Lonely Planet Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya


If you want one book that covers all the major trekking regions of Nepal, all though more briefly than other specific options, the LP is your best bet. For the major teahouse routes its more than enough information, what you miss out are some good side trips recommend in more specific region targeted trekking guides. Treks covered include: Annapurna Region: Annapurna Panorama, Ghandruk Loop, Annapurna Sanctuary, Ghorepani to Ghandruk, Annapurna Circuit, Langtang Region: Langtang, Ganja La, Gosainkund, Helambu, Skyline Trek, Everest Region: Everest Base Camp, Gokyo, Three Passes, Shivalaya (Jiri) to Lukla, Dudh Kund-Pikey Cultural Trail, Eastern Nepal: Lukla to Tumlingtar, Makalu Base Camp, Kanchenjunga, Pathibhara & Limbu Cultural Trail, Western Nepal: Rara Lake, Julma to Dunai, Kagmara La, Phoksumdo Lak, Beni to Dolpo, Around Dhaulagiri, Mustang, Nar-Phu