Nepal is an enchanting place where you can gaze at the crystalline peaks of the world’s highest mountain range, enjoy the sunrise as it splashes hues of red and orange on blushing mountain ranges, trek from alpine meadows to jungle forests, explore native wildlife on safari and fly among the peaks of the Everest range. Travel to Nepal with MyHoliday2 and experience small group tours with highly experienced guides. Choose from budget 2For1 Nepal tours to trekking to Everest Base Camp as well as cultural combination tours. A holiday to Nepal provides something for everyone.
Everybody loves a few travel facts and our Nepal Travel Snapshot gives you a brief idea of what to expect when planning a holiday to Nepal. Read on below as we expand on our travel bites…
Best Time To Travel – The very best time of year to tour Nepal is between September and January as it’s generally dry and skies are clear, which is why climbers and hikers love this season.
Capital City – The capital and largest city in Nepal is Kathmandu. Also known as the city of temples, the city stands at an elevation of approximately 1,400 metres (4,600 feet) above sea level in the bowl-shaped Kathmandu valley in central Nepal.
Currency – The national currency in Nepal is the Nepalese Rupee. The approximate exchange is $1 = 85 Nepalese Rupee. Please make sure you have cash (rupees or US dollars are also widely accepted) with you if trekking as not all hotels, restaurants accept credit card and ATM’s can be unreliable.
Approximate Travel Time – From Australia to Nepal the approximate flight time is 11 hours via Singapore or Hong Kong.
Religion – 81% of people living in Nepal practice Hinduism.
Famous Dish – Dal Bhat is the famous staple food of Nepal -Dal Bhat is mainly rice served along with lentil soup and vegetable curry or chicken (or meat). This meal is the most beloved one amongst Nepali people as it’s wholesome and provides nutrition.
The next very popular dish is Momos. This is one of the favourites for tourists and is a must try for everyone visiting Nepal.
Momos are small envelopes of white flour stuffed with veggies or minced lamb or chicken. They are served with different kinds of sauces and mayonnaise which makes the combination a delicious snack.
Visa Required – A 90 day Tourist visa can be applied for on arrival at Kathmandu airport.
Fitness Level – We rate our Nepal tours at a high fitness level if trekking and moderate to high while touring – travellers need to be fully mobile.