4 independent reviews for Everest base camp trek

Reviews for Everest base camp trek

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review 21 Mar 2017

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

All of it!

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Being relatively fit before keeps it enjoyable, we passed a few that had clearly not done walking before and they were finding it harder!

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Yes, all aspects were helping the locals.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

Couldn't rate it more highly, it was fabulous and an experience of a lifetime! Achut ensured everything went smoothly and was brilliant.

review 12 Jun 2012

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

Reaching Everest Base Camp and conquering Thorung La Pass on the Annapurna Circuit!!! In reality however there were many more!!

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Prepare adequately and avoid taking anything more than what you really need.

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Undoubtedly... the locals need tourists badly..... Sadly consumers of the most well known products/brands leave their packaging for all to see..... Finding a balance between short term gain and the maintaining of what makes a place special is very hard to achieve...

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

Excellent... Great local travel agents run by two dedicated brothers who just could not do enough to please, were highly experienced and delivered on their promises. Their guides including partnership with other operators that were also outstanding. People - both locals and fellow adventurers added to the enjoyment and fun..... Beauty of those lovely mountains and trek routes will remain in my memory for ever....

review 22 Aug 2011

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

The most memorable part was the first time I saw Everest- what a site!

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Bring lots of warm clothes & sleeping equipment and water purification (buying water becomes very costly and produces many plastic bottles). It is hard some days but so worth it!

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, and minimized impacts on the environment?

Definitely benefited local people because we stayed with them the entire way but I am not sure how the impact on the environment was minimized.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

It was fantastic! I had a beautiful and relaxing time (even though it was a physical challenge. My guide was knowledgeable and fun and I met some great people along the way!

review 23 Mar 2010

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

Standing at Kalapathar watching the sun rise over the Himalayas.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Be prepared physically, and take your time as the altitude makes it quite tough going.

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, and minimized impacts on the environment?

Yes.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

Excellent!

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