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Planing to experience India but a little confused?

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Planing to experience India but a little confused?

Hi there! well.. I'll be honest! I've been delaying my delhi, Agra trip for a long time! I'm finally traveling on late august.. I'm aware about the weather & ready for it I also don't like going on tours or with drivers I like experiencing the world myself! what my question to you folks out there is where will I be spotted by scams & touts!! im sure you have lots of advice to give.. Sorry for the long story.. I'd really appreciate any advice & every advice from you Guy's.


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1. Re: Planing to experience India but a little confused?

How many days you have for the tour of India? India is a big country you should mention number of days for vacation.

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2. Re: Planing to experience India but a little confused?

I have 6 days.. arrival to delhi , visiting all major tourist attractions in Delhi & Agra.

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The best in these 6 days will be Delhi - Agra - jaipur - pushkar - Delhi, there are many touts but it is better coz of tourist police and it will be better if you arrange your tickets in advance for the trains, good luck

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4. Re: Planing to experience India but a little confused?

I would recommend you to prearrange your flight/train tickets, accommodation in cities respectively. After having this done, there would be no space for scam or touts, just explore around the places.

If you are looking forward to plan your trip by train, then yes be bit extra cautious on train station and do not handover your tickets to strangers as there are touts pretending to be the ticket master. Check out this link for more info-


In case you wish to hire a car/driver, so look for recommendations on TA or search for some reputed travel companies who can arrange for your transportation and be relaxed.

Happy traveling !!!

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5. Re: Planing to experience India but a little confused?

A trip to Agra, is wonderful, Taj, Red fort, Sikandra and Fatehpur Sikri can all be completed in two days, please book a comfortable car and drive out from Delhi early morning. The Yamuna expressway is a great way to travel. You can do the Taj, red fort and Sikandra in the morning and early afternoon, spend a night in Agra, great hotel and avail good deals as off season. Do Fatehpur Sikri and then return to Delhi.

Delhi has great sights too, Red fort, Jama masjid, lotus temple, Qutub Minar, are great historical sights. Delhi has great shopping, excellent restaurants with a variety of cuisine.

Enjoy your week don't pack too much in., as being the monsoon season you might be compromised.

Best regards

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6. Re: Planing to experience India but a little confused?

In 6 days time you can do a famous tourist circuit Golden Triangle--Delhi>Agra>Jaipur....have 2 nights in each place...you can also visit Mathura which is not far from Agra....the cities in GT are well connected by train and road.....most economical is the train ....for train reservation check with www.makemytrip.com or www,irctc.co.in

Better to book hotels,flights and train tickets ahead of the trip..For other queries related to trip search in the box above corner.

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if you have 6 days then I think you must book a Golden Triangle Tour package because in this package you will visit the three most beautiful cities of India i.e Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. by having this tour in short time you will be able to explore more in India.

You can book this tour through leading tour operators in India.

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I do not understand how you can make such a recommendation on this topic when just minutes later you started a new post which included, and I quote

"Please suggest me any good company who conduct road trips, camping and adventurous activity."

Oh dear! Is this spam?

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10. Re: Planing to experience India but a little confused?

Dear Travelfreak,

As you said that you would like to explore things own your own without the help of driver & guides. It is suggested to be more cautious at the Railway Station, Bus Stands & at the historical buildings, as all these spots are surrounded by the scammers and touts.

Happy Travelling to India.