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Title: The Hidden Himalayas
Author: Thomas L. Kelly, V. Carroll Dunham
Year of Publication: 2001
Publisher: Abbeville Press
Language: English
The authors give an account of Humla, a remote territory at the edge of Nepal. Accompanied by breathtaking photographs and lyrical accounts they capture Humla's panoramic view and intimate details of the lives of its people – their struggle and spirituality.
 
     
 
 
Title: The Himalaya: Encounters with the Roof of the World
Author: David Zurick
Year of Publication: 2011
Publisher: Centre for American Places
Language: English
David Zurickhas given an account of his experiences ranging from history, politics and geology to issues more philosophical in nature during his travels in the Himalayan Region.  
     
 
Title: The Himalayas: Playground Of The Gods
Author: Captain M S Kohli
Year of Publication: 2000
Publisher: Indus Publishing Company
Language: English
The author, a renowned mountaineer, describes the Himalayan ranges and shares necessary the details for trekking and climbing in the Himalayas in terms of equipments, clothing, precautionary measures etc. The book also gives an account of all the Himalayan countries, their rules and regulations and the important trekking routes.
 
     
 
 
Title: The Holy Himalayas
Author: Dr. Shantha N. Nair
Year of Publication: 2007
Publisher: Pustak Mahal
Language: English
The book deals with the sites of religious and spiritual importance in the Himalayas. The Himalayas have different significance to different individuals. Since time immemorial sages, saints and seekers have been attracted to the great heights in search of peace and wisdom.
     
 
Title: The Search for the Pink-Headed Duck: A journey into theHimalayas and Down the Brahmaputra
Author: Rory Nugent
Year of Publication: 2011
Publisher: iUniverse
Language: English
The Author’s love for birds is very evident from the account of his expedition into the North Eastern range of Himalayas to fulfil his desire to see the Pink-Headed Duck, which was last seen 52 years back in the region. But the author took a chance and set off on his quest, even though Scientists were of the view that the species is now extinct.