Where is Nepal ?
Nepal a land locked Himalayan kingdom located between India and China, southern Asia, Situated on the lap of Mt Everest the highest peak of the earth. Officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, located between 80 degree 12? east longitude and 26 degree 22″ and 30 degree 27″ north latitude. The length of Himalayan nations Nepal is 885 kilometers east-west and its breath varies from 145 to 241 Km. north-south. Total area of Nepal is 147,181 sq km. according to census 2068 (2011) population of the nations reached 26,620,809; Nepal is the world’s 93rd largest country by land mass and the 41st most populous country. Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. Nepal is 5 hours 45 minutes ahead of GMT.
Nepal is one of the world’s poorest countries, about half the population of Nepal lives below the poverty line it’s our bitter reality. Nepal is famous for country of Mt Everest and birth place of Lord Buddha. Nepal is known as a world’s second largest country in water resources. Nepal divided in three main geographic regions these are Himalayan Region, Mountain Region and Plain Region. Nepal is geographically, culturally and linguistically diverse known as a natural hub of south Asia but still hidden and unknown to most of the people around the world.
The country has turned into a paradise for mountaineers, trekkers and nature lovers. Highlight of Nepal are birth place of Lord Buddha (the light of Asia, apostle of peace), highest peak of the planet (The Mount Everest 8848 meters) and impressive Himalayan range including eight out of ten highest peak of the world. Nepal is small in geographical spread but it boasts stunning natural and cultural majesty and picturesque landscape that attract the mountaineers, trekkers, travelers, explorers, and nature lovers around the world, we are here to make your Nepal trip memorable forever. Visit Nepal once in life tile to find the secreted wonders of Himalayan nation Nepal. If you need more information about Nepal feel easy too.
What is Camping Trekking ?
Camping trek is fully supported trek which is away from the main trekking routes you walk through lonely and remote areas of Nepal. The complete equipment (2-man tents with comfortable mats, community tent, kitchen equipment, food etc is provided by us. There will be also a trained cook to ensure your physical well-being, kitchen boys and porters in your team.
A guide will be employed to handle the whole trekking program. However, while you are on a camping trek, you will have to stick to the program and schedule which is pre-arranged by the guide.All the meals will be prepared on the way using the fresh vegetables available in the surrounding area. Some tinned food will also be served. While your exposure to all the elements of the mountain environment will be more direct by camping, the interaction with the local communties is less direct in this option.
First Time Trekking in Nepal ?
Generally the Trekking in Nepal Himalayas are easy and following good paths with well trodden routes, Nepal most popular trekking routes like Everest, Annapurna and Langtang are well supplied with tea shop and lodges and the trails between these are well used and present easy walking conditions.
We have Short easy to Long difficult trekking . You can choose the trek as per your time and fitness level. Normally our trekking allow plenty of time to comfortably complete the itinerary. To ensure that everyone is in good shape on the steady ascent to the trail like Annapurna Base camp, Everest Base camp, Throngla pass and other trekking, all of our trekking itinerary includes an acclimatization days. This ascent presents no real difficulty and should be within the capabilities of fit and active hill walkers. However, there are couples of quite long trekking days and it should be noted that trekking at altitudes above 5000 meters is necessarily strenuous.
Trekking is physical but certainly not beyond the majority of people. The main thing is what sort of experience you want to have from the trekking. You want to reach the center of the great white peaks or you want to pass through villages with many different ethnic cultures. Or you want to get away from it all and disappear into the remote mountains or you might just wish to see a glorious mountain view with little exertion. Another consideration is how much time you have and in what season you would like to trek. Or 3 weeks to a month treks higher passes often close from December to February due to excessive snowfall but 1 to 2 weeks trek can be done easily.
While you are in trekking, walking through the trail after few days body and mind will become completely adjusted, so that it seems this is all one ever meditating with attention put on every step. Take out of yourself in powerful landscape where for centuries holy men and pilgrims have lost and found themselves leaving. The villagers of the Himalaya help reveal all that remains hidden during the everyday existence.
You are advices to start an exercise program. If you don't exercise regularly, start. Aerobic fitness is a key factor of a comfortable trekking experience; if your body is used to physical exertion, you will be less likely to suffer from exhaustion or injury. As many as six months before your trek (depending on your level of physical fitness), aim to start a program of regular physical activity for an hour per day, five days per week.
What is Trekking ?
Trekking is simply walking; it is traditionally applied to overland journeys made on foot. Trekking is the multi-days joyful walking trip enjoying the scenery of rural regions, rugged hills and valleys. From one place to the next you walk mostly on reasonable trails with only some tome encounter on snow. The walking days on the trek are from 4 to 6 hours each day. Trekking is not the climbing or mountaineering so no need climbing equipment for trekking.
Trekking can be done anywhere in the world. Several areas are particularly popular with travelers, including the mountainous regions such as the Himalayas in Asia (Specially Nepal)
Trekking in Nepal can be done shorter 2,3 days to longer a month. You can do different levels of trekking from easy to hard, mostly easy treks are shorter walks following well traveled trails through villages with facilities for trekking, every day walking 4 to 6 hour and maximum height of 2200m, medium grades treks involves some steep climbing can be organize both on teas house and camping styles, some time longer walking also needed 8 to 9 hours, trekking with longer time will be for harder trekking and it is in more remote places, there will be longer day mostly camping styles trekking.
Trekking in Nepal mostly done on tea house and camping styles read more of Tea house and Camping Style trekking.
What is Nepal country known for ?
Nepal has the birth place of Lord Buddha at Lumbini, which is located at the lower part of Nepal known as Terai, near the Indian border of Raxaul. Nepal also has the birth place of Hindu Lord Sita, located at Janakpur also at Terai region. Nepal is also known by the world as having the highest summit Mount Everest, which is 8848 meter tall.
Nepal is also known by the legendary warriors, the Gorkhas who fought in world wars with their unique knives known as Khukuri. Gorkhas would fight against the guns in batel and their bravery was of remarkable one.
Nepal is the only Hindu Kingdom in the world. Nepal is a natural beauty, here water and natural resources are plentiful.
When is the best time to travel to Nepal ?
When traveling abroad, climatic factors always remain an important issue. Your best time for Nepal is October to November or February to April. Visit Nepal during October to November, as this is the time when you can expect better visibility, the air is fresh, and the weather is perfect and that the Nepalese most important festivals (Dashain & Tihar) are marked during that season .
May to June is also a good time to travel although the weather is hot and dusty- you can live with that; wear a mask and a Nepali Topi (Cap) and learn how Nepalese get along with this period. December to January is the winter season in Nepal, which is also a good time to travel; the climate and visibility is good. Snow jackets and sweaters are recommended. Mansoon starts from Mid June to September; traveling during this period is not advisable unless you are the one who loves best in everything or finds best from anything. Just bring your raincoat during that season, and have a blast!
Altitude Sickness often known as Acute Mountain sickness (AMS) is particularly an important medical consideration while trekking in Nepal. The symptoms of AMS are as following.
Loss of appetite
Dizziness, light headedness confusion.
Drunken gait disorientation
Weakness fatigue lassitude heavy legs.
Slight swelling of hand and face
Breathlessness and breathing irregularity
Less urine output
Preventation of AMS
Acclimation after 1000m ascent stays one more night for acclimatization.
Do not make a rapid ascent.
No alcohol no sleeping pills no smoking no sex
Drink more fluid 3-4 litres day clean water boiled and filtered of medicated tea coffee soup and juice.
No heavy backpacks 10-12 kiliograms Ok.
Ascend less than 300m a day above 3000m of altitude.
Climb higher always sleep lower.
Treatment of AMS
Altitude sickness begins with uneasy feeling and then headache. Vomiting is the last stage. When this problem occours wait know hope and expectations but to decent to the lower part of the region.
Oxygen supply if possible.
Diamox-125 mg before dinner for sleeping problem.
Nafedipine for high altitude pulmonary Edema
Steriods/Dexmethasone for high altitude cerebal Edema
Do not leave your team member unattended.