Poon Hill is one of the most famous view points in the entire Himalayas. At 3210m and with just 5 days of walking, this is the ideal first time trek in Nepal to do, particularly if you're short on time too.
Enjoy this series of images from the beginning of the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek right up to Annapurna Base Camp
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.
“There’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing” Does this mantra ring true? Oh yes! Be smart & don't let being ill equipped and poorly prepared ruin what could be the greatest adventure of your life. Here's our guide as to what clothing and equipment you should have to enjoy a trek in … Continue reading PREPARING FOR A NEPAL TREK-PART FOUR-CLOTHING & EQUIPMENT
A trek in Nepal can and does vary considerably from a few days of low altitude walking around the Kathmandu Valley, to a serious and committed high altitude long trek like the Dhaulagiri Circuit. For the purposes of illustration we'll assume you're undertaking a trek with the support of porterage.
So, you want to go trekking in the Nepal Himalayas? Great! Trekking is a physical activity, so it’s paramount that your fitness levels are up to the trek. Here’s how you can prepare yourself for a trek in Nepal…
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?