Altitude: 7300m Duration: 36 days Grade: 4E/Difficult Group: 2 - 15 Country: Nepal

Gurja Himal (7300m)

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Gurja Himal, or “Dhaulashri” Hidden jewelers in Annapurna area is the lowest of the Dhaulagiri range, and has, consequently, tended to be overlooked by the various expeditions in favour of the higher peaks of Dhaulagiri itself, Churen Himal, Putha Hiunchuli, and so on. Gurja Himal expedition is suitable for those climbers who ar...
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Gurja Himal, or “Dhaulashri” Hidden jewelers in Annapurna area is the lowest of the Dhaulagiri range, and has, consequently, tended to be overlooked by the various expeditions in favour of the higher peaks of Dhaulagiri itself, Churen Himal, Putha Hiunchuli, and so on. Gurja Himal expedition is suitable for those climbers who are willing to summit 7000m peaks in a less touristic area are and are not interested in climbing the crowded peaks. The adventure trail pass through the wild and beautiful Dhaula valley (Undiscovered hidden gem) , the village nestles on a sunny shelf beneath the snows of the Dhaulagiri range. Offers spectacular mountain view of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna mountain range.  Before climbing Gurja we Xtreme Climbers advices our valuable clients to have at least two successful 6000m and one 7000m peaks, and to have good knowledge of ice and rock climbing and how to ascend and descend fixed lines. You don't need to be fast but you need to be steady and strong. Mental toughness plays a large role as does the ability to relax and let your body acclimatize.because Your success or failure in climbing will be determined by your front end preparations and experiences.


During climbing Xtreme Climbers Climbing Sherpa guide will fix camp 1 at  height of 5300m(17,388ft)camp 2 5900m(19,357ft) and camp 3 at (6500m/21,325 ft.) for better acclimatization. When you arrive at base camp, our staff will set up the camp and you will have time to rest and continue to acclimatize. Upon completing a Puja ceremony at base camp, our team of Climbing Sherpa’s will begin to open the route to camp 1. After your camp 1 and 2 acclimatization, our climbing Sherpa guides will check the weather forecast, group fitness and recovery conditions. If upcoming weather reports, your physical fitness and conditions are good, we will begin head towards to our summit push over Gurja. On the summit push, you will move from camp 1, At camp 2 you will wake at around 2:00 or 3:00am to begin your summit push. 

From the summit you will have great views of Dhaulagiri II, Dhaulagiri III, Dhaulagiri IV, Dhaulagiri V, Churen Himal (Main), Churen Himal (East), Churen Himal (West),Dhaulagiri VI, Putha Hiunchuli (Dh VII),Gurja Himal, False Junction Peak, Junction Peak. The peak is located at the coordinates of: 28°40′26″N longitude and 83°16′37″E latitude.

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  • February, March, April & September, October, November, December. Spring/Autumn.
  • Kathmandu (Capital of Nepal)
  • Hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan / Mountain lodge (tea house) in Trekking.
  • Domestic airplane and tourist vehicles
  • Breakfast and welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu / Full board in Trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
  • Helicopter : AS 350 B3E (H125)
  • Capacity : 1 pilot + 6 Passengers
  • Max takeoff weight : 2250 kg
  • Power Plant : 1 Turbomeca Arriel 2D
  • Service Sling : 23000 Ft
  • Rate of Climb : 1818 fpm
  • Cruising Speed : 137 knots
  • Call Sign: 9N – AKP & 9N AKG
  • Day 1 : Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) Kathmandu
  • Day 2 : Preparation, briefings, last minute shopping and permit formalities. Included meals:Breakfast Dinner
  • Day 3 : Drive 6-7 hrs or (fly 25 minutes) from Kathmandu to Pokhara (950m/3,116ft) 6hrs.Lodge accommodation. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch via Driving.
  • Day 4 : Drive from Pokhara to Darbang (1110m/3,641ft) 5 hrs Lodge accommodation. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 5 : Trek from Darbang to Takum via Dharapani village (1670m/5,479ft.) 5 hrs.Camping accommodation. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 6 : Trek from Takum to Lumsang village (2120m/6,955ft.)6 hrs Camping accommodation. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 7 : Trek from Lumsang to Gurja Village (2620m/8,595ft) 7 hrs.Camping accommodation. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 8 : Trek Gurja village to Darsinge Khark (3600m/11,811ft) 6 hrs.Camping accommodation. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 9 : Trek from Darsinge Khark to Burjunga Khark (3415m/11,204ft)5 hrs. Camping accommodation. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 10 : Trek from Burjunga Kharka to Gurja Himal BC (4600m/15,091ft)3 hrs.Camping accommodation. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 11 - 29 : Climbing period Gurja Himal (7193m/ 23,599ft) Included meals: High Food, Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 30 : Clean up base camp and trek fromGurja BC to Burjunga Khark(3415m/11,204ft)5 hrs. Camping accommodation. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 31 : Trek from Burjunga Khark- Gurja Village (2620m/8,595ft) 6 hrs.Camping accommodation. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 32 : Trek from Gurjagoan village to Lulang village(2200m/7,218ft)Camping accommodation. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 33 : Trek from Lulang to Dharapani Darbang (1670m/5,479ft.) 5 hrs.Tea house accommodation. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 34 : Drive from Darbang to Pokhara. Hotel accommodation. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 35 : Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1350m/4,429ft) 6 hrs. Transportation provided by tourist mini bus. Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 36 : Free and rest day at Kathmandu. Farewell celebration dinner with cultural program in the evening. Included meals:Breakfast Dinner
  • Day 37 : Final Departure
Note: The above itinerary can be tailor made as per client's request, we can make the itinerary shorter/Longer by cutting or adding days, People who have longer time can add the White Water Rafting, Jungle safari tour in Chitwan National park, Paragliding and Zeep Flyer in Pokhara and other extra activities so feel free to write us on info@xtremeclimbers.com for further details.How to book a trip ?
  •   Dhaulagiri I: 8172 meters, best views Rugachaur pass, Jaljalla pass, Gurjaghat pass, Mudi, Dansilek pass, and between Dharapani and Machim.
  •   Dhaulagiri II: 7751 meters, best views Dhamja pass and Dansilek.
  •   Dhaulagiri III: 7751 meters, best views Dhamja pass and Dansilek.
  •   Dhaulagiri IV: 7661 meter, best views generally hidden by Gurja Himal
  •   Dhaulagiri V: 7618 meter, best views jaljalla pass, Dhamja pass and Dansilek.
  •   Dhaulagiri VI: 7268 meter, best views generally hidden by Gurja Himal.
  •   Gurja Himal: 7193 meter, best views Gurja khani Deorali, between Dharapani and Machim; Rugachaur pass, jaljalla pass, Gurjaghat pass, Dansilek, Dhamja pass and tributaries along Dhaula canyon.
  •   Churen Himal: 7372 meter, best views Rugachaur pass, jaljalla pass, Gurja Deorali and Gurjaghat pass.
  •   Pyutha Hiunchuli: 7246 meter, best views Rugachaur pass, jaljalla pass, Gurjaghat pass and Dhamja pass.

Full Board Service Includes

  •   Arrival and departure transfer services to and from both domestic and international flight as per itinerary.
  •   Assistance at the International airport by Xtreme Climbers while arriving and departing in Kathmandu.
  •   4 Nights ****Hotels accommodation in Kathmandu on B/B basis.
  •   2 Night *** Hotel Accomodation in Pokhara B/B basis.
  •   Experienced and government licensed high altitude trekking guide during the trekking and climbing period.
  •   Schedule flight tickets for Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu sector to all climbing member, Sherpa guide, liaison officer and kitchen staff.
  •   All trekking and mountaineering equipments like: Kitchen, Stores, Dining, Toilet Tents, Tables, Chairs and cooking utensils for advance base camp and camp 2.
  •   Common climbing equipment (necessary fixed and main rope, ice bars, ice screws, snow bar etc)
  •   Services of chef and kitchen assistant at Advanced Base camp.
  •   3 meals a day (Breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea/coffee) available in tea house/hotel/lodge during the trekking.
  •   3 fresh meals a day (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) will be serve at base camp, and camp two.
  •   All food and fuel for Base Camp and higher camps during expedition for both members and crews.
  •   40.kg baggage allowance per person during the trekking period which will be carried by porters.
  •   Daily Weather Report Service
  •   TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System). Trekking Permit
  •   Expedition royalty and climbing permit of Nepal government to climb Mt. Gurja Himal (7,300m).
  •   Nepalese government royalty and fees.
  •   One experienced, trained, government licensed, and at list 2 Time summiteer climbing/expedition Sherpa guide per client.
  •   All wages, equipment, medical and accidental Insurances for all involved staffs in trekking and expedition.
  •   Equipment allowances and wages for climbing Sherpa’s, cooks, kitchen boys.
  •   Equipment allowances and wages for government liaison officer.
  •   First Aid medical kits for the group and the staffs.
  •   Thuraya Satellite phone carrying by guide for communication and available for members with the cost of US$ 4 per minute call.
  •   Radio Walki Talki
  •   Appropriate food for high altitude and all climbing crew at base camp and above as required.
  •   Required fixed and dynamic rope during climbing period.
  •   Heater will be provided at base camp for heating the dining room.
  •   Emergency oxygen, mask and regulator provided on requirement of guest with appropriate charge
  •   Each expedition member will have an individual tent available in the ABC.
  •   Solar panel for light and battery charger.
  •   Ice fall charges by SPCC
  •   High quality VE-25 North Face tents for camp I, II and III.
  •   Required necessary Climbing Sherpa's Guide tents, food during climbing
  •   Insurance and wages of Xtreme Climbers supporting crew, Climbing Sherpa, Cook, Kitchen staff and Porters.
  •   Helicopter rescue insurance for high altitude climbing Sherpa guide, cook and staff.
  •   Free assistance service for Cargo clearance and Duties.
  •   Fresh cooked food and kitchen will be provided at Advance Base camp.
  •   Trekking and Climbing map of the Mount Baruntse.
  •   EPI Cooking gas, stove will be provided about base camp for cooking food, boiling water.
  •   Generator will be providing for back- up of lighting power and charging electronic tools.
  •   Transportation of food supply to Base Camp from Kathmandu (Cargo to Lukla and then by porter to base camp)
  •   Our service charge and government taxes levied in Nepal.
  •   Complete pre-departure information
  •   Required necessary land/Air transportation as per itinerary.
  •   Flight ticket reconfirmation
  •   visa extension procedure services (if necessary)
  •   Welcome and Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with domestic culture show in Kathmandu.

Base Camp Service Includes

    In Base Camp: Xtreme Climbers provides very professional, helpful and friendly service from Kathmandu to the ABC as well as during the climb. Our objective is to provide a good quality, helpful, safe, friendly, stress free and comprehensive service to maximize your summit opportunity. In the base camp our chefs and helpers will prepare and serve three delicious, freshly cooked and plentiful meals a day. We will also ensure that hot and cold drinks are available 24 hrs a day. In the base camp we provide spacious expedition quality personal tents for all our clients both with full board or base-camp service only. In base camp we also provide dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet facilities and portable shower facilities and tent accommodation for our staff. In base camp we provide access to communication including satellite telephone and internet access, solar panels to charge your batteries and UHF/VHF handheld radios on the mountain to maintain communications between ABC and high camps. Our camp manager as well as guides and climbing Sherpa’s have an extensive experience on multiple Everest climbs. They will ensure cooperation with other companies and organize base camp operations. In base camp our guides will work with other teams to ensure contribution from all operators for tasks such as route fixing and to ensure the safety of climbers from ABC to the summit.

  •   Arrival and departure transfer services to and from both domestic and international flights as per itinerary.
  •   Assistance at the international airport by Xtreme Climbers while arriving and departing from Kathmandu.
  •   4 Nights Yak and Yeti or similar hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on B&B basis.
  •   2 Night *** Hotel Accomodation in Pokhara B/B basis.
  •   Experienced and government licensed high altitude trekking guide during the trekking and climbing period.
  •   Schedule flight tickets for Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu to all the climbing members, Sherpa guide, liaison officer and kitchen staff.
  •   All trekking and mountaineering equipments such as: Kitchen tent, storage tent, dining tent, toilet tents, tables, chairs, and cooking utensils for advance base camp and camp two.
  •   Services of chef and kitchen assistant at Base Camp and chef at Camp 2.
  •   3 meals a day, breakfast, lunch and dinner with Tea/coffee available in the tea house/hotel/lodge during the trekking.
  •   3 fresh meals a day: Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served at base camp, and camp two.
  •   30kg baggage allowance per person during trekking to base camp this will be carried by porter at Mt. Baruntse.
  •   Trekking permit/TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System).
  •   Expedition royalty and climbing permit of Nepal government to climb Mt. Gurja (7,300M)
  •   Nepalese government royalty and fees.
  •   All wages, equipment, medical and accident insurances for all involved staff in trekking and climbing period.
  •   Equipment allowances and wages for chefs and kitchen assistants.
  •   Equipment allowances and wages for government liaisons officer.
  •   First aid medical kits for the group and the staff.
  •   Thuraya SAT phone carried by guide for communication. Available to clients with the cost of $4USD per minute call.
  •   Radio Walki Talki
  •   Heater will be provided at base camp for heating the dining room.
  •   Emergency oxygen, mask and regulator provided at the request of the client with appropriate charges.
  •   Each expedition member will have an individual tent available in the ABC.
  •   Solar panels for light and battery charger.
  •   Helicopter rescue insurance for high altitude Kitchen staff.
  •   Free assistance service for cargo clearance and duties.
  •   Fresh cooked food and kitchen will be provided at base camp.
  •   Trekking and climbing map of Mount Gurja.
  •   Generator will be providing for backup lighting power and charging electronic devices.
  •   Transportation of food supply from Kathmandu to base camp (Cargo to Lukla and then by porter/yaks to base camp).
  •   Our service charge and government taxes levied in Nepal.
  •   Complete pre-departure information.
  •   Required necessary land/Air transportation as per itinerary.
  •   Flight ticket reconfirmation.
  •   Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with domestic culture show in Kathmandu.
Cost and payment details

The cost is depending on group size, affected due to the requirement of number of guides and porters, requisite of Hotel in Kathmandu, method of land/air transport. The itinerary is changeable and modifiable as per needs and time frame of trekkers. Cost will be re calculated if the itinerary is changed or modified. Additional activities may be added as per trekkers request with appropriate additional cost. For Total Tour cost EMAIL US, we will send you within 24 hours as your requirements.

Why we dont't include cost in our website?

NOTE: To provide you service in reasonable cost and attempt to address your each requirement Xtreme Climbers  desired to provide you with some information which directly affects the cost and also helps us breakdown the cost. That is why we have decided to clarify our customers that due to the following reasons mentioned below we have not included the cost of each package in the company website.

  1. Climbing season: The climbing permit royalty cost for mountain will be different during Spring and Autumn season. Normally most of the climbers climbs Himalayas in the Spring season. Climbing permit during Autumn will be 50% less than the spring season. 

  2. The cost of the trip depends on Number of persons joining in group for High expedition or Mountain  Climbing including number of climbers, non-climber, base camp supporters, medical doctors, The number of climbing Sherpa guides, high altitude porters, kitchen crew, mode of transport you prefer and many other factors can affect the cost of the trip. Alpine climbing guide as well as the category of the hotel accommodation and the facilities that you aspire in the mountains affect the cost.

  3. We operate the High Expeditions, Peak Climbing in full arrangement package and basic arrangement service (full board or base camp service) which directly affects the expedition cost.

  4. Request numbers of oxygen, mask regulators and the brands the clients require

  5. The itinerary may be changed after reaching an understanding between the agency and the client. Other activities could be added or reduced as per the client's request before processing the trip. Price for reduced activities could be deducted and additional activities could be added in mutual understanding.

  6. Either you want to operate this expedition as international group joining basics of Xtreme Climbers or individual (private arrangement) expedition.

  7. Type of high camp food that clients require. Any specialized food that has to be ordered from foreign countries will be costlier compared to the one available here.

  8.  Either any of the climbers intend to attempt any world records? If so, do they require special services or equipment?

Due to the reasons mentioned above we would like to discuss with our client directly before offering the cost. So please feel free to drop your queries in info@xtremeclimbers.com or login to www.xtremeclimbers.com for any information about your selected package.

Full Board Service Excludes

  •   Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except for the farewell dinner).
  •   Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars during the trekking.
  •   Items of personal nature, laundry expenses, tips.
  •   Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in government regulations, etc.
  •   Extra transportation then display in itinerary program.
  •   Any additional staff other than specified.
  •   Rescue, repatriation, medicines, medical tests and hospitalization expenses.
  •   Medical insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  •   Travel insurance and helicopter rescue.
  •   Filming permit (if special camera).
  •   Personal climbing gear.
  •   Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phone and internet expenses
  •   Clothing, packing items or bags, personal medical kit, camera/video fees or trekking gears
  •   Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods.
  •   Summit bonus for climbing Sherpa Guides as per mountaineering association rules. Minimum US$800.00 per climbing Sherpa guide.
  •   Tips and gifts for base camp and high altitude trekking and climbing staff.
  •   Airfare of international flights.
  •   Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance on arrival in Kathmandu)
  •   Any extra services or products or offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  •   Any other item not included in “COST INCLUDES” section.

Base Camp Service Excludes

    In Base Camp: Xtreme Climbers provides very professional, helpful and friendly service from Kathmandu to the ABC as well as during the climb. Our objective is to provide a good quality, helpful, safe, friendly, stress free and comprehensive service to maximize your summit opportunity. In the base camp our chefs and helpers will prepare and serve three delicious, freshly cooked and plentiful meals a day. We will also ensure that hot and cold drinks are available 24 hrs a day. In the base camp we provide spacious expedition quality personal tents for all our clients both with full board or base-camp service only. In base camp we also provide dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet facilities and portable shower facilities and tent accommodation for our staff. In base camp we provide access to communication including satellite telephone and internet access, solar panels to charge your batteries and UHF/VHF handheld radios on the mountain to maintain communications between ABC and high camps. Our camp manager as well as guides and climbing Sherpa’s have an extensive experience on multiple Everest climbs. They will ensure cooperation with other companies and organize base camp operations. In base camp our guides will work with other teams to ensure contribution from all operators for tasks such as route fixing and to ensure the safety of climbers from ABC to the summit.

  •   Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner).
  •   Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars.
  •   Items of personal nature, laundry expenses, tips.
  •   Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies, satellite phones and internet expenses.
  •   Clothing, packing items or bags, personal medical kit, personal trekking gear.
  •   Any extra services, products, offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  •   Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural disasters, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in government regulations.
  •   Any additional staff other than specified.
  •   Rescue, repatriation, medicines, medical tests and hospitalization expenses.
  •   Medical insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  •   Travel insurance and helicopter rescue.
  •   Airfare of international flights.
  •   Climbing Sherpa, high altitude food and fuel above base camp.
  •   Tent above base camp
  •   Nepal entry visa fee.
  •   Wake talkies & filming permit (Special filming camera only require permit).
  •   Personal climbing gear.
  •   Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods.
  •   Government licensed climbing guide(s).
  •   Appropriate food for high altitude.
  •   Any other item not included in “THE PACKAGE COST INCLUDES” section
  •   Tips, gifts, souvenirs.
Cost and payment details

The cost is depending on group size, affected due to the requirement of number of guides and porters, requisite of Hotel in Kathmandu, method of land/air transport. The itinerary is changeable and modifiable as per needs and time frame of trekkers. Cost will be re calculated if the itinerary is changed or modified. Additional activities may be added as per trekkers request with appropriate additional cost. For Total Tour cost EMAIL US, we will send you within 24 hours as your requirements.

Altitude Sickness

Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is common at high altitudes sickness. In general may occur when people ascend too quickly normally in altitudes of over 3000 m. The symptoms of altitude sickness are due to lower air pressure at high altitudes, which results in lower oxygen levels as you breathe the air in. The air is under less pressure and this makes it harder for your body to get the oxygen out of the air and into the circulation. It's this extra strain on the body that causes altitude sickness.

Symptoms tend to be worse at night and include headache, dizziness, and lethargy, loss of appetite, nausea, breathlessness and irritability. Difficulty sleeping is another common symptom.

The major symptoms of altitude sickness
Initial symptoms
  1. Periods of sleeplessness
  2. Runny nose.
  3. Extra tiredness
  4. Occasional loss of appetite
  5. Feeling laziness
  6. Wish to vomiting
  7. Periodic breathing

Above are normal symptoms which may occur into your body that you should not be worried. Every trekker will experience some or all of these, no matter how slowly they ascend.

Advance symptoms
  1. Headache and vomiting
  2. Dizziness
  3. Racing heartbeat
  4. Exhaustion
  5. Nausea
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Loss of apatite
  8. Weakness
  9. Hard to breath
  10. Extra tired
  11. Dry Raspy cough
  12. Sleeplessness

When above symptoms will occur into your body, these symptoms usually resolve by spending one or two extra nights at the same altitude or using medicine. Even you are resting at the same altitude or using medicine, if symptoms are becoming worse, then it is necessary to descend.

Serious Symptoms
  1. Worsening headache and vomiting
  2. Swelling of hands and face
  3. Reduced urine output
  4. Walking with a staggering gait
  5. Confusion
  6. Increased tiredness
  7. Breathing irregularity
  8. Visual hallucinations (seeing things that are not real)
  9. Changes in the ability to think
  10. Changes in normal behavior

If above serious symptoms will occur into your body, these extremely dangerous symptoms are called High Altitude Cerebral Edema (or HACE). They can lead to unconsciousness and death within 12 hours. Increasing shortness of breath, cough and tiredness may also be signs of High Altitude Pulmonary Edema or HAPE. HAPE can also be rapidly fatal if ignored.

To prevent acute mountain sickness:
  1. If possible, don't fly or drive to high altitude. Start below 3,000 metres (10,000 feet) and walk up.
  2. If you do fly or drive, do not overexert yourself or move higher for the first 24 hours.
  3. If you go above 3,000 metres (10,000 feet), only increase your altitude by 350 to 500 metres (1,000 feet) per day
  4. Climb high and sleep low! You can climb more than 300 to 500 metres in a day as long as you come back down and sleep at a lower altitude.
  5. If you begin to show symptoms of moderate altitude sickness, don't go higher until symptoms decrease.
  6. Drink plenty of water, tea or juice etc (at least three to 4 liters per day). Urine output should be copious and clear to pale yellow.
  7. Eat high-carbohydrate foods (rice, pasta, cereal) for more energy.
  8. Take it easy and don't overexert yourself when you first get up to altitude. But, light activity during the day is better than sleeping because respiration decreases during sleep, exacerbating the symptoms.
  9. Avoid alcohol as it may increase the risk of dehydration, and don't smoke.
  10. Don't push yourself when climbing up to passes, rather take plenty of breaks.
  11. Avoid taking sleeping pills.
  12. Avoid active movements and try to relax in the first one or two days upon arrival at the high altitude areas.
  13. Bring adequate medicine.
  14. If nothing else works, return to the areas with the lower elevation.
  15. Allow sufficient time for acclimatization (After 3000 meters).
  16. Don’t make rapid Ascent. Don’t go too far too fast.
  17. Do not trek/travel alone, take guide/porter.
  18. Follow the advice from your guide, hotel, local, guide book.
  19. Descent if mild symptoms rapidly getting worse.
  20. Never leave or descent sick person along.
  21. Avoid getting cold.
  22. Take an easy and comfortable trekking route even if its longer
Medicine:

Following is a list of items you should consider including in your medical kit - consult your pharmacist for brands available in your country.

  1. Aspirin or paracetamol - for pain or fever
  2. Antihistamine - for allergies, eg hay fever; to ease the itch from insect bites or stings; and to prevent motion sickness.
  3. Antibiotics consider including these if you're traveling well off the beaten track' see your doctor, as they must be prescribed, and carry the prescription with you.
  4. Loperamides or Diphenoxylate 'blockers' for diarrhea' Prochlorperazine or metaclopramide for nausea and vomiting.
  5. Rehydration mixture to prevent dehydration, eg due to severe diarrhea; particularly important when traveling with children.
  6. Insect repellent, sunscreen, lip balm and eye drops.
  7. Calamine lotion, sting relief spray or aloe vera-to ease irritation from sunburn and insect bites or stings.
  8. Antifungal cream or powder - for fungal skin infections and thrush.
  9. Antiseptic, such as povidone-iodine for cuts and grazes.
  10. Bandages, band-aids or plasters and other would dressings.
  11. Scissors, tweezers and a thermometer (note that mercury thermometers are prohibited by airlines)
  12. Cold and Flu tablets, throat lozenges and nasal decongestant.
  13. Multivitamines - consider for long trips, when dietary vitamin intake may be inadequate.

Note: We have guides trained at the High Altitude Medical Training Center. Our staff is very experienced in dealing with the effects of higher altitudes. As they are natives of Nepal, they easily acclimatize and therefore can care for their clients. They are equipped with necessary medical supplies and will assist you with basic first aid treatment. We design our tours to ensure clients are ready for high altitude, and arrange alternative itineraries for those at risk

Insurance

Travel insurance is compulsory for all Clients undertaking any tour. It should provide adequate protection for the full duration of the tour to cover personal injury, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, helicopter evacuation, loss of luggage, etc.

For your kind information, we would like to give a list of the insurance companies, please go through the links below:

For Canadians and Americans
  1. http://www.travelguard.com
  2. http://www.worldnomads.com
  3. http://www.mondial-assistance.ca
  4. http://www.travelassistnetwork.com
  5. http://www.travelex-insurance.com
  6. http://www.travelite.com
  7. http://www.travelunderwriters.com
  8. http://www.hccmis.com/atlas-travel-insurance
For Australians and New Zealanders
  1. http://www.covermore.com.au
  2. http://www.allianz.com.au
  3. http://www.worldnomads.com.au
  4. http://www.bupa.com.au
  5. http://www.itrektravelinsurance.com.au
  6. http://www.1cover.com.au
For British
  1. http://www.travel-guard.co.uk
  2. http://www.worldnomads.co.uk
  3. http://www.thebmc.co.uk
  4. http://www.direct-travel.co.uk
  5. http://www.essentialtravel.co.uk
For Europe and Slovenia
  1. http://www.coris.si
  2. http://www.europaeische.at
For South-Africa
  1. http://www.travel-guard.co.za
  2. http://www.tic.co.za
For Indians
  1. http://www.internationalsos.com/en/asia-pacific_india.htm
Footwear
Trekking Boot 1 Pair
Thick Socks 4 Pairs
Light Socks 3 Pairs
Camp Shoes 1 Pair
Sandals 1 Pair
Other Equipments
Sleeping Bag(4seasons) 1
Down Jacket 1
Daypack 1
Water Bottle 1
Sun Cream  
Sunglasses  
Flashlight With Spare Bulbs, Batteries, Lip Salve, Gaiters.  
Clothing
Down Or Fiber Filled Waterproof Jacket And Trousers 1
Fleece Jacket Or Pullover 1
Warm Cotton Trousers 2 Pairs
Shirts And T-Shirts 4 Pieces
Lightweight Cotton Long Pants 3 Pairs
Long Under Wear 2 Pieces
Short Under Wear 4 Pieces
Sun Hat Or Scarf 1
Woolen Hat 1
Sunglasses 1
Lightweight Gloves 1
Rain Coat 1
Heavyweight Gloves Or Mittens With A Waterproof 1
Optional
Insect Repellent
Toilet Articles
Note Book & Pen
Toilet Roll
Laundry Soap
Pocket Knife
Towel
Sewing Kit
Plasters
Binoculars
Camera
Film
Cards And Personal Medical Kit
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  • How safe traveling alone women with your company?

  • Is someone going to meet me at the airport? Are transfers included?

  • What time is it now in Nepal and what’s the phone code?

  • What happens if there is an emergency?

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