Fully revised fifth edition of this practical guide with 60 detailed route maps covering t 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 IslandPeak 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
Jamie McGuinness is one of the most experienced trek leaders in the country. Based in Kathmandu, Nepal, he manages a trekking and climbing company. He has summitted Everest three times.
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30 colour photos, 27 detailed route maps, 52 village plans