AnneMarie and Andrew

Annemarie and Andrew – Trekking Asia

Altitude: 2,210m Climb: 500m Time: 3hr 30m + 30min tea break Daily Cost: 3,360 rupees ($35/£20.50) Reading our Lonely Planet trekking guide there weren’t any decent lodges and stopovers between Chame and Upper Pisang. So that would result in either a long day of about 8 hours or a short day followed by a shortish day. We weren’t in any rush so we decided we’d stop in Chame after about half a day of walking. Plus...

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Altitude: 1,410m Climb: 800m Time: 5hr 15m + 1hr 30m breaks Daily Cost: 3,630 rupees ($37/£22) We left at 8:15am and walked down into the proper village of Chamje. Still deserted, a ghost town! After Chamje the path lead down to the right to a suspension bridge back over the river to the path on the other side. I can’t see why people would skip this section. The scenery was excellent and varied and most of the walking was not on...

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