Everything you need to know to get prepared Comprehensive listings for sleeping, eating and facilities along the way. Background on Himalayan culture and religions Lonely Planet knows the Indian Himalaya. Our expert author, trekking the Indian Himalaya since 1970, will be your guide to some of the world's most awesome trekking. This book covers the region's top treks, through the Buddhist villages and high passes of Ladakh, the spectacular mountains and verdalnt valleys of Himachal Pradesh, and the sacred piigrimage sites and high- altitude meadows of Uttarakhand. Whether you are a experienced trekker or a first-time, you're sure to find the ultimate trekking experience here.Darjeeling remained part of Bengal after 1947. ... autonomy while in 2008 the DGHC gained further financial autonomy from the West Bengal government. sikkim The Lepchas, a tribal people thought to have migrated from Assam in the 13th century, originally populated Sikkim. ... It was not until 1902 that a Boundary Commission was established to determine the current borders between Sikkim and Tibet.
|Title||:||Trekking in the Indian Himalaya|
|Publisher||:||Lonely Planet - 2009|