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Lodge to Lodge Trekking In Nepal

Andy Crisconi Himalayan Trekking Tours

If you haven’t yet made it to Nepal for a trekking vacation, you may not be familiar with Lodge Trekking. This is by far the most popular style of trekking in the Everest, Annapurna and Langtang regions and allows hikers to walk from lodge to lodge without camping in tents. Nowadays, lodges are essentially mini-hotels in the local villages offering …

The Sacred Tsum Valley Trek in Nepal

Andy Crisconi Himalayan Trekking Tours

The Tsum Valley landscape is dotted with mani walls, chortens and kaanis (gateway chortens). Chortens are Buddhist religious monuments, also known as stupas, which are distinct features in Tsum Valley. They are erected to ward off evil spirits from places that are identified as thresholds such as confluences and bridges or to commemorate the visit or death of historic figures, …

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High Altitude Trekking & CBD

Andy Crisconi Himalayan Trekking Tours

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 of the most common effects of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). This rises to 40% at 10,000 feet (3,000 meters) and further …

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Tsum Valley Group Success in Nepal

Andy Crisconi Himalayan Trekking Tours

Hi  Andy, The trek was wonderful. It was just as you had described and what we were looking for: beautiful scenery combined with glimpses of local culture. Thanks for suggesting this trip to us. Skies were clear and very blue. Trails were rocky with many steep ups and downs. We passed many mule and yak caravans carrying supplies. We hiked …