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Important Information

  • Fitness
  • Altitude Sickness
  • Equipment
  • Medical
  • Insurance
  • Unexpected situation


Fitness
Trekking in Nepal is a unique Experience, so to get maximum enjoyment you should be physically and mentally prepared. No trek is easssy to preparation should commence months before walking jogging, hiking

Altitude sickness
Altitude sickness, often known as Acute Mountain Sicknee (AMS), can effective any person, irrespective of age or level of fitneee, no training can prevent this illness. Generally those who trek too fast or gaint altitude too quickly are more likely to affected.

When trekking “bistarai” (slowly) is very good advice. Once over 3000Meter, daily vertical gains of over 500 meters should not be exceeded. Our guide is aware of this so take his advice

Symptoms:
-Nausea/ Vomiting
-loss or appetite
-Insomonia/ sleeplessness
-Persistent headache
-Dizziness,Ftigue,Lassitude,Heavy leg
-Slight swelling of hand and feet
-Breathlessness and Breathingirregularly
-reduce urine

Equipment
The company provides a kit bag ( for your goods to be carried by porter) and tea house have a foam mattresses If you are on camping trek, company provides the mattresses, tent, kitchen utensilsEtc you may bring own down jacket and sleeping bag or you may purchase( one quarter price in kathmandu or Pokhara) or hire for around US$ 1.00 per iteam daily. Don’t come with out well walked in Boots poor boots poor trek

General
Light weight walking bootswalked them in prior to arrival in Nepal to avoid Blister
During day light weight cotton pants shorts, wrap around skirt.
At night track top pants.
Cotton T-shirt.
Long sleeve cotton shirt, If susceptible to shunburn.
Sun hat sunburn is sever ar rare fire altitude.
Thick outer wooden shocks, thin inner cotton.
Vaseline for feet and crutch
Water bottle 2 litres.
Iodine to purify water
Sun glasses and strap
Toilet paper and Cig Lighter. Toilet paper can be bought in pokhara and some village in the mountains.
small head lamp/ flash light/torch with sapre batteries.
Personal medical supplies don’t forget ban –aids elastic bandage.
Pocket knife and sewing kit
Sunscreen, sun block, sun-tan lotion.
small day pack 25 litres
rain jacket poncho style to cover bagpack
water proof pant.
First aid kit
Small towel

*during winter aid:-
Warm down fiber filled jacket
Sleeping bag to –15cc with inner sheet.
Thermal underwear, wolen shirt and thick sweaters.
Flannel shirt.
Beanie with ear flaps.
A pair of gloves
Snow glasses and Strap
snow gaiters

Additional suggestions
Sandles or slip on Shoes
Camera and memory card
Spare boot lace
Large plastic bag line kit bag day pack for dirty clothes

Medical
To fully enjoy your trek/tour you must have to complete medical check well before you depart.Preventive measures-better than treatment. Do not travel with out vaccination:Hepatitis A/B/C, polio,menaninggitis, tetanus, and thyhoid. Treatment of any illness out side of kathmandu and pokhara is almost non existent, a basic first aid kit is essential as porter and villagers often seek basic help and also for you use.Don’t forget to have dental check. Altitude can causes loose fillings to fall out.Kathmandu and Pokhara does have some excellent Dental facillites, But out side kathmandu/pokhara…..

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