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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

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

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

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

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

Kathmandu City Tour

Wow. Sensory overload. What a crazy, chaotic cacophony of sight, smell and sound. Honking horns, wafting incense, shimmering saris, smog and fumes. After sorting out the boring stuff like purifying drinking water, organising sim cards and exchanging some money we walked to Durbar Square. This area houses the ancient Royal …read more

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