FAQs

Where you imagine travel, you might have many questions about travel about accommodations, transportations, logistics, local experience and guide so on. We are the problem solver and we take care of everything and let you guide by an experienced local guide and make your travel plan flexible way. Although here we gave set some common questions for ease, if you have question but don’t see your answered here, please contact us, we love to talk to you!

  1. Where can get the visa for Nepal visa?

Well, you can obtain a visa easily from your local Nepal embassy. However, you can get visa on On arrival at Tribhuvan International airport in Kathmandu or apply beforehand. Make sure you bring a passport photo if you are obtaining your visa on arrival. We can help you about visa procedure if you need so you can check this website for more specific info: www.visahq.com.

2. How is 8000 Expeditions different from other company?

We are a company that offers exciting adventure program and focus small group to deliver high-quality service, attention in detail and safest trip to our valued clients so when you commit to joining 8000 Expeditions on any expedition you can be ensured that we commit to your success.

3. Can I join a group climb or trek?

Of course, please visit our website to know the departures schedule. If this departure schedule does not suitable then we arrange as per your requirement or schedule, whether you are travelling alone or with a few friends.
Please, call us or email to find out the details.

4. Is travel insurance really necessary?

Travel Insurance is one of the booking conditions for any adventure trips. The right travel insurance will protect you from the unique risks associated with traveling to Nepal and climbing mountaineering activities, as well as typical damage, including Emergency medical expenses /Repatriation, cancellation and loss of the deposits, baggage Delay and more.

5. How do I book & Pay?

For the most convenient and fastest way, you can book securely online through our website or contact our address to make a booking over the phone. You must pay a deposit of the greatest of 30% of the total for the final reservation, and then the remaining amount should pay upon arrival in Kathmandu or up to 25 days before departure.

6. What’s included & not included in the trip price?

On our website, we have specified in the program sheet, all trips prices with “what’s service included and not included”, departure dates and the maximum number of participants. Please check the details.

7. What is the age limit for children to go on your trip?

All our trips have designed above 15 ages. If your child is under the age of 15, please give us a call and we’ll work with you to make a responsible choice.

8. What are meals like?

When you’re out exploring above 3500m elevation the meals served at the (mountain guesthouses) on trekking routes are simple but plentiful, which you choose from the menu. Vegetarian and special diets are we always recommend on the mountain.

9. What happens if I get sick from high altitude?

Our entire trip itinerary is flexible and adaptable and can easily be adjusted accordingly. We know all the trips routes very well. In case any clients have a problem of high altitude sickness over 3000m then you must back down with our representative staff. It depends on the situation that you must go by walk or should fly by helicopter from the insurance company.

10. How much should TIPS the local staff?

Your tour guide, porter works very hard in the mountain so Tipping is monetary so the suggested tipping amount is 150 $ for the trekking staffs. Although, climbing guides, Sherpa’s and staffs tip is mentioned on the website, please check while booking. The client can also donate any unwanted items of kit or clothing, which are in serviceable condition.

11. Can I hire equipment?

Yes, of course, participants can be hired for equipment such as a sleeping bag, down jacket, climbing set gear in Nepal. The equipment prices can vary no of trekking days and climb.

12. Do you offer Groups discounts?

Yes, our entire packages price is moderate level. We offer group discounts for a group of friends, students, families, clubs, or any other groups.

13. I don’t want to share a room with other participants – can I book a single room?

Yes of course! If you prefer not to share and have your own room during the trip, then there will be an associated extra charge for the single accommodation. Please contact us earlier before departing the trip.

14. What if I have questions?

Please do email us at info@8000expeditions.com, we will replay your answer within 24-hrs