EBC 2012 | Report from Tengboche

Yesterday, as the team trekked to Tengboche, it was cloudy and cold all the way. It started snowing soon after we arrived but it soon cleared and the sun came out. The views of Ama Dablam, Lhotse and Everest were breathtaking. After dinner we had a bridge lesson and...

EBC 2012 | To Tengboche

Today, after a short break in Namche Bazaar, the team continued their journey by trekking on to Tengboche. They follow the rushing waters of the Dudh Kosi and get to experience awe-inspiring views of the Himalayas. Tengboche Monastery sits in a clearing surrounded by...

EBC 2012 | Namche Bazaar

After settling into Namche Bazaar, the team climbed up to the Everest View Hotel at 3800 metres. We had tea on the balcony, but unfortunately the weather closed in and we had no views of Everest. We trekked down to Khumjung and visited the monastery. While the monks...

EBC 2012 | River trek to Namche Bazaar

After a gorgeous trek along the Dudh Kosi, involving many suspension bridges, the team enter the Sagarmatha National Park. We have reached the trading town of Namche Bazaar, a collection of buildings nestled in a natural amphitheatre, where we will stay the...

EBC 2012 | Lukla and on to Phakding

Today the Adventures Global Trekking team flew to Lukla in a twin-engined Otter – a perfect opportunity to relish the breathtaking views. On arrival, the team meet the porters and head off on the three-hour trek to overnight in comfort at Phakding.

EBC Trek 2012 | Kathmandu and ready to go!

The team are all assembled in Kathmandu. Steve and Trevor, who have been in India for the past month, have now joined us at last. Today we had a blessing from one of the Lamas and visited Boudanath and Pashupatinath. After our trek briefing, we had a welcome dinner at...