Trip Info

  • Bhutan Visa

    Except for travelers from India, Bangladesh, and Maldives, all other visitors need a Bhutan visa. You need to obtain Bhutan Visa clearance before arriving in Bhutan, which you can process through an online system by the tour operator of Bhutan, directly or through a foreign travel agent “Nepal Mother House Treks”.Visitors from India, Bangladesh, and Maldives can obtain a visa ...

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  • Meals in Bhutan

    While you are traveling in Bhutan all meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) and hotel are included. A variety of meals are available in most of the hotels, the most popular being Indian, Chinese, and the more common continental food. We will serve non-vegetarian dishes in most parts of Bhutan - pork, beef, chicken, and fish. Mostly the food in Bhutan ...

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  • Identified peaks of Nepal

    Click here for Identified peaks of Nepal.

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  • Guide & Porter Hiring Service in Nepal

    GuideAs we are a Nepal Base trekking tour agency, we have a fluent English-speaking experience Guide, most are from the local area. To be a Trekking Guide, they need to participate in a monthly Trekking Guide training arranged by the Nepal Government. A good guide can greatly enrich your trekking experience. Except for leading your trip, he/she will explain about the ...

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  • Getting in Bhutan

    Bhutan has only one international airport, in the beautiful city of Paro. There are two national flag airlines, government-owned Druk Air and Bhutan Airlines. Druk Air has offices in Paro and Thimpu, Jakar and Gelephu, and a private airline Bhutan Airlines, a division of Tashi Air, with an office in Thimphu.The flight schedules change by season due to weather conditions, ...

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  • Foods on the Trek

    In a lodge-to-lodge (teahouse) trek you can expect to get mostly continental and local foods (Dal Bhat -Power 24 Hours), ordered from the menus. You can also get Tibetan, Chinese, Nepalese, and even Indian and Italian dishes in most of the teahouses. Dhal Bhat is the most popular dish throughout Nepal due to it is a great option you can ...

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  • Fitness and training for Expedition

    All expedition peaks are extremely demanding; requiring lots of willpower, and tolerance of harsh conditions. You will need to be in excellent physical condition, and be physically and mentally prepared to deal with strenuous situations at high altitudes. You are required to have past rock and steep snow climbing experience on exposed terrain and must be familiar with modern climbing ...

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  • First Aid Check List

    While traveling you will well prepare about travel checklist including First Aid Kit. You will have insurance coverage if anything you need emergency. We Nepal Mother House Treks provide basic medical kits during the trek for every group, even though we recommend our Guest to bring some medicine according to First Add Check List. Sometimes the medicine dose won't be ...

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  • Expedition Equipment List

    To satisfy your expectations, Nepal Expedition equipment is most important. Without good equipment, proper mountaineering is not possible. The following is the required expedition equipment list. Click here.

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  • Drinking Water

    As tap water is not safe to drink in Nepal, only drink bottled mineral water which is readily available in hotels, shops, and restaurants. You should also avoid salads which may be washed in unhygienic water. During the trek, mineral water is readily available to purchase and the cost ranges from Rs.50-350 per liter depending on the altitude (the higher ...

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  • Money Bank & ATM service

    Without money you cannot imagine your tour. While travel in Bhutan, rather than carry huge amount of cash you can pay by your Credit and Debit Card in most of the city and some hotels. But while you travel in country side or Himalaya, you need Bhutanese money Ngultrum (Nu) to pay bill, for this you can withdraw money from ...

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  • Best Season

    Autumn and spring two main seasons are a good time for travel in Bhutan. Autumn (September, October, November) is one of the best seasons to travel in Bhutan. The weather is very nice, it is neither hot nor cold. Monsoon will be over and everywhere can see green with some flowers. The visibility is very good with clear sky, fresh ...

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  • Altitude Sickness Information

    When trekking in the Himalayas there is always the danger of mild to serious problems related to the high altitude. The symptoms are communally known as Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS).Failure of the body to acclimatize to the reduced amount of oxygen available above the elevation of 2400-2500m is known as AMS. It is important that trekkers understand they will be ...

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  • Accommodation in Bhutan

    Based on the rating system of accommodation, Bhutan has classified it into Farm-stays, Homestays, Guesthouses, Resorts, and Hotels. We provide you best accommodation where available. At City, we provide you with star level hotel and the trekking homestay, guest house, and farmhouse. The Government of Bhutan approved and classified the hotel as grades A, B, and C. These government-approved hotels are ...

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  • Accommodation

    While you are trekking in Nepal, the accommodation is very basic with limited options, so please do not expect the Ritz like your home town. We use simple family-run lodges, tea house or Home stay with a large sociable central dining room and a cozy wood-burning fire. We will provide you private room where is possible on a twin bed ...

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  • A Typical Day of Climbing

    A typical day starts around 6 am with a cup of tea or coffee at your tented camp or lodge. After wash your face with warm water and prepare yourself for breakfast at around 7.30.  You walk at your own pace, frequently stopping to enjoy the mountains scenery and V. You will carry only a day pack containing the personal ...

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  • A Typical Trek Day

    The trekking day starts in the morning around at 6:00 with a cup of hot tea or coffee at your tent and Teahouse. After washing your face with warm water and prepare for breakfast at around 7.00. After breakfast, your day of walking begins at your own pace, you may frequently stop for a photograph on the trail to enjoy ...

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  • Annapurna Base Camp Trek Packing List

    Below is the Annapurna Base Camp Trek Packing List, of things you have to carry during Annapurna Base Camp TrekkingLightweight hiking shirtFull or half Pants/TrousersHiking underwearThermalsA pair of good quality trekking shoesWind-cheater Jacket and trousersLightweight down jacketA pair of hiking sandalsTrekking shoesGlovesLightweight hiking socksShortsLight underwearComfortable Sports Bras (for girls)A Sun HatSunglassesTrekking PoleBackpack/Day PackToiletries (sunscreen, face & body moisturizer, Lip guard, ...

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  • Packing List for Nepal Trekking

    Are you looking for Packing List for Nepal Trekking? Here is information about Nepal Trek Packing List. What kind of trekking gear do you need for the trek? Normally, this is a common question for every trekker before packing essential equipment. It is best to check each gear which wouldn’t be missing out from the Packing List for Trekking in ...

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  • Nepal Mountaineering Royalty

    For Details information on Nepal Mountaineering Royalty just click here.

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  • History of Tibet

    The province-level administrative region of China “Tibet” is located in the southwestern part of the country. It is formally called the Tibetan (Chinese: Xizang) Autonomous Region (TAR). According to history, it has governed itself for some time as an independent state and at other times has had various levels of association with China. Apart from China’s participation in Tibetan associations, ...

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  • Nepal Trekking Season, Nepal for all Seasons

    For a tiny Landlocked country, Nepal has vast geographical diversity. It has pleasant moist springs, hot wet summers, fantastic mostly clear autumns, and cool clear winters. Every season has distinct attractions to offer trekkers. Trekking and other adventure activities are possible any time of the year depending on where you are going. The best time for trekking is after fall ...

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  • Nepal mountaineering Info

    Communication equipmentCommunication types of equipment like Sat Phones, VHF sets, Walkie Talkies, etc are quite often used on expeditions. All these types of equipment require permits to be imported and used within the territory of Nepal. Please follow the following procedures to ensure that you are importing/using the above equipment in a legal way. The following documents are required to ...

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  • Peak Climbing Best Season

    A tiny land-locked country, Nepal is geographically diverse. Every season has distinct attractions to offer. So, Peak Climbing and other adventure activities are possible any time of the year depending on where you are going. The best Peak Climbing seasons in Nepal are during spring and autumn respectively February to May and September to November. The warm days make this ...

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  • Peak Climbing Equipment List

    Certain basic peak climbing equipment is essential for peak climbing. We always advise you to carry good climbing gear for your safety and comfort. The proper equipment makes your journey more pleasurable, but if your gear is not well-fitted it gives you problems. A small item that is not fit can lead to serious problems and you might even have ...

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  • Peak Climbing Preparation

    For trekking you do not need to be a super athlete or a mountaineer but a few weeks of training will suffice. You need to do enough preparation for Peak Climbing. The climbing period for most of the trekking peaks rarely exceeds more than a few days so large amounts of base camp equipment are not usually required. Also, due ...

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  • TIMS Cards

    A provision of the Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) has been implemented to ensure the safety and security of trekkers. This system aims to control illegal trekking operations. As a trekker enters a protected area in Nepal, you will be asked to provide some information about the dates of your trip, the itinerary, and a contact number. This data will ...

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  • Trekking Categories

    Here are different types of trekking. Camping TrekkingThis is a high classic trekking level known as Camping Trekking (fully organized treks). Here we supply all camping equipment (sleeping tents, kitchen tents, dining tents, toilet tents, etc) as well as the necessary food and equipment. Other things will be carried by the porters and Sherpas who set up tents and manage the ...

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  • Trekking Permit Fees in Nepal

    The Entrance fees are different according to the trekking destination (National Park, Conservation Area, Wildlife Reserve, and nationality). [1] National Parks FeeNational Park Fees will be required to trek in areas such as:Sagarmatha National Park (Everest) (2655+13%) - RS 3,000 per personLangtang National Park (2655+13%) - RS 3,000 per personMakalu-Barun National Park (2655+13%) - RS 3,000 per personRara National Park (2655+13%) ...

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  • Trip Grading

    Through Nepal Mother House Trekking’s standards and experience, we divide trekking into five types; namely Easy, Moderate, Moderate to Strenuous, Strenuous, and Very Strenuous. The challenge is in terms of both technicality and geography. Easy Treks could be suitable for all while Strenuous and Difficult Treks will only for those who have experience and capability in the Himalayas.Trekking grading can ...

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  • Trip Preparation

    For most treks, you do not need to be a super athlete or a mountaineer. However, a few weeks of training or some hiking before arriving in Nepal will be sufficient preparation. It won’t be terribly enjoyable if you have to spend the trip of a lifetime struggling to walk the trails every day when a little sensible preparation before ...

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  • Festivals in Tibet

    Tibet is rich in culture, customs,s, and tradition. Various Tibetan festivals have evolved and have gained great popularity among Tibetans, such as Tibet New Year, Great Prayer Festival, Butter Lantern Festival, Shot on Festival, etc. A Tibet tour is certain to be one of the most unforgettable experiences of your life during those occasions. You might as well plan your ...

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  • Peak Climb Permits & Fees

    Here is a list of the most popular Peaks in Nepal, which are divided into two groups; “A” and “B”.  Nepal Mother House Treks and Expedition are Successfully Organized Peak Climbing by Local expert Sherpa Guide and other members. Here are Nepal Peak Climbing Permits & Fees regulated by the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) under the Nepal Government.Royalty for Foreign Climber ...

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  • Main Attractions of Tibet

    Tibet boasts the world’s highest mountain-Mount Everest “Qumonlangma” the highest river-Yarlong Tsangpo River, the highest lake-Namtso, and the “Sunlight City” Lhasa. Anyway, the two main attractions in Tibet are the scenery and its Buddhist heritage. The main attractions of Tibet are Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, Mt. Kailas, Manasarovar Lake, Yaluzhangbu Grand Canyon,  Norbulingka (the Summer Palace), and ...

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  • Religion in Tibet

    Religion is very significant to Tibetans as everything, from education to culture, is centered on religious beliefs. Tibet is a holy land where most people believe in Tibetan Buddhism. However, there are also other religions such as; Bon, Islam, and Catholicism. Even though, different religions coexist harmoniously with each other. BuddhismBuddhism likely was introduced to Tibet in 173 CE at first, ...

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  • Tibet Geography

    With an average elevation of over 4,000 m, Tibet is considered to be the highest region in the world and is often called the "Roof of the World."  This comes as no surprise, particularly since southern Tibet is situated in the Himalayas, and contains of many the world's highest summits.  Besides its incredible heights, Tibet is also one of the ...

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  • Tibet Visa Information

    Tibet has reopened to Foreign Tourists on June 25, after being closed to travelers since the middle March 2008. The Tibet Tourism Department has started to issue entry permits but with much more restrictions.Passports and VisaTravelers should bear a passport with no less than six months of validity. You need to make sure that, it has plenty of blank pages ...

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  • Tibet Tours - FAQ

    [01] How to get into Tibet?By air, there are several routes are available now: Beijing-Lhasa, Shanghai-Lhasa, Chengdu -Lhasa, Xi'an-Lhasa, Xining-Lhasa, Guangzhou-Lhasa, Chongqing-Lhasa, Kathmandu-Lhasa. By land, the possible routes are Qinghai-Lhasa, Sichuan-Lhasa, Yunnan-Lhasa, and Kathmandu-Lhasa. However, land transportation takes much longer time, and can be very tough especially the Sichuan-Lhasa route.[02] Are independent tours allowed in Tibet?Independent tour is prohibited in ...

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