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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

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

Female Guides leading the way to Everest Base Camp.

At Take on Nepal we are incredibly proud of our team of young female guides who are turning heads on the trails to Everest Base Camp. The trekking industry is dominated by males, very few women are employed and there are a few reasons for this: – Nepal is a …read more

Accommodation in Kathmandu

Choosing the right place to stay in Kathmandu can be quite complicated. Searching on Google will produce thousands of results. What I do know from my 10 years of traveling to Kathmandu is that you cannot rely on Trip advisor ratings, many hotel owners offer incentives to customers who write …read more

Ethical trekking company

We’re not your average trekking company, for us it is not about profits and numbers. We know that Nepal is one of the poorest countries in the world, our co-founder Som Tamang was born into a very poor family in Nepal, he knows better than anyone the hardships faced by …read more

Packing for Everest Base Camp Trek

The mistake many people make is having too much stuff. There is nothing worse than carting clothing and equipment with you for 2 weeks (at altitude) in Nepal and ultimately not having needed it. Although your bags will be carried by your porter, it just doesn’t make sense to bring …read more

Everest Trek. Don’t just dream it, do it!

We all have places in the world that we want to see and experience, we all look at Instagram images and FB posts of our friends travels and think one day I’m going to do that. Our rational thoughts overtake our dreams and those hopes and dreams don’t become concrete …read more

Meals during the Everest Base Camp Trek

Meals are included on all of our treks and for this reason we are often asked what type of food will be served. We don’t choose your food, you will decide what to eat for your breakfast, lunch and dinner from the menu in each lodge. The food options along …read more

Things to do in Kathmandu, for free!

It’s impossible to be bored in Kathmandu, a day wandering around the streets is guaranteed to be an experience in itself Asan Market: Take a 20 minute walk from the relatively peaceful tourist district of Thamel to Asan Markets. This market place is a feast for the senses, it’s bustling …read more

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