Trekking in Nepal Himalaya - Planning Information (Chapter)
This chapter contains the Trek Descriptions, Planning, Environment, Responsible Trekking and Culture chapters from Lonely Planet's Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya guidebook .
This chapter gives you all the background information you will need to plan your Himalayan trek. There's also a bonus colour section 'Prayer Flags, Passes & Apple Pie' which shows some of the stunning scenery you'll encounter on the way.
- handy overview of Nepal's flora and fauna
- the dos and don'ts of responsible trekking
- descriptions of Nepal's major cultural groupings
- jaunty Nepali folk song to sing as you trek
Coverage includes: When to Trek, What Kind of Trek?, Organised Treks, Background Reading, Internet Resources, The Land, Wildlife, National Parks & Conservation Areas, Environmental Issues, Cultural Considerations, Sustainable-Trekking Tips, Trekking for a Cause, Contributing to Projects in Nepal, Population, Ethnic Groups, Traditional Life, Religion.