FAQ's

1. How do I getting into Nepal?

one can get nepal through several ways:

By Road:

There are several entry points by land route mainly from Nepal / Indian borders; a) Kakarvita, b) Birgunj c) Bhairahawa d) Nepalganj e) Dhangadhi f) Mahendranagar Scheduled public as well as tourist buses run to and from Kathmandu.

By Air:

When you plan to fly directly to Nepal from you home town or country, Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu is only International Airport in Nepal. There are regular flights from Osaka, Shanghai, London, Frankfurt, Hongkong, Singapore, Bangkok, Dubai, Delhi, Calcutta, and Vanarasi to Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. The available Airlines that get you to Nepal are Indian Airlines, Thai International, Bangladesh Biman, China Southwest Airlines, Druk Air, Quatar Airways, PIA- Pakistan Airlines, Gulf Air, Sahara Airlines, Jet Air, Silk Air and Etihad Airways.

2. What do I need to get my visa? Where do I apply?

Except Indians and Chinese all foreigners require visa to enter Nepal. You need a valid passport, two passport size photos and money. You can apply for visa in the Embassy of Nepal in your country. Or you can get it upon arrival at the airport.

3. When is the best time to Visit 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. It catches up once again between mid-February and mid-April. From mid-June to early October, it's the monsoon, during which time it rains almost every day and most of the Himalayas are hidden behind the clouds.  In short, plan to visit Nepal between October and May, keeping in mind that October-November and February-March are the best times.

4. Do I need travel insurance?

Yes, travel insurance is compulsory. You are required to purchase comprehensive travel insurance before travelling with us. Please make sure that you know exactly what you are covered for. Make sure that your travel insurance covers trip cancellation insurance, general medical expenses, and hospitalizations.

5. Will I need visas?

Yes; All foreign nationals, except Indian Citizens need visas to enter Nepal.

If you are joining us for Tibet and Bhutan tour, you only make your Nepal visa, remaining visa of Tibet or Bhutan would be made by the travel company, us, thus you would not have to make your Tibet and Bhutan visa if you are entering these countries from Nepal side.

6. Who will pick me up at the Airport?

Our Airport Representative will come to the airport to pick you up. Outside of Terminal Hall, he/she will be displaying a play card with your name on it. Then you will be transferred to hotel and later to our office.

7. What will be the accommodations like?

We use 3 star standard or similar categories hotel on our trips. They are will all the modern facilities, rooms are with attached bath, 24 hours hot/cold water running, back up light if case of no electricity as it is usual at dry season, free WI-FI and internet access.

8. How safe is Nepal? Are we safe on those trips (robbery, kidnappings, etc...) due to?

Nepali believes that “guests are God” so no need to worry about the safety matter. Although you will be careful about it and always consult your guide.

However, you are under our care on any trips you would be joining us so do not have to worry.

9. What is the local Currency & Foreign Exchange?

The local Nepalese currencyis Nepalese Rupees. Nepali Rupee notes come in Rs. 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 25, 50, 100, 500, 1000 denominations. Coins come in 5 paisa, 10p, 25p, Rs. 1, 2 and 5 denominations.

US Dollar, Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Euro and GB Pound are widely accepted currency in Nepal.

Foreign currencies must be exchanged only through banks or authorized money exchangers. Visitors can exchange foreign currency at the foreign exchange counter at the airport upon arrival. Normally Banks and money changers open mostly from 9 am to 5 pm.

 Besides, you can use ATM facilities in Kathmandu & Pokhara

10. What kinds of banking facilities in Nepal?

Nepal has modern banking facilities and some international banks even have offices in Kathmandu. Almost all foreign currencies along with credit cards such as American Express, Visa, and Master card are accepted in Nepal.

11. How is the tour transport like?

On our every tour, we use deluxe private transport so it isvery comfort and convenient as per the tourist requirements. And depending on the group size, car (3 seated), Toyota Van (6 seated and 12 seated), Coaster Bus (22 seated) would be used.

Depending on the tour you choose, you might have to use tourist bus for long distance drive which is comfortable and the best tourist vehicles available in Nepal.

12. What about Phone Facilities?

Every cities and most of village you will visit, there has a local phone booth available. If you are in Kathmandu, in Pokhara or in Chitwan, you could find the cheapest internet phone to call to your friends, family back home- Always ask a Rate before making any calls!!!

Phone calls are relatively cheaper in Nepal.

13. Are your staffs equipped/trained & insured?

Yes! Our guides and porters are fully equipped. Actually we are working in a team. We all are boss and we all are workers.  We know there will no longer AA without the good staffs. AA protect rights of the all our staffs and fully insured. We provide one of the best informative guides for your holidays who can explain about Culture, Geography, Eco system, Plants and History. Some are multi lingual also.

14. How safe touring with your company for an individual women?

We ensure all safety and security for individual woman travelers while with us, we are more responsible for these kinds of issues. So we have trained our guide’s staffs, the way our clients want. We have been organizing private treks, tours to solo women travelers since our establishment, we have trained our guides especially on this regards so do not hesitate to join us. We assure you our great safety during your trip with us.

15. I’m travelling alone – is a group tour right for me? Who will I share a room with?

Although some people travel on our tours with friends or partners, many people come alone, perhaps because their friends have different interests or budgets.

Although you may begin the tour alone, by the end of the tour you will have many new friends for life. Solo travelers will usually be roomed with other group members of the same gender. Single supplements are available on our entire trips with additional cost.

16. Are there any Tourist Police in Nepal?

A Tourist Police is located near the Nepal Tourism Development Board's Office.

Address and phone:

 

Tourist police Bhirkutimandap +977-01-4247041, +977-01-6213591
Tourist police Thamel  +977-01-4700750
Tourist police Basantapur  +977-01-4268969, +977-01-4269452
Police Head HQ Operation Naxal  +977-01-4412780, +977-01-4411549
Police Control Ranipokhari  100, 120, 130
   

Email address:

 

Tourist Police Kathmandu policetourist@nepalpolice.gov.np  
Tourist Police Pokhara touristpolicepokhara@nepalpolice.gov.np  
Tourist Police Belahiya Rupandehi touristpolicebelahiya@nepalpolice.gov.np

If you still have any questions or confusion, please email us!


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