Planning an Annapurna Circuit trek

This article gives an overview about how to plan for an Annapurna Circuit trek and it’s variants. The Annapurnas remain some of the most difficult and dangerous mountains in the world to actually climb, but trekking in and around the massif has become a thriving tourist industry and is quite safe. Thousands of

Jomsom - Annapurna Trek Starting points

Most Annapurna treks begin at the two major trekking towns in the region: Pokhara and Jomsom. The starting points...

Annapurna Circuit vs Annapurna Base Camp

In this article we compare the two most popular Annapurna treks - Annapurna Circuit, and Annapurna Base Camp trek. The Annapurna Circuit is a loop which circumnavigates the...

Annapurna Trek Routes

The most well-known Annapurna route is the epic Annapurna Circuit trek, which circles the whole Annapurna massif and takes over two weeks...

Annapurna Circuit Packing List

In this very comprehensive packing guide we’ll look at everything you need to pack for your Annapurna trek. You need to be well prepared for trekking Annapurna as the ..

Annapurna Circuit - Best Time to Go

This article takes a look at the best time to go to Annapurna Circuit Trek and what kind of weather to expect there. Since Annapurna is located in a rain shadow, the surroundings are sheltered by the shield of Himalayas around it.

Everest Base Camp Trek Cost

Everest base camp trek cost is dependent on many factors. This article will list out all of them so that you can make an informed decision about your EBC trek.

Annapurna Circuit Cost

The Annapurna circuit cost includes trekking expenses, flights to Nepal, visas and other costs for climbing Annapurna. Some expenses that you'll have to bear are : 1) Nepal Visa and Trekking permit: The cost of your visa depends on the length of

Vaccinations for Nepal

Nepal Vaccinations - some of the shots are spread out through several months or need to be taken within a certain time frame. You want to ensure your vaccines are sp..

Places to visit around Annapurna

If you’re heading over to Nepal, some of the best places to visit on your Annapurna trek include Pokhara, the second largest city in the country. You can combine a trip full of mountain adventures that will finish off with a visit to..

Five Great Reasons to trek Annapurna in Nepal

The Annapurna trek itself is so exciting that one minute you’ll be passing through valley hills or dark, steep canyons where it may look like no human has ever gone before. Then, after passing a few more miles, you’ll be...

Getting to Nepal for your Annapurna Trek

There’s only one option for international flights to get into Nepal, as the capital Kathmandu hosts the country's only international airport. This is the Tribhuvan International Airport (airport code KTM) on the outskirts of the city. It’s a small airport with

Books to Read for your EBC trek - insights into Nepal

If you’re an aspiring tourist, trekker, or just a sucker for random knowledge, there is a vast amount of information required to effectively navigate Nepal’s terrain, understand its people, and appreciate its culture. I’ve laid out eight books for you to consider should you be interested in, or already planning on, exploring the vast countryside of Nepal.

The Everest Sherpas - Everything you should know

Although Sherpas make up a proportion of the guides and porters that accompany tourists on Everest treks and climbs, the term “Sherpa” has also become a byword for any Nepalese person doing this kind of work on the mountain. In fact, many of what Westerners call “Sherpas” are not Sherpas in the genetic sense, but instead come from other tribes from elsewhere in Nepal. And large number of porters used on Everest Base Camp treks actually ..

Hotspots in the Himalayas - WiFi on the trail?

Trekking in Himalayas does not have to keep you away from being online. Read about wifi when trekking in Nepal.

Poon Hill Trek in Nepal: Memoirs of My Adventure

My beautiful trekking expedition to Poon Hill in the Annapurna region in Nepal. A day wise capture of my experience trekking in Nepal.

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