Help Planning Your Everest Base Camp Trek

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So you are thinking about trekking to the base camp of Everest in Nepal, but the planning is making your head swim. In fact, you have never traveled to a foreign country or trekked anywhere. What do you do? Don't worry Himalayan Mountain Treks is here to help. Step one, Pick one of our eight treks, such as Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Circuit or Everest Gokyo Trek. Use our site to make your decision. Once you decide on your destination, fill out this form to customize your trip. If you have any questions feel to email us. Keep in mind that … Read more

Weather for your Everest base camp trek in the Himalayas

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Nepal's climate varies according to the season, the region and the altitude. If there are heavy rains in Kathmandu there can be blizzards in the mountain passes of Everest. With this in mind and the fact that—like all great mountains—the Himalaya creates their own weather Everest trekkers should be prepared for all types of of weather with plenty of warm, waterproof clothes. The best time for doing the Everest base camp trek is from early September to early December (Autumn) or March to end May (Spring). Autumn generally has clear … Read more

Base Camp of Everest Trek Information

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Basic Information: Experience The fifteen day Mt. Everest Base Camp trek departing from Kathmandu and visiting Namche and Tengpoche on your way towards the majestic Mount Everest, the highest peak or mountain in the world. Your trek will take you over breath-taking rivers via suspension bridges and continue up steep ascents as you approach the world’s tallest mountain.Your trek will take you to the small mountain of Kala Pattar which is adjacent to Mount Everest and has jaw-dropping views of the Mount Everest trekking region showcasing some … Read more

National Geographic Tackels Everest Update: Cory Richards Evacuated

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Below is the video about photographer Cory Richards being evacuated from the Everest Expedition after experiencing chest and shoulder pain. … Read more

National Geographic Tackles Everest

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The two-month expedition seeks to repeat the historic climb of the 1963 National Geographic-sponsored American Mount Everest Expedition, almost 50 years after that first American ascent. Mountaineer Conrad Anker and photographer Cory Richards will attempt the risky West Ridge route. At the same time a second team with additional climbers from The North Face and National Geographic writer Mark Jenkins will take on the mountain’s Southeast Ridge. Follow the action here … Read more

Stranded Everest Trekkers

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KATMANDU, Nepal:  Over  2,000 Nepal trekkers from all over the world are finally being rescued after being stranded in hotels and lodges in the small town of Lukla since October 31. They are being flown back to Kathmandu as the fog lifts. Autumn is the prime trekking season in the Everest region, and the visitors were on the  Everest Base Camp Trek where  they hike  from Lukla for a week to reach Mount Everest's base camp at 17,400 feet (5,300 meters). From there they return back to Lukla and fly back to Kathamandu. You can see the … Read more