If you are planning to travel to Nepal, there are a few things to keep in mind. Firstly, make sure to obtain a visa before arriving in the country, as visas are not available on arrival for most nationalities. Additionally, it is recommended to have travel insurance that covers medical emergencies, as well as vaccinations for diseases like typhoid and hepatitis A. Nepal is a diverse country with many different cultures and religions, so it is important to be respectful of local customs and dress appropriately, especially when visiting religious sites. Finally, keep in mind that the country's infrastructure is still developing, so travel by bus or jeep may be rough and unpredictable, but the stunning natural beauty and warm hospitality of the Nepali people make it all worthwhile.
Getting Visa to travel to Nepal is simple and easy.
You can apply for Nepali visa at your nearest Nepalese embassies and consulates in your own country. But then you can also get it on-arrival Nepali visa at Tribhuvan International Airport, the only international airport in Kathmandu.
If you are traveling to Nepal overland via Tibet or India, you are able to get visas at the following border points.
1) Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)
2) Immigration Office, Birganj, Parsa (Central Nepal)
3) Immigration Office, Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border)
4) Immigration Office, Belahia, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal)
5) Immigration Office, Jamunaha, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Nepal)
6) Immigration Office, Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepal)
7) Immigration Office, Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur, Far Western Nepal)
8) Immigration Office, Rashuwagadi, Rashuwa (Northern Border)
9) Immigration Office, Pokhara (not the entry point)
|For 15 days Multiple entry,Visa, the visa fee is||15 days||US $30 or equivalent convertible currency|
|For 30 days Multiple Entry Visa, the visa fee is||30 days||US $ 50 or equivalent foreign currency.|
|For 100 days Multiple Entry Visa, the visa fee is||90 days||US $ 125 or equivalent foreign currency.|
According to the immigration regulations, a tourist is allowed to stay in Nepal only for 150 days in a year. You can extend the visa up to another 90 days.
US $ 5 or equivalent Nepalese currency per day for extension. Additional US $ 25 or equivalent Nepalese currency on visa fee, if Multiple Entry facility is required for the extended period
Recently, Nepal has also started offering Transit Visa for 3 days free of charge. Moreover, VAT amount are refunded to tourists at the time of their departure provided the latter submit the shopping receipts.
Transit visa for all tourists who visit Nepal for 3 days or less visa is not required.
Tourists with passport from South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations aren’t required to pay visa fee for 30 days.
New government regulation ensures on-arrival visa for all Chinese Citizens in Nepal.
Nepal basically has four seasons: Spring (March-May), Summer (June-August), Autumn (September-November) and Winter (December-February).
However, owing to its varied geography, weather conditions of Nepal vary from one place to another. The higher you give up north, it tends to be cooler whereas the deeper the south you go the hotter it is comparatively.
In the hilly and Himalayan regions, summers are cool and balmy and winters are severe, while in tropical plains of the Terai in the south, summers are tropical and winters are mild. The temperatures in the valleys of Kathmandu and Pokhara tend to be pleasant with average summer and winter temperatures.
The temperature ranges from below zero to 25 degrees in the Hills and Himalayas where as it can reach up to 35 degrees in flat lands of Terai.
The monsoon rain fall occurs during the summer. The average annual rainfall is 1,600 mm, but it varies by eco-climatic zones. Travelling in Nepal is possible throughout the year.
There are multitudes of trekking areas you can visit in Nepal throughout the year. Nevertheless, the best time to do trekking are during spring and autumn. These are also the seasons when many of the biggest festivals of Nepal are observed.
After having three decades of experience in travel industry, Nepal Environmental Treks & Expedition has been successful in establishing good relationships with different hotels all over Nepal. Just like other tourism activities, we book hotels of different categories and standards as per our guests’ interests and budgets. We are very pleased to receive positive remarks from our valued guests who have booked their hotel accommodations through us.
By allowing us the opportunity to book a suitable hotel for you, we aim to save your valuable time and energy. And our prices are undoubtedly reasonable. To avoid unnecessarily fluctuated price on online portal, we are trying to satisfy you on price by offering you reasonable quote based on hotels standards and their service quality.
Payment in hotels, trekking/travel agencies, and airlines are made in foreign exchange. Most of the International Cards including Visa Card, Master Card, JCB, Maestro, Americal Express etc. are widely accepted by hotels, restaurants and leading travel/trekking agents. The receipts may be needed to change left-over Nepalese Rupees into hard currency before leaving the country. However, only 10 percent of the total amount may be converted by the bank. ATM and Debit cards are widely in use in major cities such as Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan, Lumbini etc.
Nepalese Rupees are found in denominations of 1000, 500, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1. One rupee equals 100 paisa. The rate regularly fluctuates and is fixed and published by Nepal Rastra Bank every other day.
Nepal Rastra Bank, the central bank of Nepal has allow to accept the following foreign currencies to make the transaction in Nepal
|1. Indian Rupee||6. Australian Dollar||11. Saudi Arab Riyal||16. South Korea Won|
|2. U.S.Dollar||7. Canadian Dollar||12. Qatari Riyal||17. Swedish Kornad|
|3. Euro||8. Singapore Dollar||13. Thai Bhat||18. Danish Korna|
|4. Pound Sterling||9. Japanese Yen||14. UAE Dirham||19. Hong Kong Dollar|
|5. Swiss Franc||10. Chinese Yuan||15. Malaysian Ringit|
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