Trekking in Nepal Info

The huge mainstream of the countryside of Nepal is still unreachable by road, unseen endless edges and valleys and crossed by a group of trails crushed for centuries by traders, pilgrims, porters, locals, and mountaineers from village to town, plains to hills, Nepal to Tibet. Until you have beaten this group of trails on foot you can’t truly say you have experienced the spirit of Nepal while trekking in Nepal.

Trekking in Nepal is not like hiking through the less populated national park. Local people are continuously passing by on the routes, typically carrying surprising heavy loads. You will meet up Gurungs, Sherpas, Rai, Thakali people, and pass by several monasteries, sacred lakes, temples and some of them also perform impressive religious festivals. Wherever you go, as a trekker you will get to experience the kindliness, outgoing nature, and good humor that distinguishes almost all Nepalese. Most of the trekkers’ remark that while they come to Nepal for the mountains, they will return because of the locals, and natural beauty.

Highlights of trekking in Nepal

  • Trek into the heart of the world’s highest mountains or Himalayas Everest Base Camp, following the footsteps of popular mountaineers.
  • Visit Sherpa villages, observe impressive Mt. Ama Dablam and chow on apple pie in the communities around Namche Bazaar.
  • Look at the Golden sunrise inch down a panorama of fluted while snow-capped peaks at Annapurna Sanctuary.
  • Ascent past bamboo woods, rhododendron forests, and yak grazing lands in the Langtang Valley.
  • Discover hidden valleys and restricted regions that are preserved for centuries, exploring Remote restricted region trekking.

Sleep at Tent during trekking

During Camp trekking, we offer the private medium size of the tent which is suitable for two people. Though you will sleep on foam mattresses placed on the ground, we are completely aware of well-earned sleep during camping because after 6-7 hours of walking each day need peaceful sleep. That is why we select a tent as per the size of the person and make sure it has enough space for sleep. Not only in Camping, but we also provide the accommodation choosing the best guest houses and make sure the staffs are fully aware of cleanliness and safety.

Meals During the Camp trekking

During the Camp trekking, we provide breakfast and dinner in the tent, and lunch will be provided on the route side of the campsite. The camping chef prepares the meal for you before you reach the lunch place. Mostly, you will be served the traditional Nepalese food Dal Bhat (rice, lentil soups, and vegetables), local vegetables, noodles, Pasta, soups, etc. Meats are occasionally provided after considering it is fresh and hygienic. We assure you that every food we provide is fully hygienic, tasty and our kitchen staff is fully aware of general cleanliness and personal hygiene. Not only in Camping, but we also provide the food choosing the best restaurant, and make sure the kitchen staffs are fully aware of cleanliness and personal hygiene.

Safety of Drinking Water

We recommend you drink boiled and filter water during trekking, for the boiled water you may ask your guide or camping crew. Also, you can bring water purification tablets to purify the normal water available in the trail site or camping site. Generally, You will be provided boiled filtered water if you stay at Guesthouse or tea house. Although mineral water is available in most places which can be a better choice but the more you go up, the price of the bottled water will be hiked slightly.

Toilet facility and shower in Trekking

In camping, toilets tent is fixed very close to the campsite. We suggest you to bring toilet paper yourself during the whole trekking period and a hot shower is only available on the bucket and you can ask your guide or camping staff whenever you would like to have a shower during the camping. For the guest house/tea house stay, toilets are easily accessible and the hot shower is provided But not Free, please. During the camping, sometimes it may take longer to boil the water if the water is too frozen.

Our Trekking Team

We offer an experienced trekking guide who will be in charge of your entire trekking. He will be the person you should go to with all the problems, questions, and concerns. He will be well trained and accumulate the experiences of all the emergency procedures.

Best time of the year to go trekking in Nepal | When to go trekking in Nepal?

Climate and weather could be the major challenges during trekking and it varies as per the season in Nepal. Autumn (Mid Sept – End Nov)- Autumn is the most popular season to trek in Nepal. During this time, the weather gets much clear with mild to warm days and cold nights. However, in the high altitude, the night drops into freezing temperatures. Moreover, the spring (March-May) season is also the best time to visit Nepal and especially in the mountainous regions.

Risk and Liabilities

HimalayanWindows Team is always committed to providing the best services to every individual trekker, which will give you once-in-a-lifetime experience in the Himalayas. We perform our duties honestly and seriously to make your trip very pleasant and smooth. So that, we allocate guides and porters only confirming they do have complete insurance policy during the trekking. Also, we recommend our guests confirm you have travel insurance before heading for trekking in Nepal as HW does not provide insurance for its clients.

Passport and Visa

All the foreigners; Except Indian citizens, need visas to enter Nepal. The Nepal visa can be obtained from the Nepalese Embassy or consulate near your home town or country. It can also be obtained On Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport but we suggest you first check with your nearby consulate whether you are eligible for getting on arrival visa or not. Please check out our Nepal visa information for more details.

What to Carry during Trekking 

  • Night Track-Top, Pants
  • Day-Light cotton weight pants
  • Cotton T-shirts
  • Sun Hat
  • SunGlasses
  • Water Bottle
  • Woolen Socks, inner cotton (thick one)
  • Vaseline cream
  • Water Purification tablets
  • Toilet Paper and lighter (Maybe for Cig.)
  • Tiny Flashlight/Headlamp/torch with some spare batteries
  • Personal medical supplies – elastic bandage
  • Swiss knife / Pocket knife
  • Day Bag/ Day pack Bag (20-25 liters)
  • Sunblock, anti-sun screen/lotion
  • Rain Jacket – bag cover bag-pack, waterproof pants
  • Towels, sleeping bag up-to -15 with inner cloth
  • Gloves, Snow Glasses, and strap, snow gaiters
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