Provides information about the history, geography, people, culture, and climate of Nepal, and includes advice on transporation, accommodations, shopping, dining, and sightseeing.
A Lonely Planet staffer living in Australia provides a handy pre-trip and in situ guide to this Himalayan magnet for adventurers of all kinds. Includes maps; color and b&w illustrations of Nepalese scenery, wildlife, and art; a glossary; and useful resources. Updates are available online. First published in 1990. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)