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Acclimatization is the process by which a human body adapts physiologically to different environment conditions. It is very important to take the time to acclimatize while your are trekking in Himalayas. High altitude environment includes cold, low humidity, increased ultraviolet radiations and decreased air pressure. The altitude acclimatization is necessary for almost all the popular trekking routes in Nepal. Here are some do's and don'ts tips for successful acclimatization. 


  • Increase altitude gradually- An overnight at every 400-500 meters than your previous overnight stay is recommended. 
  • Consume liquids- 3-4 litres of liquid a day including juice, soup and clean water. 
  • Dress warmly - Layers are key.
  • Use Preventing Medicine- Instead of Diamox or Acetazolamide, the best natural recipes for acclimatization is garlic soup which is recommanded by nepalis guides and also widely available in local trekking lodges and teahouses. 



  • Don't smoke, drink alcohol or take sleeping tablets.
  • Don't over carry your luggage- 10-12kg is recommanded for more you can hire a sherpa porter to carry 20kg. 
  • Don't trek alone- trek always with an experienced trekking guide who can help you all the times. 
  • Don't climb higher while suffering from mild symptoms of altiude sickness -The symptoms of acute mountain sickness are headache, nausea, vomiting, insomnia, loss of appetite, dizziness and listlessness. Descend immediately if these symptoms are seen.