Trekking FAQ

Trekking FAQ

  • What are the best season to visit Nepal?

    Normally, as a comparison with temperature Nepal is fine to visit all months of the year, but because of geographical situation and structure there are some specific season which is as follows;

    • March-May; spring /Good season
    • Jun – mid-Sept; summer/wet season
    • Mid Sept- November; Fall/ Best season
    • December – February; winter/low season

    If you want to know more details about the best season, you can check in the best time to visit Nepal in our travel blog.

  • What is tea house trek?

    Tea house treks mean, normally stay in local lodges including food and accommodation during the trip. The main feature of the tea house trek are as follows;

    • Stay at simply stone or wooden building or huts including kitchen, dining hall, bathrooms, beds normally two single and table
    • Provide enough warm blankets with your sleeping bags
    • Mostly attached bathroom available
    •  Multiple menu systems when you order food
    • Hot showers available
    • Electricity and wifi available at a small cost
  • What is camping or organized trek?

    Camping trek is a kind of trek, where we stay intent, and all food and other services that need us have to manage ourselves. The main feature of the organized trek are as follows;

    • Well-known style of organized trekking
    •  All necessary logistic and accommodation manage by trekking team themselves
    •  All food, tent and other trekking equipment carry by crew members and own cook prepare and serve food
    • It is specially offered to those remote areas where accommodation and food
    • won’t be easily available or if you want to get an experience of tent life in the Himalayas with local people
    •  All arrangement during the trekking is managed by our experienced and professional trekking members.
  • Do you have first aid during the trek?

    Yes, we provide fist aid during the trek according to its risk and no of peoples. Because of the many year trekking experiences of our guide and staff, we mostly focus on the medicine of those common sicknesses like altitude sickness, common cold, fever, throat problems, etc during the trip.

  • What is the solution if somebody gets altitude sickness?

    When there is kind of symptoms of altitude sickness, first of all, our guide or responsible staff give you first aid. Then they will bring you to the lowest altitude as soon as possible. Finally, still, you have a problem we manage a helicopter to bring you in Kathmandu or some other related hospitals.

    Note; All those decisions will be taken in negotiation, if you want helicopter first then other action we can manage that as well.

  • Who will be responsible for drinking water during the trek?

    During the trip that is your responsibility to manage drinking water. We would suggest you that please do not drink water in any fresh river or any other sources even some local people are drinking.

  • What is the payment process?

    We would like to happy if we would be able to make something easy for our clients, therefore we request you following way about payment
    Swift/Wire transfer

    Note: Remember that bank service charges related to payment are the responsibility of the client. Your invoice confirmation will be sent when we verify receiving the funds.

  • Can I make changes or customize packages?

    Generally, there is no available this option, but if sometime there would be kind of unwanted things happen like natural disaster, political protests, Unfavorable weather conditions, etc. We can consider it.

  • What if I want to cancel my booking?

    If in any case, you want to cancel your trip, that 20% deposit cost would be charged for trip cancellation fees. But, if you have paid more than the trip deposit then we shall reduce the 20% trip deposit cost and the remaining balance will be refunded to you via the original payment method.
    And this policy is effectively applicable right after you confirmed your booking with us. It does not matter whether you intend to cancel one month prior or one-day prior departure date, a 20% trip deposit is non-refundable.

  • Should I need to have travel insurance?

    Travel insurance is necessary while you are traveling high altitude. We suggest it would be better to have travel insurance even in an emergency. Please for more details check travel insurance in our website footers.

  • What is the extra cost for a solo traveler?

    We don’t accept solo traveler normally, but in case of critical case, or you were already been in those regions we can consider it. The cost for solo traveler also nearly equal to the sum of the cost of two people because those services we need to manage are almost the same.

  • Is it possible to find a roommate from the company?

    If coincidentally sometime somebody is looking kind of roommate as like you, we can suggest to them or if you recommend some of your known friends we can manage, otherwise, the company doesn’t provide it.

  • Can I come with my children?

    Yes, you can come whoever you want. But when you are coming with children or older people we recommend some specific easy trip for them because high altitude trek will more risky for them.

  • Will somebody or group accompany with our group?

    In case your group is happy or that accompany group is fine, it is possible. But you need to be clear about when you are going to accompany before to come to Nepal or after coming to Nepal and if they are here in Nepal how did they come here themselves or through third party etc.

  • How much begs can I bring with me?

    According to our government law, one porter can carry only 30 kg, so we provide one porter for two peoples, then manage your bag how you want, especially if you are coming with your friends. It means normally 15-20 kg.

  • What should I pack?

    Here is the list of your packs

    If you are going on the Sightseeing Tour these are the equipment needed to trek in Nepal :

    1.  Reusable Water Bottle
    2.  Warm Clothes (if it’s winter)
    3. Normal clothes (t-shirt, shirts, pants)
    4. Sunscreen lotion
    5.  Umbrella/poncho (raincoat)
    6. Backpack
    7.  Mask
    8. Hand Sanitizers/tissue papers
    9. Sunglasses

    If you are going to go on daytime trekking these are the equipment needed to trek in Nepal :

    1.  Basic hiking shoes
    2. Sun Lotion
    3.  Hiking Pants
    4. Windcheater
    5. Medical First Aid Kit
    6.  Reusable Water Bottle
    7.  Warm Clothes
    8.  Backpack
    9.  Shirts
    10. Hand Sanitizers
    11. Sunglasses.

    If you are going to trek below 4,000 meters altitude these are the equipment needed to trek in Nepal :

    1. Trekking Shoes
    2. Sleeping Bag(light)
    3.  Waterproof Jacket
    4. Medical First Aid Kit
    5. Reusable Water Bottles
    6. Flashlight
    7. Trekking Jacket
    8. Hand Sanitizer
    9. Hiking Pants
    10.  Shirts, T-shirts
    11.  Sun Hat
    12.  Warm Socks
    13. Sun Lotion

    If you are trekking above 4,000 meters altitude then these are the equipment needed to trek in Nepal :

    1. Trekking Shoes
    2.  Sleeping Bag(heavy)
    3.  Trekking Stick
    4. Waterproof Jacket
    5.  Medical First Aid Kit
    6. Down Jacket
    7.  Gloves
    8. Flashlight
    9. Head Torch
    10. Reusable Water Bottle
    11. Hand Sanitizers
    12.  Sun Lotion
    13. Woolen Hats
    14.  Hiking Pants
    15. Shirts, T-shirts
    16.  Thermos Wears
    17. Insulated Pants
    18. Down Jacket

    Note; You can buy those above mention things in Kathmandu or some in respective trekking reason.

  • Do I need to have a cell phone? What about internet access?

    It is not a necessary cell phone if you are going some high altitude, otherwise, if you are planning to go some short and easy trip it should be with you. A-one Himalayan treks and tours provide pocket wifi for your internet access or if you pay a bit extra cost there is charging and internet both available.