Everest Base Camp

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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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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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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