Food and living costs at Annapurna Circuit Trek for budget trekkers
I am planning to do Annapurna Circuit in first week of March, 2023. Can you guys please let me know approximate food and living costs in the tea houses/lodges/hotels along the circuit? I am a budget traveler. At least how much money should I budget/per day for this circuit trip?
Treks suggestion for February
What are the most beautiful treks to do at the beginning of February?
How long is validity for permit to national parks?
How long is validity for permit to national parks for Annapurna, Langtang? Is it enough time to do some side trips, or just enough for standard trek route? For example Annapurna circuit + Mardi Himal + Khopra Ridge, etc?
Booking Trek to EBC from international agent versus local agency
For those who have booked a trek to EBC with an American or Canadian company, Why did you book with them versus booking with a local Nepalese company?
Could I get some info on trekking to EBC?
1) best to go solo or group tour. 2) best month to go , if u dont want rain or cold weather or little as possible. 3) average cost pp?4) what to bring along?5) is altitude sickness real threat on this trek?6) teahouses all the same , doesnt matter which company u hire?7)what do porters carry for u ,if ur only allowed to bringing 10 or so kgs ?8)how does water taste after chlorine tablets? 9)how cash to bring money ?
Night time Temperature at Annapurna Base Camp
Does anyone know what rating sleeping bag I should get. I can find info about daytime temperatures, but nothing about the night
Day Hike in Nepal without permits
Looking into visiting Nepal for the first time at the end of January and we’re wanting to combine a couple of permit hikes with lots of day hikes which don’t need permits. Thinking of around Kathmandu and Pokhara. Can anyone help point me in the right direction to find out what day hikes are available without permits in these areas.
Flight tickets to Lukla and back
Can someone tell me about flight tickets to Lukla and back ??Can it be bought in Kathmandu after reaching for same or next day or should it be taken online in advance???
Is it necessary to have a big bag if you have porters?
I keep seeing people carry big bags on pictures that are in group tours but I’m wondering is it necessary to have a big bag if you have porters carrying everything for you, if so what do you have in the hiking bag?
EBC trek and Helicopter Return to Lukla
Anybody doing EBC trek and wishes to return by helicopter to Lukla?