Health & Safety Guidelines

Before Your Trip:

  1. Medical Check-up:
    • Prior to your journey, undergo a medical check-up and consult your healthcare provider about vaccinations and health precautions.
  2. Travel Insurance:
    • Ensure you have comprehensive travel insurance that covers medical emergencies, evacuation, and repatriation.
  3. Health Kit:
    • Pack a basic health kit with essentials such as medication, first aid supplies, and any prescription drugs you may need.

During Your Trip:

  1. Stay Hydrated:
    • Drink bottled or purified water to stay hydrated, especially in higher altitudes.
  2. Eat Wisely:
    • Choose reputable restaurants and be cautious with street food.
    • Be aware of potential food allergies and communicate dietary restrictions to your tour operator.
  3. Altitude Awareness:
    • If trekking, acclimatize properly to prevent altitude sickness. Follow your guide's advice and report any symptoms promptly.
  4. Personal Hygiene:
    • Maintain good personal hygiene, including regular handwashing and the use of hand sanitizers.
  5. Sun Protection:
    • Use sunscreen, sunglasses, and protective clothing to shield yourself from the strong mountain sun.
  6. Safe Trekking Practices:
    • Follow designated trails during treks and hikes.
    • Inform your guide about any health concerns, and be prepared with appropriate gear.
  7. Emergency Contacts:
    • Keep emergency contact information handy, including local emergency services and your embassy.

Responsible Group Travel:

  1. Stay Informed:
    • Stay updated on weather conditions, travel advisories, and local news.
    • Listen to your tour guide for any safety-related instructions.
  2. Travel in Groups:
    • Whenever possible, travel in groups for safety, especially in unfamiliar areas.

After Your Trip:

  1. Post-Trip Check-up:
    • After returning home, schedule a post-trip health check-up to address any issues that may have arisen during your journey.
  2. Provide Feedback:
    • Share any health or safety concerns with your tour operator.
    • Provide constructive feedback to help enhance future travelers' experiences.

General Safety Tips:

  1. Secure Your Belongings:
    • Keep your belongings secure, and be cautious with valuables in crowded areas.
  2. Traffic Awareness:
    • Be cautious of traffic when crossing roads, and follow local traffic rules.
  3. Local Emergency Services:
    • Know the location of the nearest medical facilities, and save emergency contact numbers in your phone.
  4. Weather Precautions:
    • Be prepared for changing weather conditions, especially in mountainous regions.

By following these health and safety guidelines, you can ensure a secure and enjoyable travel experience in Nepal. Prioritize your well-being, stay informed, and work closely with your tour operator to address any concerns that may arise during your journey.