Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya

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Lonely Planet, 2009 - Sports & Recreation - 436 pages
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Thrill to the high passes, breathtaking landscapes and exhilarations of trekking in Nepal. Whether you want to make a tilt at Everest Base Camp, reach remote Tibetan villages or circuit sacred lakes, this guide will get you to the roof of the world.

  • Detailed maps
  • Colour section details life on the trail, from teahouses to prayer wheels
  • Everything you need to know to get prepared
  • Comprehensive listings of tasty teahouses
  • The best lodges and camp sites along the way

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Authors:Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Bradley Mayhew, and Joe Bindloss.

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About the author (2009)

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.

Bindloss has a degree in Biology and has been a mural painter, sculptor and rock climbing tutor.

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