What do I need to carry on a lodge trek in Nepal

Andy CrisconiHimalayan Trekking Tours

Hello Friends, Your response to our Annapurna and Everest luxury lodge treks with trip leader Peter Rudy this October has been rather overwhelming. With many of you asking questions on similar topics, Peter has decided to address the more frequently asked in a series of Top Tips. This first “Top Tip” will cover ‘What you should carry in your day …

Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon Registration is NOW OPEN for 2025

Andy CrisconiHimalayan Trekking Tours

It’s a year away, but now is the time to start planning and training for the world’s highest and most exciting trail marathon. The 2025 Tenzing-Hillary Mount Everest Marathon trip also offers a Half-Marathon, Ultra 70K Distance and a Non-Runner trip for friends and family. Trip dates are May 15 to June 3 for all events and you can now …

Around Manaslu Circuit Trek in 2024

Andy CrisconiHimalayan Trekking Tours

In 2024, we are bringing back our Manaslu Circuit Trek (17 days). The hike around Manaslu is still relatively little-traveled and offers a journey through farming villages, Buddhist culture and across the Larkye La pass (17,100 feet). This route now offers basic lodge accommodation, so no need to camp. Add another 6 days and continue along the Annapurna Circuit to …

Can CBD Help When Trekking at High Altitudes

Andy CrisconiHimalayan Trekking Tours

Studies have shown that taking CBD when trekking at higher altitudes can alleviate some of the discomforts of Acute Mountain Sickness. If you are on our website and reading this blog you are probably somewhat familiar with altitude sickness. Research says that approximately 20% of people going to altitudes above 8,000 feet (2,500 meters) will have experienced at least one …

Trekking to Everest Base Camp can be a Gluten-Free Experience

Andy CrisconiHimalayan Trekking Tours

A lodge trek to Everest Base Camp in Nepal can cater to your gluten-free diet. Recent research suggests that 10% to 15% of the population suffers from some form of intolerance to gluten and its many symptoms. Switching to a gluten-free diet can initially prove frustrating but, with some creativity and the increase of the number of gluten-free foods now …

My Nepal Adventure

Andy CrisconiHimalayan Trekking Tours

A Dad and his Two Daughters Go to Everest Base CampOctober 19 to November 7, 2022 Last October my daughters Kirsten and Stacy, and I started our journey to Nepal. It took forty hours of travel time to reach Kathmandu where we began our adventure to Mount Everest Base Camp. We flew to the village of Lukla where we began …