Nepal trekking tips

Simple tips for your trekking holiday in Nepal for Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Manaslu, Upper Mustang or other area. Just get know before you come trek hiking holiday.

What is trekking??

Trekking is simply known as walking holiday in the remote area which is classic style several days journey heading one place to another. Nepal travelers can taste and experience verities of trek which among tea house (Lodge to Lodge) organize treks are most popular model. It is fully local lodge stay basis trek supported by guide and porter for the entire journey. Another classic style camping trek supported by different crew team and take cares all about the logistic supplies and services.  Since few years Nepal’s different cultural group people in different areas practicing home stay invitation program but due to very less and basic preparation it seems quite unusual anyway this new  trend so take time to develop.

Being a trekker you will be hide out several days in remote areas of Himalayan valleys where you will explore and rejuvenate. Trekking in Nepal Himalayas is not just related to walk and hike you will also experience door to door different cultural encounter. Probably as much further of open higher elevation area you trek there could get amazing views of stunning peaks.  Along the trek you can see probably many natural wonders which are some unforgettable for whole life. Trekking in Nepal Himalaya allow you to see also many wild life in nature which are some rare on planet.

Trekking Preparation

Thousand miles of journey starts from every single step….!!!!
There is no any special physical fitness or previous experience required to do regular trekking. Any one who have sense of adventure, moderately fit and passion for mountain is able to trek and can easily enjoy holiday differently. Trekking in the Himalayan regions some parts are moderate to fairly challenging above 3000m. Trekkers can face quite exhausting walk while going up hill ascent definitely- so make a short break for drinking water or rest to recover fitness and follow the gentle pace. Our guide will allow you to enjoy short rest break place to place all the way of journey as best possible for you to avoid tiring as well our tailor made itinerary are well designed in fact basis to fit all general level of trekkers.

Personal Expenses

Trekkers can carry some amounts of money to buy some necessary personal items or to buy extra table drinks, chocolate bars, hot shower, mineral water, souvenirs and tipping to the staffs after end the trek. You will be brief the amount of money needed according to the treks you choose.

Personal Trekking Equipment

Himalayan Mentor ensures most of the required trekking personal gear check list here. Trekkers can check it carefully and find out for trip convenient-

Personal rucksack or duffel bag, small day pack, good quality trekking boot, stick, water bottle, personal sleeping bag, sunglass, sun cap, sun cream, rain coat, down/Gore-Tex Jacket, thermal trousers, gloves, warm socks, shorts, sandals, T-shirts, pullover, flash light, personal toiletries, camera, binocular, reading and writing materials, medicine recommended by your doctor 

Passport & Visas for Nepal trekking:

All the travelers should have valid passport for at least six months and visa can be obtain from Nepalese embassy or consulate in your country, however visa is stamp at the time of arrival in Airport. Children bellow 10 years need not pay any visa fee. Travelers willing to get entry visa at the air port or at any entry points in Nepal are required to fill a visa form with passport and photographs while passing through the immigration.

Visa Fee

  • Gratis visa for 30 days available only for tourists of SAARC countries
  • Multiple entry 15 days - US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
  • Multiple entry 30 days - US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
  • Multiple entry 90 days - US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

Visa Extension

It can be extended at the Department of Immigration, Maitighar, Kathmandu.

  • Visa extension fee for 15 days or less is US $ 30 or equivalent convertible currency and visa extension fee for more than 15 days is US$ 2 per day
  • Tourist visa can be extended for a maximum period of 150 days in a single visa year (January – December).

Please click here for download visa form

Typical Day on Trek

Every morning after packing backpack and having breakfast, trek for a day commence. In the afternoon along the journey you will have lunch break and after continue again up to final destination of the day. After lunch usually walk will be quite shorter or may trekkers have lunch at final stop of the day. It depends on the weather condition of the day because some regions are very windy or cold and it is also good idea to get enough rest for next day walk. Regarding situation will set up by guide everyday along the trek. If trekkers arrive earlier may go for exploring around, doing bit of washing or relaxing with a good book or playing card. After having wholesome dinner hanging around the fire place of dinning room, play card or discussing fantasy of the day or sleep to get rest.