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Accommodation in Kathmandu: 3 nights sharing twin bedroom at one of the top-ranking Hotel in Thamel, (www.holyhimalaya.com) includes any time best Nepali Coffee, tea, and lovely breakfast.
Welcome dinner: Your first arrival dinner will be at hotel with Nepali leader (trekking guide).
Permits: All necessary paper works, National Park Permit, TIMS Card/ Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality entry fee.
Domestic Flights: Kathmandu-Luklan-Kathmandu (it may happens from Ramechap Airport as well.
MAP: Trekking Map.
Insurance: For all Nepali Members/ trekking staff.
Road Transport: If required to and from the Airport (Kathmandu airport or Ramechap Airport).
Luggage/Bag: Weight limit on flight is 10+3 kg. Trekking helper will carry the main bag (10kg).
FOOD & LODGING: Always good to buy the package without food. On our package we do include 3 cup of tea/coffee, one main course (Lunch and dinner) with soup, set breakfast in the morning, room twin in one in general.
Drinks: You can buy almost everywhere while walking on the day.
Trekking/Touring Guide: Government Licensed Guide with English Language for the city tour and on the entire trekking periods,
Helpers/Porters: Each 2 trekkers will have one porter on the entire trekking days.
Staff Salary and allowance: Salary and all expenses are included.
Valley Sight Seeing: One of the Buddhist Stupas (Monkey temple/ Baudhanth) and One of the Hindu’s famous temple complex (Hanuman Dhoka/Darbar Square or Pashupatinath Temple) with tour guide.
First Aid: Comprehensive medical kit.
INTERNATIONAL AIRFARE: From your town to Kathmandu and return.
NEPAL VISA: You can get on arrival at the airport. (Price depend on the duration that you are staying in Nepal, $30 for 15 days, $50 for 30 days and so on. You can fill up the online visa application form within 2 weeks of your Nepal arrival date.
LUNCH AND DINNER: LUNCH AND DINNER while you are in Kathmandu.
Extra Night: If you plan to stay longer.
Insurance: Travel and high-altitude insurance, accident, helicopter evacuation, note that trekking/mountaineering considers as spots on the insurance term.
Personal Expenses: Telephone, internet, hot shower, beverages, toiletries, re-charge/ electricity, laundry,
Personal Equipment: Clothing, packing bags, personal medical kit, personal trekking/ climbing gear.
Toiletries: Shops, shampoo, tissue paper, toothpastes etc.
Internet Service: On trekking days the lodge will collect individually with each user.
TIPS: For your guide, helpers.
Extra: That is not mentioned on the cost included section.
Be sure that trekking consider spots and you will be closer to 6000m while you are doing high altitude trek.
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Valid passports, 2 extra pictures always, flight tickets, visa information, travel insurance.
We run smaller group, we never include additional trekkers on any private trip . On joining group, we will let you know, gender, age group and nationalities.
The trekking practices in Nepal the company has an obligation to full payment for guide and helpers, permits, National Park entry and all as per commitment before they start trekking. So, there will be no refund or replace for any cancelations or early return from Trek.
Treks are all inclusive and cover accommodations, meals, entry fees, permits, guide, helpers. So, you are stress-free. Drinks, donations to have around 15-20$ is reasonably good amount for each day. If you are on a tight budget, you can control this one within your limit.
Tipping is not mandatory but customary and consider as a reward of their hard work. US$/5 to 10 (multiply by day) + consider good tips if their jobs are rewarding one.
Nepal does not require any medical certificate officially. If you have any pre-existing medical issues, please let us know while making deposit.
It is safe if you follow tourist standard top listed hotels and restaurants while you are in Nepal. Avoid uncooked vegetables, use bottled or boiled water.
Boots with ankle support, Gore-Tex or similar lining, thick soles, useful for rocky trails. Make sure that you are breaking your boots before arriving in Nepal avoiding blisters with new boots.
Safety is first, all our guides are trained, educated and highly experiences. The guide proactively ensure that wellness is look after carefully on each moment while you are on mountain trails. In emergency calling company head quarter (HQ) and informing concern insurance company happens fast like current. Bringing down to the best possible medical center using any means including Helicopter is always happening. We do not have any such a single bad experience that we are not able to provide needy medical facilities to our trekkers on their great need.
All our treks are designed perfectly to avoid the altitude related issues. After crossing 3000m (10,000ft) ascending 300m in general (1000ft) each day is adjustable for our body. If we do ascend more, there is additional lay out day. Our guide is equipped with pulse oximeter and will monitor blood oxygen level on regular basis. In our 30 years’ experience hardly anyone suffering seriously by altitude sickness.
Most of the tea houses are having western style flush toilets. Some of the higher elevation you will have Asian (ground) one. In urgent (while walking) you can always find off the trail, private space. Do carry Kleenex tissue of toilet paper on your day pack.
On the lower altitude you get free wi-fi, higher you go the charge goes higher. The best is to have local sim cards and use date package. Local phone covers almost all part of trekking routes if you are on open area.
Yes, you can recharge all your devices on tea house. They may charge $1 to $4 for it depend where you are.
Requiring special Dietary: We suggest everyone to stick on vegetarian meals while you are on trek. If you have any special dietary requirements, please let us know in advance.
Good verities food menu is available on tea house with local flavor. Omelets, toast, boiled eggs, noodle soup, fried rice, macaroni, Momo, vegetarian curies, pizza, chow mein, Burgers, chips and all time famous and complete food is DAL BHAT (set dish with Rice), there are many shops and even lodge are selling all type of drinks, snacks, sweets, chocolate! But hygienic simple meals are Rice and Dal (Dal Bhat).
Most of Nepal treks are based on tea house to tea house. Tea house is smaller lodge owned and run by local people. Many destinations modern hotels and rooms are available as well. While you are in tea house, rooms are generally twin sharing (single using is possible with extra paying), toilet facilities are Asian and Western style – attached in room or sharing one with cold water running. Some of the destinations do have hot shower facilities as well, higher you go simpler and less facilities are there. Buckets of warm water is always available on tea house (charge extra) if want to have dry shower. Please bring your own pillowcase and sleeping bags
Yes, Nepal Offers (Most Of Countries) On Arrival Visa. Be sure your passport is valid for at least 6months. If you fill up online visa (https://www.immigration.gov.np/page/visa-on-arrival) before heading to Nepal, within 7 days are better.
Look for Holy Himalaya, our represent will be there to greet you and transfer to hotel. In emergency or if anything goes wrong inside the airport or while you are in transit just let us know us by message, call, WhatsApp, viber using +9779851020061/9851043002 (Jyoti Adhikari).
You can leave at your hotel in Kathmandu with no extra costs while you are on trek
Always do carry on your day pack. Some time it happens that your main bag can be delayed being with you on time.
Yes, if your trek involves flight (mountain) there is weight limit i.e. 10kg (22lbs) and hand bag 5kg(11Lbs), total 15kg/33Lbs.
A day pack is for your extra layers that is essentials during the walk. It can be more like school bag, 40L roughly.
It is okay to follow your own pace. Our guide will normally stay at the back with slowest one.
Nepal trek is (except some high passes) leisurely planned, taking pictures, enjoying the surrounding and walk on your own pace, it is not a race. In general, we will be on trial closer to 9AM and arrives at the day destination around 4PM. That is trekking standard day.
Generally, the house we are using costs per night US$50.00 that includes (single or twin using) breakfast and all taxes.
Always carry US$300 to $500.00 extra with you. That is in general good enough for Nepal visa, phone/sim card, extra snacks/ drinks, charging electrical devices, hot shower, and tips.
You can use international credit card in Kathmandu and most of towns in Nepal.
Previous experience is not necessary, but fitness is necessary to walk full day on up and down on the mountain trails (6 hrs./day).
No age limit, if young below 16 and seniors closer to 80s we suggest to have private trip with a few extra days on the trail which helps to have successful trek to the desire destinations with full of joys.