Fully revised fifth edition of this practical guide with 60 detailed route maps covering not only the classic treks but also the wild routes:
Everest expedition route Rolwaling Trekking from Lukla Salpa-Arun The Gokyo trek High passes Trekking peaks - including Mera and Island Peak
Information for all budgets and trekking styles
Ranging from lush terraced fields to the highest mountain on earth, the scenery is breath-taking. There are trekking possibilities to suit all budgets - from independent trekkers on a shoestring staying in simple lodges with Sherpa families to travelers on all-inclusive guided treks with every luxury provided.
Getting to Nepal from Europe, North America and Australasia Kathmandu -- trekking preparations and what to see Where to stay and eat -- Kathmandu and along the trails Employing a guide or porter in Nepal The environment -- how to minimize your impact on a fragile region and still take hot 'green' showers Health and safety 60 route maps and village plans Plus - 30 color photos