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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 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 from the airport …read more

Preparing for Everest Base Camp

The night before we left for Lukla, Take On Nepal hosted a welcome dinner where we met the fourth member of our little trekking party. We had already met Shannon (an adventurous Aussie/English girl from Adelaide), our guide Sujan and our porters Anita and Sanu at Batase Village. The final …read more

Volunteer plus Trekking The Himalayas with Take on Nepal

I’m not quite sure where to start my time in Nepal, as every time I find myself trying to explain it I am at a constant loss for words as I think about the overwhelming warmth and hospitality, incredible expertise, and unparalleled selflessness and support of the Take On Nepal …read more

Tihar Celebration. Nepal Festival of Lights

As I mentioned in my last post, Friday was a very important day for Nepalise people. We could sense the anticipation and excitement as the morning wore on. Just before midday we (myself, Shaun and Shannon – another Aussie who has found herself in Batase and will be coming to …read more

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