Nepal


Dhole to Machhermo

Day 6 of our trek to Everest Base Camp. We start to hit snow, as we head from Dhole to Machhermo. There's also mud and we learn about the effectcs of Acute Mountain Sickness both from a team of volunteer doctrs in Machhermo and also first hand - as we have a casualty in the group.

Dhole to Machhermo – Day 6 – Trek to Everest ...


Phortse Tenga to Dhole

Day 5 of our trek to Everest Base Camp. We're heading from Phortse Tenga to Dhole. We're heading away from the standard EBC route now, leaving the well maintained tracks and scrambling up goat tracks on our way through to the Cho La Pass. Its a tough morning and we gain altitude in the afternoon too.

Phortse Tenga to Dhole – Day 5 – Trek to ...


Namche to Phortse TEnga

It's day 4 of our Everest Base Camp trek. Today we gain alttitude again - heading from Namche to Phortse Tenga. Sickness has hit our group, hydration salts are being used as we head up towards 4,000 metres. We explore the plight of the Nepalese porter and the use of oxygen tents to combat altitude sickness.

Namche to Phortse Tenga – Day 4 Trek to Everest ...



Khumbu Valley

On Day 3 of our trek to Everest Base Camp we're based in Namche Bazaar. We'll be staying here tonight also and there's the opportunity for 2 optional hikes. The first for a magical sunrise, and the second to explore the Khumbu Valley and visit the local hospital and doctors.

Exploring the Khumbu Valley – Day 3 Trek to Everest ...


Monjo to Namche

On day 2 of our trek to Everest Base Camp we head from Monjo to Namche Bazaar. We've had our first night of 14 in a tent, met our first dzos and experienced Nepalese cuisines. Today we find suspension bridges, meet returning trekkers and the killer steps of Namche Bazaar.

Monjo to Namche – Day 2 Trek to Everest Base ...


Lukla to Monjo

Our day by day diary of our trek to Everest Base Camp - today is day 1. We left Kathmandu and flew to the worlds most dangerous airport, Lukla (Tenzing-Hillary). From there we trekked from Lukla to Monjo. Read about the conditions, the trails, the food and where we'll sleep on our epic adventure.

Lukla to Monjo – Day 1 Trek to Everest Base ...