IndiaeBook - 2012
Lonely Planet: The world''s leading travel guide publisher
Lonely Planet India is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await. Float Kerala''s peaceful backwaters in a teak-and-palm-thatch houseboat, take a sacred dip in the goddess river Varanasi, and drink in the enchantment of storied Darjeeling; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of India and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet India Travel Guide:Full-colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, religion, the arts, architecture, politics, landscapes, cuisine, and wildlife Free, convenient pull-out Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur maps (included in print version), plus over colour local maps Useful features - including Booking Trains, Travel with Children, and Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar) Coverage of Delhi, Rajasthan, Punjab, Jammu, Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Kolkata, West Bengal, Bihar, Sikkim, Northeast Tribal States, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Mumbai, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Chennai, Andaman Islands, and more
eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices)Zoom-in maps and images bring it all up close and in greater detail Downloadable PDF and offline maps let you stay offline to avoid roaming and data charges Seamlessly flip between pages Easily navigate and jump effortlessly between maps and reviews Speedy search capabilities get you to what you need and want to see Use bookmarks to help you shoot back to key pages in a flash Visit the websites of our recommendations by touching embedded links Adding notes with the tap of a finger offers a way to personalise your guidebook experience Inbuilt dictionary to translate unfamiliar languages and decode site-specific local terms
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet India, our most comprehensive guide to India, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.Looking for just the highlights of India? Check out Lonely Planet''s Discover India, a photo-rich guide to the country''s most popular attractions. Looking for a guide focused on Kerala, Goa, or Rajasthan? Check out Lonely Planet''s South India & Kerala guide, Goa & Mumbai guide, and Rajasthan, Delhi & Agra guide for a comprehensive look at all that each region has to offer.
Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Sarina Singh, Michael Benanav, Lindsay Brown, Stuart Butler, Mark Elliott, Katja Gaskell, Trent Holden, Abigail Hole, Kate James, Amy Karafin, Anirban Mahapatra, Bradley Mayhew, Daniel McCrohan, John Noble, and Kevin Raub.
About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world''s leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet''s mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.
TripAdvisor Travelers'' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category
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