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Nepal Travel FAQ

Where is Nepal?

Nepal is located in South Asia and is bordered by China to the North and India to the East, West and South. The length of the country is 885 kilometers from east-west and its breadth varies from 145 to 241 kilometers from north-south.

You need a visa to travel to Nepal. You can easily get a multiple entry visa upon your arrival at the International airport in Nepal on paying US$ 25 for 15 days, US$ 40 for30 days, US$ 100 for 90 days.

The best time to travel to Nepal is autumn (October to November) or Spring March to May. Visiting Nepal from October to November, you can expect better visibility, the air is fresh, and the weather is perfect. Besides, the Nepalese greatest festivals- Dashain and Tihar fall during this season. May to June is also a good time to travel although the weather is hot and dusty. December to January is the winter season in Nepal, which is also a good time to travel; the climate and visibility are good. Down jackets and sweaters are recommended for trekking in the higher altitudes. Monsoon starts from Mid June to September; traveling during this period is not advisable unless you are the one who loves the best in everything or finds the best from anything. Just you need to bring your raincoat during this season.

• Nepali time is GMT/UTC plus 5 Hours 45 minutes
• Area code for dialing to Nepal is as follows

Country Code is 977 & Kathmandu City Code is 1 (e.g. 977 1 4360935). First three digits are the country code, second is the area code, the last digits are telephone numbers.

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.

Please contact your service provider and check if Nepal country is included in their `Global roaming' package. Please note not all parts of Nepal are covered by the GSM Network in Nepal.

Yes, Himalayan Global Expedition is a government licenced trekking and expedition company and we are associated with the NMA, TAAN and NTB.