Trekking in Nepal Himalaya - Eastern Nepal (Chapter)
This is the Eastern Nepal chapter from Lonely Planet's Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya guidebook.
Forget what people say about going west. The eastern part of Nepal is an untamed frontier, rising to a sheer mountain wall that includes two of the tallest peaks on earth. Get off the beaten trek and head east!
- camp your way up to 'the throne of the gods' - mighty Makalu, the fifth-highest peak on earth
- visit the mountain villages of Sherpas, Rais, Limbus and Walungs - ancient peoples who can trace their history to medieval Tibet
Coverage includes: Arun Valley & Makalu, Lumla to Tumlingtar, Makalu Base Camp, Kanchenjunga, Pathibara & Limbu Cultural Trail.