Tramping in New Zealand

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Lonely Planet, 2006 - Travel - 392 pages
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Make tracks across the spectacular range of New Zealand landscapes. The deep valleys of Fiordland and Mt Aspiring beckon, the Marlborough Sounds call, the volcanoes of Tongariro are steaming. Explore on foot the natural wonders of this country from coast

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A wonderful guide that I was glad to have with me on every step of every tramp I did in New Zealand. It was probably slightly out of date by the time I used it, but all of the important details were ... Read full review

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I'm not sure how big is your group, but I have recently just returned from EBC and I used a local guide. I found Sanjib's contact through the helpful reviews via TripAdvisor and I am glad that I chose to book my trip with him. Sanjib is very experienced, which ensured that our plans went smoothly. When we were stranded in Kathmandu airport due to poor weather conditions, he sought the cooperation of another guide to charter another flight the following morning, just so that we were ensured a flight. During the trek, Sanjib shared his in-depth knowledge of the country's rich culture and history. Whilst Sanjib would not necessarily explain why us tourists should avoid certain food or drinks, I later realized that his wisdom comes from the years of experience - as I suffered terrible altitude sickness even from Namche! It is also thanks to Sanjib's observant self and quick action that saved the life of one of team members, a couple of hours late and it would have been fatal. Sanjib and his team of porters were also very patient and helpful - the porters that he has worked with for over 10 years - would return to join us after dropping off our backpacks at our destination. I am not the first, but I affirm that the reviews of the previous trekkers - he is awesome and that made a difference to this one lifetime experience! Check out www.nepalguideinfo.com http://www.hikehimalayas.com/ Email-sanjib-adhikari@hotmail.com +9779841613822 

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Jim DuFresne is an outdoor writer and columnist. His books on travel and outdoor recreation include Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Michigan, Michigan State Parks, Michigan: Off the Beaten Path, and Michigan's Best Outdoor Adventures with Children. He lives in Clarkston, Michigan.

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