Sports & Recreation

Lonely Planet Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya

Author: Lonely Planet

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 384

View: 899

Lonely Planet Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Get to the heart of the Nepal Himalaya and begin your journey now!

A Trekking Guide to the Nepal Himalaya

Author: Bob Gibbons

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Page: 384

View: 298

For centuries the inspirational spires of the Himalaya have been a magical draw for mystics, sages, hermits and pilgrims. Today the fascination with these highest mountains continues for trekkers, climbers, naturalists, explorers and the curious, all seeking a new experience. Secretive and serene, the Nepal Himalaya are a fairytale wonderland of picturesque villages, tremendous terraced hillsides, precipitous canyons, forest-filled valleys, pristine nature, quaint Buddhist monasteries and colourful Hindu temples. The hardy, vibrant people could not be more charming as hosts, guides, porters, yak herders and fellow travellers on the myriad of trails. The Nepal Himalaya hide untold treasures. Their sacred, soaring sentinels promise an adventure without equal. The fourth edition of this comprehensive, indispensable guide to the Nepal Himalaya covers the popular as well as the less well-known trekking trails of Nepal. Including: a) introductory section: country background, religion and festivals, practicalities, trek planning, staying healthy, altitude sickness, mountain safety, and the highlights of Kathmandu b) detailed descriptions of the more popular trekking routes: Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Ganesh, Manaslu & Tsum, Rolwaling and Dolpo, along with the newly developing Kanchenjunga, Makalu and Lumbasumba treks and the Dhaulagiri area c) outline suggestions for routes where camping is still the only option: including West Nepal (Simikot, Saipal and Limi Valley)
Sports & Recreation

Trekking in the Himalaya

Author: Kev Reynolds

Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 256

View: 998

An inspirational larger format book describing 20 memorable treks in the Himalaya. They include such well-known classics as the treks to Everest, K2 and Kangchenjunga base camps, and the Annapurna and Manaslu Circuits. The ultra-long Lunana Snowman Trek and a kora around sacred Mount Kailash in Tibet are also included. There are epic glacier treks like that to Pakistan's Snow Lake; following in the footsteps of Shipton and Tilman towards Nanda Devi, and the approach to Gangkar Punsum - the world's highest unclimbed peak located in remote Bhutan. This inspirational guide was edited by trekking specialist Kev Reynolds, and written by a team of eight experienced authors, writers and guides. A compilation of the best walking in the Himalaya, it looks at each trek in turn, and discovers what makes the trek special, and entices with vivid accounts and breathtaking photography.

A Trekking Guide to the Nepal Himalaya

Author: Siân Pritchard-Jones

Publisher: CreateSpace

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Page: 372

View: 448

For centuries the inspirational spires of the Himalaya have been a magical draw for mystics, sages, hermits and pilgrims. Today the fascination with these highest mountains continues for trekkers, climbers, naturalists, explorers and the curious, all seeking a new experience. Secretive and serene, the Nepal Himalaya are a fairytale wonderland of picturesque villages, tremendous terraced hillsides, precipitous canyons, forest-filled valleys, pristine nature, quaint Buddhist monasteries and colourful Hindu temples. The hardy, vibrant people could not be more charming as hosts, guides, porters, yak herders and fellow travellers on the myriad of trails. The Nepal Himalaya hide untold treasures. Their sacred, soaring sentinels promise an adventure without equal. This new comprehensive, indispensable guide to the Nepal Himalaya covers the popular as well as the less well-known trekking trails of Nepal. Including: a) introductory section: country background, religion and festivals, practicalities, trek planning, staying healthy, altitude sickness, mountain safety, and the highlights of Kathmandu b) detailed descriptions of the more popular trekking routes: Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Ganesh, Manaslu & Tsum, Rolwaling and Dolpo c) outline suggestions for routes where camping is still the only option: Kangchenjunga, Makalu and West Nepal (Simikot, Saipal and Limi Valley)
Travel

Lonely Planet Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya

Author: Lonely Planet

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 599

View: 407

Lonely Planet Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Get to the heart of the Nepal Himalaya and begin your journey now!

A Trekking Guide to the Nepal Himalaya

Author: Bob Gibbons

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 386

View: 637

For centuries the inspirational spires of the Himalaya have been a magical draw for mystics, sages, hermits and pilgrims. Today the fascination with these highest mountains continues for trekkers, climbers, naturalists, explorers and the curious, all seeking a new experience. Secretive and serene, the Nepal Himalaya are a fairytale wonderland of picturesque villages, tremendous terraced hillsides, precipitous canyons, forest-filled valleys, pristine nature, quaint Buddhist monasteries and colourful Hindu temples. The hardy, vibrant people could not be more charming as hosts, guides, porters, yak herders and fellow travellers on the myriad of trails. The Nepal Himalaya hide untold treasures. Their sacred, soaring sentinels promise an adventure without equal. The third edition of this comprehensive, indispensable guide to the Nepal Himalaya covers the popular as well as the less well-known trekking trails of Nepal. Including: a) introductory section: country background, religion and festivals, practicalities, trek planning, staying healthy, altitude sickness, mountain safety, and the highlights of Kathmandu b) detailed descriptions of the more popular trekking routes: Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Ganesh, Manaslu & Tsum, Rolwaling and Dolpo, along with the newly developing Kanchenjunga, Makalu and Lumbasumba treks and the Dhaulagiri area c) outline suggestions for routes where camping is still the only option: including West Nepal (Simikot, Saipal and Limi Valley)

Nepal Trekking and the Great Himalaya Trail

Author: Robin Boustead

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Page: 256

View: 381

A route and planning guide to the best treks throughout Nepal, including the route crossing the entire country. With detailed Kathmandu and Pokhara city guides (hotels, restaurants and sightseeing).
Nature

A Trekkers Guide to the Wildlife of the Nepal Himalaya

Author: Joe Cockram

Publisher: Joe Cockram

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Category: Nature

Page: 81

View: 480

This guide will help you to identify and learn about the birds and mammals you might encounter while trekking in Nepal. Includes high quality photographs and concise text for the 13 mammals and 100 birds that are most likely to be seen.
Hiking

Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya

Author: Stan Armington

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Category: Hiking

Page: 480

View: 744

Everest, Annapurna, Kanchenjunga, Machhapuchhare, Makalu - a roll call of inspiration awaits trekkers in the Nepal Himalaya. Discover its famous peaks and unique culture in this authoritative guide by one of the region's most experienced trekkers. 22 new contour maps for major trekking areas, supplemented with the author's GPS data. Detailed trek notes covering the popular routes and little-visited alternatives. Cultural insights, language guide, plus information on responsible trekking. Expert health and safety advice for trekkers. Practical advice about organizing your own trek or choosing a trekking company. Illustrated guide to Himalayan wildlife.
Sports & Recreation

Nepal Trekking and the Great Himalaya Trail

Author: Robin Boustead

Publisher: Trail Blazer Publications

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 256

View: 322

Route and planning guide to the best trekking in Nepal – This guide includes the most popular routes plus the recently-established Great Himalaya Trail.
Sports & Recreation

Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya

Author: Bradley Mayhew

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 436

View: 737

Colour section details life on the trait, from teahouses to prayer wheels. Everything you need to know to get prepared. Comprehensive listings of teahouses, lodges and camp sites along the way. Lonely Planet knows the Nepal Himalaya. Enjoy the high passes, breathtaking landscapes and exhilarations of trekking in Nepal with Lonely Planet. Whether you want to make a tilt at Everest Base Camp, reach remote Tibetan villages or circuit sacred lakes, this guide lets you light out for the roof of the world.

Trekking in the Everest Region

Author: Jamie McGuinness

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Page: 320

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Sixth edition of this classic trekking guide to the Everest region of Nepal's Himalaya. Ranging from lush terraced fields to the highest mountain on earth, the scenery is breathtaking. There are trekking possibilities to suit all budgets - from independent trekkers on a shoestring staying in simple lodges with Sherpa families to travellers on guided treks with every luxury provided. This practical guide includes detailed route maps covering not only the classic treks but also the wild routes: -Everest expedition route -Rolwaling -Trekking from Lukla -Salpa-Arun -The Gokyo trek -High passes -Trekking peaks - including Mera and Island Peak Getting to Nepal l Kathmandu - trek preparations and what to see Where to stay and eat l Health and safety Employing a guide or porter in Nepal
Hiking

Trekking in the Himalayas

Author: Stefano Ardito

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Category: Hiking

Page: 167

View: 915

Hiking in Himalaya Mountains Region; guidebook.
Travel

A Trekking Guide to Everest

Author: Sian Pritchard-Jones

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 222

View: 361

The magic of Everest (Sagarmatha or Chomolungma) grips the human soul; it's a mountain so magnetic that it casts an intoxicating spell. For so long off the map, its rocky ramparts, windblown bastions and soaring summit now constantly attract mountaineers and trekkers to witness its grandeur firsthand. The region is home to many enticing treasures; a myriad of beautiful peaks guard the flanks of Everest, towering above quaint villages, idyllic forests and mysterious canyons. The Sherpa people, who live in the shadow of Everest, have an amazing wealth of cultural attractions and centuries-old traditions. Colourful monasteries adorn the slopes. Lower down are fabulous terraced hillsides and picturesque farms. Everest was made for dreams and dreamers, seeking the riches of adventure and challenge. The sparkling jewels of the Everest region will shine forever. With a history of the early attempts on the world's highest mountain, an in-depth description of the cultural wealth of the Solu Khumbu, along with details of all the popular and not so well-known trekking trails in the area, this new guidebook is an indispensable guide to all that the Everest region has to offer.
Travel

A Trekking Guide to Ganesh Himal

Author: Sian Pritchard-Jones

Publisher: CreateSpace

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Category: Travel

Page: 214

View: 980

Ganesh Himal is sure to be the next sought-after destination along the Great Himalaya Trail trekking route. Although visible from the rooftops of Kathmandu, the Ganesh Himal massif is surprisingly remote. Named after the Hindu god of good fortune, the Ganesh - Ruby Valley - region is home to an enticing treasure trove of trails and mysterious deep canyons. From the Pangsang La pass, one of the most overwhelming panoramas of the entire Nepalese Himalaya unfolds. With enchanting forests, an amazing wealth of cultural attractions, centuries-old traditions and the colourful blend of Gurung and Tamang people, the gods have bestowed great favour on the region. Add in the superb attractions of the Tamang Heritage Trail and the mix is as intoxicating as the dreams of those seeking the riches of Ganesh himself.
Sports & Recreation

Annapurna

Author: Siân Pritchard-Jones

Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 328

View: 618

This guidebook describes 14 multi-day treks in Nepal's captivating Annapurna region, among the foothills of the mighty Himalaya. Routes range between 24km and 200km (15-124 miles) and between 4 and 23 days, with maximum altitudes from 1750m to 5416m. Areas covered include Machhapuchhre, Pokhara and Lamjung Himal. The varied treks showcase this inspiring landscape, offering stunning vistas of snow-clad peaks and verdant valleys. From the classic Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Sanctuary to lesser-known routes, this is the definitive guide to exploring Nepal's most popular trekking region. With accommodation options including a mixture of homestay, camping and lodges, trekkers have the opportunity to immerse themselves in their surroundings and experience the warmth and richness of Nepalese hospitality and culture. As well as detailed route description and sketch mapping, the guide presents a wealth of information to help make the most of a trip, including practical advice on transport, visas and permits, when to go, what to take and health and safety. There are notes on different styles of trekking, tips on cultural etiquette and fascinating background information on the region's history, plants and wildlife, culture and religion.

A Trekking Guide to Langtang

Author: Siân Pritchard-Jones

Publisher: CreateSpace

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Page: 210

View: 167

To the north of Kathmandu, the Langtang, Gosainkund, Helambu and Tamang Heritage regions are a surprisingly pristine garden of nature's wonders. Enchanting forests host rarely seen wildlife, such as the endangered red panda and musk deer. Sheer ramparts guard the tremendous cirque of Himalayan glaciers and finely fluted ice walls of the upper Langtang valley. Colourful idols abound in ancient monasteries. Below the fluffy clouds above the Gosainkund ridges, pilgrims bow in reverence beside 108 sacred lakes. Trekking around the Langtang region is an exquisite experience, where the authentic face of Nepal presents a kaleidoscope of variety and interest. From sparkling spires and furrowed valleys to sweeping terraced hillsides and quaint village lanes, the Langtang region is sure to capture your heart.
Travel

A Trekking Guide to Upper & Lower Dolpo

Author: Sian Pritchard-Jones

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 246

View: 186

This guide is the definitive introduction to trekking around and across a vast, undiscovered region. Dolpo may not have the aura or international renown of the Everest region, but there is a magical air of mysticism about this forgotten land. It has a remote charm that calls for more trekkers to discover the treasures hidden in these Tibetan-dominated landscapes. Dolpo is a place of mysterious canyons, sparkling summits and strangely sculpted outcrops. Its hardy inhabitants conduct their lives through the rhythms of Bon and Tibetan Buddhism; the monasteries are legendary and enticing. For so long beyond the horizon, Dolpo is astonishing and secretive. Go soon!