Nepal Travel FAQ called frequently asked questions with an answer on particular subjects. Visitors should know general information about the travel destination and its law, culture, festival, dress code, health, nature, history, location, and beautiful places. Let’s learn different subjects in below.
Where is Nepal?
Nepal located between India and China in South Asia.
Why is Nepal popular for travelers?
Nepal is a landlocked Himalayan kingdom with eight of the ten highest peaks, including Mount Everest (8848 m). An attraction of the Himalayas, home of Gurkha, Sherpa village, Lumbini, the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama (623 BC), and the Living Goddess Kumari. There are diverse landscapes, plural culture, multi-linguistic, religious harmony, and friendly people. Four world heritage sites for the regular and spiritual tour, recreation and adventure tourism are fascinating. There are hiking, tour, wildlife safari, rafting, skydiving, paragliding, and hunting reserve. Guests are as like as God in Nepal.
How is the political situation in Nepal?
There are 169 registered political parties and 88 political parties took part in the parliamentary and provincial election in 2017. After the 3% threshold, there are only 5 parties. There also done village body and municipality elections in 2017. Nepal is a peaceful country with a president, prime minister and a new constitution (Aswin 3, 2072 BS).
Can I get Nepal visa on arrival?
Nepal visa on arrival is possible. Kindly fill a form with two passport size photos and visa fees. However, people of Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan, and Syria do not get Nepal visa on arrival.
How to enter Nepal?
Visitors can take international flights to Visit Nepal. Nepal Airlines, Air Arabia, Air China, ArkeFly, Bahrain Air, Biman Bangladesh, China Southern Airlines, China Eastern, Dragon Air, Druk Air, Etihad Airways, GMG Airlines, Gulf Air, Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, Jet Lite, Korean Air, Pakistan International Airlines, Qatar Airways, Silk Air, and Thai Airways fly to Kathmandu Airport. A tourist from India can travel to Nepal by overland through Kakarbhitta, Birgunj, Belhiya, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Dhangadi, and Mahendranagar border. Tourist can enter from China (Tibet) through Rasuwagadhi border.
Where are the tourist hospitals in Kathmandu?
There are several hospitals in Kathmandu, few of them are below.
Norvic International Hospital, Kathmandu Thapathali, opposite to the Maternity Hospital (Prasuti Griha)
Tel: 977-1-4258554 / 4218230
Grande International Hospital, Dhapasi, Kathmandu, Nepal
CIWEC Hospital Kapurdhara Marg, Kathmandu, Nepal
G.P.O. Box 12895
Phone: +977-1-4424111, 4424242, 4435232
Fax : +977-1-4412590
Vayodha Hospitals, Balkhu Chowk, Kathmandu
P.O. Box no: 992
Phone No: +977-1-4286428
Emergency Direct No:+977-1-2111333
Where is the Tourist Police in Nepal?
Tourist police stations are in Kathmandu and outside, which are below.
Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu (Inside the complex of Nepal Tourism Board)
Ph: 9771424701 or Dial just 1144
Bhrikutimandap (Central Office), Thamel, Basantapur, Pashupati, Swayambhu, Airport, Patan, Bhaktapur, Nagarkot
Kakarvitta, Lukla, Pokhara, Janaki Mandir, Sauraha, Birgunj, Syabrubesi, Dhampus, Ghandruk, Birethanti, Chame, Jomsom, Ghorepani, Belahiya, Lumbini
What kind of service do you have in your office?
We have an arrival and departure of airports with a private car, inform us while booking Nepal trip. We have a professional porter and the government license holder guides for the tour, trekking, climbing, and rafting trip. We have Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Italian, Spanish, French, German, Hindi, and English speaking guides. We book a domestic flight, hotel, tour, city sightseeing, car, rafting, bungee, and hiking.
May I know the electricity in Nepal?
Nepal is used 220-240 volts of power. An installed capacity of electricity is 880 MW. A power cut can be outside Kathmandu during the dry season January to May. The star hotels provide a generator while a power cut.
What is trekking and how high I can go?
Trekking is a walking holiday every day 5 to 7 hours on the mountain trail on foot. Tourist can hike up to 5600-meters above the sea level while on the trek.
Is there ATM and money exchange service in Nepal?
Major cities, such as Kathmandu and Pokhara have ATM and money exchange facility. The money exchangers accept US Dollar, Pound Sterling, Euro, Japanese Yen, Malaysian Ringgit, Qatar Riyal, Chinese Yuan, and Indian Currency. Mountain does not have the facility. Money exchange services are in the banks, including Standard Charted Bank, Himalayan Bank, Nabil Bank, Everest Bank, Nepal Investment Bank, Bank of Kathmandu, and the Global IME Bank.
What is the best time to visit Nepal?
The dry season September to May is the best time to visit Nepal. June to August is a monsoon season.
Which are the most popular places for tourist in Nepal?
Kathmandu, Pokhara, Everest, Annapurna, Rara Lake, Lumbini, Chitwan National Park, Pashupatinath, Muktinath, and Manaslu is the beautiful place for tourist in Nepal.
Do I need travel insurance for Nepal?
Travel insurance is most important while you are in mountain hiking. Take enough medication with own doctor’s advice before Nepal visit.
Is a trekking trip possible on the mountain without prior experience?
Nepal offers a simple to strenuous trekking that suits for all kinds of trekkers. If you really want to tackle the foothills of the high mountain, a prior experience is important.
A woman alone can travel in Nepal?
A woman can travel alone in Nepal without a hesitation, however, visit in a group in the remote area and the cities in the night.
What is a dress code in Nepal?
Take a dress that is not annoying our culture, people, and ethnic norm. Dress well without nudity and the tight clothes.
Are foods hygienic in Nepal?
All the tourist hotels and guesthouses are enough hygienic however street food besides food festival are not recommended. Check cold drinks and packet foods with its sealed and relevant date.
Is there safe from an animal?
Nepal is a developing country and few animals on the street can be dangerous, including sick animals, such as the dog, jackal, snake, pit viper, water buffalo, cow, and ox. Walk only daytime and take care while on the jungle safari and the mountain tour.
What is an illegal work in Nepal?
Prostitution in a hotel, massage center, and the beauty parlor, Killing the cow and endangered animals, trafficking its part, buying marijuana, and other works by the national and international laws are illegal.
Is there a king or president now in Nepal?
Nepal is a youngest republic country with a president and prime minister after 2008.
How many people are killed by cancer in Nepal?
Annually, approximate 21000 people killed by cancer in Nepal.
What is the education system in Nepal?
Two types of the education system, such as private and government are in Nepal. Normally 4 years old children join a school and stay until 16 years old. There are seven universities in Nepal.
What is the marriage age in Nepal?
A marriage age is eighteen for a girl and 20 for a boy, according to the constitution of Nepal.
What kind of meat available in Nepal?
The available meat is a goat, chicken, and water buffalo. Beef also available that is imported.
What is the rarest mammal in Nepal?
Snow leopard, one horn rhino, Royal Bengal tiger, spiny babbler, pheasant, red panda, blue sheep, gharial crocodile, and musk deer are rare mammals in Nepal.