Nepal is accessible by air and by road.
Air: Tribhuvan International Airport (Kathmandu) is the only international airport in Nepal.
Land: Political and weather conditions permitting, there are six main entry points into Nepal by land: five from India and one from China. There is also direct bus service between New Delhi (India) & Nepal.
Tribhuvan International Airport is the only international airport of Nepal. Immigration Office, TIA (Tribhuvan International Airport) under Department of Immigration has been facilitating tourists flying to Nepal by providing Visa on Arrival. ‘On Arrival’ visa procedure is very quick and simple. You can expect some queues during peak Tourist season. If you wish to skip those queues, you can also consider getting Visa from Nepalese Diplomatic Missions stationed abroad prior to your arrival. Choice is yours.
If you have obtained visa from Nepalese Diplomatic Missions, then you must enter Nepal within six months from the visa issued date. Your total stay is counted starting from the day you enter into Nepal.
Visas obtained on Arrival at the Entry and Exit points are ‘Tourist Visas’. They bear multiple Re-entry facility. Tourist Visa ‘On Arrival’ is the only entry visa to Nepal. If you are visiting Nepal for the purposes other than Tourism (sightseeing, tour, travel, mountaineering, trekking, visiting friends and families), you should still get ‘ Tourist Visa’ to get into the country. However, you must change the category of visa as per your purpose and length of stay in Nepal from Department of Immigration by producing required documents.
Please note citizens from Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ehhiopia, Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan, Syria and Refugees with travel document are prohibited the on arrival via so you are to acquire Visa prior their arrival from their nearby Diplomatic missions (Embassies/consulates) of Nepal Government.
15 days multiple entries: US$ 30.00
30 days multiple entries: US$ 50.00
90 days multiple entries: US$ 90.00
On the trek in Guesthouses:
Most of the guesthouses are basis and on twin / triple sharing basis with small neat and clean rooms and common toilets. The common toilets may be either inside the lodge or located outside the lodge and at times the cleanliness standards may be lower than those you normally expect. At higher altitudes the quality of these guesthous3es is not good.
- Food is provided from the kitchen of the same guesthouse. At higher altitudes the choice of food is limited.
- We will provide comical purified drinking water on trek. If you wish drink bottle or boiled water from Tea house lodge you have to pay for this directly.
- How shower facility is available on most of the lodges on extra cost. If you wish to have hot shower it will cost approximately Rs. 500 per shower (approximately US$5)
The trek is strenuous and involves walking 6~7 hrs daily (more on few days). Previous walking experience on high altitude is helpful. The highest altitude that we attain on this tour is 5,416 m / 17,764 ft. We do not recommend this tour to people with chronic problems like epilepsy and those related to blood pressure or heart.
Baggage & Porters:
- Baggage allowance of 20kg (including hand carry) is permissible on Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu flight.
- Duffel Bag (Water proof).
- Sleeping bag & Down Jackets will be provided on a returnable basis on Request.
- The personal luggage along with sleeping, bag, down jacket should be packed in duffel bag or kit bag.
- Porters or mules will carry all personal luggages up to a maximum of 15 kg per person. Clients are expected to carry only a small rucksack while camera, pack lunch etc.
- If the client wishes to hire a porter so that he can walk along with the client, then an extra porter can be arranged on the spot for which the client must make an extra payment. The approximate cost for an extra porter will vary between $ 20 to $ 25 per day. We do not give a rider pony or yak to the clients.
This tour takes us through remote regions where professional medical help may not be available. We carry with us a comprehensive medical first ~ aid kit advised by doctor. Our tour leaders, though not qualified medically, are all competent to give first aid if and when required. It would be advisable to speak to your Tour leader in case of any health problems that you may face on the tour.
Any medical and evacuation expenses incurred for the client will have to be borne by that person only. (All the participants have to keep some contingency amount as a backup at home for this kind of emergency).
Day temperatures average between 10 degree C to 20 degree C and night time temperatures can drop to below 5 degree further to below 0 degree in different altitude.