Annapurna Region

Introduction to Annapurna Base Camp

Imagine you are in the middle of the Colosseum and the walls are not 150 but 10,000 feet high and are made of rock, ice and snow. There you have it. That is what it is like to be at the Annapurna Base Camp. We really think the base camp should be marked with a […]

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Everest Region
Trekking in Nepal

Mountains in Nepal – Everest Region

As we all know, mountains are the major highlight in Everest Base Camp Trek, and they are served in many flavors. There are of course the high peaks, and then there are the tough, the easy-going, the photogenic and the sacred. Hell, there is even one reputed to contain a door to heaven for the […]

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Renjo La
Everest Region

Best Time to Trek to Everest Base Camp

Most people would say that the best time to trek to Everest Base Camp is Apr/May and Oct/Nov. And to be fair, those are excellent months to do the Everest Base Camp Trek. Hence, a lot of people follow this groupthink, and suddenly with crowded trails, these months are not so attractive anymore. Also, for […]

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Everest Region

Why does Khumbila ride a horse??

“Because it is faster than walking.” Nice and Cheeky!! But there is more. If Sherpas followed one of the Abrahamic religions, Khumbila would be Mt Sinai. The mountain is held in such reverence that no one has been allowed to climb it yet. Khumbu has lots of stories of misfortune befalling those who have tried […]

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mountain teaser trees
’Going to the mountains
is going home.’
- John Muir
‘Great things are done when
men and mountains meet.’
- William Blake
‎’There is no such thing as bad weather,
only inappropriate clothing.’
- Sir Ranulph Fiennes