Nepal Tours & travel with insiders

Tours to the best sights of Nepal in a guided tour, make the most of cultural sites with professional and local guides. Kathmandu Nepal tours are the greatest choice.

Everest Vacation offers sightseeing tour in Kathmandu, visit to Chitwan National Park, Tour to Lumbini Buddha's Birth Place, Himalayas view from Pokhara, hike to Everest, Annapurna and Langtang area.

Despite these facts, 'Nepal - 8th wonder of the World'. Looking at the tourist destination of Nepal through our page many internal and international tourists ask us about the travel deals and details.

Featured Trip, we offer

Helicopter tour to Everest base camp with landing Helicopter tour to Everest base camp with landingHeli Trip Duration/Time: 3.00 to 3:30 hours Landing Helicopter: Kalapathar / Everest Base Camp (5555m.) & Everest view hotel for Breakfast. Heli Flight Start: Kathmandu Airport Route: Kathmandu, Lukla then Namche Bazaar, Pheriche Gorakshep and mount Everest Base Camp, Kalapathar, return to Everest view hotel for Breakfast break then Lukla, continues to Kathmandu airport.
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Everest Base Camp Trekking Everest Base Camp TrekkingDuration: 17 Days OR Flexible Duration OR Oneway hiking & One way by helicopter. Dream trip of a life time on land. Everest base camp trekking is most famous trekking adventure in the world. Sunrise or sunset trekking to the peak of kalapather
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All Nepal Cultural and Scenic Himalayan Tour – 8 Days All Nepal Cultural and Scenic Himalayan Tour – 8 DaysKathmandu, Gorkha, Bandipur, Pokhara, Palpa/Tansen, Lumbini, Chitwan & Daman to Kathmandu 8 Days
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Tibet Everest Base Camp Lhasa Tour Tibet Everest Base Camp Lhasa Tour“on the classic trail to Everest North Base Camp over Pang-la pass”
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Bhutan and Nepal Tours Bhutan and Nepal Tours The Highlights of The Himalayan Kingdoms - Nepal & Bhutan Tour
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1 Day Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour 1 Day Kathmandu Sightseeing TourSingle Day / Half day city tour in Kathmandu with major cultural & religious area. Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath and Pashupatinath (Lord Shiva's Temple).
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Holiday Type, we offer

Helicopter Tour & Mountain Flight Helicopter Tour & Mountain Flight Helicopter riding to Mount Everest Base Camp & Kalapatthar, Annapurna Heli Tour, Langtang Heli Trip, 1 hour Mountain Flight over Mount Everest area.
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Sightseeing - Kathmandu & Around Sightseeing - Kathmandu & Around 1 day to 6 days Kathmandu cultural tour optional with nagarkot hill hiking from changunarayan and dhulikhel namobuddha trip
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1 Day Adventure Tour 1 Day Adventure Tour Paragliding, Bungy Jumping, Bhote Koshi with Bungee, Sky Diving, Zip flyer, Mountain flight, helicopter riding, trishuli river raftting, seti rafting, mountain biking
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1Day Hiking Trip from Kathmandu 1Day Hiking Trip from Kathmandu 1 Day Hiking near Kathmandu Valley, Lakuri Bhanjyang Hiking, Shivapuri Hike, Namo buddha Hiking, Changu to Nagarkot Hiking & Nagarkot to Changu Narayan Temple Walking.
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City Tour with Hiking City Tour with Hiking 4 to 10 days Easy Hiking with city tour kathmandu, Hike to Nagarkot from Changunarayan Temple, pokhara city tour with Ghorepani Poonhill Trek
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Culture, Religion & Jungle Tour Culture, Religion & Jungle Tour 4-10 days Kathmandu Cultural & Historical Tour, Pokhara Scenic Tour, Lumbini Religious Tour & Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour
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Special Interest Tour Special Interest Tour Yoga & Meditation, Mountain Biking, Festival Tour, Bird Watching, Car rental, Vehicle Hiring, Trekking, National Park, Hinduism, Buddhism Tour
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Tour and 4wd Adventure Tour and 4wd Adventure 4 Wheel Adventure Tour, Tibet Overland with Everest Base Camp, Kathmandu to EBC to Kathmandu, Bhutan Nepal Tour, All Nepal Tour, Jomsom Muktinath Drive Tour
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White Water River Rafting White Water River Rafting Rafting with Popular River, Bhotekoshi river rafting, Seti river rafting, Trishuli River Raft, Upper Sunkoshi Rafting, Bhote Koshi Rafting with Bungy Jumping,
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Nepal after earth quake 2015

Nepal is again in normal situation after one year of Earthquake in April 2015. Travelers are visiting all areas of country without any problem.

Is Nepal Safe for tourist/traveler?

Is Nepal Safe for tourist/traveler?

Nepal is one of the safest countries in this world one can travel in Nepal as free individual traveler as long you have proper paper-works.

Nepali is known widely for its warm and friendly hospitality where you travel in Nepal you will find cheerful and willing to help and volunteer with service as per your queries and needs and information’s.

Accommodation Planning & Booking for Nepal Holidays

Accommodation Planning & Booking for Nepal Holidays

Nepal a country of varied holiday destinations, when you are ready for the holiday travel to any Nepal destinations, the first arrival by air is to Kathmandu city renown for World Heritage sites and mountains.

Planning to be done from your home country after going through several mediums such as web surfing in internets after finding the right choice of holiday destination in Nepal whether its tours, trekking, rafting, climbing peaks or just a leisure holidays, then contact the company of your choice, and then Everest Vacation will inform with details on norms and conditions and regarding payments through our banks and on arrival remaining balance either by cash in foreign currencies (Euro-US$, Sterling Pound, Swiss Franc) .

Accommodation in Nepal especially in tourist destination in Kathmandu, Pokhara or in remote areas mountain resorts, there are many nice and comfortable hotels, lodge and resorts to suit your choice and budgets.

From 5 star deluxe, 4, 3,2 and 1 star standards beside there are many good non start hotels, lodge and resorts of tourist standard and facilities.

Best Hotels & Resorts in Nepal Himalayas with unique hospitality

Best Hotels & Resorts in Nepal Himalayas with unique hospitality

Nepal and amazing country for all types of holidays from leisure sightseeing tours with cultural, historical to scenic tours or just relax and enjoy the mountain views at mountain resorts with stunning sunrise and sunsets or trekking on best luxury lodge rafting or jungle safari to mountain biking.

Nepal is ready to serve the guests with various and many types of hotel, lodge and resorts from the river side to mid hills and in jungle with National Parks.

Starting from Kathmandu and other tourist destinations in Himalaya of Nepal, there are many categories of accommodation as per your budget and needs.

Nearly all of these places with modern facilities and Wi Fi, best foods from continental to oriental cuisines in the comfort of nice hotels with awesome mountains views from the room of the hotels and resorts in peaceful environment with unique Nepali services and hospitality making your stay a most memorable time in all hotels, lodge and resorts with friendly warm hospitality services.

How to Reach

How to Reach

Nepal can be reached by international flight from Europe; other parts of Asia, Australia and USA with stopover and transit on route flight to Nepal reaching Kathmandu Tribhuvan International airport, via overland from Northern India Delhi which takes nearly 24 hrs journey, from North East Sikkim and Darjeeling 8-09 hrs of drive, from China with flight or train to Lhasa / Tibet and then drive or fly to Kathmandu and other parts of Nepal.

Nepal Visa Information

All valid Passports are required with proper visa to enter Nepal, Visa can be obtained from your countries through Nepal Embassy and Consulate, or one can obtained a visa on arrival at any port of entry at the border or on Kathmandu international airport, minimum visa of week and maximum of 1 month can be obtained, to extend your stay can be done at extra cost per day or week basis.

Traveler’s general information of Nepal

Traveler’s general information of Nepal

Nepal a small country an area of 147,181 square kilometers, and stretches 145-241 kilometers north to south and 850 kilometers west to east.

The country is located between India in the South and China in the North, at Latitudes 26 and 30 degrees North and Longitudes 80 and 88 degrees East,
Nepal is topographically divided into three regions: the Himalaya to the north, the high hills consisting of the Mahabharata range and the Churia (Siwalik) low hills, and the flat land of Terai range to the south, elevation are varied in the kingdom. The highest point is Mt. Everest (8,848 m) in the north and the lowest point (70 meters above sea level) is located in the south east Terai region at KechanaKalan of Jhapa District.

Altitude increases as you travel south to north. To the north temperatures are below – 40 degrees Celsius and in the Terai, temperatures rise to 40 degrees Celsius in the summer. During June, July and August, the kingdom is influenced by monsoon clouds.

The Himalaya:  The Himalayan range makes up the northern border of the country and represents 16% of the total land area of Nepal. Peaks like Mt. Everest (8,848 m),Kanchenjunga (8598 m), and Dhaulagiri ( 8137 m) are found here and sparse vegetation is found up to 4,500m, a land of high hills, mountains, raging rivers & it’s rich culture.

Nepal, a destination for all season as it is one of the most diverse and varied countries on this planet a unique country, the birth place of Buddha (Light of Asia).

Weather & Clothes

Nepal has 4 seasons like most countries, starting from Spring (mid Feb to April
Summer (May to August) Fall or Autumn (mid Sept to November) Winter (December to mid Feb) within Summer July and August with monsoon (rainy) season also.

For traveler carry from home light and heavy clothes as per the season of travel in Nepal, as Nepal the land of sub-tropical, mild and cold temperature as per altitude wise in higher elevation in all season above 2,000 meters down jackets and warm clothes are required. From autumn and winter also warm clothes are needed, in spring and summer day time is warm in T-shirts and shorts but in the evening can be cooler.

Money/currency NRS/bank, ATM./ credit cards accepted, exchange rates.

Money/currency NRS/bank, ATM./ credit cards accepted, exchange rates.

The most important things to carry on your travel, in Nepal for foreigners apart from Indian nationality proper foreign currency are accepted like most common in US$ Aus$ Singapore / Hong Kong $, and Euro or mostly used in Nepal.

In all towns and cities there are banks with ATM facilities and in some while on trekking higher remote area only few places exists with ATM facility.

Private or Government owned banks there are across the country to exchange your need for Nepali currencies Nepal has denomation of Rupees and Paisa which is 100 paisa makes a rupee. Bill notes from Rs 1-2 -5 -10 -20 -50 – 100-500 -1000.

Sometimes you may find 2500 Rupees bill also, which is very few at present, all bills have animals and birds pictures.

Smaller paisa or coins are hardly used except in changing rates to foreign currencies.

Electricity & plugs

Electricity & plugs

Nepal is believed as the country rich in hydroelectricity power, which is 2nd after Brazil, if Nepal used all river sources being a high Himalayan mountains country, but due to minimum potential use of the rivers and dam, with large population with villages, cities and towns in dry season it is not enough to supply the power for 24 hours, so load shedding or power cuts are normal in certain hours of day and nighttimes.

However all electric supply as per international standard of AC 1000 kilo Watts and 120 volts, for plugging system are normal plugs to recharge your cell phone or laptops, but it is important to have multiplug system as well.

Hospitals, Medicines & Vaccines

Hospitals, Medicines & Vaccines

Health Guide:

Insurance: A Travel Insurance policy that covers, theft, loss, cancellation from trek and tour due to bad weather, unavoidable circumstances, emergency evacuation and medical treatment is highly recommended. Make sure the insurance also covers the activities that you will be undertaking during your stay in Nepal such as trekking or river-rafting.

Immunization: Nepal does not require any particular immunization for your visit. Cholera, Meningitis, Tetanus & Diphtheria, Typhoid and Gamma Globulin are some of the vaccinations that should be considered for your trip.

Please consult your physician and get a complete check-up before your departure.

Medical Kit: A simple but adequate medical kit can be most useful without taking much space in your baggage. The following is recommended as tried and tru list of items.

Asprin or Panadol– for pain or fever.

Antihistamine – useful as a decongestant for colds, allergies, to ease the itch from insects bites and stings or to help prevent motion sickness.

Antibiotics-useful if you are travelling well off the beaten track but they must be prescribed.Kaolin preparation (Pepto-Bismol), Imodium or Lomotil– for stomach upsets and to stop diarrhea and dehydration.

Rehydration mixture – for treatment of severe diarrhea and dehydration.

Antiseptic, Mercurochrome and Antibiotic powder or similar ‘dry’ spray-for cuts and grazes.Calamine lotion-to ease irritation from bites and stings.

Bandages and Band-Aids– for minor injuries and wounds.

Scissors, Tweezers and a Thermometer.

Insect  repellent, sun block, sun tan lotion, chapsticks.

Throat Lozenges (Strepsils)

Moleskin for blisters.

Sulamyd 10% eye drops.

Acetaminophen (paracetamol)

Antacid tablets for gas and acidity and stomach cramp.

Shopping in Nepal

Shopping in Nepal

Nepal is famous for its handicrafts since many past centuries, handicrafts and other artworks are interwoven with culture, traditions and way of life of Nepali peoples.

In Kathmandu one can find unique intricate wooden carving and handicrafts, visit the handicrafts workshop and observe the artists on works and can buy from its showrooms many types of handicrafts from small medium to larger ones. Handicrafts range from wood works, metals and stones with furniture’s, decorating items, carets or rugs is another important work of arts and skill found in high Himalayan area’s of Nepal, in Kathmandu visit the famous Tibetan refugees settlement with carpet and other handicraft factory for quality carpets and other handmade goods, carpets ranging from 80 knots to 500 knots per sq inch, with natural, vegetable dye or chemical colors as per the budget and choice of quality.

Huge exports of carpets to European countries and some in Far East countriesare in demand including wooden and metal handicrafts, the other main exports is Pashmina shawls (from the wool of mountain goats) all carpets are mostly made from Yaks and Sheep wools.

Foods and drinks of Nepal

Foods and  drinks of Nepal

Nepal is paradise for foods whether authentic Nepali meals or continental, oriental, Indian and Chinese are all found in many good restaurants and hotels in all parts of Nepal, mostly in tourist destinations.

Kathmandu and Pokhara are haven for range of local and foreign foods at reasonable costs, with bakeries, ice-creams as well.

Tea are grown in Nepal famous Ilam tea which lies close to the border of Darjeeling, India. Nepali Tea in great demands in other countries also, beside tea and coffee which is also grown in Nepal.

For light drink and beverages like larger beers are made in Nepal most of the famous ones are collaboration with foreign companies, local beer however much cheaper and of great quality as it is brewed from Himalayan natural spring water.

Hard drinks are found like local whisky, rum, brandy, gin, vodka and other local homemade product, beside local brands and products imported drinks widely available in big stores, restaurants and hotels.

Communication-Internet, wifi, cell phone available in many places, Dial code 977

STD and ISTD are widely found in all parts of Nepal in towns and cities and as well in villages.

Internet services are found in all parts of Nepal where there are electric power facilities in most of the towns and cities with Wi Fi services.

In tourist areas hotels, restaurants free Wi Fi services, telephone call can be made from towns and cities and from your own hotel rooms after dialing the code 977 and adding respective numbers overseas.

For Sat and cell phone networks are easily linked, but in some mid hills and valley gorge, the service of cell / sat phone can be weak or nil due to blockage of hills and mountains.

There are many Cell companies, where one can buy SIM card at reasonable cost after showing your ID and passports.

FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions ???

01:    To book a good and reliable travel agents in Nepal?

Most of the travel agents in Nepal, especially in Kathmandu and other touristic area, are reliable and been running for more than a decade with outmost experience in travel line, however as per you taste and duration in Nepal you can book with us.

As we have expert knowledgeable guide with long experience in culture, history of the country that you would like to know and plus we have wide fleet of vehicles from comfortable cars, coach to big buses including four wheel drive for rough and long destinations

02:    How is the weather like in Nepal?

Nepal has four seasons including the monsoon (wet months) as for sightseeing and cultural tour, Nepal is perfect in all these seasons, however the best are from March to May and October to November months when the views are clear specially of the high snow capped mountain range.

03:    What ages does company allow for long tours and travel?

Age no bar in all our travel and tour destinations, we have space for all ages from children from 5 to 70 years old person or even more, as long one is physically, medically and mentally fit. On long travel we use most comfortable vehicles with excellent drivers and guides who have the knowledge in medical know how, this will be assuring to all our travelers and guests. Besides driving journey one can a book a flight to make the distance shorter as per the age group and budget wise.

04:    How are the foods and accommodation in hotels and lodge?

Most of the hotels in touristic destination are of tourist standard with all types of comfort facilities and with world class international cuisine in menus, Nepal is widely famous for its friendly hospitality serving quality and hygienic meals full of excellent hotels and restaurants for all types of food including fresh bakeries.

Whatever your taste and budget are, we can book you in the hotels, lodge, guest house or resorts we have tourist standard to 5 star deluxe class of accommodation and other facilities that required serving customers.

05:    If one is sick on tour are there good medical facilities?

Nepal has international qualified doctors and medical persons, in all major cities and towns equipped with good hospital, nursing homes and medical clinic.

Depending upon the nature of illness, doctors in Nepal can diagnose any types of general sickness, surgery from burns to wounds and other serious medical needs.

06:    What to expect on tours?

Depending upon the area of tours, as Nepal is famous for historical, culture with vast range of monuments which are mostly listed in World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.

Nepal is a melting pot of Hindu and Buddhist with small minority of Islamic, Christians, Jain and Sikh religions.

Most of the monuments temples and monasteries are of Hindu and Buddhist religions, other places of interest are old Durbar square and palaces of past kings.

Nepal with its unique Himalayan setting full of mountains, rivers and deep jungles as well where one can take a elephant safari in one most famous national park of Chitwan to observe wildlife such as rare Royal Bengal Tiger, one horned rhinoceros many types of deer and other wildlife with more than 700 species of exotic birds.

The other best part of Nepal is its panorama of snow capped mountains in the comfort of nice and cozy hotels and resorts and with warm hospitality of native villagers staying in home stay facilities.

Whatever your taste and interest are? Nepal an amazing country has them all through all seasons.