FAQ
 

What about Nepal ?

Nepal is a mountain country, and it is an adventure holiday destination in the world.

Do I need a visa to enter Nepal?

All foreign nationals, except Indian Citizens, need visas to enter Nepal.

What do I need to get my visa?

You need a valid passport, two passport size photos.


Where do I apply to get my visa?

The best way to apply for visa is from the Nepalese diplomatic missions in your home country. The next choice is to get it from Immigration office at the entry points of Nepal.

Is Nepal popular as holiday destination?

The Himalayan Country Nepal is a land of scenic mountains, collection of arts & crafts, exotic cultures & people, world heritage sites, wildlife safari & flora & fauna, adventure, white water rafting and home stay village tour are the main attraction of Nepal.

When is the best time to visit to Nepal?

Depending on what kind of activities you want to do, almost all regions and places are accessible throughout the year although some periods are more suited to certain activities. Especially, the best time to trek is from October to May during this period mountain scenery is superb and the weather is still comfortably warm.

What type of clothing do I need to bring?

For trekkers, trekking gear, sunglasses, sun hat, sunscreen and trekking boots are necessary. When you send the final conformation, we will send you a list of recommended items to bring. During the monsoon, you need an umbrella or light rain jacket.

What is the currency and will I able to change money easily?

Local currency is the Nepali rupee. Bank notes are in 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 25, 50, 100, 500 and 1000 rupees. Foreign currencies exchange only through the banks or authorized foreign exchange dealers. ATMS are quite widely available in Kathmandu and in Pokhara, accepting Visa and Master cards. Major credit cards are widely accepted

Is there any other important information that I should be aware of before I come to Nepal?

Some regular routine work could involve the following:
A trekking permit & TIMS card is essential for any purpose of visit to Nepal's protected & restricted area. Living in Nepal without passport or a valid visa is a punishable. Suggest to stamps on their passport of arrival/departure at the entry/exit points to avoid further legal complications.

How much does airfare to Kathmandu cost?

Depending on when, what airline and which class seat would you want to book. Please inquire with us at info@holidaysadvisor.com for recent update or contact your local travel agency.

When arrive in Kathmandu then what happens?

Upon arrival, we will meet you at the (TIA) airport in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. If you travel by overland, we will meet you either your hotel, or at our office in Kathmandu, as you wish. We will then brief you about your program and handover require documents.

Should I organize tours/ trip?

It will be hassle free and can save your time. Moreover through our company is the safest way for adventure trip as well as beyond the Kathmandu valley.

How safe is Nepal for traveler?

Nepal is a safe destination for travelers.

I am going to be traveling alone. Is there any reason to be concerned?

In city area you can travel singly, there is no problem at all. If you are going to trekking particularly in remote areas, we suggest you to go with group or hire a guide through government register trekking company.

What kind of trekking does Nepal offer?

Nepal has a number of the popular trekking routes, that offer wonderful views due to eight of the fourteen highest peaks of the world being located here in Nepal. We offer two type of trekking. They are Teahouse trek & camping trek.

What is Teahouse trek?

Where, the lodges & hotel frequently are available for accommodation with hygienic food called teahouse trek. The most popular way to trek in Nepal is teahouse trek.Trekkers who are interested for teahouse trek particular with small group of friends, family members often have a rewarding, enriching & enjoyable trip

What is Camping trek?

Camping and trekking means stay at tented camp as an alternative of teahouse / lodge. It is a unique & adventurous way of seeing Nepal.

Why do I need a guide?

There are many advantages to using a guide during your trip. Professionally trained and experienced local guides will provide you with the best travel experience. They will show you places of cultural interest, they will make all arrangements with lodge owners for your comfort and privacy as well as safety during the trip.

How long do we walk each day?

An average walking is around 5-8 hours per day, including a stop for lunch en route.

Do I need to carry my baggage?

You can carry only what you need during the day, for example, a daypack with your camera, water bottle, sweater, sunglasses and anything you think you might need whilst walking. Your main baggage will carried by porters, mules, yaks or horses.

Is trekking only for young people?

Trekking is for all ages that are physically fit for the mountains.

Is trekking possible with children & families?

Most of popular treks can be accomplished with young children and provide an educational, fun and safe environment for children. We also offer specialized trekking for families travelling with children and we can provide the following services: modified itineraries with shorter daily distances than normal treks. laundry services and nursing service.

Is permit & TIMS card necessary for trekking?

A trekking permit & TIMS card are essential for any purpose of visit to Nepal's protected & restricted area. In Nepal, a special Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) is required for those who enter a national park or wildlife reserve in the Annapurna region. If you are visiting more than one trekking area, you will require a separate permit for each area.

Is it ok to trek alone?

Generally, it is okay to trek alone on popular trekking route. Safety wise we advice, you to either go with group or hire a guide through trekking agency.

Is acclimatization necessary for trekking?

On high treks is it wise to ensure adequate acclimatization time to allow your body to adapt to higher altitudes. It is worth remembering that even the base of the great mountains of the Himalayas can be very high.

What is altitude sickness?

High altitude sickness is very sensitive case known as Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) can result in death. Initial stages of mountain sickness include headaches, dizziness, loss of appetite and difficulty sleeping. If a doctor is available, he may give medicine and oxygen but the patient must go down to lower altitude and contact to your travel agent in Kathmandu for further treatment or rescue service.

What is rescued service?

If you got any problem in the remote area and an unfortunate incident occurs such as illness and flight delays due to bad weather on any part of the trekking route and rescue evacuation is required. Our guides will assist to you. We coordinate with a recognized private helicopter company and the Nepalese army in the case of emergency rescue.

Do I need travel insurance?

Travel insurance is highly recommended. The insurance should cover emergency helicopter evacuation service

Do I need to book the accommodation before I arrive in Nepal?

If you are planning travel to Nepal with specific, trip itinerary and duration, better to confirm the accommodation.

How much does accommodation cost?

The cost of accommodation depends on the facilities and location. Please advise us your require standard & location
then we will let you know.

How about domestic flight?

The domestic flights from Kathmandu to places such as Chitwan, Pokhara, Jomsom, Dolpa,
Biratnagar, Bhairawa, Nepalgunj, Bharatpur, Tumlingtar, Lukla and Similot have become more reliable and available.

How can I connect to family & friends?

During your stay in city, there are available internet & telephone services particularly in Kathmandu, Chitwan and Pokhara.

Where can we go on educational trip?

We currently focus our educational trip in Nepal. For older students and young adults we also design study and research programs in remote & rural area of Nepal.


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