Travel Advice
The Travel advice to Nepal

We are requesting you that to understand given trip or travel advice while traveling in Nepal you are preparing a vacation and going to reserve any types of holidays packages with any trekking or travel agency it requires

We are requesting you that to understand given trip or travel advice while traveling in Nepal. You are preparing а vacation and going to reserve any vacation packages with any trekking or travel agency it requires checking certain things as their legalization, i.e., registered under the Government, reputation, associated with related organizations, financial status, insured staff against accident and environmental awareness.

It has been found many companies operate their vacation packages without obtaining legalization from the Government authorities and some of the companies have been expired their license but being operating the business illegally. It has reported that ѕоmе of the tour operators, they have been implicated their operation indirectly from aboard without the necessary Governmental license and without paying the appropriate taxes which may cause avoiding the country’s revenue. Besides that, many individuals & freelancers have been finding conducted trekking illegally by creating a personal website or by contacting personally.

Our Travel advice: your comfort holiday

Finally, if you reserve your vacation with an unauthorized agency in Nepal or aboard, you will trouble and can be high risks that problems will occur during the route of your holiday in Nepal. You are kindly requested to make sure the company before reserving any vacation to guard yourself and make your vacation more pleasant and unforgettable. It is equally important to know the legal status of the travel company. Always check all the registration under the Government and its related organizations and reputation since it has been reporting ѕоmе of the rascal guides rubbing the trekkers in the remote and sexual harassment against the female trekkers.

Make sure the company and guide are registering with Government and Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal.

Make sure that your trek has registered with the Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) by your trekking guide or company for your security. Don’t trek alone. Trek with registered trekking agency. Make sure someone has a copy of itinerary and contact details of your travel agent at your home.

Register trekking itinerary at the entrance to the parks/conservation areas.

If your programs change, inform to your next of keen by call or email to let them know you are all right and what you plan.

Acclimatization: To prevent Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

Any Height more than 3,000 meters above sea level considers high altitude. Therefore, travelers should well prepare for the altitude sickness though anything abnormal that happens above 3,000 meters is, of course, altitude sickness. Listed some of the common symptoms are below.

  • A headache
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Disinterest in food
  • Vomiting
  • Difficulty in walking
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Tiredness
  • Anger/Irritation
  • Body aches
  • Slurred speech

Himalayan Exploration design every trekking and mountaineering itinerary with the high attention of high altitude sickness. According to the traveler’s physical condition, experience and healthy, it requires sufficient time for acclimatization to prevent from AMS. We, Himalayan Exploration would like to advise all distinguish clients to consult with your Doctor before traveling. Recognition of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) and its prevention. Click Here

Accidents happen due to insufficient information, inappropriate equipment or overestimation of your capabilities. Follow the advice given by local authorities and guides. Ignoring such advice could put yourselves and other mountain users in danger.

The following hazards exist throughout the year, especially above 3,000m:

  • Sudden weather changes
  • Avalanches and snow drifts
  • Landslides and flooding
  • Glacial crevasses and hollows
  • Rockfall
  • Thunderstorms and lightning
  • Altitude sickness

You Should do as following

  • Take note of weather forecasts and conditions
  • Make sure good physical fitness and have the necessary experience
  • Be in a team of at least 2
  • Inform someone of your plans
  • Take warm clothes and wet weather gear
  • Use sunblock (SPF20 or higher) and sunglasses.

Make sure your insurance covers you for your intended activity, including travel above 3,000m, mountain rescue services and helicopter costs.

The Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) provides live updates on trekking conditions in Nepal while online weather forecasts are available on the website of the government of Nepal Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.

Treks can take longer than expected. Flights across Nepal, particularly in high mountain areas, can delay due to poor weather conditions. Keep your tour operator, guide and family keep informed of your situation and travel plans. In remote areas, including long stretches of the Annapurna Circuit trek, mobile phone coverage and internet services are the extreme limit. Consider renting а satellite phone. A valid permit and Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) card needed to enter Nepal’s major trekking regions.

Guide and Staff Arrangements (Right person in Right Place)

Himalayan Exploration Treks emphasizes the staff along with other crew members since it forms the backbone of the organization. So, their effort and support are what keeps the service running smoothly. Our Company is duly established and well equipped by the field staff. They got already trained, qualified, experienced and professional. Besides that, our company appoints like Mountain guide, climbing guide, Trekking Guide, Trekking Cook, Trekking porter who is familiar with trekking route, and difficulties of trails in the respective destination. Hence, the Trek and Mountain Guide have obtained following training.

  • Wilderness First Aid Training.
  • Trekking guide courses.
  • Leadership and Skill Development Training.
  • Eco-tourism and Village Tourism.
  • Conservation of Bio-diversities Refreshment Training.
  • Language Training (English/French)
  • Basic and Advance Mountaineering Training (For Trek and Mountain Guides)

To meet our expert team or view profile Click on Team Profile for the particular team formation.

Volunteering and adventure travel

If you’re planning to volunteer or undertake adventure travel in Nepal, you should research any organization or company you’re planning to use thoroughly before committing yourself. The Social Welfare Council of the government of Nepal maintains a list of registered volunteer organizations. So you can ask for a copy by sending an email to

Road travel: Bus accidents are common but buses are often overcrowding, poorly regulated, poorly maintained, and driving standards are low. Road conditions are poor, especially during the monsoon or in mountain areas. Avoid travel on overnight buses. Don’t travel on overloaded or overcrowded buses. Although tourist buses usually offer a higher standard of comfort and safety. Every year there is some fatal bus accidents in Nepal.

About Author

Kumar Lama
Kumar Lama is a founder of Himalayan Exploration Treks Pvt. Ltd. He is leading a team of travel professional offering tailor made travel services across Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan.


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