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Indian Himalaya Handbook,9780658014567

Indian Himalaya Handbook

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Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 3/1/2001
Publisher(s): NTC Publishing Group
Availability: This title is currently not available.

Table of Contents

A foot in the door
3(11)
Essentials
9(2)
Planning your trip
11(7)
Where to go
11(3)
When to go
14(1)
Tours and tour operators
15(2)
Finding out more
17(1)
Language
18(1)
Before you travel
18(4)
Getting in
18(1)
What to take
19(1)
Money
20(2)
Getting there
22(2)
Air
22(2)
Road
24(1)
Touching down
24(7)
Airport information
24(2)
Tourist information
26(1)
Rules, customs and etiquette
27(2)
Safety
29(2)
Where to stay
31(3)
Getting around
34(10)
Keeping in touch
44(2)
Food and drink
46(1)
Shopping
47(2)
Holidays and festivals
49(2)
Entertainment
51(1)
Sport and special interest travel
51(2)
Trekking
53(6)
Types of trek
53(1)
Local and foreign agents
54(1)
Treking seasons and areas
55(1)
Trekking precticalities
56(3)
Health
59(8)
Further reading
67(9)
Maps
70(1)
India on the web
70(1)
Embassies and consulates
71(5)
Western Himalaya
Access from Delhi
76(15)
Garhwal and Kumaon
91(54)
Dehra Dun and Uttaranchal
96(49)
Himachal Pradesh
145(76)
Shimla and Southern Himachal
150(9)
Kinnaur and Spiti
159(17)
Kullu Valley
176(15)
Lahul
191(7)
Dharamshala and Northern Himachal
198(15)
Trekking in Himachal Pradesh
213(8)
Jammu and Kashmir
221(43)
Srinagar
227(8)
Ladakh
235(23)
Zanskar
258(6)
Eastern Himalaya
Access from Kolkata
264(9)
Darjeeling and North Bengal
273(20)
Sikkim
293(20)
Assam, Meghalaya & Arunachal Pradesh
313(30)
Assam
316(16)
Meghalaya
332(7)
Arunachal Pradesh
339(4)
Background
343(54)
History
345(8)
Modern India
353(5)
Religion
358(19)
Culture
377(7)
Land and environment
384(13)
Footnotes
397(2)
Glossary 399(6)
Useful words and phrases 405(6)
Index 411(6)
Advertisers 417(1)
Shorts 418(1)
Maps 419(7)
Colour maps 426

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