Netra Tal Trek (Eyes Lake)

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Netra Tal is a newly explored region in Nepal. It is surrounded by the stunning views of the Himalayas. It has a unique cultural and religious heritage which makes it one of the best new regions for anyone's adventure list. The Himalayan Sky Camp, Netra Tal region, is nestled between Manaslu Conservation Area to the West, Lantang National Park to the East and Tibet to the North, making it one of Nepal's hidden gem. Tal means Lake in Nepali. On your trek you can hike to Ganesh Parbat, a sacred site perched on a bare rock face cliff, where … Read more

Photographer David Breashear’s Interactive Photograph of the Khumbu Glacier Near Everest

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American Filmmaker and Mountaineer David Breashears has created an incredibly detailed two billion pixel interactive image of the Khumbu glacier. The Khumbu Glacier is in the Khumbu region of northeastern Nepal between Mount Everest and the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. Made from 477 separate high resolution shots, the photograph aims to tell the "bigger story of climate change in the area," and allows you to zoom to different areas of the site, including inside a tent at base camp. Click on the button below to view the photograph. … Read more

Mt Everest Base Camp elevation and altitude

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Mount Everest has two base camps. They are on opposite sides of the mountain. South Base Camp is in Nepal and is at an altitude of 17,598 ft (5,364 meters) The South Base Camp is at coordinates 28°0′26″N 86°51′34″E (5,150 meters) The North Base Camp is at coordinates 28°8′29″N 86°51′5″E. These Mount Everest base camps are rudimentary. They are used by mountain climbers during their ascent and descent. South Base Camp is used when climbing via the southeast ridge, while North Base Camp is used when climbing via the … Read more

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

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

Everest Gokyo Trekking

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The 20 day Everest Gokyo Trek is popularly known as the " The Ultimate Trek." It has almost everything that Nepal has to offer: stunning mountain views from Chukung, Kala Pathar and Gokyo Ri, fascinating villages and Tibetan Buddhist monasteries and the culture and hospitality of the endearing Sherpa people. The adventure begins with a flight to Lukla (2,805m/9,200ft). You will then trek up to Kala Pathar view point (5,550m/18,200ft) and continue by venturing off the main trail to cross the Cho La pass (5,422m/17,783ft) into the Gokyo Valley. … Read more

Upper Dolpo Trekking

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The trek to Upper Dolpo was only opened in 1989. The Dolpo region is hard to match for its breathtaking beauty. The trek is 16 days long and during your trek you will be able to have the opportunity to visit the nomadic people and their unforgettable culture. The Dolpo Himalayas offer an endless variety of landscapes, cultures and great people. This unbounded diversity makes it a destination you can visit over and over again. It becomes even more interesting and attracting with every time you return. Lying in the rain shadow area of the … Read more