Payment

Normally, we do not charge any extra fees or fuel surcharges. The listed price is the price you pay that including tax. If the tour package changes or upgrades the package of course there will be an additional fee or cost on top of the listed trek price.

We understand that you may not have a printer handy when you’re traveling. So it is not necessary to have a printed copy. However, we ask that you show your ID and the order number that you obtain directly after your reservation. We will assign a tour guide for you with the detailed itinerary.

We do also offer private tours or treks for individuals. Please contact us to get the latest information on your desired trip.

Preparation

It is always important to question while traveling in Nepal. A simple answer is to wear whatsoever is comfortable. It is preferable to dress in layers and wear clothing that will wick away perspiration and keep you dry and comfortable. Please check out our practical information page for details lists of the clothes that you should wear during a trek. Here is a brief list of clothing that needs to wear during a trek.

Clothing

  • Hat or cap
  • T-shirts (1 for 2 or 3 days walking): avoid cotton, a very long time to dry.
  • Sub-sweater or long sleeve shirt.
  • Pair of hiking sticks.
  • 1-2 trekking pants, light
  • Raincoat
  • Jacket (thermal and windproof)
  • Goretex jacket style, simple and light.
  • Hiking socks (1 pair for 2- days of walking) avoid very long to dry-type socks “tennis” (cotton) and high risk of blisters.
  • Pair of gloves (Nov. – Mar.)
  • Pair of hiking shoes with good quality.

Once confirmation of a tour, full lists of required gears would be sent to you. Please view our useful information page at the Equipment List section on the website. Here is a general packing list for trekking in Nepal that you need to bring.

  • Backpack (for trekking)
  • hat or cap
  • T-shirts (1 for 2 or 3 days walking): avoid cotton, a very long time to dry.
  • Sub-sweater or long sleeve shirt.
  • Some pair of hiking sticks.
  • 1-2 trekking pants, light
  • Raincoat
  • Jacket (thermal and windproof)
  • 1 Goretex jacket style, simple and light.
  • Formal jacket (keeping warm Nov. – Mar)
  • Hiking socks (1 pair for 2- days of walking) avoid very long to dry-type socks “tennis” (cotton) and high risk of blisters.
  • Pair of gloves (Nov. – Mar.)
  • A pair of hiking shoes with good quality.
  • A pair of sandals.

EQUIPMENT:

  • pair of sunglasses excellent.
  • 1 or 2 Telescope ( base on habit)
  • Water bottle (Min. 1 liter)
  • A headlight and its batteries.
  • Sleeping bag (-20°c for winter (Dec. – Feb.) and 0°c for comfort temperature in other months. Everest: -20°c.
  • The pocket knife (Swiss knife preferable).

MISCELLANEOUS:

  • Toiletries: Bio-degradable products.
  • Toilet paper + lighter.
  • Personal medicines:
  • Your regular medicines.
  • Antimalarial( loperamide deviation)
  • Intestinal dressing (Smetca deviation)
  • Anti-inflammatory ointment.
  • Painkillers (Paracetamol preferably)
  • Water purification pills: Although the taste is not good, but better than buying a plastic bottle of mineral water, which remains in the mountain?
    Adhesive tape (Elastoplasts type 6 cm wide) effective prevention.

AMPULES: IMPORTANT

  • Set of plasters + compresses disinfectant
  • Treatment for colds and sore throat
  • Sunblock cream (skin + lips)

Are you thinking of embarking on a trek, but are you not sure whether you are mentally or physically up to it? We listen to you! A trekking holiday can sometimes be a little bit daunting, especially if you’ve never been to one before. Before booking a trek, you should keep an average physical fitness. When booking a trip, you should mention some kind of sickness or recent medical problems. Most of our itineraries are designed to allow you the maximum time to acclimatize, and it will be done according to your convenience to set the pace on the treks.

We also consulted our expert staff and leaders to compile our top tips on trekking training and planning – so you’ll feel confident to take on a life-changing and fulfilling trekking adventure. This is the list of how do you gain your physical fitness for a trek if you take a simple, step by step approach.

  1. Do jogging or exercise you enjoy
  2. Mix up the landscape and atmosphere
  3. Fuel your body properly
  4. Focus on keeping your pace
  5. Consistency and persistence are essential
  6. Understand your trip grade
  7. Consider using hiking poles
  8. Go for a walk with your backpack
  9. Find the right hiking shoes

Reservation

We profoundly regret your decision to cancel your trip to Nepal, but we realize that there are many valid reasons for this. The cancelation must be informed in writing and will come into effect on the day it is received by Himalayan Exploration Treks. The policy of REFUND AND CANCELLATION is subject to the following cancellation fees.

  • For cancellation 90 days before arrival, there will refund 50% of the amount deposited.
  • And cancellation between 60-90 days before arrival, there will refund 25% of the amount deposited.
  • For cancellation between 30-60 days before arrival, there will no refund of the amount deposited.
  • And cancellations between 7 – 30 days before the date of arrival, there will reimburse 50% of the total package.
  • For cancellation seven days before arrival, there will be no refund.

Refer you our terms and conditions page for details of refund and cancellation as well as other policies.

Yes, it is compulsory to make a reservation for guaranteed spots on all tours. Reservations help us to determine the number of guides. We need to ensure that our groups remain manageable and enjoyable. They allow us to notify you of changes to the tour due to weather or anything that could disturb the tours.

We always try to be flexible with our trips for our client’s convenience. We are open to changes on the trips as long as the proposed itinerary. It does not harm your own chances of acclimatization on the trips. For customize trips please email us with your proper plan for customization.

A trip can be booked as far as one year in advance. We do not book more than one year ahead because of possibility of huge fluctuations in the international exchange rate.

 

Weather

We do hike in the rain, snow, wind, and any other weather conditions that nature decides to throw at us. After all, we’re going on adventures! If the weather is unsafe for any reason, the trip will be changed or postponed. You will be notified the week of your trip if there are changes due to weather. If the trip is on board then the guide allows vitally the safest way to change or replan the trips. But, we highly recommend checking our travel tips page which helps you to prepare properly.

The best time to visit Nepal is Spring and Fall. The weather is the most favorable during this period.

Autumn: From Early October to mid- December is the most favorable months for trekking. The mountains and landscapes are visible. Temperatures are pleasant, feeling warm during the day. The nights are colder. Many tourists are on trek.

Winter: January – February. The weather always cleared but cold temperatures. Most of the passes are covered by snow. It is an appropriate period for the Kathmandu valley trek.

Spring: The temperatures are very pleasant also increase gradually. The hills are blooming with rhododendron forests. It is a very good period for trekking early March to mid-May.

Summer: June to mid- September is a monsoon season with frequent rainfall. This is the best season for Trans Himalayas treks like Dolpo and Mustang.

There are many places to visit in Nepal according to seasons. Now you may find out the best time to visit Nepal as per your needs. Refer to your practical information page for more details.