What is a Trek?
Trekking means simply walking in the hills. Trekking is the practice of taking (multi) day hiking trips.
Do I need a trekking permit?
No, there are no trekking permits required, unless you need to cross a defense reserved forest.
How do I recognize the Leader or point of contact?
The Leader will usually wear a Green/Blue Tee-Shirt with Wild Rangers Logo printed on it.
How to Book an event?
To book a trek, contact the mentioned leader for that trek, and refer booking details mentioned on the event page.
Is communication to home possible while on trek/tours?
Most of the times on treks, we get beyond the coverage limits, but at intervals some service providers to have networks. Same is the case in tours. But in tours more chances of being in network coverage.
Do I have to carry my own bags?
Yes. Every Participant is supposed to carry their own bags.
What is the best time to Trek/tour?
All treks and tours have their own best time. And all events are organized in their best time by our leaders.
Are banks and ATMS easily found at Treks and tours?
No, banks and ATMs are not available at most of the events, but banks and ATMs can be found at the starting point, which is usually a bus stop or a railway station.
What are the common modes of Transport?
Wild Rangers usually prefers private transport, but in some cases, public transport is provided. You can check event details to understand transport modes for that event.
What is the mode of Payment for any event?
Transferring amount to Wild Rangers, is the current mode of transport, but soon events can be booked online.
Am I fit enough to do a Trek with Wild Rangers?
If you think you are fit to trek, and you have the confidence to reach atop, our leaders are there to encourage you at every point.
What do I need to carry for an event?
In the details tab of the events, inclusions exclusions and things to carry is mentioned. You can refer there.
What kind of food will be served while on events?
Usually veg but at times non veg food is also provided. This food will be the local food available. And will be mentioned in the events details page.
What will be the accommodation during the trek/Tours?
“Common accommodation will be, tents, caves, under open skies, dormertries (sometimes) or homestays. For Tours, hotels, lodge, homestays are the options.”
Do we need to carry a sleeping bag for overnight treks?
Yes it is highly recommended to carry a sleeping bag/bedding for overnight treks. If not available Wild Rangers provides gears on rent.
What kind of footwear is required for Wild Rangers Treks?
Trekking shoes, or any shoes with good grip are advisable for treks.
What clothing is recommended for Treks?
If it’s a 1 day trek, a normal full sleeves shirt and a knee length or full pant is recommended. For overnight treks some extra clothes should be carried, based on season.
Is Drinking water available during treks?
Sometimes, but it is recommended to carry a min of 3 liters of water.
Does Wild Rangers carry First Aid Kit?
Yes, every leader has a Medial Kit.
Where and how can I wash on a camping base trek?
It really depends which trek you’re doing. On some there are campsites with showers but more often you will be in the wild and water may be limited. Sometimes you’ll have a bowl of water for washing each morning and evening, other times not even that – see individual trip notes for details. A lightweight travel towel is useful, also a good supply of wet wipes and hand sanitizes.
What do I do in case of emergency?
In case of emergency, one should contact the leader at the earliest. They can handle the situation.
What is Altitude sickness?
Altitude Sickness is the effect of altitude on those who ascent too rapidly to elevations above 3,000 meters. The basic early symptoms of altitude sickness is headache, loss of appetite and sleeplessness. One shouldn’t ignore these early symptoms as these symptoms may lead to more serious warnings and cause death sometimes within few hours. Medicine is no substitute for descent. If a doctor is available, he may give medicine and oxygen. However, the patient must go down to lower altitude even if treatment is given.