Sensivity: Please respect the local cultures of Nepal
and dress appropriately at all times, your consideration
will be appreciated by all you meet.
Medical Insurance/Health: It is critical that you consult
your doctor and dentist before venturing into the mountains.
All trekkers must have adequate medical insurance to cover
the possibility of helicopter evacuation.
Visas/Trekking Permits: We are happy to assist you in
acquiring any necessary permits as required to enter areas
mentioned in this brochure, please consult us prior to booking
Porter Protection: We are proud members of IPPG (International
Porter Protection Group) and require that all of our staff
be trained and equiped for their own, and your safety.
Security: Please be aware that the security of your
personal valuables is your own responsibility at all times.
Environment : Take only photos, leave only footprints.
Please avoid bring disposable plastic and any other non-biodegradeable
articles to Nepal.
Policy for those who have to cut their trek short:
2. Sickness (not life threatening)
PERSONAL TREKKING EQUIPNENT
(UP TO 5,500M/18,000FT.)
You needs are not extensive and are easily (and cheaply)
met. You can combine what you have with what you can hire
in either Kathmandu or Pokhara. We will make sure you get
the advice and assistance that you require. Normal trek
hire cost would not exceed $US 2 per day. Items marked with
* can be hired in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Items marked with
(?) are optional.
*1 Pair strong mountain/ hiking boots
(walking shoes or trainers are sufficient for trrks 3,000m
or below in oct/nov & mar/apr- or take boots and shoes)
*1 Medium/large rucksack/backpack (carried by porters)
*1 Small day pack (10-15 litres)
*1 Four season sleeping bag (comfortable to minus 10c)
*1 Down jackets/ all weather Anorak
*1 Light water &windproof Jackets
*2 Water bottles (1 litre)
*1 Pair waterproof gaiters/overtrousers
*1 Inner sleeping sheet (?)
*1 Torch/flashlight & spare batteries
*1 Swiss Army type knife (?)
*1 Swimming costume/bathing suit (?)
*1 Medium sized towel
*1 Washing kit to include:
*Personal toiletries Medicated talcum powder,
*Moleskin for blisters (?) Biodegredable soaps/shampoo
Any personal medication:
*2 Pairs lightweight trousers
*1 Pairs shorts
*1 Fleece/warm sweaters
*1 Sweatshirts/ light sweaters
*2 Long-sleeve cotton (or Polypropelene) shirts
*Pairs heavy wool shocks 2 Pairs light shocks
*Underwear (including thermals)
*Sunglass and sunhat
*Warm hat and gloves (preferably waterproof)
*All ‘communal’ trekking equipment: tents, sleeping
mats, first aid kit, toilet paper (at camp), private transportation
to start of trek, trek permit etc. are provided by us