Health and Safety for trekking in Nepal

Trekking in Nepal is very rewarding and a lifetime experience. While trekking is not dangerous, safety should always be kept in mind. All trekking agencies at BookMundi will always have a pre-trek meeting where among others safety will be discussed. We still recommend, however, that you prepare yourself as much as possible and go through the below health and safety instructions – they may come in handy.

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Altitude illness or Acute Mountain illness

What is altitude illness?

Altitude sickness occurs due to a lack of oxygen and air pressure to meet the demands of ones body as you ascend. At sea level and below 8000 ft, there is sufficient air pressure and oxygen, however as you ascend up the mountain, pressure starts to drop and therefore oxygen levels drop also. Altitude sickness occurs when your body is unable to adapt to the changes in air pressure and oxygen levels.

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The Great Himalaya Trail

The Great Himalaya Trail is definitely a prime contender for the world’s best trekking route. At least, it is the longest and highest trekking route in the world. Spanning several hundred kilometres of amazing Himalayan terrain, this trail stretches over the full length of Nepal.

The trail itself passes through some of the most beautiful parts of the Himalayas – winding under the highest mountain peaks in the world. The nature and culture you’ll experience during the trek are simply spectacular. The incredibly remote villages and its inhabitants will make you wonder with awe just how resilient we humans are as a species.

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Wildlife Safaris in Tanzania – A Bookmundi Guide

Breathtaking ruins, the seductive Mount Kilimanjaro, a fascinating culture and some of the best beaches in Africa, this is what travelers expect while heading for a trip to Tanzania. The country is famous for its captivating culture and excellent hospitality. In fact, the warm attitude of the locals is often one of the best experiences for most travelers visiting the country. And those enchanting beaches along the Indian Ocean coastline aren’t any pushover either. Dotted with ancient Swahili culture and historic villages, each beach has its own story to tell.

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10 Best Travel Cities of China

Who isn’t familiar with attractions such as the Terracotta Army or the Great Wall of China? Who hasn’t heard of destinations such as Shanghai and Beijing? The Forbidden City? The Giant Panda? The Ming Dynasty? For a country as big as China, it is surprising to see that so many people aren’t aware of the magnificent wonders that it has on offer. Having Chinese food and exploring the Chinatown in your city doesn’t even count as coming to know China.

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