John Wiley & Sons, Feb 18, 2010 - Travel - 768 pages
Completely updated, this fourth edition of "Frommer's India" will help you plan the trip that's right for you, whether you're traveling to soak up India's spirituality, chill out on the beaches, or live like a king in the land of princes.Experience the best of India: Visit the Taj Mahal as well as the cave temples at Ajanta and Ellora, watch the moon rise from Pushkar Palace during the Pushkar Mela, raft down the Zanskar, bump into a Bollywood star at a top rated restaurant, and sleep in a former king's bed at a heritage property (castles, palaces, and forts) in Rajasthan. Also learn tips on safety, ettiquette, and the art of bargaining --including the real meaning behind the phrases "you pay what you like" and "just look, no buy."This guide is biannually updated (and personalized) by a small team of writers including Pippa de Bruyn, an award-winning journalist and travel writer; Dr. Keith Bain, who also has a doctorate in film; Niloufer Venkatraman, a Mumbai native who has a doctorate in anthropology; Shonar Joshi, a travel writer and reporter; and more. All are not afraid to speak their mind and give their opinions -- and share their passion for India."Frommer's India, 4e" also includes 4 itineraries for exploring the country, including "North India Highlights in 16 Days" and "South India in 2 Weeks."
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Experiencing Spiritual India 1 2 The BestTemples Monuments 5 Exploring Natural India
SACRED SOURCE OF THE GANGES 666 1 Garhwal 666 Trekking Through the Land ofthe Gods 668 An Office in the Clouds 671 Soul Searching ...
India Today 17 4 The Religions of India
When to Go 46 Calendar Of Events 49 2 Entry Requirements 51 3 Getting There Getting Around
The Central Coast
Cruising Kerala on the Worlds
SUGGESTED INDIA ITINERARIES
North India Highlights
A Leisurely Southern Sojourn
Colaba Fort Churchgate
Where to Stay
Where to Dine
The Skinny on Street Food
A Meal Unto Itself
Mumbai After Dark
Pune the Osho International
Aurangabad the Ellora
Swinging in the Hip City
LAND OF PRINCES
The History of the Rajput 510 2 Jaipur 513 FastFactsJaipur 519 6 Pushkar
The National Parks 534 Battling fora Glimpse ofBeauty
Bundi 542 9 Jaisalmer
Shekhawati 545 A Scarce Resource
Ahmedabad 593 Veg Out for Under 1 599 2 Kutch Kuchchh Kachchh
Stopover in Chandigarh 612 3 Shimla 615 FastFacts Shimla 618 4 Kinnaur Spiti Lahaul 623 A Guide to the Top Temples Gompas Villages in Spiti ...
KOLKATA CALCUTTA EAST INDIA
Kolkata 696 The Miracle of Mother Teresa the Pure Hearts 700 2 Orissas Golden Temple Triangle
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