Nepal Travel Information

Before travelling for Nepal there are certain things that you need to know and take note of. Like its weather, culture, visa policy, etc. We have collected some important topics that you should know before visiting Nepal.

Nepal is the stunning country in the lap of Himalayas. Though it is small in size, it is full of natural resources and millions of flora and fauna. It is known in the world as a nation of color and contrasts-a hidden Shangri-La of nature, culture and adventure. In the countryside the way of life is still traditional, nature is at its best, high mountains and lush valleys are ideal places for trekking and mountaineering, flora and fauna invites a nature lover for a rendezvous with them.

Before travelling for Nepal there are certain things that you need to know and take note of. Like its weather, culture, visa policy, etc. We have collected some important topics that you should know before visiting Nepal.

Before You Come:

Climate

Nepal’s climate varies from one place to another with the change in its geographical features and alititude. In the north summers are cool and winters severe, while in the south summers are tropical and winters are mild. Nepal has five seasons: spring, summer, monsoon, autumn and winter.

VISA Information

A visa for Nepal can be obtained on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu and at border entry points in Kakadvitta, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Gaddachowki on the Nepal-India border and Kodari on the Nepal-China border. If you want visa before arriving here, then you can visit the nearest Nepal Embassy or Diplomatic Mission.

TIMS Card

For safety purpose, all trekkers must have the Trekkers Information Management Systems (TIMS) Card before trekking. TIMS Card is required to ensure the safety and security of trekkers in the general trekking areas. Some steps are need to be followed to obtain TIMS Card. Click Read More to find out >>> 

Trekking Permit

Trekking Permit is mandatory, if you are trekking on restricted area of Nepal. Restricted areas such as Dolpo, Upper Mustang, Manaslu,Tsum Valley, Nar-Phu, and Kanchenjunga require "trekking permits" (As long as you holding a special restricted trekking permit, a TIMS card isn't required). And in such areas you are not allowed to travel alone, which means you should have at least one guide or porter. 

Entry Fees

In Nepal, you have to pay certain amount to enter Park, Entry fees, museum etc. at the entry point. At different areas Heritage sites or park, you have to pay different amount which is fixed by Nepal Tourism Board. You can pay entry fee before hand at Tourist Service Center, Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu or at the entry point.