Photographer and traveller Peter West Carey shares his tips to help combat altitude sickness when climbing the Himalayas and other super-high places.
Take in stunning Himalayan views, experience high passes and prayer flags, stay in teahouse lodges and tiny hamlets, meet Sherpa herders along the trek, explore rhododendron forests and hot springs.
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On this incredible trekking adventure, spend 13 challenging days traversing rhododendron forests, isolated hamlets, and mountain villages. For six to seven hours a day, follow the trails of this challenging circuit on and around one of the world’s highest mountains while encountering temples, monasteries, and breathtaking landscapes. Led by expert guides and assisted by support staff throughout, you’ll be greeted by locals who offer a fascinating glimpse of traditional rural life and majestic views few rarely experience.
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Arrive in Kathmandu at any time.
Go on a short trek to Jagat. Take in the beautiful hot springs along the way.
Begin 11 days of challenging trekking in one of the highest mountain ranges on Earth. Experience stunning Alpine pastures, forests of rhododendron, temples, rural villages and local people, waterfalls, glaciers, and some of the most spectacular mountain scenery known to man.
Trek from Bagarchhap to Chame (2,670m, 8,760ft).
Trek from Chame to Pisang (3,300m,10,827ft).
Trek from Pisang to Manang (3,540m, 11,614ft).
Enjoy a rest day at Manang.
Trek from Manang to Yak Kharta (4,018m, 13,182ft).
Trek from Yak Kharka to Phedi (4,450m, 14,600ft).
Trek from Phedi to Muktinath (3,800m, 12,467ft).
Enjoy a rest day to explore Muktinath
Drive from Muktinath to Kalopani (2,530m, 8,301ft).
Drive from Kalopani to Tatopani (1,160m, 3,806ft).
Trek from Tatopani to Sikha (3,108m, 10,197ft).
Trek from Sikha to Ghorepani (2,785m, 9,137ft).
Enjoy a day to relax in Pokhara.
Return to Kathmandu.
Depart at any time.
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