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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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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