Nepal is situated in the South Asia and is surrounded by China to the north and India to the east, west, and south. We know well, Nepal is also home of world highest peak Mount Everest.
Trekking in Nepal offers a superb opportunity to explore the local ancient culture of the people and enjoy the beauty of nature untouched by modernity. The unique and exotic culture and diversity of Nepal’s nature make this country best for trekking, climbing, and mountaineering. It is very popular and beautiful country in the world. Where you can get a chance to observe world’s tallest mountain, Mount Everest.
Nepal is a most popular unlimited tourist destination in the world. There are several airlines connected direct and none- stop flight from Europe and western nation to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. There are direct flights from Paris, London, Hongkong, Singapore, Bangkok, Moscow, Shanghai, Osaka, Qatar, Paro, Dhaka, Lhasa, USA and much more.
Visa Info: Entry visa fees, at current USD25 for 15 days, USD40 for 30 days and USD100 for three-month visa on entering to Nepal. You can obtain a visa after arriving at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu Nepal.
Trekking is an adventure activity and gentle walk through the trails. It provides great opportunity to explore the beauty of nature, rural village, village, beautiful mountains and other diversity of culture. We have to walk from one spot to another beautiful spot every day.
We have a deep knowledge and experience about trekking, climbing, touring in the Nepal's Himalayas. We always focused on higher quality service. We afford you the best and higher quality service as well as the most reasonable cost. We organized everything for you to make an easy and enjoyable trip. Our company is registered by under the rules of government of Nepal and not- profit organization of Nepal like Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN), Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) and Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).
Tea House: This kind of trekking is popular where treks where lodges are available. The basic idea of trekking is same, but the style is totally different. Here you will have only guides and porters. You stay in comfortable accommodation in small picturesque villages and, delicious food of their menus and your guide takes care of all the arrangements for you.
Camping Trek: This kind of trekking is an entire package of leader, guide, Sherpa, porters, camping gear, kitchen crew, equipment, and a whole mass of staff. Treks on more remote trails where everything is brought along with the group and food cooked along with the way. Treks can be as long or as short, as easy or difficult as you desire; we can cater for any age group and for any level of experience from novice through to well season adventurers.
In Nepal, generally four seasons (autumn, spring, winter, and summer). However, there are two seasons which are recommended best and major time for trekking. These major seasons range from September- November, and February- May. During the monsoon season (June- August), there are lots of places to visit, such as Upper Mustang and west part of the Dolpo route and Annapurna circuit, as these treks are in the “Rain Shadow” and almost unaffected by Nepal Monsoon. Our attitude is simple and believes in sustainable tourism along the adventure eco-friendly practice.
Nepal is an amazing unlike country for its size. All trekking trip up to the great Mount Everest presents its own unforgettable, amazing moment that survives forever in the minds and hearts of those bold enough to make the mountaineering. Here are some weather fundamentals to help you make sure that you come to the Himalayas of Nepal, well prepared with prepared to face anything. The temperature preserves range from very hot (37- 40c) in the lower inner Terai regions, however, that temperatures are negative in the northern regions. September- November, and February- May, there is a lovely climate for trekking and other mountain activities. There is plenty sun in the day time and only a little chilly cold at night. Monsoon times (June- August) can get very hot and dry with showers generally in the late afternoon and early morning.
Nepal Glacier Treks offers trekking, tour and adventure activities opportunities for all each age and strength level. Our trips are graded on difficulty level, based on the natural landscape and altitude of the trek. So, to prepare for a tough trip you should start training at least three to four months before your exit. Before departure, you should take an hour of aerobic exercise three to four times per week would be recommended a minimum requirement. The good preparation is extremely good to walk in the Himalaya and it's involving relatively steep up and down each day. You should be physically strong, smart and positive attitude, and then you can manage ascents and descent to the Himalayas. There is something about a trip in the Himalaya that any person suffering from any disease and pre- existing medical condition must take medical advice from your doctor before departure this trip. We won’t cancel your trip that requires you to have an above normal level of fitness.
Yes, our airport representative comes to the airport to pick up you. We will be displaying a signboard of Nepal Glacier Treks with your full name on it. And then you will transfer to your respective hotel by private tourist vehicle. You need a visa to enter Nepal, you can get easily a visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu on paying US$25 for 15 days, US$40 for one month and US$100 for three months.
Yes, first of all, our representative will receive you at the airport and transfer to the hotel. After refreshment, we host a pre- trip meeting in your hotel and our tour leader will brief about your trip. You will introduce with your trek leader and don’t miss the chance to ask questions about the trip. After briefing will hand over the itinerary and you can continue trek preparation in the hotel. During the meeting, please bring three copies of passport size photographs, Passport, travel insurance and writing notepad and pen.
Nepal Glacier provides several of activities such as local sightseeing, culture and tradition tour, lifestyle as well as adventure. The transportation to and from the purpose vary from domestic flights to vehicular transportation also ride on yaks and mules. It is depending on the nature of the travel. We afford you only those options which improve your local experience while allowing you to travel happily and professionally. Depending on the group size we use private tourist vehicles for sightseeing, city tour, hotel/ airport pickup and drop. We also provide cars, minibus, Sutlej bus, vans or otherwise 4WD SUVs, more suitable vehicle in traveling beside the bumpy and narrow roads of Nepal. The entire vehicle is usually air- conditioned except we are traveling in cold areas.
You must send around 25% advance deposited after the trip confirmation by wire transfer to Nepal Glacier Treks bank account and due balance you can pay after your arrival in Kathmandu by cash or credit card but there will be extra 4% bank service charge by credit card payment. Right now, traveler cheques not acceptable as per the rules and regulation of Nepal Rastra Bank. We accept the only master card, visa card, and national card. The above information must be ensured before travel.
Around Kathmandu: Here are all types of hotel available simple to a five-star hotel. It only depends on your demand but generally, we use standard rooms from three to five-star on BB basis in our trekking package. In the mountain during trekking, you will stay in teahouse/ lodges generally provide basic clean facilities with quit blanket and mattress. We can provide Nepal Glacier sleeping baggage if needed but the better idea to bring your own always. We regularly provide you single and double rooms as well as special residence. During the camping trekking, you will stay twin sharing tent with good mattress. Toilet facilities throughout trekking: on the trekking common toilet facilities are available on the mountain at tea house but now somewhere attached bathroom facilities are available at the teahouse. The hot shower facilities: during the trekking, some places there is no hot shower available but now will you get a hot shower in all teahouses. NGT will provide you hot water in the bucket for a shower during the camping trekking.
Yes, you can get easily vegetarian food in the Himalaya. The guesthouse and lodges mostly provide the vegetarian meals. The vegetarian food like Pasta, Noodles, Tuna Bakes, Eggs, Potatoes, Dalbhat (Nepali typical food), Bread, Soups, seasonal fresh vegetables and even some delicious desserts like Pancakes, Apple pies, and other unaccepted items. However, we always suggest our clients have vegetarian meals to keep away from the food poisoning, eating none- vegetarian and heavy meals at the high elevation are not really safe for the stomach. During the camping trek, our cook will serve you the vegetarian meals.
There are no boundaries on the size of a group. We organize a group, as well as an individual trekking and service, will be same on the mountain.
Of course, it is possible to arrange your own trekking group. Just book with us by online or our trekking office in Thamel, Kathmandu and we will fix your next Himalaya adventure. You can choose a private group and keep it open, in case other visitors can join your group. We agree up to 10 people to join the group.
In Nepal: we have a lot of trekking guide as well as tour and mountaineering guide. The most of the guides speak fluently English and someone speaks well. Some of the other support staff do not speak English and some staff can speak little English.
Without any support can’t walk up and down in the Himalaya. We need some porters/ sherpas for carrying the backpack. Yes, our porters/ sherpas will carry your heavy backpack and you will carry only the personal backpack with important stuff during the day in the Himalaya.
Yes, they have all received a 45 days training course from the hotel management and tourism center in Nepal. The guides also received high altitude first aid training from Kathmandu Environment Education Project (KEEP).
Yes, you must book your own international flight. We are a local agent and it should cost you pointedly higher to book with us. Please find more information in the international flight page.
YES, you can obtain a visa simply upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu. The tourist visa with multiple entries can be obtained by paying USD25 or equal foreign currency for 15 days. Tourist visa with multiple entries can be obtained by paying USD40 or equal foreign currency for 30 days. Also, a tourist visa can be obtained by paying USD100 or equal foreign currency for threemonth. Please bring your valid passport up to six month and two passport size photograph.
This is a very important question, the daily routine is must accept by the visitors. The daily routine usually starts from 6:30 am. Wake- up 6:30 am early in the morning, 7: 00 am breakfast and then begin to hike up before 8:00 am, 11:00 am to 01:00 pm day lunch and 3:30 pm to 4:00 pm trek will end. Time to rest or read the book before dinner. After night dinner time to reflect on all the wonderful moment of your day, play a card with a group and discuss tomorrow plan. Overnight stay at the guesthouse.
There are numerous of tea house with delicious foods. The most of the tea house provide a delicious food throughout the trip such as vegetarian items- Pasta, Noodles, Tuna Bakes, Eggs, Potatoes, Dalbhat (Nepali typical food), Bread, Soups, seasonal fresh vegetables and even some delicious desserts like Pancakes, Apple pies, and other unaccepted items. You can always get tea, coffee; hot lemon, hot chocolate as well as soft drinks. Everyday breakfast and dinner are used to have in the same guesthouse you spend the night. The launch will have on the way to a destination. You must ensure that all food items are available in the Himalaya. So not worry about the food in the trekking.
Weather in the Himalaya is infamously difficult to predict. Usually, the days are warm and night is quite cold in the Himalaya. The month of January to February will be tiny cold but the days can be quite beautiful and warm if the sun is out. There will be snow during the month of December, January, and February. September- November, and February- May, there is a lovely climate for trekking and other mountain activities. There is plenty sun in the day time and only a little chilly cold at night. June to August can get very hot and dry with showers generally in the late afternoon and early morning. The temperature can be as high as 20 degree Celsius to 15 degree Celsius low throughout the day time in the Himalaya.
Yes, sure you can charge your camera batteries on your trip. In the mountain, these facilities are available in the most of the places in your lodges but don’t forget to bring your adapters. And somewhere, you need to pay for recharge during the trip.
Now communication is very important everywhere. It makes connection easy and fast to each other. These facilities are available in most of the places, where you can make international calls and also internet access which you can use by paying some charges.
Living in Kathmandu, you can use USD15- 20 for lunch, dinner, and drinks. And also USD15- 20 a day will be enough to buy few drinks, chocolates, and bottles of water in trekking. It’s all depends on your spending habits.
Nepal Glacier Treks team always careful about client’s security and safety is our prime concern during the trekking. All of our mountain guides are well trained in basic first aid and can arrange with the basic sickness that may happen on trekking. In a case of an emergency, Nepal Glacier Treks will cover primary expenditures of any rescue operation. This is a condition of booking that you are amply insured for such happening as these costs will need to be covered by your insurance company. In the most of the visited area, there are health posts, which have been established by the government of Nepal, foreign doctors and some are operated by own personal.
You can use a credit card only in cities. When you out from the cities, you need all cash. So please change the money in local Nepali rupees before you leaving for Himalaya.
Yes, Nepal Glacier Trekking staffs are insured including guide, Sherpa, cook, and porters.
Join your beautiful palms together and bring close to your chest about five to seven inches below your chin. It is called Namaste. You could say the greeting in words as well as ensure it using a sign. The word Namaste is meaning like Hello, How are you? Good morning, I am glad to see you and nice to meet you.
YES, there is safe drinking water available during the trekking. Bottled water is easily available at the tea house and lodges. You can buy bottled water at the cost of USD1 at a lower altitude to USD2- 4 at higher altitude per litter. You can also drink the mountain spring water and normal tap if you bring the purifying aid with you. And we recommended that you must bring the purifying tablets and filter.
This is a hard thing to tell. A tip is up to you from your bottom of heart by observing their work and support. It is not compulsory, but a small way of thanking your guides and porters. The level of the tip would reflect the level of happiness and personal connection with your guide.
Your valid passport, must be valid up to six months after arrival from your trip, make a photocopy, keep a separate one photocopy and leave one copy at our office in Kathmandu before departure for the trip.
Your travel insurance, keep a separate photocopy and you must give to us before departure for the trip.
Your flight ticket.
Exchange your amount from foreign exchange counter and keep some cash separate.
Keep emergency contact number for your family contact and insurance.
A holiday trip would never be roughly making it to the closing point rapidly. Besides your tour and trekking, we can add extra days at your demand with additional costs to recover guides, porters, accommodating, food and other facilities.
YES, there are numerous choices and options to extend your holiday before or after your prime trip. The following trips are recommended for your holiday extensions.
Wildlife safari tour
Paragliding in Pokhara
Volunteering in village’s school
No vaccinations are required in the Himalaya during the trip but we mentioned you are covered for TB and Diphtheria, Polio, Malaria, Tetanus, Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B.
We also suggest you:
A dental check- up earlier to traveling
You must know your blood group in case of emergency
If you have any disease matter and pre-exiting medical conditions which could affect you on the trip, you should tell your tour leader and Nepal Glacier Treks at the period of your booking.