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Nepal is synonymous with trekking the Himalayas, including Mt. Everest, often with the help of Gurkhas and Sherpas. It also brings to mind temples and monasteries and languid backpackers relaxing in the old traveller quarters of Kathmandu or Pokhara. If you are an adventurous soul away from the usual, just strike west or east - you will lose the crowds in less than the blink of an eye!

Altitude Sickness and Safety Guide

Altitude sickness (also known as AMS, Acute Mountain Sickness) is a potentially serious medical condition that can develop when you are physically active at high altitudes without having become acclimatised to the lower pressures experienced there. more

Equipment List for Nepal Trek

The defining characteristic of weather in the Himalaya is the combination of extreme heat and extreme cold in a single day. The best way to cope with these changes is to have lots of relatively thin layers that can be combined or reduced as the temperature goes up and down. more

Fitness and Training for Nepal Trek

Treks in the Himalaya present a substantial physical challenge, and the more fit you are before you start, the more you will enjoy your trek. However, the number one most important thing to cultivate is mental toughness. Most of the people who trek in the Himalaya aren’t professional athletes or mountain climbers. more

Looking After Yourself on Your Trek

The most important aspect of staying healthy in the Himalaya is avoiding altitude sickness, which has been dealt with here. The next five most important health issues you will face are dehydration, body temperature issues, sunburn, proper diet, and avoiding maladies like malaria and diarrhoea. more

Nepal Trekking Permits and Fees

A trekking permit is a must to travel to controlled areas mentioned below. Permit, however, is issued only to groups. Individual trekkers will not be issued trekking permit. more

Nepal Trekking Styles

Although when we originally started operating treks in Nepal we only offered private treks we soon found that there were lots of people who wanted to join an open group trek with us. So now we run group treks on the popular routes throughout the main trekking season. You can check out our group availability here. more

Seasonal Overview for Nepal Trek

Information about the different trekking season. more

Sleeping and Meals on Your Trek

Trekking in Nepal is more popular than ever. As a result, the standard of accommodation available on most of the trek routes has improved dramatically. Where there were once simple peasant huts, large hostels have been built featuring running water, indoor toilets (some en-suite) and more

Your Daily Trekking Routine

Information about how are you going to spend your day while trekking in Nepal. more

Nepal’s Great Himalayan Trail

The Nepalese Himalayas is one of the world's greatest trekking destinations. It is a land of snow peaks and fluttering prayer flags, yak caravans and epic mountain adventures. Many of the trekkers that flock to Nepal test themselves on two classic walking expeditions: the Everest Base Camp and Annapurna Circuit treks. more

25 Reasons to go Nepal for Hiking

This breathtaking country offers unique diverse landscape with Himalayan Mountains and hills in the North and flat expensive plains to the south. So if you are looking for some place for hiking or for some adventures Nepal is an ideal place for you. more

Top 5 Trekking High Passes in Nepal

When people talk about trekking in Nepal, there's one question on everyone's lips. How high did you go? That's more than just bravado – with Nepal's tortuous topography, altitude is something you have to think about every day. Trails in Nepal climb higher than the summits of the tallest mountains in Europe more

50 fascinating Everest Facts

Trekking through the Himalayas is Nepal’s key attraction, and is often a life-changing experience for travelers from all over the world. This article is a primer to trekking in Nepal and attempts to help answer key questions many travelers have asked us. more

Preparation for Everest Base Camp Trek

Mount Everest has captivated intrepid men and women since the 1920s. The exploits of legends such as George Mallory, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay put the mighty mountain on the map; thousands have followed, making huge sacrifices – many with their lives – in their own attempts to the summit. more

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