What is trekking?
Trekking is an activity in which people take multi-day hiking trips through rural, often rugged territory. An encyclopedia describes trekking is a form of walking, undertaken with the specific purpose of exploring and enjoying the scenery. It usually takes place on trails in areas of relatively unspoiled wildernesses.
- Can I trek or is trekking for me?
No particular degree of fitness is required and that there is no age barrier. However, in the areas over 3000 m altitude, extra care should be taken. So anyone, with strong legs and the spirit for adventure to exploring the exotic, will enjoy the thrills of trekking in the hills of Nepal. Usually, for weary trekkers, we have a list of short, easy, and exotic treks, and for the experienced trekkers, we offer a longer trek with lots of excitement and adventure.
- We encourage all men and women, families, students, and professionals around the world to enjoy the enchanting trekking in Nepal. You can join us as an individual team member or with your group. We commit to arranging the best trekking that delights you in the Nepal Himalayas. If you can have fun walking for 3-6 hours up and down hills to Nepal, pack your luggage and join us for an exhilarating and unforgettable journey. We will arrange all the necessary things for your trekking. What you can do is to enjoy the beautiful scenery and magnificent view of Nepal Himalayas.
- Best time to trek in Nepal
Nepal is, undoubtedly, a naturally beautiful country that enjoys pleasant weather round the year. We have main two seasons for trekking. The best months are September, October, November, during the Autumn season and March, April; May during the spring season are consider as the best seasons for attempting trekking.
- Do I need a guide?
No matter how experienced and fit you are in outdoor adventures. It is essential to have an orientation to a new area. Hiring a porter and a guide can add significantly to your trek experience in Nepal, especially if this is your first time, and if you are traveling on less frequented trails. 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. If you decide to hire a porter and a guide, remember that you are their employer and thus should take full responsibility. Tourists can also learn the lifestyle, culture, tradition, history, and nature of the country from our experienced guides. Besides that, our guides also assist our guests on issues like first aid, Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), emergency, rescue methods, etc.
Am I too old to do the trekking in Nepal?
We don’t think so you are too old, recently we have arranged the trek for 76 years older man he did it very quickly with taking two days more time. Many old ages trekkers are walking much better than younger trekkers. And remember the most former lady to climb Everest was 73 when she did it. And the most aged men to climbed Everest were 76 years old from Nepal.
- What about security during trekking?
The security of our clients is foremost essential for us too. All our guides and other support crew are carefully chosen for your trips. Our guides hold licenses issued by the Nepal Government. They are sincere and reliable. But we would also advise you to take care of your personal belongings.
- Types of Trekking
You can go trekking in the Himalayas of Nepal in a different way from easy trekking to challenging one where you can stay in a locally designed simple Tea House via Tea House Trek and Camping Trek, and Our experienced staff created a Tent. Tea House Trek – is a trek during which at the end of each trekking day, you stay overnight in Tea Houses. Tea House is the combination of a guest house, restaurant, and social hang out.
- What is the best time for trekking?
Since Nepal is a country of diversification with its geography and climate, a nature lover can always make it his destination of trekking year-round. Usually, four seasons are considered in Nepal, each of which has its particular attraction to offer. The best time for trekking is autumn (October-November) and spring (end of February-April). Short treks and some Tea Houses treks can be done during the winter season as well.
- Facilities during the trekking, Can I charge my Gadgets?
Most of the Trekking areas like Annapurna, Everest, Langtang, Dhaulagiri, Mustang, and Manaslu, has an electricity facility. You can charge batteries along the trek (US$2-3 per hour). Most of the guest houses have electricity facilities. There are telephones facilities in many villages along the popular trekking routes from which you can make international calls in major cities of Nepal, and yes, you can use your Cell Phones too.
- A day in the trekking. How many miles and hour do we walk per day?
Trekking in Mountain means, you must be in good health and physical condition. Most days have four to five hours of walking, but some days are up to seven hours.here is no rule on how many miles you walk per day. It depends on your physical fitness and interest. Typically, we trek about 5 to 7 hours per day. We are likely to walk 9 km to 18 km per day. However, it depends on the altitude and condition of the way. Be sure that all of our Treks are designed on the principle of working 5 to 7 hours per day.
- How Should I dress during the trek?
The clothing you bring has to be suitable for both the warmth of the days and the chill of the nights. While trekking during the day at lower altitudes, lightweight trekking trousers and T-shirts are recommended. It’s always a good idea to carry a waterproof jacket and some warmer clothing with you as mountain weather is notoriously unpredictable.
What type of shoes should I buy?
Good comfortable trekking shoes is the most important for the trek, for shorter trek tennis shoes or snickers is ok while longer treks requites the functional boots have excellent ankle support, plenty of tow room for long descents, a bit like timberland, they are a bit heavier, but most importantly you want to get those that wrap the angle, this prevents you from twisting your ankles on uneven grounds. Functional, lightweight trekking boots or light all leather boots are perfect. Proper fit is a must for boots and must be lightly worn before use it for trekking.
.What if I get sick while on trek?
It depends on the nature of sickness. Generally, if you get sick, you will descend to a lower altitude with the help of support staff and have rest. But if the case is critical, we will arrange an emergency helicopter evacuation service for this you need to have ( travel insurance). Our guide will take immediate action according to the situation. Altitude sickness can affect everyone while trekking, including young and healthy people, and is a genuine concern in Khumbu. If you feel dizzy, suffer palpitations or severe headaches, return immediately to a lower altitude. Do not take altitude sickness lightly. It can be fatal!
These are the questions we are often asked, and we hope that you will find the answers useful. We are frequently asked the above questions, and we hope that you will find the answers helpful. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions or just want to have a chat about the trek.
Trekking Planning Check List
Traveling to Nepal is very easy compared to other countries; you can obtain a visa upon arrival at the Airport and can start your tour and treks the next day of your arrival. The trekking trip to Nepal involves slightly more planning preparations. Plan your trekking early; Inebriation flight booking and inoculations need attention several months before departure, especially if you are flying in on Nepal peak trekking seasons September/October. November and March, April, May.
Here we present you some essential points of the checklist to be considered before starting your trek –
- Make all the possible and necessary inquiries with the trekking agency before booking the flight.
- Book your trek and the flight of the arrival.
- Check your health and make sure of your physical health condition consulting with the doctor.
- Before coming here, purchase your travel insurance from a reliable company.
- Check the needed clothing and equipment for your travel and trekking in Nepal.
- You can get a Nepal visa before arrival at the Nepalese Embassy.
- Bring official papers like a valid passport, three extra passport photographs (for trekking permits), travel insurance, airline tickets, and luggage tags.
- Bring all your credit cards and necessary other payment cards.
- Inform your relatives and friends where you are going for and kinds of uncertainties.