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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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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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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