Questions tagged [india]

Travel related to the South Asian country of India. Also known as Hindustan or Bharat. The country is known for its diverse geography, languages, cuisines, climate and culture.

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What's the cheapest way to travel across India? [on hold]

I'm traveling to India next month for a documentary & have to travel across multiple cities. We are a five-person crew & air travel is not an option for us due to budgetary issues. Is there ...
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Carrying personal iPad Pro and MacBook Pro from Japan to India

I bought an iPad Pro and MacBook Pro 3 months ago in Japan as I work here[Work Visa] for personal use and personal projects. I will be going to India(home country) for 20 days and will be returning ...
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Can I still travel by air even if I applied for indian visa travelling by road?

I have applied for an Indian tourist visa not knowing I clicked travel by road via Haridashpur. Am I still able to travel by air?
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Places to visit in Maharashtra India [on hold]

Next month I am planning a trip for Maharashtra India by hiring a car. Can anybody tell me about the places in Maharashtra which I should definitely visit? I would also like to go to places which are ...
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Visa card number is not accepted in IRCTC website

What to do when VISA credit/debit cards are not recognized by IRCTC site to make reservations. I don't have access to Indian cards.
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Do I need visa in India

Hi i am a Filipino citizen travelling from Dubai to Kochi via Air India (AI934) and then Kochi to Kuala Lumpur via Air Asia (AK38). My booking is a self transfer with a 4 hour and 40 mins layover only....
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Can I bring photocopy machine the amount of value RS.30000. pay custums duty or not sir [duplicate]

I am going to Thiruchirapalli, India from Singapore. Can I bring this Photocopy Machine valued at ₹30000. Do I need to pay customs duty?
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Taiwan TAC With An Unused Japanese Visa

I'm an Indian and I intend to visit Japan after visiting Taiwan. I have an unused Japan Visa which is valid till October. Can that be used to get an entry in Taiwan along with a TAC or do I first ...
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how long is the transit time for a registered post from Germany to India? [closed]

My university had sent me some documents from Germany via DeutschePost to my residence in India. IT's been already 2 weeks since the post had left Germany. When tracked, it's still showing that the ...
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Domestic travel with ID not containing surname

Is it ok to travel when I have mistakenly written my surname on my domestic air India ticket, but I don't have any proof of ID containing my surname? My husband is travelling with me, and he has the ...
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Carrying Liquor from Germany to India

I will be traveling from Frankfurt to Bangalore and I have my transit at Mumbai. I would like to get some good liquors back home. So, what would be the cheapest and safest(security check wise) mode to ...
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RESVN SUSPENDED status for indian train

I am looking at train LTT HUBBALLI EXP(17322). I has RESVN SUSPENDED status from Sep, 30. I have googled and found: “RSVN suspended” means that the booking of seat in a particular train has been ...
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How much cash can I carry while travelling from India to Poland?

I am going to travel from India to Poland. I have a travel card, but what's the limit of cash that I can carry?
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Can an Indian travel from Australia to Delhi with only 40 days of validity remaining on the passport? [duplicate]

Will I be able to take a non stop flight from Melbourne to Delhi with this validity? I wasn't aware of the six month validity rule that exists in several countries. It never came up and I feel ...
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Is it possible to travel between India and China by rail?

India and China both have extensive national rail networks. Is it possible to travel by train/rail between India and China? I have found several articles (e.g. at The Hindu and at India Today) ...
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Convenience stores in India

Are there many (enough) convenience stores throughout India that sell prepackaged food? Thailand's 7-11 was great for cheese toasties, etc. I am wondering if we can get quick meals and snacks like ...
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How to go Kulu Manali from Gujarat?

How can I get to Kulu Manali from Gujarat? I can leave from either Ahmedabad or Bhavnagar.
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Is there a possibility to preserve an unused Indian mobile number for a period of time?

I travel to India a couple of times per year. I purchased an Indian SIM card and I find that there is no network for this Indian service provider in Southern Germany (Friedrichshafen/Konstanz). And as ...
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What are places shown in this sticker that claims to be a silhouette of Bangalore (Karnataka, India) skyline?

I came across this image and was curious what the places were. I'm soon planning a visit to Bangalore and would like to visit these places.
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What will happen if I overstay a tourist visa or can I extend it in New Delhi?

I'm a Bangladeshi passport holder. My Indian multiple entry tourist visa will expire on 8 October 2018. I visited India on 20 August 2018. I will visit again with this same visa on 22 September 2018 ...
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How to reach Dudhsagar Falls by Scooter in Monsoon Season?

i am newly married, and my wife love to trip dudhsagar falls on bike in monsoon in goa, let me know if its possible to visit dudhsagar falls in moonsoon. i check some guide about dudhsagar route like ...
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Taking prescribed amphetamines to Dubai or India

Are you allowed to bring prescribed amphetamines to Dubai or India from the USA?
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How to get from Madurai to Munnar

I am going from Madurai to Munnar. I have searching information and have found that there are public buses, but I didn't manage to find any information about bus station and schedule. I will be ...
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Visiting villages in Kerala

How do I visit and spend a couple of nights in non-touristy villages in Kerala between Kochi, Alappuzha and Kollam? Do I just hire a boat and ask them to take me to such a village? Could you ...
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Chavitti uzhichil course in Kerala

I'm looking for a course in Chavitti uzhichil (massage using feet) in Kerala that is as cheap as possible (approximately 200 euros). No need for accommodation or food as part of the course. I need it ...
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India Customs Clearance

What exactly happens at India customs? This is what I found from google: I get a paper on flight, where I choose I am going to use the green or red channel. Say I choose green, do they scan my ...
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What will happen if I checked in for another room in the same hotel, but not for the booked one?

I booked a room via booking.com and when I reached the hotel to check in I came to know that the room I booked was not air conditioned. So the hotel staffs offered me another room with air condition ...
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Maiden name change on indian passport - US visa in old (damaged) passport

Recently my 2 year old son chewed on my wife's Indian passport - luckily only damaging the corner part of the passport booklet and all the corners of pages in the passport. This passport was in my ...
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Can a Bangladeshi enter India by air from third country?

I am from Bangladesh, and I have an Indian tourist visa, which I received from the Indian High Commission in Bangladesh. At this moment I am in Bhutan. Now I want to enter India by air. Is it possible?...
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Indian Passport thread coming off [duplicate]

We gave our passport for stamping and it looks like it returned with threads coming out lose. My passport has only 2 threads remaining. We are travelling to a couple of countries before going to ...
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How much to donate at Hindu temples in India?

At many Indian temples, on entering the inner sanctum, devotees and foreign tourists alike are often met by a priest who will apply a tilaka (dab of paste) to your forehead and perhaps "gift" you a ...
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Will Customs in India figure out that I have two laptops? [duplicate]

I am going back to India soon from the US. Can I take a laptop in my carry-on luggage and another laptop in my checked baggage, so that I don't have to pay customs duty for either of the laptops? Will ...
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Do i need a transit visa for Malaysia ? If yes, am i eligible for it?

I am an Indian Citizen who has lived in Vietnam on business visa for the last 3 months and tourist visa for few months before that. I am going back to India and my flight is from Ho Chi Minh to ...
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How can I verify whether my name is blacklisted by Indian immigration?

How can I check whether my name is blacklisted by Indian immigration?
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Can I use a permanent disability certificate as photo ID for a domestic flight in India? [duplicate]

I have a permanent disability certificate; it's a photo ID. Can I take a domestic flight in India with only this ID?
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I want to apply for Schengen visa, but employer NOC which is mandatory document for visa is not available with me

I have resigned from my current company and will be joining a new company soon. Hence, I cannot get a leave approval letter from my current company, and if I decide to join a new company and then ...
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What is the purpose of Boarding Points on Indian railways tickets?

In most of the world, if you want to travel from A to B, you buy a ticket from A to B and that's it. However, in India, it's possible to buy a ticket from X to B, designate a Boarding Point in A ...
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Return ticket from USA, is it necessary to be for country of origin?

I was travelling from Delhi to San Francisco and had return ticket from San Francisco to Singapore. I was not issued boarding pass on the grounds that I don't have tickets for Singapore to Delhi. ...
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Had a question about transit visa for UK [duplicate]

I’m traveling from India to USA in which i got a 15 hour layover at London airport. My flight will land at London at 6 p.m. and other flight will take off at 9 a.m. next day. So an overnight stay. So ...
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Does a Yemeni citizen need a transit visa for India?

I will travel from Aden to Mumbai by Yemen Airways, and then I will travel to Kuala Lumpur by Malaysia Airlines. Do I need an Indian visa for the connection?
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Removing my name from Indian immigration blacklist [duplicate]

Respect. I have came to India with student visa and i have overstay for 16 months after that i applied for Exit Visa in order to go back to my country (IRAQ) after 4 months of leaving India I applied ...
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Schengen visa - employed while applying, unemployed while travelling

I am a 25 year old Indian male currently employed in India, but I'll be quitting my job in a couple weeks. I wish to travel to the Schengen area next month for a vacation before I go to the US for ...
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Which are the cleanest ghats in Varanasi?

I am about to go on a pilgrimage trip to Varanasi. I find a lot of information on Varanasi ghats on the Net. But some of the facts are really disturbing: quite a few ghats are supposed to be cremation ...
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Who provides Carnet de Passage for Indian vehicles?

Under which government department and which law the Carnet is issued in India ? I have already visited Nepal and Bhutan on bike. Both the countries don't need any Carnet from Indians. Now, I want to ...
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What happens if I don't use my Indian visa? Is it likely to cause problems in future?

I am a British citizen. I recently applied for (and was granted) a multiple-entry 6-month Indian business visa. It looks likely now that I will not use it (the trips were cancelled for business ...
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FIR for damaged Indian passport?

I have an Indian passport. Do I need to file a first information report (FIR) at the police station if my passport is only damaged (not stolen)? Only the outer cover has been a little bit detached, ...
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Traveling to India (Delhi) from USA (Houston) with < 1 year old and car seat

We're planning to travel to India to visit family in a couple of weeks (still haven't booked the airfare) and I haven't been able to get good information about what to expect with using a car seat on ...
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Can I board a domestic flight in India if the name on the ticket is longer than the name in my ID card?

If my PAN card only contains only my first name but my plane ticket contains my full name, will I be allowed to board a domestic flight in India?
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To travel 30 km from India to Sri Lanka, do I really have to take a 1500 km, 20 hour detour?

I'm in Tamil Nadu, India. Let's say I go to the area around Rameswaram, India, and that after that I want to visit the area around Mannar Island, Sri Lanka. Getting a visa for Sri Lanka is done very ...
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Can I use my school ID card for an Indian domestic flight?

The only ID card I have is for my 7th year class. Can I use it as ID for domestic flight from LKO-DEL? I am traveling with my father; he have all documents, so can I get verified by him ?