Gokyo-KalaPattar and Everest Base Camp trek

Posted May 4th, 2012 under Company News, Trip Report,

Explore Himalaya had recently organized a Spring trek to ‘Gokyo, Kala Patthar & Everest Base Camp ‘ for Dana Marie Evans and Collin Pinto from Canada.  With our experienced and knowledgeable guide, they accomplished their trek without any hitch.

In the clear morning of 17th April’12 they flew from Kathmandu to Lukla in order to start their trek. They stopped to Namche, Dole and Machermo before reaching to Gokyo. In Gokyo, they ascent the Gokyo Ri- 5483 which provided the finest view of the massive mountains of Nepal. They crossed the pass of Cho la on the way to Everest Base Camp. They successfully climbed Kala Patter, the popular view point of Everest and visited the base camp of Everest, their main destination

They were thankful to the guide for making everything comfortable and Explore Himalaya for arranging everything perfectly

Eastern Regional Tourism Fair 2012

Posted Mar 25th, 2012 under Tourism News,

A three day tourism fair was organized recently in Biratnagar to promote places of tourist interest and home stay in eastern Nepal. Promoted as Eastern Regional Tourism Fair 2012 , the fair was inaugurated by Minister for Tourism and Civil Aviation Lokendra Bista Magar on 22nd March, 2012. Eastern Nepal is made up of high  mountains : Kanchenjunga and Everest, tea growing belt and the low lying  Terai area. Though the high mountain villages in Everest Region have largely benefitted  from tourism, the same cannot be said about the other areas. The fair sought to promote those hidden places having potential to become popular tourism destinations.

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TAAN to operate shelters for trekking staff

Posted Mar 20th, 2012 under Trekking & Hiking,

TAAN (Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal) will be operating two porter shelters at high altitude trekking points of Dingboche and Zongla in Everest Region. The shelters will have subsidized canteens where trekking support staff  enjoy a meal and accommodation for NRS 150 only. Trekking staff have to pay as much as NRS 300 per meal at regular tea houses. TAAN is planning to open other 20 such shelters at different trekking points in Everest, Annapurna, Nar Phu regions.

First woman climber from India’s 7 North-eastern States climbs Everest

Posted May 11th, 2011 under Climbing & Expeditions, Company News,

Tine Mena, 25-year-old woman climber from India’s Arunachal Pradesh state has become the first Indian to peak Mount Everest this spring, as well as the first woman climber from India’s 7 northeastern states.

Tine Mena, who comes from Roing, a remote village in the Indian state, reached the peak of Everest on 9th May 2011 at 11 a.m. According to our Executive Manager Nabin Trital, the news of her ascent was only confirmed today due to poor weather and communication. Explore Himalaya organized Tine Mena’s Everest expedition.
Tine- Everest summitteer

Tine- Everest summitteer

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Congratulations to Tine Mena on the achievement!

Gokyo , Kala Patthar & Everest Base Camp Trek

Posted Apr 3rd, 2011 under Company News, Trekking & Hiking, Trip Report,

Explore Himalaya had recently organized a Spring trek to Gokyo , Kala Patthar & Everest Base Camp for Mariko Kawabata & Yukako Sato from Japan and their Nepalese friend Sushil Koirala. With our experienced and knowledgeable guide Lamababu guiding them through the rough Everest trail, the trio completed their trek without a hitch. According to Mariko & Yukako the supportive crew made their adventure a truly ‘once-in-a-lifetime experience’. Here’s what they had to say:

Thanks to Lambabu and his excellent professionalism, we have completed our trekking trip as per the plan. We would like to express our sincere gratitude for choosing Lambabu as our guide.
Lambabu has been the best guide we could ever dream of having – his organizational skills and knowledge of the region were beyond reproach. He was always polite, honest, and so pleasant. We really enjoyed his company, as well as the two crews – who were also as pleasant and helpful as Lambabu. Lambabu chose the best porters/assistants as we could imagine of having, and the way he dealt with them were also very nice and we really liked it. It is also worth noting that he paid attention to our health throughout the trek, and despite the fact that two of us got mild altitude sickness, with his advice and timely medication, we all managed to trek in good health and spirits. Lambabu was also attentive to our demands – such as the need for decent toilets and accomodation. We are sure that it was not always easy.
All in all, we are all very happy about the trekking trip we had – it was once in a life-time experience for sure. Thank you so much for organizing this trip for us!
We hope to go for another trekking trip in future with your company, and hopefully once again with Lambabu and his crews.
Thank you again & best regards,
Mariko and Yukako

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