Travelling helps us to learn lot of things, so it is also known as great form of learning. Travel gives pleasure, information and lot of experience and knowledge. For myself, my favorite hobby is traveling and I love traveling to new places and learn new culture and many more. So if anyone of you are planning to visit new place then Nepal is the best destination for you.
According to the survey done by Lonely Planet Nepal is the best destination for the travel. If Nepal is your next destination to travel then here is the summary what you need to focus while traveling to Nepal.
Overview of Nepal
Nepal is a landlocked country with 147,181 sq. km area and it is situated between China in the north and India to the south, east, and west. Nepal has 125 caste/ethnic groups and 123 spoken language. Nepali is the national language, English is also mostly used language in Nepal, so the people who can speak and understand English will not have much language issue.
There is only one international airport (Trivuwan International Airport) in Nepal which is located at the capital city Kathmandu and other are in the progress. Kathmandu, Pokhara, Biratnagar, Birjung are the main city of the Nepal. The currency is Nepali Rupee and you can easily exchange any currency to Nepali Rupee in different exchange center and banks.
If you are planning to visit from May to October, lightweight clothes are recommended. Warm garments are required in October – March. Umbrella or raincoat is a must for summer or rainy season.
Entrance Processes for Foreigners
Visa is the most to visit Nepal, for foreigners, visa can be apply directly from the airport or immigration centers.
Required things to get a visa?
Following things are needed to apply visa process in the Nepal,
- A valid passport
- One passport size photo with a light background
Visa can be obtained through payment only in the following currency,
- US Dollar
- European Euro
- UK Pound Sterling
- Swiss Franc
- Australian Dollar
- Canadian Dollar
- Singapore Dollar
- Japanese Yen
- Chinese Yuan
- Saudi Arabian Riyal
- Qatari Riyal
- Thai Bhatt
- UAE Dirham
- Malaysian Ringett
- South Korean Won
- Swedish Kroner
- Danish Kroner
- Hong Kong Dollar
- Kuwaiti Dinar and
- Bahrain Dinar
In addition, International Credit Card are also accepted for the payment of visa fee.
In case of Indian Nationals, they don’t need visa however they must possess any of the following documents,
- Driving license with photo
- Identity card issued by Government
- Voter ID card
- Identity card issued by Embassy of India in Kathmandu
If you have any confusion regarding the visa, please comment below, I will help you with possible alternatives.
How to access Nepal?
There is two possible medium to access Nepal. First one is by Air and another is by Land.
Nepal has only one airport Tribhuwan international airport in Nepal. You can reach this airport from any of the airports from the world.
Nepal Airlines is the national flag career airlines whereas there are some other airlines which will carry you up to Nepal. You will get on arrival visa easily in the Airport.
All Visitors can come to Nepal via India border and china border by bus and private vehicles also. Entry process is not difficult.
Why Visit Nepal 2020 is the best time for Visit?
Nepal’s Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) also has unveiled the action plan from its side for the next two months, Tourism Minister Jitendra Narayan Dev said that the ministry will establish a secretariat for the Visit Nepal Year shortly to make necessary preparations.
Earlier, the MoCTCA had planned to celebrate Visit Nepal Year in 2018, which was put off due to the delay in construction of airports, heritage sites and roads. The unveiled 60-day action plan has given due priority to the early completion of the construction and expansion of the international and domestic airports, heritage sites and other tourism infrastructure.
Nepal government has planned to complete the expansion of Tribhuvan International Airport and construction of Gautam Buddha Airport in Bhairahawa before the Visit Nepal Year. Likewise, the reconstruction of major heritage sites is expected to be completed before 2020.