Below is the list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) that travelers have while traveling to Nepal. You can also read this bog, ‘Thinking To Trek In Nepal?’ for detail information.
What are the tips for trekking in Nepal?
Followings are the tips you should keep in consideration while going on the Larkye La Pass Trek:
- Collect enough information on the climate, temperature, and season
- Carry light snacks
- Carry hand cash
- Carry along the insect repellents and table salts
- Hire a guide to accompany you
- Keep yourself hydrated
- Pack light, pack wise
- Walk slow
Can I obtain the visa for Nepal upon on arrival at the airport?
Yes, you can get a Visa easily after arriving at the Tribhuvan International Airport.
Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days will cost USD 25. Similarly, for 30 days you will need to pay USD 40, and for multiple Entry of 90 days, you have to pay USD 100.
What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?
You can bring your charger and charge your batteries en route. There is a hot water facility but, you may have to pay an extra $1-$2. However, you can find hot water facility for free at a lower altitude.
Are there ATMs on the trail?
No, there are no ATMs on this trek route. You have to draw enough cash from Pokhara or Kathmandu before commencing the trek. You have to carry Nepali currency with yourself during the trek.
What about internet access?
You will find internet access in most of the places. There might be sometime when you will not find internet access due to a technical problem. You have to keep in mind that the internet here is not as fast as your home country.
Can I customize itinerary days?
Yes, you can customize the itinerary days according to the time you got. However, you have to make sure to include enough acclimatisation days in between the trek.
Do I need travel insurance?
Yes, you are required to get travel insurance. In fact, it is mandatory to have one to visit most of the regions. You travel insurance will cover any emergency evacuation during the trek. So, make sure to consult with your insurance company about the coverage of the insurance you have bought.
How long will I have to walk in average a day?
You have to walk around four to seven hours a day on average.
How hard is trekking in Nepal?
Trekking in Nepal can be both easy and difficult according to the trail. Still, you need to physically fit to go on any trek. Again with proper trekking equipment, descent logistic support, and a well-planned itinerary, you will have no issues during the trek.
Where are we going to stay during the trek and what are it’s standard?
During the trek, you are going to stay in a basic guesthouse. The rooms are small with bedding, blankets, and few pieces of furniture.
Can I Drink tap water during the trek?
You are advised to not drink tap water directly during the trek. Before drinking tap water, you should use purifying tablets.
What are the Tips to prevent High Altitude Sickness or Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)?
The most important tip to prevent high altitude sickness is not to stay overnight more than 3,900 meters altitude. For extra safety, it is always better to take one acclimatisation day after you conquer every 1000m. And, don’t forget to keep yourself hydrated throughout the trek.