Asia Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Allergies - looking for infomation on Air quality in Nepal & Tibet

Jump to last reply

Travel to Nepal/Tibet & to Everest base camp has been #1 on my bucket list since I was a child. Now at 60 ish I can afford it. I went to Tanzania a few years ago in February, and due to air quality/pollution, allergies went into hyper-drive caused mostly by lots of smoke and traffic congestion in populated areas in and nearby Arusha. Surprisingly the Hospital there was very nice & helpful. (Yeah, it was that bad) I was good in the Serengeti. This was an issue I never seen addressed on the forum on either of these places - Africa or Asia (except for cities in China) . "Dusty" is expected and manageable.

FYI - The only other place I cannot go is inside any of the "Las Vegas" casinos for the same reason. Otherwise, life is good everywhere else.

In general, I do not expect the greatest of air quality in Asia. But, this is a costly trip to go on and really don't want to end up being sick like before. Can anyone who has been to Nepal &Tibet provide any insight on this issue? How bad is it - or do I have to settle on Nat Geo on the TV

8 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 Vietnam - In Search of Accessible Nature
  2. 2 How safe is it for US Citizens in Hat Yai and Violence in Southern Thailand
  3. 3 Heading to Koh Lipe, missing the boat. So need to spend the night.
  4. 4 Obtaining Multiple-entry China Visa for American in Hong Kong
  5. 5 Trip Report RHKKMKs---Just to be copy cats
  6. 6 Trip Report Alleppey Backwater Cruise at Kerala
  7. 7 Kashmir today
  8. 8 Trip Report Vietnam Trip Report: March 2014
  9. 9 Beijing Air Quality Forecast
  10. 10 Luang Prabang Waterfall
  11. 11 Asia July 2015 for 2 weeks
  12. 12 Trip Report Sikkim, Darjeeling and Kolkata: an Unusual First Trip to India
  13. 13 Vietnam Visa on Arrival - Help
  14. 14 Triple Room in Singapore
  15. 15 Trip Report A trip to Mahabaleshwar (India)
  16. 16 What I like about Mumbai
  17. 17 Favorite hotel in X'ian?
  18. 18 GPS points for Mustang - Naar Phu, Saribung pass, Saribung peak
  19. 19 11D Family 4 Adults 3 kids age 1, 4, 6 Taiwan trip need advice on itinerary
  20. 20 Sri Lanka - Itinerary Ideas?
  21. 21 "China Eastern Airline" is it really bad??
  22. 22 6 full days in Yagoon
  23. 23 Where to Play Basketball in Tokyo
  24. 24 Yikes! How to get a Visa to India??
  25. 25 Looking for input on honeymoon itinerary
View next 25 » Back to the top