South India - Lonely Planet Author:Richard Plunkett, Teresa Cannon, Peter Davis, Paul Greenway, Paul Harding As hot as a South Indian curry and as cool as a tropical breeze, this guide to India's Dravidian heartland gives you the best on the south's elaborate temples, bustling bazaars, tranquil retreats and vibrant cultures. 106 detailed maps, including a full colour map of the region, illustrated sections on architecture and cuisine, tips on the best ... more »beaches and the liveliest traveller scenes, how to find the greatest monuments and the coolest hilltop retreats, includes Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Orissa, Tamil Nadu, Lakshadweep and the Andaman & Nicobar Islands.« less
Great, colorful, well-organized book. Very useful for trip to Hyderabad, India. I spent over an hour looking over guides at the bookstore for my trip to this area. This one was far above the other choices I looked at.