What are the Items of personal nature expenses on trek?
The expenses which are accrued by personal nature expenses on trek. Base Camp Hike can’t offer you following types of personal nature expenses on the trip. Personal nature expenses represent insurance, phone calls, wifi, hot showers, dontions , and many more expenses which are acquired by personal activities.
Insurance is necessary while you go trekking in the Himalayas. Especially when you go trekking above 3000m, sometimes guests can get altitude sickness. And in Nepal’s Himalayas we don’t have road facilities to rescue you by using vehicles. In that case, Helicopters rescue is needed. So you should have insurance that covered evacuations.
2. You can get mainly 2 types of sim card for phone calling in Nepal. They are NTC and NCELL. For the call you can put balance by buying a recharge card. On our trekking package, we don’t pay for any types of Phone/Mobile calls. You should pay yourself, which is not expensive.
We exclude your WIFI expenses incurred while you’re using our trip package. Nowadays, most people can’t survive without the internet even in Nepal. Though Nepal is an undeveloped country, we have Wifi and Internet up to Base Camp of popular mountains. Most of the guesthouses on well-known trekking trails have wifi. You’ll get wifi in Nepal’s Himalayas NPR 100 to NPR 300 depends on the remoteness.
4. Hot Shower
Hot showers are excluded on Base Camp Hike offers a trip package. But keep in mind, most of the lower parts of the trekking trail, they have Solar Shower. Since we pay for Room charges, they will not charge for solar showers. Because it’s not expensive to set up solar shower. But for the Gas shower, it is very expensive to bring Gas in the mountains. So they can’t offer you a free shower even though we paid for Accommodation.
Normally Gas showers cost NPR 150 to NPR 450 depending on places.
5. Extra Porter
We have clearly mentioned that we used to provide 1 porter for 2 guests. But sometimes, in case 1 participant can’t continue the planned journey and need extra porter after separation guests, you should pay extra porter in that case.
There are many primary schools and Monasteries where donations are highly expected. Because some of them are running due to donations. If you want to give donations while you’re trekking, you should pay yourself which is even not necessary for you to donate.