October 2010

High Altitude Sickness

October 29, 2010
High Altitude Sickness

→ What is High Altitude Sickness → Forms of High Altitude Sickness → High Altitude Sickness Symptoms → High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE) Symptoms → High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE) Symptoms → Information about treating HACE → Dexamethasone Use and Dosage → Altitude Oxygen → Hyperbaric Chamber (Gamow Bag) No matter how fantastic trekking in […]

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Trekking Lodges

October 23, 2010
Trekking lodge on Everest base camp trek

Trekking Lodges on popular Treks in Nepal Himalaya It is a bit pretentious to call some village establishments hotels, but the most common word in Nepali for restaurant or eating place is hotel. Since the word hotel has, therefore, been pre-empted, Nepalis use the word lodge for a sleeping place or inn. Thus in the […]

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What kind of Trekking in Nepal?

October 21, 2010
On Everest Base Camp trek

What kind of Trekking in Nepal do you prefer? There are numerous ways to structure a trek because of two major factors. Firstly, you can almost always find supplies and accommodation locally because there are people living in even the most remote trekking areas. Secondly, there is inexpensive professional and nonprofessional labour available to carry […]

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Organized Treks in Nepal Himalaya

October 21, 2010
Everest Base camp

Organized treks in Nepal When Jimmy Roberts organized the first trek in Nepal, independent trekking was a logistical nightmare – no lodges, email, fax or direct-dial telephones. Most trekkers, therefore, joined group camping treks organized by adventure travel companies abroad, a tradition that has carried over to the present day. Many trekkers still travel on […]

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How Long to Trek in Nepal?

October 21, 2010
Thamserku Mountain Everest Base Camp trek

Trekking in Nepal Himalaya involves many days of walking. To experience the hill country, you should allow yourself at least two weeks. Unless you have a month or more at your disposal, you’ll probably manage only one trek during your visit. In any event, you’ll want to spend a few days in Kathmandu and possibly […]

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When to Trek in Nepal?

October 21, 2010
Phakding on Everest trek

Which is the best season for trekking in Nepal Himalaya? Treks can last from two days to a month or more, and the first consideration will be to choose a trek that fits into your available time. You’ll also need to strike a balance between the period of best weather for the area you wish […]

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What is a Trek in Nepal?

October 21, 2010
Trekking to Everest Base Camp

What is a trek? A trek in Nepal is different from most other mountain walks or climbs. Few treks in Nepal offer a wilderness experience. Instead, you’ll be walking up and down steep hills through remote villages where farmers raise crops and herd their livestock. Even in the high Himalayan regions you’ll find herders’ huts […]

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Everest trekking starts in Lukla

October 12, 2010
Starbucks Coffee in Lukla

Lukla – most important place in Nepal for trekkers As the starting point for one of Nepal’s most popular trekking routes, the Everest Base Camp trek, for trekkers Lukla is one of the most important places in Nepal. Other trekking routes in Khumbu region also begin in Lukla (2860 m). Khumbu is home to the […]

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