1. Is the country politically safe and stable?
Nepal is a federal republic country and the politics of Nepal function within multi party system. Although Nepal is not politically stable, it is very safe to travel. People in Nepal respect and honor tourists as a guests and they believe “Guests are God.”
2. What Kind of Weather Nepal has?
The weather of Nepal varies according to the geographical regions. However, the weather of the mountainous regions become cold most of the time and also unpredictable. The temperatures can fall below zero degree Celsius mostly in winter seasons: December, January and February.
3. What are the best season for trekking/tour/expedition in Nepal?
Tour can be done round the year however, Autumn (Sept- Nov) is the best trekking season with excellent weather and breathtaking mountain view and Spring (march-may) is considered as the second best season for trekking in Nepal. Some of the trekking can be done even during the monsoon which includes: Upper Mustang, Upper Dolpo and Tsum Valley.
4. How long will we walk in a day in an average?
Six to seven hours walking is an average walking in a day on which you can cover 10 to 12 km distances. When you are above 3000m, you need to cover only 7 to 9 kms. However, the itinerary can be amended as per the fitness level and physical condition of the visitors/clients.
5. What is the average group size for trekking?
The minimum group in most of our trekking is two.
6. Does your company support to arrange international flights, domestic flights and hotel bookings and other required services?
We can arrange the services as per the needs of visitors/clients. However, we propose the visitors to book the international flight on their own and we are ready to provide any kinds of assistance they are seeking for.
7. What is the altitude sickness and what are its safety measures?
High altitude sickness which is also called Acute Mountain Sickness is a physical condition of the people who are likely to suffer when they are going to the higher altitudes. It commonly occurs at an altitude of 2200m and above. There is a chance that the more you are in higher altitude, the less oxygen and air pressure you have. High altitude sickness occurs when one is gaining heights quickly in the mountains and not paying essential attentions to the body response. The high altitude sickness symptoms includes headache, breathlessness, fatigue, dizziness and sleep depravity. If you provide the proper attentions to your body response, it does not harm, but if not it could be fatal in extreme cases. The precaution for preventing yourself from suffering is to acclimatize with weather and altitude, ascend the heights gradually, drink plenty of water and take advice of guides as per the need. In order to reduce the chances of high altitude sickness, all the trekkers are advised for not to trek more than 600m in one day. It is important to know that if you are suffering from high altitude sickness and if you are not recovered after rest, you should descent to a lower altitude immediately.
8. What equipment should I bring along the trek?
You are requested to bring comfortable dresses for trekking and some warm clothes to be stayed in Kathmandu. Beside this, you can bring your own sleeping bags, torch light, walking sticks or camps as you wish. But if you do not bring, we can hire the stuffs to be used during the trekking.
9. What equipment can hire or buy in Nepal?
All the necessary equipment used for trekking in Nepal can be hired. You can buy the items in well branded shops in Kathmandu or you can buy the locally made trekking products which includes sleeping bags, tents, walking sticks mattress, torch lights, shoes, down jackets etc. And also you can either hire these products too.
10. Do we need any trekking permits for trekking?
Of course ! Yes. You will need to get trekking permits which we called TIMS before trekking. In addition to this, You will have to take permit to enter in the premises of national parks too. We will arrange all the permits in advance of your trekking date.
11. Can we get internet facilities in the remote trekking area of Nepal?
Nepal has developed broadband and optical fiber connection throughout the country and internet are available in all trekking routes such as Mt Everest, Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Langtang etc. However, there are some remote trekking destinations which may not have internet facilities and these destination includes Kanchenjunga, Makalu and Dolpo. The details information will be provided once visitors/clients fixed the trekking destinations.
12. What types of food are available in Nepal during trekking?
The foods available while trekking are both Nepali continental and Asian ones. You can get different variety of foods such as Nepali Dal Bhat, pizza, noodles, cakes in the popular trekking trails like Mt. Everest, Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Langtang. However, the menus will be limited in Kanchenjunga and Manaslu.