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Trekking in Patagonia 2020 – Argentina & Chile

27-09-2019

If Patagonia is not one your trekking bucket list, you may have missed the pictures of turquoise lakes, snow-powdered peaks, and the most dramatic glaciers. Indeed, when talking about trekking in Patagonia, we are not referring to a famous...

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Annapurna Circuit Trek – Tips, Map, Cost and More

09-08-2019

The Annapurna Circuit is one of the most legendary trekking routes in the world and although some of the route is tarred these days, it still attracts thousands of trekking enthusiasts every year. In terms of numbers, it is the third most p...

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Inca Trail 2020 – Machu Picchu – Price, Permits and Alternative Inca Trail

31-05-2019

Do you want to do the Inca Trail in 2020? Permits for the Inca Trail sell out like hotcakes and if you want to reach Machu Picchu in 2020, you better start planning your travels to Peru. Continue reading and find out how you can finally ma...

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Salkantay Trek – All You Need To Know

29-05-2019

The Salkantay Trek is for the purists, for those who know that there is more than the Classic Inca Trail or the Short Inca Trail. If you are doing the Salkantay Trek then you know that the Incas created more beautiful trails and there are m...

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Mount Rinjani Trekking 2020/2021 – Your Options

23-05-2019

Mount Rinjani trekking. Unlike late 2018 and early 2019, it is possible to go trekking on Mount Rinjani again. As of July 2019, you can go trekking to the Crater Rim and there is even a possibility to get really close to the Summit of Mount...

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Climbing Mount Toubkal – 10 Tips to Summit

21-05-2019

Sore knees, a smile, the view from the top. As trekking experts we visited our partners in Morocco and there we couldn't let a climb of the highest mountain of North Africa go by. Here are our best tips for climbing Mount Toubkal!   Tip 1...

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Trekking in Nepal – All You Need To Know

17-05-2019

 Want to go trekking in Nepal? Namaste! A world of high peaks, endless trails and plenty of trekking options is awaiting you. When you first thought of trekking in Nepal, you probably imagined yourself hiking up the steep slopes of Mount...

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Kathmandu Airport Maintenance April 2019 – Lukla Flights

01-05-2019

In April 2019 there will be disruptions to international and domestic flights at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), the main airport serving Kathmandu and the rest of Nepal. Reason for the interruptions is long due maintenance of the r...

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Trekking in the Atlas Mountains in Morocco

12-04-2019

Are you thinking of trekking in Morocco? Well, why wouldn’t you? Morocco is a varied and rich country. This country is famous for its culture, its people, its food, and most important to us: its geography. From the Atlas mountains to the...

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Short Mount Everest Region Treks – 5 to 10 Days Trekking

28-03-2019

Finally, you can make your dreams come through and set off to the Everest Region in Nepal to do some proper trekking in the Himalayas. What a great opportunity to go to Everest Base Camp and beyond. Yes, it is, but you just found out that m...

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Climb Kilimanjaro in 2020/2021 - All You Need To Know

28-03-2019

Has the Kili bug bit you and do you now want to climb Kilimanjaro? We know exactly how it feels. It’s a yearning for the Roof of Africa. An unstoppable hunger for conquering Uhuru Peak and a craving for the raw adventure that a Kilima...

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Inspirational Hiking & Trekking Quotes to Keep Going

22-03-2019

We don't need a lot of inspiration to venture out into the mountains for our next trekking expedition but sometimes we do need an inspirational quote to keep us going. The mountains have attracted people ever since there were cavemen and ma...

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How to Get to Cusco for the Inca Trail

22-03-2019

If you are looking to go trekking in Peru or if you want to tackle the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu you are bound to end up in Cusco, the Peruvian center of trekking. From Cusco, you don’t only have access to doing the Classic Inca Trail, t...

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Everest Base Camp Trek 2020 - How To Do It Right

20-03-2019

If you want to do the Everest Base Camp Trek  in Nepal right, you do it in 12 days. With a rest day in Namche Bazaar and an acclimatization hike to Chhukung Valley, you are most likely to beat the symptoms of altitude mountain sickness...

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Where to Stay in Marrakech – Before & After Toubkal

20-03-2019

If you are looking to climb Mount Toubkal, your starting base will likely be the bustling city of Marrakech. Your tickets are booked, your beach holiday on the coast is taken care of and you have broken in your hiking boots. All you are loo...

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Where To Stay in Moshi – Before & After Kilimanjaro

13-03-2019

You are ready to climb Kilimanjaro. You have chosen your climbing route, you have booked your flights, you have done your homework with regards to the climate zones on the mountain and have packed accordingly and, finally, you are bringing...

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Best Season for Trekking in Sapa Vietnam

07-03-2019

A visit to Vietnam is not complete without a stop in the beautiful Sapa (Sa Pa) district of the Lao Cai Province. Sapa is home to the 3,143 meters high Mount Fansipan, dubbed the roof of Indochina. Because of the altitude and the geographic...

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Kathmandu Airport Maintenance April 2019 – Lukla Flights

27-02-2019

In April 2019 there will be disruptions to international and domestic flights at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), the main airport serving Kathmandu and the rest of Nepal. Reason for the interruptions is long due maintenance of the r...

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These 5 Inca Trail Alternatives are Secretly Better

19-02-2019

The Classic Inca Trail and the Royal Inca Trail both like to play hard to get. It doesn’t matter how soon you make up your mind and book one these two beautiful treks, you are always prone to missing out on the last permits. You don’t w...

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Climbing Kilimanjaro with Bookatrekking.com

07-01-2019

Climbing Kilimanjaro. It was an idea that Remco Kuilman and his father had and carried out in June 2018. They left for Tanzania and reached Uhuru Peak via the fantastic Lemosho Route, the highest point of Mount Kilimanjaro, the Roof of Afri...

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Where to Stay in Kathmandu – Before and After your Trekking

18-12-2018

When planning your trekking in Nepal, whether it be the Annapurna or the Everest Region, you are likely to touch ground in Kathmandu first and last. Whether you seek comfort or the most affordable option, in Kathmandu you can always fi...

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How Much Does Climbing Kilimanjaro Cost?

11-12-2018

Climbing Kilimanjaro is the experience of a lifetime that tops bucket lists of people from all over the world. So here you are: You are thinking of climbing Kilimanjaro and you wondering about the price tag of it all. Let’s break the ice...

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Mount Kilimanjaro Park Fees 2020/2021

11-12-2018

Why is climbing Kilimanjaro so expensive? If you ended up here after reading our blog post about the cost of climbing Kilimanjaro, then you know that most of the price tag of your Kilimanjaro ascent goes straight to the compulsory fees of K...

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Permits for Inca Trail 2019 – How and what if?

04-12-2018

Imagine a few thousand people queueing up on the Inca Trail. Every little natural obstacle becomes a traffic jam, the whole trail is littered and there is zero space for personal hygiene. Got it? That sums up the situation on the Inca Trai...

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Kilimanjaro Tipping Ceremony – How Much Should I Tip Porters?

27-11-2018

You are researching options for climbing Kilimanjaro and every now and then you read something about tipping porters. You are surprised. Why is it expected to tip porters? You are paying a large sum for your flights, you expect to pay a fai...

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How to Get to Torres del Paine in Patagonia

20-11-2018

You want to do the W-Trek or the O-Trek in Torres del Paine National Park, but the whole transport situation seems a bit overwhelming. Is it though? We get a lot of similar questions about flights, buses, and catamarans and therefore decide...

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Our Favourite Songs for Trekking and Hiking

13-11-2018

You can just listen to the sounds of nature while trekking or hiking, but there may be a moment that you could do with some extra motivation. A song that helps you to move your legs as you are on your way to let’s say the top of Kilimanja...

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Top 8 Health Benefits of Trekking and Hiking

09-11-2018

Being in the mountains tagging remote peaks while carrying a backpack filled with all the basics you need. It sounds like a great experience but is there more to it other than enjoying beautiful views and snapping great photos? Of course! G...

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6-Year-Old Youngest to Summit Kilimanjaro

08-11-2018

You are never too young to dream big. So why not climb Mount Kilimanjaro? Coaltan Tanner, a 6-year-old young man from Albuquerque New Mexico took this statement to the extreme when he summited Mount Kilimanjaro last September. In the proces...

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Getting Fit for Trekking in Patagonia

26-10-2018

How do you get fit for trekking adventures in Patagonia? It is a question we and our operators often get. You have done your research, watched some videos and seen tons of photos, but that still doesn’t give you an idea of the intensity o...

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The Ultimate Patagonia Trekking Packing List

26-10-2018

The Ultimate Patagonia Trekking Packing List What to bring while trekking in Patagonia? If you have ever been exposed to the elements while out in the mountains, then you know that the right gear and equipment is essential. When you want t...

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Kilimanjaro Climbing Routes Overview and Maps

24-09-2018

Mount Kilimanjaro attracts more than 50,000 trekkers a year, making it more popular than Mount Everest and Mount McKinley. At Bookatrekking.com you can book the most popular routes like the Machame and the Marangu Route, but also the more c...

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Rongai Itinerary and Route Map

24-09-2018

Do you want to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in the rainy season? Choose the Rongai Route. The north side of Kili sees less rainfall and is, therefore, the first choice outside peak season. Do you want to enjoy the Kilimanjaro in relative peace?...

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Northern Circuit Itinerary and Route Map

24-09-2018

The Northern Circuit Route is one of the best routes on the Kilimanjaro. It is highly praised by operators, guides and hikers for its ideal conditions and high success rate. The Northern Circuit Route, the Northern Circuit, is the longest r...

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Marangu Route Itinerary and Map

24-09-2018

Is the Marangu Route sponsored by that famous soft drink brand? No. It is the nickname for the Kilimanjaro route that is also known as the Tourist Route. This is not because there are no tourists on the other routes, but because the route i...

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Machame Route – How To Climb Kilimanjaro

24-09-2018

The Machame Route on Kilimanjaro is the chosen route for more than half of the people who want to make their way up to Uhuru Peak, the Roof of Africa. Good on them, because the Machame Route is indeed one of the better ones compared to othe...

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Lemosho Route – How To Climb Kilimanjaro

24-09-2018

The Lemosho Route is our favourite Kilimanjaro climbing route and that makes writing this blog post an absolute joy. Why wouldn’t the Lemosho be our favourite route? It is most definitely the most scenic and diverse one, it has one of...

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Getting Fit for Trekking in Nepal

09-08-2018

How do you get fit for trekking adventures in Nepal? It is a question we and our operators often get. You have done your research, watched some videos and seen tons of photos, but that still doesn’t give you an idea of the intensity of a...

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Best Season for Climbing Kilimanjaro

06-08-2018

You want to climb Kilimanjaro and you are wondering when would be the best time to do so. Let’s start with the good news: You can basically climb Kilimanjaro all year round. And the other news? It’s hard to read the weather on the mount...

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Climate Zones of Kilimanjaro

06-08-2018

Climbing to Uhuru Peak, the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro is a fantastic experience. The landscape and the temperatures are as diverse as the cultures you come across on the African continent. When trekking, you cover about 5.000 meters of al...

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Ultimate Packing List for Trekking Kilimanjaro

06-08-2018

You are finally going trekking on Mount Kilimanjaro. Whether you have already booked your Kilimanjaro trekking adventure, or you are still looking: There will come a time that you have to think about what to bring to the world’s tallest f...

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Trekkers stuck on Mount Rinjani after Earthquake

30-07-2018

Mount Rinjani, a volcano on the Indonesian island Lombok, was hit by an earthquake last Sunday. At least 14 people were killed on the island. Hundreds of people were injured and many buildings were damaged. The earthquake had a magnitude of...

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Useful Swahili Phrases for Kilimanjaro

25-07-2018

Jambo! Whether you have already booked your trekking or not, you are probably building up your excitement by reading all sorts of things about your upcoming adventure to Kilimanjaro. Language is one of the things that can initially keep us...

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Prevent Altitude Sickness while Trekking in Nepal

25-07-2018

Altitude sickness, mountain sickness or AMS. You don’t want to experience it while trekking in Nepal. For years you have dreamt of your upcoming adventure to Everest Base Camp, Annapurna, the Dolpo region or the Manaslu Circuit. It doesn...

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Best Time for Trekking in Nepal Himalayas

25-07-2018

The best time for trekking in Nepal? In the Himalayas, the mountains dictate the weather. Forecasts are hard to make when giants like Mount Everest, Manaslu, Lhotse, and Annapurna are in the way of changing weather patterns. Regardless of t...

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The Ultimate Nepal Trekking Packing List

25-07-2018

The Ultimate Nepal Trekking Packing List What to bring while trekking in the Nepal Himalayas? If you have ever been exposed to the elements while out in the mountains, then you know that the right gear and equipment is essential. When you...

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Staying in Tea Houses while Trekking in Nepal.

25-07-2018

You are preparing yourself for your trekking adventure in Nepal, and you keep seeing tea houses being mentioned. From your Annapurna or Everest itinerary, you understand that you will be spending the night in these tea houses. Do they only...

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What happens once I have made my booking?
Once your booking is made, we get your trekking confirmed by your trekking agency. You will then get a confirmation e-mail with all the details of your trekking and the contact details of your trekking company.
Can I change my booking?
You can change your reservation by contacting your trekking company directly and agree upon a new starting date. The same goes for changing your trekking. If this leads to a price difference, it is important to contact us as well.
How do you go about cancellation?
You wish you didn’t have to, but there is no other way: You find yourself having to cancel your plans. In this case, you lose your 15% deposit. Please do let us know if you cannot make it. A no-show can be a small disaster for your trekking provider, who did its best to block your dates.

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