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FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions

Please read FAQs section before travelling to Nepal.

Best Trekking Season in Nepal

Nepal Trekking Season by and large referred to best as two seasons after falls and after the winter. The next month mid of September to mid of December consider ever best period of trekking in Himalayas. Amid this time of mo

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Travel Insurance while in Nepal

A travel-protection arrangement to cover burglary, misfortune and therapeutic issues is a fantastic thought for go in Nepal. There are a wide assortment of strategies accessible, so check the little print deliberately. A few

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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

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Why travel to Nepal?

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 thi

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Availability of Nepal visa on arrival

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.

 



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Airport pickup facilities

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.



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What to except in TeaHouse Trekking in Nepal?

Teahouse trekking is a popular method of trekking in Nepal and has almost replaced camping trips.

This style of trekking involves resting in teahouses or lodges scattered throughout the trekking route.
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Average Days Trekking in Nepal

Each day you can expect 5 to 7 hours walking, covering 10 to 14 km. However, above 3500m, the times will be the same but you'll only cover 8 to 9 km. Importantly, all our itineraries are flexible and can be altered by weather,

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What kind of weather can you expect while trekking?

Weather in the mountains is notoriously difficult to predict. At night it is generally cooler the days are warm.

Winter (January and February) will be bit colder but the days can be quite beautiful and warm if t

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Is Nepal safe? Is a woman traveling alone safe with your company?

Absolutely Nepal is safe for traveler. Firstly, Nepal is considered as one of the peaceful countries in the world (chances are it's safer here than your home-country).

Secondly, while you're on one of our trips,

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Beginner Trekkers: Can I trek in the Himalayas even if I haven't done any trekking before?

Absolutely, in fact it's a great place to start. As part of our job, one of the most important things we do is ascertain your experience and ambitions, and find the trek to best match these. However hard or easy you'd like it,

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Are the foods & water in the lodges and camps hygienically standard?

Yes! Absolutely your foods and water are safe while you are in the lodge and camp trek. We served only when it is hygienically prepared on the lodge.

Most of the cooks in the local teahouses are simply trained b

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Are your staffs fully equipped and insured?

Yes! Our guides, cooks, Sherpas and porters are fully equipped. There are also insured.



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What can Tourists shop to take back home?

Actually there are so many things to take back home depending on your personnel choice. Nepal is well known for its handicraft materials, pashmina, Nepalese art and craft, and Nepali musical instruments like Madal and Banshuri

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What to wear in Nepal?

Nepal has a wide range of climates therefore both light and warm clothing in casual and comfortable styles. In the mountain areas, warm woolen clothing is necessary while at lower altitude cotton clothing is ideal. Bring any st

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ATM facilities in Nepal?

There are many ATM machines in the Kathmandu and Pokhara Valley.

What types of cards are accepted? Debit or Credit? Visas or Masters or Discovers or Dinners?

- Most popular cards accepted in Nepa

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Tourist police in Nepal

There is tourist police located near the Nepal Tourism Development Board's Office. Also, there are complaint counters at the airport and Basantapur Durbar Square. Tourist police are specially trained in English and have detaile

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Are the trekking trails crowded?

On a off the beaten treks, you may find no other foreigners apart from your group for days on end. At the peak season, you may probably see some other trekkers. Even on traditional treks there will be far less people than you w

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Should I purchase a lot of expensive gear to go on a trek?

If necessary we will provide free the most expensive items - a sleeping bag, warm jacket and sleeping mat. You have to provide the other personal clothing items you need. This will involve some expense, although you will be ama

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What kind of overnight accommodation will be available during the trip?

Where possible most operators prefer to organize the stay in country side hotels or rest houses. For the major part of the trek, the accommodation would however be tend to be in tents on twin sharing basis. Bathroom and sanitat

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How long a trek goes?

Generally the trek duration depends on your interest and location of trek. Your trek can last anywhere from 2-3 days to an entire month or longer if you wish. We can accommodate day hikes, cultural visits to local villages, and

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How difficult are the treks in Nepal?

The difficulty of our treks depends on where you want to trek and how long you want to go. The shorter Treks tend to be easier while the longer ones require some physical fitness. Be prepared for some steep trails leading to am

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What is included on your tent/ lodge based Trekking in Nepal?

Our lodge or camp based trek includes: 3 meals per day, guide, porters as needed (in general one for two trekkers), commendations, toilet paper (bring extra), washing water, etc. Showers are usually available but may not be ava

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What are the Tea Houses like?

Tea houses are a way of life for almost all trekkers. They are the combination of guest house, restaurant, and social hang out. We encourage all trekkers along the Everest, Langtang, and Annapurna treks to try our tea house tre

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Will there be private rooms and bathrooms in Tea houses?

Private rooms are available in most tea houses except for those at very high altitudes. Most bathrooms are shared. On our lodge treks we also provide someone to clean all bathroom facilities for our groups. Our lodge treks also

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What type of meals are served while on a trek?

Normally hot meals are served all along the trip, though at times packed lunches may be given when distances between stops do not permit cooking. A variety of nepali and continental dishes are prepared with fresh vegetables dep

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How likely will I get altitude sickness in the mountains and Himalayas of Nepal?

It depends from person to person, while one may get sick at a lower altitude, the other might not get affected even at a much higher altitude. Altitude sickness can be a worry for many people coming from sea level. Which is why

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What happens if there is an emergency while on trek?

Our guides are trained in first aid and can deal with most of the basic ailments that occur during a trek.

But if a serious emergency occurs, then outside help is needed. Every client should have their own insur

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How to respect Nepalese culture during the trip?

With its diverse ethnic groups and traditional beliefs, Nepal has numerous cultural practices that may appear unusual to a person on his/her first visit to the country. However, to enjoy your stay in this remarkable country of

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Is there any age limit for trekking in Himalaya?

Yes. In Nepal children below 18 years of age are required to trek accompanied by their parent or guardian.



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Is tipping compulsory?

In Nepal it is not compulsary give tips but porters and guides would expect and appreciate a small tip. Your tip will go long way to help their families.



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What should be the criteria for physical fitness to trek in Nepal?

You should have a general good level of physical fitness, general hiking experience and should not possess any chronic or acute issues with your leg functions and be mentally comfortable with multi-day hikes. 



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Is it necessary to use guide while on any trip in Nepal?

While touring in the valley area, experienced driver will help you reach the destination. But for more knowledge, experienced guide will be a plus.

However, while trekking in the Himalayas, we highly recommend ha

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Is there problem to trek for elderly people?

For the elderly people we walk slowly. We have done trekking with people at the age of around 75 and it went very well. They enjoyed and did not face any problem.



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Can I trek with the kids?

Definitely ! If the kids are under five years old, we do not recommend trekking above 3000 meters. There are many beautiful trekking trails with wonderful views below 3000 meters that are perfect to trek with the small children

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Do I need to take domestic flights to reach to the trekking starting points?

To reach to some short and long-distance trekking points you may not need to fly. There is good road access in those trekking sites. But in some popular trekking areas such as Lukla, Jomsom, Dolpo, Kanchenjanga etc you have to

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Where can I hire the trekking equipment?

There are many trekking shops in Kathmandu. You can hire sleeping bags, down jackets, rucksacks and other equipments based on your need.

We suggest you not to take unnecessary belongings with you in the trekking

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Is it possible to trek during the monsoon in Nepal?

Definitely ! the short and easy trek in the hill areas can be made during the monsoon. One can make long-distance trekking in some areas where there is no monsoon like Upper Mustang and Dolpo. Autumn and spring are the best sea

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What is a home stay tour in Nepal?

In Home stay – travelers will be accommodated with local habitats or community lodges. Accommodating in a home stay trek will grant opportunities for travelers to know the lifestyle, culture of ethnic people.



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Is there Telephone and WiFi internet access along the trekking?

Most of the trekking part you can get telephone service to communicate with your family members and more popular/ well-developed trekking region have internet access too.



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What is the difference between private and group trips?

Private trips are tailor-made itineraries built around your travel dates and personal interests, whereas group trips (which is what most tour companies offer) are pre-packaged and depart on specific dates.

Group

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How much luggage can I take on domestic flights in Nepal?

For mountain flights, you're allowed 5 kg. for carry-on and 10 kg. for checked-in luggage. For non-mountain sector flights, the check-in allowance increases to 20-25 kg.



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How many days should I spend in Nepal for Holidays?

If you're mainly looking to experience Nepal's cultural and natural highlights, you can have a great experience in 5-7 days, where you can visit two regions (likely, Pokhara and Kathmandu).

To get into th

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Are there any extra expenses not include in my trip price?

Personal expenses (tips, soft drinks, bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, donations, and extra snacks, etc) are not included in your trip price. If you're going trekking, the only things you'll need to pay for out of pocket ar

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Can I recharge phone and camera batteries on trek?

Yes, you can recharge them while staying at lodges along the way in minimum cost. It is however advised to carry extra batteries and power bank. While trekking into off the beaten areas with camping/tented accommodation, you ca

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Is there hot Shower and washing facilities available on trek?

It depends on the availability of the Teahouse or lodge you will be staying in . If yes, they will ask for minimum charge.



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Are the trekking guides certified ?

Our guides are well trained, certified guides, having many years' experience in providing customized services, speak very good English. They are trained in First Aid procedures and carry a comprehensive First Aid kit as well.
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Is it expensive to go trekking in Nepal?

There are opportunities for both luxury and budget travel while trekking in Nepal. Cost will also depend on the remoteness of the region and want kind of transport connections you need to take. For example, the Everest Base Cam

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Where are the best places to go trekking in Nepal?

The possibilities are almost endless! Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Circuit, Poon Hill, Annapurna Base Camp and Langtang Valley are five of the most popular. But there are numerous other trails all around the country, short and

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Why is Nepal such a fascinating country for many people?

The Himalayan kingdom of Nepal is a land of scenic mountains, time-worn temples and some of the best walking trails on Earth. It's a small country, but it's rich in scenic splendor and exotic cultures. The people of Nepal are a

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What if I decided to stay more than 60 days in Nepal? Where and what should I do to extend my Tourist Visa?

There's no problem in it. The Immigration Department of Kathmandu or Pokhara can extend the visa for another 30 days and the charge for this is US$ 50. Indeed the visa can be extended for a total of 120 days, an additional 30 d

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How to Enter Nepal?

In order to fly directly to Nepal from your home country, Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu is the only international airport in Nepal. TIA has direct airlink with Osaka, Shanghai, London, Frankfurt, Hongkong,

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What is the national language of Nepal?

Nepal's national language is called Nepali. It is written in Devnagri Script. This script is the same as the one used in Hindi language - the national language of India. There are more than 72 different spoken languages in Nepa

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What's the common form of greeting in Nepal?

It is called Namaste or Namaskar. You can say the greeting in words as well as do it using a gesture. Join your palms together and bring them close to your chest and about 5 to 7 inches below your chin. The word Namaste has man

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What time is it now in Nepal and whatís the phone code?

Nepali time is GMT/UTC plus 5 Hours 45 minutes. Area code for dialing to Nepal: Country Code: 977 Kathmandu City Code: 1 (e.g. 977 1 478111 First three digits is the country code, second is the area code, the last digits are te

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What is the currency of Nepal?

Nepalese currency is spelled as Nepalese Rupees or Rupee (NPR) or Nepali Rupee, and in short it is written NPR or NPR. 100 Paisa equals 1 NPR. Currently Notes of the following denominations are used: 1000, 500, 100, 50, 25, 10,

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Will my Cell phone (mobile phone) work in Nepal?

Please, Contact your service provider and check if Nepal country is included in their 'Global roaming' package. Please note, not all parts of Nepal are covered by the GSM Network in Nepal.



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What are health requirements to visit Nepal?

Nepal does not require any specific immunization for visitors. It is however best to have vaccine before coming to Nepal. Your doctors can advice you on the type of vaccine to be taken to travel to third world countries like Ne

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Getting to Nepal from Tibet

The crossing between Nepal and Tibet via Kodari is only open to organized groups but not to individual travelers heading north. Be prepared with alternative plans if you're thinking about using this route, because landslides re

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