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Travel site - like Travelfish - on India?

  • Solaris

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    We are combining a trip to Asia with one month in India - and although we have found guide books, we would so much like to do research on the internet.

    We are especially interested in sites with descriptions on hotels and guesthouses - but NOT the ones from LP as these tend to be overrun.

    Can anyone out there help us, please? We would love a site that included travelling with children :-)

    Thanks!

    Mette /Denmark

    #1 Posted: 1/7/2008 - 03:10

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  • somtam2000

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    The best India website I'm aware of is India Mike.

    #2 Posted: 19/7/2008 - 08:22

  • Solaris

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    Thank you a bunch. I have had a quick look at the site, and although it is not nearly as good as travelfish, it seems to turn in the right direction.
    And I can certainly pick off some good ideas.

    #3 Posted: 9/8/2008 - 03:57

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    India is a vast country and one can not see whole of it in one month. In fact even 6 months will not be enough. Therefore decide what you want to see and then collect information. North & South India is for Historical places, Temples etc. whereas Western India if for beaches, caves and the megacity of Mumbai.

    #4 Posted: 30/1/2012 - 09:36

  • altmtl

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    I was in South India 3 months and didn't even make it to the east coast or the north... one month is not enough. India Mike is a great resource.

    #5 Posted: 30/1/2012 - 19:51

  • savorygal

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    another great Indian resource is cleartrip.com. you can book & pay for trains online. It's super easy & secure saves the hassle of going to the train station. you can see how many tickets are still available & waitlisted numbers as well. and while you cannot take advantage of foreigner or ladies quotas it's an efficient way to book trains.

    Have fun & agree with other posters about picking one area to concentrate on :India is huge & travel can be difficult & frustrating.

    #6 Posted: 30/1/2012 - 20:37

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