Ladakh – Shang Sumdo to Stok via Shang/Matho La July 27th to August 3rd 2019

Ladakh – Shang Sumdo to Stok via Shang/Matho La July 27th to August 3rd 2019

If you are looking for a short trek in Ladakh and don’t want the crowds of Markha then the four day route from Shang Sumdo to  Stok village is extremely attractive. The route walks in the shadow of the Matho Kangri and Stok Kangri peaks with typical rolling grasslands, fast flowing rivers, wildlife and nomadic settlements of sheep and yak. The trek approach is close to Leh making this an ideal  one week vacation.  Who should join this trek? A good choice for regular hill walkers, moderate…
Shang to Rumbak  via Matho La/ Stok La – Ladakh August 31st-September 7th 2019

Shang to Rumbak via Matho La/ Stok La – Ladakh August 31st-September 7th 2019

If you are looking for a short trek in Ladakh and don’t want the crowds of Markha then the five day route from Shang Sumdo to Rumbak  is extremely attractive. The route walks in the shadow of the Matho Kangri and Stok Kangri peaks with typical rolling grasslands, fast flowing rivers, wildlife and nomadic settlements of sheep and yak. The trek approach is close to Leh making this an ideal  one week vacation.  Minimum group size is four for this trek Who should join this trek?A good choice…
Kangchenjunga North Base Camp Nepal  November 2019

Kangchenjunga North Base Camp Nepal November 2019

Kangchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world and straddles the border between Nepal and Sikkim. An enormous massif with multiple peaks, ridges and faces it presents an awesome speactacle  as seen both from the Sikkim and Nepal side.  The trek to the North Base Camp, the famous Pangpema is fabled for the incredible views. The trek is a  long one involving a flight from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur and then a nine hour jeep journey to Taplejung the start of the walk. Logistics have now become…
Annapurna Foothills Trek | December 2019

Annapurna Foothills Trek | December 2019

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…
Bhutan | The Druk Path Trek March 23rd  to 30th  2019

Bhutan | The Druk Path Trek March 23rd to 30th 2019

 The Druk Path Trek is one of the finest short treks in Bhutan. Leading through an ancient trading route, over high mountain passes, it connects the valleys of Paro and Thimpu. Trail passes through spectacular rhododendron forests, alpine yak pastures and beautiful lakes stocked with snowy mountain trout. The trek begins by walking up through apple orchards and pine forest past ruined Jele Dzong (fortress), which sits on a high grassy ridge with breath-taking views of Mount Jumolhari to the north.…
Mardi Himal Nepal

Mardi Himal Nepal

The Mardi Himal is a relatively new route in the foothills of Annapurna and has developed into a full scale trekking route in the last few years. It now has a series of lodges at different camps and for a short five day trek rivals the traditional Ghandrung-Poon Hill loop. It has great views reaching almost to the bottom of the Fishtail Mountain Macchapucchare along with Annapurna South, Huinchuli and Gangapurna.  Suitability: A good choice for most  walkers, reasonable level of fitness required.…