Nepal is a beautiful, landlocked, Himalayan country in South Asia, in between China and India. A well-known country for the gigantic Himalayas, awesome trekking and climbing adventures, friendly people, beautiful cultures, simple life style and incredible diversity, Nepal is truly an amazing travel destination. Be it for mountain experiences or cultural experiences or local life style experiences, Nepal has so much to offer that cannot be paralleled.
There are several airlines flying to Kathmandu, Nepal, from various countries. Some airlines flying to Nepal are Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways, Air Asia, Malaysian Airlines, Fly Dubai, Jet Airways, Air India, Silk Air, Korean Air, Oman Air, China Southern, China Eastern, Dragon Air, Malindo Air, Thai Airways, Nepal Airlines, Biman etc.
If you want to enter Nepal via land, there are a few border checkpoints. Find the list here.
Nepal Visa is available on arrival to most of the Nationalities. Find more information on Nepal visa here.
Nepal uses Nepali rupee that 100 Nepali rupees is more or less equivalent to US$ 1.
Nepali is the main and official language of Nepal. However there are about 92 different ethnic languages spoken around the country. English is taught in school and widely spoken around – basic to fluent.
Nepal experiences all kinds of weather depending upon the elevation and geographical location. The southern part has sub-tropical climate; middle part experiences moderate and the northern Himalayan region has alpine climate. From March to August, the temperature increases with monsoon in June, July and August. And from September to February, the temperature falls towards freezing point.
When you are in Nepal, you can use road or air transportation to go to the places you plan to visit. When you are at your planned city, you can use taxis, tourist vehicles or public vehicles to commute around however public vehicles are extremely crowded and uncomfortable to go around.
Nepal cooks different kinds of delicious foods. Most common Nepali food you find is Nepali thali that is the platter of rice, vegetable, lentils, curry, pickle etc. You can also find MoMo everywhere. There are several other authentic Nepali foods, which you can find if you explore deeper into the local areas and alleys.
Nepalese are one of the friendliest people on earth. Their politeness, friendliness and warm hospitality make people wanting to return back time and time again.