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We, team size of 7 members, are planning to do the trek at Annapurna Circuit on 8th Dec, 2016. Here is our Itinerary:

Day 1: Dhaka - Kathmandu - Dumre (Bus)
Day 2: Dumre - Besisahar - Chame (Jeep)
Day 3: Chame - Upper Pisang
Day 4: Upper Pisang - Manang
Day 5: Rest day at Manang
Day 6: Manang - Tilicho Base Camp
Day 7: TBC - Tilicho Lake - Sree Kharka
Day 8: Sree Kharka - Thorong Pedi
Day 9: Thorong Pedi - High Camp - Thorong La Pass - Muktinath - Jharkot
Day 10: Jharkot - Kagbeni - Jomsom
Day 11: Jomsom…

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I was in Nepal 2 years ago, but couldn’t trek because I was sick from a bug that I'd picked up in India. I'm going again in April and really want to trek on this trip – and my interests are more related to culture, seeing village life and beautiful scenery rather than cresting a peak or visiting a base camp. I am 66, my travel partner is 69, and we’re both fit and accustomed to hiking (southern Arizona style, not the Himalayas). We have up to 9 days available, though we could do less – to be…

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Air bed

I fly to Katmandu tomorrow and didnt know till last night the beds are rock hard where I am staying in a village. is it possible to buy in Ktm. i am a bit too old for no comfort at all. Any assistance you can give would be much appreciated
Rosemarie

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Hi guys,

I'll be leaving for Nepal within a week and, over the course of a month and a half, I am looking to do both a trek and a 10-day Vipassana mediation course. An inconvenient combination as it involves going from a state of physical inactivity to physical exertion or the other way around. Both are physically quite demanding and I expect that going from one to the other will cause some problems, even if I take some days in between. Last year I did the Annapurna Circuit trek, without any…

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Namaste bodies,
I'm heading back to Nepal on March,It's my second time.
I led a team to EBC and Gokyo two years ago and hope to led another group to Makalu BC and Makalu advanced base camp as well.
my itinerary is:

Day 1 Night bus Kathmandu Hille
Day2 jeep to Khandbari,
Day 3 morning jeep to Num and start of the Makalu BC trek after early lunch to Seduwa
Day 4 to Tashigaon
Day 5 to Kongma
Day 6 : to Dobate via Ghuguru/Tutu La (4050 M), Shipton La (4216 M) and Keke La (4150 M)
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Hi there,

My husband and I are planning on doing a trek in the annapurna region, starting on 8th October. We have to be back in Kathmandu on the 20th October so are looking a maximum duration of 12 days.

We have found an agency in Thamel who will do us an Annapurna Circuit package for USD 480 if we can find another 2 people to join us. This includes all ground transportation (including from Ktm and back), accommodation, permit, TIMs, food, guide and porter. It excludes drinks, personal travel…

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I am planning to do this trek most likely in May 2017 otherwise October 2017. This will be a month long expedition. I am also looking for advice on the technical challenges when crossing Sherpani and West col. I came across some thread that Sherpani and West col are not too technical passes in comparison to the Amphu Lapcha pass and could be graded at pd-. Whereas crossing the Amphu Lapcha pass from Makalu region to the Everest is a very technical hard climb. How true is this?

I have experience…

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I am arriving to Kathmandu airport at 12-30 by Biman and would like to go to Pokhara at 15-40 by Yeti.
Are 3 hours enough to get visa on arrival and check in to the next flight?
Do I need to confirm the ticket or do anything with my Yeti flight in advance?

Thanks!

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Hi there, is the rolwaling region open for treks? I would like to go there in december/january. Wouldn't mind to give a hand to the community if needed, besides trekking.Cold temp is not a problem, thank you.