Lonely Planet India

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Lonely Planet, Sep 15, 2010 - Travel
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Lonely Planet is the expert on India. Our 13th edition eases you through the spicy diversity of India - from the thrilling bustle of Delhi's bazaars, to the laid-back beaches of Goa, the serene beauty of Himalayan Sikkim, and the majesty of Jaisalmer's ancient fort.
Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.
In This Guide:
Bonus activities chapter detailing camel treks, watersports and yoga
Tasty color feature reveals the best local food
Festive special section on India's most magical celebrations
 

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12 August 2009 11:21PM pelagina Report this comment
About of the beautiful landscape natural of India, I want tell about a beautiful trekking that no more guide propose. It' the trekking in
Singalila Range from Darjeeling. I take this trek in may and i think is my better experience in my travels (also the travels that I take in South America). With my good Guide Subash Tamang of Ashmita Trek and Tours Darjeeling. I walk near the Himalayan mountains for 7 days and 6 nights. It' is a tired trek, but very, very beautiful. The people in this part of India is very kind and ospitality. My guide organized all: equipments, accommodations (in good and clean refuge), eat and transport with car, to a city when begin a trek. I conseil all people that love the nature and the animals and also India to make this travel. When you arrived in Darjeeling for trekking contact Subash of Ashmita Trek and Tours that is very good official guide and also very cheap.
His Contact address
Ashmita Trek and Tours
148 Dr.Zakir Hussian Road Near S.P Bunglow,
Darjeeling 734101, INDIA
Office Phone: +91-0354 2256050
Mobile Call: +91-9733106312
Website - www.ashmitatrek.com
Email: subashtrek@gmail.com
 

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My points for lonely planets is poor for jammu and kashmir valley because nothing new updated, the same attraction , the same hotels from last 5 year they recommending the same
if the lonely
guide book editor are not affording the authors its better to hire local person voluntarily
all the travels not prefer to stay in crowed area of srinagar , at raj bagh area there is amazing backpacker hotels , which we can effort, and keep away our self from the touts in valley
to updated something new about the jammu and kashmir
 

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Contents

India Highlights
18
Food Drink
84
Dangers Annoyances
125
Activities
131
Tours
139
Drinking
151
Getting Around
160
EASTERN RAJASTHAN
168
Around Surat
743
Diu
749
Veraval
755
Gondal
762
Rajkot
768
Mandvi
774
Sights
783
Activities
791

Around Jaipur
182
Haryana Punjab
254
Around Chandigarh
265
IndiaPakistan Border
275
Around Srinagar
278
Southern Kashmir
282
KARGILZANSKAR
295
Trekking in Ladakh
315
East of
326
Kinnaur Valley
343
Mandi to Kullu
349
WESTERN HIMACHAL
368
Around McLeod Ganj
376
Dharamsala to Mandi
382
LAHAULSPITI
389
Spiti
501
Delicious India 413
508
Vrindavan
519
Shantiniketan
538
Mirik
545
Trekking Around
552
Around Kalimpong
562
Around Patna
573
JHARKHAND
582
Sikkim
585
Around Gangtok
594
Around Pelling
600
Beyond Singhik
606
Guwahati
612
Around Tezpur
618
Western Arunachal
625
Around Imphal
631
North Tripura
637
Madhya Pradesh
669
Around Gwalior
676
Around Khajuraho
685
Around Bhopal
694
WESTERN MADHYA
702
Gujarat
725
Around Ahmedabad
737
Mumbai for Children
793
Drinking
801
Getting Around
807
Around Nasik
816
Around Nagpur
830
Festive India 837
845
Around Pune
852
Old
866
Ponda Around
872
Anjuna
879
Karnataka
898
Around Bengaluru
913
Around Mysore
921
Kodagu Coorg Region
927
Dharmasthala
933
Around Hampi
943
Bijapur
949
Secunderabad
956
Nagarjunakonda
970
Around Vijayawada
976
SOUTHERN KERALA
983
Around Kovalam
992
Around Kollam
999
Around Kottayam
1005
Around Munnar
1012
Around Kochi
1026
Kannur Cannanore
1034
CHENNAI MADRAS
1042
Activities
1050
Drinking
1054
Around Mamallapuram
1064
Andaman
1120
Around Port Blair
1131
Little Andaman
1137
Health
1191
Language
1200
Glossary
1207
The Authors
1215
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

After finishing a business degree in Melbourne, Sarina bought a one-way ticket to India where she completed a corporate traineeship with the Sheraton. She later swapped hotels for newspapers, working as a freelance journalist and foreign correspondent. After four years in India, Sarina returned to Australia, pursued postgraduate journalism qualifications and wrote/directed Beyond the Royal Veil, a television documentary about contemporary Indian 'royalty'. She has worked on almost 20 Lonely Planet books including Rajasthan and Pakistan & the Karakoram Highway. She has also contributed to various international publications such as the Sunday Times and National Geographic Traveler and is the author of Polo in India. As well as Delhi, Sarina wrote most of the front chapters and Directory and Transport.

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