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Shangri-la exists. Trek to the top of the world, or share a smile with a Buddhist monk; raft down a mountain gorge, or glimpse a living Hindu goddess - in Nepal adventure and culture go hand in hand. With this definitive guide, you'll tread lightly through the best of the Himalaya.
Climb Every Mountain - with our in-depth trekking chapter covering the big walks around Annapurna, Everest and Langtang.
Ford Every Stream - on a mountain bike, in a white-water kayak or even on a canyoning trip, our Outdoor Activities chapter will leave you breathless.
Follow Every Rainbow - you're sure to find what you want with 49 detailed maps.
The Hills Are Alive - bathe the elephants in Royal Chitwan, spot tigers and rhinos in Royal Bardia or dodge the yeti in Sagarmatha.
For sheer global reach and dogged research, attention must be paid to Lonely Planet --Los Angeles Times, February 2, 2003
Lonely Planet has found the best of Nepal. Lose yourself in the temple-strewn alleys of Bhaktapur, the quiet beauty of a Himalayan vista or the vibrant excitement of a Bodhnath Stupa pilgrimage - then find your next adventure with our 8th edition of this indispensable guide.
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:
Adrenaline-packed activities chapter has you paddling, biking and climbing Nepal
Full-Color Feature reveals the best temples, festivals and mountain trails
Green Index helps you tread lightly
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