Everest Avalanche: Deadliest Day in History of Everest

Mount Everest

  “Because it’s there.” This was the answer by George Mallory, an English mountaineer, when he was asked why he wanted to climb Mount Everest. He further explained- “Everest is the highest mountain in the world, and no man has reached its summit. Its existence is a challenge. The answer is instinctive, a part, I Read more

Everest 3 Passes Trek: An Epic Journey into the Heart of the Himalayas!

Everest Three Passes, Nepal

  The Everest 3 Passes trek is the epitome of true trekking in Nepal. It’s a long and arduous journey that combines some of the highest mountain passes in the world with the Everest Base Camp Trek, Gokyo Lakes Trek and two other treks in the lower Khumbu region. If you want to describe the Read more

Great Giants of Nepal – The Himalayas

The Himalayas, Nepal

  Nepal is blessed with natural beauty and that’s a fact! This is also because Nepal lies just on the laps of the mighty Himalayas. Out of the 14 highest mountains in the world – Everest (8848m), K2, Kanchenjunga (8586m), Lhotse (8501m), Makalu (8463m), Cho Oyu (8201m), Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Manaslu (8156m), Nanga Parbat, Annapurna Read more

Gokyo Ri and Gokyo Lake: Best of Both Worlds!

Ngozumba Glacier

Gokyo Ri (5360 m) rests at 17,575 ft above sea level in the Khumbu region of the Himalayas. It’s the mountain top from where you can see the most spectacular panoramic view of the five highest (above 8000m) mountains in the world: Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m), Mt. Lhotse (8501m), Mt. Makalu (8463m) and Read more

Festivals of Everest

Dumje Festiva

Anyone who has been on the Everest Base Camp Trek, especially from October to February, knows- how Khumbu transforms itself in the festive season from, the otherwise, dull and snowy region to an ever sparkling land of noisy and drunk inhabitants! Famous for being the home of the tallest set of mountains in the world, Read more

Trekking Everest High passes

Kongma La pass

So, you think trekking to the Everest Base Camp via the traditional route is too easy for you! Let me then take you to a higher spectrum by adding three high passes, all going above 5300 m. How does that sound now? Cho-La Pass (5380m) What I’m talking about is what the Lonely Planet’s “Trekking in Read more

All you need to know about Everest Base Camp Trekking

everest_base_camp_trek

If you were trying to find out EVERYTHING about Everest Base Camp Trekking, you have stumbled on the right page! Through this blog, I will be giving you all the details on Everest Base Camp Trekking. The Basics: Anyone planning to trek to the Everest Base Camp needs to know the basics about the trail Read more