What is the best season for trekking and tour in Nepal? And can I go trekking and tour in the months of June, July and August?
The best seasons for trekking in Nepal are: Winter, spring, summer and autumn. This is the months of, February, March and April and late August through to December. Yes, you can go trekking in the months of June and July. The Dolpa, Upper Mustang and low elevation trekking around Phokara and Kathmandu Valley are better for monsoon season trekking.
What happens if there is an emergency?
If there is an emergency during the trek, your guides will deal with the situation first, they are trained for such incident. In most cases the company will contact your insurance company and the appropriate measures will be taken. The company and your guide will do the up most to ensure your safe return in the rare occasion of such a problem arising.
What is the weather & temperature like?
It’s depending on the season. In the summer time the weather is hot and sunny during the day with occasional storms in the evening. In winter at high elevations the temperature is very cold, but the days are normally bright and sunny. September through to November is ideal for the warm days and cool nights and clear weather.
Are the food / water safe to eat / drink?
During the trek, your guide will advise you on what you should and shouldn’t eat and drink. The food at the places you will be staying is all safe to eat. Water you can buy bottled or bring along purification tablets. Tea houses will also provide boiled and filtered water for you to treat accordingly.
What is altitude sickness?
Altitude sickness means illness occur at higher elevation. In this time your breathing and heart rates increase. Altitude sickness normally happens above 2800m and symptoms consist of headache, dizziness, dehydration and trouble sleeping. To help avoid this illness we recommend you to drink at least 3 liters of water per day, trek slowly and use acclimatization days. Of course our guides will be on hand to give assist and advise you should any problems arise.
What is Teahouse Trekking? And how it is organized?
Tea House trek is trekking using local trekking lodges for accommodation and meals without setting camp on the route. In this trek the company offers a package which includes a guide, porter and accommodation and meals for a fixed rate per day. It is organized by the trekking company. All of our guides have good knowledge of the area you are trekking in and know the best places to stay and eat.
What is Camping trek and how it is organized?
Camping trek is a fully supported trek where you are accommodated in tents. A full support crew provides you with full facilities and all your meals. The Trekking company will organized all of the facilities you will need. The company provides extensive advice about equipment to take and what to expect the team is fun and there is generally a couple of nights experiencing the local songs and dances, when the porters and crew are in the mood.
Is it possible/easy to get equipment on hire?
Yes, it is possible to get the equipment on hire. We can help you to arrange it.
What is the maximum weight allowed on domestic flights?
The maximum weight allowed on domestic flights is 15-20 Kilo grams per person.
What equipment should I bring for trekking?
Equipment list of things you needed to bring: Down jackets, fleece jacket, water proof/ windproof jackets and pants, proper foot wear, sun hat, woolen hat, umbrella, rain poncho. Good sleeping bags, sunglasses, drinking water bottles, torchlight, sun block cream, toiletries, gloves, gaiters, first aid kit.
How many types of trekking can you arrange?
Mainly we can arrange two types of trekking: Teahouse Trekking and Camping / Tented Trekking.
What is Trekking?
Trekking means gentle walking or hiking in the Hilly or Himalayan range observing the local culture, society, religions, tradition, and natural beauty of the region where one is trekking.
Does Trekking Require Physical Effort?
Yes, surely trekking requires physical effort on the part of the trekker. The level of fitness depends on the trek. We recommend all trekkers to have a basic level of fitness. But for trekkers who are physically unable to trek our company will arrange them a pony-trek.
What is best time to visit Nepal?
The Best Season to visit Nepal is February March, April, May, September, October and November.
What else do you offer besides trekking and tour?
Besides Trekking and tour we offer Sightseeing Tour all over the Nepal, Jungle Safari, River Rafting, Peak Climbing, Paragliding, Mountain flight, Special Interest Tour, Bungee Jumping, Mountain Biking, and fully supported treks throughout Nepal and Tibet
Is it possible to trek with the Childs?
We can arrange some soft and scenic hiking trips which can be enjoyed with your kinds.
Can I charge my battery on the trekking?
Of course you can, some popular trekking region has electricity supply; however do not forget to bring spare battery. In some remote region you can not charge battery. We suggest you to bring solar charger for remote areas.
Is there any communication while we are on trekking?
There are telephones in many villages along the popular trekking routes from which you can make international calls.
What type of insurance should I have? Can I get there?
Travel insurance is compulsory for all Clients undertaking any tour. It should provide adequate protection for the full duration of the tour to cover personal injury, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, helicopter evacuation, loss of luggage, etc. if you wish to arrange your travel insurance from our Company; we will arrange travel insurance for you.