Questions tagged [nepal]

A mountainous country in South Asia popular for trekking and having Kathmandu as its capital and largest city.

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Nepal: How bad is the rainy season?

I'm considering a trip to Nepal next week, which will mean I would arrive in early July which I've found out is the rainy season. I would be planning to stay for about 2 months, hopefully having ...
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On which basis should I decide for a travel insurance for Nepal?

I am from Germany and I will go trekking in Nepal in March for 3 weeks. I want to have health insurance in that time. While the health insurances within Germany are super similar, I have no idea about ...
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Is the Nepal Tourism Board in Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu, open on Saturdays?

I need to get a TIMS card from the Nepal Tourism Board on Saturday. But I am getting conflicting information. On the official site I have found: TIMS Counter office hours at Tourist Service Center, ...
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Is there border control on Mt. Everest?

The international border between Nepal and Chinese-controlled Tibet runs through Mount Everest, which is reportedly getting crowded due to the large number of climbers (who mainly ascend the Nepali ...
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Does Nepal have open borders with India?

According to Wikipedia, Nepal has "open borders" with India underneath the 1950 Indo-Nepal Treaty of Peace and Friendship. As far as I understand, it's not a truly open border as movement is ...
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Can I get a Visa for Nepal in its border with India?

I'm an European citizen with a visa for India that allows for multiple entries. I understand that, that doesn't allow me to enter Nepal. If I go to Nepal's border, can I get a Nepal's visa there? What ...
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Mount Everest climb cost and total time

I am from Bangladesh. How can I climb Mount Everest, for a reasonable price? How much does it cost to climb Mount Everest? And how much time does this campaign usually take?
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Canada visitor visa proof of relationship with inviting friend

I am planning to visit Canada for about a week from US. I am in US for about 1.5 months with B1-B2 Visa. I have applied for Canada visa in visit (6 month or less) category. My friend, who is ...
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Documents required by Indian citizens wishing to travel to Nepal

I'm a citizen of India and I'm travelling to Nepal by air. Is an Aadhaar Card a valid document used for travelling to Nepal by air?
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For pashupatinath darshan kathmandu by flight return [duplicate]

I m a citizen of india..I want to go pashupatinath darshan kathmandu by flight with my family and return from there by flight I don't have a passport ..I have a driving licence (maharashtra) And pan ...
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May I drive an Indian-registered car in Nepal?

My car is registered in India. I Plan to visit Nepal for 10 days. Am I allowed to bring and drive my car there, or would I need to re-register it in Nepal?
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Travel documents required to travel to Nepal by a 8 year old child

I am an Indian national living in USA on a H1B1 visa. I will be travelling to Nepal from India, from the 13th to 18th June 2017 along with my wife and 8 year old son. Our passports will submitted to ...
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Easily accessible snow in Nepal

I'm planning to go to Nepal around November, December. Can I know of some places where we can stay and experience considerable snow, but that place has to be a village or town with regular transport ...
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Can Indian citizens travel to and come back from Nepal without an Indian passport? [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen and I am planning to go to Nepal by road from Gorakhpur. While returning back, I have booked my air tickets from Kathmandu to Mumbai. However, my Indian passport is with US ...
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can we go to nepal form India without any passport . but only having an adhaar card [duplicate]

i am an Indian. i want to go to nepal , Kathmandu within 2 weeks .but i don't have passport. so can i go to nepal from varanasi just having adhaar card as my identity proof and how much will it cost ...
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Viewing Mount Everest in the shortest possible time

I have only three days to stay in Nepal and I want to see Mount Everest from as close as I can. In this short time frame how can I do it?
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How long can I stay in Nepal on a tourist visa?

There is a 90-day visa on arrival, and then it can be extended once in the country, and then maybe there are other ways to extend it again? All told, what is the longest continuous or nearly ...
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What will be the total duration and cost of Annapurna Base Camp trek?

I am from Nepal, but living in India. I will be visiting Nepal this year during Dashain and am planning to do the ABC trek in early October this year (2016). The plan is to complete the trek in at ...
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What documents are needed to travel by air from Nepal to India?

I have Indian nationality. I'm in Nepal with my family (wife and 3 children) for vacation. We want to go home to Mumbai, but couldn't get train tickets, so we decided to go by air. My wife and I ...
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Best visa category: visiting family and friends or tourist visa for Portugal? [closed]

I am an Erasmus scholar in Portugal, for a period of 5 months (one semester). I want my wife to apply for a one-month visit visa in June before I head home in July. We want to go to different places ...
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Address in Nepal field in visa application form

I want to do the Annapurna circuit trek. What is the purpose of Address in Nepal field in the visa application form (http://www.online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/tourist-visa)? What am I supposed to ...
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Is it possible to buy outdoor clothing in Northern India/Nepal?

Another shopping question, but I do think it is on topic! I will soon travel to India, the first few months I will spend in the south and lower parts of the country where it will be warm and hot. As ...
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Delhi to Kathmandu by land [duplicate]

I expect to be sent to Delhi on business for a month, probably August. I have requested a week of leave in the middle of the visit. A week of leave would allow 9 days as I could use the two adjacent ...
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Document requirement for a 2+ year old child from India to Nepal by air accompanied by an adult

My son is supposed to travel to Kathmandu from New Delhi next month. He will be accompanying his mother who has a valid passport. What document would be required for him? He is 2 years and 3 months ...
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Is it possible to go overland from Yangon to Kathmandu?

How can I get to Kathmandu from Myanmar using land transport?
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Is it currently possible to cross the Sino-Nepal Friendship Bridge from China to Nepal in own 4x4 car?

Apparently the Sino-Nepal Friendship Bridge was closed after 2015 earthquakes. What is the current status of the crossing? Assuming I get a permit to drive my vehicle in Tibet, with a guide of ...
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Lhasa to Kathmandu by bus

I am planning to go to China for 3 months. The next country I would jump into ideally would be Nepal from Tibet, because next I would go India. As I understand Tibet is now accessible by train from ...
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Which national parks in Nepal do not legally require you to have a guide?

I am having difficulty finding out which national parks in Nepal do not legally require you to have a guide, using my phone and local data. There doesn't seem to be a single website, even a Nepali ...
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Cost difference of Trekking solo vs with a group to EBC [closed]

I am planning for an Everest Base Camp trek this October, and have researched on the costs of going with a tour operator which ranges anywhere between $1000 to $5000+ for anywhere between 10-20 days. ...
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Solo Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp [closed]

I would like to go to Annapurna Base Camp alone. Time : December 15 - December 24, 2017 I've few questions: Weather: will the weather will be too much harsh on the that period? Will it be bit risky ...
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Does a Bangladeshi citizen holding a multi-entry Indian visa need a transit visa for Nepal

I am a Bangladeshi citizen and have applied for multiple entry visa to India. Now I plan to visit India, Nepal & Bhutan all together. Do I need a transit visa for Nepal?
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Mount Everest without the crowd

I'm looking to trek to Base camp Mount Everest in the next year, I'm just wondering what the best time of the year would be to avoid the huge crowds I keep hearing about. I don't care if its ...
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Do I need a visa to travel from India to Nepal?

I am planning for a one month journey to Kathmandu, Nepal. I have read that Indian citizen does not need to have visa as to travel to Nepal. If so what all identifications/documents should I carry ...
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I am currently in Nepal (have Nepali Visa) and looking to travel to India for a couple of days. Do I need to get an Indian visa?

I am just wondering if a Nepal visa covers my trip to India since they are neighbouring countries.
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Can an Aadhaar card be used as a proof of ID to travel to Nepal? [duplicate]

I don't have any of the specified documents for travelling to Nepal as an identity proof. Can I use an Aadhaar card instead as proof of identity?
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I have to travel Nepal by air [duplicate]

but I have only two documents ( Aadhar card and pan card) can I travel on these I'd proof.if any other options is required than pls guide me . waiting for your soonest response.
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Trekking in Nepal [closed]

What is the condition of Nepal after Earthquake in Nepal. A trekking Company Named Budget Trekking Says its good to travel. But i am really confused what to do? Can anyone help me out
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Where in Switzerland can I exchange Nepalese Rupee into Swiss Francs?

I have Nepalese rupees at home that are worth around 50 Swiss francs (45 Euros). I wanted to exchange them and tried two large banks. Both of them said that they don't accept Nepalese rupees. So what ...
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How to get from Delhi to Kathmandu overland?

I am going to Nepal and probably, same as everyone, through Delhi. I was considering going overland from Delhi to Kathmandu, however I have found many posts that advise against it in favor of a flight....
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Where to find a reliable weather forecast for mountain region of Nepal

Where can I find a reliable weather forecast for trekking in remote mountain regions of Nepal? I'm planning a trek to Upper Dolpo (east of Dhaulagiri range). Considering a recent fatalities ...
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Return stamp is missing (via train)

I was travelling to Nepal on a flight and my passport was stamped. I returned back to Calcutta on a train and I didn't get a stamp when crossing the border. Is that a problem?
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Is it legal for an Indian Citizen to travel to Nepal without any form of identification?

I am an Indian Citizen and I wish to drive to Nepal. I am aware of the fact that if you enter Nepal by air, even as an Indian Citizen, you will be required to present an ID. According to Wikipedia, ...
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Skiing near Katmandu, Nepal

I will be travelling to Kathmandu (and onwards to Pokhara). Is there some place where we can go for skiing which is drivable distance from these cities?
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Questions regarding luggage pick up in Delhi in transit

I am a South African citizen arriving in Delhi en route to Kathmandu and the problem is I am flying in on one airline and departing on another so I have to collect my luggage in Delhi. I am returning ...
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How can I get a Nepal Telecom SIM card in Thamel, Kathmandu?

Does anyone know how I can get a Nepal Telecom SIM card in (or close to) Thamel, as a foreigner? Preferable straight away with not so much hassle because I plan on going trekking ASAP. I want Nepal ...
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I'm from Israel, do I need power adapters for Nepal?

I'm traveling to Nepal and I don't know if I need to bring power adapters and if so which power adapters to bring
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Why do Nepalese authorities care about Everest climb fairness?

Following this news piece. Nepal said on Tuesday it was investigating whether a Chinese woman, this season's sole climber of Mount Everest from the Nepalese side, used a helicopter to reach a ...
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Can I carry slush powder as a carry-on on a flight?

I am going to attend an international conference in which I need to perform a magic trick using slush powder (aka sodium polyacrylate water gel). Can I carry it on the flight? I will be travelling ...
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Can you bring a used TV into Nepal? [closed]

Am I allowed to bring in a second-hand TV into Nepal?