Ask an Expert
phone us on 1800 567 2216
9am - 5:30pm Monday - Friday (Eastern time)
Morocco Twin Peaks Challenge: London Hikers UK
"Fantastic trip with wonderful people. We were extremely lucky to be herded by the nicest mountain guide in the region, who walked us up and down both mountains in very steady fashion. A stellar trip. I'm missing mountains already!"
"Very well organised, challenging but very rewarding; fantastic people and a charming guide; thank you!"
"Thanks to wonderful guide Muhammad, Omars, Hassans, and finally to an amazing group of friends which made this experience an unforgettable one by all means!"
"The best group, the best guide, the most fun. Thanks guys. Had an awesome time!"
"What a brilliant experience. A great trek leader and brilliant people to share this adventure with, thanks to to all."
"An unforgettable experience!! Could not have been better. A huge THANKS to everyone involved!!!"
Burn NO wood in our Nepal Eco-Camps
We say NO to burning wood in our eco-camps
[ 70% of Nepal’s forests have fallen in recent decades >> Deforestation causes land slides, localized flooding, brings wildlife in closer to villages and is unsightly ]
At our eco-campsites in the Everest and Annapurna regions we burn dried yak or buffalo dung - a renewable and sustainable fuel source, to heat our dining rooms.
- It is efficient
- It alleviates local pressure on wood resources
- It provides a source of income for local communities
- It produces less environmental pollution
- It provide a safe disposal of animal dung
- It’s cheaper than most modern fuels
For centuries in the Everest region, yak dung has been a traditional means of fuel. Locals from the communities where our eco-campsites are located collect the dung during the dry months of the year. They dry it out in the sun and store it. We purchase the dung from them, further contributing the local economy.
The dining rooms in our eco campsites have chimney stoves installed with ventilating pipes to a flue. These stoves heat the room using the dried yak and buffalo dung. The dung burns cleanly without producing an odour.
We use kerosene or gas for cooking and the wood used to build the dining rooms at each of our eco-campsites is sourced from sustainable forestry in Nepal.