Lonely Planet India (15th Edition) (Travel Guide) by John Noble, Sarina Singh, Lonely Planet, Lindsay Brown, Mark
By John Noble, Sarina Singh, Lonely Planet, Lindsay Brown, Mark Elliott, Paul Harding, Daniel McCrohan, Bradley Mayhew, Kevin Raub, Joe Bindloss, Michael Benanav, Anirban Mahapatra, Amy Karafin, Trent Holden, Kate Morgan
Lonely Planet India is your passport to all of the so much correct and updated recommendation on what to determine, what to bypass, and what hidden discoveries look ahead to you. appreciate the suitable symmetry of the Taj Mahal, trip a camel during the moonlit wasteland or cruise the luxurious backwaters of Kerala; all along with your depended on trip better half. Get to the guts of India and start your trip now!
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• Insider guidance prevent money and time, and assist you get round like a neighborhood, warding off crowds and bother spots
• crucial details at your fingertips - together with hours of operation, telephone numbers, web pages, transit guidance, and prices
• sincere stories for all budgets - together with consuming, drowsing, sight-seeing, going out, buying, and hidden gem stones that the majority guidebooks miss
• Cultural insights provide you with a richer and extra profitable trip adventure - together with temples, delicacies, background, artwork, Hinduism, structure, politics, landscapes, flora and fauna, customs, volunteering, yoga, ashrams and trekking
• Over a hundred ninety color maps
• invaluable good points - together with 3D illustrative plans of India's five most enjoyable websites, go back and forth with young children, and girl and Solo Travellers
• insurance of Delhi's bazaars, the Taj Mahal, Rajasthan's forts and deserts, Goa's seashores, Kerala's backwaters, Mumbai's colonial-era constructions, Darjeeling's tea plantations, Khajuraho's old temples, Himalayan monasteries and extra
The ideal selection: Lonely Planet India, our so much entire advisor to India, is ideal for these making plans to either discover the pinnacle attractions and take the line much less travelled.
Written and researched by way of Lonely Planet, Sarina Singh, Michael Benanav, Joe Bindloss, Lindsay Brown, Mark Elliott, Paul Harding, Trent Holden, Amy Karafin, Anirban Mahapatra, Bradley Mayhew, Daniel McCrohan, Kate Morgan, John Noble and Kevin Raub.
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