Trekking in the Everest Region

Trekking in the Everest Region

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Fully revised fifth edition of this practical guide with 60 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
•  Information for all budgets and trekking styles

Ranging from lush terraced fields to the highest mountain on earth, the scenery is breath-taking. There are trekking possibilities to suit all budgets – from independent trekkers on a shoestring staying in simple lodges with Sherpa families to travelers on all-inclusive guided treks with every luxury provided.

•  Getting to Nepal from Europe, North America and Australasia
•  Kathmandu ― trekking preparations and what to see
•  Where to stay and eat ― Kathmandu and along the trails
•  Employing a guide or porter in Nepal
•  The environment ― how to minimise your impact on a fragile region and still take hot ‘green' showers
•  Health and safety
•  60 route maps and village plans
•  Plus – 30 colour photos