FAQ Questions About Nepal
Where is Nepal?
Nepal is located in South Asia, between China and India, Nepal is one of the most incredible and fascinating places to visit in the World. With an area of 147,181 square kilometers and a population of approximately 27 million, it is located in the Himalayas and bordered by north of china to the southeast and west by India.
This breathtaking country offers unique diverse landscapes with the Himalayan Mountains and hills in the North and flat expensive plains to the south. So if you are looking for someplace for hiking or for some adventurous activities Nepal is an ideal place for you. Known as the Backpacking country in the world.
WHY, is Nepal so popular in the world?
1. The High peaks:
Eight of the world’s highest peaks are located in Nepal. All of the peaks reach over 20,000 Feet. This is the highest mountain range in the world.
2. The Annapurna Region:
This is another great feature of Nepal. Nepal is home to the Annapurna Region which is known for having some of the world’s best trekking routes. There’s also the Lake City of Pokhara and shorter treks for people who walk for short distances.
The Annapurna Region compiles the wettest, driest, and windiest places in Nepal. What makes this trek so special is that you can look up to something new in scenery every day. So this place will surely make your day and will be a source of great joy while living in Nepal.
3. The ultimate Peak of Adventures:
When you are hiking you would surely be not happy without some adventures all around the way. Nepal is the perfect destination for people who are seeking adventures. They would be able to enjoy backpacking, mountaineering, trekking, rafting, wildlife safaris, hot air balloons, paragliding, bungee jumping, Hiking, ultralights, and more.
So these extreme sports can be enjoyed on open grounds enjoy all these and continue your hiking. So you will never be bored and surely it would be a cherishing able experience for you.
4. World Heritage Sites:
When you are on a visit and there is modernity all around without visiting historical sites it will be surely a taste which you would miss. Nepal is home to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites which further adds to the cultural charm. Make sure to check out the various temples, castles, historical inns, and more to experience Old World culture. And you would be surely amazed at seeing all the historic places.
It will be such a fascinating experience to be with all the idols and roam in temples and palaces that were once ground by kings and queens. This is one of the most inevitable experiences that you would surely not miss.
In the world, money is losing its value. Any trip can cost you much above your pocket. So it is difficult for you to organize a trip. But it is not the case in Nepal. Nepal is surprisingly affordable for people from all walks of life. And this is particularly evident if you compare Nepal’s hiking trails to others such as Kilimanjaro or the Inca Trail.
With the food pricing, you could live off of about $20 a day. And you can find a decent, clean hotel room for about $35. So even if you are not rich you can surely enjoy Nepal. Now, this is one of the other main things you should do, and surely you would want to go for a trip and hiking in Nepal and the Himalayas.
There are varieties of people in the world. Different countries treat guests differently. There are few countries that have respect around the world for their hospitality. When the world talks about Nepali people, they are known as extremely friendly warm, and welcoming people. They consider guests and foreigners as a blessing of God. We can understand their hospitality by a common phrase that the Nepalese use while greeting visitors “Guests are God.”
They believe it is their religious and moral duty to provide them relief and comfort and hospitality which the guests rightly deserve. They can even share rooms with you and can share food with you. So by observing the people and their welcoming nature surely you would be forced to come to Nepal again. So while hiking in Nepal you find people of absolutely friendly nature making your visit even more pleasant and unforgettable.
7. Peaceful Country:
Nepal has found the second spot in South Asia after Bhutan to be the most peaceful country. Here you do not have any danger of bomb blasts or terrorist activities. So in fact you are in a danger-free area to go anywhere freely without any fear. This is surely the first thing you would like to know about any country. Safety is your first priority.
8. Special Services for Tourists:
These are special services which are given to tourists and you will find them greatly important for your visit. This is a specialty of the people of Nepal they give you full protocol.
A• All ground transfer, and transportation from Airport to/from the hotel or anywhere.
B• Three times meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner) accommodation for entire trekking Leaders.
C• Necessary equipment like a sleeping bag, down jacket, trousers, and raincoat, mattresses you need during your entire trekking.
D• Necessary porters and all expenses for the trek.
E• Trekking permit, National park fee.
F• Fruits from Kathmandu after your meal as dessert and special sweet dishes.
9. Landscapes and Scenic Beauty:
The most amazing and glamorous features of Nepal and the Himalayas are their scenic beauty and landscapes. Nature has provided it with all the blessings the country can have. From great peaks, mountains, and lakes, green landscapes to extremely distinct birds. From historical places to absolutely modern hotels there is everything that a person can ever desire during hiking. Surely this is a place that should be on your bucket list.
Do I need a visa to travel to Nepal?
All foreign nationals, except Indian Citizens, need visas to enter Nepal.
How do I get my visa?
You need a valid passport, two passport-size photos, and the US in cash.
Where do I apply to get my visa?
The best way to apply for a visa is from the Nepalese diplomatic missions in your home country. The other choice is to get it from the Immigration office at the entry points of Nepal.
What is the currency of Nepal?
Nepalese currency is spelled as Nepalese Rupee, and in short, it is written NRS or RS. Currently, Notes of the following denominations are used: 1000, 500, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5, 2, and 1 rupee. Are there ATM facilities in Nepal?
Yes, in Kathmandu and Pokhara. International credit cards (Master Card, Visa Card, etc.) are also accepted in all leading hotels, shopping centers, bars, and restaurants in Nepal.
When is the best time to travel to Nepal?
The weather is probably the best guide for deciding when to plan your trip to Nepal. The best time to visit Nepal is between September to November and between February to May.
What is the national language of Nepal?
Nepal’s national language is called Nepali. It is written in Devnagri Script. This script is the same as the one used in the Hindi language – the national language of India. There are more than 72 different spoken languages in Nepal. It is also the official language of Nepal.
How difficult are the treks?
The difficulty of the treks depends on the region of the trek and its duration. Shorter treks tend to be easier while longer ones require some physical fitness.
What is the Tea House Trek?
Tea House Trek – is a trek during which at the end of each trekking day you stay overnight in Tea Houses. “Ace vision Nepal” also organizes Camping Treks during which you stay overnight in tents that our guides will set up for you and food during such treks will be cooked by our experienced cook.
What can I expect from Tea House?
Tea House is a combination of a guest house, restaurant, and social hang-out. Many year’s experiences of “Ace Vision Nepal” in the field of organizing various treks in Nepal assures you that we have chosen for our treks the cleanest and most hygienically kept Tea Houses with a friendly atmosphere and the best views. Most of the Tea Houses have running water facilities. Many of them have hot water available for bathing.
What facilities we will have in the Tea House?
Private rooms are available in most tea houses except for high-altitude ones. We share bathrooms in the Himalayan. Most of the Tea Houses have running water facilities.
Where do we eat our meals and what kind of food is available?
During a Tea House trek, you will have breakfast and dinner in the Tea House; lunch will be eaten at one of the trailside restaurants. During a Camping Trek, all food will be cooked by our experienced cook. Every Tea House serves the traditional Nepali meal Dal Bhat (rice and lentil soup).
All Tea Houses on our routes have a variety of different food items, such as rice, vegetables, noodles, potatoes, and soup. Many of them have western food on the menu. Soft drinks, snacks, and beer are available in most of the Tea Houses and trailside restaurants.
What happens in case of an emergency?
“Ace vision Treks & Tours” is prepared for any emergency situation and knows how to handle it. Our guides, are well-trained in first aid and deal with most of the basic ailments that occur during a trek. Every client should have his/her own insurance before coming to Nepal in case of an emergency.