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Can I trek the Annapurna Circuit on my own?

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?

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

The Markets of Lhasa

The Markets of Lhasa

Lhasa is a major destination on almost all Tibet holidays and it has a lot to offer visitors, from the magnificent Potala Palace to the sacred Jokhang Temple. If Lhasa is the first high-altitude stop on your itinerary,... Read more

What is a typical day on trek like?

What is a typical day on trek like?

We often get asked about life on trek, especially on traditional tea house treks in Nepal. In this article we give an overview of a typical day on trek from waking up with a welcome cup of bed tea to when you get back into your sleeping bag at night.... 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?

Everest Base Camp is one of the world's most iconic locations and the trek to reach it is undoubtedly one of the most sought after and well-known treks in the world. If. you are to maximise your chances of completing it, you need to know the best time to go.... 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 top five questions.... Read more

Enjoy Kathmandu after a Mera Peak Trek

Enjoy Kathmandu after a Mera Peak Trek

After the hard work of a Mera Peak trek – or any of our treks in Nepal – it is immensely rewarding to enjoy a day in Kathmandu, taking in some of the sights of this wonderful city and picking up some last-minute ... 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

Mera Peak Trek: The Highlights

Mera Peak Trek: The Highlights

The central goal of a Mera Peak trek is, of course, the peak itself – but the entire route is full of stunning Himalayan scenery. Below are just some of the highlights of our Mera Peak trek.... Read more

Yaks: At Home in the Mountains

Yaks: At Home in the Mountains

Whether you are Mera Peak trekking, hiking up to Everest Base Camp or walking on some of the more remote paths of the Solo Khumbu region, you are bound to encounter yaks in some form.... Read more

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