Why the Everest Base Camp trek? “Because it is there.” – George Mallory, when asked why he wanted to climb Everest. There is only one highest place on the planet Earth, and it is in Nepal at the end of the Everest Base Camp trek. The journey to see Everest from the top …Continue reading "Jiri – Three Passes – Everest Base Camp Itinerary, Tips, Info"
This is the day! A suggested itinerary from Lobuche is a hike to Gorek Shep and then approach Everest Base Camp in the afternoon. It can be a leisurely day depending how far into EBC you wish to go. If the weather is good and you feel fit, you can make a hike up Kala …Continue reading "Day 14 – Everest Base Camp (Three Passes, EBC trek from Jiri)"
Arriving in Kathmandu, I had one goal: leave Kathmandu. It was a puzzle for me, how to get everything done and get to the Himalayas in less than 24 hours. I met my cousin at the airport and found we had the same goal. For both of us, we’d been to many large cities in …Continue reading "Jiri – Three Passes – EBC trek – no guide: Day 0: Kathmandu"