Annapurna Base Camp

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Diary: 2022 Winter Escapade

I am back in Thamel after a little more than 3 years – this time for a trek to Annapurna Base Camp. This is going to be my third Himalayan Read More
Langtang trek

Langtang Trek Diary – Day 8 (Back to Syabrubesi)

I seldom know what to answer to "why trek"? I guess, it’s a very obvious choice to those who have done it and very difficult to explain to Read More
Way to Rimche, Lama Hotel

Langtang Trek Diary – Day 7 (Rimche)

On the way down we took the route which got damaged by the earthquake in 2015. As people do not take this route generally anymore, it seemed a bit Read More
Langtang Trek

Langtang Trek Diary – Day 6 (Langtang)

This was the most beautiful day of this trek. The valley from Kyanjin Gompa to Langtang is absolutely stunning with clear blue Read More
Kyanjin Gompa

Langtang Trek Diary – Day 5 (Kyanjin Gompa)

Leaving our heavy packs behind, we head out to climb Kyanjin Ri. This 4800 meter mountain offered a panoramic view of the valley, the range of snowy mountains and Read More
langtang trek day 4

Langtang Trek Diary – Day 4 (Langtang)

7 hours of “Slowly walking” trek took me 10 hours to complete. Knees hurt a lot, but its better than yesterday. I started early today. At first the young and Read More
Langtang day 3

Langtang Trek Diary – Day 3 (Lama Hotel)

I don’t think I can do it! Today we walked 8 hours and I feel like I have no knees (I have uric acid influx). It’s extremely painful to bend Read More

Langtang Trek Diary – Day 2 (Syabrubesi)

“Why did I pack so many things in my bag?” I kept thinking as I got out of the hotel at 6:20am. My guide, Subindra, introduced me to my travel Read More
Langtang Trek Diary Kathmandu

Langtang Trek Diary – Day 1 (Kathmandu)

Last year, I came to this understanding, that when we try to recreate old memories, we only end up damaging them. So, I am off to making brand new ones. Read More
Lobuche everest base camp

Everest Base Camp Trek Diary – Day 8 (Lobuche)

Nauto started having headache from last evening. The morning hasn’t brought any good luck either. But he is determined to go forward to Lobuche. Sho said with broken English “there Read More
Pheriche hike to ebc

Everest Base Camp Trek Diary – Day 7 (Pheriche)

My guide has fallen sick and left for lower grounds at Namche. Now I am trekking with the Japanese group of 2 and their guide. I am not feeling very Read More
ebc trek from namche

Everest Base Camp Trek Diary – Day 6 (Tengboche, Dobuche)

I started walking on all fours (one pole bought from Kathmandu, and one from Namche Bazar) and it has worked wonders for my knees. The trek today was long – Read More
namche bazar view

Everest Base Camp Trek Diary – Day 5 (Namche Bazar)

Due to the high altitude in Namche Bazar, I was having a little headache from last night. Also my knees were still a little sore. My room offered a great Read More
hillary bridge near namche bazar

Everest Base Camp Trek Diary – Day 4 (Namche Bazar)

This was the most physically challenging day of my life. The 7 hour hike (normally 6 hours) led us to 3440 meter town of Namche Bazar. My knees were absolutely Read More
flight to lukla from kathmandu

Everest Base Camp Trek Diary – Day 3 (Lukla, Phakding)

Today was the day of highs and lows and mistakes. High was the beauty and the new acquaintances. Low was the loneliness of travelling alone. And the mistakes were… well, Read More