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Everest Base Camp Trek FAQs
Planning on trekking to the base of the world's tallest mountain? Here is a great starting point. Find answers to our most frequently asked questions on the EBC.
6 ‘Must Read’ Gear Tips for Your Trek
Six essential gear tips for your upcoming trek or walk, from finding the perfect boot, the pros and cons of trekking poles and how to avoid blisters.
Why I fell in love with the Indian Himalaya
We sat down with Himalaya trekking legend and Lonely Planet author, Garry Weare to delve into his life-long passion for the Indian Himalaya.
Climbing to the roof of Iran, Mt Damavand
Its majestic volcanic form rises steeply from the Central Alborz mountain range, so what is it like reaching the summit of Asia's highest volcano?
Top challenging trips to hang your hat on
Test the limits of your physical, emotional and mental strength with some of the most challenging trips and adventures around the world.
Yoga in the mountains: a ‘slow travel’ experience for 2019
This yoga retreat that’s set in the backdrop of the Himalayas is the perfect combination of adventure, fitness, mindfulness and excitement.
3 yoga exercises to prepare you for a trek
Incorporate yoga in the lead up to your trek – these exercises can build strength in the legs and mental resilience for the days in altitude.
The Best “out there” treks in the world
Avoid the crowds and seek out these lesser-visited places and trails. These far-flung hiking adventures are arguably the best remote treks in the world.
5 momentuous New Year's Eve ideas for adventurers
Looking for something different to do this New Year's Eve? Check out these special holiday ideas for adventurers and travellers alike.
10 hidden highlights of the Tian Shan Mountains
Go beyond the classic view of the Tian Shan Mountains to discover the hidden highlights of this stunning region between Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and China.
The Snowman Trek: My Bhutan Trekking Dream Come True
What it's like taking on one of the Himalaya's toughest treks? A World Expeditions traveller shares his adventures crossing Bhutan's 11 passes over 4500m.
Food costs on a Nepal trek: are meal inclusions worth it?
Unsure if meal inclusions on a Himalaya trek are worth it? We break down its value and why it’s a good idea to have your food included
Top gear picks from our Great Himalaya Trail trekkers
Whether you're trekking in the Himlayas for two weeks or 5 months (like our GHT trekkers), they share 7 must-pack gear items when heading to Nepal.
6 Memorable Christmas Escapes in Asia
Want to escape the crowds this Christmas? Here are 6 Christmas adventures in Asia to some of Asia's most beautiful destinations for a memorable Christmas.
Peru made easy: First-timer tips for a seamless trip
Have limited time for your holiday in Peru? Make the most of it with this first-hand Peru travel advice for first timers.
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