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Forum: IndiaMike Meetups Aug 5th, 2013, 18:24
Replies: 3,188
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Posted By kausiks
Missed it, unfortunately [cry] Had to drop off in...

Missed it, unfortunately [cry] Had to drop off in the last moment. Look forward for the next meetup
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Aug 4th, 2013, 18:52
Replies: 7
Views: 2,270
Posted By kausiks
A buffer day is helpful - may or may not be...

A buffer day is helpful - may or may not be required. You will be flying from sea level to 10,500 ft within a hours times. Give the body time to get accustomed. Do not underestimate acclimatization. ...
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Aug 4th, 2013, 18:19
Replies: 8
Views: 1,800
Posted By kausiks
I would like to make a recommendation: Go to...

I would like to make a recommendation: Go to Hunder first and then to Pangong. Hunder is at a lower altitude than Pangong. So acclimatization will be better.
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Aug 4th, 2013, 18:12
Replies: 2
Views: 882
Posted By kausiks
kiranchandran, the best way is to find some...

kiranchandran, the best way is to find some travel partners in manali and hire a car as a group. Otherwise, I have seen travel agencies in Manali offering shared service to Leh. But the first option...
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Aug 4th, 2013, 17:59
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By kausiks
Day trip to Tso Moriri should not be done....

Day trip to Tso Moriri should not be done. Depends on why you want to do a day trip - just to get a glimpse of Tso Moriri? Drop the plan, buddy. Unless you enjoy the journey and the place and spend...
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Aug 4th, 2013, 17:53
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By kausiks
Go by the Srinagar taxi union rates. And try to...

Go by the Srinagar taxi union rates. And try to get a shared cab from the taxi unions directly. Hotels might charge more.
I do not exactly remember the rate which I saw on the rate chart, but its...
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Dec 12th, 2011, 12:31
Replies: 29
Views: 9,611
Posted By kausiks
Thank you Khak for the wonderful narration. This...

Thank you Khak for the wonderful narration. This looks interesting.
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Dec 9th, 2011, 10:24
Replies: 174
Views: 129,233
Posted By kausiks
You are welcome Indizen. Yes, the closest stop...

You are welcome Indizen. Yes, the closest stop would be Race Course or even better Exide Crossing. How much luggage would you have? Being a short distance, taxis may not want to go from these stops...
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Dec 7th, 2011, 12:49
Replies: 174
Views: 129,233
Posted By kausiks
The Royal Cruiser stop is just outside the...

The Royal Cruiser stop is just outside the domestic terminal. Remember that these buses are available from the airport till 7:30 PM. Royal Cruiser operates two routes - one to Tollygunge(V1) (via E M...
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Dec 5th, 2011, 00:19
Replies: 174
Views: 129,233
Posted By kausiks
It will be in between Rs 200 & Rs 250 ...

It will be in between Rs 200 & Rs 250


Dependable service is provided by Megacabs, phone number 41414141. Most of the time it is difficult to get one without prior reservation. But a few friends...
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Dec 1st, 2011, 12:46
Replies: 21
Views: 4,366
Posted By kausiks
There is a book 'Ten Walks in Calcutta'. Refer to...

There is a book 'Ten Walks in Calcutta'. Refer to this thread (http://www.indiamike.com/india/books-music-and-movies-f4/10-walks-in-calcutta-by-prosenjit-das-gupta-t51968/).
There are a couple of...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Dec 1st, 2011, 11:29
Replies: 18
Views: 7,056
Posted By kausiks
They are still there. From Bageshwar, there are...

They are still there. From Bageshwar, there are buses departing for Haldwani at regular intervals. A couple of buses of UTC are for New Delhi and they also go via Almora, Haldwani and Kathgodam.
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Nov 23rd, 2011, 21:02
Replies: 18
Views: 7,056
Posted By kausiks
Yes, you are right. The journey from Haldwani to...

Yes, you are right. The journey from Haldwani to Almora and then to Bageshwar was by Alto.


Most of the other cars were upto Almora. At least when I went to the taxi stand, there was not a...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Nov 23rd, 2011, 18:56
Replies: 18
Views: 7,056
Posted By kausiks
Since I did this stretch recently, let me provide...

Since I did this stretch recently, let me provide some details:

Haldwani to Almora by shared car: Rs 250 & 3 hours
Almora to Bageshwar by shared car: Rs 200 & 2 hours

Bageshwar to Haldwani by...
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Nov 22nd, 2011, 15:21
Replies: 8
Views: 1,869
Posted By kausiks
Airport to Gariahat is Rs 260. Add another Rs 100...

Airport to Gariahat is Rs 260. Add another Rs 100 max for Swiss Park.
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Nov 9th, 2011, 19:34
Replies: 15
Views: 7,312
Posted By kausiks
That's unfortunate. You would have enjoyed it....

That's unfortunate. You would have enjoyed it. Slight manipulation of your travel plans - not feasible??
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Nov 9th, 2011, 19:29
Replies: 1,052
Views: 272,210
Posted By kausiks
Just providing some more information: ...

Just providing some more information:

Kasturi is originally in Free School Street and is well known for its Bangladeshi cuisine (again the ghoti & bangal story - this is a place for bangal food),...
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Nov 9th, 2011, 19:23
Replies: 15
Views: 7,312
Posted By kausiks
Planning to attend?

Planning to attend?
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Sep 27th, 2011, 10:34
Replies: 174
Views: 129,233
Posted By kausiks
vandy, Before you come out of the airport...

vandy,

Before you come out of the airport terminal building after collecting your luggage, there is a pre-paid taxi service counter (to your left) near the exit gate. Pay there and get the...
Forum: Electronics in India Sep 6th, 2011, 12:24
Replies: 3
Views: 4,436
Posted By kausiks
If possible, best option would be BSNL. Apart...

If possible, best option would be BSNL. Apart from Reliance, BSNL is the only network that is available in Tadoba. If you do not mind being without connectivity while in Tadoba, then Airtel or Hutch...
Forum: Money Issues and India Travel Sep 6th, 2011, 11:42
Replies: 12
Views: 3,875
Posted By kausiks
Well, you are in touch with an expert regarding...

Well, you are in touch with an expert regarding MP forests, so he will suggest. In my opinion, March is a good time - the heat is still bearable during the day time. After that in April & May, the...
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Sep 6th, 2011, 11:18
Replies: 21
Views: 4,366
Posted By kausiks
Hi hsgogia, Welcome to the city. Regarding...

Hi hsgogia,

Welcome to the city. Regarding places to see in Kolkata, do you have any preferences? Buildings & monuments or markets or street life...
There are many hotels in the city - your...
Forum: Money Issues and India Travel Sep 6th, 2011, 11:12
Replies: 12
Views: 3,875
Posted By kausiks
USD or HKD is a better option. Since you have a...

USD or HKD is a better option. Since you have a tight schedule, change most of your money at Delhi airport. So later on you can focus on the places you visit and not worry about where to find the...
Forum: Crossing the Border Aug 16th, 2011, 12:59
Replies: 4
Views: 2,776
Posted By kausiks
You want to know the places to visit? Or you want...

You want to know the places to visit? Or you want to know how to go to Nepal?
Forum: Indian Wildlife and National Parks Aug 14th, 2011, 21:58
Replies: 11
Views: 3,111
Posted By kausiks
Renu, My input on your queries: 1....

Renu,

My input on your queries:

1. Reaching Bandhavgarh: The easiest way is to take the Mumbai mail via Allahabad and get down at Katni. If you do not mind changing trains, you can transit at...
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