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India Honeymoon Trip
  • Hans en Mirjam Damen, 04th Feb 2005
  • We visited India on our Honeymoon from 30 November 1997 till 15 January 1998. We made a 7 week tour and visited Delhi, Rajasthan, Agra, Varanasi, Tamil Nadu, Kerala,...

Guide to India
  • Kaye Stott, Australia, 04th Feb 2005
  • Input for this guide came from many netters; individual contributors are listed at the end, Thanks to all - your input has been most valuable. Special thanks to Mark Nowak ,...

Trekking in Sikkim and Darjeeling
  • Kaye Stott, Australia, 04th Feb 2005
  • This travelogue narrates a visit we (Geoff and I) made last year to India, mainly around Sikkim and Darjeeling, to trek in the Himalaya, although we did spend a short time in...

Trip Report - India & Nepal
  • Hans Braker & Thea Van Zon, Netherlands, 04th Feb 2005
  • INTRODUCTION We travelled to India and Nepal from October 3 to October 30 1992. We had experience travelling for a similar period...

India and Nepal: A Travelogue
  • Mark S. Nowak, 07th Feb 2005
  • Index of days: March 1, 1996: Chicago -> Paris March 2: Paris -> Delhi March 3: Delhi: India Gate, Red Fort, Jama Masjid,...

India and Nepal Trip Report
  • Jan Doumen, Belgium, 07th Feb 2005
  • NOORD INDIA - NEPAL 19-09 / 13-10-1990 Doumen Achille (echtgenote en zoon 22 j.) Wolvertemsesteenweg 210 - B-1785 MERCHTEM -...

India travelogue
  • Mark R. Leeper and Evelyn C. Leeper, 07th Feb 2005
  • Mark's Preface: Am I glad I went to India? Yes, I think so. India is wonderful. And India is terrible. It is spectacular and at times disgusting. Did I enjoy my trip?...

Trip to India
  • Tom Roach, 09th Feb 2005
  • The longest voyage starts with a single step, but the first step on my dream trip to India was mostly a giant and awesome bore. I left home and headed for airport in friend's...

Kumbh-Mela: A Cultural and Spiritual Journey
  • Gopal Venkat, 09th Feb 2005
  • Ever since I realized in mid 2000 that the Kumbh-Mela was to take place in January 2001, I was determined to attend it. The Cultural, historical and religious significance of...

In search of an unknown civilization
  • Surajit Basu, India, 12th Mar 2005
  • The sun was a ball of fire scorching the unclouded skies; the wind was a torrent of dust among the few trees; the road was a ribbon of sunlight upon the grey earth.... and the madmen came riding,...

Journey to the centre of India
  • Surajit Basu, India, 15th Mar 2005
  • The western sky is ablaze with a fiery red glow. Red and yellow flames leap to the sky, lighting up the clouds. The sun has chosen to step into its own fire, preferring to die than be dishonoured...

Goa Holiday Experiences
  • Eric Davies, United Kingdom, 22nd Jun 2005
  • Hi, My name is Eric Davies,from Surrey England currently pursuing my MBA in International Marketing from Roehampton University. I traveled to Goa in India this April with my girlfriend Natalie and...

Fishing for peace in the Himalayas
  • Rochie, India, 23rd Sep 2005
  • Gautam and I are a couple forever looking for recreational places in the hills, tranquility and harmony quotient subject to change depending on the season and our inclination to adventure. This...

Kabini and Medikeri
  • sangeeta joshi, India, 23rd Nov 2005
  • Travelogue – Nagarhole, Virajpet, Medikeri Destination: Kabini Day 1 –12th oct Left Bangalore at 0630 on a pleasant morning. Although the Mysore highway is not completely ready, drive was...

Monsoon Clouds, Shades of Emerald & the Malabar
  • Abhishek Mitra, India, 13th Feb 2006
  • A weekend getaway to Wayanad and Kozhikode As the wise saying goes, “never miss an extended weekend in IT industry” and that too when you’re living a three hours drive away from “God’s...

Pages from an Old Diary
  • Abhishek Mitra, India, 27th Mar 2006
  • Down The Salvation Trail This is National Highway 58 and I’m traveling on a DTC bus on my way to Haridwar. Today is 10th of June and I‘ve reached New Delhi at around 10 o’clock in the...

O, pretty pretty palm tree, life is beautiful with thee
  • Hans & Mirjam Damen, Netherlands, 18th Aug 2006
  • South India with young children It was absolutely fabulous to be back in India. After having travelled all over Asia since the mid eighties, we paused for a couple of years after our kids were...

Rain-Soaked Kirudale: The Smell Of Raw Nature
  • Alokparna Das, India, 12th Sep 2006
  • It took us some time to painstakingly squeeze out of the narrow roads of Bangalore, but once we were out of the din and bustle of the IT city, it was time to enjoy the green expanse of the...

Birding at Dandeli
  • sangeeta joshi, India, 08th Nov 2006
  • Birdwatcing at Dandeli - A Travelogue Date - (29th Oct to 31st Oct 2006) I have always had a fascination for this place called Dandeli in Uttara Kannada (UK). Possibly because it sounded so...

Explore the virgin destinations around Darjeling in Eastern India
  • Debasish Datta, India, 10th Jan 2007
  • While most of us complete a traditional trip to North Bengal and Sikkim by visiting the much publicised places such as Gangtok and Darjeeling, here is a glimpse of some pristine places that nature...

Ooty trip
  • Florien, India, 14th Feb 2007
  • On 1 Jan this year we flew from Bombay to Coimbatore from where we took a Call Taxi upto Coonoor. Spent the night at Hotel Vivek - nice room at half rates. That was the coldest night - below 0C....

Jawhar, Thane - tribal kingdom
  • Florien, India, 22nd Feb 2007
  • Jawhar is a small erstwhile tribal kingdom on a plateau 600m high, in a forested part of Thane District, about 90km N of Mumbai. By road from Mumbai, take NH8 to Charoti, turn right and 40km away...

Trip To Hampi, Pattadkal and Badami
  • Ramana Reddy, India, 24th Feb 2007
  • Definitely it was a trip of lifetime. I was not happy person to leave Hampi at the end of trip, such an amazing place it is. We (Manoj, Rajanikanth and myself) started (group of three) from...

Kodaikanal - winter delight
  • Vinny, India, 24th Feb 2007
  • Kodai is a wonderful off season holiday destination. Hotels give 50% discounts at this time. We flew from Mumbai to Madurai and took a cab to Kodai. Cabs from the airport charge Rs 2000 but...

A visit to Mayavati (Uttaranchal)
  • Sukhendu Chowdhury, India, 05th Mar 2007
  • The summer of May, 2006 was quite a surprise. It was not so hot as it usually is in Delhi. So we delayed our departure to the hills by a month. In the meantime, I was exploring the possibility of...

Muddy Matheran
  • Minnie, India, 19th Mar 2007
  • Matheran at a height of 700+m, covered in dense evergreen jambul and dipterocarpus forests, is nice for an off-season visit from Mumbai, being only 2hrs away by road (good at present). Stay at...

Entering into Uttarakhand
  • Sukhendu Chowdhury, India, 09th Oct 2008
  • A visit to Mukteshwar-Jageshwar-Sitlakhet-Binsar-Kausani-Ranikhet-Nainital (May 19th to 30th, 2004) On 19th May, 2004 evening around 9 p.m. we left home for Delhi Railway station to board the...

A Visit To Chamba And Dhanolti
  • Sukhendu Roy Chowdhury, India, 27th Mar 2007
  • After our last year’s (2004) visit to Kumaon Region of the Himalayas, we were looking for an opportunity to take the next chance to go out again to the hills and this time in the Garwal Region....

Touching the Himalayas
  • Sukhendu Chowdhury, India, 28th Apr 2007
  • A visit to Munsyari, Choukori and Almora (contd. From Mayavati visit) After visiting Mayavati and carrying with us the spiritual aroma of the place, we went back to our guest house. The day...

Ranthambore National Park
  • Sukhendu Chowdhury, India, 03rd May 2007
  • A visit to Ranthambore in Rajasthan. In the year 1993 I was working with a finance company in Delhi. I admit that this company treated her staff quite well. Among the rewards this company used...

Kanyakumari - where the three seas meet
  • Sukhendu, India, 18th Oct 2007
  • The last tip of India’s mainland – Kanyakumari My visit to Kanyakumari, the last tip of India’s mainland was a sudden development that drove me to that place. It was not a planned trip. Nor...

Trip from Bangalore to Ooty
  • Vidya Sathish, India, 26th Sep 2007
  • Trip from Bangalore to Ooty (21st Sep 07- 24th Sep 07). Since it was a trip planned at the spur of the moment, my husband and I settled for this place. This is because we had already done our...

A visit to Himachal's Tribal Belt
  • Sukhendu Chowdhury, India, 23rd Sep 2007
  • A visit to Himachal’s Tribal Belt: Narkanda, Sarahan and Kalpa Having visited a number of places in Uttarakhand, we decided to focus this time on Himachal Pradesh. We browsed through almost...

Matheran - Balm for the soul
  • Miscella, India, 24th Oct 2007
  • Just got back from a 3 day trip to Matheran. With its dense evergreen forests, it was balm for our weary city souls. Just post monsoons, Matheran is full of wildflowers and butterflies including...

God’s Own Country : Kerala, India
  • Harikrishna Gopalakrishnan, India, 13th Nov 2007
  • Walking through the narrow roads in God’s own country, one realizes the true majesty of this state in India. Patched with the parrot green carpet of the paddy fields and the thick stripes of...

Me @ Chalsa
  • Namita, United States, 03rd Jan 2008
  • The route from Siliguri to Chalsa was a journey full of interesting twists and turns. On the way we found Kalu Rimpoche Monastery, Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary before reaching Sevoke. Then we...

Avalanche near Ooty - Paradise on Earth
  • Gita M, India, 14th Jan 2008
  • My spouse and I just spent 4 days in Avalanche which is a reserve forest (Kundah RF) area at 2036 m AMSL, about 30km from Ooty. We were picked up from Coimbatore Airport by our friendly taxi...

Uniquely Beautiful Nagaland
  • Dr Siddharth Lakhotia and Major (Dr.) Anjali Rani, India, 01st Apr 2008
  • We had a wonderful three days trip to Nagaland. It was an opportunity to see a totally different culture which is very difficult to imagine without going there. Nagaland is a hilly state; Kohima...

Romance in God’s Own Country
  • Sudeshna Kundoo, India, 02nd Apr 2008
  • I could feel a nip in the air when I woke up to a very beautiful day in my life. Long had I cherished for this day… it was February 1st 2006 and I was about to embark on a very beautiful journey...

Visiting the “abode of Lord Jagannath”
  • Sukanya Paul, India, 07th Jun 2008
  • It was in an evening family get-together that we suddenly decided to visit the abode of Lord Jagannath – Puri. Considered to be one of the Char Dhams, it is about an hour's drive from Bhubaneswar....

Visit to the quiet hills of Gangtok
  • Roo Jana, India, 16th Jun 2008
  • A tryst with nature I woke up to the sound of the rattling of coaches. I suddenly realized where I was and a smile broke out. We (my parents, aunt and I)were on our way to Gangtok, Sikkim. I had...

Flavors of Puri
  • Amrita Sarkar, India, 20th Jun 2008
  • A journey through Puri……….. With a song playing in my heart, I packed my bags for the trip to the glorious beaches of Puri. This was one of the trips that we as a family (my parents, brother...

Coffee Calling In Coorg
  • Kumar Mangwani, India, 02nd Jul 2008
  • Any better way to start the day? Two flats on a fiat (the newer version); an unfortunate egg smacked on the frying pan but diligently scraped out with charred underside; an overnighter stuffed with...

Tour De Himachal
  • Pooja & Gaurav, India, 04th Jul 2008
  • After our previous trips to Sikkim, Ladakh and Kashmir…my husband Gaurav and I had decided to make a short trip to much - hyped about Himachal Pradesh… Gaurav was already on his work trip...

Heritage sites of Tamil Nadu
  • Snonymous, India, 05th Sep 2008
  • Set off by road from Chennai around 2pm, along NH45 towards Trichy. Getting out of city limits was a nightmare. After that it was a good road but a tiresome six and a half hour journey, instead of...

Anchetti
  • bhushanks, India, 04th Nov 2008
  • What are names for but the associations we heap on them?! For long, Anchetti was one such name. A destination, because I used to see the name on some buses. A possibility, because any time I...

Warangal - Andhra Pradesh
  • K.Sujatha -Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India, India, 24th Sep 2008
  • I would like to share some of my experiences of the Warangal trip and take you along with me, to way back 1213AD. Warangal which is also known as ORUGALLU was the capital city of Kakatiya...

Somanathapura stands alone
  • bhushanks, India, 04th Nov 2008
  • This trip happened all of a sudden. By chance Hari asked Shankar how far Sivasamudram is and he promptly referred the case to me. Hari believed it was only about 50km from Bangalore; not only did I...

namdapha eastern most forest of india
  • Dr Siddharth Lakhotia and Major ( Dr ) Anjali Rani, India, 06th Dec 2008
  • It was an adventurous trip to Namdapha National Park in Changlang District of Arunanchal Pradesh in eastern most corner of India bordering Burma. I and my wife spent 3 days and 3 nights in those...

leh and laddakh
  • Dr Siddharth Lakhotia and Major ( Dr ) Anjali rani, India, 06th Dec 2008
  • Our last trip to Leh-Laddakh region in Jammu and Kashmir was beyond our expectations. The region's beauty is beyond words. The air is thin, low in oxygen which forces you to take complete bed...

Cherrapunjee/Sohra : Wettest Place On Earth
  • Dr Siddharth Lakhotia and Major ( Dr ) Anjali Rani, India, 01st Jan 2009
  • Cherapunjee, locally and officially called as Sohra, is 56 kms from Shillong, capital of Meghalaya, north eastern state of India. A lovely drive from shillong with an equally beautiful landscape...

Shillong :Fun Loving Hill Station
  • Dr Siddharth Lakhotia and Major ( Dr ) Anjali Rani, India, 01st Jan 2009
  • Shillong capital of Meghalaya is a beautiful and fun loving hill station in North East India at an altitude of 1496mts. It was a pleasant three hour drive from Guwahati, capital of Assam and...

Tawang : Land of Buddha
  • Dr Siddharth Lakhotia and Major ( Dr ) Anjali Rani, India, 18th Jan 2009
  • Tawang, in Arunanchal Pradesh in North Eastern India, the beautiful land of Monpas is at an altitutde of 3,500mtrs. It is bordered by Tibet in North, Bhutan in south west and Sella ranges in east...

My dental experience in india
  • C.Shyam Malik, Canada, 28th Apr 2009
  • It was a nightmare when I landed in India that i was greeted with a severe toothache. After the necessary enquires I visited a famous dentist in Delhi. He was good, but the rate he quoted was...

My trip to Kolkata from Delhi through NH-2
  • Amitava Chatterjee, India, 11th Jun 2009
  • Hi! Being a true Cancerian, I am a dreamer and one of my childhood dreams was to be a cyclist and paddling across the country. I got my first bi-cycle when I was in class VIII and it was beyond...

Amarnath Yatra 2009
  • Jagannatha Rao, India, 18th Jul 2009
  • Lord Amarnathji Yatra 2009 Having got disappointed last year myself and my wife Padmaja, were a bit tentative to plan for 2009 Amarnathji...

A trip to Nandi Hills
  • Dr. Jagannatha Rao, India, 18th Jul 2009
  • A Trip to Nandi hills India is full of soul soothing and invigorating places and one can get rejuvenated even with a short stay in such places. One such place is Nandi hills near Bangalore....

A visit to Gangotri, Harsil
  • Sukhendu Chowdhury, India, 29th Jul 2009
  • This year (9th April to 18th April, 2009) too, we, myself and my friend, Kameshwar Rao, took a few days leave from the family responsibility and headed for the Himalayas. Last year we had...

Bandalike Heritage Re-discovered
  • umesh derebail, India, 05th Oct 2009
  • What better way to spend weekend getway and series of holidays to dig into our legacy and heritage. It is worth traveling a 1000 kms on a round trip from Bangalore to Bandalike. Enroute if one can...