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ABBREVIATIONS
ACT Australian Capital
Territory
NSW New South Wales
NT Northern Territory
Qld Queensland
SA South Australia
Tas Tasmania
Vic Victoria
WA Western Australia
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Bollywood 51
books 19-21, see also literature
elephants 77
food 66, 71
health 388
Hinduism 28, 48
history 34, 35, 38
literature 48
Shekhawati 275
tigers 79
wildlife 77
wildlife sanctuaries 80
Brahma 46, 210
Brahma Kumaris Spiritual University
267
Brahmin caste 29
bread 64-5
British Empire 34-6
Buddhist caves 235
Bundi 223-8, 226
Bundi Palace 225, 8
bus travel 378-9
business hours 354, see also inside
front cover
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camel safaris 368, 8
Bikaner 343
Jaisalmer 330-1
Khuri 337
Osiyan 317
Pushkar 210-11
Sam Sand Dunes 336
camels 15
Bikaner Camel Festival 301
Nagaur Fair 301
National Research Centre on
Camels 347
Pushkar Camel Fair 185, 209,
11
camping 351, see also individual
locations
car travel 379-80
road distances chart 378
carpets 59, 59
caste system 45-7
cell phones 366-7
cenotaphs 61
Chandrabhaga Fair 224
Chandravanshi race 29
Chauhan dynasty 29-30
chhatris 61
children, travel with 354
in Delhi 108
food 71-2
Chittor, see Chittorgarh
Chittorgarh 236-9, 237
Churu 297
chutneys 67
cinema 50-1
City Palace (Alwar) 194-5
City Palace (Jaipur) 154-6,
154
City Palace (Udaipur) 244-7
City Palace & Fort (Kota) 229-30
climate 17-18, 354
climate change 374
coffee 68-9
Connaught Place 99, 101, 100
conservation 84-6
havelis 276
Jaisalmer Fort 324
consulates, see embassies
cooking
books 66
courses 73, 249-50
costs 19, see also inside front cover
accommodation 352-3
admission fees 19
bus travel 379
train travel 384
courses 354-6, see also individual
locations
arts & crafts 355
astrology 163, 306, 355
Ayurveda 355
block-printing 163
cooking 73, 249-50
dance 163-4, 355-6
language 355
meditation 108, 163, 355
music 163-4, 210, 250, 355-6
painting 250
pottery 163
yoga 108, 164, 210, 250, 355
cows 79
crafts, see arts
cranes 318
credit cards 363
cricket 49
culture 39-52, 61-3
customs regulations 356
cycle-rickshaws 381
cycling 353, 377-8
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dairy products 67
Dalhanpur 235
dance 62-3, 54
courses 163-4, 355-6
dangers 356-7
food 72, 391
hitching 380
women travellers 372
dargah of Khwaja Muin-ud-din
Chishti 201
Darrah Wildlife Sanctuary 232
death 43
Deeg 193-4
deep vein thrombosis 388
deforestation 83-4
Delhi 88-128, 92-3, 97, 100, 102-3,
110
accommodation 109-13
activities 107-8
attractions 96-107
bookshops 90
Chandni Chowk 98
Connaught Place 99, 101, 100
courses 108
drinking 117-18
eight cities of 89
entertainment 118
festivals 99
food 113-17
history 89-90
internet access 91
Lal Qila 96-8
markets 119-20
medical services 91
metro 125, 124
money 91
New Delhi 36, 101-7, 102-3
Old Delhi 96-8, 97
Paharganj 110
postal services 94
Rajpath 101, 104
Red Fort 96-8
scams 95-6
shopping 118-21
telephone services 94
tourist information 94
tours 109
travel to/from 121-2
travel with children 108
travel within 122-6
volunteering 370-1
dengue 389
Desert National Park & Sanctuary 336
desertification 81-2
Deshnok 349
desserts 67-8
Devi Kund 347
dhal 65
Dhawa Doli Wildlife Sanctuary 316
I n d e x ( B - D ) 411
1857 Indian Uprising 36
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Abhaneri 181-2
Abu Road 272
accommodation 350-3, see also
individual locations
luxury venues 20
Achalgarh 271
acrobatics 49
activities 353-4, see also individual
activities, locations
Agnivanshi race 29
Agra 31, 36, 130-44, 132, 137
accommodation 137-9
activities 133-7
attractions 133-7
drinking 139-40
emergency services 131
festivals 131
food 139-40
history 131
internet access 131
medical services 131
money 133
postal services 133
scams 133
shopping 140
Taj Ganj 137
Taj Mahal 33, 133-5, 5
tourist information 133
tours 137
travel to/from 140-1
travel within 141
Agra Fort 135-6, 135
Ahar 248
AIDS 42
air pollution 391
air travel
air fares 374-6
airlines 373-4, 376
airports 373
to/from India 373-6
within India 376
Ajmer 200-5, 202
Akal Wood Fossil Park 27, 337
Akbar 32-3
Akbar’s Mausoleum 136
Akbar’s Palace 203
Ala-ud-din Khilji 30
alcohol 69-70
Alexander the Great 28
Alwar 194-7, 195
Amar Sagar 335
Amber 176-9, 12
amoebic dysentery 391
animals 76-80, see also individual
species
books 77, 79
itineraries 26
poaching 79
preservation of 79, 142, 179
welfare of 83
antelopes 77
architecture 51-2, 61
art galleries, see museums
arts 49-52, 61-3, see also individual
arts
courses 355
crafts 53-60, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57,
58, 59, 60
itineraries 25
Aryabhatta 28
Ashoka 28
astrology courses 163, 306, 355
ATMs 362-3
Aurangzeb 34, 96, 135, 149, 201
autorickshaws 381
Ayurveda 161, 248, 353
courses 355
B
Babur 31-2, 33
Bada Bagh 335
Baggar 288
Bagru 180
Bahram Shah 30
baksheesh 44, 364
Balaji 182
Balsamand Lake 313
Bambora 262
Baneshwar 264
Baneshwar Fair 224, 264
bangles 56, 53, 56
baoris 61, 225, 260
Barefoot College 207
bargaining 364
Barmer 337-8
Barmer Thar Festival 301
Baroli 232-3
bars 70-1, see also individual
locations
Bassi 235-6
bathrooms 352, 367
bazaars, see also individual locations
Agra 140
Delhi 119-20
Jaipur 173
Udaipur 256
bears 78
protection of 142
Bhainsrodgarh 233
bhang 360
Bhangarh 199
Bharatpur 186-8, 187
Bhatti people 29
Bhenswara 315-16
Bhil people 27, 45, 54
bicycle travel, see cycling
Bijolia 235
Bikaner 338-47, 340-1, 11
accommodation 343-5
attractions 339-43
food 345-6
history 338-9
money 339
postal services 339
shopping 346
tourist information 339
tours 343
travel to/from 347
travel within 347
Bikaner Camel Festival 301
birds 78-9
cranes 318
itineraries 26
bird-watching 353
Keoladeo Ghana National Park 190
Bishnoi people 45, 314, 315
Bishnoi villages 314
Bissau 288-9
block printing 58, 180, 58
Anokhi Museum of
Handprinting 178
courses 163
boating 353
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Gayatri Devi 158
gazelles 77
gems 56
scams 151, 154, 357
geography 76
gerbils, desert 77
Ghanerao 262
Ghans Bheru Festival 224
ghats
Pushkar 210
Raj Ghat 98, 11
giardiasis 391
gods & goddesses 46, 47
golf 353
Delhi 107
Jaipur 161
Jodhpur 306
Guhil 32
Gupta dynasty 28, 29
Gurdwara Bangla Sahib 106-7
Gurjara Pratiharas 29
Guru Shikhar 271-2
H
haggling 364
Haldighati 258
Hanuman 46
havelis 55, 61, 279, 55, see also
individual locations
Bagore-ki-Haveli 247
Churu 297
conservation of 276
Fatehpur 291-3
Haveli Braj Bhushanjee 228
Haveli Nadine Le Prince 291,
292, 55
Jaisalmer 326
Jhunjhunu 286
Mandawa 294-5
Nawalgarh 277-80
paintings 290
Ramgarh 290-1
Shekhawati 283
health 386-93
books 388
insurance 386
internet resources 388
language 395
vaccinations 387-8
heatstroke 392
hepatitis 389
high commissions 357-8
Hindi 394-7
Hinduism 45-7
books 28, 48
history 27-38, see also individual
locations
1857 Indian Uprising 36
books 34, 35, 38
British Empire 34-6
formation of Rajasthan state
37-8
Gupta dynasty 28, 29
Independence 36-7
Indus Valley civilisation 27
internet resources 28
Jat dynasty 34
Mamluk dynasty 31
Maratha dynasty 34, 35
Mauryan empire 28
Mughal dynasty 31-4
Muslim crusaders 30-1
Partition 36-7
Rajput clans 28-30, 31, 37-8
Sur dynasty 32
hitching 380
HIV 42, 389
Holi 224
safety 357
holidays 17-18, 360-1
homestays 351, see also individual
locations
horse riding
Mt Abu 267
Udaipur 248
horse safaris 368
Dundlod 284
Pushkar 210-11
hotels 20, 351, 352, see also individual
locations
Humayun 32
Humayun’s Tomb 106
Hun people 28
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Ibrahim Lodi 31
Independence 36-7
Independence Day 99
Indian National Congress 35
indigenous people 44-5
Indira Gandhi Canal 84
Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum
105-6
Indo-Aryan civilisation 27
Indraprastha 27, 28
Indus Valley civilisation 27
insect bites 392
Instrument of Accession 38
insurance 361
health 386
internet access 361, see also
individual locations
internet resources 21
health 388
history 28
Islam 30-1, 47-8
Itimad-ud-Daulah 33, 136
itineraries 22-6
J
jackals 77
Jagmandir Island 244
Jagniwas Island 244
Jai Singh II 148-9
Jaigarh 179-80
Jainism 49
Jain temples 180, 234, 265,
326, 342
Jaipur 147-82, 152-3
accommodation 164-9
activities 161
astrology 163
attractions 151, 154-61
bookshops 150
City Palace 154-6, 154
courses 163-4
drinking 171-2
entertainment 172
festivals 148
food 169-71
Hawa Mahal 157-8
history 148-50
internet access 150
Jantar Mantar 156-7, 10
medical services 150
money 150
postal services 150-1
scams 151, 154
shopping 172-4
telephone services 151
tourist information 151
tours 164
travel agencies 151
travel to/from 174-6
travel within 176
walking tour 162-3, 162
Jaisalmer 29, 320-35, 322
accommodation 328-32
activities 328
attractions 324-8
food 332-3
history 321, 323
internet access 323
medical services 323
money 323
I n d e x ( G - J ) 413
Dhola Maru 292
dhurries 59, 59
diarrhoea 391
digital photography 364
disabilities, travellers with 369
divorce 42
Diwali 360
donkeys 79
drinks 68-70
bars 70-1
dangers 356
driving, see car travel
drought 80-1
drugs 362
bhang 360
dangers 356-7
Dundlod 282-4
Dungarpur 263-4
Dussehra 224
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economy 43
education 40
Eid al-Fitr 131
Eklingji 257-8
Elephant Festival 148, 7, 54
elephants 7, 12
books 77
protection of 179
embassies 357-8
embroidery 59, 58
emergencies, see also inside front
cover
language 395
enamelwork 56
environment 20, 76-86
environmental hazards 391-3
events, see festivals
exchange rates, see inside front cover
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Fatehpur 291-4, 293
Fatehpur Sikri 142-4, 143, 10
festivals 7, 18, 20, 358-60, 361
Agra 131
Alwar Utsav 185
Baneshwar Fair 224, 264
Barmer Thar Festival 301
Beating of the Retreat 99
Bikaner Camel Festival 301
Bissau Festival 275
Brij Festival 185
Bundi Utsav 224
Chandrabhaga Fair 224
Delhi 99
Delhi Flower Show 99
Diwali 360
Dussehra 224
Elephant Festival 148, 7, 54
Fatehpur Sikri 131
food 70
Gandhi Jayanti 359
Ganesha Chaturthi 185
Gangaur 148, 224, 9
Ghans Bheru Festival 224
Holi 224, 357
Independence Day 99
Jaipur 148
Jaipur Heritage International
Festival 148
Jaisalmer Desert Festival 301
Jambeshwar Fair 301
Kaila Devi 185
Kailash Fair 131
Kajli Teej 224
Karni Mata Fair 301
Kolayat Fair 301
Makar Sankranti 148
Mallinath Fair 301
Mango Festival 99
Marwar Festival 301
Mewar Festival 224
Nagaur Fair 301
Pushkar Camel Fair 185, 209, 11
Qutb Festival 99
Ramdevra Fair 301
Republic Day 99
Shekhawati Festival 275
Shri Mahavirji Fair 185
Taj Mahotsav 131
Teej 148
Urs, the 185
Firoz Shah Kotla 31, 99, 101
First Battle of Panipat 31
First War of Independence 35, 36
food 64-75, see also individual
locations
books 66, 71
for children 71-2
cooking courses 73, 249-50
customs 72-3
dangers 72, 356, 391
festivals 70
language 73-5
restaurants 70
street food 71, 72
forts 52-61, see also palaces
accommodation 352
Agra Fort 135-6, 135
Ahhichatragarh 316
Amber Fort 178, 12
Bala Qila (Alwar) 277
Bala Qila (Nawalgarh) 194
Bhainsrodgarh 233
Chittorgarh 238-9
City Palace & Fort (Kota)
229-30
Dundlod Fort 282-3, 284
Fort Dhariyawad 263
Fort of Manohar Thana 235
Gagron Fort 235
itineraries 26
Jaisalmer Fort 324, 325, 6
Jhalawar Fort 233
Junagarh 339, 341
Kankwari Fort 198
Khejarla 316
Khimsar 316
Kumbalgarh 259
Lal Qila 96-8
Mandalgarh 235
Mehrangarh 5, 304, 5
Neemrana Fort Palace 197-8
Pokaran Fort 320
Ranthambhore Fort 216
Red Fort 96-8
Taragarh 225
foxes 77
fruit 66-7
G
Gadi Sagar 327
Gagron Fort 235
Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary 347
Galiakot 264
galleries, see museums
Gandhi, Indira 37, 38, 98
Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum
105-6
Gandhi, Mahatma 36-7
Gandhi Jayanti 359
Gandhi Memorial Museum
98
Raj Ghat 98, 11
Gandhi, Rajiv 37, 98
Gandhi, Sonia 37
Ganesh 46
Gangaur 148, 224, 9
Gaumukh Temple 272
gay people in India 41-2
gay travellers 360
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museums 105-6
Anokhi Museum of
Handprinting 178
Bagghi-Khana – the Carriage
Museum 156
Bhartiya Lok Kala Museum 247
Brij Vilas Palace Museum 230
Central Museum 159
City Palace Museum (Udaipur) 246
Crafts Museum 105
Crystal Gallery 246
Dolls Museum 160
Gandhi Memorial Museum 98
Ganga Government Museum 342
Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum
105-6
Maharao Madho Singh Museum
229-30
National Gallery of Modern Art
105
National Museum 105
National Museum of Natural
History 106
National Philatelic Museum 105
Nehru Memorial Museum &
Planetarium 105
Rail Transport Museum 106
Rajasthan Sangeet Natak Akademi
Folk Art Museum 306
Shankar’s International Dolls
Museum 108
Shree Sanjay Sharma Museum
159
SRC Museum of Indology 160
Sulabh International Museum of
Toilets 106
music 51, 52
courses 163-4, 210, 250, 355-6
N
Nadir Shah 34
Nagaur 316-17
Nagaur Fair 301
Nagda 257-8
Nagri 235
Nahargarh 160
Nakki Lake 265
Narayanan, KR 37
Narlai 261
Narmada River project 84
Nathdwara 258-9
National Museum 105
national parks 80, 81, see also wildlife
sanctuaries
books 80
Desert National Park &
Sanctuary 336
Keoladeo Ghana National Park
188-93, 189
Ranthambhore National Park
215-19, 217, 8
Nawalgarh 277-82, 278
Neemrana 197-8
Nehru, Jawaharlal 98
Nehru Memorial Museum &
Planetarium 105
New Delhi 36, 101-7, 102-3
newspapers 351
Nizam-ud-din, shrine of 106
nuclear testing 320
Nur Jahan 33
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Old Delhi 96-8, 97
Osiyan 317
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Pachewar 206
Padmini 30, 240
Padmini’s Palace 238
painting 55, 61-2, 55
courses 250
havelis 290
Shekhawati 290
palaces 52-61, 12, see also forts
accommodation 352
Akbar’s Palace 203
Bundi Palace 225, 8
City Palace (Alwar) 194-5
City Palace (Jaipur) 154-6, 154
City Palace (Udaipur) 244-7
City Palace & Fort (Kota) 229-30
Fateh Prakash Palace 238
Hawa Mahal 157-8
Jagmandir 230
Juna Mahal 263
Khetri Maha 286
Lake Palace Hotel 249
Lallgarh Palace 342
Monsoon Palace 248
Neemrana Fort Palace 197-8
Padmini’s Palace 238
Rana Kumbha Palace 238
Rattan Singh Palace 239
Sajjan Garh 248
Samode Palace 181, 12
Sisodia Rani Palace 160
Sukh Mahal 226
Suraj Mahl’s Palace 193
Umaid Bhawan Palace 306
Panna Dhai 244
panthers 77
paper making 55, 180
Parsurampura 282
Partition 36-7
Parvati 46
passports 373
Phalodi 318-19
photography 364-5
Pichola Lake 243-4
pickles 67
pigeon flying 49
planning 17-21
discount cards 357
itineraries 22-6
plants 80
poaching 199
Pokaran 319-20
pollution 82-3
polo 49
population 15, 43-5
postal services 365
pottery 60, 60
courses 163
Pratibha Patil 37
Prithviraj Chauhan 30
public transport 372
puppetry 63
Purana Qila 104-5
Puranas, the 48
Pushkar 206-14, 208
accommodation 211-13
activities 210
attractions 209-10
courses 210
food 213-14
ghats 210
safety 208-9
shopping 214
tours 210-11
travel to/from 214
travel within 214
Pushkar Camel Fair 185, 209, 11
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Qutb Minar 31, 126-8, 126
Qutb-ud-din Aibak 30-1
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rabies 390
radio 351
railway retiring rooms 351, see also
individual locations
Raj Ghat 98, 11
Rajasthan state, formation of 37-8
I n d e x ( M- R ) 415
Jaisalmer continued
shopping 333-4
tours 328
travel to/from 334
travel within 334-5
Jaisalmer Desert Festival 301
Jaisalmer Fort 324, 325, 6
Jaisamand Lake 262
Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary 263
Jal Mahal 160
Jama Masjid (Agra) 137
Jama Masjid (Delhi) 98
Jama Masjid (Fatehpur Sikri) 142
Jama Masjid (Tonk) 215
Jambeshwar Fair 301
Jamwa Ramgarh Wildlife
Sanctuary 181
Jantar Mantar (Delhi) 99
Jantar Mantar (Jaipur) 156-7, 10
Japanese B encephalitis 389
Jat dynasty 34
jeep safaris 368
jeep travel 381
Jehangir 33
jet lag 388
jewellery 56, 53, 56
Jhalawar 233-4, 234
Jhalrapatan 234-5
Jhunjhunu 284-8, 285
Jodhpur 301-13, 303, 6
accommodation 307-10
activities 306
astrology courses 306
food 310-11
golf 306
history 302
internet access 302
Mehrangarh 5, 304, 5
postal services 302
shopping 311-12
tourist information 302
tours 307
travel to/from 312-13
travel within 313
jodhpurs 302
jootis 57, 57
Junagarh 339, 341
K
Kachhwaha dynasty 29
Kaila Devi Game Sanctuary 220
Kajli Teej 224
Kakuni 235
Kankroli 259
Karauli 219-20
Karni Mata Fair 301
Karni Mata Temple 348, 349, 11
Keoladeo Ghana National Park
188-93, 189
Kesroli 197
Khejarla 316
Khichan 318-19
Khimsar 316
Khuri 336-7
Khwaja Muin-ud-din Chishti 201,
204
Kishangarh 205-6
Kolayat 348
Kolayat Fair 301
Kolvi 235
Kota 228-32, 229
Krishna 46
Kshatriya caste 29
Kuldhara 335
Kumbalgarh 259-61
Kumbalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary 259
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Lake Palace Hotel 249
Lakshmangarh 296-7
Lal Qila 96-8
language 394-7
courses 355
food 73-5
laundry 361-2
leatherwork 57, 57
legal matters 362
leopards 77
lesbian travellers 360
lesbian women in India 41-2
literature 50, see also books
Hinduism 28, 48
Lodhruva 335
Lutyens, Edwin 36
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Madar Lakes 258
magazines 351
Maha Mandir 313
Mahabharata, the 28, 48
Mahansar 289-90
Maharana Pratap 32
Mahendra 50
Mahmud of Ghazni 29, 30
malaria 389-90
Mallinath Fair 301
Mamluk dynasty 31
Man Singh II 149
Mandalgarh 235
Mandawa 294-6, 295
Mandore 313
maps 362
Maratha dynasty 33, 34,
35
marijuana 360
markets, see bazaars
marriage 42
Marwar 29
Marwar Festival 301
Maurya, Chandragupta 28
Mauryan empire 28
measures, see inside front cover
meat 65-6
medical services 388-9, see
also health, individual locations
meditation courses 108, 163, 355
Mehrangarh 5, 304, 5
Mehrauli 31
Menal 235
metric conversions 351, see also inside
front cover
Mewar Festival 224
Mina people 27, 45
miniature painting 61-2
mobile phones 366-7
Mohammed Ghori 30
Mohammed Tughlaq 31
money 19, 362-4, see also inside
front cover
discount cards 357
monkeys 78
Mool Sagar 335
mosques
Adhai-din-ka-Jhonpra 203
Akbari Masjid 202
Jama Masjid (Agra) 137
Jama Masjid (Delhi) 98
Jama Masjid (Fatehpur Sikri)
142
Jama Masjid (Tonk) 215
Moti Magri 247
motion sickness 388
motorcycle travel 382-3
Mt Abu 264-71, 266
horse riding 267
trekking 267, 268
Mt Abu Wildlife Sanctuary
271
Mughal dynasty 31-4
Mukundgarh 284
Mumal 50
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tours 280-1, 368, see also safaris,
individual locations
Tower of Fame 238-9
Tower of Victory 238
train travel 376, 383-5
transport 373-85
language 397
travel permits 368-9
travellers cheques 364
trekking 353
Mt Abu 267, 268
Udaipur 249
tribal people 44-5
tuberculosis 390
Tughlaq dynasty 31
Tughlaqabad 31, 126
TV 50-1, 351
typhoid 391
U
Udai Singh 32, 33
Udaipur 32, 240-57, 242, 245
accommodation 250-4
activities 248-9
attractions 243-8
courses 249
drinking 256
entertainment 256
food 254-6
history 241
horse riding 248
internet access 241
medical services 243
money 243
postal services 243
shopping 256
tourist information 243
tours 250
travel to/from 256-7
travel within 257
trekking 249
Umaid Bhawan Palace 306
Uprising, 1857 Indian 36
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vacations 17-18, 360-1
vaccinations 387-8
Varahamihira 28
Vasco da Gama 31, 34
Vedas, the 48
vegan travellers 71, 72
vegetables 66-7
vegetarian travellers 71, 72
Viratnagar 28
visas 369, see also passports
Vishnu 46
volunteering 369-71
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walking tours
Jaipur 162-3, 162
water
conservation of 82
drinking 356, 391
weather 17-18, 354
weaving 59, 59
websites, see internet resources
weddings 249
weights 351, see also inside front
cover
wells, see baoris
wildlife 76-80
books 77, 79
itineraries 26
magazines 81
safaris 368
wildlife sanctuaries 80, 81, see also
national parks
Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary 235
books 80
Darrah Wildlife Sanctuary 232
Dhawa Doli Wildlife Sanctuary
316
Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary 347
Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary 263
Jamwa Ramgarh Wildlife
Sanctuary 181
Kaila Devi Game Sanctuary 220
Kumbalgarh Wildlife
Sanctuary 259
Mt Abu Wildlife Sanctuary 271
Sariska Tiger Reserve 198-200
Sitamata Wildlife Sanctuary 263
Sorsan grasslands 232
Tal Chhapar Wildlife
Sanctuary 298
wolves 77
women in Rajasthan 40-1
women travellers 366, 371-2
women’s health 393
woodcarving 60, 60
kavads 236
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yoga courses 108, 164, 210, 250, 355
I n d e x ( T - Y ) 417
Rajpath 101-4
Rajput clans 28-30, 31, 37-8
Rajsamand Lake 259
Ramayana, the 48
Ramdevra 319
Ramdevra Fair 301
Ramgarh 181, 290-1
Rana Sanga 31, 32
Ranakpur 261
Ranthambhore National Park 215-19,
217, 8
rats, temple of 348, 349, 11
Razia Sultana 30
Red Fort 96-8
religion 45-9
Republic Day 99
responsible travel 19, 20, 54, 82-3
Shekhawati 276
restaurants 70, see also food,
individual locations
books 71
rice 65
Rishabdeo 262
road distances chart 378
Rohet 315
Royal Gaitor 160
S
safaris 368, 8
camel 343
Safdarjang’s Tomb 106
safety 356-7
food 72, 391
hitching 380
women travellers 372
Salawas 314
Sam Sand Dunes 336, 8
Sambhar Salt Lake 182
Samode 180-1
Samode Palace 181, 12
Sanganer 180, 58
Sardar Samand Lake 314
Sariska Tiger Reserve 198-200
scams 356-7
gems 151, 154
sculpture 62
Second Battle of Tarain 30
senior travellers 366
senior cards 357
sexually transmitted diseases 390
Shah Jahan 33
Shahjahanabad 33
Shastras, the 48
Shekhawati 273-98
books 275
havelis 61, 283
history 274-5
painting 55, 61, 62, 290, 55
Sher Shah Suri 31, 32
Shilpgram 247-8
Shiva 46
Shivaji 33, 34
shoes 57, 57
shopping 54, 57, 365-6, see also
individual locations
haggling 364
language 396
Sikander Lodi 31
Sikhism 49
Siliserh 197
Sisodia dynasty 29, 32
Sitamata Wildlife Sanctuary 263
skin infections 392
smoking 362
solo travellers 366
sports 49
step-wells, see baoris
stonework 62
street food 71, 72
Sufism 48
Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni 29, 30
sunburn 392-3
Sur dynasty 32
Suraj Mahl’s Palace 193
Surya Temple (Jhalrapatan) 234
Suryavanshi Rathore dynasty 29
Suryavanshi race 29
sustainable tourism 20
Sutras, the 48
sweets 67-8
swimming 353
T
Taj Mahal 33, 133-5, 5
Tal Chhapar Wildlife Sanctuary 298
taxes
accommodation 353
taxis 381-2
women travellers 372
tea 68-9
Teej 148
telephone services 366-7
temples 51-2
Achaleshwar Mahandeva 271
Akshardham Temple 107
Birla Lakshmi Narayan Temple 159
Chandrabhaga Temple 234
Dilwara temples 265-7
exorcism temple 182
Galta 160-1
Ganesh Temple 159
Ganga Mai Temple 280
Ganga Temple 187
Gaumukh Temple 272
Ghateshvara Temple 232
Govind Devji Temple 156
Gurdwara Bangla Sahib 106-7
Hanuman Temple 198
Harshat Mata Temple 182
Jagdish Temple 247
Jain temples 180, 265, 234,
326, 342
Karni Mata Temple 348, 349, 11
Kiradu Temples 338
Lakshminath Temple 342
Laxmi Mandir 193
Laxminath Temple 326
Luna Vasahi Temple 266
Mahavira Temple 317
Nasiyan Temple 203
Neelkantheshwar Temple 198-9
Ramdev Mandir 319
Rani Sati Temple 286
rats, temple of 348, 349, 11
Red Temple 203
Sachiya Mata Temple 317
Shantinath Jain Temple 234
Sheetaleshvara Temple 234
Someshvara Temple 338
Sri Nathji 258
Surya Mandir (Jaipur) 160-1
Surya Temple (Jaisalmer) 326
Surya Temple (Jhalrapatan) 234
textiles 58, 58
thalis 68
Thar Desert 331, 8
theatre 63
theft 356-7
tigers 15, 77, 79, 8
books 79
poaching of 199
Ranthambhore National Park
215-19, 217, 8
Sariska Tiger Reserve 198-200
time 367, 418-19
Timur the Lame 31
tipping 44, 364
toilets 352, 367
Tonk 214-15
tourist information 367-8, see also
individual locations
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