Trekking in Nepal – iReporter Udayan Mishra captures trekkers as they walk their final steps to reach Annapurna base camp in Nepal.
Trekking in Nepal – "This photo was taken on a dawn hike up to Kala Patthar, towards the end of a two-week trek from Lukla to Everest Base Camp. It is about minus 30 degrees Celsius without taking into consideration the wind chill. A truly spectacular region - I can't wait to go back," says iReporter Ruth Stewart.
Trekking in Nepal – "Beholding the sunrise taking its time was an amazing experience and was worth all the walk uphill. The Fishtail Mountain, 6,997 meters (22,950 feet) on left, seemed to have been waiting for the first rays of sunshine to fall on it for quite some time," says iReporter Udayan Mishra.
Trekking in Nepal – iReporter Ruth Stewart says her two-week trek to Everest Base Camp was one of the most challenging treks she has ever done.
Trekking in Nepal – iReporter Joseph Orona took this photograph of Mount Everest from a commercial aircraft flying from Lhasa, Tibet, to Kathmandu, Nepal.
Trekking in Nepal – "I first trekked in Nepal in the early 1980s. Without doubt, Himalayan glaciers in Nepal have shrunk dramatically during this period," says iReporter Barry Wenlock.
Trekking in Nepal – "When the first sunlight hit the Himalayas, I was captured by the soft golden color of the first sunrise," says iReporter Duangmon Chaturapitaporn.
Trekking in Nepal – "Don't be discouraged, the Annapurna Circuit is a trail for almost everyone. There are tea houses along the way which offer a clean and simple place to stay and eat. There are even options to hire porters and guides, though for an experienced hiker, we didn't feel it was necessary. This is one of the most amazing treks in the world and we can't wait to go back to do it again!" says iReporter Dean Gakos.
Trekking in Nepal – "Home to the highest monastery in Nepal, the Tengboche Monastery is situated in the Khumjung Valley, Solukhumbu, within the Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park, Nepal. A peaceful, quiet, chilled and serene place, it is also home for Buddhist monks," says iReporter Kuna Rajandran.