forecasts
kerala coast, weather forecasts, southern india: I would expect the Kerala coast to be least affected by the easterly monsoons. Check the weather forecasts to see which way the monsoon is blowing. The coast around Cochin, Trivandrum, Corvalum, Cape Comarin would be my choices but don t spend too much time...

Travel in India: india in august, manali, onc
manali, onc, many thanks: Hi Ofir, August-earl ysept would be humid so I would recommend going to north - manali, darjeeling, leh. In south u can go to Ooty, pondicherry. Onc u decide where u want to go, do let me know wand I can give u more secific advice. cheers, Shivom...

Travel in India: india a dead end?, border crossings, wagah border
border crossings, wagah border, indai: Possible routes are 1) to from/Nepal using different borders from Indai and one can overland to Tibet from Nepal 2) Pakistan via the Karakorum higway and into Xinxang province of China. ( You cross from India to Pakistan via the Wagah border near Amritsar)...

Travel in India: india in july, fatehpur sikri, monsoon season
fatehpur sikri, monsoon season, enjoyable time: Hi, While it is certainly challenging to travel in India during monsoon, the risk can be minimized by sticking to a few areas which have less chance of flooding. Since you have not indicated which city or part of India you are flying to, let me assume that...

Travel in India: india in july, desert mountain, north areas
desert mountain, north areas, monsoon season: Hi Sophie Monsoon is not a problem as India is so large...considerations would be visiting some of the North areas - much cooler, vist a desert mountain area like Ladakh..or vist the South where a few daily rains might not hinder your travel plans. Feel...

Travel in India: india in july, monsoon season in india, kerela
monsoon season in india, kerela, reccomendations: Hi Adrian, This period is the monsoon season in India, and therefore weatherwise, I would recommend places that are touristic during this reason. Kerela is very apt for this time, and so is some places in the Gharwal region like Rishikesh, Haridwar, Badrinath,...

Travel in India: Jaipur, railway stations, mr khan
railway stations, mr khan, chowk: Dear Mr. Khan, I am not sure about jaleb chowk but jalebis are a great sweet to start the day and a lot of Jaipurites and other people all over the state of Rajasthan start their day with a namkin and jalebi. They are still made at all hours especially...

Travel in India: Jaisalmer airport, airdeccan net, winter flights
airdeccan net, winter flights, charter flights: Dear James, The Jaisalmer ariport is these days open to charter flights only and no schedule airline is flying to that destination. Deccan Airways www.airdeccan.net is planning to introduce flights to this destination so if you are making a trip at a...

Travel in India: Jayakwadi Dam, google search engine, dharan
google search engine, dharan, aurangabad: You can far more information than I can give you by putting the name into the Google search engine. I did and got the following Jayakwadi Dam & adjacent Area Adjacent areas of Jayakwadi dam are scenic, if you could make the images available it would...

Travel in India: What to do in July., tea plantations, south india
tea plantations, south india, aircon: You give no indication of how long you are going for. July is very hot and humid, if not wet. If you have a car with aircon then cochin, Trivandrum, Cape Comarin, Madurai, old Madras and Metaplayam are ideal with large temples, markets, fishing villag4es...

Travel in India: June in a budget, aeroflot russian airlines, spiti valley
aeroflot russian airlines, spiti valley, untouched places: hi Edmundo, For cheaper flight options you can consider Air India and also there is the option of travelling on Aeroflot ( russian airlines) which is possibly the cheapest. July would be a hot and possibly humid month so it would be good to stick to...

Travel in India: july in india, monsoon season, enjoyable time
monsoon season, enjoyable time, many thanks: Hi Sophie, Sorry for the delay in responding. I have been traveling in the US and haven t had much time to respond to email. Yes, you re right...you d be in the middle of the monsoon in India and its not the best of times to travel in this country. It...

Travel in India: Kashmir Valley in mid-August to Early Sptemeber, dachigam national park, shades of orange
dachigam national park, shades of orange, kashmir valley: Hello Roni, Whether Kashmir is safe to travel to these days is a very subjective question and depends upon how you view risk. All I can say is that plenty of tourists have visited the valley and have returned safely but that is not to say that it is absolutely...

Travel in India: like to know about darjeeling in the month of august, new jalpaiguri, heritage train
new jalpaiguri, heritage train, striking scenery: Hi Binoy, If you have the option of staying at the Seafarers guest house I would suggest that you take it. If you have the time take the heritage train to Darjeeling from New Jalpaiguri and let your children enjoy the ride. Then you can go from Darjeeling...

Travel in India: I would like to know where..., karol bagh, silk sarees
karol bagh, silk sarees, connaught place: in delhi try it out in (1)connaught place- handloom emporium and the state government emporium (s) which show cases the works from the different states of india (2)karol bagh shopping street-ajmalkhan road and (3) south extension market. depending on the time...

Travel in India: Ladhak, rough frame, frame work
rough frame, frame work, heavy rains: hi Vinod, I m doing fine, thanks, I did get ur itinerary. To answer ur ques, I would suggest you to carry 2 things, Insulated windcheaters and Sunscreen.You would be needing both at the same time! Though by September it would be getting chillier than now,...

Travel in India: Ladhak, asean car rally, state of arunachal pradesh
asean car rally, state of arunachal pradesh, western ghats: Hi Vinod Greetings from Northeast of India! I had replied to your mail earlier but somehow it didnt get sent to you and your mail was resent to me. I regret the inconvenience. Please find resonse to your mail below in notes So you are from Assam...

Travel in India: Leh in January, time and the weather, days thanks
time and the weather, days thanks, ladakh: Fanar, Sikkim has a totally different terrain and weather as compared to Leh. There is plenty of greenery and there are plenty of trekking options. However, it is important to go on treks with a well versed local guide there. You can expect some rains in...

Travel in India: Leh, tata sumo, taxi union
tata sumo, taxi union, private taxi: Hello Dilip, I have never been to Leh or Manali and therefore am unable to provide satisfactory answers to your questions. I suggest you contact someone who has used these services for an answer that is likely to be first-hand or get in touch with a friend...

Travel in India: how to get from Lhasa into India, china south west airlines, south west airlines
china south west airlines, south west airlines, china south west: Hi Deepa, Once you get to Lhasa you have a couple of options to get to India. You can either fly from Lhasa to Kathmandu in Nepal and from there to Delhi, Kolkata or Varanasi. China South West Airlines has a couple of flights a week from Lhasa to Kathmandu...

Travel in India: Loul Spiti Info, automobile association of india, himachal pradesh
automobile association of india, himachal pradesh, aaui: Hello Prabhjot, I suggest you get yourself a good map of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. This should be available at any good book store. Also contact the local Automobile Association of India who should be able to guide you regarding the road conditions...

Travel in India: ladak-leh, spiti valley, tso moriri
spiti valley, tso moriri, beautiful scenery: Hi Roberta, August is nearly the end of monsoon season, you might get an occasional shower in Manali but for the most part it would be not wet (maybe humid) in Delhi and Leh would be pretty much dry and sunny. It is also an excellent time for going to Leh...

Travel in India: leh ladakh, high altitude, oxygen levels
high altitude, oxygen levels, water intake: Dear Tejashree, September is the rainy season in Ladakh. I think you will get all the required information about climate and clothing from the site mentioned below. http://india.journeymart.com/ladakh/around.asp This is an information only site and...

Travel in India: leh - in october, days journey, oxygen levels
days journey, oxygen levels, beautiful scenery: Hi Merav, In octobers you can expect sunny days with temperatures upto 10 degree centigrade and at night it woul dbe definitely be well below 0 degree C. I would suggest that you pack heavy winter clothing and also since the oxygen levels are lower in the...

Travel in India: lodging in Delhi, new delhi airport, india tourism
new delhi airport, india tourism, arrival lounge: There are many options round the clock from the International Airport. I get a impression you have a totally different view on India. But rest assured i am sure and sincerely hope they leave a memorable imprint on you. I guess Hotel Centaur which is around...

Travel in India: Maleria tablets, malaria prophylaxis, maleria tablets
malaria prophylaxis, maleria tablets, south goa: Goa is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. As far as the beaches and beach resorts are concerned, it depends; on the beach and the beach resort. Most beach resorts are quite good and reasonable, but some are great only in the brochures...

Travel in India: Monsoon Deterrent?, safe travels, monsoons
safe travels, monsoons, monsoon season: Hello Isaac, The worst of the monsoons would normally be over by end of July as the season begins in the first week of June. All the same you can expect some heavy sessions last a few days until end of August. If it s possible to delay your trip by a...

Travel in India: Mount Abu in Mid July, fog lamps, good speeds
fog lamps, good speeds, mobile connectivity: Dear Vipin, Rainy season is the best time to visit Abu, and you can experience the hill station in is green best. During rains fog envelopes the place for hours and yes it can rain quite a bit. If you are the type that enjoys the rain go for it. If you...

Travel in India: Thanks for your advice!, time in india, expert feedback
time in india, expert feedback, glad to be home: hi Amanda, Thats nice to know u had a lovely time in India. Hopefully you will come back for more & next time you can plan for a longer stay and see even more of its beauty and warmth. Do visit my expert feedback page if u get the time & u can mail me...

Travel in India: manvar desert camp, desert camp, advance web
desert camp, advance web, jodhpur: Dear Marly, The distance between Jodhpur and Jaisalmer is 300 Kms. and you can safely assume that you would reach in six hours of drive time averaging about 50 kms. per hour. If you wish to take stops you need to factor those in your travel time also. ...

Travel in India: monsoon travel, safe travels, travelling to india
safe travels, travelling to india, time india: The monsoons hit Goa and Mumbai at about the same time - the first week of June - approximately the time you finish your assignment in Bangalore. So there is no way you re going to avoid the rains. But don t worry it s not a show-stopper as most people make...

Travel in India: a month in India, india rajasthan, visiting india
india rajasthan, visiting india, india state: Big country and a lot of options. I would try and think of visiting India state by state. I would consider a trip to the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala..or a more traditional North India ( Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh) . The low end budget may be $30/day -...

Travel in India: A month in india, taj mahal in agra, yoga centers
taj mahal in agra, yoga centers, dharmsala: Hi Ed...A week in Delhi is good( or less as you will have in/out time before and after flights) You can stop in Varanasi for a few days on your way to Calcutta ( are you going for something in particualr) great city but you might be better of with Rajasthan...

Travel in India: motorcycling, border crossings, land borders
border crossings, land borders, burma: I m a not sure of your travel background - have you spent alot of time in Asia ? For most, there is a border open sometimes between Bangladesh and India. No crossings in/out of Burma. ( though some have tried and failed. ) The only regular land opening on...

Travel in India: about mount abu, nakki lake, fog lamps
nakki lake, fog lamps, monsoon season: Dear Shalini, Monsoon season is one of the best season to visit Mt. Abu as it is exceptionally green and if you travel to Gau Mukh or Guru Shikhar or Naldera Point you will find many water bodies where you can have small picnics and enjoy the fog and mist...

Travel in India: N. India & Nepal, golden triangle tour, food in india
golden triangle tour, food in india, egypy: Hi John - Thanks for your question. Nepal is very easy to do yourself ( and I would be happy to help gjanow@alpineascents.com ) and I am not sure what the Golden Triangle tour is ? Food: Eating in nay moderate size to large restaurant is fine. Wonderful...

Travel in India: New Dehli for Business, connaught place, new dehli
connaught place, new dehli, currency conversion: Hi JJ, Well June-July are amongst the hottest months of the year so u can expect temperatures upto 45 degree celsius. So u need to be well prepared for the heat, meaning have air conditioned transportation and accomodation and carry bottled water preferably...

Travel in India: North India August 2007, 15th august independence day, monsoon period
15th august independence day, monsoon period, connaught place: Hi Davide, As u have correctly mentioned this is the monsoon period,I would recomend that u make your trip from around 10-12th Aug till first week of Sept, u ll also get to see 15th August Independence day celebrations in Delhi. Its a eventful parade and...

Travel in India: North India, northern india, north india
northern india, north india, itineraries: PLs. specify how many of you would be travelling and what category of the hotels you would prefer to stay at and also please mention when this travel will start - since we have two seasons - low and high - the low is from 01st April till 30th Sept. and High...

Travel in India: name of hills etc., river beas, manikaran
river beas, manikaran, geocities pages: Dear Vikas, None of the pictures on your geocities page are available as of now but I can definately tell you some facts without viewing the photos. 1. Udaipur is located on the mountain ranges called Aravali 2. Manali should have Himalayan ranges in...

Travel in India: northern india, monsoon season, northern india
monsoon season, northern india, tourist track: Hi Joeseph, August/September is an excellent time to travel to Nepal as well as India. The monsoons would mostly be over or in their final throes and should not be a spoiler for your travels. If you re going to both Nepal and India then I suggest you go...

Travel in India: Opinion on tour operator, rajasthan tourism development corporation, tourism development corporation
rajasthan tourism development corporation, tourism development corporation, rajasthantourism: Dear Emilien, Greetings from India! http://www.rajasthantourism.gov.in/ This is the official website of RTDC and all domains of .gov.in are official Indian Government sites and can be fully trusted. Attracting foreign tourist is on top agenda for...

Travel in India: overland to thailand from india, myanmar burma, drug gangs
myanmar burma, drug gangs, safe travels: Hi Rifat, The cheapest way to fly to Thailand from India is to fly. I understand that NOK AIR, www.nokair.com has some of the cheapest tickets although I m not sure that they are valid for one-way fares which I assume you are looking at. Otherwise, Indian...

Travel in India: Packing for Goa, Poovar Island, Cochin, Periyar, poovar island, tiger trail
poovar island, tiger trail, jaiselmer: Dear Sue, Happy New Year! The places you ll be visiting will all be quite warm with the exception of Periyar which is at a bit of an altitude so may be chilly in the early morning (when you normally go out on safari) and in the nights. My advice is...

Travel in India: Packing for India, Safety, cotton clothes, tank tops
cotton clothes, tank tops, offish: The weather is hot all year round in south india so pack a lot of cotton clothes. When on your job, dress modestly - short sleeves, capris, skirts longer than the knee are all fine. try and avoid tank tops or low cut Ts and short skirts or shorts. As...

Travel in India: Packing, insect repellant, charming place
insect repellant, charming place, little taste: hi Edmundo, I m not really sure what the weather (esp rain situation) will be like in the mountains at that time of the year and since it is very important that you have the right things with you, I request you to ask an Expert with more knowledge of Himalayas....

Travel in India: Places to Stay in Bombay, prince of wales museum, coconut lagoon
prince of wales museum, coconut lagoon, victoria terminus: hi, the shelley s hotel is a great place to stay -- it s within walking distance of many sights and many good places to eat too. if you like architecture take a walk around the area -- you ll see the Prince of Wales museum, Oval Maidan, Mumbai University,...

Travel in India: Please help me to plan a trip to Rajasthan, camel rides, nathdwara
camel rides, nathdwara, mom and dad: Dear Shilpi, Sorry for not responding the first time, due to some issues I was advised not to use the computer for a long stretch of time and could not update my vacation status as well....I hope to help you this time around. Pushkar near Ajmer with...

Travel in India: Poovar Island/Trivandrum, poovar island, material thanks
poovar island, material thanks, swimming in the ocean: I m sorry but I don t know why swimming is not advisable in this part of Kerala. It could have something to do with the currents there. Since this is a potentially dangerous situation, I would advise you to take the advice seriously or clarify it in detail...

Travel in India: passport expiration, indian visas, passport expiration
indian visas, passport expiration, indian visa: It s really up to the border gaurd. Officially you should have 6 months left on your passport to get the visa, so likley they ll let you in. The safest solution would be new passport and new visa, but worst and unlikey secenerio is they wil ask you to travel...

Travel in India: place to visit in july, gangtok, north india
gangtok, north india, manali: Gangtok is a city - but trekkign in Sikkim is great - as you onky get a 15 day permit, you may consider going to Western Sikkim ( Pelling) first and then Gangtok at the end. Other areas is the state of Himachal Pradesh ( Manali) and Ladakh is very interesting....

Travel in India: places to live in Bombay, grad student, real estate agents
grad student, real estate agents, bombay: HI; I understand your concerns; unfortunatly Bombay is a very difficult place to find decent housing for a reasonable price... I don t have an instant adress for you... A lot depends on where your son will be studying as Bombay is a huge, overcrowded...

Travel in India: places to visit, monsoon summer, allahabad
monsoon summer, allahabad, old baby: Hi, It is monsoon/summer at that time of the year and without hillstattions, the choice becomes limited and the places may be warm or hot when it is not raining. And as you know, Jammu wouldnt be an option with a child in the arm, and Rajasthan wouldnt...

Travel in India: planning rajasthan itinerary, peak tourist season, jain temple
peak tourist season, jain temple, camel rides: Dear Ms. Jalukar, You can hire a taxi from Ahmedabad to take you to these places and Akbhar Travels which has an office in Mumbai also could be contacted for booking the taxi in advance so that you could be picked up form Airport itself as they have an...

Travel in India: Question on Indian Culture, magnificent buildings, indian culture
magnificent buildings, indian culture, incarnations: The first thing to remember is that Americans are not popular around the world so keep quiet and don t do the usual loud-mouthing about how great everything is in the States compared to this poor backward country. The cow is sacred to one of the incarnations...

Travel in India: question regd timing to visit, darjeeling tourism, unpredictable weather
darjeeling tourism, unpredictable weather, natural surroundings: Shweta, have a look at (http://www.indiatourism.com/darjeeling-tourism/places-to-see.html) and (http://www.darjnet.com/darjeeling/darjeeling/) these give you plenty of information about places to visit. As for hotels, I would suggest that you go through...

Travel in India: Rajastan travel, irctc, evening train
irctc, evening train, two trains: Dear Doug, There are two trains between Jodhpur and Jaisalmer viz. Delhi Jaisalmer Express which you can board from Jodhpur in the morning 6:45 and it reaches Jaisalmer at 13:00 hrs. Second is Jodhpur Jaisalmer Express that leaves Jodhpur at 23:30 hrs and...

Travel in India: Rajastan travel, sightseening, culture heritage
sightseening, culture heritage, bunglows: Dear Joe, I thin kyou have chosen the right time to travel to Rajasthan and North India. The most cost effective places to stay are Rajasthan Tourism tourist bunglows, where in they will take care of all the requirements of guides, local conveyence and...

Travel in India: Rajasthan in August, mughal architecture, road journey
mughal architecture, road journey, school calendars: Dear Janak, Sorry for the delay in replying to your question, due to travelling I could not answer quickly. I recommand you go through the schedule https://www.indian-airlines.org/iaschedule/iaschedule.xls and keep your plan to reach Khjuraho through...

Travel in India: Rajasthan in July/August, school calendars, inexpensive lodging
school calendars, inexpensive lodging, son 13: Jan - It s going to be warm, perhaps very hot, so don t plan too much and there are some long drives. Use a guide book to help with hotels - there are many inexpensive lodging options excluding New Delhi. My suggestion would be to take the train from Delhi...

Travel in India: Rajasthan Travel, udaipur india, india airlines
udaipur india, india airlines, dust storms: Dear HD, Here are the answers again.... I will answer them point by point: 1. There is no airport in Jaisalmer and you can either go there by Train, Bus or your own/hired car from Jodhpur the nearest Airport. The distance between Jodhpur and Jaisalmer...

Travel in India: Rajasthan Trip in July/August, itdc india, school calendars
itdc india, school calendars, india tourist: Hi there, While visiting Rajasthan, flooding should not be a concern as it is one of the dryest areas of India. As for the rest, I havent heard about flooding in North India as much as the problem is prevailent in the other parts of India (East, West, West...

Travel in India: Rajasthan + Varanasi, rajasthan tourism development corporation, tourism development corporation
rajasthan tourism development corporation, tourism development corporation, rajasthantourism: Dear Silvia, Greetings from India! The dates that you have chosen to travel to Rajasthan is the best time to travel here as the weather is nice and tolerable and sue to a good spell of rains this year, the winters will be beautiful. You have not mentioned...

Travel in India: Rajasthan, desert sunset, camel ride
desert sunset, camel ride, sunset cafe: Dear Sukh, October is a nice time to visit Rajasthan, November and December would have been better but October will do just fine. If you are looking for no frill hotels Rajasthan Tourism Hotels are decent and the one in Jaipur is pretty good. You will...

Travel in India: RE: july and northern india, tibetian buddhism, monsoons in india
tibetian buddhism, monsoons in india, plastic footwear: Dear Frieda, As I had written earlier, comparatively Rajasthan is the driest of all the states in India, so head for Rajasthan, wear leather that can sustain some water treatment or plastic footwear too is suitable. Cotton clothes are the best in this...

Travel in India: Re: Trip to India, black students, pune
black students, pune, olivia: Hi Olivia, I think it is absolutely safe for anyone to travel to India, and blacks are certainly no exception.I have been born and raised in Bombay which is a great city to visit and enjoy food. Pune is cool too, and Delhi which is the capital is also multi-cultural....

Travel in India: Realistic exploring, student exchange programs, rotary club
student exchange programs, rotary club, lions club: Hello Daniel, I did answer this question but I got a reminder back from All Experts to answer it, so looks like somehow it has not gone through which is quite strange. Anyway, I will type it all over again since I do not have a copy of my response. The...

Travel in India: Republic day in Jaipur and more..., woman traveller, solo traveller
woman traveller, solo traveller, muslim holiday: Hi Gili, Your plan seems doable though a little aggressive. Since you are running on a fairly tight schedule I would suggest that you take a few precautions so that there isnt a break in the plan. The easist thing that can get you is water, so make sure...

Travel in India: re: travel north india in july, plastic footwear, cotton clothes
plastic footwear, cotton clothes, umberalla: Hi, Missed out the clothing and footwear, so have light cotton clothes for the plains viz. Rajasthan, UP and Delhi and you would need woolens if you wish to visit Himachal Pradesh. Raincoats and umberalla is desired to keep you dry in monsoons. Footwear...

Travel in India: recommend the best AND Budget way to fly to India?, indian travel agent, cathay pacific
indian travel agent, cathay pacific, korean airline: Hello Kate, Depending on which coast of USA you near, there will be a particular airline which will be most economical to fly to India. If you are near the west coast, I recommend Korean Airline which is right now running an internet special of $1020 from...

Travel in India: regarding tourist spots in andaman and nicobar islands, andaman and nicobar islands, andaman nicobar islands
andaman and nicobar islands, andaman nicobar islands, andaman and nicobar: Hello Suresh, Of course, it is absolutely safe to the Andaman Nicobar Islands. I have spent about a month touring them (although quite some time back) and I thoroughly enjoyed myself. For more information on these islands please suft any of these sites...

Travel in India: Safety for US citizenz, new dehli, wise travel
new dehli, wise travel, terorism: To the best of my knowledge, there is no reason to be worried about travelling through the parts of India you mentioned. I have not heard anything about Americans being targetted. Of course, exercise the normal precautions you would take while travelling...

Travel in India: Salwar kameez., prince of wales museum, jehangir art gallery
prince of wales museum, jehangir art gallery, westside store: hi dana, You could go to a store called FabIndia in the Kala Ghoda neighborhood. That is a long walk(20 min) or a short taxi ride from where you are staying. It is diagonally opposite the Westside store(which you could also check out) and across the street...

Travel in India: Save for women to travel alone, way to india, travelling to india
way to india, travelling to india, kasauli: hi Rifat, If u havent travelled to India before then it would surely be a good and a very different experience for you, however 5 days is quiet short for a trip all the way to India! But since there is plenty to see I still think you can have a great...

Travel in India: Save for women to travel alone, moderate budget, travelling to india
moderate budget, travelling to india, easter weekend: sorry I was away for Easter weekend three days is not much time to see things. I wasn t able to understand if you wanted to see things right near Chandigarh since that s where you were staying or if any place was ok. You ll probably be flying into...

Travel in India: Save for women to travel alone, travelling to india, travel days
travelling to india, travel days, chandigarh: Hi Rifat - so are the days you have free 30 May to June 3 and do those include your travel days ? Send me your itinerayr and I can fill in the spaces. Travle in India alone ( pair of women) is OK, can be trying but generally safe. I can certainy recommend...

Travel in India: Shoes During Monsoon Season, gum boots, monsoon season
gum boots, monsoon season, storm chaser: Hi Sheri, The markets in most places are open on weekends, or atleast most of them. Make sure you check with your hotel frontdesk about which markets are open on weekends in the places where u stay. Most of these places you have mentioned would be pretty...

Travel in India: Shopping, karol bagh, connaught place
karol bagh, connaught place, khan market: hi Mary, Alright, I m assuming that u want to shop for clothes and some souvineirs. The good places to checkout for these are essentially Janpath in Connaught Place and Sarojini Nagar market. Both these places have got shops and also flea markets having...

Travel in India: Shots, reason doctors, bad throat
reason doctors, bad throat, diarrhoea: Hi, I do not think there are any shots necessary to visit India. If you do get uneasy over there for any reason, doctors are abundant and medicines/shots are cheap. The other reason why you cant do much is that the common illnesss that appear to hit tourists...

Travel in India: Sikkim Information, travelling to india, high mountains
travelling to india, high mountains, good travel: Hello Alejandro, Sept-Oct is perfect time to travel to Sikkim. Sikkim is a hilly state and the interiors have high mountains that are ideal for trekking. It may not be as cheap as the rest of India as commodities have to be transported from the plains and...

Travel in India: Simla, Kulu manali in August 1st week, kulu manali, august 1st
kulu manali, august 1st, rainy season: Hemant, I am not sure of how it s like over there in August. You can use this link to know a bit more about the place http://www.indiatouristoffice.org/North/Kulu-Manali.htm. It gets ample amount of rain for sure, but what I am not sure about is the months...

Travel in India: where to go in the South during July/August, monsoon period, dry spells
monsoon period, dry spells, eastern areas: The south of India receives the brunt of the monsoon so I don t believe there is any place in the South that you could go to, to avoid the rain. However, there are several dry spells during the monsoon. I remember visiting Kerala in the monsoon and getting...

Travel in India: South India August, ayurvedic massages, monsoon season
ayurvedic massages, monsoon season, going to india: Hello Sara, Although Aug is the monsoon season all over India and especially the western coast where Kerala is located, there are very good hotels and other places where you can stay and enjoy the monsoon. You need not be confined to NOT traveling to India...

Travel in India: South India August, coconut lagoon, kerela
coconut lagoon, kerela, going to india: Hi Sara, It is true that monsoons are heavy on Kerela at that time of the year. However, many tourists stay at a spot and dont travel much in Kerela and actually enjoy the kerela beauty in the monsoons. One such spot is Coconut Lagoon, which is like a township...

Travel in India: South India in August, bottled drinking water, backpacking trip
bottled drinking water, backpacking trip, moonsoon: Dear Nassera, Yes monsoons in South India can be really harsh and they have started off in a very aggressive fashion this year, but if you avoid coastal areas you will not get into any kind of danger. If it is a backpacking trip you can alter your plans...

Travel in India: South India in August, south india, deepak
south india, deepak, rainy days: Hi Martha, I do understand the anxiety regarding the timing of your visit. It doesnt rain everyday of the season.. there are as many dry days out there without rain during the season as there are rainy days. The unpredictable part is how much rain will...

Travel in India: State of Sikkim India, state of sikkim, sikkim india
state of sikkim, sikkim india, budget trip: Yon can go to Calcutta and get a permit - then head directly for Western Sikkim ( vist the captial Gangtok) if you have time at the end ( You should get a two week permit) You can trek towards Kanchenjunga but you may want porter, tents, cooks for the last...

Travel in India: Status of Manas National Park, unesco world heritage, world heritage convention
unesco world heritage, world heritage convention, world heritage property: Dear questioner Greetings from Manas ! Please find below an article on Manas stating its current conservation status. MANAS-100 2005 IS THE centenary year. Since the formation of Manas, it has added number of feathers to its crown such as Reserve...

Travel in India: Studying Art in India, rabindra nath tagore, art colleges
rabindra nath tagore, art colleges, eastern india: Dear Kristin Greetings from India ! It is nice to knwo you are interested in studying Art in Northeast of India. I am from Northeast of India but I regret we do not have great Art schools here. Northeast is one of the deprived parts of India. I...

Travel in India: Studying in India, computer science gpa, king abdul aziz
computer science gpa, king abdul aziz, commercial hub: Dear Techno Fantasy Greetings from India! You have really chosen the best field to study in India. India probably has the best faculties in the world in this subject. There are few options I would like to suggest you. 1: Banglore : It is the IT...

Travel in India: safe for a young woman to travel alone in India?, hindu religion, religion in india
hindu religion, religion in india, female physician: In India, the culture is such that the director of the foundation feels personally responsible for your daughter. If anything negative were to happen to her he would feel very bad that he let her get in such a situation. he wants her to leave India with...

Travel in India: safe for a young woman to travel alone in India?, hindu religion, judgment call
hindu religion, judgment call, female physician: Hello Deborah, You will appreciate that it is always very difficult to answer such questions as there is always a conflict if one is being unnecessarily overtly or being needlessly careless. I think its a judgment call and if you ask me, in the case of...

Travel in India: safety of northwest India, northwest india, ministery
northwest india, ministery, seven sisters: Hi; As far as the NE is concerned; there are many travelling restrictions put up by the Govt. From Assam onwards you need special permission to visit the 7 NE states ( seven sisters) Although there has been an ongoing rebellion in most of the NE; they...

Travel in India: shopping in Dehli, shopping complex, house wares
shopping complex, house wares, dehli: One great place is the Santhushti shopping complex which is opposite Samrat Hotel on Race Course Road. It is a garden with little stand alone boutiques scattered around it. It will be very hot this time of year so try and go late afternoon. What in particular...

Travel in India: shots, gamma globulin, west india
gamma globulin, west india, prophylactics: Greetings. I am not sure what province you are going to but no inoculations are required. With that said, I would insure your polio and tetanus are updated. You should consider a gamma globulin shot for hep A and you can check if there are any outbreaks of...

Travel in India: southern india, vijayanagar empire, lonely planets
vijayanagar empire, lonely planets, safe travels: Hi Dipesh, You might want to try HAMPI - some very old temples and seat of the Vijayanagar empire. Hassan in Karnataka state near Bangalore also has some very exquisite temples at Halebidu and Belur. You can also try Coorg district for some plantations...

Travel in India: southern india, temples in tamil nadu, wildlife sanctuary
temples in tamil nadu, wildlife sanctuary, central india: Hi Dipesh, I think some of the lesser visited temples in Tamil Nadu are superb. While Thanjur and Madurai are a must...consider Kumbakonum and Chidamabaram. Spend some time in Periyar wildlife sanctuary and the backwater trips in/out of Kottayam are more...

Travel in India: I speak only English, best bets, place hope
best bets, place hope, banglore: Hi Charlie, your best bets would be Banglore, Goa and Pondicherry for English speaking. Though English is a fairly common language in India, it might be difficult to get to talk to everyday people in english, especially if they are not literate. I would...

Travel in India: spice jet, spice jet, internal flights
spice jet, internal flights, spicejet: Dear Mr Michelle Spicejet is quite safe. There are other companies like AirSahara , Kingfisher who offer discounted price in these sectors. AirSahara is operating in India for more than 6-7 years . Spice-jet and Kingfisher are new companies who have...

Travel in India: suitable swimsuit, beaches in goa, bathing suit
beaches in goa, bathing suit, sarong: It depends on how much attention you re comfortable with. In goa, either will be fine. In Kerala a bikini is likely to draw more stares. If you re oblivious to people staring then that s fine but if it makes you uncomfortable then bring a one piece or at...

Travel in India: TEMPERATURES, rain parka, thin rain
rain parka, thin rain, mosquito repellant: hi...the temperatures will depend on how much it has been raining. In Mumbai, in a dry stretch, the temps could go up in to the 90s with a lot of humidity in the air. When it s raining, like it has been the past few days, the temps are in the high 70s...

Travel in India: TIGERS, tiger sightings, tiger safari
tiger sightings, tiger safari, highest population: Hi JJ, For Tiger sightings your best bets would be the Kanha and the Ranthambore national parks. Other places with a possibility of tiger sighting are the Bandhavgarh and Sunderbans national park. You would have to consult agencies organzing special tigher...

Travel in India: TRAVEL EXPENSES, port blair, travel companion
port blair, travel companion, lakshadweep: Its an overnight journey from Cochin to Lakshadweep and depending upon the class of travel it should cost you about Rs. 400. Travel from Madras to Port Blair is a journey spread over 48 hours and First class will cost you about Rs 5000 or so. If you travel...

Travel in India: TRAVEL TO JAISALMER, diwali, happy new year
diwali, happy new year, back packer: Dear Ramesh, Jaisalmer during Diwali time is very crowded and it is very risky to reach such a destination without reservations. But if you are on a back packer trip so you can drive down to the place but ensure that you reach the place with enough daylight...

Travel in India: Travel, lonely planet india, qi gong
lonely planet india, qi gong, study yoga: Hello Jake, For traveling around in India you should purchase the Lonely Planet - India and refer to it for guidance on all aspects of travel. You could also try other publications like Rough Guide, Lets Go or Foddors. I m afraid I cannot advise you...

Travel in India: Travel in aug. & sept, pataudi palace, natural scenery
pataudi palace, natural scenery, nature scenes: Hi Kamal, if you are looking at somewhat exclusive options then u can consider the pataudi palace or Tikli Bottom for a weekend stay and if u r into being totally adventerous and want to look for natural scenery then u can also consider going down sohna...

Travel in India: Travel in august, neemrana fort, traditional india
neemrana fort, traditional india, air train: Dear Bina, Sorry for the delay, I was under the impression that I have answered this question, but it still sows as pending so here I go again.. Delhi Agra and Jaipur is the usual tourist circuit and can be done using good road network available. Vaishnao...

Travel in India: Travel to Bangalore, truman university, bangalore india
truman university, bangalore india, bird flu: Hi Fred, It is absolutely safe to travel to Bangalore. The bird flu is very much restricted to a specific region in India which is not in the viscinity of Bangalore. The same is true for the latest bombings which are far away from Bangalore. India is a...

Travel in India: Travel Budget, edible food, travel budget
edible food, travel budget, manali: Bottom end budget would be $10-$20 for lodging in Delhi and $5 for the smaller towns. Would be nice to have $20+ for Delhi and $30 for Bombay. Food should cost about $2-3 per meal ( or less) and a few dollars a day for transport Given your schedule, best...

Travel in India: Travel on a budget to India, cheap lodgings, tourist hub
cheap lodgings, tourist hub, day train: Where are you flying into ? Amritsar is a bit out of the way, something in particular there ? It s a bit much for two weeks and Agra and Jaipur are in the main tourist hub and can be wearing. I would try Delhi ( side trip to Agra in one day) - train to Jaiselmer...

Travel in India: Travel to Delhi, delhi haat, tajmal
delhi haat, tajmal, souviniers: Hi Illeana, December is a good time to visit Delhi as the season is cold and pleasant. To make a visit to the Tajmahal, u need at most 2 days though a lot of people choose to make a day trip and return back the same day. I would suggest you to spend a night...

Travel in India: Travel during August , Independence day holidays, rain cats, safe travels
rain cats, safe travels, cats and dogs: Hello Abhishek, If you re planning to go to Bhutan, Tibet or North East then one week is too short a time. Simply getting there and back will take the best part of the week since you mention budget travel I m assuming you will not be flying and going by...

Travel in India: Travel to Goa in Aug'07 end, weather in goa, st francis xavier
weather in goa, st francis xavier, goa tourism: Hello Vimal, It should be hot and humid in Goa in Aug 07 especially when it s not raining. To get more information on Goa please visit any of the following sites - http://goatourism.org/ http://www.goa-tourism.com/ You should definitely visit Old...

Travel in India: Travel in Himachal Pradesh, himachal pradesh tourism, seasoned traveler
himachal pradesh tourism, seasoned traveler, naggar: Hello Mandy, A month s period should be enough to spend enough time in each of these places. You are hitting on just about the right places. Climatewise, June is cool or even warm at some places. The Himachal Pradesh tourism website has loads of information...

Travel in India: Travel to/in India, animal reserves, tiger reserve
animal reserves, tiger reserve, gemstone: 3-4 days is not worth the two days or so of travel. My recommendation is fly to Delhi- ( many sites to visit there)...fly/train to Jaipur and then taxi to Rantampore Tiger reserve (seeing your interests is in animal reserves) otherwise there are a number of...

Travel in India: Travel in India, epicenter locations, mapquest
epicenter locations, mapquest, long distances: Hi, The mode of travel will very much depend on where and how far do you wish to travel within India. They do have airpass system in India offered by a few airline (check Jet airways). However, the airline industry in India is not as reliable as many other...

Travel in India: Travel to India, toyota innova, indian railways
toyota innova, indian railways, asp camp: Dear Tomas, Last things first, if you are planning to drive from Leh to Srinagar and Amritsar, my advise avoidable. For year round temperatures please check this site out: http://www.planholidays.com/ladakh/climate.php You can hire a Toyota Innova...

Travel in India: Travel - India - August, lonely planet india, buses and trains
lonely planet india, buses and trains, likes and dislikes: Hi Rachel, Between Leh and Mumbai you should not miss Delhi, Agra (Taj Mahal), Jaipur. From Mumbai you can even make a quick trip to Goa. There are overnight trains so you won t be wasting your time. Of course, there are also many flights to Goa from Mumbai...

Travel in India: Travel in India in August, monsoon season, himachal pradesh
monsoon season, himachal pradesh, southern india: Hi Heather, 1) There are places in South India which you will be able to visit in August, but they are really limited. You would want to do as much as possible during your stay to get the max bang for the buck. In that respect, South India would be not...

Travel in India: Travel to India end of August early September, weather temperature, high in the mountains
weather temperature, high in the mountains, terai region: Hi Danielle, In India (Mumbai, Udaipur, Jaipur, Agra and Delhi) you can expect the weather to be hot and humid with the monsoons in full swing. In Shimla you can expect a little less heat as it is high in the mountains. You can expect some rain. But this...

Travel in India: Travel in India (Rajasthan?), delhi streets, far point
delhi streets, far point, old delhi: Dear Mehmet, Rajasthan in April is the beginning of Summers and depending on the will of weather god.. the temperatures can rise till 40 degree Celsius and being a desert state there is no humidity in that part of the country. If you can change your tickets...

Travel in India: Travel to India with Toddler, tour buses, going to india
tour buses, going to india, young parents: Hi RaJ, I HAVE TRAVELLED FREQUENTLY WITH MY BOYS---NOW 21, 17 AND 9 to India---24 hrs door to door and it was never easy unless you are going buis class. Ithink it will be really hard to travel so much with a 2 yr old, sp in India where the dirt and disease...

Travel in India: Travel in India, indian himalaya, vipassana course
indian himalaya, vipassana course, mountain background: There are quite a few courses now and really for both this and trekking wait until you arrive. You can get a better look at the timings fo the courses when you are there and the trekking should be based on departtue locale .MOst are 2-4 day trips,anything...

Travel in India: Travel Information, chokhi dhani, noman
chokhi dhani, noman, kmph: Dear Noman, Delhi Agra and Jaipur actually lie in a triangle geographically speaking. You can take a taxi from Delhi to take you to Delhi, Jaipur and Back. IF would be good if you could stay the first night in Agra and move to Jaipur early next day...

Travel in India: Travel to Jodhpur in August, umaid bhawan palace, monsoon season
umaid bhawan palace, monsoon season, insect repellants: Hi Geraldine, You will have a nice trip to Jodhpur, Rajasthan has a lot to offer with a very rich cultural and history. Since u are travelling in August, more than the monsoon, the humidity would be a problem so make sure u raccomodation and transport...

Travel in India: Travel in June to Rajasthan- Single traveller., single traveller, step wells
single traveller, step wells, jaiselmer: Lonely Planet is pretty trustworthy in terms of lodigng,. Inexpensive lodging is usually in areas grouped together so not a problem. As your time is so limited - I would by-pass Delhi ( though I love the city ) and travel by train from Bombay to Ahmabadad...

Travel in India: Travel with kids in Aug/Sep, automatic choice, favorite destinations
automatic choice, favorite destinations, darjeeling: Hi, All of the above places are good spots to go at that time of the year. Goa will be moderately warm at that time compared to Darjeeling or Shimla, however the beaches of Goa provide a great retreat during the monsoons and form one of the favorite destinations...

Travel in India: Travel in Ladakh Delhi Amritsar, monsoon season, oxygen levels
monsoon season, oxygen levels, manali: Hi Jeremy, I had posted a reply to your question last week but for some reason I guess it hasnt reached you, I m getting the reminder mails for it, so here it is again... July/August is a good period for making a trip to Ladakh, I would recommend it...

Travel in India: Travel to Leh-Ladakh in Sept., road journey, passport holders
road journey, passport holders, canadian passport: Dear Richa, Leh/ Ladakh is safe and there are two land routes to Leh one from Srinagar and second form Manali, both passing through mountainous desert, Manali Leh highway is open July through September and Srinagar Leh highway is open for a slightly longer...

Travel in India: Travel to Mumbai, monsoon season, water logging
monsoon season, water logging, bottled water: Hi Sonja, Monsoon has been pretty bad in Mumbai off late, though by end of August I would expect the worst to be over. But despite that you need to be prepared for water borne deseases like malaria and dengue. Do take your shots and do not drink anything...

Travel in India: Travel to North India in August, sleepy hamlet, ok weather
sleepy hamlet, ok weather, weather roads: Dear Neepa, I think Bombay to Delhi should be by air or train. Make Gurgaon your base and dump your luggage there and take a day trip by a rented car to Agra and I also recommend that you fit in a short hop to Fatehpur Sikri, it is my favourite. The trick...

Travel in India: Travel to North India, kedarnath badrinath, rudraprayag
kedarnath badrinath, rudraprayag, north india: Hi Priya, That is a preety ticky question. In India, the monsoons are known to begin on June 15 which is the standard date every year. The Monsoons can get delayed by some or early by some, but June 15 is used as the date for any planning. If rain is not...

Travel in India: Travel Plan, lonely planet india, north goa
lonely planet india, north goa, economical travel: Hi Anand, Thanks for your kind words but I don t have any magic wand for your for Goa. Saying you re a few months late is an understatement especially where Goa in Dec - Jan is concerned. You re going to have to try your luck by using all the resources...

Travel in India: Travel plans to Rajasthan, makemytrip, mom dad
makemytrip, mom dad, itinary: Hi Aparna, The return trip Jaisalmer - Delhi is about 900 KMS.. and you can do Ajmer/ Pushkar during your return so the return journey will have a nice break to look forward to. http://www.nivalink.com/samsandunescamp/index.html http://www.makemytrip.co.in/makemytrip/promotions/bestseller_holidays/bestseller-holidays-newyear-special-jaisalmer.jsp...

Travel in India: Travel to Rajasthan, rann of kutch, leisurely pace
rann of kutch, leisurely pace, good speeds: Dear Rajarshi, http://www.nivalink.com/rannriders/index.html You can try this place. They offer good accommodation and food but this should be a busy season for them, just check before heading for this place. This could be a good last stop before heading...

Travel in India: Travel route, wildlife sanctuary, back waters
wildlife sanctuary, back waters, closest airport: Hello Andrew, Since you are arriving in Kolkata, do consider visiting Darjeeling which is a Hill station from there make your way to Delhi and from there Agra to see the Taj Mahal, from there to Rajasthan where you could see the forts. In Rajasthan you...

Travel in India: Travel routes, kathmandu nepal, monsoon season
kathmandu nepal, monsoon season, coastal side: Hi Andrew, you can fly out from Banglore/Delhi for going to Thailand. I woul dnot recommend Mumbai as June/july would be the monsoon season and it might not be the best time to travel that side. So if you choose to go to banglore side, then you can explore...

Travel in India: Travel routes, air india, direct flights
air india, direct flights, jet airways: Hi Andrew, Kolkata itself is connected to Bangkok via daily flights either by Thai Airways or by Jet Airways. If you are not ending your trip in India at Kolkata, you could end your trip in any of the following cities from where you should be able to board...

Travel in India: Travel to Tibet, china south west airlines, lonely planet tibet
china south west airlines, lonely planet tibet, south west airlines: Hello Pamela, Try these websites - www.kailashmansarovar.org/ www.indiatraveltimes.com/yatra/kailashyatra.html www.kailashmanasyatra.com www.yatra-india.com www.trektibet.com/kailash_mansarovar_yatra.htm www.mountkailash.com I did the yatra...

Travel in India: Travel from Tibet to India, lhasa tibet, western china
lhasa tibet, western china, closest city: There are some overland services via Kathmandu - or fly to Kathmandu and overland to India ( Patna is closest city near border point)_ other borders between China and India are closed. If you desire an overland route - then travel to Western China, into Pakistan...

Travel in India: Travel - Tibet,Napal,India, napal india, travel tibet
napal india, travel tibet, chinese visa: Hi Dietrech, You can either arrive into China from the US, then travel to Tibet, then Nepal and then into India or you can do the reverse. Why I mention China is because one Chinese Visa will suffice for both Tibet and China and it would make sense for...

Travel in India: Travel to Tibet, high altitude sickness, travel to tibet
high altitude sickness, travel to tibet, best greetings: Dear Nurten, Yes September is a good time to visit Tibet. If you take the required precautions there is very little chance of you falling ill, let alone dying, from high altitude sickness. The trick is to gain height gradually and not suddenly. You can travel...

Travel in India: Travel to Varanassi with a 12 year old, fellow traveller, christmas holiday
fellow traveller, christmas holiday, chauffer: Hi Leslie, Since you plan to go around to a few different places, I would recommend that you book a car for yourself with a chauffer from Delhi which will take you around and get you back to Delhi in the end. There is rail, and there are also flights available,...

Travel in India: Travel (for youngsters), shoe string budget, south india
shoe string budget, south india, popular travel: Hello Beth, I suggest that you purchase a travel book on India - preferably South India. I understand the popular travel books like LONELY PLANET, FODDORS, ROOUGH GUIDE, LETS GO, etc. do have editions that deal specifically with India or South India in...

Travel in India: Traveling to Bombay, guest accommodation, paying guest
guest accommodation, paying guest, month and a half: Hello Shilpa, Please tap someone in Bombay with whom you will be volunteering - they should be in a position to advise you and help you get some accommodation. Otherwise you can take the help of a Bombay tabloid called MID-DAY where you will find classifieds...

Travel in India: Traveling to Delhi in 72 hours need advice, guest houses in delhi, humid weather
guest houses in delhi, humid weather, light showers: Hi Ruth, For clean and economical accomodation, I would suggest guest houses in Delhi. You can try http://www.master-guesthouse.com/ this is centrally located in Delhi and seems reasonably priced. You may want to look at other options aswell such as YWCA...

Travel in India: Traveling in India during Monsoon., monsoons in india, monsoon season
monsoons in india, monsoon season, travel agents in delhi: Hi Diana, I ve been getting a lot of questions lately on the monsoons in India. You might want to check out some of my previous responses in addition to this one in case I miss out on something in my answer to you. If you re coming to Delhi, then you...

Travel in India: Traveling in June, planning a trip, day trip
planning a trip, day trip, many thanks: Hi Tomas, For a 14 day trek I would suggest 2 options : One is to Go from Delhi to Manali and then to Leh by road or by air and there Trek thru to Nubra Valley or Zanskar. Another option is to trek through the chamba valley. personally I would...

Travel in India: Traveling in June, overseas passengers, indian airlines
overseas passengers, indian airlines, indian rupee: Dear Tomas, You need to take a flight to Leh, capital of ladakh and you need a day to acclimatize to the low oxygen levels in that place. You can make online bookings through www.makemytrip.com or through the websites of wither Indian Airlines The National...

Travel in India: Traveling to Mysore, India, mysore india, meningitis outbreak
mysore india, meningitis outbreak, hindi service: Hi, I have just arrived in India and was constantly in touch with news in India before. However, I am not aware of any type of epidemic in that area. I am attaching a link to one of the best national newspapers s Bangalore section (which is applicable to...

Travel in India: Traveling in rajasthan + holidays, woman traveller, muslim holiday
woman traveller, muslim holiday, chartered flights: Dear Gili, I understand that you are planning to fly from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer, but when I last checked there are no non chartered flights between the two cities. If my understanding is correct, please check if there is an air connection between the two...

Travel in India: Traveling in rajasthan and holidays, traveling in rajasthan, woman traveller
traveling in rajasthan, woman traveller, muslim holidays: Hi Gili - 1. Markets will be closed but likely parades and ceremonies in town. Restaurants should be fine. 2. No problems for Muslim holidays 3. I haven t been to the Ashram but generally good reports. Itinerary is a bit quick but workable. _ can see an extra...

Travel in India: Travell South India during July - August for 2 days, grt temple bay, wildlife sanctuaries
grt temple bay, wildlife sanctuaries, afternoon train: Hello Muthukumar, Have you been to Coonoor, Ooty and surrounding Nilgiri Hills? If you haven t, I strongly recommend you to try. There are many wildlife sanctuaries in the foothills and Coonoor itself is a great place. I like it better than Ooty and your...

Travel in India: Travell South India during August - September, wild life sanctuaries, southern sojourn
wild life sanctuaries, southern sojourn, india goa: Hello Avshalom, You seem to be from Israel and I find it surprising that you have not been to the south of India - specifically Goa where most Israelis go to chill out after their period in the Armed Forces is over. Anyway, high temperatures in the south...

Travel in India: Travelling to Ahmedabad, monsoon season, degree celsius
monsoon season, degree celsius, satellite c: Dear Daksha, August is the fag end of the Monsoon Season, which starts around June 20th.. though we have experienced rains much before that this year. In August the temperatures are in manageable 30-40 degree Celsius and on cloudy the weather gets really...

Travel in India: Travelling around India, good music, monsoon
good music, monsoon, two friends: Goa is def the best place to go to chill on the beach, meet new people and listen to good music. Unfortunately, June, July and August are the monsoon months here in India and probably the least good time to travel. The winter months, Nov to March are the...

Travel in India: Travelling around India/Nepal, indian railways, monsoon period
indian railways, monsoon period, indianrail: Hi Jonathan, You seem to have planned out your round the world trip (lucky you!) quite well. At least the initial starting part looks good. September is a good time to be in Nepal and no the monsoons would be over by then - definitely. The moutains and...

Travel in India: Travelling to coorg, madikeri, palyul
madikeri, palyul, railheads: Dear Arjun, Madikeri is connected to both Mysore and Mangalore (115 Kms and 140 kms. respectively). Road from Mysore to Khushalnagar is OK but further it is very bad for about 20-30 odd kms. and some of it was under construction when I visited it last year...

Travel in India: Travelling to Delhi In july, mathura, shimla
mathura, shimla, chandigarh: Hi Vee, Its quiet a small period for so many places, the weather as you can predict in monsoon would be hot and humid in Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, mathura, Chandigarh and would be a bit cooler in Shimla. I personally would not like this time of the year for...

Travel in India: Travelling end of june and through july, ajanta and ellora caves, ajanta and ellora
ajanta and ellora caves, ajanta and ellora, iternary: Your iternary includes geographically very diverse places which have different conditions during the time you plan to visit. While I wouldnt go as far as saying that the weather will be horrible for all of these places, the temperature in Delhi, Agra & Jodhpur...

Travel in India: Travelling to India in August, travelling to india, nilesh
travelling to india, nilesh, monsoons: Hello Veronica, Don t let the monsoons stop your trip to Goa and/or Kerala. These places have a different charms in the rains and you should enjoy that as well. Jaipur and Delhi will be quite hot during Aug as well as humid because of the rains - not that...

Travel in India: Travelling to India in December, poor air quality, travelling to india
poor air quality, travelling to india, low altitude: It s a good time of the year, and you are in low altitude so not sure what the fog problem is. Amritsar, as in many Indian cities can have poor air quality ( big time smog) . I m guessing with the single destination, you are visiting friends and family ....

Travel in India: Travelling in India, low budget travel, incredibleindia
low budget travel, incredibleindia, travelling in india: Hello Claire, India is a huge country and just a month is grossly inadequate to savour all the myriad aspects of this country. I have lived here a lifetime and yet there are parts of the country that I have not seen. Anyway, one makes do with what one...

Travel in India: Travelling in monsoon season, freak weather, monsoon season
freak weather, monsoon season, beautiful india: A few minor delays can be expected when travelling by air or train but nothing that would severely disrupt your schedules... unless of course there are cyclonic winds or other similar freak weather systems which we cant predict now :) Have fun visiting...

Travel in India: Treatment at tibet, china south west airlines, tibet lhasa
china south west airlines, tibet lhasa, south west airlines: Hello Sunny, First of all I have no idea about any Tibetan treatment for caner available in Tibet (Lhasa or anywhere else). I would strongly recommend that your friend checks the antecedents of these people offering treatment. The fastest way to travel...

Travel in India: Trekking, small motels, ground realities
small motels, ground realities, indian citizens: Hi Vinod, 1) Plenty of cheap accomodations in Ladakh. You can find a guide service upon arrival. or use the Lonely Planet guide books for India and Trekking in INdia. 2) No Permission needed to visit monastaries 3) You will likely us a service of some...

Travel in India: Trekking, small motels, ground realities
small motels, ground realities, guest accommodation: hi Vinod, Thanks for the invitation, our plan for Leh was to fly there and explore some of the remote area in 4X4 drives. Im still not too sure about my time plan for this. Do let me know ur contact details, I would certainly be interested. For the tents...

Travel in India: Trekking, mountaineering association, maharasthra
mountaineering association, maharasthra, office friends: Hi Vinod What happned to your back? hope its nothing serious! I had a slipped disc in my backbone. That happened after my trek to Thekkaddy way back in 1993. Thats an old story but I had been trekking, Rafting, Caving extensively inspite of it. But last...

Travel in India: Trekking, small motels, ground realities
small motels, ground realities, indian citizens: Hi Vinod, Trekking in Ladhak is a most excellent choice. As an Indian citizen you will not face any problems regarding permits, etc. Instead of answering your questions I m going to give you a few guidelines which will not only answer your questions...

Travel in India: Tribal Belt, vehicle breakdowns, land slides
vehicle breakdowns, land slides, traffic jams: Hi Grace, sorry for the delay in response, I m myself presently travelling! August would be fairly rainy for the route you have mentioned. The journey uptill Manali is fairly easy, between manali and rohtang you can find quiet a bit of rains and the road...

Travel in India: Trip to Dalhousie, luxury buses, hotel recommendations
luxury buses, hotel recommendations, planning a trip: Hi Snigdhaa, You can get luxary buses for dalhousie from CP and ISBT. I havent personally travelled to Dalhousie to be able to recommend any hotels personally but would suggest you to checkout http://www.mouthshut.com/Product/categories.php?cid=926910 for...

Travel in India: Trip to Dalhousie, luxury buses, taxi operator
luxury buses, taxi operator, taxi rates: Dear Snigdha, Delhi to Dalhousie is about 550 plus kms and it is a long journey to take in one go or take a bus there. There could be buses of Private operators between the two stations but I doubt that is a good idea. You should take a taxi and this...

Travel in India: Trip to delhi in july, hillstations, chamba
hillstations, chamba, manali: Hi Mali, July is monsoons in India so while u can find lots of greenery and beauty u have to try to stay clear of the heavy rains. For July I would suggest u to visit from amongst the hillstations like Dhanaulti, Chamba, Rohtang, Manali or Ooty. Try...

Travel in India: Trip to Himachal, happy cycling, landcape
happy cycling, landcape, north india: Hi David Yes it rains heavy during that time of the year in North India. It is peak of Monsoon. But then again rain has its own charm. I am sure you will love cycling there. Rains doesnt get better but yes the landcape is much better once you move towards...

Travel in India: Trip to Rajastan, safdar jang, full moon night
safdar jang, full moon night, qutub minar: Dear Dany, The best time to visit Rajasthan is from October to February, as March onwards it pretty hot to visit the state as it is primarily a desert state. If you can visit during the monsoon time it is very green nice, cool and off season as well....

Travel in India: taking the train, shatabdi express, seat allocations
shatabdi express, seat allocations, delhi station: Hi Barb, You can book your tickets online or ask your travel agent to make the reservations for you, it is quiet easy, you can do it at www.irctc.co.in. It will give u e-tickets that u can use and also make sure to check your seat allocations while boarding...

Travel in India: temperatures in Delhi, Rajasthan in late Dec., warm socks, traveling in india
warm socks, traveling in india, light jackets: Hi Tom, For late Dec thru early Jan, you are correct the temperatures are mildly cold during the day and can be frosty at night. I would suggest that you carry one all weather jacket and also carry some warm inners and warm socks since you migh tbe in places...

Travel in India: tourism laws in india, post graduate course, tourism law
post graduate course, tourism law, travelling in india: Dear Mohit You have raised a very valid question. I would have loved to deal the question at length but I regret i will not be able to do it at this forum. Yes You need to have unifrom tourism Laws to make india a major tourism destination in the world....

Travel in India: tourist spots in andaman and nicobar islands, andaman and nicobar islands, lonely planet india
andaman and nicobar islands, lonely planet india, andaman and nicobar: Hello Suresh, Your best bet is to contact a trusted travel agent in your city/locality/town who can give you authentic information about these islands. At the same time these websites may not be all that off the mark but you can verify the information from...

Travel in India: trailler in India, shlomi, trailler
shlomi, trailler, road conditions: Hi Shlomi, That sounds like quiet an adventurous venture! While it is a great idea you would have to do a good amout of research in terms of where all can u go in the trailer considering the road conditions in some of the tough to reach places. I personally...

Travel in India: train from Delhi to Islamabad, british citizen, amritsar
british citizen, amritsar, departure time: There is no train upto Islamabad from India. The only available train from India - Samjhota Express departs from Amritsar and runs upto Lahore only. The departure time from Amritsar is around 9.30 AM and reaches Lahore same day by 13.30 Hence i think...

Travel in India: travel in August-September, new jalpaiguri, heritage train
new jalpaiguri, heritage train, metro cities: In that case why don t you try to go to Darjeeling, Kurseong, Kalimpong and Gangtok. You can enjoy the heritage train ride from New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling. These places should be close to you as you live in the eastern part of India. Hope this helps....

Travel in India: travel from amritsa to varanasi, train journeys, air deccan
train journeys, air deccan, irctc: hi helen, sorry for the delay, I was trying to checkup the possible travel options for a direct flight connecton between varanasi to amritsar. unfortunately there isnt any direct flight. However there is a direct train connecton between the two by the train...

Travel in India: travel to Dharmasala, major cities in india, deluxe coach
major cities in india, deluxe coach, indian airlines: Daily Bus go to Dharmasala ( deluxe coach ) from Majnu ka Tilla in New Delhi. ( This would be most convenient to you ). Also Buses from ISBT ( BUS Stand), you may get Buses for dharamasal or upto pathankot. After pathankot you may go bu taxi or bus. In...

Travel in India: travel during the monsoon, monsoon season, travelling companion
monsoon season, travelling companion, monsoons: Hello, Goa is actually one of the best places to visit during the monsoons if one does not mind the rain. So yes, you can continue on that plan. WRT Shimla, it does not receive a lot of rainfall but sometimes there are landslides around the area which...

Travel in India: travel to India, Nepal, Tibet, chill out place, nepal tibet
chill out place, nepal tibet, thamel area: Hi Alan, You are welcome to ask as many questions as you want. After all that s why we signed up as volunteers, didn t we? It also brings back fond memroies of travel undertaken and adventure experienced. Anyway, let me answer your questions as they...

Travel in India: travel in india, india edition, safe travels
india edition, safe travels, travelling to india: Hello Jack, I m afraid I don t have any suggestions on how you can visit these national parks on a budget. From what I understand they are high-end destinations and the government wants to keep it that way by keeping prices high. However, please refer...

Travel in India: travel in india july/august, dharmsala, intinerary
dharmsala, intinerary, monsoon season: Hi Tara...given you have 3 weeks, no reason to visit KTM. The best options for that time are Mountain areas ( Ladakh, or Garwhals such as Manali and Dharmsala - or the Gangotri area for trekking. ) or South India - which wil be hot but not too rainy ( so...

Travel in India: travel to india in two weeks, volvo buses, 5 star hotel
volvo buses, 5 star hotel, elusive world: Hi Gaylynn, There are a lot of options in hotels depending o nur budget range. For the pricier ones u can look online, I can recommend you the more economical ones :) For Delhi, u can look at Madras hotel in CP which is right in the heart of allthe activity,...

Travel in India: travel in india, cloudy atmosphere, touristic place
cloudy atmosphere, touristic place, visiting india: Hi David, For what you want to do, July appears to be a preety good month since that is the time of the monsoons. Relaxing on the beaches with a cloudy atmosphere can be really soothing since otherwise it is preety hot in India at most places. One of...

Travel in India: travel in MP in august, degree celcius, panchmari
degree celcius, panchmari, itenarary: Yes, it is indeed very hot in MP and around August, it would be around 38-42 degree celcius and a bit humid aswell. The hill stations there(Pachmarhi etc) though would be a little cooler. But yes, u do need to take a hot weather into account for planning any...

Travel in India: travel from Mumbai to Chennai/ southwest in Sept, low cost airlines, going to india
low cost airlines, going to india, incredible india: Hi Caroline, Hop onto a plane - there are many choices to choose from low-cost airlines to the fully paid up ones. One way ticket could range from Rs 1500 to Rs 5000 depending upon which airline you choose and how early you book. For more information...

Travel in India: travel from Napel to Tibet, china south west airlines, south west airlines
china south west airlines, south west airlines, china south west: Hello Kevin, It s best to check with your travel agent as they normally have the latest up dated information. I checked the China South West Airlines www.cswa.com and could not get an English version of their website. I explored a little bit and found...

Travel in India: travel visa, web advertisements, visa services
web advertisements, visa services, travel visa: The services are generally legit especially if they have a web site. You can also use a service in DC and they can take it to the embassy. Many, Many countries require a visa before entrance. Most consulates/embassasies have a shorter turnaround for walk in...

Travel in India: traveling during monsoons, coconut lagoon, indian royalty
coconut lagoon, indian royalty, state of rajasthan: Hi Lana, There are places all over India to explore the culture and natural beauty. Starting from the South, there is the state of Kerela which offers unparalleled mix of natural beauty and culture. You can stay in Coconut Lagoon there, which is a luxurious...

Travel in India: traveling in India late July/early August, bus terminus, safe travels
bus terminus, safe travels, traveling in india: Hello Ethan, Yes, you re right by July/Aug the monsoons will well and truly have arrived and most part of the country will be experiencing rainfall on an almost daily basis. The good part is that it cools down the summer heat and it s not impossible to...

Travel in India: travelling in India, unesco world heritage, chandra bhaga
unesco world heritage, chandra bhaga, andaman and nicobar islands: Dear Anna your travel dates are Right in the middle of Monsoon. And weather in East coast ie from Kolkata to Kanyakumari is going to be at its worst. Including flood and cyclones. Still I would recommend the route for you. Since you said you would be...

Travel in India: travelling within india, volvo buses, train types
volvo buses, train types, internal flights: Hi Gemma, For internal flights, you can checkout SpiceJet, Kingfisher, Air Deccan.. this link might help: http://www.mouthshut.com/airlines/index.html From buses perspective, make sure not to travel by local buses and stick to luxury volvo buses, these...

Travel in India: travelling to india in june/july, state of uttaranchal, badrinath kedarnath
state of uttaranchal, badrinath kedarnath, travel agent in india: Hello, Lets take your questions one by one : 1) India is very diverse in climate, and different parts of India will have highly different climate in the same time of the year. This is no surprise given the fact that it is a large country. For the time...

Travel in India: travelling in india, lonely planet publications, travelling to india
lonely planet publications, travelling to india, travelling in india: Hi Richard, March, April and May are the hottest months in India and I would strongly advise you to bring forward your dates to Dec, Jan, Feb which are much cooler. The monsoon is little later in June, July and August. However, if you want to spend the...

Travel in India: travelling in july aug sept india, reply thanks, worst time
reply thanks, worst time, baroda: Hi there, I assume that you have lived in India for some time, so you preety much know the conditions. I believe that you will have to take some precautions depending on the time of the year. Monsoons are the worst time to visit a place which gets a lot...

Travel in India: travelling from mumbai to chennai in june is it possible ?, monsoon season, world trip
monsoon season, world trip, female friends: Hi Rebecca, Mid June is precisely the time that the monsoon starts in India. Since it is the start, it should not be a concern. Yes, sometimes the rains do get bad and affect transporation like railway, however that usually happens much deeper into the...

Travel in India: travelling in north india in june, corbett tiger reserve, north india
corbett tiger reserve, north india, afternoon time: Hi Katy, Summer in North India is very testing. Currently, there is an unbearable heat wave in North India where people are unable to leave from their homes or work in the afternoon time. Heat is always a concern in North at this time, but it is even more...

Travel in India: trip to delhi, karol bagh, connaught place
karol bagh, connaught place, delhi haat: hi Ishana, Delhi has a lot of reasonable hotel options, it depends on the area where u want to be close to. In central delhi, the places which have a lot of hotels are Karol Bagh, Connaught Place, Pahar Ganj(a bit dirty but cheap). For visiting, u should...

Travel in India: my trip to Rajastan, religious sentiments, degree celsius
religious sentiments, degree celsius, short skirts: Dear Joyce, March is the begining of summer season for Rajasthan and the temperatures can go up to 35-37 degree celsius, but the real summers start in April, May and June so its not a bad time to visit. Usually all the overseas visiters prefer November-February...

Travel in India: trip to rajasthan, wildlife sanctury, trojan virus
wildlife sanctury, trojan virus, mom dad: Dear Dr. Bharati, Thanks for writing in first of all you can check out the official website of Rajasthan Tourism viz. http://www.rajasthantourism.gov.in/ Rajasthan Tourism also has its own Taxi service and its reasonably priced and you get receipts for...

Travel in India: turban and saree, social occassions, reasen
social occassions, reasen, boyfrind: Dear Maya Greetings from India ! Nice to know about yout interest in Indian Culture. Your name sounds very Indian. Yes women in India do put a part of their saree s on their head. It is a custom here. It is also done to show respect to elders. The...

Travel in India: Udaipur / Electrical adapters, step up voltage converter, voltage converters
step up voltage converter, voltage converters, preferred locations: Hi Mae, I am not an expert on electrical appliances, but the electricity here is 220 volts and 50 Hz. The converters and plug adapters are relatively easy to get and he should try and get these stuff in Delhi itself or Bombay as there are the two most preferred...

Travel in India: Udaipur / Electrical adapters, step up voltage converter, voltage convertor
step up voltage converter, voltage convertor, voltage converters: hi Mae, The standard voltage in India is 220v at 50-60Hz frequency. Your husband would be needing a Voltage converter for the same. The thing to look out for should be that the output of the adapter(voltage & frequency) should be the same as what the device...

Travel in India: Udaipur / Electrical converters, step up voltage converter, electrical converters
step up voltage converter, electrical converters, voltage converters: Madam, Your understanding is correct that he needs a step-up voltage converter to go from 110v to 230/240v, and also plug adapters so his cords will fit into the sockets available. These adopters are readily available in india , Delhi or Udaipur. ...

Travel in India: Underage traveller in India, shoestring budget, lonely planet publications
shoestring budget, lonely planet publications, indian embassy: Hi Riley, I am overwhelmed by your enthusiasm and admire your spirit. However, I seriously think you should wait a little longer to travel on your own in India. Not only will you be more mature but you will also enjoy yourself better. Whether you are...

Travel in India: uttaranchal tourism, tourism in india, adventure tourism
tourism in india, adventure tourism, future prospects: Dear Manisha Greetings from Allexperts ! You have asked a very interesting question. What I would say is Uttaranchal is a front runner in Adventure tourism in India. What Uttaranchal needs is good promotion at the international level. Which we see...

Travel in India: Vaccines- shots, water purification tablets, new dehli
water purification tablets, new dehli, maleria: hi Jessie, I would recommend you to get yourself vaccinated for Hepatitis and also get flu shots. Besides this, you should also carry medication for Maleria and recently there were a few cases reported of Dengue fever, so have some med for that aswell,...

Travel in India: Varanasi and then?, monsoon season, travelling to india
monsoon season, travelling to india, sleeper train: Hi Christophe, Varanasi is indeed an interesting city to visit, it is not the usual tourist destination for a vacation but still an amazingly beautiful and serene place. If u do get a chance, I would suggest u to watch the movie Banŕras . For getting...

Travel in India: Varanasi and then?, spiritual places, decisive factor
spiritual places, decisive factor, spiritual experience: Hello, Calcutta is slightly nearer to Varanasi (680 kms) compared to Delhi (780 kms). I am not sure if this small difference becomes a decisive factor, so I would recommend picking whichever city you can fly into most conveniently or cheaper price from...

Travel in India: Varkala, Kerrala, india kerela, lonely planet publications
india kerela, lonely planet publications, keralatourism: Hi Clare, Although it s been a while since I personally went to Kerala, from what I hear and read about the place, you re dead right that it s the perfect place to visit. November is also a good time as the monsoons would be over and the weather would be...

Travel in India: Visit during Monsoon season, monsoon season, rain fall
monsoon season, rain fall, desert area: Hi Kevin, Thx for having chosen India as your prospective destination. I admire the purpose for which you have planned to go, since few people in the world realize that the best that India has to offer actually lies in the culture. Monsoons for the year...

Travel in India: Visit to nainital in the mo/o August, wedding annerversary, monsoon time
wedding annerversary, monsoon time, traffic jams: Dear Chitra, I think hill stations are at their beautiful best during rains and it should be a good time to go there to spend a nice holiday and celebrate your anniversary. Just check out for rains and blockages if any on the highway leading to the...

Travel in India: Visiting Leh in 1st/2nd week of May, cold desert, suitable destination
cold desert, suitable destination, romantic destinations: Hi Shan, I m afraid I have never been to Leh and thus cannot recommend any hotels. If I may say so Leh is not a suitable destination for a honeymoon and you d be better off looking at any other more romantic destinations. Leh is a cold desert and is quite...

Travel in India: Volunterring in India, monsoon season, volunterring
monsoon season, volunterring, west bengal: Hi Jordan - it s safe in terms of the monsoon and women can certainly get hassled - but I would hope that your organization has had frank discussions with you and they are providing culural support. Overall, the dangers are relativley small, Calcutta is...

Travel in India: visit to shimla, kullu, landslides
kullu, landslides, manali: Dear Raymond, It does rain quite a bit during that time in Himachal Pradesh resulting in landslides across the state. More often than not the main Highway Chandigarh - Shimla gets blocked only for a few hours but yes there are landslides on this highway....

Travel in India: visit to shimla, land slides, traffic jams
land slides, traffic jams, kullu: hi rayomand August would have its share of rains. i dont think there is much to worry about landslides though in the places you are planning to visit land slides may be a problem incase you are planning to go father than manali to Rohtang and beyond. But...

Travel in India: Want to go to India, lonely planet india, safe travels
lonely planet india, safe travels, good looking babes: Hello AJ, Yes, Goa is an excellent place to visit but don t let yourself be limited to only this one place. India is a huge country with so much variety that even I have not sampled all of its delights after living in this country for over 50 years. ...

Travel in India: Weather in August, indian tourist, monsoon season
indian tourist, monsoon season, tourist board: If you check the Indian Tourist Board website you can get an accurate picture of the weather at that time of year. August is often the satart of the monsoon season when it rains nearly every day for three months, usually in the afternoon if I remember correctly...

Travel in India: Weather in Goa and Kerala in August, weather in goa, prime season
weather in goa, prime season, south india: Can be rainy on and off and often hot and humid and most of India will be. South India is fine most of the time though winter is prime season for India. If you are bothered by the heat then you can take to mountains up North. Depends on your interests. ...

Travel in India: Weather in India in August/Sept, weather in india, travelling to india
weather in india, travelling to india, beach areas: Hello Gigi, Not really...Goa is now being sold to tourists as Goa for All Seasons and that includes monsoons as well. So go ahead and plan your trip with out any such fears. Expect heavy rain spells but nothing that will washout the beaches, etc....

Travel in India: Weather in India in June, July,August, weather in india, kulu manali
weather in india, kulu manali, average rainfall: You have selected all the right places, but as you fear, at the wrong time ! But I can see your limitations in selecting the period. Jaipur is in a desert. There is not much rain there, and it is going to be hot. The remaining places you have selected have...

Travel in India: Weather in Kerala at the end of August, fortune tellers, monsoon season
fortune tellers, monsoon season, bright sunshine: there are no guarantees for what the weather will be like in mid august. it is the rainy season so it could rain all day OR it could be bright sunshine. I think it s best you warn them of the possibility of rain and let them make up their own minds. after...

Travel in India: whats it like in rajasthan in august?, room tariff, desert state
room tariff, desert state, flash floods: Dear Vicki, Rajasthan being a desert state the monsoons are not as furious as in the plains of westerns Indian states like Maharashtra or Gujarat. Actually it is a good season to visit the place as even with little parts of this desert state turn green...

Travel in India: woman in India, backpacking in south america, volunteering in india
backpacking in south america, volunteering in india, sleeper class: Hi Michele, You seem to be pretty clued up about how to travel safely in India having lived here for many months. Yes, the north is more conservative than the South about how women are treated, etc. but you shouldn t have to worry too much if you take the...

Travel in India: woman in rajasthan, thumb rule, indian clothes
thumb rule, indian clothes, conservative society: Dear Maya, Namaste Travelling means a lot of things and if you are travelling in a rented car and staying in Star Hotels travelling alone is not a problem, walking alone on the streets could be a problem in small towns in Rajasthan, but that too is not...

Travel in India: a woman travelling alone with her son, travelling to india, golden triangle
travelling to india, golden triangle, petty crime: Yes you will be safe. Take the usual precautions one would when travelling in a foreign country. Hire cars (if you re travelling by one) through an agency or a hotel. Let your hotel know where you re going, esp at night. Carry your travel documents carefully....

Travel in India: "Youngster" travelling..., travelling girl, travelling to india
travelling girl, travelling to india, hotel costs: Hello Khat, Please don t get the impression that I m trying to avoid answering your question. You will appreciate that India is a vast country and it would be quite impossible to answer all your questions in the space of this forum. What I would advise...

Travel in India: a year in India, lonely planet rajasthan, lonely planet nepal
lonely planet rajasthan, lonely planet nepal, camel safari: Hi Rachel, Have you tried Lonely Planet publications? Although I have not used them for travelling in India, I have used them for my budget travels to several other countries and found them to contain the best information - exactly the kind you are looking...

Travel with Pets: 2 cats to Manila, rachel farris, indoor cats
rachel farris, indoor cats, pickup address: Hi Jane, Thanks for your email! I can certainly help you with your cats move to Manila. The expense varies depending on the size of your pets and the routing that we use to send your pets to Manila. In order to obtain an accurate quote, we need an approximate...

Travel with Pets: 2 cats, happy travels, wagging tails
happy travels, wagging tails, layover: Hi Ganga, Thanks for contacting PetRelocation.com. We send pets all over the world and they travel just fine on the long flights. We usually recommend having a layover somewhere - such as Amsterdam, Newark, Frankfurt, etc. - where there is an Animal Station...

Travel with Pets: 2 dogs, two dogs, warm regards
two dogs, warm regards, airlines: SEAN IT IS SAFEST, LESS STRESS TO FLIGHT TWO DOGS THAN TAKE BY AUTO. THEY COULD SLIP OUT THE DOOR WHEN GETTING OUT AND RUN OFF, SO MANY EVERY YEAR DO THIS IN TRAVELS TO VACATIONS, VISITING, ETC. DOGS CAN TRAVEL BY FOOT FOR MANY MILES IF THEY DO NOT GET...

Travel with Pets: Air Travel with Dog to Mexico, rabies vaccination, adventurous person
rabies vaccination, adventurous person, mexican consulate: Dear Deanna You sound like a VERY adventurous person. More power to you Where will you depart USA from? You would need to check with the particular airline to see if a pet can go as carry on. May only be able to go as checked baggage. I would not be...

Travel with Pets: Dogs and Cat Relocating from Thailand to Canada, customs fees, canadian customs
customs fees, canadian customs, size dogs: Dear Leah Thanks much for the opportunity to offer some assistance! What major city (airport) will you be arriving at in Canada? Will you be departing Bangkok? What airline will you use? What size dogs do you have? First, it will be MUCH cheaper to...

Travel with Pets: Does dog needs 2b quarantined when brought here to the US ?, rabies vaccination, rachel farris
rabies vaccination, rachel farris, happy travels: Hi Louisa, Thanks for your inquiry! The only requirements for importing a pet into the US are: Health certificate within 10 days of flight Current rabies vaccination They will ask for this when you are clearing through customs. There is no quarantine....

Travel with Pets: drive dogs through Mexico to guatemala, going to mexico, baggage area
going to mexico, baggage area, air shipment: Dear Alexandra I also have a lady going from Japan thru USA to Guatemala GUA seems to want a lot of paperwork, so I urge you to contact cargo@cargosa.net They are a pet shipper and broker in G.C. They seem to know just what you will need. At least...

Travel with Pets: Air Travel with Dog to Mexico, mexico city, laid back
Travel with Pets: Air Travel with Dog to Mexico, mexico city, laid back, merida

Travel with Pets: Dogs and Cat Relocating from Thailand to Canada, siberian husky, airplane
Travel with Pets: Dogs and Cat Relocating from Thailand to Canada, siberian husky, airplane, thailand

Travel with Pets: Moving to USA with our dogs, pet mover, legged friend
Travel with Pets: Moving to USA with our dogs, pet mover, legged friend, good luck

Travel with Pets: Travel to Greece with dogs, ventouris ferries, olympic airlines
Travel with Pets: Travel to Greece with dogs, ventouris ferries, olympic airlines, pet relocation

Travel with Pets: in transit in the USA, vacination, eperience
Travel with Pets: in transit in the USA, vacination, eperience, cargo area

Travel with Pets: flying dog to Germany from USA, rabies vaccination, military vet
rabies vaccination, military vet, dear linda: Dear Linda This should be no problem. First, pet needs microchip. Then, a rabies vaccination. This MUST be at least 30 days old and less than one year at time of travel. Then, aphis 7001 international health certificate issued within 10 days of travel....

Travel with Pets: Importing dog from USA to UK, rachel farris, happy travels
rachel farris, happy travels, import requirements: Hi Alisa, Thank you for your inquiry. The best place to start if you have questions regarding the current import requirements for the UK would be on the Rules & Regulations page for the UK on our website: http://petrelocation.com/petrules-101.html ...

Travel with Pets: Lab/ 12day old puppies, dear linda, mishler
dear linda, mishler, san antonio tx: Dear Linda I certainly can see no reason that this should not be OK So long as mother and children are together. Most of the questions asked of me refer to air travel. That would not be ok. Pets must be at least 8 weeks old for most situations. Your...

Travel with Pets: Moving our 21 year old cat from NY to NC, rachel farris, thyroid medication
rachel farris, thyroid medication, petrelocation: Hi Judy, Thanks for your inquiry. We do not typically specialize in ground transportation however my best recommendation to you would be to talk to your vet to see if he will sign off on your cat s health when traveling by ground. It does not sound like...

Travel with Pets: Moving My Cat back across Canada, rabies vaccination, rachel farris
rabies vaccination, rachel farris, happy travels: Hi Jackie, Thanks for your inquiry! The only requirements for importing a pet into the US are: Health certificate within 10 days of flight Current rabies vaccination They will ask for this when you are clearing through customs. If you need further...

Travel with Pets: Moving to Greece with dogs, rabies vaccination, importing dogs
rabies vaccination, importing dogs, steamship lines: Dear Gene Thanks much for your e-mail. I can be of MUCH more help to you if I knew where you are; or, where you would leave from to go to Greece! Are you in the USA? Air travel is the ONLY practical way to travel to Europe. The Cunnard Steamship Lines...

Travel with Pets: Moving with Pet to USA, rabies vaccination, rachel farris
rabies vaccination, rachel farris, happy travels: Hi, Thanks for your inquiry! The only requirements for importing a pet into the US are: Health certificate within 10 days of flight Current rabies vaccination They will ask for this when you are clearing through customs. Happy travels & wagging...

Travel with Pets: Moving my pet to US, rabies vaccination, valid rabies
rabies vaccination, valid rabies, dimensional weight: Dear Robin Thanks for the opportunity to assist you. There are MANY questions to answer, however! Where in USA are you now? Exactly where is the kitty in India? What major airport in India could be used? Who has custody of kitty? Are they able to...

Travel with Pets: Moving from South Africa to USA, rabies vaccination, valid rabies
rabies vaccination, valid rabies, mishler: Dear Mandy Thanks for the e-mail. If you don t mind me asking, where did you get the idea there might be quarantine? There is NO quarantine here in USA Very easy to enter. Health cert issued within 10 days of flight. Also, a valid rabies vaccination....

Travel with Pets: Moving to USA with our dogs, rabies vaccination, rachel farris
rabies vaccination, rachel farris, happy travels: Hi Marie, Thanks for your inquiry! The only requirements for importing a pet into the US are: Health certificate within 10 days of flight Current rabies vaccination They will ask for this when you are clearing through customs. For more details...

Travel with Pets: moving to LA from London, rabies vaccination, rachel farris
rabies vaccination, rachel farris, happy travels: Hi Natalie, Thanks for your inquiry! The only requirements for importing a pet into the US are: Health certificate within 10 days of flight Current rabies vaccination - *the US does not care if your shots have lapsed.* They will ask for this when...

Travel with Pets: NZ to US to NZ, pet shippers, miniature schnauzer
pet shippers, miniature schnauzer, pet shipping: Dear Christopher New Zealand and Australia are quite unique in their own requirements. I shall refer you to: Carol Moore at World Wide Pet Shipping in Los Angeles. She is the acknowledged expert in this area, and will be more than happy to assist you....

Travel with Pets: Positive Reading on Lepto Blood Test, antibody level, australia requests
antibody level, australia requests, dear clare: Dear Clare. Really sorry for what you are going thru! This is such a high tech medical problem, and I am totally non-qualified to address it. Nor, is any layman! If you go to page 4 of my: www.actionpetexpress.com I have direct links to both DEFRA...

Travel with Pets: My pet ?!, pet question, e mail
pet question, e mail, dachshund: Alex I very sorry for this delay in answering. I have been doing much research. I have so much info for you, too much for e-mail. Please call me tonight or tomorrow at: 888.234.5028 Absolutely NO obligation. Sincerely, Jerry Alex, I am sorry that...

Travel with Pets: relocation with family pet, rabies vaccinations, changing planes
rabies vaccinations, changing planes, traveling with dogs: Dear Jeanne Thanks much for your request for info. Will you be driving thru Mexico, or just changing planes there? When will this happen? What size and type dogs do you have? Where are you now, or will be traveling from? General rules are: rabies vaccinations...

Travel with Pets: Taking a Yorkie to Mexico, rachel farris, dhlpp vaccine
rachel farris, dhlpp vaccine, petrelocation: Hi Susan, Thanks for your inquiry. You don t say what kind of dog you have, however it is best to comply with the Mexican import requirements. I don t know why your vet will not issue the leptospiroses vaccine, but I suggest finding a vet who will vaccinate...

Travel with Pets: Terrier to Taipei, white highland terrier, rabies vaccination
white highland terrier, rabies vaccination, teaching english as a second language: Dear Jeremy Thanks for the question. This will be a loooong answer and will probably take several followups. No problem First for Taipei: visit: www.baphiq.gov.tw This will help a lot. Also, contact the NY USDA office in Albany at 518.457.3971...

Travel with Pets: Travel to Greece with dogs, importing dogs, pet relocations
importing dogs, pet relocations, there some sort: Hello Gene, Thank you for your inquiry. What a wonderful opportunity to be able to move to Greece! To answer your questions-- 1.Do you know about Greek laws and regulations pertaining to importing dogs? We have a helpful list of import requirement...

Travel with Pets: Traveling with a pet to Canada from US, rabies vaccination, valid rabies
rabies vaccination, valid rabies, pet passports: Dear Vincent Are you flying or driving? If by plane, the airlines are a bit more restrictive. They would want to see a health certificate going each way. H.C. s must be less than 10 days old, so, if you were in Canada for more than 10 days you would...

Travel with Pets: taking dogs from Thailand to England., british airlines, puppy dog
british airlines, puppy dog, two dogs: Dear Gemma I am VERY sorry for the late response! I just delivered two dogs to Charlotte, NC and just got back. What with weather, etc it has been a bit difficult. Please go to p. 4 of my: www.actionpetexpress.com and click on the DEFRA item. You...

Travel with Pets: in transit in the USA, rabies vaccination, pet shippers
rabies vaccination, pet shippers, washington dc area: Hello again Did you know you will have to go via Atlanta on Delta and make another connection? There are direct flights from LAX to GUA on United. Wonder why you were not routed that way? Anyway, I heard from the firm in GUA. If you contact them they...

Travel with Pets: travelling with parrot, rachel farris, pet relocation
rachel farris, pet relocation, happy travels: Hi Anna, Thanks for your inquiry! It is very difficult to transport parrots internationally -- most parrots need CITES permits which take some time to apply for and obtain. You can go to www.cites.org to look up your parrot and learn more about the...

Travel with Pets: Air travel english bulldog, pet shippers, shipping kennels
pet shippers, shipping kennels, english bulldog: There should be absolutely NO problem with shipping this dog by air. The temp in the cargo area is the same as passenger cabin. Only in summer months with hot outside temps would I recommend night flights Snubnose breeds do require larger than normal size...

Travel with Pets: Bringing our dog in from Cape Verde to Portugal, pet relocation, moving to Portugal
pet relocation, moving to Portugal, moving with pets: Hello Elaine! Here are the import requirements for entering an EU country. If you follow these, there should not be any quarantine time, otherwise, there will be a three month quarantine. Import Requirements for Dogs and Cats Entering an EU Country:...

Travel with Pets: Bringing dox from USA to Mexico, influenza vaccine, parvo vaccine
influenza vaccine, parvo vaccine, mexican consulate: Dear Nicole No one here seems to know of the PIP, either. Other than it might be a para-influenza vaccine. Would you mind referring to me the site(s) you picked this up from? I do not know what state you are in??? Check with the USDA vet for your state...

Travel with Pets: bringing a pet cat back to the USA from Africa, import, cat
import, cat, travel: Hi Nancy, Thank you for your question. The answer to your question is, YES, she can bring the cat back with her but she has to make sure that the cat is in compliance with the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) regulations as well as her state s requirements...

Travel with Pets: Costa Rica to England, Pet Relocation, Pets
Pet Relocation, Pets, Costa Rica: Hello Caroline! A move from Costa Rica to the UK can be tricky. First off, Costa Rica is not an approved country for import into the UK. The dogs would first need to go to an approved country, such as the US for example, and stay there for a period of 6...

Travel with Pets: cat to scotland, moving with pets, pet relocation
moving with pets, pet relocation, moving to the UK: Hello Jessica! If you already have a pet passport (within the Pet Scheme requirements for all pets entering an EU County) and your cat s rabies vaccine is still current, the move should be fairly simple and your should not be looking at any quarantine...

Travel with Pets: Dog Traveling from Toronto to Taiwan, pet relocation, pet moving
pet relocation, pet moving, moving to taiwan: Hello Christine! The cargo area is actually the calmest place your dog could be in a plane. It s quiet and dimly lit, versus the cabin with all kinds of strange noises and smells. I know it seems like a long time, but it really is equivalent to a really...

Travel with Pets: my dogs go to poland, polish consulate, mishler
polish consulate, mishler, english polish: There is NO quarantine. From USA, you would need: microchip rabies vac at least 30 days old and less than 1 yr. International health cert issued within 10 days of travel (endorsed by usda in the USA) and MOST important: EU form 998 English-Polish listing...

Travel with Pets: Flying from Germany - USA, a330 airbus, valid rabies
a330 airbus, valid rabies, northwest airlines: Coral You simply mis-read the requirements....Do NOT worry about the stress level of the dog. People WAY overestimate this issue. Pets do fine. It s the owners who get all stressed out. This dog sounds small enough to travel in the cabin. Try another...

Travel with Pets: Bringing dox from USA to Mexico, parainfluenza, parvovirus
Travel with Pets: Bringing dox from USA to Mexico, parainfluenza, parvovirus, pip

Travel with Pets: Costa Rica to England
Travel with Pets: Costa Rica to England

Travel with Pets: moving dog to usa, airline cargo, excess baggage
Travel with Pets: moving dog to usa, airline cargo, excess baggage, air france

Travel with Pets: Water for cat crate, known shipper, pet travel
Travel with Pets: Water for cat crate, known shipper, pet travel, cargo area

Travel with Pets: flying with a dog to school in the UK, pet travel scheme, pet passport
pet travel scheme, pet passport, living in toronto: The big issue is the cost of cargo. Pets going to UK MUST travel only as cargo. So, you will have to determine this with the airline you travel on. Besides meeting the UK requirements of: microchip, rabies vac, blood test and wait 6 mos before the dog...

Travel with Pets: Importing a dog from France to Saudi Arabia, working in saudi arabia, mishler
working in saudi arabia, mishler, shipper: The best advice I can provide is for you to contact a pet shipper in France. visit: www.ipata.com I should think that entry requirements from USA should be very much the same as from France. What airport in Saudi Arabia? Try contacting the Saudi customs...

Travel with Pets: Moving my dog to Germany, party shippers, mishler
party shippers, mishler, excess baggage: There is NO quarantine in Germany. Need microchip; rabies vac at least 30 days old and less than 1 yr. APHIS 7001 international health cert issued within 10 days of travel and endorsed by usda. Also, most important: EU form 998 English-German and also...

Travel with Pets: Moving with Ferret to Sweden from US, Pet Moving, moving to Sweden
Pet Moving, moving to Sweden, relocating with pets: Hello Samara! Here are the rules and requirements for importing your ferret into Sweden (they are the same for dogs, cats, and ferrets): In order: 1) Microchip- Should comply with ISO Standard 11784 or Annex A to ISO Standard 11785, otherwise your ferret...

Travel with Pets: medical requirements, Moving with pets, pet relocation
Moving with pets, pet relocation, moving: Hello Shanina! Australia does not have a generic set of export requirements, it all depends on where you are going to because each country has it s own set of import requirements. For example, it could be all you need to get your dog out of Australia is...

Travel with Pets: microchip, lost pets, pet relocation
lost pets, pet relocation, international pet transport: Hi Mia, I have tried calling the following companies: Home Again - not a Home Again chip # PetLink - not in their system, they had me call Banfield Banfield - also not in their system, asked if there was another chip that came up, referred me to Avid...

Travel with Pets: moving dog to usa, Greece, moving
Greece, moving, pets: Hello! Getting your dog imported into the US is relatively simple. All you need to get your dog into the US and past customs is a health certificate (issued by a government approved vet in Greece) no later than 10 days before your departure and your dog...

Travel with Pets: need to bring dog home from Brazil, mishler, excess baggage
mishler, excess baggage, shipper: Dear Patty. Where s home? What country? What airline? If you can, it will be MUCH less expensive to bring the dog with you as excess baggage.... Is this possible? As cargo, the charges are based upon size of shipping kennel. $950 may or may not be...

Travel with Pets: Overland shipping sevice for dog in europe, Pet Relocation, pet shipping
Pet Relocation, pet shipping, pet moving: Hello Marc! Besides using a professional pet relocation company, such as ours, the easiest way to travel with your dog during the holidays would be to contact the airlines directly. Air France currently has a two-hour direct flight each way. Also, Air France...

Travel with Pets: pet cat via london heathrow, riyadh saudi arabia, passenger connections
riyadh saudi arabia, passenger connections, saudi airlines: YES You are correct!!! NOT in the cabin... NOT as checked baggage.. ONLY as cargo.... Have you NOT discussed this with Air Canada? My experience with them is that they KNOW very little!!! NO NO NO NOT in the cabin on Saudi airlines. Pet MUST leave...

Travel with Pets: pets in australia, Pet relocation, moving with pets
Pet relocation, moving with pets, Australia: Hello! At least in Victoria, as of May 1, 2007 all dogs and cats must be registered and microchipped. Taking care of all the import requirements for getting your dog(s) into Australia should take care of most of what you ll need once you re in Australia,...

Travel with Pets: Relocation, PETS, pet travel scheme
PETS, pet travel scheme, EU: Hi Rachel, I m not sure what country you are moving to Turkey FROM, but this may have an impact on the requirements entering into the country. If you haven t already done so, you will need to speak with the consulate of Turkey about the requirements...

Travel with Pets: Returning to the USA with my service dog, valid rabies, usda aphis
valid rabies, usda aphis, questions time: Sorry for delay I really do not understand some of your questions.... Time in Scotland and penalizing your dog??? Are you still in USA now, or in UK? There is NO problem returning to USA. Health cert issued within 10 days of travel and a valid rabies...

Travel with Pets: shipping a dog from usa to uk, Pet relocation, moving with pets
Pet relocation, moving with pets, moving to the UK: Hello Donna! If you follow these steps and complete these requirements, there should not be any quarantine time (there is a six month wait that can be completed at your home in the US and upon arrival into the UK your dog should be eligible for instant...

Travel with Pets: shipping a pet to the uk, dogtravel, travel
dogtravel, travel, dog: Hi Nichole, There are a few things to consider when bringing your pet to a new country. 1. Is your pet in compliance with that countrie s pet / animal importation requirements. (sometimes this can take up to a year to ensure they are in compliance depending...

Travel with Pets: Taking my dogs to Greece from India, Pet Relocation, Greece
Pet Relocation, Greece, India: Hello Alecz! Here is what you need to be able to get your dogs into Greece, in order: 1) Microchip, then 2) Rabies vaccination - then wait for 30 days, then 3) Blood sample taken by an official veterinarian at least 30 days after the vaccination...

Travel with Pets: Taking puppy to France permanently, Pet Relocation, moving with pets
Pet Relocation, moving with pets, pet shipping: Hello Ruth! It is typically recommended that for puppies, you wait until they are old enough for their first rabies vaccination and are completely weaned off their mother- about 8-12 weeks old. Since you re coming from a completely rabies free country (the...

Travel with Pets: Transit in Atlanta, hartsfield jackson atlanta international airport, hartsfield jackson atlanta
hartsfield jackson atlanta international airport, hartsfield jackson atlanta, delta usa: There is something wrong here... NO WAY could ex bag cost be near $2200 NO WAY This is closer maybe to cargo charges.... Better re-check this. Checked bag is the same as ex bag. Are you checking the dogs in at the ticket counter at the airport?...

Travel with Pets: Traveling with a cat by car, Car rides with pets, pet relocation
Car rides with pets, pet relocation, pet moving: Hello Aarti! I wouldn t suggest the leash idea, if she really hates the car that much, she will probably be all over the place and being attached to a leash could cause injury. The safest way would be to just leave her in her crate, while she may hate it,...

Travel with Pets: taking a dog to malaysia, Malaysia, England
Malaysia, England, UK: Hello Natalie, Thank you for your inquiry. To go to Malaysia for four months would not be too difficult and you would not have to quarantine your dog beforehand. However, I would need to know where in Malaysia you were going in order to fully answer the...

Travel with Pets: traveling through Germany, moving with pets, moving to Turkey
moving with pets, moving to Turkey, Germany: Hello Bonnie! If you re just going to be passing through Germany and not going to be leaving the airport, you do not need anything and there is no quarantine time. All you need is the import requirements for Turkey. For more information on the requirements...

Travel with Pets: traveling from nicaragua to united states, valid rabies, necessary shots
valid rabies, necessary shots, easy health: Entry into USA is very easy. Health cert issued within 10 days of travel and a valid rabies vac at least 30 days old and less than 1 yr. Highly recommend dog be current on ALL vacs Best if you can bring dog as excess baggage. Much cheaper and would clear...

Travel with Pets: USA to Brazil to USA, valid rabies, going to brazil
valid rabies, going to brazil, quarantine period: Entry into USA for pets is VERY VERY easy. A health cert issued within 10 days of travel and a valid rabies vac. Now, things could change in 4-5 yrs, so, you will want to check with someone again closer to your return date.... At present, there is NO...

Travel with Pets: Water for cat crate, Pet Relocation, moving with pets
Pet Relocation, moving with pets, travel crates: Hello Nicole! For a cat crate and in order to meet TSA restrictions, it looks like your best option is the dishes. You can attach two to the crate, and if you include little plastic funnels to the outside of the crate tilting inward into the dishes, the...

Travel with Pets: African Grey Parrot, birds, African Grey Parrot
birds, African Grey Parrot, New Zealand: Hi Vicki, Unfortunately, Australia has very strict requirements regarding the import of pet birds. Any birds not coming from New Zealand with the exception of pigeons are not allowed to be imported into Australia due to bird flu scares. For further details,...

Travel with Pets: Bringing cat home from China, cat, China
cat, China, international travel: Hi Caitlin, Thanks for your inquiry. What he would probably have to do is take his cat in the plane with him on a domestic flight from Urumqi to Beijing, then hand off his cat to a professional transportation company in Beijing so they can arrange the...

Travel with Pets: Bringing cat home from China, valid rabies, pet shippers
valid rabies, pet shippers, chinese airlines: Dear Caitlin Sorry, I really do not know much about that area. I have no reason to believe using the Chinese airlines would be any problem. Where in USA is final destination? If you will visit: www.ipata.com you will see there are several pet shippers...

Travel with Pets: Bringing a dog home from Greece, Greece, Pets
Greece, Pets, pet relocation: Hello Mary! There are a couple of factors to take into consideration when considering the costs of transporting a dog internationally. First, and foremost, is the dog s size - is it small enough to travel in the cabin with someone (i.e. under the seat)...

Travel with Pets: Bringing dog (Lab) form India to Canada, airline cargo, vancouver canada
airline cargo, vancouver canada, labrador: If I knew where in India the dog is it would help.... Are you in India or Canada? You, or someone, will need to contact an airline cargo office in Canada and make arrangements to ship the dog to Vancouver. This MUST be done in India Regards, Jerr...

Travel with Pets: Bulldogs in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, pet relocation
Abu Dhabi, pet relocation, pet moving: Hello Dawn! Thanks so much for your question! You re right, keeping your bulldog healthy in Abu Dhabi is something that will take some special considerations. First, due to the potential respiratory problems of all snub nosed breeds, not just bulldogs,...

Travel with Pets: bring my pet dog to Frankfurt,Germany from India, Germany, Pets
Germany, Pets, India: Hello Vinita! Here s what you will need to get your dog into Germany (steps must be followed in the order specified): 1) Microchip 2) Rabies Vaccination, then wait for 30 days, then 3) Blood sample taken by an official veterinarian at least 30 days after...

Travel with Pets: bringing a dog from Italy to the UK, pet passport, mishler
pet passport, mishler, dog pound: You should contact DEFRA to make sure you are meeting the UK entry requirements correctly. Dog MUST have: microchip, rabies vac then blood test in that precise order..... There is a link to DEFRA from my website. I would think it would be cheapest to...

Travel with Pets: cat travel to Brazil, Brazil, Pets
Brazil, Pets, Moving with pets: Hello Fernanda! To begin, you are certainly not crazy at all to want to bring your cat with you to Brazil although there are some considerations to take into account. Tranquilization is definitely not recommended as it depresses cats natural rate of respiration...

Travel with Pets: Fat Cat to Italy, kind spirit, necessary paperwork
kind spirit, necessary paperwork, health exam: I would recommend Lufthansa and KLM to Italy via Frankfurt or Amsterdam. I do not know where you are or where exactly you are going in Italy. Actually all the airlines take excellent care of pets. Do not go via UK as they will require you to take the...