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Marvel at the great marble Taj Mahal, step into ''Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves'' at Jaisalmer Fort, or visit the massive Mughal Red Fort; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Rajasthan, Delhi, and Agra and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Rajasthan, Delhi & Agra 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 customs, history, art, cinema, dance, architecture, politics, wildlife, and cuisine - Free, convenient pull-out Delhi, Agra & Jaipur map (included in print version), plus over 48 neighborhood maps - Useful features - including Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), Travel with Children, and Walking Tours - Coverage of Agra, Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Pushkar, Bundi, Chittorgarh, Kota, Alwar, Bharatpur, Shekhawati, Fatehpur Sikri, Kumbhalgarh, Bikaner, Deshnok, Nagaur, and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Rajasthan, Delhi & Agra, our most comprehensive guide to Rajasthan, Delhi, and Agra, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled. - Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet''s India guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer, or Lonely Planet''s Discover India, a photo-rich guide to the country''s most popular attractions. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Lindsay Brown, Abigail Hole, Daniel McCrohan, and John Noble. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world''s leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet''s mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travelers'' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category ''Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.'' - New York Times ''Lonely Planet. It''s on everyone''s bookshelves; it''s in every traveller''s hands. It''s on mobile phones. It''s on the Internet. It''s everywhere, and it''s telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.'' - Fairfax Media (Australia)
^John Noble, Abigail Hole, Lindsay Brown, Daniel McCrohan, Lonely Planet Publications StaffTravel Guide Ser.: Rajasthan, Delhi and Agra by Abigail Hole, Daniel McCrohan, John Noble, Lonely Planet Publications Staff and Lindsay Brown (2011, Paperback, Revised)ISBN 9781741794601 (revised Jun 2015)
This particular version of the Lonely Planet Guide Book for Rajasthan, Delhi, and Agra (in India) is adequate. But the similar Rough Guide for the same region is better, having more detailed descriptions and being more visually appealing due to its greater use of color. For instance, the Lonely Planet book has less than 2 pages about Akbar's capital city of Fatehpur Sikri while the Rough Guide book has 8 pages.
If you're doing the 'typical' first time trip to India - the Golden Triangle - this is all you need - no reason to have a full guide to India since the south is completely different from the north - carrying a full guide to India if you're just going to Delhi, The Taj Mahal, and say Jaipur, is like carrying a guide to to Poland for a trip to France - I guess that's why Lonely Planet decided to publish this concise guide.Traveling to India takes a lot of preparation and you discover you forgot to do half th..
This book offers everything you expect from a Lonely Planet travel guide - background infos you need to know about the country (Do's, Don'ts, how to get by in India on your own, etc.), sights, restaurant and hotel listings and much more for your trip to Rajasthan.Like most Lonely Planets, it is a bit thin on history and culture, the description of the sights is sometimes very short.The Delhi chapter is extensive, though.You get everything you expect from a LP, but if you are interested in history and Indian..