FAQ for Trekking in Nepal

Frequently Asked Question for Trekking in Nepal and Hiking in Nepal

Is it safe in Nepal?
The short answer is yes, it is very safe in fact. Nepal feels more safe than most other countries around the globe, possibly due to the the religious nature of the people and their natural kindness. Over the past 10 years Nepal has enjoyed a growing fascination to visit from travellers from all over the world.

Which is the best month to visit Nepal?

As the monsoon dissipates in September, Nepal welcomes beautiful clear skies, fresh air and incredible views. October and November are two of the best months to visit as dry days make trekking easier and offer good visibility. The verdant landscapes following the rains are ideal for photographers.


What is the best time of year to go to Nepal?

In general there are two preferred times of year to visit Nepal. Peak season, particularly for trekking in Nepal, is from late September to early December when the air is fresh and skies clear giving the best views of the mountains.

Autumn (between September – November): This is the best tourist season inNepal with the summer gone by and the winter to set in. The weather is highly pleasant so are the mountain views. This is the peak season for trekking as mountain views are guaranteed so better book your flight in advance.


The quickest way is to fly from Kathmandu to Lukla airport, high in the Himalayas. From here, it's a couple of days' walk to Namche Bazar, the Sherpa capital of theEverest area. You'll need at least a couple of days here to acclimatise to the altitude, and then about five to seven days to walk to the Base Camp

How cold is Nepal in November?

The average daytime temperatures are around 15°C (about 59°F) and it is just the perfect temperature to enjoy hikes and walks around the town without getting sweaty or uncomfortable in the excessive heat that can be experienced at other times of the year. The chances of rain in November are next to none.

Do I need visa for Nepal?

All nationals referred to in the chart above may obtain tourist visas on arrival at the airport and some land borders. You must pay in cash. You can conduct business on a tourist visa for up to 30 days. Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Nepal.

How much is a Nepal visa?

A single-entry visa valid for 15/30/90 days costs US/40/100. At Kathmandu's Tribhuvan Airport the fee is payable in any major currency, but at land borders officials require payment in cash US dollars; bring small bills. SAARC countries can get a 30-day visa for free on arrival.

Do US passport holders need visa for Nepal?

A passport with at least six months validity remaining at the time of entry and visaare required for entry. Tourists can pply for a visa at a Nepali embassy or consulate before traveling, or purchase a tourist visa upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (Kathmandu) or at official land border points of entry.

Do US citizens need visa for Nepal?

US citizens must have both a valid passport and a visa to enter Nepal. Your passport must have at least six months of remaining validity in order to apply for avisa.

How do I get a visa for Nepal?

Tourist Visas: Either apply for a visa at a Nepalese embassy or consulate before traveling, or purchase a tourist visa upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (Kathmandu) or at the following land border points of entry: Kakarvitta, Jhapa District (Eastern Nepal) Birgunj, Parsa District (Ce


How long can a US citizen stay in Nepal?

Visa for US citizens (like other foreigners except Indians and SAARC countries nationalities) is valid for 3 months only. As a tourist, one can only stay upto 150 daysin a visa year (Jan-Dec). However, one can re-apply within 150 days of last visit to Nepal which need extra charge of $ 20 consular fee.ntral Nepal)

What do they wear in Nepal?


Women's Clothing. Women in Nepal wear a sari-like garment called a guniu. The guniu can be woven from cottons or silk fabrics. In Nepal, the sari is commonly draped around the waist and worn with a separate shawl like garment on the upper body.


What should I buy in Nepal?

Here is the list of the things that one should buy when visiting Nepal.
  • Pashmina. Pashmina, also known as Cashmere is made from the hair of mountain goat called Chyangra or Capra Hircus. ...
  • 2.Trekking Gears. ...
  • Stone and Bead Jewelry. ...
  • Handicrafts. ...
  • Tea and spices. ...
  • Puppet dolls. ...
  • Thangkas. ...
  • Khukuri.


  • What type of food is in Nepal?
  • Dal-bhat-tarkari (Nepali: दाल भात तरकारी) is eaten throughout Nepal. Dal is a soup made of lentils and spices, served over boiled grain, bhat—usually rice but sometimes another vegetable curry, tarkari.
    What language do they speak in Nepal?
    The 2011 National census lists 123 Nepalese languages spoken as a mother tongue (first language) in Nepal. Most belong to the Indo-Aryan and Sino-Tibetan language families. The official language of Nepal is N
    What is the religion of Nepal?
    According to the 2001 census, 80.62% percent of Nepalese were Hindu, 10.74% were Buddhist, 4.20% Muslim, 3.60% Kirant (an indigenous religion), 0.45%Christian, and 0.4% were classified as other groups such as Bön religion.
    Where is Mount Everest located in the world?
    Reaching 29,029 feet (8,848 meters) above sea level, Mount Everest is the highest mountain on Earth. Located in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas, the mountain's summit straddles the border separating China and Nepal.