Nepal

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Lonely Planet, 2012 - Travel - 407 pages
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Nepalis your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Tour through the hidden backstreet courtyards and temples of Kathmandu, trek to the base of the world's highest mountain, or clamber atop an elephant in Chitwan National Park; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Nepal and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Nepal Travel Guide:

  • Colourmaps and images throughout
  • Highlightsand itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential infoat your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
  • Honest reviewsfor all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, religion, history, art, literature, film, music, dance, architecture, politics, environment, and wildlife
  • Over 57 localmaps
  • Useful features - includingPlan Your Trek,Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), andVolunteering
  • Coverage of Kathmandu & Around, Kathmandu to Pokhara, Pokhara, The Terai & Mahabharat Range, and Trekking, Biking, Rafting, & Kayaking Routes, and more

The Perfect Choice:Lonely Planet Nepal, our most comprehensive guide to Nepal, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.

  • Looking for a guide focused on trekking in the Nepal Himalaya? Check outLonely Planet's Trekking in the Nepal Himalayaguide for a comprehensive look at all you need to know to have a safe and rewarding trek.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Bradley Mayhew, Lindsay Brown, and Trent Holden.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

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Review: Lonely Planet Nepal (Lonely Planet Country Guide)

User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

As usual for Lonely Planet, this guide touches on all the major points and provides a lot of useful information. I used it a lot during my visit and found it to be very reliable. The writing tho was a ... Read full review

Review: Nepal (Lonely Planet Country Guide)

User Review  - Sarah Parker - Goodreads

Where I'm moving to!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) :) :) Read full review

About the author (2012)

Bradley Mayhew was born in Sevenoaks, Kent in 1970 and currently lives in Yellowstone County, Montana, USA. A degree in Oriental Studies (Chinese) at Oxford University kickstarted 20 years of independent travel in the remoter corners of Asia, and a career writing guidebooks. He is the author or co-author of Lonely Planet guides to Central Asia, Tibet, Bhutan, Nepal and many others and is a major contributor to the Insight Guide to the Silk Road. Bradley has lectured on Central Asia to the Royal Geographical Society and recently traveled across Asia in the footsteps of Marco Polo for a five-hour French-German TV documentary.

Lindsay grew up in NSW and Melbourne. He had a career in fisheries conservation biology. He is an editor and resident flora & fauna expert for Lonely Planet.

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