Land of the Himalayas, Nepal is renowned as a paradise for hikers who dream of high mountains and go around the Annapurna, or admire the Everest massif. Following the instructions of a Nepalese tourist guide, you will be able to discover sublime landscapes through trekking tours, but also canyoning or rafting. A trip to Nepal is also about discovering Buddhist culture, including the site of Swayambhunath and its famous stupa in the Kathmandu Valley, one of the oldest Buddhist temples in the country. Going to Nepal also means meeting seventy people who live in the Himalayan mountains and warmly welcome visitors. Whether it is the Newar, Sherpa, Parbatya, Gurung, Tamang, Limbu, Magar peoples, they will offer you their hospitality and smiles, plunge you into the beauty of their landscapes and reveal their ancestral mystique. Nepal is indeed lived at the rhythm of contacts with its population and this is also what makes this country so endearing

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When to go to Nepal?

The high tourist season in Nepal extends from October to April, when the climate is dry and sunny. During the high season, the best time to travel to Nepal is October and November (autumn) and March and April (spring). The low season therefore extends from the end of April to the beginning of September in Nepal: it is the monsoon season. If this weather is not a particular obstacle to activities, your view of the mountains may be reduced because of the accumulation of clouds

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  • Organised trips
  • Going alone
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Many tour operators offer tours in Nepal. To choose the right tour operator, it is recommended to read carefully the stages of the different tours offered. Many tend to favour the wide open spaces, treks and the Annapurna sanctuary, but if you are more interested in cultural visits and encounters with the population, there are adapted tours. For a mix of nature and culture, it is often easier to opt for a tailor-made trip.

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The only international airport in Nepal to access Nepal is Tribhuvan Airport in Kathmandu. No particular risks for solo travellers other than common sense safety precautions. In case of trekking, however, it is strongly recommended to be accompanied by a Nepalese guide specialized in this type of stay.

Due to the rugged terrain and climatic conditions, travelling by road in Nepal is not always easy and often uncomfortable. However, tourist buses offer decent comfort. The air service inside the country is good and really saves time compared to land journeys....

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When to travel?

The high tourist season in Nepal extends from October to April, when the climate is dry and sunny. During the high s...
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Weather forecast

Nepal's climate allows stays in all seasons but the high tourist season runs from October to April, a period during w...
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Budget

Nepal is a cheap destination. Low-cost accommodation is spartan but by paying a little more the comfort becomes corre...
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Formalities

A visa is required to travel to Nepal. It can be obtained from the Embassy of Nepal or by arriving at Kathmandu airpo...
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Health

No vaccination is required for a trip to Nepal. But remember to check to see if your vaccines against polio, diphther...
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How to travel by yourself?

The only international airport in Nepal to access Nepal is Tribhuvan Airport in Kathmandu. No particular risks for s...
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How to get organized?

Many tour operators offer tours in Nepal. To choose the right tour operator, it is recommended to read carefully the...
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Getting around

Due to the rugged terrain and climatic conditions, travelling by road in Nepal is not always easy and often uncomfor...
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