Around Dingboche. Photo: Paul/Flickr
05 Apr 2018

Living as an Honorary Sherpa in the Solukhumbu Region

Twenty years ago, my father made one last great trip before becoming a stay-at-home dad. I was then four years old and I don’t recall his absence. This final adventure was a hike to Gokyo Ri in the Everest region. Despite his determination, he got caught in a snow storm.

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Peace and Solitude on the Dudh Kunda Trek
19 Dec 2017

Peace and Solitude on the Dudh Kunda Trek

Have you ever stood at 4600 meters, face-to-face with an enormous mountain, a beautiful lake, the blue sky and listened to… silence? This was our reward after a challenging trek from Jiri all the way to Dudh Kunda (4600 meters). The Dudh Kunda trek is one of the lesser known

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The Ama Dablam Base Camp Hike
20 Nov 2017

The Ama Dablam Base Camp Hike

Some people consider the Khumbu Valley the most beautiful valley in Nepal. While walking along its trails, you have stunning views of the highest mountains in the world. Of course everyone wants a glimpse of Everest, but there’s also imposing Lhotse and Nuptse with their teethlike ridges, the simple cone-shaped

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Nepal's Three Passes Trek: An Alternative to EBC
02 Jul 2017

Nepal’s Three Passes Trek: An Exciting Alternative to EBC

In April, I had the chance to do the Three Passes Trek in the Solukhumbu District. This overlaps with the Everest Base Camp trail for the first few days, before splitting off to cross three high passes, all between about 5300 and 5600 meters, and then looping back around towards

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Trekking to Pikey Peak, Nepal
16 Mar 2017

Trekking to Pikey Peak, Nepal

Trekking in the Pikey Peak region has been gaining in popularity, but still a much-less travelled option than most in the Everest area. My journey began when guide Wangdowa Sherpa made a group for his friends in his new home in the Eastern Sierra Nevada, USA, after he married a

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Kid at Debuche plays outside his home on the way to Phakding everest region
17 May 2016

20 Photos of the Everest Region We Can’t Stop Looking at

    Want to go there? Have a look at what Royal Mountain Travel can offer you in the Everest region: High Road to Everest Base Camp Trek Everest Panorama Trek Everest Monasteries Trek Inspired? For more ideas about what to do in the Everest region, have a look at Inside Himalayas: Tips for

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Everest Base Camp Trekking. Photo: Tashi Sherpa
22 Apr 2016

Let’s spot a Yeti back home!

I write this blog, especially for friends and Nepalese living abroad. I am a Nepali and I work in Bangalore, India. I went home in October 2015, my first visit since the quake. Houses are still standing in my neighborhood and that’s a blessing. I couldn’t venture far and wide

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