Know about an important information before visiting in Nepal.

Important Information to Visitors 

  1. Visa fee: US DImageollars 25 or other convertible foreign currency equivalent thereto for 15 days multiple entry visa.
  2. If applicant wishes to obtain visa on arrival, two pp sized photographs should be presented
  3. Please download the visa form on this link and fill up. It helps to save time in an airport. http://www.immi.gov.np/download/app1.pdf 
  4. People of these countries do not get visa on arrival at the immigration entry points of Nepal: – Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, and Palestine, Afghanistan.
  5. All foreign visitors are requested to be mindful of the date of Nepalese visa and their passport number to avoid possible problems. As such, you are requested to apply for visa extension, if you wish so, apply within the valid period of Nepalese visa.
  6. You are requested to get the arrival/departure stamps on your passport at the entry /exit points to avoid further legal complications.
  7. Living in Nepal without passport or a valid visa is a punishable offense.
  8. Deviation from the prescribed routes mentioned in the trekking permit will be treated as the violation of the law.
  9. You are advised to be aware of brokers/cheaters or any counterfeit documents of visa/trekking permit to avoid legal complications.
  10. Change of purpose of stay without permission is not allowed and employment or voluntary services while on a tourist visa is strictly prohibited. It will be a punishable offense.
  11. Be sure to register at the police and Immigration check point along the trial. It will be wise for to register your trekking destination and schedule at your Embassy or Consulate.
  12. If you encounter problems along the trails, inform immediately to the nearest police or Immigration post.
  13. You are requested to change money with recognized dealers and do not forget to take formal receipts.
  14. You are requested to inform the Immigration Office or Police Station for any changes in your address previously given in the visa application form.
  15. You are advised to be mindful to contact the Dept. of Immigration for visa transfer in case of getting new passport or travel document from your embassy.
  16. Passport and trekking permits should be kept by the trekkers while trekking.
  17. Filming in restricted areas or notified areas without permission is strictly prohibited.
  18. Please don’t take out the visa stickers from your passport and do not try to change records printed in your passport.   
  19. We request for your co-operation to observe the following guidelines during your stay in Nepal. Respect local traditions, customs, values and sentiments, help to protect local culture and maintain local pride.
    1.  Respect privacy while taking photographs.
    2. Respect holy places.
    3. Refrain from giving money to the children since it will encourage begging.
    4. Respect for local etiquette earns you respects.
  20. If you make change in your address of residence mentioned in the visa application form or disembarkation card, must furnish to the Immigration Department, Immigration Offices or local police offices with a notice containing name, passport number and new address as well within seven days.
  21. If your stay period as a tourist is more than 120 days in one visa year and wish to visit other places for spending more than 24 hours, you have to register in the local police office of such place with your name, passport number and address as well.          
  22. Let Himalayas change you – Do not change them, so remember, while you are on trekking.
    1.  Leave the camp site cleaner than you have found it.
    2. No open fires.
    3. Burn dry papers and packets in a safe place.
    4. Keep local water clean and avoid using pollutants.
    5. Plants should be left to flourish in their natural environment.
    6. Help your guides and porters to follow conservation measures.
  23. Protect the natural environment.
    1. Leave the camp site cleaner than you have found it.
    2. No open fires.
    3. Burn dry papers and packets in a safe place.
    4. Keep local water clean and avoid using pollutants.
    5. Plants should be left to flourish in their natural environment.
    6. Help your guides and porters to follow conservation measures         
  24.  Information for Indian Citizens

To allow Indian citizens to make travel on the basis of the following document:

  1. Passport, or
  2. Driving license with photograph, or
  3. Identity card with photograph issued by a governmental body, or
  4. Ration card with photograph, or
  5. Voter identity card with photograph, or
  6. Registration certificate issued by the Indian embassy to the Indian citizen staying in Nepal, or
  7. Ad hoc/temporary identity card issued by the Indian embassy to the Indian citizen in the event of exigency, or
  8. Document with photograph and setting out identity, issued by the sub-divisional magistrate or authority there above.
  9. Once again, welcome to Nepal, we wish you a memorable holiday in this country, thank you.
  10. 25.   Meals:

Breakfast is included but Lunch and dinner are excluded in all our tour costs. Normally Chitwan package will be full board basis. There will be one hour lunch break during city sightseeing tour. Plenty of best and quality restaurants in town serve Nepali, oriental and continental dishes. We recommend the best one depending on your taste preference. A good continental lunch or dinner at a good restaurant costs approximately USD 6-10. Full board option is also available on request.

  1. Tipping

Tips are appreciated by your support team after the trip. The amount depends on your budget and appreciation of their work. Where restaurant meals are involved, the tipping is usually 10% of the bill.

  1. Clothing & Weather

Clothing requirement varies with the type of tour and season.

From April to the end of October, it is warm in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Chitwan is little bit warm than Kathmandu & Pokhara. In Nepal clothing for traveling purpose should be comfortable and light. You can also wear longer shorts provided that it is weather- friendly. In the months of November to the end of March, days are usually warm and evenings are cool. Put on your summer clothes during the day time but in the evening and night it is advisable to carry a light jacket. Winter season starts from December to February. One must be equipped with sufficient winter wears like jackets, sweaters, trousers etc to stay protected from the cold. In accordance to Nepali weather you can have your clothes well-packed in your luggage or you can also purchase clothes of your choice and needs from the clothing stores in Nepal.

Nagarkot being located at high elevation (2100 meter) gets a little colder than in Kathmandu so you are suggested to pack some warm clothes. For weather information, please visit this link: http://www.wunderground.com/weather-forecast/NP/Kathmandu.html

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