Helpful tips for planning your trek in Nepal

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There are certain things you need to consider while trying to blend with people here. It’s not that difficult but it won’t be easy at first considering the type of culture you come from. There are various areas to consider while trekking in Nepal. Some of them can be listed below:

Best trekking seasons:

From April to May, even mid-June, it is really the greatest time to trekking in Nepal because it is not as cold as in winter and also you will be able to see the peak very clear. Besides, for most of the mountaineers, April and May are also the best time for them to climb the Everest. Then from September to November, after the monsoon passes and before the harsh winter moves in, there is a small window of opportunity available to view the best state of the Mt. Everest. In this season, there will also be much more climbers than in spring, during April to May. Down Jacket, Lightweight long underwear top, short-sleeved shirts, waterproof breathable jacket & pants, running Shoes/hiking boots, socks, gloves, hats, camera, sunglasses, sun-screen, sleeping bag is to be carried with, put on and brought for travelling EBC at best season.

 

Weather:

Weather and climate in Nepal is totally different the somewhere else due Himalayan country of the world. It has got three different levels of geographical landscape as lowland region, hilly region and the Himalayan region. There are climatic variations in each region. Lowlands are pretty warm, hilly regions are moderate and Himalayan regions are cold. The weather changes frequently in the mountain regions, even several times a day. It may not be the same weather as forecasted. Place of low altitude and cultural visits are popular for winter. If you still love extra adventure, you may select Langtang valley trek and trekking in mustang region. Another good thing is less crowded people at lodge and trails.

 

Preparation of basic gears while choosing a trek to Everest base camp:

If this is your first time for Everest base camp trek, you should be friendly with some basic gears quintessential during the trek. An appropriate-weighted bag pack is one of prime requirement to comfortably carry your necessary stuffs like camera, water bottle, extra clothes and so on. An extra large-sized Duffle bag along with a lock is also equally important during the trek to pack rest of the things essential for the trek. Since the entire trek is going to be covered with your own feet and labor, you will possibly need to change your dresses over the time, so, it will be great if you carry some plastic bags or portable sacks to store dirty laundry. Trekking poles or adjustable sticks are other essential gears you shouldn’t miss out during the trek. These will prove to be extremely helpful when you need to frequently hike uphill and downhill. For accommodation during night, guest houses will be only providing blankets which won’t be sufficient enough to protect yourself from the extreme cold. Therefore, you should pack at least 2 sleeping bags per individual (-10° for teahouse lodging and -20° for tented camping. Next thing is, it will be better if you carry some trekking towels with you (1 large towel, 1 medium towel and few wash clothes) which will be frequently used to wipe your skin during long hours trek.

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