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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 …

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2019 Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon

Andy Crisconi Himalayan Trekking Tours

2019 Trip Dates: May 15 to June 3. 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 …

What is the hiking distance between Lukla and Everest Base Camp?

Andy Crisconi Himalayan Trekking Tours

The trek from Lukla (9,200 feet) to Mount Everest Base Camp (17,500 feet) is approximately 38.5 miles (62 kilometers) one-way. To allow for extra acclimatization, sightseeing and day hiking, One World Trekking’s time-tested Everest Base Camp Lodge Trek itinerary allows for 8 days to hike up to Base Camp and this includes an acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar (11,200 feet) …

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO TREK TO EVEREST BASE CAMP?

Andy Crisconi Himalayan Trekking Tours

While it is possible to hike to Everest Base Camp year around, the best months to trek to Everest Base Camp are late March through the first week of June and late September through mid-November. Almost 85% of our Everest Base Camp groups will travel within these time frames. 10% will trek to Everest Base Camp between Thanksgiving and New …