|It is one of those things that you may dream of but never really
think you will have the opportunity to experience. Well, as I found
out, it is quite possible to enjoy the spectacular views of Everest
and many other magnificent summits with Ramblers Worldwide Holidays.
Below is their description of the holiday - more of an 'Adventure'
than a holiday!
Mount Everest is the highest and probably the
most famous mountain in the world. It makes a staggeringly beautiful
sight close up and to take in the view must rank as one of the top
'must do' things on many people's lists. The Everest trek offers the
chance for Ramblers clients to enjoy the awe inspiring views with
comparatively little effort. We will climb to 4,000m with the summit
of Everest still 5,000m above us! We trek on good paths but have the
choice to get off the tourist routes and sample relatively unspoilt
Sherpa villages and take in some of the many stunning views away
Making this trip in March meant that the evenings and mornings
were very cold with the pipes in some tea houses being frozen. Some
members of the party would disagree with the term 'comparatively
little effort'. This was certainly no 'walk in the park' but the
hardships experienced were certainly more than made up for by the
highlights of the trip. Click on the links below for the details of
each day and sample a selection of photos from the many taken en