What do I need to bring for the trekking in Nepal?
To fully enjoy trekking in Nepal, you need to be well-prepared. Winter temperatures can drop below zero at most Himalayan base camps. Please send us an inquiry or click here for our recommended gear list.

Can I join a group trek in Nepal?
We offer fixed departures during peak seasons for various trekking routes, climbs, and tours. Email us your estimated arrival date in Nepal and your desired trekking area. Popular treks include Everest Base Camp, Annapurna, Langtang, Manaslu Circuit, Island Peak, and Mera Peak. Our trekking and tour manager will respond within 24 hours with the best available options.

What is the best season for trekking in Nepal?
The two main trekking seasons in Nepal are Spring (March to May) and Autumn (October to mid-December). Some treks, like Ghorepani, are enjoyable in winter, while others, like Upper Mustang, are best in summer.

What is a tea house trek?
A tea house trek involves staying and eating at local lodges along popular trekking routes. These lodges offer a variety of local and Western meals at reasonable prices. Click here for a typical lodge menu. Food, bottled water, and snacks are readily available. These treks are led by a trained guide familiar with all the available tea houses.

What is a camping or organized trek?
On a camping or organized trek, we supply all necessary equipment not provided by the trekkers, including gear for sleeping, eating, and food preparation, as well as all consumable supplies. Our trained staff will guide, cook, pack, and set up the campsite facilities. They will also entertain you with traditional Nepali songs and dances each evening.

Are the trekking crew insured?
Yes, all our staff and crew are fully insured for the duration of the trek.

Is first aid service included in the trek?
Our guides are trained in first aid and carry a first aid kit. However, clients are responsible for bringing their personal medications for allergies and other conditions.

What happens if I get altitude sickness (AMS) while on the trek?
Our guides are knowledgeable about AMS. If you show symptoms, they will decide the best course of action, whether it involves descending, calling for helicopter assistance, or informing our team.

Who is responsible for providing drinking water during the trek?
You should consume at least 2 liters of water per day. For your health, we recommend using water purifying tablets or filtered water. Water is available for purchase at teahouses. You are responsible for your personal water treatment.

Is telephone and internet access available during the trek?
You can purchase a local SIM card for calls and data. Most trekking base camps also offer Wi-Fi services.

Is it possible to hire trekking gear?
Yes, you can easily hire or buy trekking gear such as packs, sleeping bags, sleeping mats, and down jackets in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Does Alpine Asian Treks and Expedition P Ltd accept credit cards?
Yes, we accept MasterCard, Visa, and other international credit/debit cards. A bank surcharge applies to all credit card transactions. No surcharge applies to bank transfers or cash payments in Nepal.
Will the group ever be left alone in the mountains?
No, our guides will always be with the group.

Will someone pick me up at the Nepal airport?
Yes, our representative will be waiting for you at the airport with a sign displaying your name, based on your flight arrival time.

How much luggage am I expected to carry on a trek?
You are expected to carry 5 to 10 kg of personal effects, including cameras, water bottles, clothing, etc.

Will your crew have all the necessary warm clothing?
Yes, all our crew members will have appropriate clothing and equipment for the trek.

How are trip payments handled?
We require a 20% deposit of the total trip price to confirm your booking. The balance must be paid before the trip departure.

What is the weather and temperature like?
During spring and fall, temperatures at altitudes between 1000 to 3500 meters range from 20°C to -5°C. At higher altitudes, temperatures can range from 20°C to -10°C. Winter temperatures are about 10°C colder.

If I can’t complete my trekking or tour, will I get another opportunity?
We will arrange an alternative tour or trek within the time you have available.

Can a single woman trek with a guide?
Yes, we will provide a trustworthy guide, and our company will ensure your safety and comfort throughout the trek.