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Himachal State Guide

Himachal  State Guide
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Item Code: NAE467
Author: Manju Rastogi
Publisher: Outlook Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
Edition: 2008
ISBN: 8189449095
Pages: 544 (Throughout Color Illustrations) (With 1 Map)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.0 Inch X 5.0 Inch
weight of the book: 537 gms
Back The Book

• Discover the richly varied experiences spread across five mountain ranges and river valleys of this Himalayan state. This book provides comprehensive information on popular destinations like Sheila, Manali and Mcleodganj and also unveils hidden gems such as shops. Pin Valley National Park, Lahaul and Spiti.
• Everything you need to know for a pulsating or a peaceful holiday. Be it about places to stay. Eat, shop. Even how to find a porter to climb Hanuman Tibba, is provided.
• Each of the seven destination sections in the book is signposted with route guides and city guides. Highlighting road routes. Shopping areas, railway stations, tourist attraction and hotels. The wildlife section has tourist guides of ahimachllal’s sanctuaries. The Adventure section has trekking guides accompanying each trek.
• The Specials section features delightful reads that uncover the cultural heretical of Himachal Pradesh, from its artist enclaves, to villages cut off from the world, to its heritage railway lines.
• A comprehensive back of the book section has accommodation listing and a transport directory as well as tourist office and travel agent listing to help you plan your holiday better.

Contents

Introduction
The Middle Kingdom14
Shimla Region
Shimla20
Shoghi38
Mashobra42
Naldehra47
Narkanda52
Kufri56
Thaneder66
Hatkoti73
Solan-Sirmour Refion
Nalagarth81
Nahan86
Renukaji90
Rajgarh94
Kasauli100
Chail112
Arki121
Kinnaur
Sarahan127
Sangla132
Kullu Valley
Rewalsar Lake144
Gushaini150
Shoja156
Kullu162
Naggar169
Manali176
Lahaul and Spiti
Tabo198
Lahaul211
Kangra Valley
Mcleodganj229
Palampur254
Pragpur265
Chamba Region
Dalhousie280
Chamba289
Wildlife
Great Himalayan National Park298
Pin Valley National Park310
Pong Dam Wetlands319
Smaller Sanctuaries322
Flora and Fauna328
Adventure
Treks
Shimla Day Hikes339
Hatu Peak344
Janjheli to Shikari Devi346
Rupi Bhaba Wildlife Sanctuary352
spiti Left Bank360
Bhrigu Lake368
Beas Kund370
Naggar to Malana374
Jalori Pass380
Triund and Indrahar Pass385
Jogindernagar to Bir391
Dalhousie to khajjiar and Chamba395
Manimahesh Lake398
Pangi Valley404
Searching for Spiti’s shanku418
Mountaineering
Hanuman Tibba409
Ladakhi414
Road Journeys
Chandigarh to Kinnaur, Spiti and Manali424
Drive to Kinnaur430
Hindustan Tii436
Chandigarh to Hatkoti440
Hill driving tips446
Manali to Leh by cycle454
Culture
Kinner Kaliash Parikrama456
Manimahesh Yatra458
Kullu Dussehra462
Himalayan Queen467
Kangra Railway472
Malana476
Lost temples of Bilaspur480
Andretta Artists Village482
Information
Transport Directory486
Tourist Offices490
Travel Agents492
Accommodation Listings498
Index530
Route/ Tourist Guides
Himachal Pradesh12
Shimla Region18
Shimla city22
Solan Sirmour Region80
Kinnaur126
Kullu Valley142
Kullu City165
Manali City178
Spiti Valley196
Lahaul210
Kangra Valley228
Dharamsala Area232
Mcleodgaj City234
Chamba Region278
Dalhousie City281
Chamba City291
Great Himalayan National Park300

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