Here are some FAQs; those have been designed to answer any queries about Nepal travel, targeting the people planning a trip to Nepal. The answers to the listed questions are just the general guide to arranging your travel plan and organizing a holiday trip to Nepal from your place. These answers are not with a detailed guide, so you may get a Nepal travel book that can be found in the many book store and shops but always try to find an updated new version that can provide you with factual information. If you don’t see them near your bookshops, don’t worry, you may find them in Nepal.
Where is Nepal?
Nepal is in southern Asia, a landlocked country between India and China. Nepal is a diverse country with a culture, ethnic group, and multi-language. The capital of Nepal is Kathmandu, a city of temples where you can explore the Nepalese traditional artistic beauty, history, culture, and more. It is the country of the Himalayas, having thousands of snowcapped mountains, including the eight highest mountains above eight thousand meters. In Nepal, there are ten world heritage sites UNESCO, including the Lumbini, where the Buddha was born.
How Do People know Nepal?
People know Nepal by the mount. Everest is the world’s highest mountain, and Lord Buddha was born in Lumbini, the eighth highest mountain above eight thousand meters out of the 14 highest mountains in the world. Nepal is also known as a Himalayan country focused on peak climbing. Nepal is also famous for the excellent hospitality of the locals. Besides the mountains, ten world heritage sites, art, architecture, festivals, flora, fauna, and more introduce Nepal.
Can I get a Nepal visa on arrival?
You can get the Nepal entry visa on arrival at the Tribhuwan international airport for most nationalities except some nationalities. You may check our visa informationsection for more information.
Is Nepal safe to travel to?
Yes, Nepal is a very safe country to travel to. We had a massive problem in the 2015 earthquake, which affected Nepalese tourism, so it is not the problem now, and the political issues are delicate. Nepal has no problem with hassling and robbery problem, but traveling alone to the high mountain and touring during the rainy season could be a little risky because of the wet floor.
How to enter Nepal?
You can enter Nepal through the airlines and overland. Nepal has only one international airport, which is in Kathmandu. There are regular flight schedules, and one flight daily from Europe is Turkish Airlines. You can enter overland from the Indian and Tibetan borders by bus and train.
Does the Company provide airport pick-up service?
Of course, we provide airport pick-up service to our clients who have booked the trekking and tour packages. There is not any extra charge for this service. You need to provide your flight detail with the confirmed date.
I am planning a lodge trek in Nepal. What can I expect?
Most of the trekking itineraries have lodges, so it is a popular method of trekking in Nepal. You sleep in a private room with choosing an able food menu during this trek.
How long do we walk on an average day waking?
You usually walk for 6-7 hours, a 10-15 km distance. If you are doing any high passes, you may have to walk 7-9 hours, and when you are trekking at a higher elevation, the waking hours will be shorter, like 3-4 hours per day.
Who will be our guide?
A local Nepalese guide with good English speaking and information guides you to the mountains who are the government license holder. For peak climbing, you will have a well-trained climbing guide (Sherpa) with technical knowledge and a climbing license, and for the city tours and heritage tours, you get a graduated tour guide license holder guide.
How cold will it be in the mountain?
The weather in the mountain is difficult to predict. Generally, it is cooler at night and morning and warmer during the day if there is no wind and clouds. There might be a bit of snow from December to February.
Here is the general information about the average temperature in (Degrees Celsius)
What is the minimum number in a group?
We run the trip for a single person, too, with any dates except our Bhutan tour, Tibet tour, and the unique trekking trails like Manaslu, Mustang, Kanchenjunga, and Nar Phu.
Does Frolic Adventure arrange international flights, domestic flights, hotel booking, transport arrangements, and other services?
Indeed, we arrange domestic flights, hotel bookings, transport arrangements, and other Nepal-related required services. Still, we suggest arranging the international flight on your own we can assist in case you need any assessments during your trip to Nepal with us.
What type of insurance should I get in Nepal? Can I buy an insurance policy in Nepal?
No, you can’t get a travel insurance policy in Nepal, so you need to buy from your place, which should be the area, the elevation targeted, and emergency evacuation covered at any height you will visit.
How safe to the solo woman traveler in Nepal?
Traveling to Nepal with us is very safe for a solo woman. Our staff respects our guests and doesn’t show any harmful activities, and we suggest being kind to the field staff too.
Are there off-the-beaten trekking trails in Nepal?
Some off-the-beaten trekking trails run fewer facilities than the lodges or developing areas. There is no crowd of the massive groups of visitors.
What equipment does the Company provide?
We provide a sleeping bag and down jacket in our lodge-to-lodge package trip and help to rent them for the non-packaged trekking trip on your demand. The personal gears have to bring with you, which you can find in our gear list section with every package.
What is the best time for the trek, tour, and climbing?
Autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May) are the best seasons for trekking in the Nepalese Himalayas and tours. The standard terms can be done for the whole year. Mainly, the climbing season is in spring, but the average peaks can also climb in autumn.
Can I trek in the Himalayas even though I have not done any trek before?
Sure, you can. There are many trekking trails for non-adventurous trekkers, and they might be fit for first-time trekkers. We suggest which the perfect trek is for you.
What are the hygiene standards in Nepal? Do I need to bring medication for diarrhea?
Only the cause of the food, you may have diarrhea in the mountain for some people (not everyone), so it is good if you bring anti-diarrhea medication like Imodium and some rehydration salt packets.
Are the foods and water in the guest house and camp hygienically standard?
Yes, the food supply is hygienic. What you get in the lodges and the water may not be safe if you drink direct the normal water from the tap, spring, and the rivers, so you need to use water purifying tablets and buy boiled water or mineral water.
Are the field staff fully equipped? What about their insurance?
Yes, our guide, porters, and all the crews are fully equipped and well-insured against any accidental problems during the fieldwork.
Is there electricity in the mountains?
Yes, most trekking trails have electricity produced from the small stream or river; they are micro-hydro projects, and where are not the electricity from the micro-hydro, there is solar energy, so you will have the lights and can charge your stuff.
We hope the information provided above works for you, and if you don’t find the queries you would like to ask, please feel free to ask us at any time.