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What’s The Accommodation Like En Route To Everest Base Camp?

By Kirsty Parsons - 03rd December 2012
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What’s The Accommodation Like En Route To Everest Base Camp?

For many travellers, setting off for Everest Base Camp is a thrilling quest into the unknown – but it’s still nice to know a bit about what to expect, especially when it comes to accommodation.There is a range of... Read more

Three Must-Do Everest Base Camp Trek Experiences

By Kirsty Parsons - 05th August 2012
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Three Must-Do Everest Base Camp Trek Experiences

An Everest Base Camp trek is, of course, an incomparable experience in itself, but there are many components that make up a journey - from the glory of the grandest views to the warmth of small moments shared with others.... Read more

Where Can I Take The Best Everest Photos?

Where Can I Take The Best Everest Photos?

One question that we hear from those embarking on a Himalayan trek to Everest Base Camp or the summit itself is: “where do I get the best photos of Everest and its surroundings?” There isn’t one definitive answer, but... Read more

What Makes A Successful Everest Base Camp Trekker?

What Makes A Successful Everest Base Camp Trekker?

So you’ve set your sights on Everest, and are looking forward to beginning your adventure. Reaching Base Camp is an experience long remembered by all who achieve it, and those who get the most out of the... Read more

Where next after Everest Base Camp?

By Niki Morgan - 15th October 2011
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Where next after Everest Base Camp?

For many people, trekking in Nepal means successfully reaching Everest Base Camp, completing the Annapurna Circuit or standing amidst the cirque of the Annapurna Sanctuary.  These attractive tea house trails are... Read more

Can I trek the Annapurna Circuit on my own?

By Kirsty Parsons - 15th September 2011
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Can I trek the Annapurna Circuit on my own?

The Annapurna Circuit, like the Everest Base Camp trek and the Annapurna Sanctuary, is a classic trekking route with well-trodden paths, ample tea house accommodation and plentiful company in fellow trekkers.... Read more

How fit do you need to be to go Everest trekking?

By Steve Berry - 01st September 2011
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How fit do you need to be to go Everest trekking?

It is a misconception that you must be young and super-strong in order to go Everest trekking, that is not the case! Age is irrelevant, as long you build up your fitness beforehand. It sounds simple, but the best way... Read more

What is a typical day on trek like?

What is a typical day on trek like?

Using an Annapurna trek as an example i.e Annapurna Circuit or Annapurna Sanctuary, the day begins soon after dawn, with a cup of tea or coffee brought to your bed. Washing facilities vary depending on the teahouse... Read more

What is the best time of year to complete an Everest Base Camp trek?

By Kirsty Parsons - 01st August 2011
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What is the best time of year to complete an Everest Base Camp trek?

The summer months in Nepal form the monsoon season and we therefore don’t recommend trekking at that time of year unless you enjoy lots of rain, cloudy skies and slippery trails! The only advantage of going on an Everest... Read more

Trekking in Nepal – the top 5 questions

By Kirsty Parsons - 01st August 2011
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Trekking in Nepal – the top 5 questions

We get lots of queries from people who are heading off to Nepal for the first time to do an Annapurna trek or to go Everest trekking,  as well as from those who’ve got the bug and are... Read more

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