What time do the activities start on each day?
This will depend on the itinerary for the day. The guide will decide the exact time based on their experience and the weather. This information will be provided to you on the trip.
How long is each activity?
This may vary according to the activity, however the app will give you a rough idea of how long each activity is and your guide is there to advise locally.
Are there any clothing specifications for entering the temples?
While travelling it is always important to dress appropriately. Women dress conservatively in both India & Nepal so it is advisable to avoid wearing revealing clothing. In temples, you should generally cover your shoulders and your head, so carry a light scarf or a shawl. Seek permission first before entering a Hindu temple. Many Hindu Temple do not allow non-Hindus to enter. Before entering a Nepalese home, Temple, and Stupa remember to remove your shoes.
This is a conservative region. We recommend not wearing clothing that is too short, tight, or revealing. A light jacket or layering is best to sustain the varying temperatures. Also consider purchasing local clothing. Besides being affordable, the fabrics are beautiful and generally made to accommodate the local weather.
Am I allowed to take photos in the temples?
Yes, but please always check with your pack leader and be respectful of others.
Do I need hiking boots?
Although hiking boots are recommended they are not a necessity, comfortable trail shoes or sturdy trainers with good grip will also be fine.
What clothing is recommended for the trek?
A detailed packing list will be provided in your app, however it is best to bring a rain jacket and thin layers as the weather can often change.
Do I need to wear insect repellent on the trek?
It’s advisable to bring insect repellent cream / spray and anti-bite.
What do I need to carry with me on the trek?
You will be provided with a full packing list on your app, but it’s always good to carry in your day bag:
sunscreen, lip balm, sun-hat, sun-glass, water bottle, camera, battery, thin waterproof jacket.
What is the difficulty level of the trek?
All the treks are relatively easy.
What is the gradient of the trek?
The trek will ascend to 1750m above sea level.
How long does the trek take?
The trek will be 3 hours.
How do I book extra activities during free time?
Your guide will be able to help you book any extra activities you’d like to do. It‘s best to speak with them as soon as possible when starting the tour, so they can arrange any activities with sufficient time.
How do I book the paragliding and how much does it cost?
You can book the the optional paragliding activity directly with your guide on the tour. Paragliding is approximately USD 135 per person.
Will the picnic lunch cater to my diet/allergies?
There will be a varied selection of foods available, if you have any dietary requirements please let us know in advance so we can do our best to accommodate you.
Will all the food be spicy?
Most of the hotels serve local dishes and cater for their guests milder palates.
What's the risk of 'Delhi Belly'?
To avoid ‘Delhi Belly’ we recommend you don’t eat any street food without consulting your guide on whether it’s a reputable trader, or have ice in your drinks and avoid any salads where you’re not sure if it’s been washed with purified water.
There will be bottled mineral water available throughout the trip, so stay hydrated.
What are the toilet and washing facilities at the Seti River Camp?
The Seti River camp has safari-style tents with an en-suite bathroom. The twin-bedded retreats have hot running water and flushing toilets.
Do I need to bring a sleeping bag/bedding?
No not at all, all bedding and sleeping bags will be provided.
Is India dangerous or uncomfortable to travel around as woman?
Travelling in India is safe, provided you are respectful of the customs. These are conservative regions and it is highly recommended that you don’t wear clothing that is too short, tight, or revealing.
You may find that people stare at you, but that is mainly from curiosity. You’ll be travelling with a group and a guide and it’s best to stay together.