Lonely Planet India Lonely Planet,Sarina Singh,Michael Benanav,Lindsay Brown,Mark Elliott
#1 best-selling guide to India * 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...... more
#1 best-selling guide to India * 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 you. Admire the perfect symmetry of the Taj Mahal, ride a camel through the moonlit desert or cruise the lush backwaters of Kerala; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of India and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's India Travel Guide: *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 temples, cuisine, history, art, Hinduism, architecture, politics, landscapes, wildlife, customs, volunteering, yoga, ashrams and trekking *Over 190 colour maps *Useful features - including 3D illustrative plans of India's 5 most exciting sites, Travel with Children, and Woman and Solo Travellers *Coverage of Delhi's bazaars, the Taj Mahal, Rajasthan's forts and deserts, Goa's beaches, Kerala's backwaters, Mumbai's colonial-era buildings, Darjeeling's tea plantations, Khajuraho's ancient temples, Himalayan monasteries and more 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 India's most popular attractions; Looking for a guide focused on Delhi, Agra, Rajasthan, Goa, Mumbai, South India or Kerala? Check out Lonely Planet's
Advantages: Longer you are there the more to see. Disadvantages: Busy, Polluted, Frenetic.
...mixture of shops, eating places, hotels and street sellers. Lively till late at night.
4. Victoria Terminus.
Known to everyone as V.T., this is an incredibly busy railway station in the heart of Mumbai. The architecture is so wonderful and spectacular that some will think, if not knowing, that it is was a palace or great house. Sorry, but it was built in the late 19C and now is the departure point...
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Review of Mumbai (Bombay)
Advantages: Ideal for a short stopover between flights Disadvantages: Not a great location for more general tourism
I'm almost always nervous when I book a hotel in India and in Mumbai I was quite concerned about whether the place I had chosen would be OK. In the past I?ve been lucky enough to stay in some of the finest and most expensive hotels in the city but that was when I was there for work and someone else was paying. When it came to putting my hand in my own pocket I wasn't willing...
Advantages: Prices as tasty as the food - that's very! Smart surroundings Disadvantages: Over attentive staff; inclusion of goats' cheese in salad
...York's 'Mumbai Lounge' is a rather slick contemporary Indian restaurant on the city's Fossgate. We turned up at Saturday lunchtime at the end of the half term week when the city was teeming with tourists but we didn't have a problem getting a table. In fact the restaurant was rather quiet and we were given a table in the window and right beside the door; only a couple of other tables were...