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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

Accommodation on the trek to Everest Base Camp

Tea houses on the Everest Trail- 6 things you need to know! On all of our treks we choose to stay in tea houses, they are in fact small lodges but have been named by the Sherpa people as tea houses as they are also used to serve trekkers tea …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

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 from the airport …read more

Flying into Lukla Airport- 5 Interesting Facts.

5 interesting facts about your flight into Lukla Airport Most people who trek to Everest Base Camp begin their trek from Lukla airport, flying in and out is a memorable stand and end to the trek and one that either fills people with trepidation or excitement. You’re guaranteed to have …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 patriarchal …read more

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