Expedition Equipment List

Foot Wear Kailas / Lasportiva / Millet (Summit Shoe) Normal Socks (5-6 Pairs) Summit Socks (2 Pairs) Trekking Shoes (1 Pair) Camp Booties (1 Pair) Basecamp Slipper (1 Pair) Upper Body Light Weight Top / Thermo Coat (2-3 Layers) Mid Weight Top (2-3 Layers) Heavy Weight Top (2 Layers) Fleece Jacket (1) Gore Text Jacket […]

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Trekking Equipment List

General All season sleeping bag and down Jacket (we can provide if you need it,  but has to be returned after the trek) Duffle bag ( Sherpa Expedition & Trekking provide duffle bag during the trek but has to be returned after the trek) A wind and waterproof thin layered jacket (a must-have for morning […]

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Hiking Over 50 : 12 Things to Know Before Your First Trek

Enough can’t be said about the benefits of walking. It increases your heart and lung fitness, decreases the risk of heart attack and stroke, makes your bones stronger, and gives you better balance. The list goes on and on.  Now, add a little scenery to that walk — mountain streams, breathtaking vistas, sparkling waterfalls — […]

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Indonesia’s controversial ‘Jurassic Park’ project going ahead in Komodo National Park

on an Indonesian tourism project dubbed “Jurassic Park” on social media will continue, the southeast Asian country’s Environment Ministry said on August 5, despite UNESCO warnings the plans could have a negative environmental impact. Work on a series of tourism projects in Indonesia’s Komodo National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, began last year, sparking concerns about threats […]

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9 Iconic Traditional Houses to Explore in Indonesia

Indonesia is an expansive archipelago composed of more than 300 ethnic groups living side by side. Each ethnic group holds a differing culture with a unique set of beliefs, knowledge, arts, laws, and customs. These cultures are reflected through everything in their life, from their identity, cultural performances, crafts, to how they envision their ideal […]

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Everest Base Camp in Nepal versus K2 Base Camp in Pakistan

Comparing Everest and K2 Treks We find that many people get in contact with us with the goal of trekking to both Everest Base Camp and K2 Base Camp. Mount Everest in Nepal is the highest mountain in the world at 8,848m and K2 in Pakistan is the second highest at 8,611m. On the surface […]

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Mountaineering in Nepal

With eight of the world’s highest mountains in the country, Nepal is a mountaineer’s paradise. The ultimate glory of mountaineering is reaching the summit of Mt. Everest, but there are other technical challenges like Lhose beside it or you can take on any of the other 326 climbing peaks that are waiting for you! The […]

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Which Nepal trek Annapurna or Everest?

Should you do EBC or ABC? In Nepal adventure parlance, that means a choice between trekking to Everest Base Camp (EBC) or Annapurna Base Camp (ABC). So which hike should you go for? Having done both, here’s my take on the pros and cons, and similarities and differences between both treks. Duration If you are […]

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