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We make a departure for any dates if you are looking for an individual Trip (Private Trip).

 

Fixed Departures

 

All fixed departure dates are guaranteed, choose your dates. We provide you all the services very reasonable price and the best quality services for providing trips as well. If you are looking for a private trek also, please just let us know then we will manage your private trek as per you’re interest and requirement.

 

Useful Info

 

We make a departure for any dates if you are looking for an individual Trip (Private Trip).

 

Fixed Departures

 

All fixed departure dates are guaranteed, choose your dates. We provide you all the services very reasonable price and the best quality services for providing trips as well. If you are looking for a private trek also, please just let us know then we will manage your private trek as per you’re interest and requirement.

The highest mountains in the world and the latitude of Nepal have tremendous variations in climates. The lowland plains are tropical, the midland hills are temperate, and the high mountains have sub-arctic and arctic conditions. For trekkers, the fall and the spring offer the best clarity (mountain views are a big reason why we travel to Nepal) and mild temperatures with the least precipitation. Below are Nepal's trekking seasons:

 

Fall Peak Season: October and November

 

The months of October and November are peak trekking seasons in Nepal: temperatures are mild, the weather is relatively stable, and the clear air makes for superb mountain views. The high mountains are still cold and lower elevations are still warm but the daytime walking temperatures are the most pleasant overall. Bad weather can hit any time of year but the fall has the most reliable conditions.

The fall season is also when Nepal receives the bulk of trekkers. The most popular trails, such as Everest Base Camp and the Annapurna Circuit, are bustling with trekkers and this is felt from the trails to the teahouses. The Thamel district of Kathmandu will be full of tourists and guides charge at their highest rates during the fall peak season (although hiring a guide is relatively cheap any time of year).

 

Spring Season: February through April

 

The second most popular time of the year for trekking in Nepal is from late February through April. The spring temperatures are similar to the fall and the trails are less crowded, but there is slightly more haze and precipitation. This means that in the spring you will need to reach higher elevations for clear mountain views, usually around 10,000 feet and above. Precipitation levels increase as the spring progresses.

 

Shoulder Months: September and December

 

The shoulder seasons can be excellent, particularly the second half of September and early December, but they are also more of a risk. If you're lucky, you will experience peak season conditions with only a fraction of the trekkers. If the monsoon lingers or the winter arrives early, the weather won’t be nearly as pleasant.

December is normally dry, stable, and clear, but also cold, especially at higher elevations. By mid-December high elevation trekking becomes treacherous and many teahouses close. During the winter the mountain passes may require technical equipment and experience.

 

Monsoon (Stay Away): May through August

 

The summer from May through August generally is a poor time to trek in Nepal (lower elevation hill treks and the drier Mustang and Dolpo regions can be exceptions to the rule). Significant heat and moisture rise up from the Indian Ocean, bringing hot temperatures, clouds, haze, and rain. This blocks the views, creates messy trails (with leeches), and leads to significant problems with ground transportation. The peak of the Monsoon season occurs in July when the weather begins to taper off into the drier fall period.

 

 Who can Trek?

 

Anyone can trek in Nepal taking the following considerations:

Precautions 


Anyone with heart, lung, and blood pressure abnormalities or a continuing medical condition should have a check-up and get a medical opinion before setting off. 

Older people 


Many recently-retired people have made it to the top of Kala Pathar (5554m/18,222ft) so age need not be a barrier. The older you are, the more important prior fitness preparation is. 

Younger children 


Caution should be exercised when taking children trekking. Younger people can be slower to adapt to altitude, and very young children have difficulty communicating exactly how they feel. No studies have been undertaken so cautious doctors recommend the safe maximum for pre-teenage children is 3000m/9843ft. However, a number of young children have made it to the top of Kala Pattar - 5560m. Trekking with children can be very rewarding and bring you closer to the locals. You share a common bond for there are few people without children in Nepal. Little legs are easily carried by a porter when tired, and Sherpanis are good babysitters. 

Teenagers 


There is no evidence to suggest that teenagers adapt slower to altitude than adults. However, they do appear to be more at risk. This is likely to be because of competitiveness and a will not to give in, and also because some school groups treat the trek as an outward bound exercise, with everyone carrying their own backpack. School groups should allow an extra day or two over the most conservative itineraries and be particularly watchful. 

Asthma 


This is no reason to avoid trekking. Kathmandu is horribly polluted but most asthmatics feel better once trekking. Look after your medication - wear your inhaler on a chain around your neck or keep it in a pocket. There is still the normal risk of a serious attack so brief your companions on what to do. 

Diabetes 


If it is well-controlled diabetes is no reason to avoid trekking. You cannot afford to lose the medication so keep it with you at all times and warn your, friends, about the procedures in case there's an emergency. Your increased energy expenditure will change carbohydrate and insulin levels so it's very important to monitor your glucose levels frequently and carefully and to keep blood sugar levels well controlled. 

High blood pressure (hypertension) 

 

Blood pressure will fluctuate more and be higher than usual while on a trek. You should seek the advice of a doctor who is aware of the history of your condition. 

Previous heart attacks 


Studies have yet to be conducted but it is likely that the level of exertion required on a trek is more significant than the altitude factor. Seek the advice of your doctor. 

Epilepsy 


There is a moderately increased risk of a seizure at altitude but is not a reason to stop your trekking. Your companions must be briefed on all the relevant procedures. 

Pregnancy 


Complications are common, especially in the first pregnancy. Sometimes sophisticated care is needed so it's probably not a good idea to go trekking while pregnant. The effects of reduced oxygen at high altitudes on the fetus have not yet been studied. 

Past history of chest infections 


If you are prone to these bring the medicine you are normally prescribed (usually Augmentin or Roxi-something), and at least 2 full courses of it. If you are ascending to high altitude for only a short time in the Everest region you may want to take it prophylactically, since your chances of picking one up are high. 

Immunizations 


The most accurate immunization advice for visiting Nepal is on CIWEC Clinic's page, Kathmandu's most professional medical clinic. It is worth reading very carefully and printing this advice out, plus what follows, before getting your shots. American doctors (perhaps to avoid getting sued) tend to jab far more needles than is useful. The best people to consult about vaccinations are clinics specializing in travel medicine. They will have access to more up-to-date information than a normal general practitioner. 

Hepatitis A 


Usually passed on in contaminated water; immunization is considered a must by most doctors unless you have had hepatitis A before. The vaccine is Havrix and a full course will give up to ten years of protection. 

Hepatitis B 


This disease is avoidable since, like AIDS, it's passed by unsafe sex or contaminated blood products. A vaccine is available. 

Meningitis 


Occasional cases of meningococcal meningitis occur in Nepal. It is an often fatal disease but the vaccine is safe and effective and should be obtained. 

Cholera 


The World Health Organization no longer recommends this vaccination. It is only partially effective and often causes a reaction. The risk of travelers acquiring cholera in Nepal is extremely low. 

Typhoid 


Prevalent in Nepal; there are now a variety of vaccines and one should be obtained. 

Tetanus-Diptheria 


This vaccine is recommended if you have not had a booster in the last 10 years. Many doctors advise a tetanus booster every time you intend to travel for any length of time. 

Polio 


If you escaped immunization as a child a series of vaccinations is recommended. If you have not had a booster as an adult, one may be required. Check with your doctor. 

Measles, mumps, and rubella 


If you did not have these diseases (or the vaccinations) as a child you may need a vaccination. 

Japanese Encephalitis B 


This disease is transmitted by mosquitoes and there have been sporadic outbreaks in the Tarai (lowland Nepal) and India. Western doctors based in Kathmandu suggest the vaccination only for people working in the Tarai for extended periods. In other words, you DON'T need this vaccination. 

Rabies 


This deadly virus is transmitted by the bite of an infected animal, usually a monkey or dog. The risk of being bitten is minimal but it has happened. A vaccination is available but even if you've had it you'll then need a follow-up course of two further injections. If you've not been vaccinated and are unlucky enough to be bitten, a series of injections is available only from the CIWEC clinic in Kathmandu and should be started within a week or so of being bitten. 

Malaria 


Carried only by the lowland Anopheles mosquito, malaria exists in the Tarai in Nepal (ie below 1000m/3281ft), and across much of the rest of rural Asia. There's no risk in Kathmandu or while trekking and the risk in Pokhara appear to be theoretical only. If visiting Chitwan from April to October then you can consider taking tablets to protect against malaria. The actual risk, especially since you are there for a short time, is minimal, and the side effects of some drugs less than minimal. 

Whether you are or are not taking antimalarials, the first line of protection is to avoid being bitten. The Anopheles mosquito is active only between early evening and dawn so you should cover up well between these times and use mosquito repellent on any exposed skin. All the better lodges at Chitwan spray the whole compound regularly with mosquito-killing chemicals. 

I am always staggered by the number of people taking anti-malarial medication who shouldn't be. The side effects of some of the stronger drugs can be strong, so especially if you are going climbing or trekking, you shouldn't be taking them. Ask your doctor about this. 

If you are behind on any of the immunizations listed above, they can be safely obtained at clinics in Kathmandu.

 

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