Do I need a visa to travel Nepal?
All foreign nationals, except Indian Citizens need visas to enter Nepal. To
apply for a visa you will need a valid passport, two passport size photos and
Where do I apply to get my Visa?
The best way to apply for visa is from the Nepalese diplomatic missions in your
country. The other choice is to get it from Immigration office at the entry
points of Nepal.
What if I decided to stay more than 60 days in Nepal? Where and what should I do to extend my Tourist visa?
There is no problem in it. The Immigration department of Kathmandu or Pokhara
can extend the visa for another 30 days and the charge for this is US$ 50.
Indeed the visa can be extended for a total of 120 days, an additional 30 days
visa may be granted on reasonable grounds from the Immigration Office.
Nevertheless, tourist cannot stay in Nepal under tourist visa for more than 150
Can I charge Camera batteries along the trek?
Yes, most of the places, you can charge batteries along the trek (per hour US$ 2-3 for charging) while you are doing Trek in Everest region.
Is it ok to take photographs of people of Villages?
Yes, it is ok and they really get a kick out of seeing themselves in print. So
if you take photographs, please take copies and post them back that will make
sure they get delivered back to the people on one of your treks. But it is better
to take permission from them before t taking photographs. Sometimes they may
angry in taking photos without asking them.
Do I have to tip my guide/porter?
Your porter/guide should not 'ask you' for anything, however at the end of your trek if he has done a good job and you feel he warrants a thank you, by all means give him something.
How fit do I have to be for Trekking?
No, you do not have to be a marathon runner or training for the Olympics. But
you do have to be fit and healthy. Depending on your walking/trekking speeds,
you may have to trek for 5 to 7 hours per day on a trek, and no mountaineering
skills needed, to do trek.
When should I book my trek?
Book early! You should contact us as soon as possible. We would be happy to help
you choose the Trek that is right for you. Feel free to contact us.
How do I book my trek?
Tour/Trek can be booked from anywhere in the world. Booking can easily be made
online using our secure booking engine accessed from each tour page on this
website. You can contact our office by phone, fax or by email. Please email us
for further information if you’re unsure how to book with us.
Are there any age restrictions?
No, there are any age restrictions. We can be designed trek for children/teenager/
pensioner. For children and pensioner, we offer short and easy trek around
Kathmandu and Pokhara Valley. For adult and teenager, we offer moderate to hard
trek, like Everest Base Camp/ Manaslu/ Dolpa/ Mustang/ Annapurna/ Langtang etc.
Do I need travel insurance?
Yes. Insurance is compulsory on all trek regions for your safety.
Can I make my trek longer?
Yes, it is our pleasure. Just let us know what you would like and we will do our best to help you. We never force our clients to follow our set itineraries. We can make our itineraries flexible accordingly client’s interest.
What kind of Accommodation I can have during the trip?
In Kathmandu we do provide stars hotel as per you request and during the trekking, we provide you guest house which is called tea house. Tea house are more like hotels with hot showers, western food and private room (twin sharing). In this arrangement overnight halts with dinner and breakfast will be in Tea houses (Lodges) and Lunch in local restaurants en-route.
Furthermore as you will be staying in locally owned lodges you will be benefiting and interacting with the local community. It will give you a true feel for the Nepalese people and their lives.
What do I bring?
We have listed a few essentials that you will have to bring along and when you
make your booking we will send you out a full list of essentials.
Will I be able to deal with the high altitude?
Our itineraries are designed so that our clients ascend at a sensible and safe rate. The effects of altitude are felt by gentle acclimatization allows them to reach their high point without any problems.
What is the best season for trekking in Nepal?
The best time for trekking in Nepal is Oct/ early Dec, and March/April, even though you can trek all-round the year. June/August it is better to do trek belong to rain shadow like Upper Mustang, Dolpa in Nepal and Mt. Kailash in Tibet.
Is Communication to home possible on trek?
There are telephones in many villages along the popular trekking routes from
which you can make international calls. We inform daily trekking report to your
relatives to home.
Will you arrange Airport pick up on my arrival?
Yes, there will be our company representative at the airport to pick you up. We will be displaying a play card with your name on it outside the Terminal.