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Expedition in Nepal

Expedition in NepalExpedition is the prime attraction of Nepal. The mountains of Nepal have stood as irresistible landmarks for the world’s adventures since Nepal opened its doors to visitors in the 950s. Expedition can range from climbing lower peaks which even though considered minor by Himalayan standards are technically quite challenging. There are33 ‘Trekking peaks’ opened by the government. Expedition teams can apply for permit at mountaineering section of he Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation. For further information please log on to www.tourism.gov.np (official web site of ministry) of www.nepalmountaineering.org (official web site of the Nepal mountaineering Association).

Climbing gears can be bought or rented in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Many of the mountaineering and trekking companies also offer packages, where they provide gear, food, transportation, guides, porter services and also arrange for insurance coverage. Orientation on altitude sickness, also known as Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) can be dangerous for climbers ascending 3,000 meters and above. Symptoms include headache, loss of appetite and sleeplessness. Immediate descent or evacuation to lower altitude is the best cure for AMS. For further details on mountaineering safety and challenges please long on to www.himalayanrescue.org (official web site of Himalayan Rescue Association).