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How much does it cost to trek to Everest Base Camp?

Cost to trek to Everest Base Camp We know when you go online to research treks to Everest Base Camp you will be met with thousands of websites offering this trek at very different prices. Companies will also be offering the same trek but with different inclusions and exclusions and …read more

Everest Base Camp Guide Training

Take on Nepal-Guide training in Batase village I first trekked in Nepal in 1988 when we did part of the Annapurna trek and we walked into Annapurna Base Camp. My wife and two children joined me in 2008 when we trekked to Everest Base Camp. We flew into Phaplu and …read more

How much money should I tip my Everest Base Camp Trek guide and porter?

All of our staff members are paid higher wages than is the industry minimum, our team members are all provided with training and educational opportunities, we know our guides and porters are the backbone of our company. We know our consistently good feedback is because of the great work our …read more

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

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