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Nepal Travel FAQS
HOW DO I GET IN TO NEPAL?
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 run to and from Kathmandu. There is entry point from Tibet/ Nepal Boarder (Kodari), if you are traveling through Tibet (China).
Some of the major International Airlines are operating scheduled services to Nepal directly or indirectly For more Details click here
HOW DO I 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. For more details Click here
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. You will be transferred to hotel.
WHAT WILL BE THE ACCOMMODATIONS LIKE?
We use modern, well-located hotels in Kathmandu, Pokhara and other major cities as per your standard of tour.
HOW SAFE IS NEPAL?
Nepal is the safest place to travel for tourists as they are regarded as god by Nepalese people.
HOW IS THE WEATHER?
Since the country extends from low altitude to high, it is often hard to predict the weather. But generally, the temperature ranges from 200C to 50C between 1000-3500m. At higher altitude, it is 200C to minus 100C in winter.
WHAT IS THE CURRENCY & FOREIGN EXCHANGE?
The US dollar is the most widely accepted currency. 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.
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 open from 9 am to 3 pm. Besides, you can use ATM facilities in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
DO I NEED TRAVEL INSURANCE?
Travel insurance is highly recommended.