01: Why Peak Promotion?
Peak Promotion provide range of facilities as follows:
- 27 years experience in tourism, worked with famous mountaineers and film makers
- Specialized in Trekking, Expedition, Filming and Tours
- We guide you to plan your trip as per your choice and interest
- Offers special rate quality service meeting all your travel needs
- Guides you to customize your trip based on your interest and area of specialization
- We are focused on customers safety, comfort and satisfaction
02: How do I book the package tour & treks to Nepal?
If the tour itinerary given in the website suits you, you can book through e-mail or call us. Also if you want to customize your trip, we can start the dialogue and together we can develop an itinerary that really suits your utmost interests and travel dates. To help you in customizing the trip, decide the duration that you wish to spend in Nepal, destinations and the duration of stay in Nepal will determine your package costs.
03: How can I obtain a visa to travel to Nepal? Is there any country or embassy that issues visas on behalf of Nepal?
The best way to apply for visa is from the Nepalese diplomatic missions in your country. The other choice is to get it from Immigration office at the entry points of Nepal (Tribhuvan International Airport/TIA Kathmandu). All foreign nationals, except Indian Citizens need visas to enter Nepal. TIA Airport upon the payment of the fee of US$ 40.Two copies of passport photos are required on the arrival. The visas can be extended, if required, upon the additional payment of US$30.
04: When is the best season to travel Nepal?
The best season to visit Nepal is from March to May and September to November. However, some tourists prefer to visit Nepal in the lean season too because there are abundant choices in terms of accommodation and flight bookings can be done very easily. June/August it is better to do trek belong to rain shadow like Upper Mustang, Dolpa in Nepal and Mt. Kailash in Tibet.
05: Do we need to cover travel insurance?
Yes, we advise you to get your insurance cover from your respective country. We recommend Global Rescue and World Nomads.
06: What kind of hotels do you use?
In Kathmandu we provide 3 Star category hotel and can upgrade to 5 star category if required. During the trekking, we accommodate you in best available(normal nice) teahouse. Teahouse are like hotels with hot showers, western food and private room (twin sharing). In this arrangement overnight halts with dinner and breakfast will be served in Teahouses (Lodges) and Lunch in local restaurants en-route. Furthermore as you will be staying in locally owned lodges you will be benefiting and interacting with the local community. It will give you a true feel for the Nepalese people and their lives.
07: What kind of tour & trekking guide do you use for the trip?
We provide knowledgeable, reliable, friendly, experienced and English speaking guides.
08: Is it ok to take photographs of people of Villages?
Yes, it is ok and they really get a kick out of seeing themselves in print. So if you take photographs, please take copies and post them back that will make sure they get delivered back to the people on one of your treks. But it is better to take permission from them before t taking photographs. Sometimes they may angry in taking photos without asking them.
09: Do I have to tip my guide/porter?
Your porter/guide should not 'ask you' for anything, however at the end of your trek if he has done a good job and you feel he warrants a thank you, by all means give him something. You can tip guide and porter at the end of trek. Collect the amount from all the trekkers, better to tip by the group rather than individually.
10: How much weight do I allow for my porter?
You should allow 5 kg for your personal porters own gear such as his torch, clothes and other items he may feel essential for his trek. Porter can carry maximum 25kg including his personal gears. We provide duffle bag to put your stuffs and weight limit is 10kg, a porter carries two members duffle bag. You can store your valuable things and luggage/suitcase at hotel or with us.
11: How fit do I have to be for Trekking?
No, you do not have to be a marathon runner or training for the Olympics. But you do have to be fit and healthy and one should be able to walk 5-7 hours a day. We suggest running, walking, hiking, climbing stairs to prepare for trek.
12: Trek Briefing?
Your trekking briefing will be done by Peak Promotion Team at office or hotel before departure of Trek.
13: Are there any age restrictions?
No, there are any age restrictions. We can be designed trek for children/teenager/ pensioner. For children and pensioner, we offer short and easy trek around Kathmandu and Pokhara Valley. For adult and teenager, we offer moderate to hard trek, like Everest Base Camp/ Manaslu/ Dolpa/ Mustang/ Annapurna/ Langtang etc.
14: Can I make my trek longer?
Yes, it is our pleasure. Just let us know what you would like and we will do our best to help you. We never force our clients to follow our set itineraries. We can make our itineraries flexible accordingly client’s interest, you can extend your trip to Chitwan or Pokhara.
15: What do I bring?
We have listed a few essentials that you will have to bring along, please refer to our equipment checklist.
16: What's involved in a Typical Day?
- 07.00 Breakfast
- 08.00 Start Walking
- 11.00 Tea/Coffee Break
- 01.00 Lunch Break
- 04.00 Reach to teahouse
- 07.00 Evening Meal
- 08..00 Briefing for the next day
- 08.30 Entertainment
- 09.00 Bed Time
We serve all basic meals breakfast, lunch and dinner including tea/coffee and hot water. You can select and order as per your interest from the menu, you may not know the quantity of the dishes so better to consult with your guide before make order.
18: Will I be able to deal with the high altitude?
Our itineraries are designed so that our clients ascend at a sensible and safe rate. The effects of altitude are felt by gentle acclimatization allows them to reach their high point without any problems.
19: Is Communication to home possible on trek?
There are telephones and internet facilities in most of the places along the popular trekking routes from which you can make international calls. We do provide local sim card if required. You can write daily blog and our guide will pass it us so we update it on our website. We send satellite phone for in case of emergency call.
20: Will somebody come to pick me up at the Airport on my arrival?
Yes, our representative will be at airport to pick you up. Outside the Terminal Hall, we will be displaying a play card of Peak Promotion sign with your name on it.
If you have any questions regarding trip itinerary or any questions, please feel free to contact Peak Promotion Pvt. Ltd
at firstname.lastname@example.org, we answer all enquiries within 24 hours.