- How can I enter in Nepal ?
Nepal is a popular tourist destination in south Asia. Several airlines have direct and non-stop flights from Middle East and Asia to Kathmandu, Capital of Nepal.
There are direct flights from London, Paris, Frankfurt, Doha, Osaka, Shanghi, Mascow, Bangkok, Singapore, Hongkong, Karachi, Bombay, Delhi, Calcutta, Paro, Dhaka, Lhasa, and Varanasi.
- Is it possible to reserve a trip now and pay deposit later or do I have to pay deposit at booking/reservation?
Yes, it’s possible to book a trip now but to have a confirmed trip status you need to pay a 30% of the cost as deposit. You can pay the rest when you arrive in Kathmandu.
- Are the trip departures guaranteed?
All our trips are guaranteed to run no matter how many people are on the group. In the case of some unforeseen situation beyond our control, it can be otherwise. But in the normal situation, all our trips are guaranteed to run.
- What are some basic Nepali customs that I should know about?
* Take off your shoes before entering a temple or one's home
* Ask for permission before entering a Hindu temple
* Taking photographs inside the most temples are considered illegal
* Ask for permission before taking photographs of objects, and including Nepali people.
* Nepali people are friendly by nature. Have a genuine interest in them. Talk to them. Be friendly as you travel.
- When is the best time to go to Nepal?
The weather is probably the best guide for deciding when to plan your trip to Nepal. October and November are considered the best times of the year. The monsoon will have just ended, and clear skies with optimal temperature will prevail.
The main festivals of Dashain and Tihar (Hindu equivalent of Christmas in terms of festivity) fall during these months. However, this is also the busiest tourist season, and the main tourist centers and trekking trails tend to be crowded with travelers like you.
The tourist flow ebbs a little, but not significantly, between the winter months of December and mid-February.
- I want to go on a trek. When and where can I do so?
For limited time and money, the best trekking routes would be the Langtang-Helambu trek just north of Kathmandu, and parts of the Annapurna region trek north of Pokhara.
If you have more time, a trek in the Everest region or the full Annapurna circuit can be rewarding. A more difficult trek is the Kanchanjunga area trek in the far-eastern Nepal.
- Do I need a trekking permit?
Except the trekking areas such as the Everest, the Annapurna and the Langtang, one requires trekking permit to visit other trekking areas. Your visa is not good enough.
Trekking permits are issued very easily by the Department of Immigration Office in Kathmandu and Pokhara.You need your visa, trekking fee and two colored passport-sized pictures to get your trekking permit.
Remember that you require different trekking permits to different trekking areas. Note, however, that a trekking permit does not allow you to go anywhere in the country either. If mountai
- Do I need a travel insurance?
Oh yes, some sort of travel insurance is highly recommended. Most travel insurance covers emergency flights, medical expenses, and theft or loss of possessions. The insurance premium in general is between $50 to $75 for a two week period, and progressively less for longer periods. It's a price worth paying.
If you plan to go rafting or trekking, make sure your insurance covers these "dangerous activities." Remember to keep your receipts to make claims. In order to make claims on lost or stolen items, you will need a police report issued in Nepal by the Interpol Section of the Nepal Police