FAQs

  • Our guides are loyal employees of the company, so you can trust on them fully. They are fully licensed to lead any tours. We as a professional, every year manages various training to give updates to our guides like English Language, first aid, high altitude sickness, emergency handling or problem solving techniques etc. Our guides are not only guide; they are also professional Mountain Biking racers, advisers, Mt Everest climbers and Motor bike road captains.
  • The weather in the Himalaya is unpredictable and it’s always advisable to fully gear up.

See below for help list:

What do I need to Trek?

  • Trekking  jersey (Half & long sleeves)
  • Hiking boots and walking sandals
  • Gloves full fingers
  • Waterproof jacket & trousers
  • Small day bag with bag cover for rain
  • Sun glass
  • Suns cream
  • Trekking socks
  • Ear warmer for winter in Nepal & Tibet
  • Camelback or water bottle
  • Power bar or dry snacks
  • Head torch
  • Sleeping bag and mattress
  • Down jacket
  • Hat

What do I need for Motorbike Tour?

  • Motorcycle suit with protectors and boot
  • Bike gloves
  • Helmet & Headband
  • Sun glass
  • socks
  • Camelback  or Water bottle
  • walking sandals
  • Waterproof jacket & trousers
  • Small day bag with bag cover for rain
  • Suns cream
  • Power bar or dry snacks
  • Head torch
  • Sleeping bag and mattress
  • Down jacket
  • Warm Hat
  • Buff mask

What do I need for Mountain bike Tour?

  • Trekking or Cycling jersey (Half & long sleeves)
  • Cycling Shoes SPD or light weight running shoes)
  • Cycling gloves (Half & full fingers)
  • Wind breaker or stopper
  • Waterproof jacket & trousers (Breathable are great for biking)
  • Small day bag with bag cover for rain
  • Helmet & Headband
  • Sun glass with extra lens for different weather.
  • Trekking or Cycling socks
  • Ear warmer for winter in Nepal & Tibet
  • Camelback (good for riding in Nepal) or Water bottle for cycling
  • Specific tools (e.g. Disk brake, suspension, and wheel) 
  • Extra specific disk brake pads & oils for disk brake with spare housing and pins.
  • Power bar & powder (Hard to get in Nepal, Tibet, India)
  • Leg & arm warmer (Good option for long sleeves)
  • General tools e.g. pump, multi tools
  • Extra tubes & Tyre for long tour.
  • Any special tools for your bike if require.

Other Accessories:
 
Personal toiletries, personal first aid kit, sun block, lip cream, shampoo, soap, shavers, moisturizer, passport copies, pocket knife, camera and film, towel, water bottle, music and books, flashlight/torch, repairing kits, water purifying tablets.

 

Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), commonly known as altitude sickness, is an extremely serious, potentially fatal condition.  It can occur at altitudes above 2,000m, more usually above 3,500m.  There are simple and effective steps to control the risk of AMS.  All our guides are fully trained and experienced in dealing with AMS. 
The main thing is to drink plenty of fluids, take your time, avoid straining yourself, keep an eye on each other and always enjoy the beauty, culture and friendly. And avoid drinking alcohol and too much of smoking.

  • Generally we have on offer two types of accomodations in our biking tours, camping or tea house. Tea houses are generally locally built with unique local design and are reasonably comfortable. Depending on region they provide single, double or dormitory room. Generally the toilet facilities will be outside but some place they might offer attached as well. Most tea houses provide a mattress and a quilt or blanket so it’s always advisable to take your own sleeping bags.
  • On our camping tours, we will use tented accommodations, our staffs will set all up for you sleeping tent, toilet tent, shower tent, kitchen tent and dinning tent, generally camping tours are with more personal services and we will take care everything by ourselves.

Biking in Himalaya, each and every trip is different, some are hard and technical, and some are easy. But it’s for sure all involve biking from 5 hrs to 7 hrs a day, the trails vary from wide dirt tracks, to steep rocky ups and down but we advice to take your time and ascend slowly. So generally you must be fit.

  • A typical day starts with an early morning brew served in your tent. After a hot breakfast, during which camp will be packed and the support vehicle or porter loaded, we start cycling in the pleasant cool of the morning. Lunch is usually taken at about 12 noon and takes about an hour or so. We aim to pitch camp for the night by 4 or up to 5 p.m., i.e. well before dusk. During the day you are free to cycle at your own pace, enjoying the scenery and stopping to take as many pictures as you wish.
  • On our Tea House Trekking days are similar to camping treks apart from your meals and sleeping accommodations are provided by lodges on route.
    • Restaurants & food
      All varieties of food are available; representing food from many parts of the world, in particular Chinese, Indian, Continental, Japanese, and Tibetan. Restaurants range from simple and local to five star services with a lot of choice for good food in between.
    • Foreign exchange
      Foreign currencies must be exchanged through the banks or authorized foreign exchange counters and Hotels. The rate of exchange is determined by Nepal Rastra Bank and is announced in the press daily.
    • English Language Newspapers
      You can read national and international news on Daily News Papers – The Himalayan Times, The Kathmandu post, The Rising Nepal and Weekly News paper – The Nepali Times.
    • Official Holiday
      Saturday is the weekend holidays in Nepal for government departments. Many other businesses are open 7 days a week. Nepal is renowned for its festivals which in turn means holidays!
    • Working hours
      Government and private offices open generally from 10:00 to 17:00 hrs.
    • Internet Access
      Cyber Cafes for internet access can be found widely in all major cities and tourist places. And international net phones are also available in cheap rates.
 

Yes, it is advisable to get travel insurance. We do not sell insurances so you have to buy from your own country. Insurance cover is not automatic and insurance is not included in the trip cost. Make sure your insurance covers accidental, evacuation, medicals etc.

Please note that Nepal is 5 hours and 45 minutes ahead of GMT

  • By Air: To Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
    International Airlines serving Nepal:
    • Thai Airways
    • Silk Air
    • Nepal Airlines
    • Indian Airlines
    • Air India
    • Bangladesh Airline
    • Qatar Airways
    • Gulf Air
    • Sahara Air
    • Dragon Air
    • Etihad
    • Air China
  • By Land borders:
    • Kakarvitta, Jhapa ( Eastern Nepal )
    • Birgunj, Parsa (central Nepal )
    • Kodari, (Northern Border) Tibet Border
    • Belahiya, Bhairahawa (western Nepal )
    • Jamunaha, Nepalgunj (Mid western Nepal )
    • Gadda Chauki, Mahendranagar (Far western Nepal )
    • Kodari (for entry from China)

Yes, you have two choices to acquire a visa for Nepal:

  • You can fly to Nepal and fill out a visa form and pay US $40.00 for your visa when you land at the airport in Kathmandu. You will need to have your passport and 2 passport photos if you opt to get your single entry visa upon arrival in Kathmandu. This is straightforward and easy but the drawback is that you may have to wait in queue for up to 30 min. or more as most people who come to Nepal also get their visas upon arrival.
  • Or you can get visa from your own country in Nepalese Embassy.

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