Frequently Asked Question

Nepal, a sovereign Independent Kingdom, lies between 80 degrees 12′ east longitude and 26 degrees 22′ and 30 degrees 27′ north latitude. It is bounded on the north by the Tibet Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China; on the east by Sikkim and West Bengal of the Indian Union on the south by Indian States of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh and on the west by Uttar Pradesh of Indian Union. The length of the Kingdom is 885 kilometers east-west and its breath varies from 145 to 241 kilometers north-south. Climatically, it lies in the temperate zone with the added advantage of altitude.

Nepal is a popular tourist destination in South Asia. Several airlines have direct and non-stop flights from the Middle East and Asia to Kathmandu, the Capital of Nepal. There are direct flights from London, Paris, Frankfurt, Doha, Osaka, Shanghai, Moscow, Bangkok, Singapore, Hongkong, Karachi, Bombay, Delhi, Calcutta, Paro, Dhaka, Lhasa, and Varanasi. Lufthansa, Royal Nepal Airlines (RNAC), Air India, Singapore Airlines, and Thai are the airlines that carry most of the foreign travelers into Kathmandu; and if you buy tickets from any other airlines, you will probably connect with one of these airlines for the final leg of your flight. Alternatively, if you have time and enthusiasm, traveling overland to Nepal via India is an option.

Yes, our Airport Representative will come to the airport to pick you up. We will be displaying a play card with your name on it. Airport transfer is included.

Yes, at first, our staff will receive you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel and our tour leader will brief you regarding the trip. The briefing will cover the itinerary and introduce your trek Leader. While briefing, please bring a Passport, 3 copies of Passport size photos, travel Insurance, a writing pen, and a notepad.

We wake-up call at 7 am an the early morning. After breakfast, we repack our duffel bag and leave it with our Sherpas.

We are normally on the trail before 8 a.m. Trek at your own pace; all you need to carry is a daypack and camera. Sherpa guides hike along to point out interesting flora, fauna and sights. Along the trail are spots to relax, purchase a snack or soda, use toilet facilities, and shop for souvenirs.

We will have lunch between 11:30 am to 12:30 afternoons. A typical day’s hike usually ends in the early afternoon about 3:30 pm to 4 pm. Time to read or nap before dinner. After dinner there is time to play cards, reflect on all the wondrous moments of your day, and talk about tomorrow’s plan.

There are telephone services on all trekking routes and internet service in the Everest, Annapurna, and Langtang areas.

Yes, in Most of the places, you can charge batteries along the trek (per hour USD 2-3 for charging).

Altitude sickness is also known as Acute Mountain Sickness(AMS) which generally occurs when people ascend too quickly in altitudes of over 3000 m. Commonly, most people will feel shortness of breath, be affected by altitude and possibly be headed. It is quite different and normally involves sickness, severe headache, and loss of awareness. To ensure minimal risk, you can either take enough rest or descend to a lower altitude.

Himalayan High Path Adventure Trek does book the Hotel accommodation for you in Kathmandu and Pokhara on Bed and Breakfast(B/B) as per the plan. Depending on the mode of trekking we stay in a local teahouse or tented camp.

We offer the OPEN AND CHOICE MENU in our teahouse trekking where you can select the food you like for your breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Your guide will help with menu selection and ensure that you get hygienic, plentiful, and nutritious food. Most teahouses offer a variety of rice and noodle dishes, as well as seasonal vegetables. A variety of cereals, bread, and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast. Properly boiled water is served for drinking at breakfast and dinner time. We provide properly boiled drinking water on all Everest region trips where our staff properly boiled drinking water on Kerosene for you. We recommend you support the locally by collecting safe drinking water from the local station on the teahouse trek in the Annapurna region.

On camping expedition trips our trained and experienced cook caters to hygienic varieties of meals to enthrall you even on the top of the mountain under less-than-ideal conditions. To start the day, breakfast consists of a choice of porridge, muesli, and cereal followed by an omelet, fried or scrambled eggs with chapattis or bread. Lunch is generally a selection of salad, cooked vegetable dishes, pasta, and traditional breads. Dinner is a hearty 3-course meal – soup, followed by a variety of vegetable, meat, rice, and pasta dishes and completed with a simple dessert. Tea, coffee, and hot chocolate are also provided at all meals. Properly boiled water is served for drinking.

All of our guides are trained in basic first aid and can deal with the basic ailments that may occur on the trek. In the event of an emergency, Himalayan High Path Adventure will cover the initial expenses of any rescue operation. It is a condition of booking that you are adequately insured for such an event as these expenses will need to be recovered from your insurance company. In the more frequented regions, there are health posts, which have been established by foreign doctors and many are staffed by overseas personnel.

Our company ensures all our trekking staff, including guides, cooks, sherpas, and porters are insured. They are provided with warm clothing and proper shelter on all high-altitude treks. All our treks benefit the village economy by using local services (manpower, produce, lodges, and other services). We ensure that all our staff is well paid, insured, and properly equipped).

All of our guides are highly skilled professionals who have been selected based on their technical proficiency, proven safety records, careful judgment, patient and supportive teaching styles, and great personalities. Our guides are trained by the Nepal Mountaineering Association, the Ministry of Tourism, and the High Altitude Medical Training Center. Our guides are very experienced in dealing with the effects of higher altitudes and since they are natives of Nepal, they easily acclimatize and therefore can better care for their clients. They are equipped with necessary medical supplies and can assist you with basic first aid treatment.

Nepal has modern banking facilities and some international banks even have offices in Kathmandu. Almost all foreign currencies along with credit cards such as American Express, Visa, and Master card are accepted in Nepal. Nepal has also ATM facilities as well.

We ensure all safety and security for individual woman travelers while with us, we are more confident about these issues, believe us. We have to train our guides, the way our clients want. We give you a personal room on the lodge trek and a personal tent for the camping (tented camp) trek.

Communication is sometimes difficult in the mountains. However, our guides will make the necessary efforts to obtain the necessary transportation and reservations to get you home as quickly as possible if for any reason you need to depart early.

We are Nepal Nepal-based company. So we suggest you arrange your destination International flight from your hometown. A domestic flight ticket is included in our package tour.

Additional help will be provided for you with different activities like river rafting, city-guided tours, Mountain flights, jungle safaris, etc according to your requirements.

You need not have any exceptional fitness but you should be fit enough to walk 5-6 hours comfortably on reasonable trails. If you practice jogging, swimming, or treadmill exercises about one or two months before your trek, that will help enough.

As long as you are physically fit and have enough enthusiasm for the trip previous experience is not required.

No, it is the fitness that matters, not the old age. Rather we have a lot of pensioners in our groups each year.

With kids over six years, it is ok. For family trips with kids we have lots of soft and scenic hikings which you can enjoy with your family.

We are happy to make arrangements such as personalized tours, extra hotel rooms, airport pick-up, and arrange for private rooms. Please indicate that you would like a private room on your application and we will contact you with information on single room supplement costs.

It depends on your spending habits, you should allocate US$ 15 to 20 per meal in Kathmandu. On the trek, US$ 15 to 20 a day should be enough to buy water, hot drinks, hot showers, chocolates, Coca Cola.

All foreign nationals, except Indian Citizens, need to obtain visas to enter Nepal. You need a valid passport, two passport-size photos, and US$ 40 for 30 days.

The best way to apply for a visa is from the Nepalese diplomatic missions in your home country or from the Immigration office at the entry points of Nepal.

There’s no problem with it. The Immigration Department of Kathmandu or Pokhara can extend the visa for another 30 days and the charge for this is US$ 50. Indeed the visa can be extended for a total of 120 days, an additional 30 days visa may be granted on reasonable grounds from the Immigration Office. Nevertheless, a tourist cannot stay in Nepal under a tourist-visa for more than 150 cumulative days.

The crossing between Nepal and Tibet via Kodari is only open to organized groups but not to individual travelers heading north. Be prepared with alternative plans if you’re thinking about using this route because landslides regularly make it impassable during the monsoon.

It is called Namaste or Namaskar. You can say the greeting in words as well as do it using a gesture. Join your palms together and bring them close to your chest and about 5 to 7 inches below your chin. The word Namaste has many meanings such as Hello, How are you ?, I am glad to see you, nice to meet you, good morning, etc.

The weather is probably the best guide for deciding when to plan your trip to Nepal. The best time to visit Nepal is between September to December and march to May.

Nepal’s national language is called Nepali. It is written in Devnagri Script. This script is the same as the one used in the Hindi language – the national language of India. There are more than 72 different spoken languages in Nepal. It is also the official language of Nepal.

Take off your shoes before entering a temple or one’s home
Ask for permission before entering a Hindu temple
Taking photographs inside most temples is considered illegal
Ask for permission before taking photographs of objects and including Nepali people.
Nepali people are friendly by nature. Have a genuine interest in them. Talk to them. Be friendly as you travel.

Nepali time is GMT plus 5 Hours 45 minutes. Area code for dialing to Nepal: Country Code: 977 Kathmandu City Code: 1 (e.g. 977 1 4357416 ) The First three digits are the country code, the second is the area code, and the last digits are telephone numbers.

Nepalese currency is spelled as Nepalese Rupee (Rs) or Nepali Rupee, and in short, it is written NRS or RS. 100 Paisa equals 1 Rs. Currently, Notes of the following denominations are used: 1000, 500, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5, 2, and 1 rupees. Coin hasn’t been popular in Nepal and hence is almost always ignored in business. The coins of the following denominations can be found: 1 paisa, 5 paisa, 10 paisa, 50 paisa, and 1 Rs, 2 Rs, and 5 Rs. It is recommended that you travel with smaller notes in less populated areas, while large notes are easily accepted elsewhere.

Yes, in Kathmandu and Pokhara. International credit cards (Master Card, Visa Card, etc) are also accepted in all leading hotels, shopping centers, bars, and restaurants in Nepal.

Please, Contact your service provider and check if Nepal country is included in their `Global roaming’ package. Please note, that not all parts of Nepal are covered by the GSM Network in Nepal.

When you confirm the trip, we need a photo copy of your passport or your personal information (Surname, Name, date of birth, Passport number, nationality, and gender) and a 20% down payment of the total price for advance domestic flight tickets and hotel booking and permit process. The remaining balance can be paid after you arrive in Nepal. For the details, please visit:

NOTE: We shall not be responsible for any change or cancellation of the program due to unavoidable circumstances such as weather, Government restriction, Landslide, road blockage, flood, avalanches, political unrest, cancellation of flight, delay, sickness, breakdown of the vehicle, that the itinerary would be substantially altered, if alterations are necessary the leader will decide what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the group. we do everything we can to minimize its effect.

Please make sure you take travel insurance at home before arriving here. It is mandatory and you cannot take it in Nepal. Your insurance agent will know which insurance plan suits your travel.

Please inform us and our guides if you have any medical condition that might affect your trip. Please consult your doctor beforehand for any precautions you need to take and always carry medicines if you need them. However, our guides and local support staff have been trained in basic medical intervention and your travel insurance covers any emergency rescue or evacuation.