Mount Everest Luxury Lodge Trek Nepal

Everest Base Camp Lodge Trek over the Christmas and New Years Holidays

Andy Crisconi Himalayan Trekking Tours

Hey you avid hikers! How about something different this winter holiday season? We have just confirmed our group lodge trek to Everest Base Camp on December 16, 2019 to January 1, 2020. On Christmas Day we will leave Lobuche Village and hike up to Everest Base Camp for a festive visit before returning to our lodge at Gorakshep Village to …

Worldwide Lodging Trips

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 …

K2 & Baltoro Glacier Trek – Karakoram

Andy Crisconi Himalayan Trekking Tours

From 1988 to 2006 we successfully led trekking groups to every corner of the Karakoram. For obvious reasons these treks have been less popular over the years but, with a top notch local agent and the tremendous success of previous groups, we are committed to rediscovering this gem among trekking destinations in 2019. The trek to Camp Concordia and hike …

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, …

Annapurna Trekking Trips

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 …