Trekking and Altitude sickness

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Trekking and Altitude sickness

Do you have a problem related to high Altitudes or do you get altitude sickness while trekking up to the highest places? It’s something that many people struggle with when they reach the highest altitudes, but there are some ways to fix this issue. In this article, you will learn correctly what to do and enjoy your Trekking.

The solution to your problem is simple enough if you are willing to enjoy your journey. All it requires is good health, sensible itinerary, and preventive strategies

The first most important thing is your health condition. Before you plan for trekking up to the highest region, it’s better to consult your doctor or the tour operators. They can give you the proper hints on how healthy you need to be for reaching the high altitudes. You need to be physically fit as in trekking you have to walk for hours and hours.

Next, you need to have a sensible and proper itinerary. This will make you easy to travel. It is important to note that one can climb not more than 300m a day. If the trekking is challenging, the itinerary should also include rest days which will help avoid the altitude sickness.

Similarly, preventive strategies are also the important one. If you find yourself getting problems related to altitudes, then those strategies can help you on your way. Keep a proper first aid kit and some medicines with you always. And yes, take some garlic with you as it is the popular Nepalese solutions to avoid the altitude sickness.

If you get a mild sickness than its recommended not to go further. It’s better to stay where you are and see whether the symptoms goes or not. Or even you can consult your tour operator and ask for help.

Now that you know exactly how to cope with such a situation, you can use this knowledge in any similar case to avoid altitude sickness. If you have any other preventive solutions, Let us know in the comment section below.

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