RE my recent thread asking for advice on travelling to Nepal – thank you everyone for your input – it was the most amazing country I’ve visited so far.
I made it to Everest Base Camp!
Trekking through the Himalayas to Everest Base Camp is one of the most amazing things I have ever done and I can’t recommend it enough.
I’d recommend Nepal to anyone and everyone – it was an eye opening experience and I will definitely go back to explore the places I didn’t have time for this trip.
Kathmandu is an incredibly colourful city and the people are very friendly – although they don’t half like to honk their car horns (regular earache from that haha).
It’s also a great contrast to spend time in the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu and then fly into the serenity of the Himalayas – though the flight into Lukla keeps you on edge!
Just a few pictures from my trip below, you can see more on my Instagram account – I hope they can inspire some of you to book a flight to Kathmandu, you won’t regret it!
That’s really awesome! Some really amazing pictures!
Wow just simply … Wow.
Your gonna have to change your name to FastAndDifficult
The orange buddha guy in the arch, is that Scott’s Bearded double ?
Amazing! Extremely beautiful pics! Congratulations, you surely had a great time!
This is amazing mate and your pictures are just awesome! Any info of money spent /day?
@3ka, breakdown of my costs for 4weeks in Nepal:
- $400 flights from Chiang Mai -> Bangkok -> Kathmandu
- $40 for 30 day Visa on arrival.
- $15 per day for my (surprisingly nice) hotel in Thamel, Kathmandu.
- $10 -$15 per day food
- $10 per day (only whilst in KTM) coffee + beers
- $100 or so spent on taxis and touristy stuff in Kathmandu.
- $1000 for my 14 day Trek to Everest Basecamp, Chola pass, all food + drinks, + return flight to Lukla + guide. (which ended up only taking us 8 days)
- $30 to rent a down jacket (which was never worn) and a down sleeping bag.
- $50 tip to my guide
- $270 for a flight from Kathmandu -> Kuala Lumpur (It as $70 more expensive as I bought my ticket at the check in desk)
As a note, I was offered to do the exact same trekking route for $500 if I joined with another group. However I wanted to do the trek on my own, without the hassle of other people, so I chose to pay the full price of $1,000.
wow, sounds stunning! 8 days sure is quick… no problems with acclimatising then How come you were so quick? Lucky weather or just faster since it was just yourself? Did you not get him to take you other places for the extra 6 days you’d hired him for or does it not work like that?
We were going to be there in September but had to cancel, planning for next Spring now, can’t wait
Will sure be in touch to pick your brains