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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 …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

Teaching and Experiencing Batase Village

Now came the time to practice what I was really excited to do, use my skills as an educator to help Batase village and its school. Before schooling however many activities took place which made every start to the day a memorable one. Such activities were seeing the amazing sunrise …read more

Toby’s last week in Batase

I’ve spent about a month, on and off, here in Batase village. Trips to Kathmandu, Everest, running events and other remote settlements have kept me busy otherwise but, now it has come to say goodbye, at least for a little while. Chitwan is the next stop for me and, whilst …read more

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