FAQ

Trekking FAQs

 

What is differences of  Silver and Gold ?

 

The differences boils down to accommodation and meals expenses between two packages. For instance, in gold package we provide you with accommodation in tea houses and all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) where as in silver packages, the trekkers pay by themselves. Apart from that, services included in silver package match that of gold package.

 

Accommodation during trekking

 

We offer you accommodation in tea house(mountain lodge) in the Everest,Annapurna , Manaslu,Lantang region. A tea house is amalgamation of social hang out, restaurant and guest house all in one. Most of them have running water in the facility, many of them having hot showers which the hotel will charge extra. The rooms comes with blankets, some additional furniture with twin beds. While bathrooms are shared and toilets can either be squat type of western style.

 

Meals during trekking

 

During trekking you will usually have breakfast and dinner at the lodge where lunch will be between at one of the trail side restaurants. Traditional Nepali meal (Dal Bhat) i.e. rice and lentils as well as variety of different western items such as pizza, pasta and French fries. Most the tea houses and trail side restaurants do have soft drinks, snacks and beer readily available.

 

Can I take shower in tea house ?

 

For in most tea houses have running water facility with hot shower. Some of them have hot water but not in shower but from a bucket as expected. Most bathrooms are shared and toilets can be either squat type of the western version.

 

Will you be able to accommodate my eating habits?

 

Yes, trekkers can also be accommodated with vegetarian meals along with variety of western items and traditional Nepali meal, Dal Bhat. We recommend you eat vegetarian and happy to facilitate that with the tea houses.

 

How is the temperature of Everest base camp And Other mountaion 

 

In Autumn season, the afternoons are quite moderate. In good weather, it can get 15°C to 20 °C approximately above 4,000m and 0°C to 5 °C in the mornings and the evenings. The weather above 4,000m changes frequently with abrupt snow fall and temperature getting approximately -5°C to 15 °C but that all depends solely on the weather that time.

 

Physical fitness is an important in Trekking ? Should I do prior preparation to trek?

 

Even if you never gone trekking, you need not worry, you are always qualified for any trekking in Nepal. If you are spirited, reasonably fit, enjoy walking , you will be fine. But we do suggest you've dabbled in physical activities such as running, swimming, hiking before you embark on this journey.

 

Re-charging Batteries of Electronic Items on the Trek

 

While in Nepal, the electricity specifications are 220 - 240 volt 50Mhz (50 cycles per second) of power. You just might need to have a plug adapter in case of socket fitting which can bought in Kathmandu before trek. You might have to pay small fee per hour for recharging facilities in some places.