West Nepal Region
The West & Far west of Nepal includes Mahakali, Bheri & Karnali region have west and south border to India, North to Tibet. Being one of the wilderness trekking region in Himalaya, it offers different experience of Natural & Cultural destinations. The upper region of west Nepal is dominated by the Tibetan bonpo culture & authentic buddhism having various monasteries & monuments in low land there are different casts people of Nepal. Naturally the part have unique destinations as Lakes, Green hills, Mountains, High trekking passes, Ethnic villages & castles. wild Animals as the gaur, serow, muskdeer, yellow-throated martin and different spices of birds such as the water fowl, Gallinaceous birds, Coots, great-crested grebe, black-necked grebe, red-crested pochard, mallard, common teal, merganser, gull simpeyan pheasant, kalij and dove are found in this area. Lower to alpine area is covered with coniferous forest. Rhododendron, black juniper, west Himalayan spruce, oak and Himalayan cypress. The trekking of this area provides experience of unexplored Western Himalaya mountain peaks with wilderness trekking route having highlander settlement & their own culture which is totally different then other part of country.
WEATHER CONDITIONS INNEPAL HIMALAYA
The condition of weather in Himalayas Range depends up on arrival of monsoon. For advance trek on Annapurna, Everest, Langtang, Makalu, Kanchenjunga & Manasalu regions are suggested on the dry season (March – June) & (September – November). Soft village treks & short trek around Kathmanduand Pokhara can be operated around the year. The trekking in Himalaya shadow zone like upper mustang, Upper Dolpo & Humla can be operated even in rainy season (June – October), After October the region become cold as compare with other region.
We provide hygienic foods for all trekking teams which stimulate your appetite despite frequent altitude induced loss of appetite ,Breakfast includes porridge and cereal followed by eggs (fried, boiled poached or omelettes) and either bread or chapattis with jam, honey, peanut butter etc. Lunch starts with juice and may include chips, rice, lentils, vegetables, salad, sandwiches, beans, tinned fish and tinned meat. Dessert is usually fresh/tinned fruit and tea. The evening meal always starts with soup (often with a healthy dose of garlic toaid acclimatization) accompanied by poppadums, popcorn or prawn crackers. The main meal varies from local style – Dal Bhat (rice and lentils with an onion and vegetable sauce), Yak stew, momos etc. to western style – yak burgers, chips, pasta, pizza & Desserts are equally appealing and include apple pie, cake, custard etc. In T- house or Lodge trek we provide all meals from menu of locals.
STAFFS & TIPPING
We provide you highly experience guides with government license for mountaineering, skillful high altitude cook with helpers, assistance sherpas to settle camps, Nepali Mountain group Leader (Depends up on group size), Liaison officer (Government ) & Essential porters, yaks or pony as per program. All the staffs will be well equipped & has insurance from local insurance company. We suggest our group to hand over TIPS & BONUS for our staffs after the trip.
The domestic flights are dependable on weather condition, in some case we may stuck for long days in Himalayan airports Like Lukla, Jufal, Tumlingtar, Jomsometc on that case we can arrange Helicopter but the cost will be extra. The accommodation before & after trip will be as per program so if there will be any extra cost you need to payus directly.
We provide all private transportation in Kathmandu which depends up on the group size but if in case you want to use transportation in mountain rough road, it is not possible to arrange private transportation but we can arrange reserve local transportation as per program.
ESSENTIAL ITEMS FOR TREKKING IN NEPAL
- Large duffel bag 2. Bag lock 3. Pair Sandals 4. Watch 5. Camera w/batteries and extra film 6. Binoculars 7. Passport (copies of passport photos) 8. Book 9. Notebook w/pencil (business cards and Postcards /photos from home) 10. Carry-on or small duffel bag fanny pack/ money belt/ passport bag
CLIMBING / TREKKING GEAR ITEM
- Day pack (2000 to 3500 cuin.)2. 1 pair Lightweight hiking boots 3. Sleeping bag (-10 degree) 4. Therma-rest inflatable mattress 5. Trekking poles (collapsible) 6. Climbing harness 7. Climbing Helmet 8. Ice axe and tether 8. Headlamp w/extra batteries 10. Pocket knife (Leatherman) 11. Stuff sack (storing gear in tent)