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Altitude Sickness in Nepal Himalaya

What is altitude sickness?

The higher we go the more our body adapt by breathing faster and deeper. It means the air pressure is low when we are in high altitude. The breath we take the less oxygen so the trekkers suffered from altitude sickness due to not having an extra acclimatization day while on high altitude mountain. Altitude starts to affect us from 2000 meters above.

Altitude sickness common symptoms (Acute Mountain Sickness AMS)

When we are in high…

Nepal Travel Insurance

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When you travel to far out places your travel insurance is important. We highly recommend that you obtain travel insurance before traveling with us to himalayas. Please make sure you know exactly what you are covered for, as there are many adventure activities available during the tour, which may not be covered by basic travel insurance policy. Make sure that your travel insurance covers general medical expenses, hospitalizations and medical evacuations (…

Nepal Trekking Gear Lists

Head

  • Woolen or fleece hat, sun hat for sun protection while trekking
  • Sunglasses
  • Head torch            
  • Suns cream, lotion and lip balm

Hands

  • Warm gloves

Body

  • Some pairs of T-shirts and long sleeved shirts, pull over, light flesh jacket Poncho or raincoat 
  • Thermal shirt for high altitude areas
  • Wind proof jacket, fleece jacket or warm wool jumper
  • Windproof, waterproof outer shell garment for Higher altitudes
  • Down jacket to be recommended for cold nights & morning if…

Trip Grading

The trips we offer are graded according to difficulty, length and elevation reached.

Easy

These trips are for anyone in good health of all ages. There is no camping and only easy hiking. We do not need to have any experience. It is just a walking in Himalaya

Moderate

This kind of trip is for more active travelers. Trekking involves 5-6 hours walk per day with an elevation gain occasionally of approx. 1000 ft..

Strenuous

More demanding trips involve 5-7…

when to visit Nepal ?

When is the best time of year to visit Nepal?

Spring and Autumn are the best times for visiting Nepal, since the weather tends to be moderate and stable, with clear skies. However, due to the complex nature of Nepal’s geography and climate, there's a lot more to this. An ever-increasing number of travelers visit Nepal in winter and summer, and for good reason. With the right information, travel plan, and preparation, Nepal is a great year-round destination.

Low land…