YOU NEED A PERMIT FOR TREKKING IN NEPAL
On the off chance that you need to trek in any of Nepal’s national parks or mountains, you have to sort out a TIMS (Trekkers Information Management Systems) card. This is essentially a trekking card for all climbs in the nation, while you’ll likewise require explicit grants for a portion of the more remote treks (like Mustang, Dolpa, and Kanchenjunga).
In case you’re set up for a gathering trek, the visit administrator ought to arrange this for your sake,
nonetheless, trekkers going only it should enlist at the Nepal Tourism Office.
Ensure YOU CHECK THE BEST TIME TO TREK IN NEPAL
Nepal’s seasons change significantly and will in general rotate around the mid year rainstorm period.
For trekking, we suggest timing your visit for the post-storm season (late September to late November) when the climate is clear and dry, and the perceivability to the mountains is most clear. While top season implies it will be busier, presently truly is the best an ideal opportunity to appreciate Nepal at its outright best.
In case you’re quick to keep away from the groups, Spring (February to April) can likewise be a decent an ideal opportunity to visit, with long days and warm climate. Know this is additionally the ideal opportunity for crop consume offs, which can imply that the perceivability of the mountains can be entirely normal, particularly in the Kathmandu valley and Pokhara regions.
Purchase YOUR HIKING CLOTHES IN KATHMANDU
Except if you’re as of now a sharp explorer with the entirety of the apparatus as of now, there’s definitely no compelling reason to proceed to purchase gobs of costly mountain gear BEFORE you show up in Kathmandu.
The vacationer region of Thamel is fundamentally the climbing garments capital of the world, and (not that we support it!) the Nepalese are aces at creating splendid quality imitations of notable open air brands, for a small amount of the first expense.
Our recommendation? Purchase the significant stuff (otherwise known as the stuff that will keep you warm and alive, and you completely need to have in flawless quality), like solid climbing boots, a proper down coat, and a couple of sets of top notch woolen thermals before you show up, and afterward get everything else there.
We purchased all our downy lined jeans, polar-wool coats, beanies, gloves, and scarves in Thamel and were cozy as mountain yaks (is that a thing?!) the whole route through the Annapurna Circuit.
Continuously TREK WITH A GUIDE OR GROUP
While you might be enticed to walk off into the mountains to get yourself, you have to recollect that these mountains are wild, flighty, and the elevation is a genuine issue.
Lamentably, regardless of Nepal by and large being an exceptionally sheltered nation, there have additionally been various unexplained vanishings of solo trekkers as of late.
In any event, employ yourself a guide from a trustworthy trekking organization in Kathmandu, who can assist you with enrolling your grants, route and acclimatization as well.
Trekking with a gathering additionally gives you an instant fellowship and care group, which is priceless on intense days where the climb feels interminable. The nighttimes we spent playing a game of cards by
the snapping fire in different teahouses with our gathering are a portion of our preferred mountain
recollections as well!
YOUR HIKE WILL BE FREEZING AT TIMES, REGARDLESS OF SEASON
Regardless of whether you’re making a trip to Nepal in the tallness of summer moistness, know that any climb above 3,000m in elevation will be cold. The higher you climb, the colder the air around you will be – and as you approach the culmination of Everest Base Camp or Thorong La Pass (Annapurna Circuit), temperatures can be – 10 degree the entire year around.
Be readied; thermals and a sufficient coat are an absolute necessity.
Height SICKNESS IS NO JOKE
On the off chance that you’ve been tailing us for some time, you’d definitely thoroughly understand Mim’s fights with elevation affliction on Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.
For the individuals who haven’t heard the story yet: she got propelled elevation ailment which advanced into aspiratory oedema (your lungs top off with blood – gross, and perilous), and must be emptied off the
mountain before long. This is an outrageous case, sure, but at the same time it’s normal. Before you head off on your trek, visit the specialist to get a solution for Diamox, and talk about how best to oversee height.
While on the mountain, drink heaps of water, keep on eating regardless of whether you lose your hunger, and go moderate. Effective mountain highest points are tied in with directing the tortoise – gradual.