The fully revised fifth edition of this practical guide with 27 detailed route maps, 52 village plans and trail descriptions covers not only the classic treks but also the wild routes.
Everest expedition route
Trekking from Lukla
The Gokyo trek
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 possiblitities to suit all budgets, from independent tea-house trekkers on a daily budget of less than the price of this book to travellers on all-inclusive guided treks with every luxury provided. There's even information on trekking peaks and passes of 5700m/18,700ft and over.
Getting to Nepal – from Europe, North America and Australasia
Kathmandu city guide – hotels and restaurants, trek preparations and what to see
Where to stay and eat – along the trails
Employing a guide or porter in Nepal
Minimum impact trekking
Health and safety – staying healthy and avoiding altitude sickness
27 detailed route maps, 52 village plans