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On The Ground

So all your planning should mean you hit the ground running!

On the Ground

So you’ve done all your planning and it’s time to head to the hills! These pages provide some essential information as well as tips and ideas for dealing with day to day life in the Himalaya. Good luck and remember to keep a BIG smile on your face throughout your journey… it’s going to be one-of-a-lifetime!

Bargaining and Tipping

Bargaining and Tipping

The idea of a ‘fixed’ price is rare in Nepal so you find yourself having to negotiate almost everything… here’s some tips and advice on how to budget for your trek and get a good deal in the process…

 

Security and Communication

Security and Communication

Although the mountains are generally very safe, you should always be aware of your safety and security, and communication and being ‘in-touch’ is the most important aspect…

Dos and Donts

Some Do’s and Don’ts

Have fun, make friends, immerse yourself in another world… and these are some of our tips for do’s and don’ts will help you open doors, gain trust and have the time of your life…

 

Health and Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing

Trekking is good for you! However, there are occasions when this is not the case, and being aware of your and your group’s health is critical to safe trekking…

 

Rescue and emergency

Rescue and Emergency

Accidents can happen and, at the very least, you should have a clear plan for the ‘just-in-case’ scenario. Please make sure you read this information…

 

Ethnic Groups

Ethnic Groups

How to meet and greet respectfully is a must, and what do you do when someone gives you a blessing? Plus a bit of info about the folks you will meet along the trail…

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