Faqs

Q. Is trekking for me?

No special degree of fitness is required and age is no barrier, except in the areas over 3000m altitude where extra care should be taken. So any one, with a pair of strong legs and the spirit for adventure to explore the exotic will enjoy the thrills of trekking in the hills of Nepal . Normally for weary trekkers we have a list of short, easy and exotic treks and for the experience trekkers we offer a longer trek with lots of excitement and adventure. You can choose a Trekking grade from Grade 1 to Grade 4 as your requirement.

Q. Can I obtain my VISA upon arrival in Nepal?

Yes, you can obtain your entry visa upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Besides, you can also obtain your visa at a consulate in your home country. In either case, you need to submit 2 (two) passport size photograph and the visa fee. The visa fee is US$ 30.

Q. Do I need a guide?

No matter how experienced and fit you are in outdoor adventures. It is important to have an orientation to a new area. Ignorance of local area, culture and environment make you difficult to finish your journey. A qualified guide is a minimum safety requirement and can also enhance your enjoyment and understanding of the region as they double as companion and interpreter. A guide can help you to be both culturally and environmentally sensitive as well as safe. Tourist can also learn the lifestyle, culture, tradition, history and nature of the country from our experience guides. Besides that our guides also assist to our guests on the issues like: first aid, Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), emergency, rescue methods etc.

Q. What Types of Trekking can I do in Nepal?

Trekking is the only way to know the locals intimately and experience their culture hospitality. You can go the trekking in the Himalayas of Nepal in different way from easy trekking to challenging one where you can stay in a locally designed simple Tea House via Tea House Trek and in Camping Trek, Our experienced staff created a Tent. Above the Himalaya trekking has been operating a Trekking in different style which will be suitable for you. You can choose our any trekking style and can admire in the Himalayas.

Q. What is Tea House Trekking?

Teahouse trekking involves trekking on well defined trails and staying in tea houses that provide food and lodging along the way. There is no need to carry camping equipment. Tea houses are run by local Nepalese people, so you get the opportunity to mix with the locals. Getting to know the people is one of the ways that having a guide is a great benefit. The three major tea house trekking areas in Nepal are Annapurna, Lantang/Helambu, and Everest.

Q. What is Camping Trekking?

Camping treks provide opportunities to experience the wilderness of Nepal and to meet locals in more remote areas. Camping treks are very well organized and involve an amazing team of cooks, porters, sherpas and a guide to meet your needs on your journey

Q. Can we just get a guide and porter besides your package?

I provide you a guide and porter hiring service. Nepal For budget travelers and economy treks, I provide a guide as well as porters as per your demands. We will provide you a fully equipped and license holder guide with lots of knowledge of local culture, history and Nepal Himalayas.

Q. When is the best season for trekking?

Since Nepal is a country of diversification with its geography and climate, a nature lover can always make it as his destination of trekking year round. Normally four seasons are considered in Nepal , each of which has its own particular attraction to offer.

The best seasons for trekking in Nepal are from mid February to First week of June and September to mid December. September to Mid December: September to early December is the best season for Trekking in Nepal, offering excellent weather and outstanding mountain views. The days are typically sunny and clear with moderate temperatures and the evenings are usually quite cold.

Mid February to Mid June: The second finest trekking season. The Temperatures are relatively warm. Mornings are bright and clear especially the rhododendrons are in complete blossom and the mountain views are excellent.

Note: July to August is the Monsoon period in Nepal and This is the most preferable season to trek in the rain shadow areas like Mustang, Upper Manang and Dolpo However, One can make a Trekking in Annapurna circuit, Langtang valley, Jomsom Muktinath Trek, Everest base camp respectively.

Q. What is the weather & temperature like in trekking?

It is notoriously difficult to predict the weather in the mountain. At night it is generally cold and the days are generally warm. There will be snow during the month of December and February. It is important to make sure that you can stay warm and dry in just about any conditions. Some time it can be unexpected! The temperature could be as high as 20 deg C to -10 deg C low.

Q. What equipment should I bring while trekking in Nepal?

Please check the equipment list

Q. Is trekking permit required?

All trekkers require a trekking permit to visit Nepal's interior regions, which are not connected by highways. Recently the Annapurna, Langtang and Everest regions have been declared "permit free" areas but National Park or Conservation Area fees are required... There are few restricted trekking areas in Nepal, where trekking permits are required.

Q. What is TIMS?

With the objective of maintaining the database of trekkers and discouraging illegal operation in trekking business, Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN) and Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) have started to implement the Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) from 1st January 2008.

All foreign trekkers going on trekking in different areas of the country are required to obtain a TIMS slip/certificate. The TIMS slips will be made available to trekkers free of cost. The TAAN central office in Kathmandu and its regional chapter office in Pokhara will also issue TIMS slips. If it is necessary, NTB will open its counter to issue the slips for Free Individual Tourists (Fits). There are two types of TIMS Certificates: blue certificate for the organized trekkers and green certificates for free individual trekkers (FIT) Trekkers Can get a TIMS from Our Trekking Company.

Advantages of TIMS

    Illegal operation in trekking business can be discouraged.
    Control the unauthorized activities in the trekking business.
    Easier to carry out rescue operation during emergencies.
    Tendencies of deporting trekking staffs in difficult circumstances can be controlled.
    More employment opportunities for experienced guides and field staffs can be generated.
    Easier to decrease pressure on trekking routes by diverting trekkers to other routes. This will help decrease mismanagement at the routes during peak season.
    Create business environment and enhance professional expertise of entrepreneurs and increase government's revenue.

Q. What will be done if I suffer from altitude sickness or any kind of sickness?

First of all, our guide will provide First Aid to you. If the case is serious, you will be transferred to the nearby health post. If you will not be cure, you will be immediately taken to Kathmandu by helicopter and shifted to Hospital.

Q. How many miles an hour do we walk per day while on trekking?

There is not any rule how many miles you work per day. It depends up on the physical fitness and interest of the guest. Normally we walk 9 km to 18 km per day depend on an altitude and condition of the way. All of our Treks are designed on the principle of working 5 to 7 hours per day.

Q. Is there electricity Facility during the trekking?

Most of the Trekking areas like Annapurna, Everest, Langtang, Mustang and Manaslu, has an electricity facility. But if we are doing camping and remote wilderness treks then there is no electricity facility

Q. Is there any communication while we are on trekking?

There are telephones facilities in many villages along the popular trekking routes from which you can make international calls and in Major city and popular trekking route such as Everest and Annapurna you can use your Cell Phone.

Q. What type of insurance should I have? Can I get there?

It is necessary to have Travel insurance for all clients to take in 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. We request our clients to arrange their Travel insurance from their home town however, if you wish to arrange your travel insurance from our Company; we will arrange travel insurance for you.

Q. Do you accept credit cards?

Yes I accept American Express, Visa and Master cards. When you are paying in Nepal, we kindly request you to pay in Cash or Travelers cheques, if you are going to pay by card 4% extra charge will be levied.

Q. How do I transfer from the Airport to hotel?

I or my representative will come to the airport to pick up you with your name. Just look Outside of Terminal Hall, he/she will be displaying your name in play card, and you will be transferred from private vehicle to hotel.