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Why Guide is necessary while Trekking in Nepal

Why Guide is necessary while Trekking in Nepal

Jan 7, 2020
Langtang Ri Trekking and Expedition

Needless to say Nepal country of Himalayas is indisputably the trekkers’ paradise marveling with the captivating mountain scenery of the 8 thousanders snowy peaks including World Highest Mount Everest. Numerous trekkers of all across the globe flock Nepal every year especially on peak season to venture for the trekking of the popular destination Annapurna region; blessed with the magnetic vision of the world tenth highest Annapurna region, Everest region flanked on the foothills of the world highest peak and Langtang region; secluded region on backdrop of the grandeur Langtang Lirung along with trekking on the other unraveled region perched on the rain shadow area.

Though there is common cliché among trekkers that trekking should be done solo so that you can maintain the trekking pace according to the scenario and health condition and can manage the accommodation on teahouses dotted along the trails that caters the guests with excellent service.

 But, trekking in Nepal with the guide will be more cautionary act as a guide will manage the logistics, accommodation, arrange transportations and also adjust rooms with amazing scenery from the windows and more facilities so that trekkers can enjoy the trekking. As the guide is a local boy brought up on that locality who has good rapport on the tea houses of that locality.

 The guide is familiar with the trekking route as he has done the trekking numerous times so he knows the ascending height of the trail every day and quite experienced on the altitude sickness so the guide will lead the trek according to the health conditions of the guest. And the guide will be always present to assist trekkers during the time of sickness as well as manage the emergency rescue in case of the serious illness of the trekkers.

The guide will assist in translating the language so that the guest can communicate with locals. And the guest is unfamiliar with Nepalese customs and traditions so that the guest has to encounter an awkward situation. The guide will assist guests in teaching the Nepalese norms and values so that they will have to be in a strange situation during the interaction.

Taking guide you are supporting the livelihood of the struggling person who earns bread and butter for his family through trekking so which is also the basic norm of responsible tourism.

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