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     A country full of life, culture, and history. 

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     . . .and sometimes maddening as well. :-) 

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     India is a Difficult country to travel through BUT the rewards are there for the Determined 

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Goa

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/Goa-1098247/TravelGuide-Goa.html

2066,3926,97

Mumbai

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Maharashtra/Mumbai-1101422/TravelGuide-Mumbai.html

2011,4035,182

Delhi

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/Union_Territory_of_Delhi/Delhi-1099870/TravelGuide-Delhi.html

1724,4289,185

Bangalore

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Karnataka/Bangalore-1103032/TravelGuide-Bangalore.html

624,971,437

Jaipur

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Rajasthan/Jaipur-1096978/TravelGuide-Jaipur.html

1051,3140,197

Hyderabad

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Andhra_Pradesh/Hyderabad-1097238/TravelGuide-Hyderabad.html

357,570,145

Chennai (Madras)

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Tamil_Nadu/Chennai_Madras-1093051/TravelGuide-Chennai_Madras.html

442,885,172

Manali

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Himachal_Pradesh/Manali-1092633/TravelGuide-Manali.html

94,191,86

Srinagar

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Jammu_and_Kashmir/Srinagar-1086033/TravelGuide-Srinagar.html

138,575,52

Kolkata (Calcutta)

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_West_Bengal/Kolkata_Calcutta-1101180/TravelGuide-Kolkata_Calcutta.html

649,2206,108

Agra

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Uttar_Pradesh/Agra-1104554/TravelGuide-Agra.html

1099,3591,66

New Delhi

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/Union_Territory_of_Delhi/New_Delhi-1090674/TravelGuide-New_Delhi.html

1143,2551,314

Munnar

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Kerala/Munnar-1091460/TravelGuide-Munnar.html

135,337,76

Kodaikanal

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Tamil_Nadu/Kodaikanal-1094552/TravelGuide-Kodaikanal.html

93,231,55

Pondicherry

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/Union_Territory_of_Pondicherry/Pondicherry-1089034/TravelGuide-Pondicherry.html

185,421,39

Mysore

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Karnataka/Mysore-1091358/TravelGuide-Mysore.html

218,562,61

Kochi

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Kerala/Kochi-1100312/TravelGuide-Kochi.html

442,1066,126

Varanasi

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Uttar_Pradesh/Varanasi-1084339/TravelGuide-Varanasi.html

647,1505,50

Gangtok

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Sikkim/Gangtok-1098608/TravelGuide-Gangtok.html

84,421,67

Udaipur

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Rajasthan/Udaipur-1084794/TravelGuide-Udaipur.html

477,1541,87

Shillong

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Meghalaya/Shillong-1086721/TravelGuide-Shillong.html

78,309,16

Puri

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Orissa/Puri-1088863/TravelGuide-Puri.html

84,385,42

Leh

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Jammu_and_Kashmir/Leh-1093392/TravelGuide-Leh.html

224,696,28

Darjeeling

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_West_Bengal/Darjeeling-1100010/TravelGuide-Darjeeling.html

157,468,47

Thiruvananthapuram

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Kerala/Thiruvananthapuram-1084917/TravelGuide-Thiruvananthapuram.html

237,510,56

Kovalam

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Kerala/Kovalam-1094123/TravelGuide-Kovalam.html

153,335,41

Pune

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Maharashtra/Pune-1088896/TravelGuide-Pune.html

194,307,139

Shimla

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Rajasthan/Shimla-1086718/TravelGuide-Shimla.html

34,45,87

Matheran

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/Matheran-1092179/TravelGuide-Matheran.html

21,97,21

Amritsar

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Punjab/Amritsar-1104119/TravelGuide-Amritsar.html

264,801,48

Gulmarg

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Jammu_and_Kashmir/Gulmarg-1097932/TravelGuide-Gulmarg.html

44,212,11

McLeod Ganj

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Himachal_Pradesh/McLeod_Ganj-2271911/TravelGuide-McLeod_Ganj.html

124,342,6

Rishikesh

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/Rishikesh-1087991/TravelGuide-Rishikesh.html

97,295,28

Lucknow

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Uttar_Pradesh/Lucknow-1093202/TravelGuide-Lucknow.html

138,426,22

Jodhpur

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Rajasthan/Jodhpur-1096462/TravelGuide-Jodhpur.html

368,1065,83

Digha

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/Digha-1099328/TravelGuide-Digha.html

34,200,6

Khajuraho

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Madhya_Pradesh/Khajuraho-1095139/TravelGuide-Khajuraho.html

261,795,22

Mussoorie

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/Mussoorie-1091396/TravelGuide-Mussoorie.html

48,208,57

Simla

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Himachal_Pradesh/Simla-1086499/TravelGuide-Simla.html

113,239,0

Mamallapuram

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Tamil_Nadu/Mamallapuram-1092660/TravelGuide-Mamallapuram.html

171,653,7

Jaisalmer

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Rajasthan/Jaisalmer-1096972/TravelGuide-Jaisalmer.html

422,1530,58

Aurangabad

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Maharashtra/Aurangabad-1103680/TravelGuide-Aurangabad.html

165,628,32

Madurai

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Tamil_Nadu/Madurai-1093046/TravelGuide-Madurai.html

115,319,21

Ladakh Range

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/Ladakh_Range-1093685/TravelGuide-Ladakh_Range.html

199,618,0

Pushkar

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/Pushkar-1088836/TravelGuide-Pushkar.html

191,788,28

Hampi

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Karnataka/Hampi-1097697/TravelGuide-Hampi.html

296,1188,4

Port Blair

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/Union_Territory_of_Andaman_and_Nicobar_Islands/Port_Blair-1089002/TravelGuide-Port_Blair.html

47,147,26

Haridwar

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Uttar_Pradesh/Haridwar-1097623/TravelGuide-Haridwar.html

55,206,37

Chandigarh

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/Union_Territory_of_Chandigarh/Chandigarh-1100992/TravelGuide-Chandigarh.html

70,241,37

Udagamandalam

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Asia/India/State_of_Tamil_Nadu/Udagamandalam-1084801/TravelGuide-Udagamandalam.html

154,562,0

Goa

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  • Massages

    Goa Things to Do

    In front of Titanic restaurant on Palolem beach I found a husband and wife team from Menali who were offering massages - the husband would massage male clients and his wife the ladies. She gave me a wonderful head massage, with a short shoulder rub thrown in (and boy was I tempted to go for the full thing!). For 15 minutes I paid 120 INR (which was...

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  • Leela

    Goa Hotels

    I stayed in Leela for a week . It was a great experience. Everything about Leela is awesome, its...

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    Goa Restaurants

    Most nights this place is packed...so get there early! The food here is kinda basic but they serve huge portions! Its kinda like a chip shop menu...brilliant fish, sausages, pies etc. Tashi is a great host and they do various themed nights like bingo etc.

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Mumbai

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Delhi

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  • Red Fort

    Delhi Things to Do

    This impressive fortress is Delhis most famous building. It's located in the old Delhi part of the city and was once the Palace of the Moguls. We only saw it from outside because we visited on a sunday and there was a big crowd waiting in front of the entrance and our sightseeing tour didn't give us enough time to go inside.

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  • Taj Mahal Hotel

    Delhi Hotels

    We stayed here three times during our trip to India. We were on the 10th, 3rd and 4th floors, in a...

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  • Bukhara

    Delhi Restaurants

    Located at the ITC Maurya Sheraton Hotel in New Delhi, Bukhara serves dishes from the north-western region of India. This type of cuisine is typically in the form of very richly flavoured kebabs served without rice, which is unusual for Indian cuisine. The restaurant has received many notable mentions and became famous when it was visited by Bill...

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Bangalore

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Jaipur

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  • Amber Fort

    Jaipur Things to Do

    Amber Fort is one of the most beautiful and impressive fortresses of India. Located a few kilometers north of Jaipur in a hilly area it was a regional capital before Jai Singh II. decided to build a new residence in Jaipur. A lot of tourists use the service of the elefant drivers and ride uphillon the back of these animals. But they say that the...

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  • Trident, Jaipur

    Jaipur Hotels

    Trident lives upto its standards of its 5 star hotels and staying in this hotel is not very...

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  • 'AAPNO Rajasthan' village theme...

    Jaipur Restaurants

    you can't miss the meal made by the chef from dajeeling. I can't remember what I ate, because I was too greedy to try to eat every food. Pizza tasted very well, this is the very little thing I could remeber... They are young and get along well with John. Compared with other Hindu, they looked sincere and cheated you nothing. pizza

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Hyderabad

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  • Parks and Gardens

    Hyderabad Things to Do

    Ramoji film city is a kind of a massive park of various film sets...Its just awesome (but only when u go there for the first time)...If you are a bollywood fan u'll notice here the sets that u see in many movies...There isnt much to do but the sets are beautifull...and so are some of the parks... Also they have a theatre in there...it is a train...

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  • Taj Krishna

    Hyderabad Hotels

    One of Best 5-Star hotel in City Chefs are great and produce great food for your Lunch/Dinner Has...

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  • World famous Hyderabadi Biryani

    Hyderabad Restaurants

    Pakwaan has both A/C and Non-A/C dining halls, very ambient atmosphere for a family or friends group. i had a small gathering in the A/C Dining, had a very good time with the service and food there. i would recomment it to anybody visiting hydebarad to check out this new place very close to the Tadbund X roads behind the begumpet Airport. The...

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Chennai (Madras)

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  • Marina Beach

    Chennai (Madras) Things to Do

    The most popular destination in Chennai is of course, the Marina Beach! It runs some 15 kms in length and the sands are almost a km in from the road!! The biggest negative is how littered it is!! PLease always keep an eye on where you are placing your feet..you could step on almost anything if not careful!! Saddest thing this to see such an awesome...

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  • Taj Coromandel Hotel

    Chennai (Madras) Hotels

    Offering a fusion of rich South Indian design cues and classic European elegance, the Taj Coromandel...

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  • Don't miss Bhangra Pepsi

    Chennai (Madras) Restaurants

    its USP: the location with it's closeness to the beach makes it a preferable restaurant for those looking for a diverse menu with decent non vegetarian options.We has tried Chicken Chettinad which was pretty decent although nothing was too special about it. The manchurian starters were fine too but again nothing too special. Ambience was just fine...

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Manali

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    Manali Things to Do

    if you have spare time with you or you are in ma mood to relax do visit the club house at MANALI.There are lot of playing facilities along with a good sweater shop in the premises. you can enjoy river rope crossing here.

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  • Johnson's Lodge

    Manali Hotels

    We would not have considered this place as it is out of our budget. However, after talking to the...

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  • Hotels in Manali cast a magical Spell

    Manali Favorites

    Manali is a hill station situated in the Himalayas. It is a popular tourist spot for tourists in summer and a magical, snow-covered place in winter. Manali with its unspoilt scenic grandeur is extremely popular with the tourists, for a lavish display of natural scenery. It is one of the principal show places of the Kullu region. To its North,...

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Srinagar

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Kolkata (Calcutta)

Agra

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  • The Red Fort

    Agra Things to Do

    There have been fortifications on this strategic site on the Yamuna River for nearly a thousand years. And the fortress has changed hands many times and in many wars. This it was, when Akbar chose Agra as his capital in 1558, his armies found it largely ruined. On his orders, architects and labourers raised of the massive red sandstone ramparts,...

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  • Oberoi Amarvilas

    Agra Hotels

    If you have plenty of cash to throw around then why not a stay at the Oberoi amarvilas . A newly...

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  • Precursor to the Taj...

    Agra Things to Do

    This small tomb, across the Yamuna river from the town of Agra, and its more famous monuments. It is often called 'the Baby Taj', and likened to a jewel box.The tomb, was built in the 1620s, for the father of Jahangir's wife (and grandfather of Mumtaz Mahal). and illustrates a progression from earlier Mughal mausoleums, built from red sandstone...

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New Delhi

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  • Laxminarayan Temple

    New Delhi Things to Do

    Or more famously known as Birla temple was built in pre-independence era and Inaugrated by Mahatma Gandhi (on the condition that no untouchability shall be practiced here and people from all castes and religion will be allowed to enter the temple and offer their prayers).It is a major tourist spot as well as a key religious spot for Hindus...

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  • Taj Mahal

    New Delhi Hotels

    A good choice for business travel - being on expenses helps a bit with the price tag. Not overly...

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  • Cathedral Church of the Redemption

    New Delhi Things to Do

    Inspired by and named after Palladio's Chiesa del Redentore in Venice, the Cathedral Church of the Redemption was designed by Henry Alexander Medd and consecrated in 1931. It was the church used by the British rulers of India. The church continues to serve the small Anglican Christian community in New Delhi and is the diocese of the Bishop of the...

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Munnar

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  • below average food,low on hygiene snd no...

    Munnar Restaurants

    The food here is below average. There is no sense of urgency and hygiene among the restaurant staff. U can very easily find flies and mosquitoes in your drinking water. Hospitality is a distant dream as even for placing you order u have to wait for 45 mins atleast. The waiters here are extremely rude , arrogant and lazy. The food quality is below...

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  • Sienna Village Hotel

    Munnar Hotels

    Sienna Village is laid out as a series of cottages on landscaped gardens. Some have an upstairs and...

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  • Home made Chocolates

    Munnar Shopping

    Pristine Chocolates The Shop operated by a farmer who sells home made chocolates ( A bean to bar manufacturing company ) and Cardamom from own farm.The chocolate includes 70 % Cocoa, Milk Chocolates and Cashew chocolates . It offers normally a discount of 15 % to 20% Its located at Kallar waterfalls en route to Munnar , about 14 kms ahead of...

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Kodaikanal

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  • Thalaiyar Falls--Kodaikanal

    Kodaikanal Things to Do

    Thalaiyar Falls--KodaikanalThalaiyar falls was our first pit stop before reaching Kodaikanal. Sad part is this Falls was completely dry as we went here during dry season. And can be viewed from distance and it valley view was so beautiful and we need to enjoy view of all from distance as this waterfall does not have road to reach near to it. It is...

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  • Villa Retreat

    Kodaikanal Hotels

    All that Glitters is not Gold I came to know about this place through Internet and on internet...

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  • Coaker's Walk

    Kodaikanal Things to Do

    Coaker's Walk This place is just next to the hotel "Villa Retreat" where I had stayed at Kodaikanal. There are two entrance to this place, one is near to hotel "Vila Retreat" or Infront of Brayant park Entrance/ next to Van Allen Hospital. Its easy to locate and its open all year at very nominal entrance fees. We paid just 2 Rs./ approximately 5...

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Pondicherry

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  • Auroville

    Pondicherry Things to Do

    the slowness that engulfed the place made you absorb the surroundings much more. Its just half an hour drive from Pondicherry roughly 14 kms. Its a kind of a small colony that was established by Sri Aurobindo and has been promoted several times by UNESCO. Its purpose is to promote unity of humanity.

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  • Le Dupleix Pondicherry Hotel

    Pondicherry Hotels

    Havent stayed here, but had a look at their rooms, excellent. Again this is a Heritage hotel. But...

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  • The Old Lighthouse

    Pondicherry Things to Do

    This 19th century lighthouse is one of Pondicherry's most famous landmarks. Before the lighthouse was built there wasn't any signal for the ships coming to Pondicherry. A committee was formed to persuade the goverment to build a lighthouse. After they agreed it took some time to get the project going.The foundation was laid in 1835. At the time it...

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  • Apr 27, 2013 at 8:26 AM

    We had booked through yatra travels for a personalised trip to Dalhousie and Manali. We got good response from yatra. But the hotel in Manali I.e sunpark resort was pathetic. They gave us basic standard rooms of tarrif Rs 1700 which had no heaters but we had done booking for superior delux room for Rs 2500 including heaters and the rooms were on 3 rd floor and the building had no lifts but we booked fir ground or 1 st floor. when requested to shift to first floor as we had two small childrens of 3 years they refused. The hotel staff and the service was very poor and not cooperative at all. While requesting for the feedback form they were making excuses and after long they took our feedback which they said they won't take us seriously. They took our signature on invoice billed for superior delux rooms.
    It was our worst nightmare in the hotel and would never ever in my life would go to SUNPARK RESORTS or neither suggest any one to go to this resort in Manali.

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