Nepal Travel Advise

Are you planning your holiday in Nepal but don’t know from where to start? How to book a trip or How to make an own Itinerary? Please find some general information as Nepal travel advice

Pre- planning trip in Nepal:

Either you are first time traveler in Nepal or already been to Nepal, you have to make sure you have following things are ready for your Nepal Vacation.

  • Passport- you should obtain passport valid at least 6 months or above
  • Few passport sized photos
  • Confirmation of your holiday from your job
  • Check availability of International flight ticket

Nepal Visa information:

Nepal visa is possible to obtain easily at Kathmandu Airport on arrival day and following Visa fees will apply:

  • US$ 30 for up to 15 days Tourist Visa
  • US$ 40 for up to 30 days Visa
  • US$ 100 for Up to 100 days

Please bring cash USD for hassle free Visa fee payment on arrival at Airport, Visa form is available at Airport or handover to you while you are on flight to Kathmandu in order to fill up to be ready

You can get Nepal visa at your home country too if you wish to save some time from visa queue on arrival.

Department of Immigration- Nepal tourist Visa online form

 

Weather season to travel in Nepal:

Nepal is Himalayan country and we have four different weather seasons in a year.

  • Winter season/month: Mid December onward, January and February
  • Spring season/month: March, April, May and Half of June
  • Summer-monsoon season/ Month: Mid June onward, July, August, mid September
  • Autumn season/month: Mid September, October, November and half December

Best weather and recommended trekking, tour and climbing trip in Nepal

Autumn/winter: October, November and till Mid December (more clear weather, blue sky and 95 % is best months. We highly recommend all trekking, tours, climbing during these months.

Spring: Mid March to till Mid June (Clear weather, blue sky but sometime rain/weather change- 90 % is best months). We recommend all trekking, tours and climbing during these months.

Winter months: Mid December onward to till February( chance of rain but not frequently, most probably snowing above 3500m), we highly recommend short, easy and lower altitude trekking or just easy tours, adventure tours for this period. We recommend only some few treks, tours during this timeframe such as: Short and easy treks in Nepal, Easy tours in Nepal, Adventure tours in Nepal

Summer months: Mid June onward to till mid September (chance of heavy rainfall, cloudy weather, not recommended to travel in Nepal in this time period)

Trekking and tour in Nepal is not highly recommend in summer months, however if you have vacation available only on those months, still we can organize trekking, tour in any parts of Nepal but weather is not like Autumn and spring season.

Due to rain shadow area, some trekking area of Nepal especially Upper mustang and Upper dolpo is possible areas for trekking even in summer months. So we still recommend following trekking in summer months:

Mustang trekking
Upper mustang Dhamodhar Lake Trek
Upper dolpo trek

Nepal trek advice-How to choose right trekking package for lifetime experience?

According to your interests, requirements and suit to your Vacation timeframe, there are numbers of trekking, tours and adventure tour available in this website, you have plenty options to choose and enjoy for unforgettable holiday of a lifetime. For your useful Nepal trek advice, please check different options we have.

Popular trekswe have listed all most popular trekking routes of Nepal especially lodge/ tea house facilitate trekking areas such as Annapurna trekking, Lang tang trekking, Everest trekking, Mustang trekking and Manaslu trekking.

Luxury treksOur luxury treks are targeted for those trekkers, who wish to have comfortable, luxurious and high standard of hotels, resorts or comfortable lodges trekking in Nepal. Our Luxury treks are available for Annapurna and Everest region and also we organize helicopter trekking service for langtang, Everest and Annapurna. So our luxury treks part is all about comfortable and enjoyable trekking experience in Nepal Himalaya.

Short and easy treks: our short and easy treks are useful for those trekkers, who have short holiday in Nepal or who wish to have short trekking experience or those who wish to start beginning trek in Nepal. Our short and easy treks are useful for all level of age group trekkers. Also short and easy treks are best suitable for winter too.

Camping treks: highly recommend those who have long holiday over 2 weeks or so and would like to trek in more remote and rural areas of Nepal where lodges facilities are not available and we have to do full tented (camping) trek. But this type of camping trek is one of best experience of real trekking in Nepal. Foods are prepared by our expert cook and we provide quality tented accommodations during trek.

New treks: if you are looking for less trekkers trekking trail or off the beaten track route in Nepal, there are plenty of new trekking routes not available and you can explore one of them.

Festival treks: there are two major religious festivals is celebrated in Himalayan area of Everest and mustang. Trekking to Everest base camp and watching Mani rimdu festival or trek to upper mustang and watching Tiji Festival, both of lifetime experience. Come and join with us.

Trekking & Climbing: planning for some peak climbing or planning for highest mountain to climb? If so please come to Nepal and join us for some exciting and lifetime challenge. We organize trekking to base camp of mountain and take you to the top of peaks as well, this is we called trekking and climbing trip.

Easy tours: not interested for trekking? But still interested to visit Nepal? Easy tours may be suitable here. Our easy tours is not walking trip and this is all driving and flying tour from one city to another or from one place to hilly area of Nepal for finest sun set to sun rise and views of cities and incredible mountains without any hard trekking. Suitable for all aged people.

Adventure tourstrekking, touring and climbing peaks are not only attractions of Nepal, there are many other adventures trip you may explore. Nepal is popular destination for Jungle safari, Paragliding, Mountain flight, Bunjy jumping, River rafting. NTTA put together all these adventures activities in one itinerary for your easy planning of all in one program trip in Nepal. Our Adventure tours including short trek, rafting, paragliding, bunjy jump, mountain flight, jungle safari and more. If you would like to do all these adventures within a short timeframe, we have designed few itineraries according to that.

How to book a trek or trip and end with?

Booking a trek or trip with us is very simple. After you visited our website, you have plenty of ideas which treks, tours or trip is suitable for your interest, requirement and time period. Based on that you could start planning below:

  • First check your international flight availability, get approved leave from Job or own company
  • Send us a e-mail mentioning your detailed travel date( arrival date & Departure date), interests, requirements
  • We will provide detailed information including complete trip package that meet your exact requirements with booking terms and payment procedures
  • Make booking confirmation deposit payment and confirm your trip
  • Welcome greet by our guide on arrival in Nepal and start your trip
  • Enjoy your trip, get lifetime experience and leave with cherish memories of Nepal

Pre- planning of Nepal trekking or peak climbing:

Once you have booked particular treks, climbing trips or just easy tours, we highly recommend to be preparing following things before you arrive to Kathmandu.

  • Make sure your visa to Nepal, fees, passports are ready
  • Make sure clothing’s/gears are OK for Nepal treks/ peak climbing
  • Get full information regarding money exchange, Airport transfers, guide, porters, tipping and more info regarding treks, adventures you have booked
  • Start maintains your physical condition for trekking and climbing trip.
  • Daily of one- two hour walking, cycling, jogging, playing tennis, running is best preparation if you are doing trekking or climbing or at least of daily one hour walking in hilly area up and down is necessary.

Nepal Travel Insurance

It is also highly advice that you should have proper travel insurance for any treks in Nepal specially trekking above 4000m or climbing trip, you should have full Nepal travel Insurance that cover following expenses:

  • Unexpected expense due to flight delayed either international or domestic due to bad weather
  • Unexpected expenses due to sick or any physical problem during trek
  • Medical expenses including hospital fees if you are injured, sick during trekking in Himalayas
  • Most important- you should have full Helicopter Evacuation insurance if you are trekking above 4000m, make sure your insurance cover minimum of US$ 8000 to maximum of US$ 18,000 for Emergency helicopter Evacuation during trekking in Himalaya because of serious injury, serious sickness or any physical hazards due to weather problem

Design Own itinerary?

Despite of more than 100 trekking, touring and adventures tours, trekking & climbing itineraries we have, sometime you are able to find right itinerary that fulfill your actual interests or requirements. In this case we never force you to follow our set itinerary and would encourage you to design your itinerary yourself.

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