What is Trekking ?
Trekking is making a journey on foot, especially to hike through mountains areas for multiple days and along Lovely mountains, villages and enjoying nature and/or close contact with people in remote mountain villages where lifestyles sometimes is unchanged since many generations.
Type of Trek
There are two major trekking types in Nepal, Tea House Trekking and Camping Trekking.
What is Camping Trekking?
Camping trek is fully organized by team members with supplier of all necessary provide. The whole equipments- tents, sleeping mats, intake tent, area instrumentation, foods and other stuffs provided by the company .Guide, cook, encampment staffs, area team and porters. On the trekking, end of the day; they are planning to mount the campsite as best possible places, prepare foods and long halt. Among the morning escape the camp electronic computer have breakfast and continue onward hiking which may take involves until end of the pre planed trek.
The typical days of encampment trek jointly follows identical as eating house trekking as timetable and the foods will we tend to tend to steamed by well-trained cook. At encampment, spot variety of our staff team likes to sing song and dance too or some places mother cluster of space folks would possibly come to perform their native culture show. Throughout this regards your guide will collect some donation for them that they use that money for social service– care of health and preserve their typical culture. We recommend camping trek with group rather individual basis.
What is Teahouse trekking?
In Nepal, Teahouse trekking is that the trekkers use local lodges for food, accommodations instead
Sleeps on the tent carry their own food in the mountain. Tea House lodge keep the basic amenities with accommodation and they serve you excellent local food and western dishes. Within the teahouses, your guide will ensure you that to stay in purchase the minimum level of comfort you expect neat and clean room, hot showers and other normal facilities are accessible principally in regular and most well liked routes – Annapurna, Mt. Everest and Lang tang areas and other newly open trekking routes. These day, in most of the
Famous trekking routes their own local community have developed the level of standard in local teahouses for the betterment of village tourism.
Trek grading system
Trekkers without previous experience are offered a diverse range of easy treks. The easy trek involves no difficult climbing or ascents to high altitudes and is usually less than a week suitable for everyone. However, it is not loss of height means loss of interest while lower altitude treks often provide colorful horizons of a whole series of mountain ranges. The easy treks are considered of full access of teahouses and low altitude.
Medium treks are more challenging than easy and are suitable for any trekker looking for something a bit more energetic. In general, they are longer than roughly 10 days walking up and down climb to higher altitudes. At this altitude, you will be rewarded with close-up views of bigger mountains. The medium treks are considered of full access of higher altitudes.
Trekkers with some previous mountain walking experience should only undertake medium-hard treks. These treks ascend to high altitudes (up to 5000m) and involve some steep climbing, although it is never necessary to use ropes.
Hard treks are suitable only for real adventure seekers. Some steep ascents to high altitudes with the possibility of rope climbing are involved in this category. Trekkers will need stamina to complete one of these wilderness treks as they might lasts for 20-28 days.
Trekking equipment checklist
Equipment checklist (some things depending on temperatures and the phase of development of the trekking area:
A pair of hiking/trekking boots
A pair of slippers
Several pairs of woolen socks and cotton socks
One light long underwear bottom
One medium long underwear bottom
A pair of climbing and pile pants
Two medium poly pro shirts
One light woolen/fleece sweater
One pile jacket
One down vest
One down sweater/jacket
A pair of light wind Gore-Tex jacket and pant
A pair of woolen hat and Sun hat
A pair of glacier glasses
A pair of Gore-Tex glove shells with liner or ski gloves
A pair of woolen gloves
A Swiss Army knife
A trekking pack
Sun screen lotion SPF 10 to 30 and sun screen stick SPF 10 to 30
Books, mp3 player (opt)
An one-liter water bottle
A pair of trekking poles (opt)
One torch with enough sets of batteries
large and strong waterproof duffle bag
toilet paper (opt)
Towel, biodegradable soaps, pre-moistened novelettes, wash cloth, sunscreen, lip balm, and any additional personal items such as toothbrush, comb, etc.
Personal first aid kit box:
Be advised to check with your doctor. Suggestions: aspirin or ibuprofen, Band aids/bandages, moleskin, scissors, tweezers, tropical antiseptic, anti-acid tablets, laxative, water purification tablets.