Know Nepal Trekking FAQ’s
Q. Who is our guide and is he trained?
This is a Himalaya Guide Nepal/organizer and leads to the mountain. Yes, of course,18 years experience in Nepali Himalayas as well as government register trekking guide so that enough training.
Q. When is the best season for trekking?
The best time for trekking season in Nepal is late of 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 season this time raining 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?
Tea house trekking is a very popular and well-developed area where we can spend in good accommodation lodging, food with many items in menu as a western dish, 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 full camp, taking salt to gold, I mean taking full staffs 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 homestay trek?
Homestay trekking means staying in local houses and community lodges if they have 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 about their lifestyle.
Q. What types of accommodation we get during the trekking?
There are four kind 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 not a private bathroom but 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 a city places but the test will be a different flavor and they cook own them style as well as locally.
Q. What 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 to drink 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 bag, down jackets, 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 at night generally cold when sunrise then warm and during the day it is ok some time wearing a T-shirt. Trekking in winter season most of the hills look like mountains and 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 for trip cost?
The amount of Cost is depending on trekkers because we organize the Budget trip, Standard trip, and deluxe trip. We offer the best trip you prefer.
Q. What is a 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 the trek?
We have trained guide who has knowledge about the altitude sickness and emergency, in case 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 recovered we should go 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 police number it helps to cover the fly cost.
Q. How can we respect the local people, culture, and wildlife?
- Take permission before taking photos.
- If they say No, respect them not talking photos.
- Avoid wearing revealing clothes and avoid outward displays of physical affection.
- Do as a Nepali does.
- Do not 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 location where you go.
Q. Is there Telephone access along with 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 questions 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 the 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 a possible side trip before and after the trek?
Wow, it is a very good question, yes it would be helpful 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 the best service and to collect your valued feedback.