Everest Base Camp (EBC) & Kala Pattar November 11th-24th 2018

Everest Base Camp (EBC) & Kala Pattar November 11th-24th 2018

The classic fourteen day Everest Base Camp and Kala Pattar trek done in the best possible time – November!  Best possible lodges en route, safe acclimatisation programme and rest days make this a memorable Everest experience with South Col, one of the most experienced Everest operators. Who should join this trek?A good choice for regular hill walkers, high level of fitness required. Prior trekking experience advisable.1) Walking times: average 5 to 8 hours walking per day (with some longer…
Annapurna Foothills Trek | December 2018

Annapurna Foothills Trek | December 2018

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 24th to 31st 2019

Bhutan | The Druk Path Trek March 24th to 31st 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.…
Shang to Stok via Matho La – Ladakh August 31st-September 8th 2019

Shang to Stok via Matho La – Ladakh August 31st-September 8th 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 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.  Minimum group size is four for this trek Who should join this trek?A good choice…
Kangchenjunga North Base Camp  October-November 2019

Kangchenjunga North Base Camp October-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…
Nepal Photography  Tour | Dates coming soon!

Nepal Photography Tour | Dates coming soon!

This is not a trek – it is a photography tour in Nepal conducted jointly with Darter – specialists in photo tours and workshops. Darter Photography is delighted to work with South Col Expeditions, specialists in Nepal Himalayas on an incredible photo-journey in Nepal Himalayas! Nepal is a land of snow peaks, sherpas, monasteries and mantras. The landscapes here are made of soaring mountains, fast flowing rivers, emerald lakes and dense forests. The country is also a fascinating blend…