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In India, the senses are truly aroused. The colour of the women's clothes, and the abundance of jewellery is a photographer's paradise.
From Nomadic Gatherings - Flying to Asia on Air India.
India Maps and Travel Guides
Weather in Asia:
Local weather forecasts for destinations around Asia.
Whether you prefer beaches, the tropical forests or cool hill stations in the foothills of the Himalayas, India never disappoints.
Travel Notes' official photographer gives you his view of India.
Networking in India:
India is made up of 28 states and 7 union territories.
Turbans are to Rajasthan what the Eiffel Tower is to Paris. It is even said that you can tell a lot about a man from his turban.
A comprehensive site on Indian performing arts launched and maintained by the artist community of India.
Bringing the best of the Indian silver screen to the one on your computer.
Sikh philosophy and scriptures: Realisation of truth is higher than all else. Higher still is truthful Llving.
The cow is sacred in India; and woe betide the driver who doesn't swerve into a field to avoid them.
Cows are not penned into fields here, and in the smaller towns and villages they wander wherever they like. It is even said that some people in India might like to come back as a cow in the next life. Now there's a thought.
Holy Cow - An Indian Adventure:
Feisty, outspoken Sarah Macdonald made a firm decision after backpacking through India in her 20s: she would never return. India was a land of filth and desperation, and Sarah was nearly free of it when, as she prepared to board her plane back to her Australian homeland, a beggar read her palm and declared that she'd be back; the next time, for love.
Travel Writing - Holy Adventure:
An excerpt from the book 'Young Female, Traveling Alone', by Anne-Marie Manuela Pop.
The Indian calendar is a long procession of festivals. If you can find yourself in the right place at the right time, you could fill your visit to India with a festival every other day.
Capital City of India
Map of New Delhi
The high red sandstone ramparts of Agra Fort stretch for almost 2.5 kilometres.Goa
Candolim beach is wide and sandy and is quieter and more relaxed than some of the towns. Candolim village has a modest selection of local stores and eateries and Panaji, the capital of Goa, is ten miles away.
5 Must Do Things in
Jammu and Kashmir to Have a Lifetime Experience:
With lush green forests, snow covered peaks, ancient temples, serene blue lakes and incredible scenic beauty, Jammu & Kashmir could be Paradise on Earth.
Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim is connected by all weather road to Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Siliguri and also to all the district headquarters within Sikkim.
The nearest railway stations are at Siliguri (114km) and New Jalpaiguri (125km) with connections to Calcutta, Delhi, Guwahati, Lucknow and other important cities in India.
The nearest airport is Bagdogra, in North Bengal (124km).
Foreigners must obtain a permit to visit Sikkim, obtained from all Indian missions; Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), New Delhi; Sikkim Tourism office, New Delhi; Sikkim Tourism Office, Calcutta; and Sikkim Tourism Office, Siliguri.
Whether your passion is long treks or short walks in ever-changing landscape; white-water rafting or mountaineering amongst the world's highest peaks; photographing nature's diversity; or just hanging out, meeting people of other cultures, and enjoying festivals. Sikkim is your destination.
Darjeeling & Sikkim:
Some of the best places to visit in Darjeeling and Sikkim.
Sikkim Himalayan Adventure Tours
Bhanu Pakhrin was born in Gangtok and has been hiking and trekking in Sikkim with friends since childhood.
Resorts in Bangalore:
The Silicon Valley of India, Bangalore is in the south of the country. As the weather here doesn't get too hot or too cold, you can comfortably visit Bangalore at any time of the year.
Whether you plan to be in Hyderabad for a day, two days or longer, browse through the suggested itineraries for visitors to Hyderabad.
Some of the most popular destinations in India are Agra, Amritsar, Bangalore, Darjeeling, Goa, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Pushkar, Srinagar, Trivandrum, Udaipur and Varanasi.
The Ministry of Tourism has five regional tourism offices located at Kolkata (East), Mumbai (West), Delhi (North), Chennai (South) and Guwahati (North East).
India Tourism Beijing:
Unit 709, 7th Floor, East Tower, Twin Towers, B-12, Jianguomenwai Avenue, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China.
India Tourism Dubai:
Post Box 12856, NASA Building, Al-Maktoum Road, Deira, Dubai, UAE.
India Tourism Frankfurt: (Indien
Friedenstrasse 2, Frankfurt/Main, Germany.
India Tourism London:
High Commission of India, India House, Aldwych, London, United Kingdom.
India Tourism New York:
1270 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 303, New York, USA.
India Tourism Paris:
13, Bis Boulevard Haussmann, Paris, France.
India Tourism Tokyo:
Ginza KM Building 8floor, 8-14-5, Ginza, Chuo-ku Tokyo, Japan.
Set My Trip:
Promise India Tourism - a destination management company with offices in Srinagar, Port Blair, Gangtok, Jaigaon and Guwahati - was founded by Debojyoti Dey Mazumder in Kolkata, India. A team of professional service providers with extensive local knowledge aim to help visitors to India experience some of the best tourist possibilities using the most authentic hotels, dining places and transport providers.
India's largest online bus ticketing platform that has transformed bus travel in the country
Book Indian bus tickets online - with departures from Bangalore, Calicut, Chennai, Chidambaram, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Ernakulam, Goa, Guntur, Hyderabad, Kadapa, Kannur, Kottampatti, Kutuparamba, Madurai, Melur, Mumbai, Nellore, Pondicherry, Pune, Secunderabad, Shirdi, Thalasserry, Thirupathi, Trichy, Velankanni, Vijayawada and Vishakhapattanam.
India's railway system is the largest in Asia, with over 62,000 km of track passing through 7,000 stations. There's even an online seat availability status; handy if you're reading this on WiFi in India.
India Train Timetables:
If you'll be travelling in India by train, which is more than likely, it helps to know which trains go where; and when.
The Royal Orient takes rail passengers from Delhi through the previously undiscovered state of Gujarat.
India Travel Tips
Travel safely with prior travel planning.
Prepare yourself with our essential travel tips and visitor guides from locals, other travellers, travel guide writers and bloggers.
India related news items on a variety of subjects from business to sport and travel.
The Times of India:
The paper we always sought out in India. Catch up on the news from your computer.
The Travel Notes Online Guide to Travel helps visitors plan their trip with country and city travel guides, local tourist information, reviewed web sites, and regular travel articles.
Where to Stay in India
Indian Heritage Hotels
A select group of palaces, forts and havelis that have been converted into wonderful hotels, retaining their age old flavour and charm.
Most people visiting India will be looking for hotels in New Delhi, the capital.
Popular Hotels in New Delhi
Travel and Tourism promotion and online Destination Marketing.
Travel writers and photographers seeking to expand their local contacts and travel networks can easily connect with others interested in travel or living abroad.
Owners with Business Listings on Meta-Travel can add events, embed videos, send out news to their registered fans, and encourage discussion in their own dedicated forum.
All Accommodation Entries have their own integrated forum where owners can interact with fans. Potential guests can also make an inquiry direct from the lodging listing page.
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