1. What is trekking?
> Trekking is an outdoor activity of walking for more than a day. It is a form of walking, undertaken with the specific purpose of exploring and enjoying the scenery.
2. Who can trek?
> If you are reasonably fit and enjoy walking, then you can trek.
3. How long do we walk each day?
> It depends like 2-3 hours to 6-7 hours per day which is 10-15 km in an average, depending upon the geographical condition and accommodation site of trekking area.
4. Where to stay on trek?
> In the more popular trails (Annapurna, Everest, Langtang) there are well-established mountain lodges providing sleeping accommodation and meals. In the rural parts of Nepal where proper accommodation are not available, fully supported camping trek can be done.
5. What about the tents and sleeping bags if we camp?
> Tents and pads are provided. Tents are designed as per the number of trekkers.
6. What will the trail be like in the trek?
> Most of the trails that we follow are centuries old. Where the trek follows rivers there will be bridges. Many of the times, a well arranged natural stairs are made on the trails.During the trail, spectacular mountain view can be seen.
7. How do you determine the Trip cost?
> The price, it depends on kind of service you buy or per your requirements. You can do budget, standard and luxurious trip in Nepal. We offer your best trip as your need.
8. Are the food and water safe to eat and drink?
> We have local knowledge to choose the lodges, which maintain a high standard of hygiene. If you are camping in a tent, all meals are prepared to high standards, fruit and vegetables are soaked in iodine before preparation. Most lodges serve boiled and filtered water, which is generally safe, we suggest a drop of iodine to be totally sure. Please bring a water bottle with you, which you can refill.
9. What equipment should I bring?
> You need to have enough gear to be warm and comfortable but without overloading. Usually you will experience warm days and cold nights depending on altitude and the time of year. Most treks to around 3000 m. are really quite comfortable especially in springtime. Please refer to our web site for a suggested list of items to bring or e-mail us for our equipment list.
10. Daypack and shoes?
> The pack, with a capacity of about 2-5 kg, should fit comfortably. You will need to carry only the daily necessities such as water bottle (1Litre), camera, personal toiletries, and extra clothing depending on the weather. Your hiking shoes, or lightweight boots, should be well broken in.
11. Can we get many health cares during our trek?
> There are hospitals at trailheads or health posts in large village. We will also carry medical kit for emergencies.
12. What happens if there is an emergency?
> All of our guides are trained in basic first aid and can deal with the basic health issues that may occur on trek. In the event of an emergency the guide will cover initial expenses of any rescue operation, which organizes evacuation by helicopter if needed.
13. How to respect local people and Tradition?
• Please respect local traditions, customs, values and sentiments to help protect local culture and maintain local pride.
• Respect privacy when taking photograph.
• Respect holy place.
• Refrain from giving money to children as it encourages begging.
• Leave the campsite cleaner than you found it.
• Limit deforestation - make no open fire.
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