Q: Is there any communication while we are trekking?
A: There are telephone services at all trekking routes and internet services at the Everest, Annapurna and Langtang regions.
Q: Is water available at any teahouse?
A: You can buy mineral water, boiled water or filter water during the trek. Just bring Iodine tablets with you, just in case.
Q: What happens if there is an emergency?
A: All of our guides are trained in basic first aid and can deal with the basic ailments that may occur on trek. In the event of an emergency Unique Path trekking will cover initial expenses of any rescue operation. It is a condition of booking that you are adequately insured for such an event as these expenses will need to be recovered from your insurance company. In the more frequented regions there are health posts, which have been established by foreign doctors and many are staffed by overseas personnel.
Q: Can I re-charge camera batteries along the trek?
A: Yes, at most of the places you can charge batteries along the trek (per hour USD 2-3 for charging)
Q: What kind of meals will be served?
A: Freshly cooked food is served at all times (western, continental and Nepalese, Chinese, Indian and Tibetan meals are available in all places).
Q: How much extra money should I take with me except the trip price?
A: It depends on your spending habits. You should allocate 15 to 20 USD per meal in Kathamndu. On the trek 12 to 15 USD a day should be enough to buy water, hot drinks, hot shower, chocolates or a Coke.
Q: Are there ATMs along the trek?
A: Yes, in Kathmandu and Pokhara. International credit cards (Master Card, Visa Card, etc.) are also accepted in all leading hotels, shopping centers, bars and restaurants in Nepal.