Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya - Eastern Nepal (PDF Chapter)

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Far from the epicentre of the 2015 earthquake, the foothills of Kanchenjunga and Makalu offer some of the most exciting trekking in Nepal, passing by terraced rice fields, dense rhododendron forests and the desolate landscapes of the high Himalaya.

  • relive the glory days of trekking on the peaceful exit route from Lukla to Tumlingtar
  • maps
  • visit the mountain villages of Tashigaon, Pangum and Mamanke, home to Sherpas, Rais, Limbus and Walungs – ancient peoples who can trace their history to medieval Tibet
  • transport
  • camp your way up to ‘the throne of the gods’ – mighty Makalu, the fifth-highest peak on earth
  • accommodation & supplies

Coverage includes: Arun Valley & Makalu, Lukla to Tumlingtar Trek, Makalu Base Camp Trek, Kanchenjunga, Kanchenjunga North Trek, Kanchenjunga South Trek, Pathibhara & Limbu Cultural Trail, Tumlingtar, Khandbari, Biratnagar, Dharan, Hile, Taplejung and Basantpur.

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