From Tibetan turquoise lakes to sublime karst landscapes, the south-west is China's most colourful and traveller-friendly region. This definitive guide will lead you off the beaten track and into the heart of ancient cultures. It includes - 79 detailed maps with script and translations; - extensive coverage of individual ethnic groups and their spectacular festivals; - invaluable Mandarin language section, with script throughout; - detailed information on new sites recetly opened to tourists and covered nowhere else; - full coverage of Yunnan, Sichuan, Guangxi and Guizhou provinces.
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Excellent guidebook for this part of China, with the level of detail that is lacking from the overall China LP. It lives up to LP expectations concerning country information and has enough maps to cover even smaller towns. Price information should be treated as guidelines. Read full review
Ghorepani we descend for the beautiful Gurung (name of a tribe) village of
Ghandruk on the lap of the Annapurna’s. The village is known for its traditional
houses, rich culture and the great landscape. Walking down through the innumerable
steps we make a loop at Birethanti and 1000m catch our vehicle for Pokhara at
Naya-pul.We trek back no part of the trail on this itinerary. On our whole trek, we
use the mountain lodges called the tea houses for our food and accommodation.
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