Destination Holiday Trek

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is trekking in Nepal safe?

    Trekking in Nepal is considered as the safest destination even to the solo travelers. Every year more than 100000 trekkers head for the Himalayas with very less obstacles and problems

  • Which month is best for trekking in Nepal?

    Autumn Season (September-November) is considered to be the best trekking season in Nepal as you could enjoy the mesmerizing scenery and great view of the surrounding peaks.

  • Can you trek in Nepal in March?

    March can be the excellent time to trek in Nepal as that time of the year there is very minimal rainfall and superb views of Rocky Mountains under the blue sky and lush green hills.

  • Can you trek in Nepal without a guide?

    It is possible to trek to many popular trails on Nepal without a guide but in many restricted placed guide is necessary to get permits. So local guide is recommended.

  • How much money do you need in Nepal?

    You should plan to spend around $35 (Rs.4200) per day on your vacation in Nepal, which is an average expenses of an internal tourists.

  • Can you drink the water in Kathmandu?

    Drinking tap water or water from the river directly is unsafe for the outsiders. So we would recommend bottled water, purification tablets or boiling water.

  • How cold is Nepal in December?

    December is the beginning of Winter Season in Nepal. The average high temperature is 25°C and lowest temperature recorded is about 4°C in the Hilly and Terai regions. However, in the Himalayas the temperature can drop as below -10°C.

  • Is November a good time to trek in Nepal?

    November is a lovely month to travel in Nepal as most of the trails are not busy as October and we could enjoy various Festivals and Cultural rituals in the Himalayas.

  • Which season is March in Nepal?

    March is the beginning of Spring Season in Nepal. During this season there are huge number of tourist visiting as this season is considered second best season to travel in Nepal.

  • When can you hike the Himalayas?

    We could trek the Himalayas most the year but the best seasons are Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November).

  • What are the material requirements for trekking?

    Materials required for the trek are listed as: • TREKKING GEAR: Ruck sack bag with rain cover. … • FOOTWEAR: Non-skid, deep treaded, high-ankle trekking shoes • CLOTHING: Quick Dry Warm lower or Track Pants. … • TOILETRIES: Personal toiletries kit (Small Towel, Toilet paper, paper soap, Bar soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, cold cream, etc.)

  • What do you need to trek in Nepal?

    While trekking there are 3 important documents not to forget your passport, trekking permits and insurance details.

  • Is Nepal cheap to visit?

    Yes, Nepal is one of the Cheapest Touristic destination from the list with most amazing structure and many more to give to the travelers.

  • Can I use USD in Nepal?

    Yes, you could use USD AND EURO in many places in Nepal however it is necessary to exchange the USD to NPR because there are also some places where foreign currencies are not give priority like in upper regions of Nepal.

  • How many types of trekking are there in Nepal?

    There are normally two types of Trekking in Nepal based on the food and accommodation i.e. tea house trek and camping trek.

  • What to bring trekking in Nepal in march?

    March is the beginning of Spring Season and second best time of the year for the trek. Below are few items recommended while trekking in this season:

    • Jacket (Softshell / Hardshell / Down Jacket)
    • Waterproof and windproof gloves
    • Sun Protection and Sunglasses
    • Warm scarf
    • Hiking pants
    • Moisture wicking t-shirts
    • Proper Footwear (Hiking boots and socks)
    • Trekking Poles
    • Sleeping bag
    • Headlamps and extra batteries
    • Water bottle
  • What permits are needed for trekking in Nepal?

    There are 4 types of permits required to trek in Nepal, they are as:

    • National Park Permit/Conservation Area Project Permit
    • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS)
    • Special Permits for the controlled/restricted area
    • Rural Municipality fees
  • What do I need to get trekking permits in Nepal?

    You will need fill a form and submit it with your passport copy and passport size photo affixed at the Nepal Tourism Board Office.

  • How to prepare for trekking in Nepal ?

    Trekking is the best experience if you are prepared, here are some tips on how to prepare for trekking in Nepal:

    • Improve your overall fitness
    • Work on Healthy Diets
    • Take a mini trekking trips
    • Be mentally prepared, keep a clear head
  • What are the safety measures for trekking in Nepal?

    Safety measures is the most while trekking. Here are some tips:

    • Research your trek before you go
    • Get insurance for trekking
    • Don’t kill yourself trying to save money
    • Don’t rush your trek
    • Tell your hotel where you are going
    • Get an updated guidebook
    • Don’t leave your guide
    • Stay hydrated