Author: Aruna DeshpandePublisher: JaicoYear: 2003Language: EnglishPages: 529ISBN/UPC (if available): 8124203873
This book is a present to the lovers of tourism. It is not merely a travel guide but an attempt to explain the diverse cultural ethos of the Indian tourism in its true form to visitors.The world has just stepped into the new century. This century demands a change in the approach towards tourism in India – both at the government and private levels. People are heard talking about the rich Indian culture and traditions and suggesting to utilize them systematically to augment the tourism industry. This is the right time to bring to the fore the values of our spiritual culture and traditions in their true and majestic form thereby drawing the attention of the people world wide compelling them to come to experience this India.The book provides information on basic infrastructure on basic infrastructure facilities available in India on which tourism in based i.e. Rail, road, air and water transportation. Other vital tourism factors like hotel accommodation, places of interest and wildlife sanctuaries are also incorporated. Besides, information on all the States and Union Territories and how to reach them has also been provided.This book is not merely a travel guide but an attempt to explain the diverse cultural ethos of the Indian tourism in its true form to visitors.
PrefaceForewordINDIAN WILDLIFE Tourism Varieties in IndiaIndian roadwaysIndian AirwaysThe Indian railwaysIndian Waterways and PortsANDHRA PRADESHAndhra Pradesh at a GlanceHistoryBIHARBihar at a GlanceHistoryCHATTISGARHChattisgarh at a glanceRaipurDELHIDelhi at a GlanceHistoryGOAGoa at a GlanceHistoryGUJARATGujarat at a GlanceHistoryHARYANAHaryana at a GlanceHistoryHIMACHAL PRADESHHimachal Pradesh at a GlanceHistoryJAMMU AND KASHMIRJammu and Kashmir at a GlanceHistoryJHARKHANDJharkhand at a GlanceHistoryKARNATAKAKarnataka at a GlanceHistoryKERALAKerala at a GlanceHistoryMADHYA PRADESHMadhya Pradesh at a GlanceHistoryMAHARASHTRAMaharashtra at a GlanceHistoryNORTH-EASTERN STATESArunachal PradeshHistoryASSAMAssam at a GlanceHistoryMANIPURManipur at a GlanceHistoryMEGHALAYAMeghalaya at a GlanceHistoryMIZORAMMizoram at a GlanceHistoryNAGALANDNagaland at a GlanceHistoryTRIPURATripura at a GlanceHistoryTRIPURATripura at a GlanceHistoryORISSAOrissa at a GlanceHistoryPUNJABPunjab at a GlanceHistoryRAJASTHAN Rajasthan at a GlanceHistorySIKKIMSikkim at a glanceHistoryTAMIL NADUTamil Nadu at a GlanceHistoryUNION TERRITORIES ANDMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS HistoryCHANDIGARHDADRA AND NAGAR HAVELIDAMAN AND DIUHistoryLAKSHADWEEPHistoryPONDICHERRYHistoryUTTAR PRADESHUttar Pradesh at a GlanceHistoryUTTARANCHALUttranchal at a GlanceWEST BENGALWest Bengal at a glanceHistoryBibliographyIndex