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Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Jun 20th, 2012, 12:06
Replies: 2
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Posted By vmehra
Our driver was good. His name is Padma and his...

Our driver was good. His name is Padma and his number is 96229 89319.
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Jun 14th, 2012, 13:04
Replies: 22
Views: 12,719
Posted By vmehra
What I have found that contacting drivers...

What I have found that contacting drivers directly is good since the drivers would give you 10% discount.
But travel agencies do not give discount, at least not to us.

So first do local...
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Jun 14th, 2012, 12:57
Replies: 12
Views: 1,606
Posted By vmehra
Sorry about the photos. Pressure of work has...

Sorry about the photos. Pressure of work has meant delay.
I hope to upload them by tomorrow.

A shopping tip:
Very charming Ladakhi dolls in full get-up, including turquoise-studded perak are for...
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Jun 13th, 2012, 14:42
Replies: 12
Views: 1,606
Posted By vmehra
For those wishing to take it easy, I would advise...

For those wishing to take it easy, I would advise to spend 3-4 days in Nubra.
One day, at least, could be given to Panamik, Sumoor (there is a gompa there).
One day to Hunder-- good walks among...
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Jun 13th, 2012, 14:35
Replies: 12
Views: 1,606
Posted By vmehra
Abhilash1, Shopping in Leh is most enjoyable....

Abhilash1,
Shopping in Leh is most enjoyable. The Ladakhis and Tibetans are a most good-natured people and the variety of handicrafts they sell exceeds anywhere else I have yet seen.

Greater...
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Jun 13th, 2012, 14:30
Replies: 12
Views: 1,606
Posted By vmehra
Rs.800 per night did that include food also??? ...

Rs.800 per night did that include food also???
NO.

Shanti GH provides dinner --homely dal-roti-sabzi-chawal at 135 Rs per guest.
Lunch is not provided.
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Jun 13th, 2012, 10:46
Replies: 12
Views: 1,606
Posted By vmehra
Dining in Leh: We found the Bon Appetit simply...

Dining in Leh:
We found the Bon Appetit simply the best. It has dosa, and also punjabi naan-paneer dishes, all competently done.

Other places are variable. At Pumplenickel we were served...
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Jun 12th, 2012, 12:35
Replies: 12
Views: 1,606
Posted By vmehra
We did pre-book Shanti GH and Zambala in Disket...

We did pre-book Shanti GH and Zambala in Disket but I feel that there is no need to do so and for Nubra, it is better not to pre-book many days in advance.
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Jun 12th, 2012, 10:33
Replies: 12
Views: 1,606
Posted By vmehra
We were told that the lama who had the key had...

We were told that the lama who had the key had gone off for a private worship in the neighborhood.

It is only the smaller gompas (such as Stok) that this problem could arise. Not all tourists...
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Jun 11th, 2012, 13:39
Replies: 12
Views: 1,606
Posted By vmehra
Trip report for Leh and Nubra

Trip report for Leh and Nubra trip from 28th May to 8th June.

28/5 AI flight from Delhi to Leh; arrived at Shanti Guest House in upper Changspa. Got front facing first-floor room with plenty of...
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar May 21st, 2012, 12:27
Replies: 2
Views: 1,121
Posted By vmehra
Panamik worthwhile? Also Yarab Tso.

Some travelers have not been positive regarding the hot water springs at Panamik, saying that the place is dull, and the springs are disappointing--just cement cubicles with no charm.

So should...
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar May 21st, 2012, 12:23
Replies: 17
Views: 6,739
Posted By vmehra
AMS is hardly a thing a lot of doctors in the...

AMS is hardly a thing a lot of doctors in the cities would have experience or knowledge of.

Anyway, is diamox safe with paracetamol?
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar May 21st, 2012, 11:39
Replies: 6
Views: 1,339
Posted By vmehra
Inner Line permits-ID attested?

Do the photocopies of the ID's that are submitted for the inner line permits have to be attested?

if yes, attested by whom?. A gazetted officer?.
Or self-attestation would do?

Also do we need...
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar May 21st, 2012, 11:22
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By vmehra
Another question re: taxi at Ladakh. I had read...

Another question re: taxi at Ladakh.
I had read once here that the taxi drivers give you 10% discount on the published Taxi Union rates.

Is it still true?.
If yes, do we have to bargain with...
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar May 21st, 2012, 11:20
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By vmehra
Taxi at Nubra

I plan to stay in Nubra for 5 days, so it is not economical
to get a return taxi from Leh. I think they charge Rs 1700-1800 per day even if the taxi does not get used.

So the idea is to have a...
Forum: Domestic India Flights May 21st, 2012, 10:56
Replies: 3
Views: 1,661
Posted By vmehra
Thanks Delhiwala. We may goto town if it is not...

Thanks Delhiwala.
We may goto town if it is not too hot.

Is it possible to get OK lunch at the airport?
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar May 18th, 2012, 18:04
Replies: 17
Views: 6,739
Posted By vmehra
Thank you. I am still confused whether we...

Thank you.
I am still confused whether we should take diamox or not.
We had been at high attitudes--uptp 4300 m at Hemkund without any symptoms but that journey was slow--first by bus and then by...
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar May 17th, 2012, 17:44
Replies: 17
Views: 6,739
Posted By vmehra
Where to get Diamox?

I am flying into Leh in about 10 days and I still do not know how and where to get Diamox.

Is it available OTC? and under what brand name?
Is it widely available in Delhi? (I am not in delhi...
Forum: Domestic India Flights May 16th, 2012, 09:31
Replies: 3
Views: 1,661
Posted By vmehra
6 hours at Jammu Airport.

Next month, I along with my family, would be spending six hours at Jammu airport since we were unable to get seats on the direct Leh-Delhi flight.

I appreciate any help or ideas on how to while...
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Mar 7th, 2012, 11:22
Replies: 29
Views: 4,797
Posted By vmehra
But would I find guest house accommodation in...

But would I find guest house accommodation in Nubra without pre-booking in first week of June?

For if my dates are not fixed, I can not pre-book Guest Houses.
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Mar 5th, 2012, 10:27
Replies: 29
Views: 4,797
Posted By vmehra
Thanks for your answers. One thing: if I...

Thanks for your answers.

One thing: if I share a taxi with others from Leh-Nubra, then am I supposed to coordinate with them all the way back to Leh?.

Or is it common or possible to just share...
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Feb 24th, 2012, 15:17
Replies: 29
Views: 4,797
Posted By vmehra
Thank you for the advice, NRI. Are the...

Thank you for the advice, NRI.

Are the shared taxis frequent between Leh and Nubra?
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Feb 22nd, 2012, 18:15
Replies: 29
Views: 4,797
Posted By vmehra
Thanks Saugata. I actually wanted 3-4 days for...

Thanks Saugata.
I actually wanted 3-4 days for Nubra but it seems it would be too expansive.
I would need to check the share taxi scene in Leh.

Fortunately, I am able to add 2 days to my trip...
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Feb 22nd, 2012, 17:56
Replies: 29
Views: 4,797
Posted By vmehra
Problem is the Leh taxi card only gives rates for...

Problem is the Leh taxi card only gives rates for overnight Leh-Nubra-Leh trip.
If I want to stay in Nubra for 2 or more days and visit Turtuk and Panamik, how do I find the rate?
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Feb 3rd, 2012, 13:11
Replies: 29
Views: 4,797
Posted By vmehra
Thanks Anirban for a detailed reply. Our paths...

Thanks Anirban for a detailed reply. Our paths might intersect since our planned dates are 28th May to 6th June.

I have decided to drop the Great Lakes. My family is not keen on hours-long...
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