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How to Trek to Everest Base Camp on Your Own without a Trekking Guide

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Do you want to try trekking to Everest Base Camp on your own?   This How to DIY Everest Base Camp Trek Guide will help you get there! It is always best to take a local guide while trekking or traveling in Nepal, but I get it… sometimes you just want to do it yourself! If you have...
Everest Base Camp Trekking - Nepal

Best view on Everest Base Camp trek

Many travel adventure seekers come for trekking in Nepal specifically to see Everest Base Camp.  But base camp does not offer the most spectacular view of Mount Everest, so take the time to climb Kala Pathar (the Black Rock).   The thing is when you get to about day 10 or 11 of...

Trekking Nepal 2013 Season

Our trekking season is already getting underway early this year, and I am glad to see it!  Already we have seen more tourism than previous years –  Nepal has become a nice short break trip for expats traveling from Dubai, Qatar and other places in the Middle East when they have...

Never Trek Alone – New Rule for Nepal Trekking

Note from TREKT Founder Sandra BK: I feel a personal victory with the announcement of the Nepal governments decision to not allow solo trekking in Nepal.  I have been on a “never trek alone” crusade since the disappearance of American Aubrey Sacco in 2010.  Our team at Hardcore...

When is best time to travel to Nepal?

The best time to travel in Nepal is up to you… that’s the true answer!  But I get this question a lot and so I thought I would share some insights into the seasons of the year and why you may choose one over the other.   Guidebooks like the Lonely Planet Nepal (which we LOVE)...

Nepal Travel – Expect the Unexpected

For years it has been my personal mission to give tourists the best information I can about Nepal travel.   It is easier as a “transplant” to Nepal (my husband is Nepalese, and I am American) for me to see the things that would seem a unique and even startling to a Westerner...
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Nepal Travel in Summer

People don’t often visit Nepal during the summer because of the “monsoon.”   But there are a lot of Nepal Trips that are actually really fun this time of year… if you don’t mind a little mud.  One of my favorite Himalayan treks is the Langtang Trek and it is perfect for summer. ...
Nepal Visa and Customs - Kathmandu Airport

Nepal Tourist Visa – for Volunteers and Trekkers

Nepal Visa and Customs – Tribhuvan Airport Kathmandu   Traveling to Nepal?  Going to Everest Trek or here to volunteer?  You don’t need to get a visa in advance, Nepal visas are issued upon arrival.    But there are a few things you need to know when filling out the customs form....

Everest Base Camp and Altitude Sickness

Every year thousands of people head for the trekking route that leads to Everest Base Camp. The majority of them take the hike of a lifetime, but for some the journey becomes uncomfortable and leads to unbearable. We don’t know why certain people are affected by Altitude...