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Volunteering in Nepal

Take on Nepal. Take on hope. Take on love. Take on passion and determination. These were the unforgettable, irreplaceable and absolutely, breathtakingly beautiful 21 days of my life. During my trek to Batase Village, I asked my beautiful Nepali sister who was carrying an oversized backpack up the countless stairs …read more

Women Only Treks

8 reasons why you should join a women only group We are often asked why we have some treks for women only, we explain that most of the treks we offer are open to both men and women, we are inclusive in all that we do. We are one of …read more

Annapurna Base Camp Trek or Everest Base Camp Trek?

A question that is always asked is “Which trek is better,  Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) Trek or Everest Base Camp (EBC) Trek? Having trekked both on multiple occasions we can answer by saying that there is no right answer! Both treks are amazing but for different reasons and both treks …read more

How can I make it to Everest Base Camp safely?

Everest Base Camp safety advice Trekking to Everest Base Camp is undoubtedly a physical challenge, having said that we believe that with some training and preparation most people with an average standard of fitness can trek to Everest Base Camp. Before your departure you need to follow the recommended training …read more

Is trekking to Everest Base Camp dangerous?

The top 5 risks This is a question we are regularly asked. As with most adventures, there are risks involved. Below the top risks are outlined along with tips on how to best manage them. With preparation and the right support the risks involved with trekking to Everest Base Camp …read more

How to choose the best trekking company in Nepal

There are a huge number of companies offering treks in Nepal, finding the right people can be daunting. At Take on Nepal we believe that by taking a strong ethical approach to all that we do will result in a positive outcome for our clients. Because we take genuine care …read more

Volunteering Experience in Nepal

After 20 hours and getting motion sickness from turbulence heading to Nepal from Singapore, literally felt like death 🤢 – but I’ve made it here safe 🙂 It was such a good feeling coming off the plane to be greated by lovely faces, these kids that have picked me up …read more

Flying into Lukla Airport- 5 Interesting Facts.

5 interesting facts about your flight into Lukla Airport Most people who trek to Everest Base Camp begin their trek from Lukla airport, flying in and out is a memorable stand and end to the trek and one that either fills people with trepidation or excitement. You’re guaranteed to have …read more

What is the best time of the year to trek to Everest Base Camp

It is possible to trek to Everest Base Camp during every month of the year but there are pros and cons to each season. Our leader Som Tamang has trekked to Everest Base Camp on countless occasions, his love of the Everest region began when he became a porter at …read more

How to avoid altitude sickness

At altitude, sickness can set in at any time. We pace our treks to allow your body to adjust to the change in climate and our team monitoring your wellbeing, throughout the trek. The most common form of altitude sickness is actually called “Acute Mountain Sickness” (AMS). It’s the least …read more

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