Tilicho Lake and the Annapurna Circuit Trek

Andy Crisconi Himalayan Trekking Tours

A visit to Tilicho Lake is a spectacular side excursion to your Annapurna Circuit Lodge Trek or can be arranged as a trip all on its own. It’s that tremendous! Tilicho, one of the world’s highest lakes, is situated in a beautiful, steep-sided valley west of Manang Village and the Annapurna Circuit trail. After a day in and around Manang …

The Lost Valleys of Naar and Phu

Andy Crisconi Himalayan Trekking Tours

Hiking across the Annapurna Range to the remote Tibetan villages and monasteries of Upper Manang TREK REPORT APRIL/MAY 2008: I have to admit that this trek surpassed even my own high expectations. I’ve long desired to visit the remote Tibetan valleys of Naar and Phu located in the upper reaches of Nepal’s Manang District. My goal this spring was to …

Nepal is Open! The Fall Trekking Season is On!

Andy Crisconi Himalayan Trekking Tours

I write to you with some great news! On September 23, Nepal announced the lifting of its mandatory quarantine requirement and has resumed issuing on-arrival tourist visas for foreign travelers effective immediately. Here is a recap of the new entry guidelines: There is no longer a quarantine requirement for fully vaccinated travelers showing proof of being fully vaccinated (a 2-shot …

Nepal Moves Forward With New Airports

Andy Crisconi Himalayan Trekking Tours, Worldwide Hiking Tours

While Nepal slowly comes out of a second wave of Covid-19, the country moves forward with several new airport projects across the country. Once the Himalayan nation puts Covid behind them, the flock of adventure seekers is expected to be high for many years ahead. In spring 2022, Nepal is planning on opening two new international airports to the world. …

Everest Base Camp ‘Almost’ Luxury Lodge Trek in October 2021

Andy Crisconi Himalayan Trekking Tours

A Unique Lifetime Adventure escorted by US Trip Leader Peter Rudy October 10 to October 26, 2021 Everything about this special trip is aimed at providing you safety AND a once in the lifetime experience in the magical kingdom of Nepal. We think this unique journey is a perfect way to celebrate both Nepal and life. For many, this will …