Category Archives: NEPAL


Nepal – Kathmandu – 23rd-26th March

For our final few days left in Nepal we spent the majority of our time recuperating after the trek. Once we had our Indian visas in hand there was little else for us to arrange and so we took advantage of a pleasant room at … Read More


Travel tips and tricks – Trekking in Nepal

Below is a list of Notworkrelated ‘Awards’ which we allocated during our trekking adventure, some of them were reached with the aid of our trekking partners Joshua and Amata and were loving called the ‘Rutcoe-Urdan’ awards! Here we go: Best Accommodation/Lodge/Teahouse – Ang Chopka, Jumbessi … Read More


Nepal – Lukla to Kathmandu – 22nd March

Day 21: Flight out of Lukla to Kathmandu Up early and ready for our exhilarating flight leaving the Himalayas behind and arriving back in Kathmandu (after 21 days of hiking) in under 30 minutes! The weather looked favorable and from the window of the Northface … Read More


Nepal – Gokyo to Namche to Lukla – 19th/21st March

Day 18: Gokyo to Mong We were up early and breakfasted by 8am as we wanted to be on our way and get as far as we could in one day on our return to Namche. We felt ready to start heading down and Helen … Read More


Nepal – Gokyo Ri – 18th March

Day 17: Morning hike up to Gokyo Ri 5360m We were up fairly early and opted to have some breakfast before heading up to the peak. Most trekkers leave for the views before sunrise and enjoy the sun rising up over Everest. We had heard … Read More


Nepal – Phortse Tenga to Gokyo – 15th/17th March

Day 14: Phortse Tenga to Dole with a high point of 4084m We had now been on the go for 14 days making our way to Gokyo, 14 days of trekking! This is the longest either of us had hiked with our backpacks from place … Read More


Nepal – Namche to Thame to Phortse Tenga – 12th/14th March

Day 11: Namche to Thame with a high point of 3950m We opted to take a 2 day acclimatisation period by hiking from Namche to Thame which is an elevation gain of around 400m. It is recommended to do this perhaps more so if you’re … Read More


Nepal – Bupsa to Namche – 9th/11th March

Day 6 Bupsa to Chaurikarka with a high point of 2900m By now we were averaging long days to cover the miles on the trek. We really wanted to make it to Namche on our 9th day of trekking and so pushing through to Chaurikarka … Read More


Nepal – Sete to Bupsa – 5th/8th March

Day four and five: Sete to Junbessi (rest day) with a high point at Lamjura La 3530m The upwards slog from Sete continued for a long long time. We knew these past two days of steep uphill trekking was going to be tough but we … Read More


Nepal – Kathmandu to Jiri to Sete – 1st/4th March

Prior to leaving Kathmandu we had arranged to leave one of our bigger bags at Pilgrims Guesthouse and we also took advantage of their free security safes at the desk and hid away our valuables. The return date written on our bag was for around … Read More


Nepal – Kathmandu – 27th/29th Feb

There was some misunderstanding between us and Pilgrim’s Guesthouse in Kathmandu; we’d tried to book a room but didn’t have any response and so when we arrived at the airport we decided we would head there first of all to see if they had any … Read More