Preparing for trekking in Nepal should not be taken lightly. Especially if your are going for more demanding treks like Everest Base Camp Trek, Upper Mustang Trek, Makalu Base Camp Trek or Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek and alike. -- Preparation must be done.
Everest Trek, Nepal
- When September 2017
Preparing for Trekking in Nepal
It is hard to Trek in Nepal, the routes are very remote and the facilities are not so great – But is it true? And if so – how do I prepare for it? And How to Prepare for Trekking in Nepal?
Pair of Right Kind of Shoes
You don’t want to get blisters on your first day of trekking, right? Check out for lightweight trekking shoe – that protects from cold and sturdy enough to last long. Socks should also be comforting enough for long hikes.
Exercise - Must
Exercis is definitely a must for preparation of Trekking in the Mountains of Nepal.
The trail gets challenging as we move up. You began to hit with Altitude Mountain Sickness (AMS) and there is less oxygen for your body.
The best way to prevent this is to take enough rest during the altitude gain and from you side - build up enough stamina.
Be Ready Mentally
You have to be ready to face whatever mountains throws at you.
The hard challenging routes? - I am ready, Check!
The Altitude Sickness? - I have enough days for proper acclimatization, Check!
HomeSickness? - Most of the popular routes in Nepal have cell reception, Check!
The Culture Shock? - I have read/will read about culture, Check!
Good Luck with Trekking in Nepal!