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Nepal Tea Houses – What To Expect (With Photo Essay)

Most trekkers in Nepal, both foreign and locals, make use of Nepal tea houses – small hotels known as bhatti in Nepalese that offer a place to sleep and home-cooked meals. This obviates the need to cart

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Insurance for Trekking to Everest Base Camp

Insurance For Trekking To Everest Base Camp

Getting travel insurance is vital and should be on the top of any travellers list. However, you shouldn’t be fooled, there are countless types of travel insurance policies and they all come with

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Easy Treks In Nepal

For novice trekkers, the thought of the Himalayas can sometimes seem a little daunting. Snow capped peaks and men with snow crusted beards are common images that spring to mind when we think of the rugged

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How To Train For Everest Base Camp Trek

One question we get asked a lot is ‘how fit do I need to be to trek to Everest Base Camp?’ We certainly understand that trekking a 130 kms can seem a little daunting to people with low levels of fitness,

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Annapurna Circuit Weather – What To Expect On Your Trek

When you factor in freezing conditions and the monsoon season, much of Nepal cannot be trekked for large portions of the year. However, because of the Annapurna Circuit’s location, weather is considerably

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New Everest Route Aims To Reduce Risk On Climbers And Sherpas

The Khumbu Icefall is possibly the most treacherous obstacle on the way to the summit of Mount Everest. This section of glacier falls several feet a day, constantly in motion because of its mammoth weight.

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Short Treks In Nepal – See the Best Sites In A Short Time

Trekking the Nepal is truly the experience of a lifetime. However, sometimes we’re just a little pressed for time. Maybe it’s work, maybe it’s your schedule. Classic mountainous treks

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Everest Base Camp Trek Cost: Financial Considerations

So you are planning to trek Everest Base Camp. Awesome! One thing you must be wondering about is the typical Everest Base Camp trek cost. In this article we have set out a detailed overview to help you

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Everest Base Camp Trek Deaths

In the wake of the April 2015 tragedy this year, which saw 19 people die from an avalanche at Everest Base Camp, we have decided to write an article on Everest Base Camp trek deaths so that you understand

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Everest Base Camp Trek Distance

The Everest Base Camp Trek distance is a 130 km round trip beginning from Lukla. However, the outward 65 kilometers to Everest Base Camp takes far longer as you need to factor in acclimatization. If you

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