Shangri-la exists. Trek to the top of the world, or share a smile with a Buddhist monk; raft down a mountain gorge, or glimpse a living Hindu goddess - in Nepal adventure and culture go hand in hand. With this definitive guide, you'll tread lightly through the best of the Himalaya.
* Climb Every Mountain - with our in-depth trekking chapter covering the big walks around Annapurna, Everest and Langtang
* Ford Every Stream - on a mountain bike, in a white-water kayak or even on a canyoning trip, our Outdoor Activities chapter will leave you breathless
* Follow every rainbow - you're sure to find what you want with 49 detailed maps
* The hills are alive - bathe the elephants in Royal Chitwan, spot tigers and rhinos in Royal Bardia or dodge the yeti in Sagarmatha