Nepal: Land of The Himalayas! Home of Mount Everest (8850m) The highest peak in the world, birth place of Lord Buddha (apostle of peace) a region of diverse landscapes, rich histories and culture. Journeys through the Himalayas: there are beautiful lakes, ancient Buddhist and Hindu Temples, native hill tribe villages and bustling cities. Situated between China in the north and India in the south. Nepal covers 140,800 square km. The country can be divided into three different regions: the south, which consists of plains, swamps and forests; the north, which is covered by the Himalaya Mountain ranges, comprising eight of the world’s 10 highest mountains; and the central area, consisting of the relatively low Himalayan foothills which are home to the capital city Kathmandu.
a. Location : Between China in the North and India in the south, east & west
b. Capital : Kathmandu
c. Population : 29.49 million
d. Climate : Four season (1) Winter: December-February (2) Spring (March-May)
summer: June -August (4) Autumn: September – November
e. Currency : Nepali Rupee
f. PASSPORT: All passports must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry into Nepal.
Foreigners national need visa to enter Nepal. Tourist visa can be issued on arrival at Kathmandu airport and at official overland Nepal entry points. You should have a passport size photo and should prepare US$ exact amount for the visa fee. Nepal visa fee is as below.
US$ 30(Multiple entry for 15 days)
US$ 50 (Multiple entry for 30 days)
US$ 100 (Multiple entry 90 days)
NEPAL GMT/UTC +5.75 (2hrs & 15Minute behind Singapore & Malaysia Time)
CLIMATE: Main 4 seasons:
Winter – December to February
Spring – March to May
Summer- June to August
Autumn- September to November
Decent sunshine – March to April and September to November (Best time to go)
December to February (winter- Cold but clear sky) Second best time to go (Night time temperature may drop close to Zero outside)
May & June- end of spring season (Temperature would be 28-30 degrees) Third good time
Wet – June to August (Often raining)
Nepal is a popular tourist destination. There is verity of food like western, American, Mexican, continental, Thai, Chinese, Indian & Nepalese etc.
Mineral water is widely available and usually safe; check that the seal is intact. You can also use water purifying ablate which is best idea. Soft drinks are sold everywhere; lemon soda, made with soda water and lime juice, makes a good sugar-free alternative.
The predominant power supply in most locations is 220V. The sockets usually accept two circular metal pins or two circular metal pins above a large circular grounding pin, American plug.
CURRENCY & EXCHANGE:
The currency rate is US$ 1 = Rupees 125 (Nepalese currency). Foreign currency must be exchanged only through the banks or authorized foreign exchange dealers. The receipts from such transactions are to obtained and retained. Visitors can exchange foreign currency at the foreign exchange counter at the airport upon arrival. It’s advisable to change some prior to departure.
MOBILE PHONE & INTERNET:
Auto-roaming services are available in major cities and most of the hotels & restaurant provides free wifi services. There is also local 4G SIM card easily available in town at reasonable price.
PERMITS AND FEES:
Permits and fees are require entering a certain area such as World heritage sites, National Park, restricted areas along climbing as well. All the trip prices are including the cost of relevant permits and entrance fees. In case of any such conditions we will inform you if required any additional permit fees before you make a booking with us.
All passports must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry into Nepal.
It is advisable to acquire insurance policy for the full duration of your holiday to cover against accident, sickness, loss of baggage personal effect, emergency evacuation, cancellation or curtailment of your holiday. In case of emergency, all costs for emergency evacuation must be paid in cash in Nepal unless an insurance company has agreed to pay the costs on your behalf. It is important that any insurance policy issued to cover emergency evacuation for trek/tour does not exclude alpinism or mountaineering
After COVID 19, guideline for the trip to Nepal
Finish your COVID-19 vaccines before traveling to Nepal, then you no longer need a COVID-19 test to visit Nepal. Show your
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