Frequenty Asked Questions

The tents are allotted on triple sharing basis. In case of couples twin sharing may be considered but TheRaithalHomestay should be informed about that atleast a week before the start of trek.

We will provide sleeping bags, inner liners, sleeping mats, tents. You just need to carry your personal gear.

It’s a strict no. If you fall sick during the trek due to alcohol consumption TheRaithalHomestay has the right to cancel your trek and send you back to base village. No expenses shall be refunded in that case and you will have to pay additional for stay at base village.

If it’s a snow trek a good trekking shoe is mandatory. If you buy a new shoe do walk for few days so that it fits you well and doesn’t leave you with blisters while you trek.

If it is a summer trek or post monsoon trek a shoe with good grip and ankle support will do.

In summers, a half sleeve tshirt and a pair of shorts will do during the day time. At night a light fleece and a warm jacket is enough with track pants.

In winters, 2 layers are needed during day time, preferably a fleece and a Tshirt.

At night you might need 4 layers of clothing with good Down jacket and Thermal warmers both top and bottoms. 

If you are going on a trek don’t expect mobile signals. There are few spots on the trails of few treks where you might find a single tower or something but it always depends if that is enough to make a call or not.

You need to carry a poncho and a bag cover. We will continue trek if its drizzling. In case of heavy rains we will approach the nearest shed and take rest there until the rain stops or slows down.

We provide 3 Veg meals and evening Snacks. There will be no non-veg served during the trek. Eggs will be served.

As there are no permanent toilets on the trek, we carry toilet tents which are dry toilets so you need to carry wet tissues/tissue wipes with you.

 In winters the temperature dips upto -10 degrees. In summers it is around 2-4 degrees. It also depends on which trek you are doing.

There are sources of water near all our camp sites. The support staff will provide all water you need.

We will make sure all water is treated and is fit to drink.

Raithal Homestay prides itself on being prepared for any emergency situation. Our guides are trained in first aid and can deal with most of the basic ailments that occur during a trek. But if a serious emergency occurs, we will evacuate you to the base village and nearest hospital but the expenses of that has to be borne by the individual..

No. The guide and the trek leader are trained for first aid only.

It depends from trek to trek but generally on an average 6-10 Kms a day.

We have a cancellation policy on our website kindly go through it. There is a certain amount we may or may not deduct which depends on the date of your cancellation

Start running at least 3-4 Kms everyday.