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Everest Base Camp Trek with Som Tamang

EBC trek guide Though born and raised in Nepal, Take on Nepal founder Som Tamang and his family are now Australian citizens. Som received a Pride of Australia award for his achievements with the not-for-profit organisation Friends of Himalayan Children in Cairns. The charity he started carries out a lot …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

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

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 from the airport …read more

Playing Soccer in the Himalayan Village

Spent the afternoon playing soccer with the lads of Batase Village on a pitch that must surely have one of the best views of any in the world. These fellas love their football, they play every day from around 3pm until it’s too dark to see the ball, fair to …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

Festival of Nepal

We have arrived in Nepal at a time of an important festival – Tihar, the second biggest festival in Nepal. It represents the divine attachment between humans, gods and animals. Monday was the festival of the Crow Tuesday was for the Dog, Wednesday was for the Cow, yesterday was for …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

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