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Follow the cultural and religious aspect

Posted by on Nov 23, 2014 in Things to Know | 0 comments

Trekking is the outmost journey of life time experience. Trekking refers to the challenge to the outer world. As trekking is not the easy task but it will be the adventurous journey while following the routes to Nepal. Nepal is the topmost trekking country in the world. As in the boundaries of Nepal lies many great Himalayas peaks as well it is rich in natural resources. Trekkers as while on trekking should take each and every item needed on the way. If the necessary item is lost of forget to carry on the way it will be the bad day of the trekkers. There are many minor and major things to keep on mind while trekking to many quest fields. Some of the basic things to keep in mind while trekking are as follows: Nepal is a religious country. Different religions of people live in Nepal altogether, mostly the people of Nepal follows Buddhism and Hinduism. There are many temples, monasteries and Buddhists stupas located in different parts of Nepal. There are many festivals celebrated in Nepal. Many castes live in harmony in Nepal. So, the trekkers should follow the cultural and religious aspect while on trekking. Cultural aspect: The cultures of Nepal differ according to the places. Cultural program are organized by the peoples of Nepal. Nepal culture comes together the religion, festivals and the pride of the nation. Some of the points are mentioned below: Well dressed up is the first priority as the bikini or the small clothes which shows the body of men and women is not allowed. Kissing and hugging in public areas like parks is not allowed. Snapping photos and videos in restricted areas is not allowed. Namaste is a well greeting in Nepal. Bowing your head to elders shows respect to them. Religious aspects: As Nepal is a religious country. Different castes with different religions lived here. Festivals offer the lifestyles of places. Hindu, Christian, Buddhist and Islam area the main religions followed in Nepal. So the trekkers are requested to follow according to them. In temples and at stupas trekkers are requested not to do the kissing and other public affairs. Handicraft is valuable in Nepal so it’s better if you buy it. Bowing before Buddhist monks and priests in temples shows the respect. Snapping pictures and disturbing people during pray time is not considered. Pointing finger to god statues and peoples said to be the bad...

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Altitude Sickness

Posted by on Nov 23, 2014 in Things to Know | 0 comments

Altitude sickness is the major problem while on trekking to the higher altitudes. Altitude sickness is the lower amount of oxygen present in the higher altitude due to which the climbers find suffocation and other problems. It’s because of the low air pressure. It’s very dangerous that can be of altitude sickness. When a climber reaches at the highest altitude more above then the altitude sickness can occur because of the low air pressure presents there. Medical kits should be provided if a person gets altitude sickness. 1. Causes of altitude sickness: As mainly altitude sickness is because of less air pressure in higher altitude. There are many causes of altitude sickness. Out of them some of the major causes of altitude sickness are mentioned below. Less presence of oxygen level at higher altitude. Low air pressure at higher altitude. 2. Symptoms of altitude sickness: Altitude sickness is also called as an acute mountain sickness. Symptoms of altitude sickness are : Headache Vomiting Swelling of hands and legs faintness and tiredness Queasiness and many more. 3. Prevention of altitude sickness: Correct acclimatization reaching more than 2000 meters altitude can prevent altitude sickness. Proper lot of drinking water is also necessary on the top. Resting while trekking and prevent overwork narcotics also be avoided. Alcohol shouldn’t drink on the way to top. 4. Treatment of altitude sickness: Altitude sickness can also be treated on the way also. Oxygen cylinders should be provided a lot. Nifedipine medicine should be given in order to maintain blood pressure. Phosphodiesterase inhibitor it’s a medicine to raise the blood flow to lungs may given . Treatment should be given and patience should be move to low altitude where there will be maximum air flow of oxygen. Generally we use Diamox (Acetazolamide) tablet to treat the altitude...

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Benefits of Trekking with our Agency

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014 in Things to Know | 0 comments

Nepal Trekking Agency Trekking the Mount Everest Region made easy with the tea house treks. The Himalayas are the most formidable range of mountains in the world and Nepal has the distinction of housing 8 out of the world’s 10 highest peaks. Nepal has earned the designation of being the trekker’s paradise and trekking the Mount Everest is a dream nurtured by many. The Great Himalayan Trail across the mountains of the Himalayas spreads over 1700 Kms in Nepal and offers a bouquet of trails for the trekking enthusiast. You can mountaineer through the high route or choose to trek through the medieval villages in the valleys on the middle and lower hills. Trekking the Himalayas in the present day is a lot easier and is made possible for the casual trekker too with Tea House Trekking. A tea house offers basic accommodation as in a wooden lodge while on the trail and is run by the locals, mostly the sherpas. Tea House Trekking can be best described as assisted trekking. Trekking the Mount Everest: A typical day on a tea house trek A typical day for someone trekking the Mount Everest with a tea house trek would begin around 7 am. After the morning ablutions, one is served breakfast which consists of eggs, bread, jam, cereal, porridge with tea or coffee. After the breakfast trekking begin with the support of professional guides and porters of our Nepal trekking agency and goes on until it is time for lunch. Lunch is served by the attendants and the walk thereafter is less punishing. You generally reach your destination in time for the afternoon snack and tea. You can take off for the rest of the afternoon and go exploring the village or can rest and acclimatize and catch up with some reading. Dinner is served in the lodge or the tea house. Thereafter hit the sack for a good night’s sleep. Benefits of Trekking the Mount Everest with our Nepal Trekking Agency’s Tea House Treks • Guaranteed accommodation and food all along the trail. The sherpas are adept organizers and go to great lengths to provide you with reasonable comfort and nutritious and hygienic food while in tea houses. • English speaking native guides who will ensure that all your needs are tended to and all your arrangements are made beforehand. Your guide will ensure that you get the best deal while trekking with us with tea house treks. • One porter is to be shared by two people when you book a standard tea house trek package. The porter will carry the bulk of your gear. • You can concentrate on trekking the Mount Everest. All you’re other worries about obtaining permits, paying taxes and royalties, transportation, accommodation, finding porters etc can be taken care by our Nepal Trekking Agency. The price you pay for the entire package comes inclusive of everything else. • The Sherpa hospitality is famous and you get to hear the folklores firsthand from them and can sample a slice of the idyllic mountain life. Your local guide will give their inputs about every point worth mentioning on the trail. • You can be forewarned of the impending dangers while trekking the Himalayas by your experienced guides. Even in an emergency, being with a local...

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Popular Trekking Tips

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014 in Things to Know | 0 comments

Nepal Trekking Agency Let’s address the questions you are pondering on before you go for Nepal trekking. Nepal Trekking in the Himalayas provides you with a more majestic view of the Himalayan panorama. No wonder hordes of trekking enthusiasts from all over the world come to Nepal to experience a slice of the Himalayan ecstasy. Trekking in the Himalayas, as extraordinary as the experience can get to, also involves a lot of planning and preparations. The Himalayas throw up a lot of challenges at you and expect you to emerge a winner. 10 Frequently Asked Questions by Trekking aspirants as answered by our Nepal trekking agency are compiled here. 10 Popular FAQs about Trekking in the Himalayas 1. What is the best time to go for Nepal Trekking? The best time to go for Nepal trekking in the Himalayas is in the months of March to may and September to November. Post the rains the countryside is lush and green, the skies are clear, the air is crisp and the visibility of the Himalayan panorama is excellent. Around this time, the Nepalese folks also celebrate a lot of harvest festivals which can add to your Nepal trekking experience. The months thereafter gets colder. However, early spring as in late February and March is also a good time to go trekking in the Himalayas. 2. How long does it take to go for Nepal Trekking? Nepal Trekking can take as long as you want to. If you want to trek to the Everest base Camp then a trek could easily last up to 2-3 weeks. However, for the casual trekker smaller treks along easier and less punishing trails can be planned. 3. How much cash do I need to carry on the trek? While going for Nepal trekking, you may book with our Nepal trekking agency in advance. While on the trek first thing, it is better to carry Nepalese currency. Your meals and other necessities will be taken care of but for a 14-16 day trek, around 500 dollars would be needed for personal expenses. It is customary to tip the sherpas and other porters at the end of your trek. 4. Will there be any ATMs near the trail? ATMs are found only in big cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara. Do not expect an ATM anywhere close to the trails. Make sure you exchange your foreign currency in Kathmandu. You will get a better bargain in Kathmandu rather than in the trail when you go for Nepal Trekking. 5. Will I get access to email/phone on the trail? While you are on Nepal trekking in the Himalayas, it is hard to get internet access. However, a lot of villages frequented by trekkers now offer internet cafes and international calling facilities like Namche Bazaar in the Everest Base Camp Trek. 6. Do we need to carry sleeping bags in our gear? No, if you are on a tea house trek, accommodation is provided in lodges. If you are on a trip, we will provide you with sleeping pads. 7. Should we carry our passports and valuables along? It is not a good decision to carry valuables and important documents like flight tickets and passports. Leave them behind in lockers provided by our Nepal trekking agency in Kathmandu. Carry photocopies...

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The List of Trekking Tips

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014 in Things to Know | 0 comments

Nepal trekking is all about sincerity of intent. Nepal Trekking is an endeavor with several dos and don’ts. Let us take a look at them. There comes a time when the mundane everyday life screams for a break. Well, we are not suggesting you set out for the Nepal trekking. But if you are a seeker somewhere inside and looking forward to embracing nature in its full glory, do not think twice. Pack your bags and brace yourself. You are embarking on a journey of self discovery and truth. Such can be the impact of fearless nature in the Nepal Trekking expedition that you return a changed person. Nepal Trekking could be a once in a lifetime experience which will help you reflect on your spirituality and sort out priorities in life. It is at best a great opportunity to introspect and rejuvenate oneself for the years to come. Hence, it is essential that you have an idea of the things that can make or break this coveted experience. We as a Nepal Trekking Agency will guide you throughout your trekking period. Nepal Trekking: The list of the Do’s • Be respectful of other’s culture, traditions and norms. The Himalayan trails are dotted with numerous monasteries, temples and holy shrines. You are expected to be modest and courteous while you undertake the Nepal Trekking Project. • Carry local currency and medicines. You might end up paying a lot more if you try to exchange foreign currency while on the trail. Medicines are hard to get while on the Nepal Trekking trail. So it is prudent to carry them. Also carry your snacks like cookies, pretzels, candies etc. These are extremely expensive when you try to source them from locals. • Try to eat food cooked with local ingredients. Very often, higher up on the Himalayas trekking trail, meat and a lot of other food items are carried up from the plains below. There is a chance of such food items going bad. Hence, it would be safer to stick to simple food cooked indigenously. • Carry all your important documents with you in waterproof covers. Carry extra sets of warm clothes, gloves and shoes. Carry your batteries alongside your body while on the Himalayas trekking trail. This helps them remain charged for long. • Make sure you inform your family about the routes and the Nepal trekking trails you are going to take. In case of emergencies, it would be easy for them to track you down. Nepal Trekking: The list of Don’ts Keep yourself from littering this heaven on earth. The Nepal Trekking Trails are going through this one major problem of tourists leaving behind and littering with huge quantities of wastes. Be a responsible global citizen and do not...

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Mountain Flight in Nepal

Posted by on Mar 6, 2014 in MT Everest Trekking | 0 comments

Mountain Flight in Nepal Nepal with its endowments of eight of fourteen highest mountain peaks is certainly the land of mountains and a paradise for the lovers of mountains. A good part of the Himalayan range is also falls in Nepal. The northern border of the country that Home to eight out of fourteen mountains over 8000 metres, Nepal is truly a mountain-lover’s paradise. A major chunk of the Hindukush Mountains (Himalayan Range) falls in Nepal. Nepal’s northern border is lined by majestic snow-capped mountains rising high and confident overlooking the Indian sub-continent. Nature lovers, tourists and locals alike, are fascinated by the wonderful view of the mountains with mountain flight in Nepal. Many airlines in Nepal operate a special mountain flight along the Himalayan range every morning to enable a close sighting of the mountains. The flights operate in the morning as the visibility is better. More so in Spring and Autumn. Most flights operate a 18-seater with seats one-lined row of seats. If you are sitting on the left, you get a closer view towards the beginning of the flight. If you are sitting on the right, you will get a better view towards the end of the flight. The flight starts from Kathmandu. During the mountain flight you can get wonderful views of almost all major summits in the central and eastern part of Nepal including the Everest, Makalu, Ama Dablam, Gaurishankar, among others. Mountain flight in Nepal over the Himalayan Range For the traveler who is unable to make a trekking trip to the mountains either because of lack of time or physical fitness, or due to sheer want of the adventure streak, there are mountain flights to simulate the...

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Nepal Introduction

Posted by on Mar 4, 2014 in MT Everest Trekking | 0 comments

Nepal Introduction Nestled in the lap of Himalayas and awoken by the chimes of mantras and bells of the innumerable temples, is where Nepal is. Nepal is one of the wealthiest countries when it comes to the scenic beauty, culture and religion. Anyone looking at the country on the globe or map for the very first time will be surprised at the size of the country where the world’s highest mountain peak, Mt. Everest stands. A lot of people who are not well verse with geography of Asia do not know where the gorgeous country of Nepal is. Nepal is a South Asian country locked between India and China on its northern and southern sides respectively. It is located between the longitudes 80° and 89°E and latitudes 26° and 31°N with its territory covering 147,181 sq km. Nepal is somewhat trapezoidal in its shape. The entire nation is divided primarily into hilly region, Terai area and mountain area. Those are still not sure about where is Nepal — it is the world’s youngest Republic and a country that was never under the any foreign rule. It is known for its pictorial beauty inviting hordes of tourists from all over the globe. Often Nepalese living abroad or visiting foreign lands are asked where Nepal is. Instead of getting offended we should educated other national about our country. Besides, a lot of Nepalese are not even aware that there is a place called Canada or California in the US. The land where Buddha was born has on one hand become a place frequented by devotees and on the other a paradise for the adventure sports. Those who do not belong to either of these categories need not get disheartened for Nepal has abundance of natural beauty, a true feast for your eyes. If you fall into the category of those ignorant of Nepal and it’s ecstatic beauty, then you must definitely visit this country. Perhaps then the question where is Nepal will turn into I know where is...

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Nepal Travel Health Essentials

Posted by on Mar 3, 2014 in MT Everest Trekking | 0 comments

Nepal Travel Health Essentials Herein are listed down 5 Nepal Tours and Travel health Essentials. A Nepal trip entails more preparations and caution than any casual backpacking. It is for some the adventure of a lifetime. But as much as you are looking forward to the exotic trails and virgin mountain locales, you need to pay heed to the fact that medical care is very limited in such places. The jet lag, the acclimatization needs and the sanitary compromises all could culminate into something big and ruin your plans. Hence, Nepal Tours and Travel Health Essentials go beyond trekking gear and the right shoes. In fact, it is imperative that one takes all possible precautions to avoid any medical emergency. The Nepal Tours and Travel Checklist Before you disembark on your Nepal Tours and Travel Plan Check with your primary care physician that all the necessary immunizations and vaccines are taken by you. Some vaccines need to be taken at least 6 weeks before to become effective. Nepal does not require any mandatory vaccinations. However, some vaccinations are extremely important to have in this part of Asia. These include Hepatitis A & B, Japanese Encephalitis, Polio, Rabies, Tetanus, Typhoid, Meningococcal meningitis. Have the recommended dosage of anti malaria pills beforehand especially if you are planning to go to the wild life sanctuaries. Get a full body check up to find out whether you are fit and fine to undertake the rigors of Nepal Tours and Travel. If any underlying condition surfaces, make sure you do not ignore it and get a proper green signal from the doctor to go ahead with the trip. Check with your health insurance provider before you start off on your Nepal Tours and Travel journey Before you go on the trip it is very important that you are fully aware of the terms and conditions that govern your health insurance. How much of your medical expenses abroad would be covered and the exclusions included in your coverage? Whether any accident or untoward occurrence during your Nepal Tours and Travel endeavor especially while doing adventure sports related activities fall outside the coverage and other such pertinent questions needs to be asked. First Aid Kit, the first on your list of Nepal Tours and Travel Essentials As you pack up for your Nepal Tours and Travel journey, it is imperative that you pack your first aid kit well. Pack prescription medicine in their original packs and take some extra refills. Carry emergency medicines for gastrointestinal distress and altitude sickness. Take pain killers and necessary wound dressing accessories. If allergies bother you, do not forget to stock up on antihistamines and decongestants. Carry iodine tablets that can be used for water purification. Preventive Accessories to be packed on your Nepal Tours and Travel journey You have to be aware of the essential threats in a Nepal Tours and Travel plan and know how to prevent them. Pack proper gear that can ease your rigors while on the trip. Use comfortable shoes that are apt for mountain climbing. Take additional pairs of shoes, mitts and woolens. Carry iodine tablets that can be used for water purification. Carry sunscreen and moisturizers as the skin tends to be robbed off all its moisture in the freezing temperatures. Carry extra gauges,...

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Nepal Visa Requirement

Posted by on Mar 2, 2014 in MT Everest Trekking | 0 comments

Nepal Visa Requirement Indian Nationals does not need visa to enter Nepal. Other South Asian nationals need visa but that is provided free of cost. Charge for single entry visa with the validity of sixty days is US$30. Anyone who has been to Nepal in the same calendar year will pay US$30 for a Nepal Visa although it will only be for 30 days. Anyone who remained inside Nepal for more that 15 days and is going into Nepal again in the same calendar year will be given a free subsequent 30 day Nepal visa. A multiple-entry is easily obtainable at Nepal embassy abroad for $80. When you acquire the Nepal Visa, you are eligible to make multiple trips into Nepal within one calendar year. Such a visa also allows you a 60 day stay and total of 150 days in the same calendar year. It is possible to change a single-entry to a multiple-entry at Kathmandu’s Central Immigration Office for a fee of $50. The Nepali visa can be extended for longer than the given 60 day period. You can apply for the Nepali visa extension in Kathmandu and Pokhara for US$30 regardless how many days you stay during the 30 day extension. Nepal visa extensions are possible on the same day. As a trekking agency, we assist clients with the extension process. The extension can be approved for a total of 120 days. It is important to have up to date information on the Nepal Visa instead of finding out to late and in this, our trekking agency will be glad to provide you with...

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Things To Do

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014 in MT Everest Trekking | 0 comments

Exercise caution when your travel to Nepal Holidays are much planned and looked forward to occasions. People go on a vacation to de-stress and rejuvenate. Besides the emotions a lot of energy and finances also go in the making of a successful holiday. However, at times despite all your efforts some unforeseen contingency may arise and play spoil sport in your vacation. Hence it is always advisable to take precautions before you set out on your vacation. When you decide to travel in Nepal don’t forget to take the necessary immunization and seek your doctor’s advice. Take all the necessary medications with you. Some immunizations require to be administered several weeks before your vacation commences. It is also advisable that before you travel in Nepal you acquire the information about the travelling with medications. Also get travel insurance done. Often people get the insurance done without understanding the technicalities of it. Make sure that you do not make such mistakes. Changing or cancellation of the travel plan may lead to cancellation of the insurance as well. Also check the items and luggage that the insurance covers, usually it is limited to expensive articles like camera and jewelry. Thus, your insurance for travel in Nepal should be inclusive of hospital expenses, recreation and any other adventure sports you wish to take part in. It is very important that you provide your details to the local embassy that can help you in case of any emergency. It is also important that you follow and respect the laws when your travel in Nepal. Ensure that all your documents are in order and get them photocopied and give a copy to someone back home and keep a copy along with the originals with yourself. When you travel in Nepal keep in touch with people back home. You should also leave a travel plan with them so that they will not panic if you able not able to contact...

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