Himalayas Trips
holiday in Nepal with Experienced Guide
Trekking in the rich Buddhist culture, warm-friendly locals, traditional village, land of worlds heritage, high alpine valley's in the shade of the giant peaks of 'Mt.Everest'
Everest base camp
An excellent journey with time to marvel the beauty of the surrounding area and to merge in Khumbu's Sherpa culture, unmatched view point from Kala Pattar (5,545m) with face to face and ever exciting Everest Base Camp which are extraordinaryviewpoints for 4 of the world tallest peak.
Ghorepani Poonhill Trek
Standing on the Red Hill on Beijing C. Road, Lhasa, the Potala Palace is the highest of its kind in the world. The palace was first built in the seventh century and was damaged in the eighth century.
Tibet Overland Tour from Kathmandu to Lhasa
Standing on the Red Hill on Beijing C. Road, Lhasa, the Potala Palace is the highest of its kind in the world. The palace was first built in the seventh century and was damaged in the eighth century. In the 17th century, it was rebuilt by the Fifth Dalai Lama in three years.
This enchanting city has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks
Pokhara City Day Tours
This enchanting city has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks.............
Holy Gosaikunda Lake
Holy Gosaikunda Lake
"Holy lake Gosaikuda is highest lake from Langtang trekking region and it is surrounded with 108 lakes, small to medium in size. The holy Gosaikunda Lake is sacred among of both Hindus and Buddhists".
Thorung La Pass 5416m - Annapurna Round Trek
Thorung La Pass 5416m - Annapurna Round Trek
Annapurna Circuit is popular as Annapurna Round Trek goes counter clockwise from Besisahar to Nayapul and  Thorung La Pass 5416m though singular combination of delightful thick and lush forests, long array of surrounding ever smiling snowcapped mountains.
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Q: What is the common duration of the treks?
A: The duration of the trek depends on the region of the trek and on interests which you have. Generally we trek can arrange from 1-2 days to longer periods if you wish. Even the same trek can be of a different duration for different trekkers depending on their wishes and interests on the route.

Q:  What kind of accommodation do I get during of trekking?
A:  Basically on the popular trekking route as Everest, Langtang and Annapurna been well developed area, so we provide you guest house and Lodge which is called Tea house more like hotels, with hot shower, western food, and private rooms (twin sharing).  After spending night you can call it luxury on a rugged trail & it can literally be a blessing in disguise because weather patterns can really be unpredictable sometimes, especially at higher altitudes.

Q: How can I enter in Nepal?
A: Nepal is a popular tourist destination in south Asia and several airlines have direct and non-stop flights from Middle East and Asia to Kathmandu. Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu is the only international airport in Nepal. TIA has direct air link with London, Paris, Frankfurt, Doha, Osaka, Shanghi, Mascow, Bangkok, Singapore, Hongkong, Karachi, Bombay, Delhi, Calcutta, Paro, Dhaka, Lhasa, Varanasi and through from India by overland or flight.

Q: How difficult are the treks?
A: It’s all depends on the region of the trek and duration of trekking.

Q: What is electrical possibility for charge batteries during the trek?
A:  Most of the places during the trekking routes have small hydro power station. So, you can charge batteries along the trek. During high altitude you can also charge but you must pay by hourly.

Q: Where do we eat our meals and what kind of food is available?
A: During a Tea House trek you will have breakfast and dinner on the same Tea House, where you will be staying over night and lunch will be eaten at one of the trail side restaurants. During a Camping Trek all food will be cooked by our experienced cook. Every Tea House serves food by their Lodge Management Committees menu and you can also get some Tibetan, Chinese, Nepalese, Indian and Italian dishes on the tea houses.  All Tea Houses of our routs have variety of different food items, such as rice, vegetables, noodles, potatoes and soup.

Q: Is it safe to eat during the trek?
A:  This is most important part of trek. So, Food safety is always a big concern and we take it very seriously. That is why we have chosen the cleanest and most hygienically kept Tea Houses for our routs. During a Camping Trek our cook prepares safe and tasty meals from carefully chosen food items and only hygienic cleaning facilities are used.


Q: How do we get safe drinking water on the trek?
A: On camping treks, our staff will boil and cook meals treated by potassium permanganate or iodine and tea house trek; you will be able to buy safe hot drinks in the tea house. We recommend that you to bring water purification pills. On the trail, water from the streams is safe if away from settlements.

Q. What is possibility of shower along the trek?
A: Yes, Most of guest house with hot shower but most of the places you will be provided hot water in bucket for shower.

Q: Do I need travel insurance?
A: Personal travel insurance is not included in our package. We recommend you to get the insurance from your home country and please ensure that your insurance policy must cover for repatriation, high altitudes, trekking, climbing and helicopter rescue. Please forward your insurance details (e.g. policy number, 24-hour emergency telephone number, name of insurance company) to us when available.  

Q: How do I get visa to visit Nepal?
A: You can apply the visa in your home country or obtain at the airport on arrival.  To obtain visa on arrival, you need 2 passport size photo is required. 

Q: What is the best time for Trekking in Nepal?
A:There are many nice places in the Himalayas ranges where you can trek at anytime of the year. However the best trekking time is from September to December and March to May). Short treks and some Tea Houses treks can be done during winter season as well. For more details on trekking season of different routes check our season guide.

Q: What is the weather & temperature like?
A: It’s all depends on the season; the summer time is hot and sunny during the day with occasional storms in the evening, in winter at high elevations the temperature is very cold, but the days are normally bright and sunny, September through to November is ideal for the warm days and cool nights and clear weather. You need to be prepared for sudden weather changes while trekking. That’s why trekking equipment should be chosen carefully before the trips.

Q: Is there ATM facilities in Nepal?
A: Yes, Most of popular city in Nepal as Kathmandu, Pokhara and others city too. Even some part from trekking as Jomsom, Manag, Lukla and Namche has ATM. International credit cards (Master Card, Visa Card etc) are also accepted in all leading hotels, shopping centers, bars and restaurants in Nepal. Please note that cash is dispensed in local currency only.

Q: Is Nepal safe to travel/trekking?
A: Nepal has excellent record for tourist safety and it’s really not a dangerous country.  While you're on trips with us, we take seriously personal responsibility for your well-being.  We guarantee that you will be safe.

Q: What are communication facilities on the trek?
A: Along the common trekking routes as Annapurna, Everest, Langtang, Mustang and some other, there are facilities of telephone and Internet. From most high Himalaya’s lands you can make the telephone calls and also if you are carrying Nepali number it works.

Q: Will my Cell phone (mobile phone) work in Nepal?
A: Please, before left to Nepal contact your service provider and check if Nepal country is included in their `Global roaming' package. Please note, not all parts of Nepal are covered by the GSM Network in Nepal.

Q: What is a typical group size?
A: We try to bring together a small group of likeminded people to give them a memorable and insightful adventurous experience, and this is an invaluable opportunity to interact with each other in a fun-filled environment. Our travel group generally comprises of a maximum 12 members. We need a minimum of 2 participants to run our trek programs. For private trips, no minimum or maximum numbers apply.

Q: Do I need to register my name at the embassy in Nepal?
A: Yes, we strongly advise you to register your name with your respective diplomatic office in Kathmandu. If you ask us for the form provided by your embassy and complete the necessary information, we will deliver it to your embassy in Kathmandu.

Q: Is a Trekking permit required?
A: Yes, the government of Nepal requires a trekking permit for conservation area or National park. There are few restricted trekking areas in Nepal, where trekking permits are required.

Q: Do you provide any referral customers?
A: To know about our former clients' referral, please check our testimonial or ask about it.

Q: Will somebody come to pick me up at the Airport? Are transfers included?
A: Yes, our Airport Representative will come to the airport to pick you up. Outside of Terminal Hall, our Airport Representative will be displaying a play card a name of Company with your name on it and you will be transferred to hotel or our office.

Q: Is there any previous hiking experience required for the trek in the Himalayas?
A: As long as you are in good physical shape, you do not require any hiking experience for short treks.  If you are planning a trek longer than a week, some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, hiking is recommended before you embark on a trek. Trekking once a year is always the best regimen for your body's needs; as per recommendations from most health journals throughout the world.

Q: What is Camping trek and Tea House trek?
A: Camping trek is fully organized and supported, with a team of guides, cooks, sherpas and porters to accompany you. Our porters carry all the trekking gear, food, fuel and personal belongings. Our cooks prepare hot meals. Trekkers need only carry a small bag as required for the day. At night, tents for dining, sleeping and ablutions tents are provided and set up.
Teahouse trekking is guided walking and very popular in the well-developed tourist regions including Annapurna, Everest and Langtang, where western cuisine as well Nepalese food (Dalbhat) is available. Overnight accommodation is in good, clean guest houses, lodges and hotels.

Q: What are some basic Nepali customs that I should know about?
A: Take off your shoes before entering a temple, Monastery or one's home
Ask for permission before entering a Hindu temple

Q: Taking photographs inside the most temples are considered illegal
A: Ask for permission before taking photographs of objects, and including Nepali people.

Q: What time is it now in Nepal and what’s the phone code?
A: Nepali time is GMT/UTC plus 5 Hours 45 minutes. Area code for dialing to Nepal: Country Code: 977 Kathmandu City Code: 1 (e.g. 977 1 4701111) First three digits is the country code, second is the area code, the last digits are telephone numbers.

Q: What is the currency of Nepal?
A: Nepalese currency is spelled as Nepalese Rupees or Rupee (Rs) or Nepali Rupee, and in short it is written NRS or RS. 100 Paisa equals 1 Rs. Currently Notes of the following denominations are used: 1000, 500, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5, 2, and 1 rupees. Coin hasn't been popular in Nepal and hence is almost always ignored in business. It is recommended that you travel with smaller notes in less populated areas, while large notes are easily accepted else where.

Q: What about the insurance of staffs?
A: With due concern for the future of staffs, insurance has been done in various categories. We take pride in the fact that every employ by us is not only well paid but also protected by a life insurance policy. All our treks benefit the village economics by using local services (manpower, produce, lodges and other services). We ensure that all our staff is well paid, insured and properly equipped.

Q: How long do I trek each day?
A: During your trip, you will typically walk about 5-8 hours each day.  In some trekking routes, you need to have some resting days for impromptu exploration or acclimatization.  In high and steep areas, you need to move more slowly.  Your trekking pace is always adjusted to permit safe acclimatization.  Our treks follow established trails used by local people.

Q: Can I add extra days to my trekking trip?
A: During the trekking holiday its better not to hurry to make the trip to a final point. Depending upon various conditions and circumstances we can add some additional days at your request with additional costs to cover guides, porters, accommodation and food.

Q: How safe traveling alone women with your company?
A: We ensure all safety and security for individual woman traveler while with us, we are more confidence for this issues, believe us. We have train our guides, the way our clients want.

Q: Does your company arrange domestic and international flight?
A: We are Nepal based company. So we suggest you to arrange your destination International flight from your hometown. Domestic flight ticket is included in our packages tour.

Q: Does your trekking company accept credit cards?
A: We accept American Express, Visa and Master cards. If you are paying in person in Nepal, we request that you pay in cash or Travelers cheques as the bank charges for credit cards are quite high.

Q: What kind of clothes is needed for trekking?
A: Choosing the clothes for trekking is very important. Please, check our trekking equipment list for details.

Q: Can I hire mountain equipment in Nepal?
A: Yes, you can. All kinds of equipment are available for hire in Kathmandu. There are trekking shops at Thamel, in kathmandu in particular, where you can easily rent or buy items like sleeping bags, down jackets, rucksacks and duffel bags.

Q: Do I need immunization before I reach Nepal?
A: Yes, we advise you to get immunized in your country before you leave. For more information visit Lonely Planet/Health.

Q: What immunizations will I need?
A. No vaccinations are compulsory in Himalaya, but we do recommend you are covered for *diphtheria & TB, hepatitis A, *hepatitis B, *malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus.
We also recommend:
A dental check-up prior to travelling.
That you know your blood group in case of emergency.
That if you have any pre-existing medical conditions which might affect you on tour, you make these known to your tour leader and Broad Adventure at the time of your booking.
Meningitis: Recommended. Consult your physician.
Malaria: Nepal was declared malaria free country in the year 1976AD. Kathmandu is above the zone of malaria, but if you plan on traveling to lower elevations in Nepal before/after the trip then malaria chemoprophylaxis is highly recommended.

Consult your physician and visit the travel clinic at a major University Hospital or your local Public Health Department for the most up to date info on travel requirements.

Q: Is there any tax applicable in airports in Nepal?
A: Yes, during your departure to domestic cities, a tax of NRS 200/per person. Tax is included in the ticket for the international departure.

Q: What is the maximum weight allowed on domestic flights?
A: The normal weight limit is 20 k.g. While the helicopter shuttle system is operating the limit to Lukla is 15 kg.

Q: How many extra days should I keep spare in case of flight cancellation?
A: If you are flying from a remote mountain airfield like Lukla, Jomsom, Simikot, Taplejung and Dolpo, we should keep at least two spare days before your departure for home.

Q: What are the arrangements for drinking water during on trek?
A: You should bring a one-liter water bottle with you on the trek. We prefer that you purify water yourself using iodine in order to save scarce fuel. We can provide a limited amount of boiled water that you can use to fill your water bottle in the evening.

Q: What are the necessary documents that I have to carry during my travel?
A: A valid passport that should be valid for at least six months after returning from the tour and its photocopy
Travel insurance with its photocopy
Four copies of Passport size photos each
Cash and traveler’s cheque, keep numbers and proof of purchase separate
Flight tickets
Contact no for emergency for T/C’s, banks, insurance and family.

Q: What if I arrive early or depart late? Can you arrange extra night lodging? Is there a single room option?
A: We are happy to make arrangements such as personalized tours, extra hotels rooms, airport pick up and arrange for private rooms. Please indicate that you would like a private room on your application and we will contact you with information on single room supplement costs.

Q: Is tipping include? If not how much should i have Tops?
A: Tips are appreciated by your support team after the trip. The amount depends on your budget and appreciation of their work. Some trekkers give 10% of the total tour cost as tips. This is absolutely your choice, make the best of it. Only you can decide this.

Q: What information do I need to provide you before trekking beside deposit payment?
To process your trekking permits, flight booking, hotel booking, etc., we would like to have following information:
Copy of your passport, you can send us your scanned passport via email.
Scanned photo, you can send us your scanned passport via email.
Full name as it appears in your passport
Passport number, expiry date and place of issue
Nationality
Date of birth
Emergency contact name and phone number
Details regarding any medical or dietary requirements
Your arrival details (time, date, flight no., airlines)

Q: How much is the weight limits that porters carry?
A: Weight limits for porters to carry a load is 25 k.g. in Nepal.

Q: What if I change the ITINERARY?
A: Depending on any given situation, you can modify it to some extent after consulting with your guide. However, the date of your trek completion should always coincide with the original itinerary. You should keep in mind that this is an adventure trip into some of the most remote regions on earth, where any unforeseen events may compel you to go for a change in your itinerary. In such cases, we or your guide will suggest the best alternative similar to your original itinerary.

Q: ARE YOU A Registered TREKKING AGENCY in Nepal?
A: Yes, we are a licensed trekking agency. Please check out our document on company profile.

Q:What happens incase I get sick?
A: All of our guides are trained in basic first aid and can deal with the basic ailments that may occur on trek. The most important thing is don’t panic. You should always ensure that you have a well-stocked and appropriate medical kit as well as sufficient insurance in case you should have to be evacuated. A slight case of diarrhea is to be expected, as well as sprains and muscle aches – all a part of walking in the hills. Altitude sickness is extremely dangerous but mostly avoidable if you follow a few simple rules: trek high and sleep low, drink at least 3 liters of water per day (not including beer or soft drinks!). If you feel shortness of breath, a slight headache or dizziness, tell your porter/guide and rest immediately. Lie down, drink water. If you are still feeling unwell you may consider going down a few hundred meters. Do not pretend you are okay, and do not go down alone. A descent of a few hundred meters overnight may be enough to make you fully able to start trekking again tomorrow. Extra day of acclimatization is included in all our high altitude treks.

Q: What are the symptoms of altitude sickness?
A: Altitude sickness often known as Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is a particularly important medical consideration while trekking in Nepal. Altitude sickness means the effect of altitude on those who ascend too rapidly to elevations above 3000 meters. The initial symptoms of AMS are as follows:
Nausea, vomiting
Loss of appetite
Insomnia/ sleeplessness
Persistent headaches
Dizziness, light headaches, confusion
Disorientation, drunken gait
Weakness, fatigue, lassitude, heavy legs, slight swelling of hands and face
Breathlessness and breathing irregularly
Reduced urine output

Q: What sort of experience dose your guides have?
A: our Guides have many years of guiding experience in Nepal as well as in Tibet. Most of them have been spending years exploring the country. Our guides are trained by the Nepal Mountaineering Association, the Ministry of Tourism and at the High Altitude Medical Training Center. Our guides are trained in first aid and know how to handle any situation. All our guides speak fluent English and our guises equally focus on promoting our Nepalese culture not only of the city dwellers but reaching the culture of remote areas of Nepal as well. We believe in and follow the idea that it’s not enough to take visitors to special places or special cultures, we need to provide guides who can get people feel involved in what they are experiencing, explain it thoroughly and keep them entertained.
We are the company that strives to educate the travelers, help them explore the country and make them believe that their stay in Nepal was worthwhile.

Q: What about the Porters?
A: Porters are hired at the beginning of a trek and they are registered on porter progress and belong to relative associate. They are well equipped and well paid.

Q: Ho do i book with you?
A: After choosing a trip of your choice, the first step is to fill up the form available here. A deposit has to be made in order to confirm the reservation. All details will be emailed to you to make it easy for you to book. The next step is to get on a plane and jet down to Asia, and then get ready for an adventure that will be a 'once-in-a-lifetime-experience'.

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