The fully revised sixth edition of this long-running practical guide with 27 detailed route maps, 63 village plans and trail descriptions covers not only the classic treks but also the wild routes.
Lukla to Namche and around
Kala Pattar & Everest Base Camp
The Gokyo Trek
High Passes – Kongma La, Tsho La, Renjo La
Starting from Phaplu-Taksindu, Junbesi or Bhandar
Salpa-Arun to the Khumbu
Trekking peaks – including Mera Peak, Island Peak, Amphu Labsta & Lobuche East
Information for all budgets and trekking styles – Ranging from lush terraced fields to the highest mountain on earth, the scenery is breathtaking. There are trekking possiblitities to suit all budgets, from independent tea-house trekking to all-inclusive guided treks with every luxury provided. There's even information on trekking peaks and passes of 5700m/18,700ft and over.
Getting to Nepal – from Europe, North America and Australasia
Kathmandu city guide – hotels and restaurants, trek preparations and what to see
Where to stay and eat – along the trails
Employing a guide or porter in Nepal
Minimum impact trekking
Health and safety – staying healthy and avoiding altitude sickness