To Trek or Not to Trek in Nepal Again is the Question!

by Mridula on January 24, 2013

in Canon D550,Nepal,Photography

Last May I trekked (stumbled is the more accurate word though) up to the Everest Base Camp in Nepal. And it has been the trek of my lifetime. And Nepal captured my heart completely. So it is not that I do not wish to trek in Nepal again. But this year my teaching schedule is not coinciding with the trekking season in Nepal. Actually it is not so much of teaching but a training program we are going through, it is going on till June.

Pheriche, Everest Base Camp Trek, Nepal

Pheriche, Everest Base Camp Trek, Nepal

There is a window in May but if I trek in May it means I have to complete all my work much more in advance. If I push it to June I wonder if the monsoons will set in and I am not much of a monsoon trekker. Also not sure which trek to attempt, Langtang, Annapurna Circuit or Annapurna Base Camp. I think I will take the easiest one this time, EBC was super difficult for me.

The other option is to take it lazy and trek in Spiti or Ladakh again in June/July with much less work pressure.

Still another thought is that I should just book the tickets to Nepal and rest everything will fall in place! Maybe it is time to start talking to the good folks at Above the Himalayas and see what they have to offer.

What do you say? Shall I be lazy or shall I work very hard and finish ahead of schedule and be rewarded by trekking in Nepal again?

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AC Sherpa January 28, 2013 at 8:25 pm

Hi Mridula!

Nice that you went Everest Base Camp Trek Last year and glad to know that you are planning trekking in Nepal this year. Many of tourist, once who visited Nepal like to visit again, and they do it. So, you should do trekking.

If you do not finish your work, you still can go trek in Nepal in monsoon. In monsoon, Upper Mustang Trek is great option.

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Anubhav Roy January 25, 2013 at 1:50 pm

Now this is a difficult situation you are in..
I’l recommend you to book the tickets to Nepal and hope everything will fall in place… I know you will have to work hard for it but you will be rewarded well.

But I also agree with Meenakshi and Maliny – follow your heart.
I found your page through Indiamike.. you are doing a great job, keep it up!!
Are you on G+?

Anubhav Roy
http://www.rishikeshriverrafting.com

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Meenakshi Malhotra January 25, 2013 at 1:17 pm

fascinating capture! Follow your heart, Mridula, It will give yo the right advice.

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Meena Menon January 25, 2013 at 10:53 am

Ladakh! Simply cause its on my wish list for sometime n i will atleast get to see a virtual tour tour of it via ur pages then :)

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maliny January 25, 2013 at 10:06 am

go trek your heart out ! ;) . . spectacular snap that was !

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Nisha January 24, 2013 at 10:23 pm

Go to Nepal. Book your tickets & look forward to.
EBC has set a benchmark for you. :)

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Tushar January 24, 2013 at 10:17 pm

Travel Trek Write. Best Wishes !!

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Vishal Rathod January 24, 2013 at 9:22 pm

You had been to EBC. So at least try little less difficult this time . But please Trek. Nice capture. Thanks for sharing

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arumugameaswar January 24, 2013 at 9:00 pm

Lovely capture. Nice text.

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R.Ramakrishnan January 24, 2013 at 7:35 pm

Oh. I was in fact thinking of coming along for the Himalayan Base Camp Trek this year along with you !

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Niranjan January 24, 2013 at 6:58 pm

No second thoughts. Trek Trek Trek!

http://www.rajniranjandas.blogspot.in

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Anuradha Shankar January 24, 2013 at 6:06 pm

it must be so tempting to leave aside everything and rush to Nepal! any of those treks sounds interesting, and honestly, i would love reading about any and all of them, no matter when u go! but booking tickets will certainly help, since there will be an added pressure, and u will surely finish all your work much faster!

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ladyfi January 24, 2013 at 5:12 pm

Work hard and trek again! Yes.

Lovely shot.

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