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Author: A Compilation
Editor(s): Vinod Mehta/Manju Rastogi/Lesley A Esteves/Ranee
Publisher: Outlook Group Publication
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8190172417
The Raj left many legacies in its wake, perhaps the best among them the salubrious sanatoria in the hills. This Travel guide presents 75 hill getaways and 100 bonus hideaways in the North, Northeast, South and West of India.
This book features hill stations all over India. Each region opens with a topographical route/tourist guide showing: recommended route / national highways, state and district road / symbolic representation of facilities in towns, cities and on highways, such as petrol pumps, garages, chemists and tourist attractions. Each destination opens with locational information. The suggested route from the nearest metro is briefly charted for the traveler’s convenience.
Also gives information on Fast Facts such as best time to go with reference to climate/season. Also lists the tourist offices at the destination, nearby hub towns and in nearest metros, plus and STD code of the area.
provides details on air, rail and road transport.
Air tells you about the nearest airport, plus the distance and time taken to reach the destination and approximate taxi fare. Rail indicates the nearest railhead, its distance from the destination in kilometers and time and approximate taxi/auto fare. Road charts the route including direction and vital turning points.
WHERE TO STAY:
For the better known destination, only a representative listing has been given. Maximum stay options have been suggested in smaller towns and offbeat places. Rooms include single, double and suites. Tariff indicates an approximate range lowest to highest of the rate prevailing.
WHERE TO EAT
This section highlights the culinary experience that each destination offers or does not offer, and mentions some restaurants with their offering, plus popular eateries.
For the convenience of readers, we present an exhaustive compilation of hotels in the 75 hill stations and close to 100 hideaways covered in this guide. The destinations and arounds in each zone have been listed alphabetically.
75 Hills in Capital Words and
100 Bonus Hideaways in lower case
LANSDOWNE / Kanvashram
PAURI / Srinagar, Khirsu
AULI / Rudraprayag
CHAKRATA / Yamuna Pul, Lakhamandal
SATTAL / Nainital, Jeolikot, Pangot
NAUKKUCHIATAL / Bhimntal
RAMGARH / Sitla
RANIKHET / Dswarahat
KASAUNI / Baijnath, Bageshwar
BINSAR / Jageshwar
PITHORAGARH /Jhulaghat, Askot Santuary
SHIMLA / MASHOBRA
NALDEHRA / Tattapanoi, Chabba, Chindi
SANGLA / Chitkul, Sarahan, Kalpa
GUSHAINI / Shoja, Jalori Pass, Seruvalsar Lake
REWALSAR LAKE / Sarkidhar
NAGGAR / Kullu, Malana
PALAMPUR / Bir
DALHOUSIE / Khajjar
GULMARG / Pahalgam, Srinagar
LADAKH / Leh, Nubra Valley, Pangong-Tso, Tso-Moriri, Suru Valley, Sanskar Valley
KALIMPONG / Lava
DARJEELING / Sanbdakphu, Karmi Farm
KURSEONG / Mirik
GANGTOK / Pelling, Permayangtse
SHILLONG / Jowai, Cherrapunji-Mawsynram
TAWANG / Bhalukpong
KHOMI / Tuophema, Mokokchung
AIZWAL / Falkwan, Tamdil Lake
HALFLONG / Jatinga, Maibong
ZIRO / Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary , Daporijo
KHONSA / Miao, Namdapha National Park
MAHABALESHWAR / Panchgani
COORG / Talacauvery, Nagarhole
WAYANAD / Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary
SILENT VALLEY / Attappady
MALAMPUZHA / Palakkad, Nelliampathy, Parambikkulam Sanctuary
PONMUDI / Thenmala
COONOR / Ketty, Kotagiri
ROUTES AND TOURIST GUIDES
Kinnaaur and Spiti
Jammu and Kashmir
Sikkim and West Bengal
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