NEPAL

NEPAL

NEPAL Travel Guide

Nepal is a landlocked country located in Southern Asia, bordered by China in North and India, East-west and south. It lies in the Himalayas and contains eight of the world’s fourteen highest mountains. And also one of the world’s highest lakes. Nepal has a traditional economic system. The majority of the population engages in agriculture. The government system is a federal parliamentary republic; the chief of state is the president, and the head of government is the prime minister.

NEPAL FACTS

  • Second Richest country in the water resources
  • Recognised national languages: 123 +
  • Ethnic groups: 12+
  • Religion: 6+

When to go to Nepal

It rains in Nepal from June to September, washes the roads, and hides the mountain scenery. The best months for mountain holidays in Nepal are late September to early December. The major Hindu festivals Dashain and Tihar fall during the time of October November. Another season is Spring, March to early June.

Requirements for Entry:

  • Passport must have six months or more validity remaining at the time of entry
  • Nepali authorities generally allow entrance on an emergency passport printed overseas
  • Visa appropriate for purpose of travel

Regular Tourist Visas:

  • If you will arrive by air, either apply for a visa at a Nepalese embassy or consulate before traveling or purchase a tourist visa upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.
  • If you are arriving by land, you are responsible both for obtaining a visa and going through the necessary immigration formalities.
  • Tourists can purchase a tourist visa at the following land border points of entry:
    • Kakarvitta, Jhapa District – Eastern Nepal
    • Birgunj, Parsa District – Central Nepal
    • Kodari, Sindhupalchowk District – Northern Border– for group tourists only
    • Belahia, Bhairahawa – Rupandehi District, Western Nepal
    • Jamunaha, Nepalgunj -Banke District – Mid-Western Nepal
    • Mohana, Dhangadhi -Kailali District – Far Western Nepal
    • Gadda Chauki, Mahendranagar -Kanchanpur District- Far Western Nepal

Visa and cost for the tourists

  • 15 days multiple-entry tourist visa (the US $30)
  • 30 days multiple-entry tourist visa (the US $50)
  • 90 days multiple-entry tourist visa (the US $125)
Visa fees are payable in U.S. dollars. While money-changing and ATM services are available at the airport, credit card payment is not a reliable option, and ATMs occasionally malfunction.

Visa Extend:

  • The Department of Immigration headquarters in the Kalikasthan neighborhood of Kathmandu is the only office that can extend both tourist and non-tourist visas.
  • The Immigration Office in Pokhara can only extend tourist visas. Visitors should apply to extend their visas before the expiration date.
  • Long overstays beyond the expiration date can result in heavy fines, arrest, and detention pending formal deportation proceedings, followed by a ban on re-entry.

Requirements for Exit:

  • You must have a valid visa before you will be allowed to depart Nepal. If your visa has expired, you must extend your visa before you will be allowed to depart.
  • The Immigration Office at Tribhuvan International Airport is not authorized to extend visas.
  • Some U.S. citizens who have tried to extend their visas at the airport have been sent to the Immigration Office in Kathmandu to pay the extension fee and, as a result, have missed their flights.
  • If you renew or replace your passport at the Embassy in Kathmandu, you will need to ask the Department of Immigration to transfer your Nepali visa by pasting a new visa into the new passport.

Major Festivals

Immerse yourself in Nepali culture by attending one of the country’s festivals:
  • January: Maghey Sankranti
  • February : Loshar, Maha Shivaratri
  • March: Maha Shivaratri – Pashupatinath (sometime may fall in March)
  • April: Bisket Jatra – Bhaktapur, Nepali New Year – Nationwide
  • May: Bisket Jatra – Bhaktapur  (sometime may fall in May) Rato Machhendranath – Patan, Tiji Festival – Upper Mustang Only
  • August/ September: Indra Jatra – Kathmandu
  • September/ October: Dashain – Nationwide
  • October/ November: Dipawali/ Tihar – Nationwide , Mani Rimdu – Tengboche

NEPAL's Trips

Find out trips that suits your interests, tastes, and budget.

  • Trekking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Offered Trek
  • Luxury Holidays
  • Climbing and Expedition
  • Tour
  • Add-Ons Trips

Why travel with apex asia holidays

Since 2015, we have operated unique itineraries and happy trips that are a once-in-a-lifetime experience. We focused on the fun factor and challenged you aptly to reach that great feeling of personal accomplishment while enjoying the company of like-minded travelers.

Make your journey fruitful by choosing to travel with a local company. We know each holiday is different. With the guidance of our travel experts and first-hand experience, we can customize every element of your holiday. We create travel packages that transcend our clients’ expectations. We invite you to discover what you’ve been missing. These are some of the difference that makes All-Travel unique.

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While traveling in a small group of up to 15 people gives an opportunity of making lifelong friendships. We can appreciate more intimate, personal connections, share experiences, and cherish memories.

Local Guides

Join a small group of like-minded travelers that, like you, are eager to safely and confidently experience all the things that make our world worth exploring.

While traveling in a small group of up to 15 people gives an opportunity of making lifelong friendships. We can appreciate more intimate, personal connections, share experiences, and cherish memories.

Health and Saftey

Your safety is our top priority. Our trained and experienced team is always concerned with providing fresh and hygienic food, keeping First Aid, 24/7 communication services, and more. Before commencing the trek or tour, we always make sure whether the clients have good enough equipment, clothes or not.

Responsible for Tourism

Responsible tourism is significantly important because it becomes the responsibility of each individual in the tourism industry. Our dependency is on the existing environment we talk about business or livelihood. We focused on our policy to organize outdoor packages that leave less carbon footprint as possible.

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