Nepal (Odyssey Illustrated Guide to)

By: Moran, Kerry

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Unread, unmarked. Profusely illustrated in color. Index. Nepal stretches from the near-sea level Terai, a flat southern region, to the summit of Everest, the world's highest mountain. Nepal has many breathtaking landscapes, from the jungles of Chitwan National Park, to the heights of the Annapurna region, to the bustle of Kathmandu. Special topics cover river-rafting, eco-trekking, tigers and Tibetan monasteries, and there are literary excerpts on Nepali versatility by Pico Iyer and the Pokhara trail by Peter Matthiessen. The Odyssey Illustrated Guide to Nepal includes:• Essential practical information on travel, visas, accommodation, food, and bargaining • Information on outdoor adventures such as elephant safaris, mountain-biking and river-rafting • An introduction to trekking by an experienced trekking guide • 64 carefully selected color photographs • 15 easy-to-use maps and plans • A Nepalese glossary of useful words • A glossary of Nepali and Tibetan terms and Hindu and Buddhist deities ; 280 pages

Title: Nepal (Odyssey Illustrated Guide to)

Author Name: Moran, Kerry

Categories: Indian Subcontinent, Asia,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: Hong Kong, Local Colour: 1997

ISBN: 9622174922

ISBN 13: 9789622174924

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Size: 5 1/2" x 8"

Seller ID: 1009

Keywords: Travel Asia jungles of Chitwan National Park Annapurna region Kathmandu river-rafting eco-trekking tigers Tibetan monasteries breathtaking landscapes,