How is Trekking like in Nepal?
FAQ’s, Nepal offers a range of real adventure experiences that appeals to all ages, and all kind of people, something for everyone. Typical trekking in the Himalayan is not forced on it and pacing is always slow and you walk on your own pace, most of the day generally being shorter than a hiking day at your home country. Generally you walk 5 -8 hours per day including some short break and lunch stop. The trail begins from easy on the lower valley to strenuous above 4000mters in Mountains.
A common sense you may hold the group or other people if you are slow walker and people will often pass along the trail but there will be no big deal just an hour or two hours different between the first and last arrival in the camp. There will be our guide/ Assistant/ porters always with you. So no worries about it they will help you any time and you will never get lost.
How is the Trekking days begins?
Our trekking days are designed by local exports so the walking is safe and pleasant. The friendly with other trekkers and positive attitude of staff creates good company and unforgettable events. Your day begins early in the morning with a cup of tea around at 6:00 am. Wake up tea before breakfast, then you packs your thinks into big bag by separating some necessary things for your day bag. Then you will join for breakfast, so after breakfast usually on the trail by 7:30 am and will start a good morning walk. Normally we stop for lunch in mid day, depends on the place, lunch break about 1-2 hours for the grouping meal.
While you lunch get ready relax and enjoy the surroundings. Generally afternoon walk is shorter than morning and we reach our campsite or tea house around by 3-4 pm. Have your afternoon tea and you can do side walk, relax, read, write dairy or other activities discover village surrounding, site and chat with staff or locals. Usually dinner is serves roughly at 7:00 pm.
How will be the Trekking Guides are they Trained and Experience?
Himalayan Trails, being a professional and well managed travel company base in Kathmandu, Nepal. They are good in English and have done trek leader and Guide courses, Eco- trekking train, maintaining and eco-first aid training etc. Our policy is employing proficient Local Guides and leaders, who care and have the understanding porters and staff and the delicate environment knows better Nepal.
They are entirely capable in all aspects of natures, conservations, trekking and climbing. All of them have long experience leading trip in mountains and high commitment on rendering the quality services. Some of them have also work experienced with International adventure companies.
What kind of meals can I expect during the camping/ Tent trekking?
We have our own experienced Trek & Exp. cook on all of the camping trips. We strictly follow hygiene guidelines so all our foods well cooked and hygienically prepared on the trek. So in the breakfast verity of choices Muesli, cornflakes or porridge, egg items scramble, omelet or fried eggs with breads, pancake or chapatti. Lunch is generally salads a selection, other dishes are easy and fast cooked food like pasta, noodles and breads.
Dinner normally 3 courses Soup with pop corn main course with different items and complete with a dessert as well as Tea, Coffee and hot Chocolate are provided all meals. We try to use as much as local produce and fresh where there possible. Your guide and cook will able to maintain controls on health and hygienic with general cleanliness and preparation foods. We provide properly boiled water is serves for drinking.
What types of Tent do I get in camping / Tent Trekking?
In Camping trek we use always branded company water proof Tent neat and clean. Our standard trips are based on sharing by two persons but if you want to have private Tent we can provide you also an additional cost as per your requirements. And of course mattress for each person.
What kind of meals can i expect during the Tea House / Lodge Trek?
We offer you OPEN AND CHOICE MENU in our tea house trek where you can choice the food according to Menu Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Your guide will help you to menu selection and ensure that you get the hygienic and plenty of foods. Most tea houses offer you variety of noodles, rice, MOMO and verity of dishes, as well as seasonal vegetables. A variety of cereals, bread and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast.
How is the Accommodation on the Tea House / Lodge Trek ?
We use to stay always same tea house most of the places which is we know very well. the Lodge we book comfortable and clean with friendly environment. Our standard trips are based on twin sharing bed-room, if you want to have privet room we can book for you also an additional cost as per your requirements.
How do I get to Nepal?
Mostly fly directly to Nepal from your home country, Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu is the only international airport in Nepal. Nepal airline, Thai Airways, Gulf Air, Qatar air, Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, Turkeys Airlines, Etihad Air, Silk Air, Air Arabia, Druk Air, Jet lite, Dragon Air and Air China etc. carry most of the foreign travelers to Kathmandu. If you buy tickets from any other airlines, you will probably connect with one of these airlines for the final support of your flight. Alternatively, if you have valid visa, you can also travel to Nepal via India and Tibet (China).
What is the best time to visit in Nepal?
October and November is considered the best time of the year. The main festivals of Dashain and Tihar (greatest Hindu festivals) fall during these months. The sky will remain clear and the temperature is pleasant. December and mid-February can be snowy and cold in the mountains but still very good times to come over.
February – May is one of the best months for travel, as you will see Rhododendrons and many others flowers blooming in the mountains and hilly regions while you are on trek. Obviously, very good views of bright snow covered Himalayas peaks.
What are my options to come to Nepal from India?
You can fly between Delhi to Kathmandu as there are many flights available in this sector. There are a number of overland entry points for travel by road and you could come by train to Ghorakpur, travelling the rest of the way by road (see below).
Do I need visa to enter Nepal?
Yes, all foreign nations, except Indian citizens, needed visa to enter Nepal.
Where do I need apply to get my visa?
The best way to get a visa for Nepal has to be obtained previous to departure to apply from the Nepalese diplomatic missions in your home country. Or the other choice is to get it from Immigration Office at the entry points of Nepal at Kathmandu on arrival Tribhuvan international Airport.
What do I need to get my visa?
You need a passport must be valid for minimum of 6 months after your return, two passport size photos and money USD- 40 for 30 days Visa. But if need longer than also possible on the spot.
Please visit the information page on the Nepal Tourism Board website:http://www.tourism.gov.np Visa-Information for more details information.
How do I book the trip and pay?
To book any of your trips, you are requested to fill up our online booking form in our websites www.nepalhimalayatrails.com or just send us a simple e-mail with your requirements, firstname.lastname@example.org
Then we will send you a comprehensive trip itinerary after booking. We expect to send 20% of the total trip cost per person; Deposit can be paid by bank transfer or by credit card (Visa or Master Card). On receipt of your booking details, we will send you Trip Confirmation Receipt of your booking.
What is the payment method?
You can pay us by cash/travelers check or through the BANK transfer from your Bank while booking the trip with us.
Do I need to cover travel insurance?
Yes, we advise you to get your travel insurance cover from your home country for the trip that you go up to 6,000 M or below. It’s needed, encase of Emergency Evacuations