Donna Coburn Lannone United States
I trekked to Everest Base Camp and Rajendra Neupane was my guide. I did a lot of research prior to my trip to make sure I found the right guide and I was so lucky to get Raj. My trip started off with my friend deciding she could not get on the flight to Lukla. I was immediately on my own with this young man I just met. I was a bit nervous about doing this trek alone and Raj made sure was I always taken care of. It was a bit daunting to be halfway around the world by myself with a strange person you are now trusting to get you through the trek. Raj did an amazing job. I was a 50-year-old woman and had never done anything quite like this. It had been a dream to see Everest. Every step of the way Raj was encouraging and made sure I was okay. He took his time with me and help me reach my dream of seeing Everest. I was thinking this poor young man stuck with this old lady yet it was always by my side. He checked on me at night made sure I was eating and drinking properly. We got to Gorak Shep and I developed health issues and we had to immediately go back down he was very compassionate and never seem upset with me. I would highly recommend Raj to anyone wanting to trek to Everest Base Camp.