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Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · July 04, 2016
Punjab itinerary  (7 Answers)

We are planning a trip in Punjab, but I am not sure it will be interesting enough for foreigners. we are a couple over 50's and we have been many times in India.
our planning is Amritsar - Bhatinda - Kapurthala - Jalandhar or Patiala - Anadpur Sahib - Chandigarh.
We suppose the best is to rent a car with driver for all itinerary, starting in Amritsar.
Does anyone know this area? because we couldn't find much information in the classic guides.
I will appreciate a lot if some know a reliable agency in Amritsar to make the planning.
Another idea is going to Manali, but the trip is too long
Thanks in advance

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 30, 2014
Self drive  (4 Answers)

Leaning towards renting an unlimited kms car from Amritsar to drive around Punjab and Rajastan for about 3 weeks. Is this a best approach ? Willing to go in high summer - June to minimize crowds and traffic.

Best Regards.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · November 30, 2010
bhangra  (3 Answers)

would really love to see some bhangra. I know all punjabi dance like this and would love to see it and join in somewhere less formal. any ideas please?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 21, 2010
Ac Taxi cost  (1 Answer)

could any one inform me ac taxi fare from Jallandhar / Chandigarh , jallandhar / delhi for day time and how long it takes ,

many thx


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 18, 2009
Jallandhar Hotels  (3 Answers)

Any recomendation for Good Jallandhar Hotels - 3 to 4 star. price range would be up to 3500 rupees per day.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · July 20, 2009
Walking?  (2 Answers)

Is it safe and advisable for a foreigner (U.S.) to walk in the countryside around towns and villages or between towns and villages? I enjoy walks but do not want to run risk of trespassing or any trouble. I have been through Punjab to Amritsar before but would like to stop off the train in towns and see the countryside.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · April 03, 2008
Transport from Delhi to Jalhandar  (4 Answers)


Could someone please let me know of a good coach company operating between Delhi and Jalhandar, Punjab. I'm arriving at 8.40am on the train from Bombay and have no idea of the location of the bus stands as this will be my first time in Delhi.



Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 05, 2007
car hire  (2 Answers)

am visiting India for two months ...arriving in dehli on the 30th jan. need to travel to the Punjab on the following day...any suggestions for good taxi service that can be relied upon to give a good service for a reasonable fare? Also when staying in the punjab (sahni) will at times need car and driver...any suggestions?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · January 08, 2006
Punjab  (2 Answers)

By looking around at the pictures of Punjab, Why would someone want to leave and move to America, this place looks so Beautiful.

I just ask because I know some people from their?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 26, 2005
translation thing  (5 Answers)

does anyne know if there is an online punjabi translation tool that is free pls, I have lost the one i was using last time if you do can you pls tell me thankyou.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · February 14, 2005
travelling in Punjab  (5 Answers)

Greetings all VT It looks like I will be travelling to the Punjab in early April to visit friends in Chandigarth... not sure if my flight will arrive in Dehli or Amritsar. what [or how] can i get to chandigarth? is it possible as a mature women travelling alone to visit the Taj Mahal and Veranasi in the 3 weeks that I will have there? any travelling tips for safety etc would be appreciated. namaskar Julie

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · May 26, 2004
Train Links to Pakistan  (2 Answers)

Does anyone know if the train links to Pakistan are open now from India. Is this worth taking or is it actually better to walk across the frontier - anyone done it recently? Thanks, Dave

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 28, 2003
How to behave ?  (4 Answers)

Dear friends, As I am going, july 13st, in the north of India, I want to know the customs I have to respect with people in HP, Haryan and Punjab (suject to avoid in a talk, how to behave if you are inviting at home...). Sometimes, you don't know and you offend people you want to be friend with... Thank you

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 14, 2003
Simple accomodations in Punjab ?  (9 Answers)

Namaste, I will come and visit Haryana this summer. The guide books, either in english, either in french tell very little about Punjab. Impossible to find where in which town it is possible to sleep for less than 250 rps a night. I am 52 years old and used to sleep in very simple conditions "Bharat me". Would be kind enough to send me adresses ? Danewad Jacques

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