Q.1. What is a Trek?

Trekking  is an outdoor walking activity with day-pack covers more than a day which starts two way by road head or fly into a remote mountain airstrip, a large part of it will be in the Middle Hilly area walking with guide, porters in a group. Accommodation are  based on tea house and camping trek. Trekking trails are developed and convenient that past villages, forests and across rivers and mountain and views of panoramic  are always there. It is easily to trek on any trail with unassisted rope or mountaineering skills.  Trekking in Nepal is a paradise spread varies region in the east, central, west and far west where three types of trail developed are easy, medium and hard. The trekking tails past from 800m to 5500m high passes.

Q.2. Who can do trekking in Nepal

A person who is mentally and physically fit and enjoy walking suit for trekking. Below 3000m and short trek is better for all ages. All treks are graded. Like easy, moderate and challenging or difficult. It is up to you can choose the trekking routes and directions of your walking experience

Q.3. When is the best time to go to trek?

The weather in Nepal is probably the best from September, October and November though sometimes it does not happen so for a few days. The monsoon will have just ended in August. The main festivals of Dashain and Tihar Hindu main festivals fall during these months. This season is also the busiest tourist season, trekking trails and lodges are crowded in especially in Everest, Annapurna and Langtang trek route. After November the number of tourists is less due to the winter but significantly it catches up once again between mid-February and mid-April are the spring trekking good time to trek in Nepal. From June monsoon starts and ends in August

Q.4. What sort of clothing should I bring with me?

Regarding clothing, it depends on time and place. Dry fast and easy to wash cotton can be a good choice year-round in the Kathmandu valley. It is recommended that between October to February, down jackets or similar other warm outfits are necessary. From March April and  May, light clothing such as short and long-sleeved shirts are recommended for Kathmandu, Pokhara and as well as other towns above 3000m warm jacket, woolen sweater are recommended in the evening and morning it used to get cold. Comfortable and footwear sandals are essential to exchange your shoes when you reach the lodge and take off the shoes.

Q.5. Are there ATMS in head trailed?

Big cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara have ATM just at the side of the banks which accept ATM cards. Trekking head trailed in Lukla Namache and Jomsom have ATM but sometimes those machines do not accept foreign cards and throw out it. We advise you to exchange the money and carry enough for your trekking personal expenses you get foreign exchange currency in the lodges and hotels but the rate is not fair.

Q.6. Is it safe to trek alone?

It is safe to trek in popular trekking route even though it is better to join with another group. You get on the way. If you are in a group they help you incase you are in needed or something occurs for you. But alone to trek makes you all the time worry and uncomfortable whole of your trek to know the country people day to day destination and lodge and rooms so on arrangement take away your interest of trekking. It causes you tire, fatigue and unusual busy instead of to have a rest and enjoyment of the trek.

Q.7. Should I hire a porter and/or a guide?

The best way of a trek to hire guide and porter to really trek in Nepal. To know the trail, people, nature and carrying your backpack such as they are heavy to carry with. Sometimes it is a communication problem with people about your interest and quirkily.

Q.8. Do I need a trekking permit?

Such as the Everest, the Annapurna, and the Langtang to trek requires trekking permit.  Trekking permits are issued by the Department of Immigration Office in Kathmandu and Pokhara to get it your visa, photocopy of your passport, trekking fee, and two passport-sized pictures are needed. Remember that your particular trekking permit route is not allowed in another trekking route to visit

Q.9. What else should I bring along in a trek?

Before heading to a trek the clients must have good equipment for this, you buy them in Kathmandu or bring from your home. The books and electronics books are easily found in Kathmandu but you will be busy to select them. Also bring along a pocket knife, sunscreen, sunglasses, photographic equipment, binoculars, a compass, a good watch with possibly an altimeter, and a small solar panel which is hung on your bag to charge your mobile and camera so you can customize expenses by charging and paying high charge coast due to the lack of electricity.

Q.10. How to get safe drinking water on the trek?

On camping trek, our staff will boil and provide you every day according to you need. On teahouse trek, the clients himself/ herself able to buy safe water and hot water. We recommend you to bring water purification tablets or related to water purification electronic devices so on the trail place to place the streams safe water is found.

Q.11. What do I do in case of emergency?

While you in trekking holiday in far remote away from transport connection health problems general or emergency. A guide helps you how to handle out from this urgent situation.  You may have to be carried to the nearest health or Annapurna circuit and Everest trek has Himalaya Rescue Association where foreign medics check up you treat the patients. The health condition goes on worse and worse than immediately as fast as possible helicopter rescue must be done.

Q.12. What type of lodges and guest houses with rooms are available on the trek?

Local people run the effectively run the lodges and guest houses in major trekking area of Everest, Annapurna, and Langtang trekking route. The owners’ effort to give their best way of service for tourists. Most of the rooms are common with double separate beds and some few have triple separate beds and the toilets are sharing systems. In some places, the lodges and guest houses have cozy rooms

Q.13. What is an altitude sickness?

Altitude Sickness is the effect of altitude on those who ascend too rapidly to elevations above 3,000 meters. The basic early symptoms of altitude sickness are a headache, loss of appetite and sleeplessness. One shouldn’t ignore these early symptoms as these symptoms may lead to more serious warnings and cause death sometimes within a few hours. Medicine is no substitute for descent. If a doctor is available, he may give medicine and oxygen. However, the patient must go down to lower altitude even if treatment is given.

Q.14. What type of food is served during a trek?

On Camping trek, a various type of food is provided breakfast consists of a choice of porridge, muesli, and cereal followed by verities of egg omelet, fried or scrambled with chapattis or bread. Lunch is generally a selection of salad, cooked vegetable dishes, pasta, and chapatti. Dinner is a hearty 3-course meal – soup, followed by a variety of vegetable, meat, rice and pasta, and dessert. Drinks like Tea, coffee and hot chocolate are provided at all meals.  Boiled water is served for drinking. On the tea houses, we choose the best lodges which must keep hygienic for food. Specially Everest, Annapurna and Langtang trek area the lodges and guest houses have continental cuisine which has available. Your guide will help with menu selection and ensure if you have a food allergy. Most teahouses offer a variety of rice and noodle dishes, as well as soup and seasonal vegetables.

Q.15. Do I need travel insurance?

Definitely, travel insurance is highly encouraged that must travel cover emergency rescue, medical expenses, and theft or loss of possessions. If you plan to go rafting or trekking, make sure your insurance covers these “dangerous activities.” Remember to keep your receipts to make claims. In order to make claims on lost or stolen items,

Q.16. How much weight is should carry on the trekking?

Generally, clients should carry their day pack with daily needs like a raincoat or warm clothes, medicines, creams and drinking water personal important documents, electronic devices like cameras, I phone soon. On the other side, our one of porters carries two client’s bag pack which is approximately 26kg.

Q.17. How much tips is formally for trekking staff (guide, cook, sherpa and porters)?

Tips are a part of our trekking. At the end of our trekking the staff expects, it is up to you if you want to kind on them most welcome but giving tips is your personal matter depend on the budget.

Q.19. Is it possible to change the lodge if it is not in order?

Yes, you can definitely change the lodge in case you feel it is out of comfortable you can look for another lodge with comfortable rooms with your guide but our contact lodges and guest houses are selected the best one so almost they have no problems.

Q.18. Do you reserve rooms at the lodges before or during the trek?

We accommodate trekking groups in local lodges available on the trail. As it is not possible to book the rooms days in advance, we send a porter a few hours ahead of the group each day to book the rooms.