The 3rd edition of National Geographic Traveler: India brings the "land of princes" to every traveler in gorgeous images, accessible map tours, enticing sidebars, and valuable insider tips. Experience daily life up-close on a rickshaw ride through Old Delhi or take a drive through colonial Mumbai for local flavor. Readers discover a fascinating history and culturefrom the life of Mahatma Gandhi to Indian spices and palace hotelsas well as popular attractions such as the pink sandstone city of Jaipur, the water palaces of Udaipur, and, of course, the Taj Mahal. Lesser-known treasures in the country are also revealed, along with such practical information as getting around there and getting around, where to stay, and cultural and recreational musts to make the most of your visit.
400 pages; 175 color photographs, 20 maps, 4 illustrations
"A thorough, intelligently presented, well-illustrated guide, it will probably give you the basics of what you need more clearly and compactly than any other book"The Independent (London)
"High production quality…detailed information… can be read as much for pleasure as practicality."Library Journal
"Sensational photos, superb maps, and prose that's authoritative."San Francisco Chronicle
"Succinctly written text and marvelous photography."Chicago Tribune
"Rich with photography, maps, and historical context."Los Angeles Times
"Quality is the watchword."New York Newsday
"Has it all: depth, breadth, and a wealth of practical information."Bookpage Magazine
"Brimming with great colour photography and timely facts."The Toronto Sun
"Handsome and informative."The Washington Times
"Sure to push some competing titles off book counters."The Oregonian
"Glossy, interesting, and colorful…for all travel collections."Library Journal
''Sensational photos, superb maps, and prose that's authoritative.'' San Francisco Chronicle
''It's like reading and looking at a really in-depth National Geographic essay.'' Seattle Times
''All the glossy thoroughness you would expect from the brand name, with an impressive list of contributors.'' The Times (London)
''Some of the handsomest volumes you'll ever find on a shelf of travel books.'' Toronto Star
''Filled with beautiful photography, and excellent color maps; after all, this is National Geographic, a publisher that's had about a hundred years experience in doing this kind of thing.'' The Tennessean
The award-winning National Geographic Traveler has been enhanced with engaging new features and a contemporary redesign. Each guide begins with an introduction that enables you to sample a bit of the culture, history, and attractions before you go and plan the trip based on your own interests and length of stay.
Immerse yourself in active, in-country "Experiences" and "Off-the-Beaten-Path Excursions" you won't find anywhere else.
Other new features, such as "Insider Tips" from National Geographic photographers, writers, and experts, and "Not-To-Be-Missed" lists ensure that each visit will be memorable.
The guides' design has been simplified, opened up, and enhanced with easy-to-read tinted sections. Gorgeous color photographs, high-quality maps, and the popular walking and driving tours are still highlights of our crisp, new look.