About Trek

What is the group size of the packages here?

The cost of the packages featured here in our website is based on maximum 2 Pax. But according to your preference we can customize the size and calculate the cost accordingly. Even if our fixed departure date doesn’t work for you, we can manage accordingly. Normally, for a group, we provide 1 main guide, 1 assistant guide along with 1 porter for every 2 trekkers. Moreover, for every additional 2 trekkers, 1 more assistant guide and a porter will be provided.

Do you arrange trek for Solo woman traveller?

We also arrange treks for solo lady traveller.

 What type of guide would I get?

For trekking, we provide local experienced trek guide who can communicate well with the guests and explain well about the trails, customs and traditions of the local community in the area. The role of the trek guide is to ensure that the trip runs smoothly. He will share his local knowledge, co-ordinate the day to day running of the tour. If you have any problems on the tour, please inform the trek guide. We are a well-established adventure company and we have employed professional trek guides (who are good in English speaking and few multi-linguals too).

Our guides are trained about the following:

  • Trekking Guide Training & licensed- Government of Nepal, Ministry of Tourism & Civil Aviation department of Hotel Management & Tourism Training Centre
  • Eco Trekking Workshop & Adventure Meet TAAN (Trekking Agents Association of Nepal)
  • Intensive Wilderness First Aid KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Educational Project)
  • English Language KEEP
  • Conservation & Biodiversity TAAN
  • Rock & Ice Climbing & Mountaineering (Climbing leaders) Nepal Mountaineering Association

 What about my safety?

Your safety is our main concern.

We have designed our itinerary keeping your safety in mind. Along the whole trekking period you will be guided by a professional guide who are trained about safety and first aid. We have every set up in case of emergency such as high-altitude medicine and Gamow Bag (High altitude Chamber bag).

Please note: High Altitude Chamber Bag is used to provide heat in your body and it is available on certain cost. Moreover, to let you familiar with altitude, you are suggested to walk slow and steady and ensure for proper acclimatization.

How would the weather be?

Weather in the mountain is extremely unpredictable. Nights are generally cooler and Days are warm. In the mountains up to 3,500m the nights will be cool, normally around 5-degree C, and during the day temperatures sometimes rise to 25-degree C. At higher altitudes temperatures range from about 20-degree C to -15-degree C.

 What about the permit fees?

Permits with certain fees would be required to enter certain areas like World heritage sites, National Parks and other restricted areas. Our package cost includes all the permits fees. If any changes are made in the permits cost (by the government) we will inform you in the booking time.

What about the Travel Insurance?

While travelling to Nepal, you are requested to have a travel insurance that should cover any comprehensive expenses possible to acquire due to medical issues or accidents. Especially, your travel insurance must protect air ambulance, treatment charges, rescue and evacuation, product cancellation and refundable charges, flight delay and cancellations. We suggest you to bring your travel insurance certificate or send us scan copy. While getting insurance, don’t forget to discuss about the itinerary with your insurer as your insurance should cover all activities being undertaken during the trip.

What is Altitude Mountain sickness?

AMS is the abbreviation for Acute Mountain sickness also termed as the High-Altitude Sickness. AMS is one of the challenges that the trekkers/ climbers might face during their climb in the mountains. As you reach higher in the altitude the oxygen level gradually decreases. If a person tries to climb too quickly then there is a higher chance of getting AMS. The major symptoms of AMS are

  • Headache
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • dizziness
  • tiredness
  • difficulty in sleeping etc

 However, AMS can be avoided by using some precautionary measures such as drinking plenty of water, eating enough food and walking in the steady pace. Our experienced guides who have been working in the Himalayas will help and instruct you for further measures. You will also be provided with a Gamow bag upon request at an additional charge which is considered a major gear to reduce the effect of AMS. In the worst-case scenario, we shall arrange a rescue and evacuation using a helicopter whose cost should be covered by your travel insurance.

 What does Acclimatization mean?

We are experts at operating at high-altitude. Every trip we run has a realistic acclimatization programme. Our treks are designed to allow gradual height gain, spread over a number of days. There is no way of predicting who will suffer from altitude but, for the vast majority of people, a slow ascent to height will produce minimal effects.

 How physically fit I should be?

We strongly recommend our clients for consulting the doctor before planning their holidays. You should obtain professional advice from a travel clinic or your local Physician. Technical experience is not needed in every hiking/camping packages. 

What does reviewing (Easy, Moderate, Difficult, Strenuous) implies?
"Evaluating" is a term utilized for rating treks in light of trouble. As indicated by Ecstatic Himalaya's principles and experiences, we have separated the trekking into four sorts, in particular Easy, Moderate, Difficult and Strenuous-the test as far as both detail and topography increments as we move higher in a specific order. Subsequently, Easy Treks could be reasonable for all while Strenuous and Difficult Treks are implied just for the individuals who have certain experience and capacity.

This can enable you to pick a trek or climb particularly in the Himalayan Region that best suits your wellness level and experience. If it's not too much trouble remember this is a general guide as it were. An assortment of components, including climate, may add to the test.

Simple Treks
No past trek involvement and any physical arrangement are required to endeavor this trek. An enthusiasm for strolling will be sufficient to take up such treks. Such treks more often than not fluctuate from 2 days climb to 5 days trekking and can reach up to a height of 3000 m. Treks as a rule on all around kept up ways and goes through edges and include strolling up to 5 hours every day.

Direct Treks
Direct Treks will require no less than 6-7 hours of strolling each day, crossing 4000 m above high height passes, and long and depleting strolls through frequently harsh trails, rocks and stones. Subsequently, you will require physical and mental wellness, uplifting demeanor and interests and past climbing or outdoors encounter is favored. You should get ready to confront high height.

Troublesome Treks
Past trekking background and specialized learning is fundamental in Difficult Treks. Other than strolling through harsh trails for 6-7 hours and intersection high goes as high as 5000 m, you will likewise be icy mass intersections on snow/ice. You will be confronting high height air with low level of oxygen and constant strolling over immense extend of Himalayan valleys. Inspirational state of mind and determination is required.

Strenuous Treks
Strenuous Treks include long days, extend periods of time of testing strolls, high height goes over 5000 m, troublesome landscapes and icy mass and snow strolling. Almost certainly you should be rationally and physically fit and in fantastic wellbeing condition. As a major aspect of specialized prerequisites, you will require to have shake and ice climbing background with the learning of utilization of ice hatchet and crampons. You ought to consider going along with one of the stone climbing and icy mass strolling classes before heading for Trek.