Trekking and Tours

Namaste!

Welcome to Himalayan  kingdom of Nepal, trekking in Nepal is famous among others. Where else will you find the highest peaks including Mt. Everest and Everest trek  Nepal has some breathtaking wildlife too. The high Himalayan region extends in the north from west to east at an altitude of 4,000 m. to 8,848 m. The world famous peak of Mt. Everest (8848 m.), Kanchanjunga (8586m), Makalu (8463m.), Dhaulagiri (8167m.) Annapurna (8091m.) and many others dominate the formidable range of everlasting snows.

It is a privately owned Mountaineering and expeditions based in Nepal offers one of the widest selections of tours, may it be nature, history, culture, religious, wildlife viewing, White River rafting, village tours with experienced guide and Sherpa

IMPORTANT / INFORMATION

Fitness

Altitude

Equipment

Unexpected Situation

Medical

Insurance

Non-completed Trek/Tours

Should you experience any of these symptoms, please notify your guide. Failure to do so ( if altitude is continually gained) could result in the next stage of AMS,which , within a couple of hours, could lead to death, Resting at present level or descending to lower level generally alleviates the problem and you can continue.

Fitness:

Nepal is unique experience for trekkers; so to get maximum enjoyment you should be physically and mentally prepared. No trek is easy so preparation should commence months before walking,jogging ,hiking (one or two bricks in pack) is helpful.

Altitude Sickness:

Altitude sickness, often known as Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS),can affect any person,irrespective of age or level of fitness.No training can affect illness.generally, those who trek too fast or gain altitude too quickly are more likely to be affected.

When trekking ,”BISTARAI” (slowly) is very good advise. Once over 3,000 meters, daily vertical gains of over 500,meters should not be exceeded. Your guide is aware of this so take his advice.

Symptoms:

-Nausea/Vomiting

-Loss of appetite

-Insomnia/Sleeplessness

-Persistent Headaches

-Dizziness,Fatigue,Lassitude,Heavy legs

-Slight Swelling of hangs and feet

-Breathlessness and breathing irregularly

-Reduces Urine.

Equipment:

 The company provides a kit bag (for your goods to be carriage by porter) and tea houses have foam mattresses .If you are on camping  trekking in Nepal company provides the mattresses,tents and many more what you need.You may bring your own down jacket and sleeping bag or you may purchase (one quarter of price in kathmandu) or hire for around $1.5 per item daily. Do not come without well walked in boots-poor boots, poor trek.

General;

Lightweight walking boots”walked” them in prior to arrival in nepal to   avoid blisters.

-During day light weight cotton pants,shorts,wrap around skirt.

-At night -track top , pants

-Cotton t-shirts/Long sleeve /cotton shirt if susceptible to sunburn/sunhat- sunburn is severe at rarefied altitudes./Thick outer wooden shocks,thin inner cotton vase line for feet and crutch.

-Water bottle 1-2 litters/Iodine to purify water/sunglasses and strap.

-Toilet role and cg,lighter/Small headlamp/flashlight/torch with spare batteries.

-Personal medical supplies-do not forget ban-aids,elastic bandage/Pocket knife and sewing kit/sunscreen,sun bock ,sun-tan lotion

-Small day pack-20 to 25 liters.Rain jacket-poncho style to cover back pack.

-First aid kit/Small towels.

DURING WINTER ADDS:

Warm down fiber filled jacket/ sleeping bag to-15c with inner sheet/Thermal underwear, woolen shirts and thick sweaters. Flannel shirt/Beanie with ear flaps/ a pair of gloves

-Snow glasses and strap/snow gaiters

– Additional suggestion:

-Scandals or slip on shoes

-Camera and film/spare boot laces/Large plastic bag to line kit bag,day pack and for dirty clothes.

Unexpected Situation

No matter how well trek/tours are organized, the Nepali environment rules supreme.Flights and vehicular travel throughout Nepali are prone to cancellations and delays due to poor weather conditions at only a moment’s notice.When planning you itinerary it is advisable to add extra days.Just encase.Also take with you extra money to cover extra food/accommodation.The trekking company is not responsible for any additional expenses caused by delays.

Medical

For your  fully enjoy or relax on trekking or tours you must have a complete medical check well before you departure  at Kathmandu. Preventive measures-better than treatment.Do not travel without vaccination: Hepatitis.A/B/c.Polio.Meningitis,tetanus,typhoid.Treatment of any illness outside of Kathmandu is almost non-existent,a basic first aid kit is essential as porters and villagers often seek basic help and also for your use, don’t forget to have a dental check.Altitude can causes loose fillings to fall out ,Kathmandu does have some excellent dental facilities,but outside Kathmandu deponent’s places………..!

Insurance:

This is your responsibility. The trekking company takes no financial responsibility for any delays, cancellation,medical treatment or evacuation: appropriate insurance coverage must include evacuation by helicopter. If no such coverage , the cost is huge.

Non-Completed Treks/Tours:

The organizer is not liable to refund any money should the agreed trek/tour be shortened due to injury,illness,non-interest or changed weather/environmental and political conditions.If trek/Tours is incomplete there in no refund.If trekker cancels trek after permits,bus/flight tickets and other arrangements many more. Have made a 35% Cancellation fee is charged.