We strictly prioritize our valuable client’s safety and satisfaction while traveling with Alpine Ramble Treks. Your safety is our paramount concern. On every trip with ART, our guides and porters will be carrying useful and necessary equipment as well as the medical kit, you will be provided by our leaders who have extensive knowledge of first aid if required. However, during the trip; natural disasters, weather disturbances, health conditions, politics, transport, or a multitude of other factors, that are beyond our control and can result in a change of originally planned itinerary or cancel the trip as a safeguard. However, our guide has full authority to alter or even drops the planned itinerary of any part if it is necessary due to safety concerns. In this circumstance, you need to be flexible with your planned itinerary and take after the guideline as instructed by your guide/ leader. Note:- we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we won’t be responsible for any result of alterations on itineraries or any delays due to unexpected circumstances.
Travel Insurance is mandatory for all the clients who are going to participate in Mardi Himal Trek. We highly recommend a compressive travel insurance package to all our clients, the insurance must cover helicopter rescue and evacuation expense at Height altitude for the trekkers to Annapurna base camp, it will be assisted inadequate protection tour to cover personal injury, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, and any kind of illness will be covered. Alpine Ramble Treks kindly ask any of our travelers to send a reliable travel insurance copy through email once you book the trip with us. Your travel insurance must cover personal accidents, medical expenses, emergency repatriation, and personal liability. Having good travel insurance will not only guarantee you peace of mind while you travel with us but also provide you with complete coverage for anything things that may go wrong.
A Typical Day On The Trek
Every morning during the Mardi Himal Trek, you will be served a wake-up tea at about 6 am by our guide then we go to have breakfast with the stunning views.
Breakfast, normally the breakfast serves around 7 am and walk start by 8 am, the walking will begin after the stretching and warm-up before we move on every day, Our daily walk is Normally around 3-4 hours approximately but it depends on your level of physical fitness as well.
Lunch during the trek is usually held between 12-1 pm with a 40-minute duration, the fresh and hygienic lunch will be typically taken from the menu which will serve as fast as possible with the cup of tea or coffee.
Dinner and Overnight camp, Soon we arrive at our camp (Trekking lodge) than we might take some rest before we go to dinner and but our guide and porter will be glad to serve the cup of tea in your room while resting and we alert that for our dinner around 5-7 5 pm, rest of the time you may like to visit the places around or resting in the room.
At the termination of the day, our trekking guide encourages you to visit the local Sherpa settlements to know more about their culture and lifestyle in the Himalayas region while preparing the meals.
Every day our trekking will be nicely pleasured by stunning sceneries of Himalayas mountain views, taking the captivating photos and video of untouchable mountains and exploring the mountain villages and their lifestyle which can be a delighted moment.
Note: Every day, after dinner our guide will be briefing about the program the next day.
Physical Condition And Experience Requirements
The Mardi Himal Trek is normal trekking of the Annapurna region, it is possible to trek with a basic level of fitness, a good training plan before your Mardi Himal Trek trip will make that much more enjoyable. It doesn’t require any climbing skills. We have seen many different ages of travelers are completing this trek like old, young, overweight, and underweight and they all are very much appreciated about the journey, as a non-technical trek that does not require crampons, walking poles, oxygen cylinders, ropes, and technical equipment. But our company will be provided the warm down jackets and sleeping bags if you do not have your own. A normal ABC trek is accessible to most trekkers who have some genus of fitness level and decent drive with a lot of stamina to last two weeks on the cold weather in the mountain.
if you could convenience yourself to take some normal pre-training courses like daily physical exercises, jogging, running, climb the staircase and walking down, cycling, swimming and hitting the gym, etc that would be greatly helped to accomplish the journey easier.
Accommodation during the Trek
Alpine Ramble Treks will be accommodated in the best hotel like 3 stars categories with the good facilities of WIFI, Hot Shower, and AC room with the best breakfast services on the selection in Kathmandu and all Accommodations are provided on the twin-sharing basis. The single supplement will be served if you are a single traveler. Accommodations during the trek in the mountains, basically you will be staying at basic trekking lodges where you will have a nice and clean room with warm blankets, pillows, and comfortable matrices ( matrices size cannot be very thick size but still comfortable). All the facilities during the Mardi Himal Trek are not as same as Kathmandu but still very pleasant and suitable. Do not expect everything is a high level of standards in the mountain. Alpine Ramble Treks would be glad to ensure the attached bathroom in every possible place even on the Annapurna region in advance booking, in some places; you have to compromise in sharing a bathroom at a high altitudes area because there is no room with attached bath have being built at this elevations area.
NOTE: High standers Hotels in Kathmandu like 4-5 stars will be provided on your request with the extra cost basis
The Mardi Himal Trek is a well-established trekking route of Nepal Himalayas where you can get the numerous trekking lodges along the way in the whole journey and basic meals are available in the trekking lodge on this route. The meals are served by our company as per our inclusive way which is included in this Mardi Himal Trek program. Basically, the foods are provided in the same tea house where you stay overnight and there are no outside foods is allowed according to the rule and regulations of the local community but you can simply take the normal snacks, water and drinking stuffs from outside as you wish which are allowed. In order to complete the 5/6 Days base camp, food is one of the most important factors that you really need to hike in the Himalayas. The meal in this trek is very convenient and fresh except for meat items, usually, we take our breakfast and dinner at the same lodge where we stay and for the lunch, our trekking guide will be chosen every day at the best place possible along the way,
Food during the trek, you will have full options to select your preferred meals items from the menu which are provided by the local tea houses, the Menu offers verities of ethnic cuisines foods as well as western styles meals including Sherpa stew, Fresh vegetable items, Rara noodles, different soups, handmade bread items, rice items, spaghetti, pizza, eggs, potatoes items, Apple pie, Dal Bhat and various of drinking like Black tea, lemon tea, Hot chocolates, Ginger tea, Milk coffee/tea, green tea, black coffee, Lemon ginger tea are available on the menu in this trek. The meals are quite surprising on this trek than other trekking routes Like Everest and Langtang regions of Nepal, all are selected items from the menu of the lodge will be fresh, hygienic, and tasty. In some places, there are non-veg item meals are available however we do not recommend taking these meat items in the Annapurna region as they are not hygienic and healthy during the trek. Fresh and healthy meals during the trek like Dal Bhat, Vegetable items, and soups items ( Garlic soup, potato soup, onion soup with the food, ) are recommended which are prepared by the local supplement and do not store for a long period of time to serve it.
Note: The water is available everywhere during the ABC trek which costs around 1-3 dollars per liter of botels or you can also use the normal tap water for free but water purification pills are required to filter. And we would like you to take a separate proper bottle for hot water reason because cold water cannot be fit every time in the high altitude area and it’s too cold.
Passport and Visa
All clients must have a valid passport with at least 6 months prior validity from return date Nepalese visas can be obtained from the immigration office or Consulate in your country or arrival in Kathmandu Airport.
Concerning your desirable interest in any trip with Alpine Ramble Treks, we absolutely accept even your last-minute booking. You can book a trip directly Online or by calling anytime. But eventually, Last minute booking may not acceptable for Bhutan and Tibet.
Extra personal expenses on trekking
All your foods are included in the package (Lunch, Breakfast, and Dinner with hot drinks), the foods will be served as per package program and besides that cost will be extra if you extend the trip more than the schedule of our package. last but not least, we would also like to suggest that our client carry some snacks like energy bars, snickers, waters, chocolates, cookies, and personal belonging materials like passport, battery chargers, etc.
Equipment lists for Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Head and Face
- Warm and a sun hat with scarf
- Sunscreen +40 or above
- Proper sunglass
- Face wipes and tiny towels
List for Hands & Body parts
- Lightweight gloves
- And warm Globes
- Down jacket (the company will be provided in rent)
- A thick Sleeping bag (the company will be provided in rent)
- 2 pairs of hiking t-shirts, preferably quick-drying, possibly thermal tops for the treks
- Fleece jacket and sweaters for the cold temperature
- Poncho or rain jacket
- warm Socks, preferably a cotton –mix
- Lightweight cotton trekking pants
- The proper Trekking Boots
- crampon (optional)
- walking poles
- Day Backpack above the 30 L
- Pack covers and Thermal bottle
- Water peals for the normal water
- Laundry soap
- Antibacterial Gel
- Camera/ Cell Phone
- Money wallet with Money
- Padlocks/ Plastic bag
- Watch/ Sewing kit
- Extra p photos and passport photocopies
- Diamox (acetazolamide)
- Elastic bandages
- Cotton bandages and band-aids
- Lancing needle
- Antibiotic eye-drops
- Antiseptic antibacterial cream or solution
- Anti-emetic for nausea (not at high altitude)
- Loperamide to control diarrhea
- Norfloxacin or Cipro to cure diarrhea, other infections
Alpine Ramble Treks Crews
Mardi Himal Trek will be escorted by our well-trained and experienced certified guide and porter to make your journey the best and comfortable, our years of experience guide will assist you in every possible way to make your trip worthy and memorable. We also provide one porter to carry your luggage, one porter for 2 trekkers and basically, your luggage should not surpass heavier than 18 kgs. We never overload our porters; we respect them equally and respect everyone’s work as a human being, porters can be provided for each of you if required. Especially, our guides and porters are from the mountains area, we believe in their hard work and dedication, All our crew are very much passionate and hard-working persons as well as honest which greatly admired by our thousands of previous clients and appreciated our hard work, this is why we have now a really good relationship with our previous clients as a good friendship, they would always like to come back and work again with us. However, Our team always ensures that our clients are happy and satisfied with our team and our presentation As we strongly believe that only a happy person makes his/her client happy so this is the way that our ART family has been believing in since its establishment.
Responsible for Tourism
Our experienced field staff/team strongly believes that we all are equally responsible to act in favor of the local culture and environment. We would like to follow the important role of following the rules.
- please respect the local people and their laws, custom and their beliefs
- Please always ask your guides for permission before doing something in the local community.
- please support the keep environment clean, wherever you would travel and dispose of rubbish
- Please help the local community to encourage the positive sides of tourism as long as possible.
We Alpine Ramble Treks involved in the Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) and organize eco-friendly trips that teach to make the sustainable positive environmentally sensitivity of both travelers and communities.
Best Time To Travel
The Annapurna base camp trek can be done throughout the year, but during the dry season (Autumn), which runs from the mid of September to May, and pre-monsoon season (Spring) March to May, these months are the absolute time and favorable months for trekking in Nepal Himalayas, offers crystal clear view of fresh snowy mountains with the nice temperature and nights are quite cold normally temperature drops to the negative during the nights.
Alpine Ramble Treks provide all the necessary transportation for your trip including free transportation to and from Airport for our valuable clients; on your upon arrival, you will be warmly welcomed by our airport representative in the traditional way and you will be reassigned to your Hotel. Similarly, we also provide private vehicles for the Kathmandu valley sightseeing and a small tour of City areas.
Booking and payment process
Alpine Ramble Treks (P) Ltd. is government-authorized and registered trekking and adventure operator based in Nepal. The company registered number is 178805/074/075 we are also associated with various local tourism sectors in order to process the trip booking with Alpine Ramble the percent of full trip payments can be made with required documents such as passport, travel insurance copies, and flight details to Nepal with a two weeks period from the booking date.
Our respected traveler can be made the Payment Online directly from our website, bank transfer, western union, or any other remittances, the remaining can be paid on your arrival at Kathmandu Hotel or office.
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We look forward to guiding you in the Himalayas for a wonderful trekking experience of a lifetime