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Discover South India
Let the night's festivities wash away with the tide while relaxing on a palm-fringed beach in Goa.
Perform a puja at a Hindu temple: scoop smoke from a burning lamp and 'wash' your face.
Feast like a maharaja on tasty thalis in Mumbai (Bombay) and sumptuous seafood in Kerala.
In This Guide:
26 years of experience covering India - no other guide is better positioned to advise you on the country's south.
All the content on the South from our India guide with extensive coverage of Goa's beaches and Kerala's backwaters.
New activities chapter covers everything from wildlife safaris to Ayurveda, ashrams and yoga courses.
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This new edition offers more coverage of Goas beaches and Keralas backwaters, as well as highly detailed itineraries. Once backpacker territory, South India now attracts all kinds of travelers.
South India is distinct from the north and Lonely Planet knows how. We've explored the lush waterways of Kerala, bartered in Mumbai's bazaars, taken tea in charming hill stations and sampled seafood in Goa's beach shacks. Of these, we've picked only the best and our 5th edition takes you to them.
Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.
In This Guide:
Spicy full-color section reveals the tastiest local delicacies
Exclusive itineraries guide you to the top temples, beaches and more
Green Index helps you tread lightly
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