Just which are the best treks? Nepal is renowned for trekking. But none of the world famous ones like the Everest Base Camp Trek and the Annapurna Circuit Trek make it onto our Top Five Treks. Nepal (at least in our opinion) has much better choices.
Many people dream of seeing Everest…it is the world’s highest mountain after all. But, many are put off by the thought of having to “rough it” in a typical tea house with only the most basic of creature comforts. We’ll…..the good news is that things have improved. There are now a number of Luxury Trekking Lodges throughout much of the Everest region. It’s a marvel in itself that these very comfortable lodges exist…there are still no roads in the Everest region, yet exist they do.
Everest from Kala Pattar on the Everest Base Camp Trek
The final chapter in our epic "Preparing for a Nepal Trek" series......altitude!!!! Can you prepare for it? Here's what you need to know about trekking at high altitude in the Nepal Himalayas...
Arguably one of the most important decisions you’ll make is choosing your hiking boots for your Nepal trek. Here’s how to choose a pair of hiking boots…
Do you dream of seeing Everest up close & personal? Does the thought of many days arduous trekking at high altitude deter you? Worry not as here are three ways you can make your Everest dreams become reality....the easy way. No trekking!
At 5360 metres (17, 585 feet) Gokyo Ri is one of the classic view points in Nepal to see Everest. As well as a more distant Makalu. Throw in Lhotse and there's three 8,000 metre giants. Not bad eh? I guess the thing is how do you get there? More importantly perhaps, what will you see?