THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TRAVELING NEPAL

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Nepal a country blessed by the natural beauty of high mountain range known as the Himalaya, where world 8th highest 8,000 meters peaks exist to name a few Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Annapurna with an array of lesser peaks. Nepal Travel information we have based on various visiting destinations of immense interest where travelers can enjoy the local impressive culture and colorful custom in the backdrop of high Himalayan Mountains, probably the only country in this planet where two great religions Hindu and Buddhism blends in perfect harmony.

Sagarmatha National Park, Khumbu Region

Nepal also one of the world’s richest countries in terms of bio-diversity due to unique geographical location and varied altitude which makes dramatic changes in climate from one place to another. As the height of Nepal ranges from 60 m above sea level to highest point on earth, Mt. Everest at 8,848 m, within 150 km distance that results into climatic changes from warm sub-tropical- cooler alpine to freezing arctic zone. Nepal a country that occupies only 0.03% of the earth which is home to 02 % of all the flowering plants in the world; 08 % of the world’s population of birds (more than 857 species); 04 % of mammals on earth; 11 of the world’s 15 families of butterflies (more than 500 species); 600 indigenous plant families with 319 species of exotic orchids.

Nepal with an area of 147, 181 sq. km, situated between great giant countries of China in the north and with India in the south, where capital and commercial hub in Kathmandu. Nepal with Population of more than 23 Million and the main national language is
Nepali, where most travel-trade people can understand and speak English to communicate with foreign travelers. After centuries of the monarchy at present Nepal Political System a Republic country with Multi-Party Democracy after royal was diminished past decades ago, a country where travelers can visit in all months of the year.

Nepal with four main seasons (1) spring (2) summer: June to August, (3) autumn: September-November, (4) winter: December-February. An interesting country to visit where People of Nepal has more than 60 ethnic groups and 70  native spoken languages that makes the country interesting with a varied different culture from place to another. Nepal Travel Information provides you with varied holiday destinations as per one interest and time duration in Nepal where one can take cultural and historical sightseeing tour for a few days to a week.

TREKKING IN HIMALAYA REGION:

For adventurous and interested people can join for trekking from less than a week to more facing ever present views of Himalayan peaks and feel the fresh cool mountain air in the comfort of nice lodge and resorts.

Everest Region:

Nepal offers various and wide destinations from the Everest region with a trek to its base camp where trekkers can choose from moderate to adventurous walks. Everest base camp trek of 12-14 days, Everest Panorama of 7/8 days, Gokyo Lake trekking from 10 to 12 days, Gokyo to Everest base camp via Cho la pass trek of 14 / 15 days.

From Jiri Classic trekking to Everest base camp 17-18 days or for adventurous people can join for Everest Three High Passes of 16-17 days treks. Includes both ways flights from Kathmandu to Lukla and back only on few treks to Everest where long overland drive involves.

unset on Mount Everest, 8850m, Solu Khumbu Everest Region, Sagarmatha National Park, Himalayas, Nepal, Asia

Photo:
Christian Kober

Annapurna Region:

One of the most popular trekking and adventure destinations in Himalaya and probably in the world, where one can trek to following places Poon Hill trek of less than a week, Annapurna base camp of 7-8 days, Around Annapurna 14-15 days with more varied areas from popular route to hidden areas of Annapurna.

Other Trekking Region:

Nepal Himalaya offers Langtang valley trek of 7-8 days, Langtang with Gosainkund 13-14 days, Helambu trek of a week, Tamang Heritage Trail of 7-8 days, extends to Manaslu and Tsum valley trekking. For remote corners of Nepal Himalaya where people can choose Makalu and Kanchenjunga base camp of more than three weeks or visit the far isolated country of Dhaulagiri, Upper Mustang, Upper or Lower Dolpo.

Nepal Travel Information on Trekking:

Where all trekkers require TIMS permits (Trekking Information Management Systems) includes National Park and Conservation Area permits fees, all trekking for safe and enjoyable walk must join with reputed Trekking Agency with proper Government License Guide and porters to carry your heavier baggage.

Young Buddhist monk turns to look at the dome of Boudha (Bodhnath) (Boudhanath) Tibetan stupa in Kathmandu, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Nepal, Asia

Photo:
Don Smith

Nepal Travel Information for other interesting places to visit:

Besides trekking where people can visit for a various interesting destination like few overnights enjoying Jungle and Wild-Life Safari at famous Chitwan National Park or Bardiya National Park and Kosi Tappu Wild-Life. All national parks offer enjoyable activities from elephant safari to nature and jungle walks on the lookout for rare and endangered Royal Bengal Tiger, One Horned Rhinoceros, four types of deer, wild boar, pangolin, reptiles from snakes to giant crocodiles (Marsh Mugger and Gharial) with many species of exotic birdlife all in the comfort of nice jungle lodge and resorts.

Adventure Sports another exciting activities to enjoy for a day or more:  

Adventure sports include Bungee Jumping, Para Gliding, Sky Diving, Zip-Flyer, Ultra Light Flights, Mountain flights with the view of Everest. Rafting Himalayan Rivers is another great water sports to enjoy paddling over exciting rapids and bouncy waves or take a mountain bike ride cycling from a day to a week the best ways to observe Nepalese rural farm life and lovely interesting cultures.

White water rafting, Queenstown, South Island, New Zealand, Pacific

Photo:
Robert Harding

Nepal Travel Information transportation services:
While in Nepal the only means of traveling is taking overland journey either in private cars, jeeps, coach and bus or local transportations. Another fastest and scenic way is taking swift and smooth flights to areas of your interest.

Nepal Travel Information on Visa & Passport Condition:

All travelers require valid passport at least six months validity from the return date, for entry visa for Nepal can be obtained from Nepal Consulate or Embassy in your country or upon arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport.  The costs of Nepalese visas with a fee of US$ 20 or equivalent foreign currencies for the first-week duration where one can extend for more and the fees can change as per Nepal Government rules and regulation.

American passport with boarding pass inside
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Tetra Images

Health & Fitness:


All Tours and Trekking require sound health and level of fitness before signing and booking to your choice of local companies, the client should always check with your local Doctor or Physician regarding your health and fitness before the trip departures to Himalayan destinations. It’s solely client’s responsibility to inform Mountain Trails Treks & Adventure of any pre-existing medical condition or disability that might reasonably be expected to increase the risk of your required medical attention, which may affect your capability to travel on the trips booked with the agents of Nepal.

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