Category: Travel Tips

*Equipment:-

The company provides team of guide, porters, cook, Sherpa, Kitchen utensils, food, transportation both ways, mattresses, tents etc. Tea houses have foam mattress and your private room. You may bring own down jacket and sleeping bag or you may purchase or hire it cost $1.5.00 per day. Don’t come with out well walked in “Boots” Poor boot poor trek.

 General:-

 Light weight walking boots “walked” them prior to arrival in Nepal to avoid blisters.
 During day light weight cotton pants shorts, wrap around skirt.
 At night track top pants
 Cotton T-shirt
 Long sleeve cotton shirt, if susceptible to sunburn.
 Sun hat sunburn is severe at rare fire altitude.
 Thick outer wooden shock, thin inner cotton.
 Vaseline for feet and crutch.
 Water bottle.
 Iodine or water filters to purify water.
 Sun glasses and strap.
 Toilet and paper, Cig. Lighter. Toilet paper can be bought in Pokhara and most of the trekking trail.
 Small head lamp/ flash light/torch with spare batteries.
 Personal medical kit don’t forget ban-aid elastic bandage.
 Sun block, sunscreen, sun-tanlotion.
 Small day pack 25l.
 Rain jacket poncho style and water proof bag cover.
 First aid kit
 Small towel
 Water proof pants
 Daily uses thing such as tooth pest ,brush, soap, shampoo etc

 Additional:-
Swimming suit
Pocket knife. And sewing kit.

• During Winter Add:-
– Warm Down fiber Fiber filled Jacket
– Sleeping bag to -15cc with inner sheet
– Thermal underwear
– Woolen shirt and thick sweaters
– Flannel shirt
– Beanie with ear flaps.
– A pair of gloves
– Snow glasses and strap
– Warm woolen shock
– Snow Gaiters
Additional suggestion
-Sandals or slip on shoes
-Camera and memory card
-spare boot lace
-large plastic bag to line kit bag day pack and dirty clothes

Trekking and trekking styles:
Nepal is a never-ending outdoor adventure play ground. If you are looking for adventure and cultural experience of life time. Nepal has some of the best ever popular hiking, trekking, rock climbing, paragliding, cultural sites and much more. For long staff’s traveler read trekker, for trekking is more than just traveling, trekking is taking part being actively involved in a journey of discovery. If you are aiming to go trekking in Nepal, Pokhara can be a good base to start your trips we can help you with planning your trip. Whereas the modern traveler is too often dependent on third-schedules and mechanical aid trekker chooses to go where wheeled, mechanized transport is either rare or completely unknown, and where walking is the only way to get from A to B In such activity an almost sense of awareness become not only possible but also highly desirable.
Trekking comes in a variety of forms. The choice of trekking style will depend upon many considerations, such as cost, personal experiences, availability of friends with whom to undertake a journey, the almost of time required to organize and carry out the trek, selection of route etc. The following paragraphs therefore discuss options available, giving particular regard to the Annapurna region.
1. Camping trekking:
Camping trekking like explore new adventurous experience life. Usually trekkers will get sleeping tents, dinning tents, toilet tents and kitchen tents. Trekkers spent overnight inside tents. It gives a wild experience with Himalayan Mountains. Also trip is facilitated with tables, chairs, lantern, candles, thin sleeping mattresses and all the cutlery and crockery. These treks are staffed by a full Sherpa crew including a sirdar (headman), cook and assistants. It is their job to perform all the camp work, including leaving the sites cleans, and to guide the route. You will have choice on food during trekking either western or Asian or mixture dishes. Camping trek is fully supported trek which is away from the main trekking routes you walk through lonely and remote areas of Nepal.
2. Tea house Trekking:
Tea house trekking is a relatively cheap way of trekking where the evenings are spent in Teahouse where meals and accommodation are provided. It is the main popular option in the Annapurna Region. Tea house trekking is walking freely to mountains and sleeping in locally available lodges, lunch, dinner and breakfast will be in local tea shop. Tea house trekking is best suited for independent back-packers in preference to having to their gears by them. In less trekked part of Nepal a tea house may be little more than a simple shelter offering refreshment to passing travelers, while a bhatti is very basic hotel. The service they provide may not be four-star but it’s well intentional. Our tea house treks are guided by English, Japanese, French Spanish speaking guide or any other languages on request. It’s a great way to connect with some of local culture.
3. Trekking with supporter/Sherpa/Guide with us:
This can be extremely rewarding and enlightening for the best Nepalese supporters, guide , Sherpa quickly become your trusty friends and companions who will provide a daily insight into the way of people whose country you are traveling through. You are hiring, supporter, Sherpa and guide for you safety , comfort and pleasant journey apart from showing you the trail, he explain to you about the area, place, mountain, temples, cultures, teaching you Nepali language, introducing you to local sharing culture and festival. You will have a licensed guide.
Once you hire a supporter-guide of course you assume employers responsibility for his well being. A guide is for enhancing your experience” the best way to see a country unless you are presses for time is to travel on foot”
A supporter is adding comfort and supporter-guide is to give you both experiences. A supporter –guide is a guide learning process. Guide, supporter is very essential part of you trekking guide and porter can assist you in many way.
We are here for you to provide this service as well…

Trekkers’ information Management system is know as TIMS charges are applicable for foregin trekkers in different trekking route in Nepal.TIMS card should colleted by both free individual trekkers FITS and trekkers taking the service of goverment authorised trekking agencies.Based on the data collected through TIMS card, It will be possible to know the position of a trekker in case rescueoperation when nedded

The provision of TIMS came into effect on janaurary 01 2008, since then the TAAN and NTB started recording trekkers’ detils and being issuing TIMS card to trekkers.

FITS Need Green colour TIMS card by paying Nrs. 2000.00 perperson while those traveling in groups ( guide or supporter, sherpa etc) need to have blue TIMS car by paying Nrs. 1000.00 perperson citizen from the SAARC will have to pay Nrs.600.00 for FIT and Nrs. 300.00 for group SAARCnationl will have read color

where and how to obtained TIMS card?

FIT Card obtained from : TAAN secretariat at Maligau kathmandu, TIMS counter Thamel, and Pokhara NTB in kathmandu and pokhara up on filling the TIMS application firm

Organized trekkers

 

Nepal is one of the richest country in the world in terms of bio-diversity due to its unique geographical position and latitudinal variation. the elevation of the country range from 60m. above sea leavel to the highest point on earth mt Everest 8,848m. all within a distace of 150km resulting into climatic condition from sub-tropical to Arctic

Area: 1,47,181sq. km

Location: Situated between china in the north and India in the south, east and west

Capital: Kathmandu

Population: 26.49 million

People: Nepal has125 cast/ethnic groups and 123 spoken languages

Language: Nepali is the national language, travel trade people understand and speak english as well

Religion: Nepal is a secular state with a pre dominance of Hindu and Buddhist Population

Curreny: Nepali Rupees

Political System: Federal Democratic republica

Climate: Nepal has four  major seasons 1: Winter: December -February 2: Spring: March -May

3: Summer: June -August 4: Autumn: September-November. monsoons are from june till mid september. Nepal can be visited the whole year and whole year trekking

What to Wear: Light weight clothing is recommended from may through October. Warm garments are required 10October March and umbrella or a raincot is a must for the rain season

Access to Nepal: 1: By Air:Nepal air lines is the National flag carrierof Nepal with flight to \from Delhi,Kula Lumpur, bagkok, doha and Hong kong other internation airlines also operation from \ to kathmandu   2: By Land :a: Pani tanki /Kakarvitta b: Raxul/Birjung c: Sunawali /Belahiys D: Rupaidiya/Nepaljung  E:Mohana/Dhangadi f: Bonbassa/Mahendranagar G: Ghasa,Liping/Tatopani on the tibet China Nepal borde

Nepal Uniquee treasures:

-Mt Everest- Highest peak on Earth

Kumari – The Living goddes

Lumbini- the birth place of Buddha

-tilicho lake-world highest lake

Lomanthang -King dom of Nepal

Mt fistil-holly peak and sacred mountain

World heritage Sites:

Lumbini the birth place of buddha

seven monuments of Kathmandu

chitwan natural heritage

-Sagarmatha Natural heritage

Foreigner who intends to visit Nepal most hold valid passport,passport size photo with a light background or any travel document equivalent to passport issued the govermnet for visiting foreign country prior to apply

For visa:

A) Entry: No foreign is entitled to enter into and stay in the Nepal without valid visa. Tourist visa can be obtainedfor the following duration from the Nepalese Embassy or consulate or other mission or immigration offices located on entry point in Nepal

B) Good News for Chinese Citizen: New Goverment regulation ensures on arrival visa for all chinese citizen In Nepal

C) Visa fee:

1(A): visa fee required to abtainedtourism visa from Nepalese diplomatic agencies and entry points

1( B): US $ 30 or equivalent foreign currency for tourist visa with multiple entry for 15 days

2: US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency for tourist visa with multiple entry For 30 days

3: US $ 100 0r equivalent forign currency for tourist visa with multiple entry for 100 days 

4: Regardless of the provision stated in 1 (A) and 1 (B) tourist with passport from southAsian association for regional cooperation SAARC nation are not required to pay visa fee for 30 days.

 

D) Fee Required to extend duration of visa or renew visa:

* extension cost $30 for 1-15 days what ever you are required

For More informatio go to www.onlineimmigartion.gov.np