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Where next after Everest Base Camp?

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

Wheelchair-bound Woman Reaches Everest Base Camp

Wheelchair-bound Woman Reaches Everest Base Camp

We have recently heard about a wonderful story: a wheelchair-bound woman, Pippa Blake, managed to fulfil her lifelong dream of reachingEverest Base Camp. After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, she gave up... Read more

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

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 to prepare for a trek is to go walking! At least two months before you depart, extend the length of your... Read more

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

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 Base... Read more

Trekking in Nepal – the top 5 questions

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 looking to go back for more. So, we thought we’d reveal the... Read more

Chhurim Sherpa Sets New Everest Record

Chhurim Sherpa Sets New Everest Record

27-year-old Chhurim Sherpa of Nepal has set a new Everest record: she climbed from base camp to the summit and back twice in just 11 days. Her experience prior to this extraordinary feat included a successful... Read more

The Everest Pyramid

The Everest Pyramid

Few Everest Base Camp trekkers expect to find a pyramid high in the Himalaya. Covered in solar panels and sitting atop a low stone building, the Everest Pyramid is a strange sight among the rock and snow of the mountains.... Read more

Enjoy Mani Rimdu while Everest Base Camp Trekking

Enjoy Mani Rimdu while Everest Base Camp Trekking

Many people who go Everest Base Camp trekking spend a lot of time imagining the end goal: reaching the Base Camp and gazing up at the peak of the world's tallest mountain. What they all find is that the journey itself... Read more

Gourmet Cuisine on Everest

Gourmet  Cuisine on Everest

While Everest Base Camp trekkers eat very well at tea houses along the route, anyone who then embarks on an Everest summit attempt will be faced with a diet that is typically more practical than delicious: what can fit in... Read more

Historic Postcards of Mt Everest

Historic Postcards of Mt Everest

Photos of Mt Everest, whether taken from afar across the Tibetan plateau or from the Everest Base Camp on the southern side, exist in their thousands as treks and tours open up this spectacular mountain to visitors from... Read more

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