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
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
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
The mistake many people make is having too much stuff. There is nothing worse than carting clothing and equipment with you for 2 weeks (at altitude) in Nepal and ultimately not having needed it. Although your bags will be carried by your porter, it just doesn’t make sense to bring …read more
We all have places in the world that we want to see and experience, we all look at Instagram images and FB posts of our friends travels and think one day I’m going to do that. Our rational thoughts overtake our dreams and those hopes and dreams don’t become concrete …read more
My experience with WHOA group. Since connecting with Women High on Adventure Travel (WHOA) group a year ago it was finally now and finally time to connect face to face in Nepal Himalayas. There has never been so many interesting women together in my life traveling to Everest Base Camp …read more
This expedition is the very first of its kind. Hosted by Som Tamang, this inspiring expedition is the brain child of Sandra Carter from Colorado USA.
The tiny plane soared up into the air and below us we saw incredible views of Kathmandu, it didn’t take long before we were flying over and amongst the mountains.
Take On Nepal is truly an incredible organization. Along with empowering boys and girls to provide themselves with a better future, the company also doubles as trekking consultants – providing the same young men and women whom gained an education through Take On Nepal, the opportunity to use their well …read more
In the mountain villages of Nepal, opportunities for women are few. Many young girls have little or no education, and marriage at an early age is still common. Take on Nepal and FHC have been working to change this for many years. As Take on Nepal has grown, we’ve begun …read more
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