Frequently Ask Question
1.How to apply?
a)Apply on the website.
2.How to reach?
Nearest railway station – Pathankot (PTK), Pathankot Railway Station
Nearest airport -Dharamshala or Gaggal Airport (IATA: DHM, ICAO: VIGG)
Reach district Chamba bus stand through road transportation.
The Mountain Knights will escort you to the training location in cabs.
3.What are the facilities?
Transportation, hotel accommodation, food, training material, lectures, practical’s, nearest hospital, quick access to the town, and lush green, dense pine forest ideal for training.
4.Will we get a certificate?
Yes, certificates of practising in the training content.
5. When should I reach?
You are expected to reach the venue one day prior to the commencement of the training.
6.How many people will share a tent?
Minimum 2 person and maximum 4.
7.What kind of food will you provide?
Food menu will include Indian and Chinese food.The food will entirely depends on the resources available in the local market .for the fulfilment of final stage training , packed food will also be provided accordingly.
8.How do I need to prepare myself for the trek?
You must remember it is a training program, which will involve physical efforts and determined mind-set.for the success of entire program without compromising learning and safety higher standard of discipline is expected .
9.Shall I carry my documents?
Yes, you must bring your identity proof like Aadhar card, voter id card etc.you dont need to bring your educational certificate.
10.Smoking / drinking is allowed or not?
Drinking and smoking goes against the ethics of any event that involves outdoor activities like camping, trekking. It can compromise your personal safety.
11.Is it possible to trek with kids?
It is possible if the kid is capable but our training standards require everyone above or the age of 18 years and anyone above or of the age of 18 years interested can apply.
12.When should I sign up?
You must sign up 5 days prior to a commencement of training programs.
13.Would trekking pole be needed?
Trekking poles are not mandatory, but if you can carry one it always comes handy.
14.Will we get safe drinking water?
Yes, water is absolutely safe. In fact, mountain water is the best water you will ever drink.
15.What clothes should I wear and carry for the trek?
Carry one pair of warm clothes for upper as well as lower body,sun glasses, sports or trekking shoes, avoid jeans and shorts (for both male and female) ,hat, cap,water bottle, rucksack, toiletries, carry a pair of t shirt, cargo pants of sports trousers, sunscreen, moisturizer.
16.What kind of shoes shall I wear on a trek, are trekking shoes mandatory?
You can wear sport shoes, trekking shoes .please don’t wear heels, sandals, formal shoes, chappals.
17.Will there be a doctor available?
Yes there will always be a medical professional available .
18.Will you have toilet tents?
Yes, as we proceed ahead with training to meet the requirement we will provide toilet tents.
19.Will there be any provision for taking bath?
Yes , 24 hour water supply and washrooms are available in the accommodation.
20.Where do we keep our luggage when we go on a trek?
You will have to keep your luggage in the guest house.you will carry only light luggage as per the need for any track.
21.Are you a licensed trekking agency?
Yes, we are recognized and authorized by Gov’t of India.
22.Do I need to carry my trekking gear/ equipment?
You just need to carry the things mentioned above in along with a writing material. We recommend you to have a rucksack to carry your personal belonging during a training program.
23.What would be the temperature during the daytime?
The temperature during the day time is usually around 20-25 degrees during summers.
24.Are we are allowed to go for a sight seeing?
Yes, you will be allowed to go out during your training hours.
25.Do we have internet/network in the trekking area?
You will have a network in lower areas and your internet speed depends on the network. As we proceed towards the higher regions for the fulfillment of training, the network might not exist.
26.Do we have separate tents for males and females?
Yes, separate male and female tents will be provided.