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How difficult is the trek to Everest Base Camp

Is Everest Base Camp hard ? A common sentence we hear throughout the trek to Everest Base Camp is “this is the hardest thing I’ve ever done!”.  Trekking to Everest Base Camp is tough and it requires a high level of fitness and an even higher level of mental strength. …read more

How much does it cost to trek to Everest Base Camp?

Cost to trek to Everest Base Camp We know when you go online to research treks to Everest Base Camp you will be met with thousands of websites offering this trek at very different prices. Companies will also be offering the same trek but with different inclusions and exclusions and …read more

Everest Base Camp Guide Training

Take on Nepal-Guide training in Batase village I first trekked in Nepal in 1988 when we did part of the Annapurna trek and we walked into Annapurna Base Camp. My wife and two children joined me in 2008 when we trekked to Everest Base Camp. We flew into Phaplu and …read more

Leadership & Trekking Guide Training in Nepal

Nepal Trekking Guides In 2018, I first became involved with Take On Nepal quite by chance.  I agreed to join a friend on an All Women’s Trip to Everest Base Camp.  This was an unusual choice for me as I have hiked, paddled, traveled and adventured independently for my entire …read more

Covid-19 response Take on Nepal

Take on Nepal’s response to Covid-19 We’ve had a few weeks now to reflect on the sudden changes to our world as a result of the coronavirus. In early January we were at the Adventure Travel Show in London and Dublin, people were happily planning their adventures to the Himalayas …read more

How much money should I tip my Everest Base Camp Trek guide and porter?

All of our staff members are paid higher wages than is the industry minimum, our team members are all provided with training and educational opportunities, we know our guides and porters are the backbone of our company. We know our consistently good feedback is because of the great work our …read more

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

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

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