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Sherpa Village trekking is the famous trekking route of Nepal, and it the ideal trekking holidays of the Nepal Tourism. Sherpa itself resembles the mountains, high Himalaya and Everest regions. The word Sherpa is the surname of the local people, which is from the Tibetan language, Shar Pa.
Sherpa Village trekking is the famous trekking route of Nepal, and it the ideal trekking holidays of the Nepal Tourism. Sherpa itself resembles the mountains, high Himalaya and Everest regions. The word Sherpa is the surname of the local people, which is from the Tibetan language, Shar Pa. Shar means east and Pa means people so calling as the eastern people, became Sherpa.
According to the Sherpa history, they first settled in Solukhumbu and gradually spread to the west-land through the salt trade route. The nomadic people Sherpa giving rise to main four clans: Munyagpa, Thimi, Sertawel, and Chawa. The data of 1968 shows that Sherpa migrated from Kham region in Eastern Tibet to Nepal within last 300-400 years.
Sherpa is the people from the Himalaya, regarded as the elite mountaineers. All Sherpa belong to Nyingma the ancient school of Tibetan Buddhism founded bu the Padmasambhava, who is also known as the Guru Rimpoche. Most of Sherpa people speak Nepali, the national language of Nepal; even they have their own dialects, which is from the Tibetan language.
Our airport representative will pick you up and transfer to the hotel in a private tourist vehicle.
Early morning gets and ready to Tribhuwan Domestic airport. You guide will pick you up at the hotel lobby and transfer to the airport. After short thirty-minute picturesque flight lands at Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla.
You will be introduced with your trekking porters in Lukla and head off to Phakding. It takes about 3 hrs. Phakding is in the lower altitude than Lukla. Once we have lunch at Phakding we will walk around the Rimjung Village, a traditional Sherpa Village and back to the guesthouse.
After breakfast, we leave to Namche Bazaar, thru the bank to Dudhkosi River, along with the trail we have to cross the river many times. The trail of the day is tougher the trip. We have to walk nearly 6 hours. The Top Dada is just after crossing the highest bridge of regions from where we can see the first view of Mt. Everest.
We will have breakfast in the guesthouse and heads off to Khumjung Village, the largest settlement of the Sherpa on beneath of sacred peak Khumbila. Today we can explore the Khumjung and learn about Sherpa People, culture, and costume.
Today we trek to Phortse Village, which is another unique sherpa settlement with 80 households. Phortse offers the picturesque mountains view, which is surrounded by the birch and juniper trees. The jungle is preserving the endangered musk deer and varieties of pheasant.
Today we head off to Pangboche, it is the highest point of this entire trek, located at the altitude of 3990 meters. In Imaja Khola Valley, where we can exchange the culture and experience with the sherpa people, visit the monasteries, schools.
From today we start to back the trek to Namche via the most popular Monastery at Tengboche, which is also known as the Dawa Choling Gompa, located at the altitude of 3860 meters.
After breakfast in the guesthouse, we leave to Lukla. The decent trail takes nearly 5 hrs to get Lukla via Phakding village. Finally, the trip to Sherpa Village is finished, in the evening we have a farewell program with the porters because the porter is not going to Kathmandu.
Early morning gets up and have the breakfast and heads off to Lukla Airport.
The entire trip Sherpa Village is ended. Your guide or airport representative drop off at the Tribhuwan International Airport for your final departure.
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US$80 per person per night for Single room and US$ 65 per person per night for Double (twin sharing) room if you need extra accommodation in Kathmandu including breakfast.
Acute Mountain Sickness may happen when the travelers rapidly up to the height of 3000m. Our itineraries are designed with rest days. Once when you arrived in high altitude, your acclimatization line will rise your body to start to adjust. The commonly happened in altitude are shortness of breath, light headache, whereas the mountain sickness is quite different which involves a severe headache, vomiting etc.
The trained and expert guides will every day advise you about your health conditions, requirements, and altitude sickness while you are trekking, hiking and climbing. That’s why you should not be worry about the sickness. Also, we would like to recommend you to meet your doctor, advisor before you start your travel.
Given some information helps you to get rid of the Acute Mountain Sickness.
There are three stages of altitude sickness and symptoms.
Normal AMS Symptoms
The given altitude symptoms may every trekker will have experience but no worries these are common.
Minor AMS Symptoms
The trekkers when they entry on high Himalayan Valleys get mild AMS that youre having symptoms. The symptoms to be altitude sickness at least you have given one indication.
What to do when Minor Symptoms does not stop?
Serious AMS Symptoms
The given conditions are quite danger so descend immediately
Dangerous cases of AMS
High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE)
The brain swelling with the fluid is HACE. It involves disorientation, lethargy, and nausea. Before attacking the HACE, the patient will have the symptoms of fever, ataxia, photophobia, and rapid heartbeat. Unconsciousness and coma from HACE can be lead to death within 12-20hrs from the onsets of symptoms. In the initial phase of ataxia begin treatment with medication, oxygen and dexamethasone.
Normally, 4 to 8mg of dexamethasone is given as a first dose, then 4mg every six hours, Diamox every 12 hours and 2-4 liters /minute oxygen. The patient must have to be descended.
High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE)
The condition, that builds up the fluid in the air sacs of lungs is HAPE. HAPE symptoms start progressively within 2-4 days in high altitude. Shortness of breath at rest, cough, weakness and chest tightness and at least two of; fast heartbeat rate, wheezing heard in lungs, the bluish appearance of the skin are the symptoms of HAPE. Descent to the lower altitude is needed if the patient does not get better with oxygen. The Gamow Bag may be used to the lower altitude if a person is in the backcountry unable to descend immediately because of weather.
Prevention of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)
First Aid Kit
First aid kit is a basic list of common medicines.
This is a section where you get the general idea equipment that you need in Annapurna Base Camp. The important and serious part of equipment selection depends on the trekking season, trekking days, and maximum altitude.
Trekkers personal goods such as money purse, cameras, cell phones and the cosmetic items that you need in a day time, while you are hiking. Porter carries others your heavy equipment.
-Down jacket and sleeping bag
-Upper Body - Head / Ears / Eyes
-A baseball cap can protect your ear and neck from the sunlights.
-Warm wool or synthetic hat that cover your ears
-Balaclava - lightweight, thinner variety
-UV protection glacier glasses with side shields and a hard-sided storage case. In high altitude automatically the atmosphere is thinner than low altitude so, the sunlights are quite strong in the mountain, which affects our eyes. For those people who are wearing the prescription glasses, please requesting you to speaks with your doctor about the prescription glacier glasses.
-Headlamp: Headlamp is a one of the basic for you during the trek because treks are in the mountain where not plenty of electricity is. -Make sure to bring extra lithium batteries.
-A pair of liner synthetic/ woolen gloves for the mild days.
-A pair of heavy woolen gloves for morning and evening time.
-A pair shell gloves or mitts Gore-Tex is preferred for keeping hands dry.
-Two cotton t-shirts.
-A synthetic t-shirt.
-Two long sleeve polyesters, light colored shirts for sunny days. V-neck zipper provides additional venting options which are good for changing temperatures.
-A soft shell jacket, water resistant, with insulation, underarm ventilation zippers. The full front zipper is preferable for ventilation.
-A medium to heavyweight expedition down parka w/hood.
-For women two synthetic sports bras, no cotton!
Lower Body - Legs
-Three pairs nylon hiking shorts, not cotton!
-Underwear, stay away from cotton
-Two pairs lightweight long underwear
-Pair soft shell pants - synthetic, full zip from top and bottom preferably
-Two pair trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees.
-Pair hard shell pants. Waterproof / breathable, Gore-Tex or equivalent is best
-A pair cotton pants
-Especially for the women a full-length skirt.
-At least four pairs of liner socks, synthetic.
-Three pair heavyweight socks to be worn over liner socks
-A pair light weight socks, a good option for the lower / warmer parts of the trail and also on lodges at the time of dinner.
-A pair light to medium weight waterproof hiking/trekking boots. Make sure the size and should have to be avoidable for blister.
-A pair light trekking shoes or sneakers to wear in and about camps or lodge
-Sandals are optional for the trek.
Medicine and First Aid
-Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude related headaches
-Ibuprofen for general aches and pains
-Pepto Bismol capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea
-Diamox (commonly prescribed as Acetazolamide) 125 or 250mg tablets for altitude sickness
Your guides will have more extensive medical gear, but you should have the basics.
Miscellaneous, but Important
-Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies)
-Visa (if required and acquired in advance)
-Durable wallet / pouch for travel documents, money and passport
-Two water bottles one liter wide-mouth Nalgene and one insulator
-Lip balm. At least SPF 20, 2 sticks.
-Sunscreen. SPF 40 is recommended and should be relatively new since it loses its effectiveness over time
-Toiletry kit. Be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc
-A pair of adjustable trekking poles, this is great for the downhill trek, and even it is listed in optional.
-Favorite snack foods, two pounds for maximum limits.
-Books and other devices for relaxing during the trek and rest time.
-For your records, camera, a DSLR, Go-Pro Cameras.
-Hydration bladder with drinking tube and tube insulator
-A urination bottle for men and a pee funnel for woman, as you might want to avoid that chilly late night trip
-A small stainless steel thermos
The above list guides for you to buy the goods. There are so many options for you, they different brand and version, so it would be better to buy as per your experience. Most of the things are easily available in Kathmandu as well in cheap price.
Please Note The tight fighting clothing such as made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals. So if you find these items comfortable please kindly wear top of them.
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I have never thought of myself as a hiker or a trekker, but somehow, the idea of trekking through the Himalayas and venturing through Nepals and the worlds highest mountain seems exhilarating and almost out of reach. I did the trek to Mount Everest Base Camp in October 2013, and it was and still is one of the best experience in my life. We had Gyanu as our guide for the entire trip and not only has he been patient with a beginner trekker like myself, he explained and shared with us his cult