Everest Base Camp & Kala Pattar 26th March to 8th April 2017

Everest Base Camp & Kala Pattar 26th March to 8th April 2017

The classic fourteen day Everest Base Camp and Kala Pattar trek!  Best possible lodges en route, safe acclimatisation programme and rest days make this a memorable Everest experience.   Who should join this trek?A good choice for regular hill walkers, high level of fitness required. 1) Walking times: average 5 to 8 hours walking per day (with some longer days Lobuche to Everest Base Camp and back upto  ten hours) with some rest days included.2) Altitude: up to 5,646 m at Kala Pattar3) Terrain:…
Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) Trek & Poon Hill March 27th – April 9th 2016

Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) Trek & Poon Hill March 27th – April 9th 2016

The classic trek to Annapurna Base Camp under the south face of Annapurna, the tenth highest mountain in the world,  which was first climbed by Bonnington’s team in the 1970s.  This trek starts in the foothills close to Pokhara and climbs to 4130 metres covering brilliant views of the Annapurna group, Macchapuchare,  Gangapurna and many other Himalayan giants.  The  fourteen day day trek from Kathmandu has been carefully designed to provide proper acclimatization and includes the iconic viewpoint…
Green Lakes Trek in North Sikkim

Green Lakes Trek in North Sikkim

The north base camp of Kangchendzonga in the Zemu Valley has been “out of bounds” due a rigid permit system imposed by the Government of India and Sikkim. South Col plans to  trek to Green Lakes in October 2014!
Nar Phu Valleys of Nepal Sept 30-Oct 10 2015

Nar Phu Valleys of Nepal Sept 30-Oct 10 2015

The trek  initially follows the Annapurna Circuit route but branches off north east at Koto Qupar and then enters a restricted valley bordering Tibet. It then crosses the 5300 metre Kangla pass and returns to the Annapurna circuit . . There are two seats available on this trek.  For details click Download Tab and Download PDF.  
Mustang & Lo Manthang Sept 17th to Oct 2nd 2016

Mustang & Lo Manthang Sept 17th to Oct 2nd 2016

September 17th to October 2nd 2016 Kathmandu to Kathmandu This trek covers one of the last Shangri-la’s in the Himalaya. A lost kingdom bordering Tibet which has a regulated entry of not more than three thousand visitors per year with magnificent monasteries, frescoes, palaces and a way of life which would soon vanish forever.Sculpted canyons and fantastic rock formations, medieval villages, ruined fortresses, royal palaces, unexplored Neolithic cave complexes, Tibetan Buddhist gompas and snow-peaks…
Phyang to Hunder Trek September 1st to September 10th 2015 – Delhi to Delhi

Phyang to Hunder Trek September 1st to September 10th 2015 – Delhi to Delhi

The trek is presently full! No seats!! South Col Expeditions will revisit Ladakh in the autumn of 2015 and trek the unspoilt six day route from the monastery of Phyang in the Indus Valley to Hunder in the Nubra valley! Sculpted canyons and fantastic rock formations, medieval villages,  Buddhist gompas and snow-peaks.  For more details and cost download the pdf at Download Tab. This is a full service trek with tents, meals, ponies and ponyman support!
Everest Trek to Kala Pattar, Gokyo, & Rhenjo La October 13th to 29th 2016

Everest Trek to Kala Pattar, Gokyo, & Rhenjo La October 13th to 29th 2016

 The best of the Everest region in one trek! Kala Pattar, the Gokyo Lakes and the final exit to Thami and Namche by the Rhenjo La!  Best possible lodges en route and personally led by Sujoy Das  with many years of Everest trekking experience!    Who should join this trek? A good choice for regular hill walkers,  high level of fitness required. 1) Walking times: average 5 to 8  hours walking per day (with some longer days i.e. across Rhenjo pass of upto ten hours) with some rest days included.2)…
The Langtang Valley Trek December 2014

The Langtang Valley Trek December 2014

30th November to 8th December 2014 Amongst the three major trekking areas in Nepal, namely, Everest, Annapurna and Langtang, the Langtang valley is the most under trekked. Most of the big name peaks are in the Everest and Annapurna regions, so Langtang has always come third when selecting a trekking destination. In many ways this is real pity because Langtang offers pristine forests, rich bird life, monastic culture and above all some spectacular mountain views of the Langtang Himal topped by the…
Annapurna Foothills Trek December 25th 2016 to January 1st  2017

Annapurna Foothills Trek December 25th 2016 to January 1st 2017

The Annapurna foothills provide tremendous trekking with delightful trails connecting villages and ridge tops.  This picturesque trek winds through enchanting villages with ochre thatched houses, terraced rice fields and rhododendron forests, which are spectacular in the spring when whole hillsides are cloaked in colourful flowers. The ridge top village of Ghandrung provides one of the finest viewpoints of the Annapurna Mountains with magnificent views of the four Annapurnas, and Machapuchare with…
The Markha Valley Trek: July 15th to 24th 2016

The Markha Valley Trek: July 15th to 24th 2016

The Markha Valley is one of the most popular treks in Ladakh. It is relatively short, located close to Leh, the walking is mostly below 4000 metres with  night stops around 3500 metres and has the best of Ladakh thrown in: Sculpted canyons and fantastic rock formations, medieval villages,  Buddhist gompas and snow-peaks. When approached from Chilling there is only one pass to cross the Kongamaru La which comes on Day 8 of the trek by which time most trekkers are properly acclimatised. This is…
The Everest Panorama Trek (10 days)

The Everest Panorama Trek (10 days)

This trek has been designed for those trekkers who want an Everest experience but do not have the time to spend 16-18 days to visit the Base Camp. Trekkers who feel that they would not be up to the rigors of high altitude ( Kala Pattar is 5554 metres!) should also opt for this trek. The trek follows a very relaxing schedule with two rest days thrown in allowing sufficient time to soak in the beauty of the Sherpa villages and monasteries and above all the magnificent peaks which dominate the Khumbu…