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Guide to backpacking in India, with travelers information on New Delhi, Kashmir, Rajasthan, Calcutta, Goa, Mumbai, Puri, Agra,
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A comprehensive Embassy register including border-crossing requirements.

Where are they, how can they help and when can you contact them ?

U.S. Embassies and Consulates Worldwide
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London Diplomatic List (U.K)

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    City: BOMBAY
    Mission: Office of the
    British Deputy High Commissioner
    Address: Maker Chambers IV
    222 Jamnalal Bajaj Road
    (PO Box 11714) Nariman Point Bombay
    400 021
    Tel: (91) (22) 2830517
    (91) (22) 2832330
    (91) (22) 2833602
    Fax: (91) (22) 2027940
    E-mail: bdhcnet@vsnl.com
    Hours: 02:30-07:30 / 08:30-10:30 (GMT)

    City: CALCUTTA
    Mission: Office of the
    British Deputy High Commissioner
    Address: 1 Ho Chi Minh Sarani
    Calcutta - 700 071
    Tel: (91) (33) 288 5172-75
    (91) (33) 288 5172 (After hours)
    Fax: (91) (33) 288 3435 General
    (91) (33) 288 3996 (Visa section)
    E-mail: bdhccalc@giascl01.vsnl.net.in
    Hours: 03:30-07:30
    08:30-11:30

    City: CHENNAI
    Mission: Office of the
    British Deputy High Commissioner
    Address: 24 Anderson Road
    Chennai (Madras)
    600 006
    Tel: (91) (44) 827 3136
    (91) (44) 827 3137
    (91) (44) 825 7422
    (91) (44) 825 7433
    (91) (44) 822 7243
    (91) (44) 825 5468
    Fax: (91) (44) 826 9004
    (91) (44) 827 5130
    E-mail: bdhcchen@vsnl.com
    Hours: 03:00-08:30 / 09:00-12:00

    City: CHENNAI
    Mission: Office of the British Deputy High Commissioner
    Address: 24 Anderson Road
    Chennai (Madras)
    600 006
    Tel: (91) (44) 827 3136
    (91) (44) 827 3137
    (91) (44) 825 7422
    (91) (44) 825 7433
    (91) (44) 822 7243
    (91) (44) 825 5468
    Fax: (91) (44) 826 9004
    (91) (44) 827 5130
    E-mail: bdhcchen@vsnl.com
    Hours: 03:00-08:30 / 09:00-12:00

    City: NEW DELHI
    Mission: British High Commission
    Address: Chanakyapuri
    New Delhi 110021
    Tel: (91) (11) 687 2161
    Fax: (91) (11) 687 2882
    (91) (11) 687 0065
    E-mail: bhcndvis@ndf.vsnl.net.in
    Hours: 03:30-07:30 / 08:30-11:30

United States UP


    City: CALCUTTA
    Mission: U.S. Consulate General
    Address: 5/1, Ho Chi Minh Sarani,
    Calcutta 700071
    Tel: (33) 242-3611
    (33) 242-3615
    (33) 242-2336
    (33) 242-2337
    Fax: (33) 242-2335
    Hours: Mon-Fri - 08:00-17:00 (US Citizens)
    Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri -
    08:00-11:30 (Non-immigrant)

    City: CHENNAI
    Mission: U.S. Consulate General
    Address: Mount Road,
    Chennai 600006
    Tel: (44) 827-7835
    (44) 827-3040
    Fax: (44) 825-0240
    Hours: 08:15-17:00
    08:30 - 10:00 (Non-immigrant)

    City: DELHI
    Mission: U.S. Embassy
    Address: Shantipath, Chanakyapuri,
    New Delhi 110021
    Tel: (11) 419-8000
    Fax: (11) 419-0017
    Hours: 08:00 - 17:30

    City: DENPASAR BALI
    Mission: Consulate of the United States
    Address: Jl. Hayam Wuruk 188,
    Denpasar 80235,
    Bali, Indonesia
    Tel: 233-605
    Fax: 222-426
    E-mail: tabuh@denpasar.wasantara.net.id

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Ambulance, Fire and Police numbers are listed. Marine, Mountain and Consulate (24Hr) Emergency numbers to follow, where applicable.
       (New Delhi)
        Police:
        Ambulance:
        Fire:
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This section will help you assess the potential risks and plan the precautions you need to take both before you go and once you are away.

Worldwide protection for backpackers of all nationalities:
World Travel Center!

Travel health issues tackled from every angle at:
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Fit for Travel

Travel Health Online

Up-to-date country advice for all travellers:
U.S. Safetynet
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bakpaka is in the process of researching accessibility for ALL travellers worldwide.

The information being collated reflects the standards and facilities available concerning transport, accommodation, places of interest, leisure pursuits and communication.

Airport facilities and much more at:
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General and country specific tips for backpackers, including things to do and see. We are looking for your input, so email tips & anecdotes letting your fellow backpackers and us know what's happening out there!!!

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Lonely Planet online

ECOTOURISM
Responsible travel to natural areas, which conserves the enviroment and sustains the livelihood of local people.

Visit the CI Ecotourism Section of The Ecotravel Centre at:
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Small scale, locally produced, low-impact ecotours:
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For tailor-made experiences take the Travel Link to:
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What to see and where to find it:
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Select the Country, Resort and Skill Level amongst other preferences at:
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News and comment from around the world:
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This section will develop into a comprehensive guide to current weather and seasonal trends experienced in this country, and advise on weather related issues affecting places of interest.

Current regional conditions and forecasts:
Weather Asia

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bakpaka is compiling a hostel and budget accommodation guide to suit your needs. In the meantime why not check out the worldwide accommodation options below and through our travel link

The booking system operated by The International Youth Hostel Federation:
IBN

The 4anything guide to hostels:
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A comprehensive Cyber Café register is currently under construction.

The most comprehensive guide on the net:
Cyber Cafes

Here's a selection operating in this country:

    D@t.trot
    11 Suryarath, First lane, Panchwati,
    Ambawadi, Ahmedabad, 380081 6,
    India.
    Tel: 91 79 6465201/2
    Fax: 91 79 6467901
    Email: vinaysharma@jindalinline.com
    Cost/Hour: Rs. 30
    Hours: 24/7

    Netfreakin
    5 Mosque Road,
    Fraser Town,
    Bangalore,
    560005, India.
    Tel: 91 80 5381 3045
    Email: netfreakin@hotmail.com
    Cost/Hour: Rs. 60 (US$1.5), Rs. 50 (members)
    Hours: 0900-14:00, 14:30-01:00

    Netfreaks
    2/1, Sudder Street,
    Calcutta, 700016,
    India.
    Tel: 91 33 2469586
    Email: netfreaks@vsnl.com
    Hours: 09:15-22:00 (Mon-Sat)
              10:00-21:00 (Sun)

    Cyber NOOK
    19/B, Satyam, First floor,
    M.G.Road, Ghatkopar (East),
    Bombay, Maharastra 400077,
    India.
    Tel: 91 22 5133250
    Email: cyber_nook@usa.net
    Cost/Hour: Rs.80 (US$2)
    Hours: 09:00-21:00 (Mon-Sat)
              10:00-15:00 (Sun)

    NaturoGráfica's Internet Café
    C-38, Madhu Vihar, Patparganj New Delhi,
    110092, India.
    Tel: 91 11 2044938
    Fax: 91 11 2044938
    Email: naturografica@theoffice.net
    Cost/Hour: Rs. 120 (US$3)
    Members:  Rs. 75 (US$2.00)
    Hours: 10:00-21:00 (Tues-Sun)
              16:00-21:00 (Mon)
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