elh969United Kingdom Published: Friday, December 22, 2017
EBC Trek - incredible experience
I booked onto the Everest Base Camp Trek with Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition for a trip in September 2017. As a woman travelling alone I was slightly nervous about how the trip would work out, but HST could not have been more friendly, helpful and accommodating. Upon arrival I was taken to my hotel, and the next day I met Ramkrishna at the main office, who talked me through the details of the trek, and answered all my questions. It was made very easy for me. I was in a group of 6 trekkers and we all got on very well and bonded over the days we spent trekking: I made friends for life. Our guide, Narayan, was excellent throughout the trek. He looked after us very well, making sure we were all well every day - through methods such as oxygen and heart rate tests (our favourite part of the day!!). In addition, he was great fun, easy to talk to, and very knowledgeable. I learnt a lot about the mountains, culture and trekking from Narayan! We could not have asked for a better guide! Our additional guide, Gopal, also helped immensely to make us feel looked after, and was always on hand to answer any queries we had, and was very competent and friendly. Our team's porters also did an amazing job and helped make things much easier for us.Reaching Everest Base Camp was an amazing achievement - and I had the best experience of my life with Himalayan Scenery Treks. The trekking was hard but very rewarding: seeing Mt Everest was amazing. Narayan made sure we all acclimatized properly throughout the ascent, and our whole team made it to base camp healthy. Can't thank and reccommend Himalayan Scenery Treks enough. I wish I could do it all over again!