TREKT Himalaya - Mission Treks in Nepal

Med Trek Nepal Blog wins Top 100 Hiking Blogs on the Planet Award

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Award Winning Himalayan Medical Trek Blog Awarded Spot in TOP 100 Hiking Blogs The internationally popular blog posts by U.S. and Nepal based Trekt Himalaya and Medical Trek Nepal have been awarded a spot in the Top 100 Hiking Blogs Every Hiker Must Follow by Feedspot, a web...
trekking in nepal manang region

How to Plan Your Nepal Trek

I get asked for trekking advice everyday, and I am happy to give it.   There are so many different options for Nepal treks, and at TREKT Himalaya we only offer the treks we can do best, or we plan small custom treks just for you. But if you are considering trekking in Nepal or...
Tibetan buddhist mantras - Mustang Trek

Mustang Nepal Trek – History of the Lo People

Great Summer Trek in Nepal – Lost Tibetan Himalayan Culture of Loba Trekking in Mustang should be a top choice for anyone who wants to study ancient Himalayan history. The entire region is shrouded in legend, myth and mystery and the oral history is still carried on by the people...
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)...

TREKT & Mtn Fund Nepal Announce Volunteer Medical Trek

TREKT Himalaya of Florida teams up with the Mountain Fund in New Mexico to offer Volunteer Nepal Medical Trek  ST. CLOUD, Fla. (July 9, 2012) — Nepalese-American tour operator, TREKT Himalaya, LLC., with offices in Saint Cloud  and Kathmandu, Nepal has teamed up with the Mountain...
Nepal Volunteers - Learn to Eat Daal Bhat with Hands

Food in Nepal – It’s polite to eat with your hands!

Remember your mother saying, “get your fingers off that food!” Or something similar? Most westerners grow up being told NOT to eat with their hands, but when you travel to Nepal, get ready for some finger-licking Nepali Thali! It’s actually polite to eat with your hands in Nepal,...
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....
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