Lonely Planet West Bengal: Chapter from India Travel Guide

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Lonely Planet Publications, Apr 1, 2012 - Travel
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This eBook offering is an excerpt of Lonely Planet's latest India guide book and includes:
  • West Bengal & Darjeeling chapters
  • Understanding India
  • West Bengal & Darjeeling maps

Stretching from the jagged northern hills down to the sultry mangroves of the Bay of Bengal, few states offer such a rich range of destinations and experiences as West Bengal.

This guide is the result of research by dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in West Bengal & Darjeeling, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed. This guide includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets - all the essentials to get to the heart of West Bengal & Darjeeling.

Coverage includes:

  • Understanding India: India Today, History, The Way of Life, Spiritual India, Delicious India, The Great Indian Bazaar, Sacred Architecture, The Arts, Elephants & Tigers: India's Sanctuaries, The Landscape, Directory, Transport and Glossary
  • North & South of Kolkata, Sunderbans Tiger Reserve, Diamond Harbour, Sagar Island, Mandarmani, Hooghl River, Bishnupur, Shantiniketan, Nabadwip & Mayapur, Murshidabad & Berhampore, Malda, Gaur & Pandua, West Bengal Hills, Siliguri & New Jalpaiguri, Jaldhapara Wildlife Sanctuary, Mirik, Kurseong and Darjeeling.

Lonely Planet's India guide is researched and written by: Sarina Singh, Stuart Butler, Katja Gaskell, Anirban Mahapatra, Daniel McCrohan, John Noble, Amy Karafin, Kevin Raub, Trent Holden, Lindsay Brown, Mark Elliott, Kate James, Michael Benanav, Bradley Mayhew, Abigail Hole

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