Read India (Frommer's, 4th Edition) Online

Authors: Keith Bain

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India (Frommer's, 4th Edition)

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India, 4th Edition

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Best of India
1 Experiencing Spiritual India
2 The Best Temples, Monuments & Lost Cities
3 Unique Places to Stay
4 Most Memorable Moments
5 Exploring Natural India
6 The Best Eating & Drinking Experiences
7 The Best Ayurvedic Pampering
8 The Best Savvy Traveler Tips
Chapter 2: India in Depth
1 India Today
2 India Past to Present
3 The Lay of the Land
4 The Religions of India
5 Indian Cuisine
6 Reading India
7 Bollywood & Beyond: India on the Big Screen
Chapter 3: Planning Your Trip to India
1 When to Go
India’s Weather Month By Month
The Himalayas
Maharashtra
South India
Delhi, Rajasthan & Central India
East India
2 Entry Requirements
Passports
Visas
Customs
Medical Requirements
3 Getting There & Getting Around
Getting To India
Getting Around
4 Money & Costs
Currency
Atms (Automated Teller Machines)
Credit Cards
Traveler’s Checks
5 Health
Staying Healthy
Common Ailments
What To Do If You Get Sick Away From Home
6 Safety
Discrimination
7 Specialized Travel Resources
Gay & Lesbian Travelers
Travelers with Disabilities
Women Travelers
Multicultural travelers
8 Sustainable & Responsible Tourism
Customs & Etiquette
9 Special-Interest Trips & Escorted Tours
Academic Trips & Language Classes
Adventure & Wellness Trips
Food & Wine Trips
Volunteer & Working Trips
Escorted General-Interest Tours
10 Discovering Spiritual India
11 Tips on Accommodations
Surfing for Hotels
Landing the Best Room
Chapter 4: Suggested India Itineraries
1 North India Highlights in 16 Days
2 The Golden Triangle & Rajasthan Highlights
3 South India: Temples & Tea, Beaches & Backwaters
4 A Leisurely Southern Sojourn
Chapter 5: City of Dreamers: Mumbai & Maharashtra Side Trips
1 Arrival & Orientation
When To Go
Arriving
City Layout
Colaba & Nariman Point
Fort
Marine Drive to Malabar Hill
Central Mumbai
North Mumbai: Bandra, Juhu & Beyond
Visitor Information
2 Getting Around
Public Transportation
Organized Tours & Trips
3 What to See & Do
Exploring Colaba & Fort
Top Attractions
Markets
Cricket
4 Where to Stay
Marine Drive
Colaba
Churchgate
Central Mumbai: Worli, Bandra & Juhu
Near The Airports
5 Where to Dine
South Mumbai: Colaba, Fort, Churchgate & Marine Drive
Central Mumbai: Worli, Tardeo & Chowpatty Beach
The Northern Suburbs: Bandra & Juhu
6 Shopping
Indian Handicrafts & Traditonal Souvenirs
Homeware & Beautiful objects
Fashion & Fabrics
Jewelry
Art, Antiques & Furniture
7 Mumbai After Dark
Theater & Live Music
Bars, Lounges & Other Watering Holes
Nightclubs
8 Pune & the Osho International Meditation Resort
Essentials
What to See & Do in Pune
The Osho International Meditation Resort
Where To Stay
Where To Dine
9 Aurangabad & the Ellora & Ajanta Caves
Essentials