Trekkers from different parts of the world don’t get tired to admire the hospitality of Nepalese people. Nepalese people consider their guests as forms of god, which ensures that you are safe in Nepal. However, trekking in Nepal is not without risk and here we provide you some major safety guidelines to make your travel worry free.
Know your fitness level
Treks in Nepal are categorized into different grades. They can be easy, moderate, strenuous or even challenging and highly demanding. Choose the trek that is suitable for your health and fitness. If you have higher level of fitness, then only you can take longer and higher altitude treks.
Travel insurance is of utmost importance for relaxed and worry free trip. It is the only way to protect yourself from shocking expenses of emergency services if required for you. Buy comprehensive travel insurance policy that covers all the activities undertaken in the trip.
Choose the best time of trek
Usually, spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) are considered best seasons for most of the treks in Nepal. The difficulty of trek also depends on season as the extreme temperature might not be suitable for all. Trekking might become dangerous due to weather. If you are not experienced trekker, then it’s better for you to choose the best time of trek. To know the best time of trek, you can take the help of internet and reliable trekking agency.
If you are not experienced trekker, we recommend you not to trek single. At least, hire a guide to help you along and to provide you necessary information. It would be wise for you to join a group for trekking. A professional guide can give you safety procedures and warn you against walking into dangerous areas.
Be aware of altitude sickness
Altitude sickness is the major health problem while trekking in higher altitudes. It’s much beneficial for you to know about the symptoms, prevention and treatment of altitude sickness. You should not underestimate altitude sickness as altitudes have some effect to everyone. If you are not well aware of altitude sickness, then you mild symptoms might become severe causing serious problem. Mild symptoms occur to many people in higher altitudes and you can treat them if you are well aware of altitude sickness.