1. Why should I go to Nepal?
Out of 14 Highest Peaks in the world, 8 lie in the small and naturally beautiful country of Nepal. As a result, Nepal is known as the country for having the highest peaks in the world. Each year, tourists flock to Nepal for a chance to see these magnificent peaks. The top of the world, Mt. Everest is located in Nepal. Likewise, Nepal offers many grandiose and magnificent mountains; Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Manaslu, Mt, Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri and many more. Not only this, but Nepal is popularly known as the birth of Lord Buddha. No doubt, it is a geographically and naturally made wonderland with vibrant culture, colorful festivals, rich in the wilderness, and plenty of activities for all. Nepal is famous for hospitality with the saying that ‘Atithi Devo Vava’ (Guests are Gods). Also, Nepal is a birthplace of Yoga. There are plenty of reasons to visit Nepal: An experience of a lifetime, trekking in the Himalayas, cultural and heritage places tour, yoga, jungle safari, thrilling adventures in rafting, bird watching and much more.
2. How can I get there?
For Nepal visit, most people come via air. You need to take a flight to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, which is the one and only international airport in Nepal. There are several airlines that operate flights to Nepal; Thai Airways, Qatar Airways, Ethihad Air, Fly Dubai, Turkish Airlines and many more. You will probably connect one of these airlines if you have tickets from any other airlines.
3. What about Visa procedure to enter Nepal?
Every tourist needs a visa to enter Nepal except Indian citizen. In order to get a visa, you need to have an original passport, two passport size photos, and money. You can apply Nepal visa Nepalese Embassy in your home country or one can be obtained upon arrival for Nepal visa.
But nationals from Afghanistan, Iraq, Cameroon, Ghana, Somalia, Swaziland, Palestine, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Liberia cannot secure the Nepalese Visa upon arrival. Please make the process easier by filling out the online form in advance. The visa fee details (as of 2018) are mentioned below:
|Multiple Entry||15 days||US $ 25 or equivalent Nepalese currency|
|Multiple Entry||30 days||US $ 40 or equivalent Nepalese currency|
|Multiple Entry||90 days||US $ 100 or equivalent Nepalese currency|
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4. How to book Nepal Trip?
In order to book any trip to Nepal, you are kindly requested to fill out our online booking form or just simply drop an e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your interest and requirements. As per your wish, we will send a comprehensive trip plan which suits you.
5. Is the Country politically safe and stable?
Nepali is officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, a landlocked country in South Asia. It has many active political parties dominating Republic and Democratic. There might be some disturbance but it doesn’t affect tourism of Nepal. Tourists are completely safe while they are making travel to Nepal.
6. Is it hassle free or do you have airport pick up facilities when I arrive in Nepal?
You will feel completely hassle free when you land in Nepal. Our company representative displaying your name placard will be waiting for you upon your arrival gate. Also, we do provide airport pick up service. You will be safely and comfortably dropped to your hotel from Airport by our team member.
7. If I am going to Tea House Trek what to expect regarding food, accommodation and walking hours?
For the tea house trek, you will sleep in basic guest houses which will be neat and clean, operated by local people. Food is provided from the menu. You will walk approximately 6-7 hours on average.
8. Who will be our Guide in the Mountains?
For the trip, you will have well known experienced, friendly and fluent English speaking local Nepali guide, who will have sufficient knowledge of the Mountains, ethnicity, culture, tradition, locality and much more. They all are well trained from the Government of Nepal, First Aid Training, Eco Trekking workshop etc. Having knowledge of Yoga and Meditation are the basic features of our Guide. They will be in service to provide an experience that encompasses the Body, Mind, and Soul.
9. Does your company help to arrange others besides trekking?
Of course, we do operate many more products. Mainly, our company operates Yoga Trek and Tour, Yoga and Meditation. However, we can also arrange additional cultural tours, internal flight booking, hotel booking, Jungle Safari Tour, White River Rafting, Canoeing, Bird Watching Tour and several additional options. Please inquire if you would like additional services beyond the tours listed.
10. Do I need travel insurance and what should cover it?
Yes, you need travel insurance before you make your trip to Nepal for adventure trekking. It should cover emergency helicopter evacuation, medical expense, loss of gear and natural calamities. You need to leave one photocopy of insurance at the office before you embark on your journey to the Himalayas.
11. Is Nepal safe to travel for the solo traveler, especially women?
Yes, Nepal is absolutely safe for every kind of travelers. They can travel freely as they wish. We have very low crime rates against tourists. Of course, basic safety precautions and procedures should be made while traveling in any foreign country. Do not wear expensive jewelry and not walking alone at night are a couple examples of these basic safety precautions. Nepal is popularly known as the peaceful country in the world. Also, we do take personal responsibility to care for the solo woman traveler during our tours.
12. What is the best time to visit Nepal?
Basically, Spring and Autumn are the best time to visit Nepal, especially for trekking. But, it doesn’t mean that we can’t do trekking in other seasons. Nepal is commonly known for all seasons. From the perspective of perfect weather and temperature, spring and autumn are the perfect time for adventure. For your information, we have a variety of trekking regions in Nepal. According to the season, we can operate different trekking options to suit your needs.
13. Can I do trekking for the first time in my lifetime?
If you are physically and mentally fit enough, it doesn’t matter if it is your first time trekking. You can easily accomplish your trek. We would kindly suggest you not to select difficult trek for your first trek. Choose easy and moderate and can go to a harder trek next time. If you have questions, please ask.
14. Is your company eco-friendly?
We are sincerely committed to preserving our environment and we are running a business but it doesn’t mean that we have the right to harm our surrounding environment. Instead, we organize some programs such as cleaning campaign, awareness programs and more within our local communities and practice good behaviors while on the trail. Our trekking staffs are seriously responsible for the eco-tourism as well.
15. Do you have staffs who are fully equipped and what about their insurance?
Our trekking staffs are fully equipped. BMS Adventure Pvt. Ltd is a company of teamwork. We all are employees. Prejudice is strictly forbidden within our company. Therefore, we are sincere and serious about all staffs and ensure that they all are fully equipped for the trekking.
We know very well that without the co-ordination and help of staffs’ existence of BMS is absolutely impossible. They themselves are boss for BMS. Our staff is insured from one of the genuine insurance company named Neco Insurance Ltd.
16. What do Easy, Moderate, Difficulty, Strenuous mean in the trekking?
These all are terms of grading in the trekking. As per our experience and certain standards, we have divided 4 types of trekking. Here are the details below:
- Easy Treks
As per our standards, trekking up to an altitude of 3000 m are known as the Easy trek. For this trip, you are not required to have any trekking experience and physical preparation before.
- Moderate Treks
For this grade, you will normally cross 4000m above, high altitude passes, 6-7 hours per day walking on average. Therefore, you need to have physical and mental fitness, previous hiking experience.
- Difficult Treks
This will be more tougher and harder than Moderate one. Walking through the rough trekking trails, crossing high passes more than 5000m, crossing glacier, facing high altitude air with a low amount of oxygen, walking 7-8 hours per day. So that, you are required to have previous trekking experience and knowledge for this type of trek. You need to be prepared in Body, Mind, and Soul
- Strenuous Treks
Going above 5000m, difficult terrain, glacier and snow walking. Without a shadow of a doubt, you need to well prepared. Body, Mind, and Soul will play a factor in these treks. For this kind of trek, it would be better to have knowledge and experience of rock and ice climbing, ice axe, crampons, or have completed several difficult treks. It’s quite a challenging, adventurous, high passes trip.
17. Is there Tourist Police in Nepal?
Of course, we do have Tourist police in Nepal who listen to the problem of tourists coming from various countries. They are well trained with the English language and have detailed knowledge to assist the foreigners. If you have any problem and complain during your visit to Nepal, you may easily complain to them. Tourist Police Office are located in the same building of Nepal Tourism Board.
18. Can I bring medication with me?
Yes, you are strongly suggested to bring your essential medication with you during your visit to Nepal.
Hopefully, the above answers satisfy your queries. if not, you are kindly requested to make an e-mail us at email@example.com