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Nepal Travel FAQ:
The below FAQ is designed and intended to provide the answer for many queries of the people who are planning and preparing to visit Nepal. The questions listed here, and their respective answers are just meant only as a general guide to assist you plan and organize your trip before you actually hit the road. They are not meant to be a detailed out on the road guide. For further details information and more on day to day travel guidance, get hold of one of many outstanding travel books that have been published over the years to help traveler. Many of them are available in bookstores around the world but if you can't find one in a store near you, don't worry, you can get them in Nepal once you arrive here.

Where is Nepal?
Nepal is landlocked country located in southern Asia couched between two Asian giants India and China. Nepal is geographically, culturally and linguistically diverse. The capital city of the country is Kathmandu, commonly known as ‘city of temples’ where we can explore traditional artistic beauty. Draped along the greatest heights of the Himalaya, Nepal is where the ice-cold of the mountains meets the steamy heat of the Indian plains. Moreover, it's a land of yaks and yetis, stupas and Sherpas and some of the best trekking on earth. The Himalaya's most sophisticated urban cultures took shape here, in the three great mini kingdoms of the Kathmandu valley- Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur - home to a world-class artistic and architectural heritage.

What is Nepal known for?
Nepal is Known for Mt. Everest, highest peak in the world and Lord Buddha, who was the pioneer of Buddhist religion. Besides, among 14 eight thousand meters cross mountains in the world, eight are located in this naturally beautiful country. Nepal has been the focus of outstanding achievements in the world of peak climbing expeditions with the identification of more than one thousand peaks above 6,000 meters .Trekking through the Everest region offers astounding mountain views, an opportunity to take a glimpse into the life of world heritage sites, discovering variety of Himalayan flora and faunas, and an opportunity to explore the highest Buddhist monasteries in the world. Overall, Nepal is known for its hospitality and the local people believes in the mantra ‘Atithi Debo Bhaba’ (Guest are god).

Can I get Nepal visa on arrival?
Yes! Nepal visa is easily available up on arrival in the entry places. Make the process easier by downloading & completing the application form, having the correct USD cash and two passport photographs.
Visa Facility    Duration    Fee
Multiple entry    15 days    US$ 25 or equivalent Nepali currency
Multiple entry    30 days    US$ 40 or equivalent Nepali currency
Multiple entry    90 days    US$ 100 or equivalent Nepali currency

Is the country politically safe and stable?
Nepal is one of the new democratic countries in the world with many active political parties, ideas, ideologies and leaders. As such there might be some disturbances in some parts of the country. But it does not and will not affect the daily life of the residents in the other parts. Life moves on as usual, unperturbed.

How to enter Nepal?
Nepal can be enter by two ways:
By air: Some of the major international airlines operating schedule services to Nepal are Royal Nepal Airlines, Biman Bangladesh, China Southern Airlines, Druk Air, Air India, Thai Airways, Qatar Airways, Pakistan Airines, Jet Airways, Singapore Airlines, Malaysian Airlines, Air Malindo, Indigo Airlines, Dragon Air, China Eastern Airlines, & Air China. By air, you will arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport (only one international airport) located in the heart of Kathmandu City.

By Road: There are several entry points by land route mainly from Indian borders and China/Tibet Boarder. Kodari, Kakarvita, Biratnagar, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalganj, Dhangadhi, Mahendranagar are the main entry point of Nepal.

Scheduled public as well as tourist buses run to and from Kathmandu. Traveling by bus is recommended if you can cope with 10 to 12 hours of long drive in return for a fascinating mountainous views and snail tail roads that meet above the clouds.

Do you have Airport pickup facilities?
Definitely! We do have airport pick up facilities for our customers who have booked for our any packages. We don't charge any money. As the time you booked your trip, you have to inform us.

I'm going on a 'lodge trek', what can I expect?
Lodge trek dotted along the main trekking trails of Nepal are small. Though, simple these teahouses are set up to cater trekker's needs. If you're on a lodge trek, this is where you'll be sleeping, eating and relaxing. They're simple but functional, and clean always. Simple wooden or cemented rooms with two beds and shared bathrooms are the norm. Dinner and breakfast will be given in the lodge where you stay overnight, but lunch is usually given somewhere along the route.