Base Camp Adventure Treks & Expedition
Base Camp Adventure
Treks & Expedition Pvt. Ltd.


Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What type of shape do I need to be in, is this trip for me?
A. Langtang Valley trek is suitable for average people that are in good health conditions and moderately fit, thus no previous experience is required. Persons suffering from a pre-existing medical condition must seek medical advice before considering this trek.

Q. What sort of accommodation can I expect in Kathmandu and in trekking?
A. We use standard rooms from four or five star hotels in Kathmandu with breakfast included. Along the trekking routes teahouses/Lodges generally provide basic clean facilities with a mattress and a quilt or blanket. We can also offer you Ace the Himalaya sleeping bags if needed (which need to return after the trip) but it is good idea to always have your own sleeping equipment. We usually provide single and double rooms as well as the occasional dormitory.

Q. What sort of food can I expect in trekking?
A. Most teahouses (lodges) cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian fare. Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season) and even some desserts like apple pies, pancakes, and some interesting attempts at custard. You will find a lot of garlic on the menu because it assists with acclimatization – eat some every day. In many larger villages you may find some meat on the menu. You can always get hot chocolate, tea, and hot lemon drinks, as well as soft drinks, and treats like chocolate and crisps.

Q. What is the best season for this trekking?
A. The best time for this trekking is October to December and mid February to May.

Q. What is the weather & temperature like in trekking?
A. Weather in the mountains is notoriously difficult to predict. At night it is generally cooler the days are generally warm. There will be snow during the month of December and February. It is important to make sure that you can stay warm and dry in just about any conditions. Expect the unexpected! The temperature could be as high as 20 deg C to -2 deg C low.

Q. Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?
A. These facilities will be available in most of the places in your hotel reception by paying some service charges. Remember to bring your adapters!

Q. Is the water OK to drink? Do I need to bring purifying tablets/filter?
A. In most places bottled water is readily available. If you wish to drink normal water, you need to use purifying aid, which you will need to bring with you.

Q. Are the Base Camp Adventure’s staff insured?
A. Our company insures all our trekking staff, including guide, cook, Sherpa and porters. Please, Click Legal Document on page (Company) to view insurance details.