Why Mountain Brothers Treks?
Mountain Brothers Treks is Government Authorized and Registered Company in Kathmandu Nepal and (M.B.T) is your unbiased expert in helping you find the perfect adventure. We make it easy for you to find all Adventure trips options under one roof. So you only have to make a sweet dream we help you navigate through hundred of the trip to find the one that best matches your desired budget timing destination and activity level and if we cannot find the perfect preset package we will help you customize one.
What is the best time to come?
The peak climbing trekking season is spring (March to early May) and Autumn (late September to November) the winter month can provide Great trekking but heavy snowfall, particularly in late winter can block high passes. Generally, the monsoon is not the best to come rain makes the trails slippery. There are leeches and cloud cover blankets the mountain for much to the time certain areas that receive little rainfall in summer-like upper Mustang and upper Dolpo.
What equipment should I bring?
Normally Nepal has very pleasant weather, however, your timing to visit Nepal. Your purpose and place of interest determine the clothing and accessories you carry along if you are here during winter ( October to January) or if you are planning to trek to Himalayan region of the year do bring some warm jackets, T-shirts, trousers, pair of trekking poles, trekking boots, well broken in with scarf, lightweight Inner-gloves warm and weatherproof gloves waterproof jacket and pants, warm fleece or softshell jacket and pants warm hat and sun hat, Peak of about 35 to 40 liters, Headlight with spare batteries, Notebook, pens and reading materials, camera spare batteries and memory card and your basic necessities thing.
How many miles do we walk per day?
This varies with each trip of course in the mountain. We measure hikes in hours rather than miles on most treks we hike 4 to 8 hours per day with a lunch break of 1-2 hours in the middle. We encourage you to walk at your own pace. There is no need to rush or stay up with others during the daily hike. There will always be a Guide at the back of the Groups to make sure that you arrive safely to camp. We know that much of the fun of trekking maintaining a pace which will you to fully enjoy your surrounding.
What is a lodge Trek?
Lodge trekking means staying and eating in the Local Hotel. We stay in single rooms where possible but often you will have to share rooms basic normally just a bet with a pillow blankets few have electric light and all have a spacious dining room lounge. We eat at the lodge and although the food is usually plentiful and delicious the menu is not extensive. They offer a variety of potato rice and noodle dishes as soup and seasonal vegetables beers and local spurts are often available. But that will be at your own cost a variety of cereals bread and eggs dishes are generally available for breakfast there are also snacks available such as basic biscuits, chocolate, and soft drinks and in some areas, you will find fruits in season.
What is a camping trek?
Camping trek means sleeping in the tents normally we provide a tent for one client and a large three-person tents foe a couple of theses treks normally to go more remote regions. Where there are no tea houses, hotel facilities you will have a full staff of guide, cook, and porters take care of you on this trek.

You will be greeted in the morning to a basin of hot water for washing and a thermos of boiled water for beverages. After you peak up your belongings into a duffel and day pack our staff will take down your tent and serve your breakfast in our roomy dining tent.
Do I need a travel insurance?
Yes, if you are traveling to Nepal choose travel insurance that covers theft loss medical problems and emergency repatriation including helicopter evacuation for trekking.
What is done in an emergency case?
In case of emergency, the one and only priority of the company is to evacuate the traveler from the place and rush to the hospital as earliest as possible in most of the cases rescue and evacuation are done by helicopter so for this purpose traveler needs to have the insurance that covers rescue and evacuation by Helicopter.
Why use a Guide?
The act as a liaison between you and the people and without a guide you will never get in touch with the people. You will visit the place but not interact with the culture and learn from it. They are trained from time on issues such as first aid acute mountain sickness rescue methods etc. Traveling in Nepal is not like in other countries where the Altitudes are low once you cross the Altitudes of 3000 m, and you will in almost every trek you have to be extremely cautious. The guide knowledgeable in methods to reduce your impact on the environment and culture of Nepal. They will help you minimize the negative impacts of your travels. They will also inform you on how to not be offending to the culture of the people finally they also have a wealth of information about the area you are traveling in and about Nepal in general.
How fit do I need to be a trek in the Himalaya?
Trekking in Himalaya requires the same fitness level as any other outdoor activity depending upon the age. However, since you are required to walk 6 to 8 hours a day at higher altitude it’s better to do some of the exercises like walking jogging cycling hiking that helps in building stamina prior to a month or two.
How to get safe drinking water on the trek?
You can buy bottled drinking water in popular trekking areas in such areas villages also have purified water station where you can fill you drinking bottled water is not available, water filters and water purification tablets are needed on a tented camping trek you will be provided boil water by the staff.
Do you have airport pick up and drop facilities?
Of course, we do have airport pick up and airport drop facilities for our clients who have booked for our packages we don’t charge any cost when you have booked your trip with us. You have to inform and we arrange airport pickup and drop facilities.
Where and how do I exchange my money into Nepali rupee?
You have got a lot of money exchange in many places especially in tourist areas like Thamel, Bouddha, and Pokhara in addition hotels and the bank also provide the service. So you can go to any of those places for a money exchange. However, money exchange service is very rare in rural areas. So its sensible to exchange while you are in cities.
How much additional money do I need per day?
It depends on the type of trip you have booked if your trip type is full board it comes with all meals which obviously reduces your per day expenses considerably. You will need approximately $10 to 15 per day to buy bottled water, snacks, coffee, and hard drink, etc. If you have to pay for the meal by yourself you can separate the budget of approximately $8 to 10 per meal while you are on the trek the price is higher. So around $700 to 800 for the whole trek can be modest for your personal expenses at higher altitude.
Are ATM machines in Nepal?
There are ATM machines in major cities like Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Namche Bazaar. However, as all international bank cards are not accepted in Nepal its advisable to make sure with your bank if your card is accepted in Nepal or not.