NarPhu to Upper Mustang Trek in Nepal

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Our NarPhu to Upper Mustang Camping Traverse is now confirmed to go with experienced, Western guide Peter Rudy. The trip dates are September 15 to October 8, 2019 Hidden by swirls of mountain mist, the magnificent panorama view of Annapurna massif appears remote and forbidding. Our first destination is Naar Village located in the extreme northern reaches of the Manang …

The 2019 Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon

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Starting at Mount Everest Base Camp (17,500 feet) the Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon is the WORLD’S HIGHEST MARATHON and one of the most adventurous trail runs in the world. The upcoming race on May 29, 2019 will be the 17th edition of this annual race held since 2003. This marathon is an international event with 200 runners from over 20 different …

Worldwide Lodging Trips

Lodge to Lodge Trekking In Nepal

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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

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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, …

Annapurna Trekking Trips

High Altitude Trekking & CBD

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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 …