Book Description: The "land of princes" becomes accessible to every traveler in this gorgeously illustrated guide to India. Special mapped tours—including a rickshaw ride through Old Delhi and a drive through colonial Mumbai—provide intimate glimpses of daily life. Sidebars explore historical and cultural topics: Indian spices, palace hotels, the life of Mahatma Gandhi. Readers discover popular attractions—the Taj Majal, the pink sandstone city of Jaipur, the water palaces of Udaipur—and lesser known treasures. Each Traveler guide includes such practical information as getting there and around, where to stay, and cultural and recreational activities to help make the most of your vacation.