If hiking or trekking at a high altitude (2,500 metres plus), it’s important to be aware of the risks of being in an oxygen-depleted atmosphere. The risks increase as you ascend and trekking itineraries should be built with appropriate time for acclimatisation. This essentially means not climbing more than 300-400 metres in altitude per day […]
It is also important that not only you but the porters and guides you use are insured too. And you might be in for big trouble if something happens and there is no insurance. One of the perks of going through a travel agency is that they will take care of the porter/guide insurance for […]
Getting around is one of the biggest challenges of travelling in Nepal. Distances aren’t great, but the roads are poor and extremely slow, and public buses are crowded and uncomfortable. Tourist buses are available on the main routes, however, and you can always hire a motorcycle, or charter a taxi, car or 4WD vehicle, or […]
Flights to Nepal run from almost every Asian country, with a major emphasis on flights from China and India. Nepal is a popular tourist destination for both India and China, and with the lack of requirements to get into the country, especially from India, it makes it an easy place to go to for a […]
Nepal has four climatic seasons which vary due to topography and altitude. They are Spring (March-May), Summer (June-August), Autumn (September-November) and Winter (December-February). Generally, mid-September to mid-December is the best season for the trekking in Nepal. Most of the trekkers prefer to trek during this season. September is the best month to visit Nepal for […]
A tourist visa can be extended up to 120 days from the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu and Pokhara on request. Then after additional 30 days can be extended from the Department of Immigration on reasonable ground, which ensures one’s departure from the country within 150 days in one visa year.Tourist visas (15/30/90 days) are […]
$26 is the average daily price for traveling in Nepal. The average price of meals in Nepal for one day is $7. The average price of a hotel in Nepal for a couple is $25.