May 2012

Altitude acclimatization for trekking – 10 golden rules

May 26, 2012
Altitude acclimatization

→ 1st acclimatization rule: increase altitude gradually → 2nd acclimatization rule: consume lots of liquids → 3rd acclimatization rule: avoid alcohol, smoking and using sleeping tablets → 4th acclimatization rule: use preventive medicines → Acetazolamide or Diamox® → Ginkgo biloba extract → Garlic soup → 5th acclimatization rule: avoid overexertion → 6th acclimatization rule: don’t […]

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Foods to be enjoyed on an Everest Base Camp trek

May 25, 2012
Foods to be enjoyed on an Everest Base Camp trek

What is definitely worth tasting on the Everest Base Camp Trek? At some point during the Everest trek and during your time in Nepal, I definitely recommend tasting the traditional Nepalese food Dal Bhaat which is made from boiled rice with a special sauce and vegetable. There are many variations on the Dal Bhaat filling […]

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Eating during an Everest Base Camp Trek

May 23, 2012
Eating during an Everest Base Camp Trek

Eating while trekking in the Nepalese Himalayas When planning a trekking route in the Nepalese Himalayas, it is important to know how you can get a regular meal. And just as importantly to know how to eat in accordance with your body’s needs in mountain conditions. If you’re heading off on one of the most […]

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Trekking lodge food during an Everest Base Camp trek

May 21, 2012
Trekking lodge food - Daal Bhaat

Trekking lodge food: Breakfast When staying overnight at trekking lodges, we have an early breakfast at around 8:00-9:00 so that we can resume our trek by about 10:00. Breakfast starts with a large intake of fluids. Usually this is tea which helps you to wake up and your voice to return to normal if it […]

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