This work has been supported by grants from the Louisiana Board of Regents (LEQSF(2012-15)-RD-A-12) and the Tectonics program of the U.S. National Science Foundation (EAR-1322033). We thank the Nepal Geological Society for organizing the 27th Himalaya-Karakoram-Tibet Workshop and encouraging us to organize the post-conference field excursion that led to this guide. Similarly, we extend our warm regards and appreciation to the Himalayan geologists and Tribhuvan University geoscience students who accompanied us on the field excursion and provided useful feedback. We thank editor Rodolfo Carosi and an anonymous reviewer for comments that helped to improve this guide.