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11 October 2021
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How do I get to Machu Picchu?

The sacred Incan site of Machu Picchu is one of the greatest sights you could ever clap your eyes on. This 15th century citadel is instantly recognisable, and fabled even more for its remoteness. After all, this isn’t a spot you can hop to easily! If you’re wondering: How do I get to Machu Picchu? Then let us help…

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How do you get to Everest Base Camp?

The hike to Everest Base Camp is one of the most beautiful in the world. As you walk through the Khumbu Valley, you pass through charming villages, learn about the Sherpa community and, of course, see some incredible mountains. But how do you get to Everest Base Camp? Where is it, and how long does it take to get there? Let us fill you in…

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Is Everest Base Camp hard?

Every person who has climbed to the summit of Everest on the Nepalese side has hiked the same path to Everest Base Camp. But this fabled route isn’t just for those climbing to the highest point on the planet. The trek to Everest Base Camp is an incredible journey in itself. You’ll see the beautiful Nepal countryside, pass through charming villages and experience the Khumbu Valley in all its glory. But is Everest Base Camp hard? Do you need mountaineering skills? Is the trek only for accomplished mountaineers or trekkers? Let us fill you in…

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How hard is it to get to Everest Base Camp?

While climbing Mount Everest is one of the toughest challenges on the planet, the journey to Everest Base Camp is much more pleasant. The route to Base Camp takes you through the beautiful Khumbu Valley and is one of the most meaningful treks in the world. Plus, with training and preparation, the trek to Everest Base Camp is one which many people can achieve. If you’re wondering: how hard is it to get to Everest Base Camp? This post has the answers…

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How cold is Kilimanjaro?

Think of Tanzania, and you’ll probably think of sun-scorched plains, safari drives and white sand beaches. But on top of the country’s highest mountain, things are a lot chillier! If you’re planning a trek to the ‘Roof of Africa’ but are wondering ‘How cold is Kilimanjaro?’ this post has the answer…

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How much does it cost to hike Machu Picchu?

Featured on many a bucket list, the hike to Machu Picchu is one of the most beautiful expeditions in the world. There are many different ways to get there. Which means there are many different prices! If you’re wondering: How much does it cost to hike Machu Picchu? This post has the information you need…

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How hard is Machu Picchu hike

It’s the expedition that countless people dream of. The hike to Machu Picchu weaves through the incredible scenery of the Andes in Peru, but culminates in the arrival at one of the great wonders of the world. But if you’re not an experienced mountaineer, is it an achievable goal? How fit do you need to be? And how hard is Machu Picchu hike? If you’re wondering the same, here’s the information you need…

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How much to hike Everest Base Camp

The trek to Everest base Camp is one of the most beautiful in the world. And it’s also one of the most evocative, when you consider that everyone who has reached the summit of Everest in Nepal has also walked this path. It’s also a fairly long trip – the Earth’s Edge expedition to Everest Base Camp is 18 days long, including travel. So you’re probably wondering about budget! If you want to know how much to hike Everest Base Camp, keep reading…

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Is Mount Kilimanjaro hard to climb?

Climbing to the top of a mountain is always going to be an accomplishment. But reaching the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro is an amazing feat. It’s also one that is on the bucket list of many people, all around the world. But just how tough is it? Do you need to be an experienced mountaineer? Is Mount Kilimanjaro hard to climb? If you’re thinking about making the trip but wondering if you’re fit enough, here’s a post that may help…

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