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India to introduce new visa-on-arrival scheme

India to introduce new visa-on-arrival scheme
July 20, 2014 - 1 Comments - Cormac Quinn

THE Indian visa office in Kathmandu’s Thamel district has long held an allure for spur-of-the-moment travellers. Located on a cramped street flanked by open sewers and loitering rickshaw peddlers, it is one of Asia’s few Indian visa offices that issue all foreigners tourist visas on short notice.

Favourite places in India: Rishikesh

Favourite places in India: Rishikesh
February 9, 2013 - 1 Comments - Mariellen Ward

AS an avid India traveller who has covered 14 states in about 14 months of travel (spread over six years), I am often asked, “Where is your favourite place?” I always find it tough to answer as I have a LOT of favourite places. Usually, my answer will depend on my mood. With this series,…>

In pictures: Houseboating on Kerala’s backwaters

In pictures: Houseboating on Kerala’s backwaters
September 19, 2012 - 0 Comments - Jo Lane

THIS languid style of travel leaves you little to worry about except where the next coconut drink might come from and even then there are plenty of stops to cater for that too. The watery houseboat sojourn through the backwaters of Kerala is an understandable favourite amongst travellers to the southern state of India. It’s…>

Agra: The architecture of paradise

Agra: The architecture of paradise
August 30, 2012 - 0 Comments - Natasha von Geldern

SUNRISE at the Taj Mahal: the pollution that cloaks the city of Agra is pierced for just a few minutes. The vast marble surfaces catch the first, red glow of dawn and then the golden light of the sun rising. This play of light on the facades of the Taj Mahal is a deliberate decorative…>

India: 5 ecotourism ideas

India: 5 ecotourism ideas
August 4, 2012 - 0 Comments - Graham Land

A VISIT to India is for many the trip of a lifetime. This incredible land is home to a dizzying amount of cultural and natural diversity – perhaps more than in any other country on Earth. Though most visitors arguably go to experience its ancient culture, legendary monuments and world-famous cuisine, India is an incredible…>

India’s top court bans tourism in tiger parks

India’s top court bans tourism in tiger parks
July 24, 2012 - 1 Comments - Travel Wire Asia

INDIA’S top court has banned tourism in tiger reserve forests across the country in an effort to save the endangered big cat. Lawyer Wasim Kadri says the Supreme Court has also announced stiff penalties on Indian states that have not created buffer zones around tiger habitats. The court on Tuesday fined eight states for failing…>

India’s top court bans tourism near Andaman tribe

INDIA'S CRICKET FAN
July 4, 2012 - 0 Comments - Travel Wire Asia

INDIA’S Supreme Court has banned all commercial and tourism activity near an ancient tribe’s habitat in the country’s remote Andaman and Nicobar islands in the Indian Ocean. This week’s order by India’s top court bars hotels and resorts from operating within a five-kilometer (three-mile) buffer zone around the Jarawa reserve, which is home to the…>

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Fernhills Palace

Ooty, Tamil Nadu , India

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Fort Chanwa Luni

Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

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A restored fortress reminiscent of

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Carlton Plaisance

Mussoorie, Uttaranchal, India

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With period furniture and architecture,

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Bal Samand Lake Palace

Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

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A former summer home to

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Balaram Palace

Chitrasani Village, Gujurat, India

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Easily the best preserved of

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  • avatarleskate { went there had a wonderful experience with tiger cubs & also adult tigers in the canyon . It was the middle of the day &... } – Apr 07, 5:06 AM
  • avatarvisaforvietnam { Good news for the travelers. Travelling will be easy now with visa on arrival. } – Apr 02, 11:43 AM
  • avatarCowboy22 { Mate, kangaroos are overrated. I ride a cow to school. } – Apr 01, 3:34 AM
  • avatarEmily { Eh? I think we copy a lot of people. Not exactly "stealing", I suppose. We're pretty racist... My friends say some of the most racist... } – Mar 20, 9:21 PM
  • avatarKitty { I'm australian and for #5 I never wear singlets or shorts maybe thongs but not them I prefer jeans or leggings and a black shirt... } – Mar 17, 2:28 PM
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