By Lonely Planet, Michael Benanav
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- Colour maps and photographs all through
- Highlights and itineraries assist you tailor your journey for your own wishes and pursuits
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- Over 199 color maps
- Covers Delhi's bazaars, the Taj Mahal, Rajasthan's forts and deserts, Goa's shores, Kerala's backwaters, Mumbai's colonial-era structures, Darjeeling's tea plantations, Khajuraho's old temples, Himalayan monasteries and extra
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This station will be chaotic so arrive a minimum of half-hour sooner than your departure time. State-government bus businesses (and their counters) on the ISBT comprise the subsequent: Delhi delivery company (%23865181; Counter 34) Haryana Roadways (%23861262; Counter 35) Himachal Roadways (%23863473; Counter forty) Punjab Roadways (%23867842; Counter 37) Rajasthan Roadways (%23381884; Counter 36) Uttar Pradesh Roadways (%23868709; Counter 38) educate For foreigners, its least difficult to make price ticket bookings on the overseas vacationer Bureau (Map p140; %23405156; 1st fl, New Delhi teach station; h8am-8pm Mon-Sat, to 2pm Sun). don't think an individual who tells you it has shifted, closed or burnt down it is a rampant rip-off to divert you in other places (see the boxed textual content, p126). There are reportedly railway porters considering scams, so remain in your feet and dont permit somebody cease you from going to the first ground of the most construction for bookings. while making reservations on the overseas vacationer Bureau, tickets needs to be paid for in rupees sponsored up by way of money-exchange certificate (or ATM receipts) or in US cash, euros or kilos sterling; any switch is given in rupees. deliver your passport. Theres a teach reserving counter on the airport (p155). There are major stations in Delhi (Old) Delhi teach station (Map p128) in previous Delhi, and New Delhi teach station (Map p140) at Paharganj; ensure you comprehend which station serves your vacation spot (New Delhi educate station is towards Connaught Place). If youre departing from the Delhi teach station you want to permit enough time to meander in the course of the often-snail-paced site visitors of previous Delhi. Theres additionally the Nizamuddin teach station (Map pp1323), south of Sunder Nagar, the place a variety of trains (usually for south-bound locations) commence or end. Many trains among Delhi and Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner and Udaipur function to and from Sarai Rohilla educate station (Map pp1201), approximately 4km northwest of Connaught position. Railway porters may still cost among Rs 20 and Rs 30 in line with bag. there are numerous extra locations and trains than these indexed within the boxed textual content, p159 seek advice Trains at a look (Rs 45), on hand at such a lot newsstands, or ask vacationer place of work employees. GETTING round neighborhood buses can get horrendously crowded so autorickshaws and taxis are fascinating possible choices. hold small switch convenient for fares. ladies should still learn Taxis & Public shipping within the girls travelers part (p1161). To/From the Airport Airport-to-city delivery isn't as ordinary correctly, as a result of predatory taxi drivers see p125. Many overseas flights arrive at ghastly hours, so it will pay to e-book a resort prematurely and notify it of your arrival time. DELHI vacation spot D EL hello •• G et tin g Aro u nd DELHI DE L hello •• G ett in g A r oun d PREARRANGED PICK-UPS Theres not anything extra comforting after a longhaul flight than seeing anyone maintaining a placard together with your identify on it. bear in mind that if you happen to set up an airport pick-up via a commute organization or inn, its dearer than a pay as you go taxi from the airport a result of airport parking cost (up to Rs one hundred twenty) and Rs 60 cost for the individual amassing you to go into the airport arrivals corridor.