NEPAL TRAVEL INFO

Trekking and Mountain Gears

It costs you high to buy all the trekking gears and required tools for just a single trekking route. So we help you with our own trekking and mountain gears essential for your safety. Trekking in the mountain region is a bit difficult because of high altitudes, cold environment and the rough path. We make following things available:

  • Down Jacket
  • Down Sleeping bag
  • Snow Gaiter
  • Rain poncho
  • Tent
  • Mattress
  • Duffle bag

Other equipments are also provided if needed for specific trekking routes. Trekkers should manage warm clothes for upper and lower body parts of their own.

Physical Fitness

Trekking requires a good physical fitness but generally depends upon the difficulty level of the route. Trekking to high altitudes can cause simple changes in health condition and are tolerable but in the case of serious accidents and abnormalities, our experienced trek leaders and guides are there to look after you. Our team is well equipped with First Aid kit, some essential medicines and tools required to cure health hazards while trekking to high altitudes.

The simple symptoms of altitude sickness is caused by lack of oxygen in blood at the high altitudes that’s why acclimatization is required for one to several days. We have health expert to flow such information prior to any trekking where trekkers are suggested to report any difficult circumstances in health to the group leader or guides during the trek.

Trip Grading

Our trip grading system is based on the difficulties and physical strength required for a particular trekking route classified on the standards of total waking hours, altitudes, weather and terrain.

Easy (Grade A)

  • Easiest trekking route
  • Easy walking to view mountain ranges, cultural activities and nature visit
  • No previous experience and strong physical fitness required
  • Walking hour per day: 3-4 

Moderate (Grade B)

  • Suitable grade for adventurers
  • Longer walking day and higher altitudes
  • Difficult terrain with frequent ascents and descents
  • Physical fitness and expert advice required
  • Walking hour per day: 4-6 hrs

Difficult (Grade C)

  • Challenging level
  • Good experience of mountain walking, physical fitness and expert advice required
  • Walking in more difficult terrain at higher altitudes with longer hours
  • Walking hour per day: 6-8 hrs

Trekking Seasons

Nepal has diverse seasonal variations. There are total six seasons; spring, summer, rainy, autumn, pre-winter and winter. To understand in a simple way, we can redefine these as Winter, Pre-Monsoon, Monsoon and Post-Monsoon.

  • Winter (December, January, February): Snowfall and risks in high altitudes, a good season for trekking in lower elevation
  • Pre-Monsoon (March, April, May, Mid-June): Best for trekking and mountain climbing, excellent mountain views and colorful hills because of blossoming wild flowers
  • Monsoon (Mid-June, August, Mid-September): Rainy season, unfavorable for trekking
  • Post-Monsoon (Mid-September, October, November):  Best trekking season, moderate temperature, clear sky

Booking Procedure

Booking a trek to Nepal can be done online. Visit our Contact Us page to get the booking form. Online booking is the best way and it saves time as we already will be planning for your trek packages. People from our agency will be at the airport to pick you up which reduces the rigmarole of getting out of the airport, finding a transportation and bargaining. After that you will be placed in a hotel and on the same day you can discuss about your trek packages and schedules with our operator.

Accommodation

There are varieties of low cost guest houses to 5-star hotels in Nepal for accommodation. There are numerous Hotels in the main cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara which you can choose according to your budget plan, but in the trekking location far from main cities there are few hotels but with enough facilities for foreigners. The available accommodation in remote locations is Tea houses, Camping and Homestays. Be sure about the type of accommodation available in your trekking destination before leaving so that you can manage the required paraphernalia.