CouchSurf with Sudhir in Jammu

We arrived in Jammu airport in the afternoon and received call from Sudhir that his representative will fetch us at the airport. We had to walk outside the airport gate as people who didnt have traveling document i.e. not using the flight are not allowed to enter even the airport area. We felt bad because our flight was delayed and we could not inform earlier, but the guy who came to fetch us was a kind man wearing turban. We got into his van and he brought to us to a sweet house with large garden which we guess belongs to Sudhir.

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Train to Jammu

Cycle rickshaw to Amritsar train station: Rs 30

Train Amritsar – Jammu
Bti Jat Exp # 19225
Class: 2AC upper berth
Fares/pax: Rs. 460
Leaves 01:10 Amritsar Jn (ASR)
Arrives 06:15 Jammu Tawi (JAT)
Distance: 206km  Duration: 5h, 5min

Rickshaw Jammu Tawi train station to Jammu airport: Rs. 150

We reached Amritsar train station a few hours before our train, so whether we like it or not, we had to kill the time in the waiting room. We were totally tired by this hour and not in mood to do anything. I took a short nap while Az laying down watching our luggage.

I sent sms to Sudhir asking if he’s in Jammu and if we could meet, and he replied that he was away for work.

Thankfully the train arrived on time and it was our first sleeper train (2-Tier AC). We had our upper berth on top while a middle-age couple sleeping at the lower berth. The bedding was perfect, and by the moment we climbed onto it, we closed our eyes and dozed off.

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