Frommer's London 2013

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 8, 2012 - Travel - 464 pages
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Frommer′s London 2013 gives you the insider knowledge on where and what to visit in this inspiring capital city.

Packed with detailed, opinionated and honest reviews, this guide gives you the low-down on what’s worth your time and what’s not, providing extensive listings of accommodation, attractions and restaurants in and around London whatever your budget.
 
The destinations are broken down into easy to navigate sections with itineraries and accompanying maps to help you to plan the perfect trip, according to your timeframe.  This revamped and updated book features up-and-coming areas and includes East London with venues near Spitalfields and Brick Lane, Hoxton, Dalston and Stratford.

Discover where to eat the best British pub food or take afternoon tea; follow an itinerary that makes the most of your day; details of world-class museums and galleries, historic sights and Royal Palaces, and includes Warner Bros. Studios – Harry Potter Experience; tips and information on what to buy and where to shop for the latest trends; where to buy West End theatre tickets, or which are the best clubs and bars in London, plus suggestions for excursions and boat trips on the Thames, as well as day trips out to Bath, Cambridge, Oxford, Stonehenge and Salisbury and Windsor & Eton.

Importantly, this guide provides the latest trip-planning advice as well as top tips and a directory of useful contacts to ensure you make the most of your stay in this fantastic cultural city.

  

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Everest View Trek - 9 Days
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Everest View trek gives you a glimpse of Everest region, where the tallest point on the earth lies. This trek for 7 days takes you to the Namche bazar and Tengboche which are the beautiful towns on the way to Everest Base Camp.
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• Starting point: International Airport or Bus stand
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Highlights:
Glimpse of Mt Everest and the sight from nearby
Personal and professional trek services
Tailor-made and private trek available
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Everest View Trek - 9 Days
Everest View Trek is the short trek program in the Everest Region. It is only for a total of 7 days and those who have a short time in Nepal and wish to experience the best trek region can enjoy the trek. The trek is not that strenuous thus people in any physical fitness can do this. The trek will take you to the beautiful villages of Everest region either Tengboche or Khumjung of your choice. The view of Everest is superb from those places. The beautiful valleys, the view of Himalayas and the culture of Sherpa people is nice to experience.
The trek begins with the flight to Lukla and then easy walk to Phakding for the first day. The second day is quite harder and steep up in the mountain. You will reach to the Sagarmatha National Park this day (one of the world heritage park) and then to Namchebazar a gateway to the Everest Region. Namche is a beautiful town. Then you will go to Tengboche or Khumjung village as your choice. The trek will end by flying back to Kathmandu again.
Everest views Trekking Itinerary in Detail:
Day 1: Arrival Kathmandu
Arrive in Kathmandu. Meet with our representative and then transfer to the hotel.
Day 2: Kathmandu – Likla - Phakding
Fly half an hour to Lukla 2850 m. in the morning which is taken as one of the most challenging and adventurous flights. Due to weather, the flights to Lukla take place in the early morning. Trek to Phakding 2652 m. which will take approximately 2 hrs.
Day 3: Phakding – Namche Bazar
Trek to Namche Bazzar 3440 m. for approximately 5 hrs and the last part is steep up for some 2 hrs. On the way up you can sight the Mt. Everest for the first time. Namchebazar is gateway to the Everest Region and nice town. From the town itself one can see beautiful Kongde Peak and other smaller peaks.
Day 4: Namche Bazar – Tengboche or Khumjung
Trek Namchebazar to Tyangboche 3867m which is a beautiful town with the region’s most popular Tyangboche Monastery . The monastery is seated by the reincarnated Rimpoche (a blessed Monk of Tibetan Buddhism). Mani Rimdu Festival in the Monastery with nine days of ceremonies and special meditation by the monks with Mask Dance is observed in late October (date fluctuate due to lunar calendar) every year. There is the practice of receiving blessing by the Monk for the successful climbing of Everest and other mountains in the region.
Day 5: Tengboche or Khumjung Rest Day
Rest day to explore the valley and town. Enjoy the beauty of the town.
Day 6: Trek Back to Namche or Monju
Trek back to Namche or Monju as far as you reach or the place where you want to stay.
Day 7: Trek to Lukla
Trek back to Lukla and then enjoy the rest day in this beautiful town. You can have a party after your successful adventure.
Day 8: Fly back to Kathmandu
Fly back to Kathmandu in the morning and transfer to the hotel. The day is free for you to explore the city on your own.
Day 9: Departure from Kathmandu
Free time before you departs from Kathmandu. Transfer to the airport for your flight back to your home with fond memories of the World’s Highest Mountain.
What's Included?
Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu in 2/3 star category with Breakfast
Airport meet up and transfer services by the company representatives
Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu domestic air ticket (yourself and the guide)
Kathmandu Airport - Hotel - Airport Transfers
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Contents

CHAPTER 1 THE BEST OF LONDON
1
CHAPTER 2 LONDON IN DEPTH
15
CHAPTER 3 LONDON NEIGHBORHOODS SUGGESTED ITINERARIES
52
CHAPTER 4 EXPLORING LONDON
90
CHAPTER 5 EATING OUT IN LONDON
190
CHAPTER 6 SHOPPING
265
CHAPTER 7 ENTERTAINMENT NIGHTLIFE
301
CHAPTER 8 STAYING IN LONDON
336
CHAPTER 9 SIDE TRIPS FROM LONDON
377
CHAPTER 10 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO LONDON
411
INDEX
443
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