Synopses & Reviews
Everest, Annapurna, Kanchenjunga, Machhapuchhare, Makalu - a roll call of inspiration awaits trekkers in the Nepal Himalaya. Discover its famous peaks and unique culture in this authoritative guide by one of the region's most experienced trekkers.
22 new contour maps for major trekking areas, supplemented with the author's GPS data.
Detailed trek notes covering the popular routes and little-visited alternatives.
Cultural insights, language guide, plus information on responsible trekking.
Expert health and safety advice for trekkers.
Practical advice about organizing your own trek or choosing a trekking company.
Illustrated guide to Himalayan wildlife.
For sheer global reach and dogged research, attention must be paid to Lonely Planet --Los Angeles Times, February 2, 2003
Popular guide book now in its 8th edition which includes a new trekking timetable for major routes and updated maps using GPS data.
Lonely Planet Knows Nepal
Enjoy the high passes, breathtaking landscapes and exhilarations of trekking in Nepal with Lonely Planet. Whether you want to make a tilt at Everest Base Camp, reach remote Tibetan villages or circuit sacred lakes, this guide lets you light out for the roof of the world.
In This Guide:
Color section details life on the trail, from teahouses to prayer wheels
Everything you need to know to get prepared
Comprehensive listings of teahouses, lodges and camp sites along the way