Questions tagged [north-india]

Questions about the Northern States of India, including Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar etc.

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Is it safe to roam with girlfriend in India on February 14? [closed]

Many videos and news articles of the past says that couples who roam freely on Valentine's Day, are subjected to moral policing and the media will cover such incidents, which leads to public insult. ...
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Avoid racism in India towards fellow Indians [closed]

I am a South Indian solo travelling to places in Northern India. My previous experiences are that I face more racism (due to darker skin tone) in North India (where people have fairer skin tone) ...
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Are sunflower seeds popular in North Indian food?

I have an allergy for sunflower seeds. Are sunflower seeds popular in North Indian food, or is it safe for me to eat whatever is there? Just sunflower seeds. I am fine with sunflower oil.
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Is the rabies vaccine available in India?

In my travel plans to north India I have low risk profile for rabies an do not plan to get a "pre-exposure" vaccine. However, in case I do get bitten, is the rabies vaccine available in India?
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Reliance JIO 4G network on Manali to Leh highway

For our upcoming road trip to Leh and other areas of Ladakh from New Delhi we would take the Manali-Leh highway and would like to know if Reliance Jio network is available on Manali-Leh route and at ...
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How to dress for Himachal Pradesh in October?

I can't find historical weather data for October (or any other month) in Himachal Pradesh. Is it cold? Snowy? What would be a good idea to bring for minimalistic clothes packing?
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Road trip from New Delhi to Leh via Manali or Srinagar? [closed]

Me and some friends are planning a trip to India and go to Leh from New Delhi by road later this year. Which route from Delhi to Leh is better out of the two and why?
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Snow Access in North India in the winter

If I travel to northern India in winter (around November/December), where will I be able to experience considerable snow. I want a less touristy place (not like Manali) within 12-16 hours reach of new ...
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Is permit required in Rohtang Pass when coming from Keylong to Manali with your own motorbike?

We are travelling from Leh to Manali by motorbike, so we will be crossing the Rohtang pass on AUG 7, 2015 Friday. Please let us know do we need any permit or should we wait in the pass. I heard a ...
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Can you split India in distinct focal points to travel to?

India is quite appetising and visiting the country is on my bucket list. However, where to start that is the question. You more or less subdivide the US, In a northern and southern west coast, a ...
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Safety concerns for traveling the Leh district

I would like to spend some time - around a month exploring the Leh district in North India. Some friends advised me not to go, but they were there a long time ago (10 years or so). I have also seen ...