Guidebook to Everest and the Khumbu region of Nepal, one of the great trekking regions of the world. The guidebook includes all the main trekking routes, including from Lukla (and Jiri) to Namche, and routes to Thame, Gokyo, Thangboche, Lobuche, Kala Pattar and Everest Base Camp. Includes the route in Tibet from Tingri to the North side and Rongbuk monastery/glacier.
The Himalayan kingdom of Nepal is a trekker's dream. This third edition of the successful Everest guide leads the explorer through Nepal and the Sherpa's homeland. The mountain panoramas and lives of the Nepalese are clearly documented, together with the detailed needs of the trekker in this challenging but most rewarding region.
Several trekking routes on the Nepalese side of Everest are described. In addition there is information on a trekking route to Base Camp on the Tibetan side of the mountain.