Trekking FAQs

Q. Who is our guide and is he trained?
Trekking FAQs, This is a Himalaya Guide Nepal/organizer and leads to the mountain. Yes, of course,13 years of experience in the Nepali Himalayas, as well as government, and a registered trekking guide so I that enough training.

Q. When is the best season for trekking? 
Trekking FAQs. The best time for trekking season in Nepal is late from September to November which is the highest season for a trek in Nepal and March/April/May but December/January and February are snow season/cold season too and June/July and August are rainy seasons this time to rain, muddy way but we can do the short trek as well as we can organize long trekking too, according to clients interest.

Q. What is Tea House Trekking?
Teahouse trekking is very popular and the well-developed area where we can spend in good accommodation lodging, food with many items I the menu as western dishes and Nepali Dal Bhat (Rice, Vegetable Curry, Lentil, Pickle, etc), and those trekking regions Annapurna, Everest and Langtang.

Q. What is Camping Trek? 
Camping trekking is mean making a full camp, taking salt to gold, I mean taking full staff such as Guide, Sherpa, Cook, and Some Porters to carry all the food for the full days of camping trek where trekking gear, personal things of clients and cooking ourselves for breakfast, lunch, and dinner is prepared hot and delicious meals during the trek.

Q. what about the homestay trek? 
Homestay trekking means staying in local houses and community lodges if they have any and providing local food that they have availability. There will be a guide and porter to carry your bag and that is a great time to study their lifestyle.

Q. What types of accommodations do we get during the trekking? 
There are four kinds of accommodation a) sleep on the floor (if you go home stay trekking), b) Dormitory (if there are less accommodation and less touristy areas), c) Normal common room that means no private bathroom but a separate room and d) Some places we can get Separate room as well as attach bathroom too.

Q. What is Food like?
You can get different kinds of western food along the trek not the same as in city places but the taste will be a different flavor and they cook their own their style as well as locally.

Q. What do we do for Drinking water?
Along the trek you can get mineral water to drink if it is not you can drink boiled water and spring water by using iodine or water-purifying tablets. Recommend drinking 4-5 liters a day.

Q. Can I hire and buy equipment in Nepal?
Yes, there are many trekking shops in Thamel Kathmandu to buy and rent equipment that you like such as sleeping bags, down jackets and rucksacks and if you go through the Pokhara site you can hire and buy there too. You should take equipped equipment for trekking.

Q. What is the weather like?  
It is quite difficult to weather forecast this global warming but morning and night generally cold when sunrise then warm and during the day it is ok sometimes to wear a T-shirt. Trekking in the winter season most of the hills look like mountains and in the spring season March/April paradise of rhododendron due to blooming. The temperature in trekking Nepal is 20 degrees centigrade to - 10 degrees centigrade + during the winter season.

Q. How much of the trip cost?
The amount of Cost is depending on the trekkers because we organize the Budget trip, Standard trip, and deluxe trip. We offer the best trip you prefer.

Q. What is the system of payment?
You can pay whatever is easier for you but 20% advance and the rest of them when you will be in Kathmandu Nepal.

Q. What do we do about altitude sickness and emergency cases during the trek?
We have a trained guide who knows the altitude sickness and emergency, in case it happened. We do not 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 does not recover we should go a few hundred meters down from where you are but the 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 a policy number it helps to cover the flight cost.

Q. How can we respect the local people, culture, and wildlife?

  • Take permission before taking photos.
  • If they say No, respect them not taking photos.
  • Avoid wearing revealing clothes and avoid outward displays of physical affection.
  • Do as a Nepali does.
  • Don`t disturb wildlife.
  • Do not damage or remove any plants.
  • Do not purchase animal parts and antiques.

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 the location where you go.

Q. Is there Telephone access along with the trekking?
For most of the trekking parts, 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 the question on the trek? 
Well, feel free to ask any question along the trek on different topics with your guide, and have been trained to provide information when they are on the trekking.

Q. Can we extend the trek if we want? 
Trekking FAQs. Yes, of course, you can extend days of trekking, and discussing with your team and you can do site trips as well such as hiking, rafting, jungle safari, mountain flight, and much more that we have in Nepal.

Q. Is it a possible side trip before and after the trek? 
Trekking FAQs, it is a very good question, yes it would help your trekking if you do hiking before the trek and you can do a side trip if you have time after trekking like white rafting, jungle safari, mountain flight, etc.

Q. Can I leave feedback end of treks? 
Trekking FAQs, End of the trek sure and you are well come to chat with hot dinner and write your feedback on the whole trekking experience and guide and helper. But you can write your feedback through an email too. Your comments are valuable to our team and Himalaya Guide Nepal is always happy to provide the best service and to collect your valued feedback.