Revered the world over, the Indian Himalaya provide a unique experience and stunning backdrop for any explorer and have been capturing the imagination of travelers for centuries. The Indian Himalaya Handbook will help travellers get the most from this diverse and sometimes demanding region. Footprint´s completely updated edition is indispensible to visitors who want to be wowed by rugged beauty and inspired by the unique culture of the people that live here. Great coverage of responsible travel and the Himalayan environment. Trust Code of Practise, as well as essential advice on the best time of year to travel. Loaded with information and suggestions on how to get off the beaten track, from trekking and climbing to cycling and yoga. Includes comprehensive listings from From Garhwal and Kumaon in Uttar Pradesh, to the Himalaya in Himachal Pradesh, Ladakh and Zanskar, to Darjeeling and Sikkim, in the Eastern Himalaya. Full colour planning section.