A guide to one of the world's premier adventure travel and trekking destination - Nepal. This work contains an Outdoor Activities chapter and coverage of 'adventure' options throughout the regional chapters.
Looking for the birthplace of the Buddha, the most exciting elephant ride in the subcontinent, the world's highest bungy jump, the best palace restaurant or just the nearest bus stop? Whether you're seeking spirituality or are moved by the spirit of adventure, this essential guidebook to the 'Abodes of Snow' will take you to a higher place.
From the Back Cover
Discover the unforgettable Himalaya, wander through ancient temples and visit the Buddha's peaceful birthplace. This best-selling guide offers you experiences as diverse as Nepal's geography - the sky's the limit!
- 55 detailed maps including colour country map
- Illustrated guide to the Gods of Nepal
- Walking tours of historic Kathmandu and Bhaktapur
- Trekking, rafting and mountain biking chapters
- Indispensable language chapter and glossary of useful words
""For reliable and auhtoritative travel information reach for your lonely planet guide"" - The Times
get active - trekking, rafting and mountain-biking chapters
get into it - special section on Nepal's colourful festivals
get what you need - advice on where to stay, what to eat and how to get around
get smart - responsible tourism section
get chatty - useful language chapter and glossary don't get lost - 55 detailed maps