Here are some FAQs; those have been designed to answer any queries about Nepal travel, which are targeting the people who are planning a trip to Nepal. The answers to the listed questions are just the general guide to arranging your travel plan and organising a holiday trip to Nepal from your place. These answers are not with the 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 find them near your book shops, don’t worry you may find them in Nepal.
Where is Nepal?
Nepal is in southern Asia which is a landlocked country between India and China. Nepal is a diverse country with a culture, ethnic group, and multi-language. The capital city of Nepal is Kathmandu which is 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 8 highest mountains above eight thousand meters. 10 world heritage sites of UNESCO including the Lumbini where the Buddha was born also is in Nepal.
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 8 highest mountain above eight thousand meters out of the 14 highest mountains in the world. Nepal is also known as a Himalayan country and is focused on peak climbing. Nepal is also famous for the good hospitality of the locals. Besides the mountains, 10 world heritage sites, art, architecture, festivals, flora, fauna, and more things introduce Nepal.
Can I get a Nepal visa on arrival?
Yes, 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 huge problem in the 2015 earthquake which affected Nepalese tourism so it is not the problem now and the political issues are fine. There is no problem with the hassling and robbery problem in Nepal but travelling alone to the high mountain and travelling 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 airline. You can enter overland from the Indian borders and Tibetan borders by bus and train.
Does the Company provide airport pick up service?
Of course, we provide the airport pick up service to our clients who have booked the trekking and tour packages with us. 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 the trek 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 walk 6-7 hours normally which is 10-15 km in distance. If you are doing any high passes, you may have to walk 7-9 hours and when you will be trekking in the 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 with the 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 having technical knowledge and a climbing license and for the city tours and heritage tours, you get a graduated and tour guide license holder guide.
How cold will 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 (Degree Celsius)
What is the minimum number in a group?
We run the trip for an individual single person too with any dates except our Bhutan tour, Tibet tour, and the special trekking trails like Manaslu, Mustang, Kanchenjunga, and Nar Phu.
Does Frolic Adventure arrange international flights, domestic flights, hotel booking, transport arrangements, and other services?
Surely, we arrange a domestic flight, hotel bookings, transport arrangements, and other Nepal related required services but 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 the travel insurance policy in Nepal so you need to buy from your place which should be the area and the elevation targeted and emergency evacuation covered at any height that you are going to visit.
How safe to the solo woman traveller in Nepal?
It is very safe for the solo woman to travel to Nepal with us. We and our staff respect our guests and don’t show any bad activities and we suggest being kind to the field staff too.
Are there off the beaten trekking trails in Nepal?
There are some off the beaten trekking trail which are running fewer facilities than the lodges or developing areas. There are 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?
Basically, autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May) are the best seasons for trekking in the Nepalese Himalayas and tours. The normal tours can be done for the whole year. Mainly the climbing season is in spring but the normal peaks can climb during the autumn too.
Can I trek in the Himalayas even though I have not done any trek before?
Sure, you can. There are lots of 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 the diarrhoea?
only the cause of the food, you may have diarrhoea in the mountain for some people (not to everyone) so it is good if you bring anti-diarrhoea medication like Imodium and bring some rehydration salt packets.
Are the foods and water in the guest house and camp hygienically standard?
Yes, the foods supply is hygienic what you get in the lodges and the water may not safe if you drink direct the normal water from the tap, spring, and the rivers so you need to use water purifying tablets, 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 of any accidental problems during the fieldwork.
Is there electricity in the mountains?
Yes, most trekking trails have electricity which is produced from the small stream or river, they are micro-hydro projects and where are not the electricity of the micro-hydro, there is solar energy so you will have the lights and can charge your stuff.
Hope the information provided above works for you and if you didn’t find the queries that you would like to ask, please feel free to ask us at any time.