Kolkata and West Bengal Rough Guides Snapshot India (includes the Sunderbans Tiger Reserve, Shantiniketan, Darjeeling, the Singalila Trek and Kalimpong)
The Rough Guide Snapshot to Kolkata and West Bengal is the ultimate travel guide to this beautiful part of India. It guides you through the state with reliable information and comprehensive coverage of all the sights and attractions, from sophisticated, friendly Kolkata (Calcutta) to the dense forests of the Sundarbans, home to Bengal tigers, and the charming tea plantations of Darjeeling. Detailed maps and up-to-date listings pinpoint the best cafés, restaurants, hotels, hostels and shops ensuring you have the best trip possible, whether passing through, staying for the weekend or longer. Also included is the Basics section from The Rough Guide to India, with all the practical information you need for travelling in and around Kolkata and West Bengal, including transport, food, drink, costs, health, activities and tips for travelling with children. Also published as part of The Rough Guide to India. Full coverage: Kolkata (Calcutta), Sundarban Tiger Reserve, Murshidabad, Malda, Siliguri, New Jalpaiguri, Jaldapara, Gorumara, Darjeeling, Singalila treks, Kalimpong (Equivalent printed page extent 123 pages).
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Introduction to Kolkata West Bengal
Trekking and outdoor activities
Yoga meditation and ashrams
Culture and etiquette
Travelling with children
Food and drink
Festivals and holidays
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