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3 sisters adventure trekking in Pokhara

Author: TG Contributor
Date: 2020-03-06

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3 Sisters adventure trekking was established in 1994 due to repeated requests from our traveling friends to guide them through the mountains. Since then we have welcomed many guests from across the globe. We'd be happy to organize your trek, welcome you at our guest house and provide all services to make your trip most memorable. Female travelers enjoy the opportunity to trek and interact with their female guides and assistants. We specialize in providing female guides and assistants for female trekkers and also cater for couples, families and provide male staff for male trekkers. Empowering Women of Nepal Trekking work in partnership. We combine practical training programs with gainful employment opportunities. Our goal is to encourage our fellow Nepali sisters to become self-supportive, independent and decisive women.

Safety first + Equipment

Extreme environments increase with extreme weather or being ill prepared, check & Be Prepared. First Aid saves lives, most notably yours. Since the recent tragedy in the Annapurnas, there is a push to make trekking with a guide compulsory in the Annapurna region or parts of. The information here is correct as of FEBRUARY 2016 but is subject to change regarding independent trekking & the green TIMS card.

Essential Gear

Head Torch: For hands free when the power genie isn't around or those trips in the night to the outdoor toilet.

Gloves & Beanie: From October until April night and early mornings can be very cold at high altitude, heat is lost most quickly through your head, hands and feet.

Sleeping Bag: Blankets are provided by tea houses; however, there can be shortages in peak season and in winter you'd need several to keep warm in the chilly rooms. SUNGLASSES & SUNCREAM: At high altitude the air is thinner & the sun is stronger, glare and burns can be uncomfortable and there is always the chance of snow.

Small First Aid Kit: Small bandage, tape, plasters, antiseptic & Imodium. Your choices should be based on remoteness or availability.

Thermals: A must as nights are cold from October to April above 2,000m QUICK-DRY T-SHIRTS: Cotton t-shirts stay wet with sweat for a long time making you cold during breaks.

Water Bottle: Filtered drinking water to refill your water bottle is available at many tea houses for a small charge per liter. You can buy commercial bottled water at most tea houses. Do respect the environment as the bottles either litter the mountains and river or gets burnt.

Quick-Dry Towel: In case there you get the comfort of hot shower after trekking whole day!

Money: There are no ATMS in the Annapurna power to to Region (except one in Jomsom) so bring all the money you will need for your trek & tude transportation plus some extra in case of pue emergency. Independent trekkers can count Vint ways approx. Nrs1,500 - 2,000 per day for food & 'ade accommodation (more when you drink alcohol)

Map: Essential for independent trekkers as ofen, it shows where there are tea houses, medical facilities, altitudes & the route of your trek.

Soap: Most tea houses do not provide soap in their bathrooms. WET WIPES: When a shower is not possible then these are the next best thing! TOILET PAPER: Can be in short supply.

Wet Wipes: When a shower is not possible then these are the next best thing

Toilet Paper: Can be in short supply.

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