What is the best season for trekking in Nepal? And can I go trekking in the months of June and July?Passport no
The best seasons for trekking in Nepal are: Winter, spring, summer and autumn. This is the months of, February, March and April and late august through to December. Yes, you can go trekking in the months of June and July. In the monsoon the best for trekking are The Dolpa, Upper Mustang and low elevation trekking around Phokara and Kathmandu Valley.
What happens if I get sick?
If you should get sick during your trek, your guide will do his best to assist you in anyway. Medicine is not readily available in some remote regions so we recommend you to stock up on things you may need in Kathmandu. Should you require it; extra rest days can be taken. If you need evacuation, the company will be contacted and appropriate measure will be taken. In some cases you can find doctors along the trekking routes, or one can be brought for you.
Is communication to home possible while on trek?
In some of the larger towns there will be phone connection and sometimes internet. We can advice you on this when you select an itinerary.
Where to stay on trek?
During your trek, your guide will take you to reputable tea houses. The tea houses will be in sizable villages and be able to provide you food, water and sleeping arrangements of the best standard available. On tented treks, you will stay at select camping sites, all the equipment you need, will be provided for you.
What is Camping trek and how it is organized?
Camping trek is a fully supported trek where you are accommodated in tents. A full support crew provides you with toilet facilities and all your meals. The Trekking company will organized all of the facilities you will need. The company provides extensive advice about equipment to take and what to expect the team is fun and there is generally a couple of nights experiencing the local songs and dances of Nepal, when the porters and crew are in the mood.
Does ATC accept credit cards?
Yes ATC accepts all kind of major credit card including Discover and Diners club.
Is ATC's trekking crew insured?
Of course, ATCs crew is insured. The insurance covers the guides and porters, but for yourself you require your own insurance.
How many extra days should I allow in case of flight cancellation?
In case of flight cancellation you should allow two to three extra days.
How many types of trekking can you arrange?
Mainly We can arrange two types of trekking: Teahouse Trekking and Camping or Tented Trekking.
What are Trekking grades? How many trekking grades do they have in Nepal?
Trekking grades means explanation and description of the route where the trekkers are travelling. Mainly there are five trekking grades in Nepal. They are as follows: Easy, Moderate, Moderate to Strenuous, Strenuous, Very Strenuous
Does Trekking Requires Physical Effort?
Yes, surely trekking requires physical effort on the part of the trekker. The level of fitness depends on the trek. We recommend all trekkers to have a basic level of fitness. But for trekkers who are physically unable to trek our company will arrange them a pony-trek.
What is best time to visit Nepal?
The Best Season to visit Nepal is February March, April, May, September, October and November.
What is Trekking?
Trekking means gentle walking or climbing in the mountains or Himalayan range observing the local culture, society, religions, tradition, and natural beauty of the particular area where one is trekking.
What else do you offer besides trekking?
Besides trekking we offer Sightseeing all over the Nepal, Jungle Safari, River Rafting, Peak Climbing, Mountaineering, paragliding, mountain flight, bird watching tour, hot air ballooning, bungee jumping, mountain biking, rock climbing, hunting, kayaking, fishing and fully supported treks throughout Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet, Sikkim and Darjeeling.
Why trek with us?
Trek with us because we provide you the best quality service and the most reasonable price. We organize everything for you to make a smooth and enjoyable trip allowing you to get the most out of your time in Nepal. Also, our company is registered in different government bodies & Non profit Organizations of Nepal such as the Tourism board, Trekking Agents Association of Nepal, Kathmandu Environmental Education Project, Pacific Asia Travel Association, Nepal Mountaineering Association and the relevant government bodies.
Why Trekking in Nepal?
Trekking in Nepal provides an excellent opportunity to observe the local culture of the people and enjoy the beauty of nature undisturbed by the influence of modernity. The diversity of Nepals nature and range of exotic culture make this country ideal for trekking. This makes trekking in Nepal most popular. Besides, where else can you stand at the foot of the tallest mountains in the world?
Do I need to join a trekking company to get a trekking permit?
For some treks it is possible for you to make a permit without joining the company. But there are some trekking routes, which you require group permits for and these permits cannot be obtained on an individual basis. For this you must join with a company. From last October the government made it law that all people entering permit zones must not travel unaccompanied by a guide.
Where to get trekking permits?
Permits are needed for most treks. Trekking permits can be easily obtained through our company (we can arrange the permit for.) If fact, in most of our trips the permit is included for you.
What type of information is required in order to confirm the booking?
In order to conform the booking you should provide us the following information:
Date of passport issue
Validity of Passport
Date of Birth
Your complete name as in the passport
Your arrival Date, Airline number and time
Your departure date, Airline number, and time etc.
Which is the best time to visit in India?
The best time to visit India is from August to the end of December as the climate is a lot cooler. If you are heading to the mountain regions from March through to May and September up until the end of November are good times. Ladakh falls in the rain shadow and can be visited during the monsoon months of June, July and August.
Who will be leading my trip?
In India the personnel is exclusively local with guides who speak good English and have exceptional local knowledge, as well as first aid experience.
Who will accompany me during a trek/trekking peak program?
A guide, a cook and porters or horses/Yaks depending on the region will accompany you during the trek/trekking peak program etc.
Do I need a visa for India?
You will need to obtain a visa to travel in India, it must be obtained before you depart for your travel and cannot be obtained upon entry in to India. Visas are valid for six months.
Will I get sick from the food?
When it comes to travel in India, most people experience some kind of illness due to the poor hygiene of food and water. On our tours we use the best available ingredients when preparing our own food, everything is sanitized and of the highest standard. We use only reputable hotels and our guides will also supervise food preparation. With the proper precautions, there is no reason why you should get sick while in India.
What type of Lodging is providing?
In India you will be welcomed in small and fairly simple hotels, chosen for their fair level of cleanliness and a calm atmosphere. While on trek, you will be camping in tents that are provided for you along with all camping equipment.
What are the list of Equipment do I need to bring?
The following list only mentions the essential elements. You have to prepare a list of clothes and small personal articles you will need during the trek.
A good sleeping bag
A walking stick optional
A frontal lamp or an electric torch
A foam mattress is provided, but if you have a self-inflating mattress, we advise you to bring it
A fleece jacket
A waterproof jacket preferably Gore-Tex
Gloves and cap
A water bottle
A small backpack. It will contain all what you need during a trekking day and a kit-bag with padlock or a big backpack. It will contain the 12 kg personal belongings, carried by you. About 25 kg. backpack which will be carried by porters. We advise you to protect the inside of the kit-bag with a plastic bag.