FAQ on Safety measures as Covid Response from HSJ

  1. Does HSJ ensures all the health and safety precautions relating to viral infection on the treks and trips it operates?

    Himalayan Social Journey is committed to the health and safety of its clients from the very beginning and as the response to the safety precautions regarding the viral infections like COVID-19, all the guidelines from the health experts on the matter and government are strictly followed. 

  2. Will HSJ provide PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) for its clients?

    While we promise to ensure the only best practices regarding the safety of our clients, staffs and society as a well to prevent any infections specially COVID-19, we request all our clients to be responsible with your health and safety measures as well. Its best you bring your own face mask and personal hand sanitizers or other personal protective things you feel you may need. 

  3. What about modes of transportations and what kind of safety measures are applied?

    Vehicles used as land transportation means are frequently disinfected like windows, backseat and door handles. Only 50% of its capacity will be accommodated in the four wheelers. Driver, guides will be strictly putting on mask. 

  4. What can I expect at the higher altitudes and the accommodation used?

    At the each stops and accommodations, we ensure all room are thoroughly disinfected and are clean along with government's guideline be followed. We also make sure that social distancing is properly maintained. Only two people in each room will be allowed. 

  5. Are all the sleeping bags and duffel bags are disinfected and properly cleaned before and after used?

    We will make sure that all of the equipment we provide shall be thoroughly disinfected, cleaned and adequately maintained.

  6. What happens if I somehow contracted Covid-19 while I am on the trekking trip?

    You will be immediately evacuated and you will get support from the company until you get the efficient medical help. Please make sure that your insurance cover helicopter evacuation and Covid-19 too if possible.

  7. Are staff trained in health and safety regulations for each destination?

    You will be immediately evacuated and you will get support from the company until you get the efficient medical help. Please make sure that your insurance cover helicopter evacuation and Covid-19 too if possible.

  8. Will hotels, tea houses, lodges maintain strict cleanliness, hygienic and recommended social distancing? 

    Only handpicked accommodations shall be used which strictly adhere to our safety measures. This means all the hotels, tea houses, lodges wherever you shall spend overnight shall be taking safety as their top priority including temperature testing, sanitation and sanitization, along with following the guidelines from government and health experts on social distancing.

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