Nepal is a beautiful country in the world. One of the major income-generating sources of Nepal is tourism. Every year hundreds of thousands of tourist visit Nepal each year. It is homeland of world’s legendry Sherpa mountaineer, birthplace of Lord Buddha, World’s brave warier Gorkhas, Hinduism and ancient culture. Aldo the country is rich in flora and fauna. More then 40% of the total land occupied by green forest, which is home of diverse flora and fauna.
Nepal is considered as all year tourist destinations and accessible for all people. For those who are wishing to visit Nepal, this article may helpful. Here is short information in question and answer form.
A. Where is Nepal Located? And what about its geography?
Nepal is situated in between two biggest countries India in South and China in North. Geographically the country can divide in to three regions, High Himalayan Rigion, Mid Hill Region and Terai Low Land. The high Himalayan region is home of hundreds of thousands peak and mountains. These peaks are major tourist attractions. Eight of 10 highest mountain of earth also situated in Nepal.
B. How to get Travel visa of Nepal?
There is no any restriction to get visa of Nepal for European and American countries. Most of the country have visa on arrival system. However visitors need to pay certain amount for visa cost at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA). Read the full information about tourist visa information of Nepal; Nepal Department of Immigration.
C. What are the unique features of Nepal?
The country was never colonized and has very ancient history. It is believe that some of the ethnic community, culture and heritage existing here from the beginning of Human civilization. Both culturally and naturally it is one of the highly diverse country in the world. Being as a birthplace of Lord Buddha (Founder of Buddhism) it is hub of Peace. Despite being as a mountainous country it is home of adventure activities. And also it is origin land of Hinduism. Most of Hindu ditties were enlighten from Nepal and most of Hindu scriptures and books were written in Nepal. So it is better to say, the country has such features and characters which is not exists in other. Though in small geographical location, it is a beloved motherland of more then 125 ethnic community.
D. What are the most visited places of Nepal? What not to miss in Nepal during my visit?
Some of the international travel organization frequently recommends visiting Nepal and the country listed as a best travel destination. Capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu itself a majestic place to explore. The ancient heritage sites, enticing green forest and beautiful view of spectacular mountain ranges are the basic features of Kathmandu valley. Within some couple of minute’s distance, you can explore different UNESCO world heritage sites. Pashupatinath, Swyambhunath, Bauddhanath, Patan Durbar Square, Hanuman Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Changunarayan are the heritage sites situated in Nepal. It may be hard to believe that you can reach to the National Park just only from 2/3 kiliometer, which is Shivapuri National Park. If you are nature enthusiast and adventure seeker you can go for trekking in Himalaya. Trekking to Annapurna Circuit Trail, Everest Base Camp Trek and Langtang are considered as highly beaten trekking trail. Along with Manaslu Circuit Trek, Ghorepani Poonhill Trek and Annapurna Base Camp are also popular and mostly permitted trekking trails. However, Chitwan Jungle Safari, Lumbini Tour (Birth place of Lord Buddha) and Pokhara (Adventure Capital) are highly recommended.
E. What is the best time to travel in Nepal?
Spring and autumn are considered as best season to travel in Nepal, especially for those who are looking for trekking and climbing trip. Most of the tourist chooses to visit Nepal during these two month. But for the city tour, jungle safari and other trip purposes winter and summer are also best. So, the best time to travel in Nepal is depending upon your trip type.
F. How much estimated expanses for a day in Kathmandu?
Kathmandu city is considered as one of the safest, cheap and best city in the world. Also the Pokhara city and other major cities of Nepal are best for travel. The cost depends on your trip format. However the minimum cost live in Kathmandu is $50 to $70. But for the luxurious services the cost may starts from $100 to $120. In this calculation the cost includes Kathmandu hotel accommodation and three time meals a day. For general information, you can find the best hotel accommodation in Kathmandu from $25 USD to $35 USD. And meal can get within $5-7 for lunch and dinner (Nepal Dal Bhat) at best restaurant. The taxi cost is starts from $2 USD to $ 5-7 USD depending upon the distance. In addition the entrance fee for some of the heritage sites is from $3 USD to $5 USD.