Mount Trails

Travel Info

Travel to the impressive Himalayan nation with ease and style with basic information provided in this Nepal Travel Info and make the best out of your vacation.

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…

Best Time To Visit Nepal

When is the best time of year to visit Nepal?

The wet (monsoon) season from June to mid of September bring the sparkling clean, green and lush with great views around. Autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May) bring almost perfect weather and are definitely the best times to come to Nepal. There are some great festivals to enjoy in autumn season, i.e  Dasain  and Dipawali colorful festivals.

Spring and Autumn are the best times for…

Nepal Travel Insurance

Make a difference in the places where you are traveling. 

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…

Nepal 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…

Trekking Guides and Porters

Nepal Trekking Guides and Porters are the key of your success while trekking in Nepal. Only professional, experience trekking staffs help to make your Nepal Trip memorable. There are mostly male trekking guides and porters since female are very few number in trekking field of Nepal but we can still can arrange female trekking guide as well. 

Mount Trails is promoting and supporting local people for sustainable tourism development. Our Guides and Porters who works with us are local guides and…

Volunteering in Nepal

Nepal is perfect destination for volunteering especially, after the devastated earthquake back in 2015  April. Moreover, volunteering in Nepal is one of the best moments of your life. You will get an opportunity to work in multicultural as well as interculture environment where you learn so much about the Nepali and Nepalese people culture and lifestyle.It is also a unique opportunity to explore remote areas of Nepal

Before and after your volunteering you will enjoy the beauty of real Nepal. The tour…