FAQ's

What kinds of trekking do you offer and what are they?
We proudly offer Camping Trek and Tea house trek.
Camping Trek- Is one of the fundamental real adventurous outdoor activities. We have a real unity and combination of professional guide, cook, sherpas, porters and so on. Where our crew will manage tent, food stuffs and other necessary mountain gears as well. Definitely you will be proud and pleased to see their discipline and constant labor on your service. There are many beautiful places in Nepal where can be reached only by organized trek and enthusiasts regard camping trek as the best way to see nature. In other word we can call organized trek as "Environmental Friendly" trek because we'll be clutching everlasting nature all the time out of crowd and pollution.

Tea House Trek- Tea house trek is going village to village by living in the local lodges. It is good because you can directly interact with the local people and see the reality but now a days these most popular trekking regions like Everest, Annapurna and Langtang are being developed so that you can not see whole Nepal by viewing these areas. But our professional team will, no doubt, let you see the realistic map of Nepal throughout their mind.

What is trekking permit and is it required?
Trekking permit is a special pass given to the trekkers by the Nepal Government after proceeding some criteria to some restricted areas like Upper Mustang, Kanchenjungha, Dolpa, Humla region etc. Only some trekking agencies can make these trekking permits but Vista Trek (P) Ltd. had already got authority to deal with it. The government of Nepal no longer requires a trekking permit for Everest, Annapurna, Langtang and some other regions. However conservation area entry permits or national park permits are required.

What is altitude sickness and what happens if I get sick?

Altitude sickness, also known as acute mountain sickness (AMS), is a pathological condition that is caused by acute exposure to low air pressure (usually outdoors at high altitudes). It commonly occurs above 2,400 metres (approximately 8,000 feet). Acute mountain sickness can progress to high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) or high altitude cerebral edema (HACE). Symptoms of Altitude sickness.

  • Lack of appetite, nausea, or vomiting
  • Fatigue or weakness
  • Dizziness or light-headedness
  • Insomnia
  • Pins and needles
  • Shortness of breath upon exertion
  • Persistent rapid pulse
  • Drowsiness
  • General malaise
  • Peripheral edema (swelling of hands, feet, and face).

When you get altitude sickness our staff will assist you with basic first aid treatment because they are always equipped with necessary medical supplies. You will immidiately be taken to lower altituide , however If you are in a critical condition then we will arrange the rescue helicopter dealing with your insurance company and bring you down to Kathmandu or Pokhara for further medical attention.

Are there any age limits for trekking?
There's no age limit for trekking as long as you are physically fit and have great desire to trek. We have operated trip to Himalaya from 7 years old kids to 75 years old and elderly . We generally suggest to have a few extra days for the trek.

What happen if we end our trek earlier than the schedule? Do we get any refund?
There will be no refund if you end the trip earlier due to the health problem or personal issue. Please kindly understand that our cost is same once guide and porter commited their time for the trek. However we will provide you an accommodation with breakfast .

Can we charge our mobile or camera in Trekking?

Most of the popular Trekking routes have facility to charge mobile and cameras. You can definitley charge the however depending on the trekking routes , or Village or lodge, some battery charging fee may be applied.

What is the temperature we expect in the trek?
Temperature vary depending on the season and on the elevation. Night is generally cool and the days are warm. Winter (December, January & February )is very cold that temperature can go down up to minus 20°C above 4000 meter and can expect some snow. During Autumn & Spring Season, it is around 15°C-20 °C during day and 0°C-5°C during night.

Can we buy or rent trekking equipments in Nepal?
You can rent Sleeping bag and down jacket in Kathmandu for less than a $1 a day however other necessary equipments you can buy here for fairly cheaper price. There are also genuine equipment stores of several popular brands in Kathmandu but you can get cheaper fake yet good quality easily.

What is the booking procedure of this trip?

Your trip confirming mail is required along with your contact, passport copy , scanned copy of passport size photograph and arrival detail.

Do I have to pay anything in advance? What happened our advance payment in case of trip cancellation?
We take 20% of the trip amount in an advance for the preparation for the trip. Remaing sum of the trip can be paid upon arrival in any convertible currences. If you have to cancel the trip due to some personal reason, then your advance payment is 100 percent secured for next time.

What are the exchange facilities in Nepal?

Nepal has modern banking facilities and some international banks even have offices in Kathmandu. Almost all foreign currencies along with credit or david cards accepted in Nepal. There are plenty of ATM facilities where you can easily withdraw your necessary amount of cash.

How about the Tip? Is it mandatory?

Tipping to guide and porter is customary and always appreciated in Nepal, however it is not mandatory . A small gratitude at the end of the trek will show your appreciation to their great effort which is a help goes to their family.

How much money should I bring beside the trip cost?
All of our trekking package covers meal, accommodation, necessary entry permits and staff fees. However lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and personal expenses during the trip such as hot shower, batteri charging, water, snacks, or tea beyond your included meals, souvenirs, tips, or donations to temple and monasteries a is not included in the package. Around $20-$25 a day is enough to cover these extras in a trip.

Is there any communication option in the mountains?

The life in Nepalese mountain changing rapidly. Almost all over Annapurna and Everest region have mobile coverage with 3G Internet service. Most of the tea houses also have Wi-Fi fascility to connect you with your family and friends which may cost you $1-$2 for 24 hours of use. Langtang & Manaslu region also have mobile coverage in some places, while some villages have satelite phone service .

Is it safe to trek in Himalaya for solo female travelar?

We are concern your safety in Nepal . Nepal is very safe and welcoming of all the foreigners. We ensure you private room in every place and also in a constant contact while you are in trek. All of our staffs have great understanding and experience that they have great care of your safety and satiscation.

Do I need a Visa to travel in Nepal? How & where can I obtain it?

All foreign nationals except Indian citizens required visa to enter Nepal.Valid passport, 2 passport size photos and visa fee 25US$ to get 15 days multiple entry visa. An easy way to get Nepalese Visa is from Immigration office at the entry points of Nepal. The other way to apply for Visa is from the Nepalese diplomatic mission in your home country. The most popular way to enter Nepal is to fly from your home country to Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), Nepal. The other way is by land via different entry points (Sunauli, Kakarbhitta, Raxaul, Kodari etc.) at between India / China and Nepal. Kodari is between Nepal and Tibet and it is opened only for organized group, not for individual travelers heading north.

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GPO Box 9668, Thamel, Kathmadnu, Nepal
Tel: 977-01-4701020, 4701164
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