Tag: transport and visa

Mussoorie, Benog and collective taxi

D14: Mussoorie 10/4/2019 It’s our last day at the cool altitude in Mussoorie. We hesitated a little to leave in the morning for Rishikesh but the picturesque (semi) pedestrian street with its shops, the views of the nearby snow-capped peaks and the general coolness held us back. Mussoorie is located on a “peak” and we…

By Guillaume 31 July 2019 0

Mussoorie, freshness, hiking and panorama

J12: Mussoorie 8/4/2019 From the plains and hills of Rajasthan to the foothills of the Himalayas. We wake up gently on the night train between Old Delhi and Dehra Dun. Despite the heat and stops, we had a peaceful night and we are much fitter than after our last night train experience in Sri Lanka.…

By Guillaume 1 July 2019 0

Agra, marble, feathers and mosaics

J11: Agra 7/4/2019 It’s not only always the same chaos when we arrive at an Indian bus station. De dust, horns, pollution, dirt and 3 drivers of tuktuk that assault us with crazy prices when we’re barely get off the bus. Prices end up going down in a hustle and bustle that becomes familiar. Agra…

By Guillaume 23 June 2019 0

Bharatpur, bicycle, twin and volatile

D9: Bharatpur 5/4/2019 It was dark when the train from Jaipur stopped in Bharatpur. This “express” train will have taken an hour longer than expected. The usual battle between tuk tuk driver begins. Bharatpur is a city between Jaipur and Agra that has the distinction of being close to the Keoladeo National Park (listed AS…

By Guillaume 16 May 2019 0

Chittorgarh, fortress, citadel and princess

D4: Chittorgarh 31/03/2019 Arriving by train at 8am from Udaipur (departure at 6am) for a few rupees, we deposit our big bags at the cloakroom located west of the platform. This is our first train and our booking from France seems to have worked. The ride is also an opportunity to see many people doing…

By Guillaume 8 April 2019 0

Welcome incredible India

D1: Delhi airport 28/03/2019 Our journey starts in Lyon and ends in Udaipur. 3 flights are required with stops in Dubai and Delhi. The first two with Emirates and the last with Jet Airways. Flight 1 Lyon-Dubai-Departure 8.55pm Stopover 3 hours Flight 2 Dubai-Delhi-Depart 10am Stopover 3:20 a.m. Flight 3 Delhi-Udaipur-Depart 6:20 p.m. The first…

By Guillaume 1 April 2019 0