Trekking in Nepal is the best outdoor activity you can do to get refreshments and enjoy its nature, culture, and history. Most mountain trekkings are known as tea house trekking in Nepal regarding accommodation.
All the popular trekking in Nepal such as the Everest base camp trek, Annapurna base camp trek, Poonhill trek, Annapurna circuit trek, Manaslu circuit trek, Gokyo Cho la pass trek, Kanchenjunga base camp trek, Dhaulagiri circuit trek, Mardi Himal trek, Upper Mustang trek, etc includes tea houses for accommodation in the trekking region. You can take proper rest and stay safely from cold in tea houses.
Tea Houses in Nepal
Tea houses in Nepal refer to simple local houses with twin, double or single rooms especially made for mountain trekkers. Presently most of the trekking routes in Nepal have tea houses and you should not worry about a night stay. It is not that tea houses will be available everywhere, you should reach the resting place as declared on the tea house trekking itinerary of a particular trek.
Tea houses in Nepal differ from place to place. You can get both Luxury as well as normal accommodation depending on your package and plan.
Attached Room in Tea House Trek
Tea houses with attached bathroom are available in most of the routes of Everest Base Camp trek in limited number. One tea house have 4-5 attached room. You should have Luxury plan to get attached room in EBC trek. It is important to book the trek earlier to get best rooms in tea houses.
Tea houses in Annapurna base camp trek are both attached and common. Attached room are available in Ghorepani,, Ghandruk and Tadapani in limited number. Similarly tea houses in most of the trekking routes in has common room. Attached rooms are limited in all trekking in Nepal.
In high altitude you will not get attached room and western Sit toilet. Because of low temperature in high altitude, western toilet remain blocked due to frozen water and has high change of bursting. In low altitude you can get both western and Asian toilets.
Charging facility will be available in all tea houses but you should pay extra for charging your gadget. Generally tea houses provides charging facility in the dining hall rather than in the bedroom.
The meal in the Tea House
All the tea house in Nepal provides a meal for all clients. They charge less for the room as compared to food. Their earning is based on food provided to the guest. So most of the trekking company provides food and room in the same tea house. In some places, there is a rule that you should eat in the same tea house where you are staying.
Tea house lodges in Nepal provides local food as well as Western food depending on order. All the tea houses in Nepal provides Nepali Thali, Pizza, chowmein, noodles, French fries, pasta, potato, egg items, bread items, honey, jam in meal. They provide three meal i.e. breakfast, Lunch and dinner.
Breakfast in a tea house trekking in Nepal: Tea/coffee, bread, jam/honey, egg/omelet, potato, porridge.
Lunch and dinner: Nepali thali (Dal, rice, curry, pickles, noodles, Pappad), Pizza, noodles, spaghetti.
Internet facility in tea house trekking
You should buy data card to use the internet in Everest region. Wi-Fi is available in other trekking routes in Nepal such as ABC trek, Langtang valley trek, Manaslu circuit trek, Annapurna Circuit trek, Helambu trek etc.
The development of tea houses on the difficult landscape has made trekking in Nepal easier. you don’t need to carry staple food, a lot of clothes, and cooking utensils during the tea house trekking.
How to book a tea house in Advance?
You can book tea houses through phone calls. You should call before 2 or 3 days to book the tea house depending on the crowds in the trekking area. Tea houses remain full in peak season so we suggest contacting a travel agency to arrange your tea house for tea house trekking in Nepal.
Always book the tea houses earlier during the best season of Tea house trekking in Nepal: Spring (March, April, May) and Autumn (September, October, November).