Q. Who is our guide and is he trained?
Your guide is a Himalaya Guide/organizer. Not only is he trained, and on the government trekking guide register, but he has 13 years of experience in the Nepali Himalayas.
Q. When is the best season for trekking?
Nepal throughout late September to November is amazing. This is absolutely the best time for trekking. March/April/May are also very pleasant.
December, January and February are snowy, and often too cold to properly enjoy your time in Nepal. Our rainy season comes during June, July and August, and the tracks can get quite muddy. We can do short treks if you would prefer, to accomodate for the weather, but for long treks, we strongly reccomend you book between March and November.
Q. What is Tea House Trekking?
Tea house trekking is very popular in well developed areas where we can spend the evenings in good accommodation. Tea houses have a large menu, with western and Nepali cusine, including the famous 'Dal Bhat' (Rice, Vegetable Curry, Lentil, Pickle etc). Tea house trekking is available in the Annapurna, Everest and Langtang regions.
Q. What is a Camping Trek?
Camping trekking means making full camp. We'll take the full staff, (such as Guide, Sherpa, Cook, and Some Porters to carry all the food). We'll prepare you a delicious, hot lunch and dinner.
Q. what about home stay trek?
Home stay trekking means staying in local houses and community lodges. There will be guide and porter to carry your bag and that is great time to study the Nepali life style.
Q. What types of accommodation we get during the trekking?
There are four kind of accommodation;
a) sleep on the floor (if you choose home stay trekking),
b) Dormitory (if there is less accommodation and less tourist areas),
c) Normal common room, (separate room and shared bathroom)
d) Some places we can get Separate room as well as attach bathroom too.
Q. What is the Food like?
There are plenty of options on the tea house menus. We reccomend you sample the local Nepali cusine. However, if you do decide you'd rather a western dish, there are often pasta, pizza, and other western options available.
Q. What we do for Drinking water?
Along the trek you can get mineral water to drink. You can drink boiled water, and spring water by using iodine or water purifying tablets, as well as Ultra Violet water purifiers if you have one. We recommend you drink 4-5 liters a day.
Q. what equipment do I need for trekking?
Q. Can I hire and buy equipment in Nepal?
Yes, there are many trekking shops in Thamel Kathmandu and Pokhara to buy and rent equipment such as sleeping bags, down jackets, rucksacks and the like. You should come as equipped as possible for trekking.
Q. What is weather like?
It is quite difficult to forecast, but mornings and nights are generally cold, when sun rises it will warm up and during the day it is usually ok in just a T-shirt. Trekking in winter season most of hills looks like mountains and spring season March/April paradise of rhododendron due to blooming. Temperature in trekking Nepal is 20 degree centigrade to -10 degree centigrade + during winter season.
Q. How much for trip cost?
The amount of Cost is depending on trekkers because we organize Budget trip, Standard trip and deluxe trip. We offer best trip you prefer.
Q. What is system of payment?
You can pay whatever easier for you but 20% advance and rest of them when you will be in Kathmandu Nepal.
Q. What we do altitude sickness and emergency case during trek?
We have trained guide who has knowledge about the altitude sickness and emergency, incase it happened. We do not be panic if you get any altitude symptoms and all the time we carry first aid kids for normal problems with different types of medicine but if it is not recover we should go few hundred meters down from where you are but worse and worse case we have to fly out from that place all organized by your guide. So, that is important if we have travel insurance or police number it helps to cover fly cost.
Q. How can we respect to the local people, culture and wildlife?
Q. How can we arrange transportation in Nepal?
When you are in Nepal No worries, we can arrange all transportation if we are together if not we will provide information about transportation and location where you go.
Q. Is there Telephone access along the trekking?
Most of the trekking part you can get telephone service to communicate with your family members and more popular/well developed trekking region have internet access too.
Q. Can we ask question on the trek?
Well, feel free to ask any question along the trek in different topics with your guide and have been trained to provide information when they are on the trekking.
Q. Can we extend trek if we want?
Yes of course, you can extend days of trekking, discussing with your team and you can do site trip as well such as hiking, rafting, jungle safari, mountain flight and many more what we have in Nepal.
Q. Is it possible site trip before and after trek?
Wow it is very good question, yes it would be help to your trekking if you do hiking before trek and you can do site trip if you have time after trekking like white rafting, jungle safari, mountain flight etc.
Q. Can I leave feedback end of treks?
End of the trek sure and you are well come to chat with hot dinner and write your feedback of whole trekking experience and guide and helper. You can write your feedback through an email too. Your comments are valuable for our team and Himalaya Guide Nepal is always happy to provide best service and to collect your valued feedback.
Thanks for guiding during the 11 days Lantang trekking. For us you were a great guide during the Annapurna and Langtang trekking.Patrich & Vera, Western View All Reviews