AnneMarie and Andrew

Annemarie and Andrew – Trekking Asia

Altitude: 2,520m Climb: Descent: 1,330m Time: 6hr 30m + 1hr 30m breaks Daily Cost: 4,300 rupees ($44/£26) This was planned to be a long grind of a day. There was nothing of interest marked in the guide book. We knew that dropping in altitude the haze would be back and obscure the views and the temperature was going to rise to make this a hot day. We left the lodge at 8:30am and walked through Kalopani on the road. Just after the...

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Altitude: 2,650m Climb: Descent: 130m Time: 6hr Daily Cost: 4,380 rupees ($45/£27) We left Marpha on the road, but after about 10 minutes we crossed a bridge onto the other side of the river. From here we skirted the edge of a pine forest. Sometimes the path would be down in the riverbed, then we’d go up the hillside a little into the forest, then back down by the river. The riverbed around here is probably half a mile wide and...

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