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How to Reach Nepal - By Bus, Train & Flight

Nepal which is a beautiful country known for its spectacular mountain peaks. It also offers enthralling Buddhists monasteries, attractive small town and plentiful green wildlife. Nepal is the house of tallest peaks like Mount Everest. People in Nepal worship Gautam Buddha as it holds a huge significance to the devotees of Buddhists. People who loves mountains and passionate about climbing mountains and doing adventures must visit Nepal.

You will completely enjoy while hiking on the mountains and doing adventures. In fact, the country offers beautiful species of birds and animals along with magnificent view of lakes and ponds.

Getting excited about your trip to Nepal?

So, here is a guide to a diverse ways of reaching to Nepal!

By Flight

If you travel by air then you have to take a flight of Tribhuvan International Airport as it is the only one Airport in Nepal. This international airport functions regularly from Indian cities together with Air India, Indigo, & Jet Airways. The international airlines that connect to Nepal are Etihad Airlines, Silk Air, Qatar Airways, Air china, Fly Dubai, Air Arabia, Oman Airlines, & Malaysian Airlines. The Government is now establishing another airport in Pokhara which is likely to functional by 2021.

By Train

Nepal is wandered by a huge influx of visitors who travels by train which connects to southern Nepal (Sirsiya) and India (Raxaul). No visa is required for travelers but this opportunity is only valid for Nepalese as well as Indians. The direct traveler train will be going to established between Nepal and India and that train would travel from Jayanagar in Bihar to Kurtha in Dhanusa district in South East Nepal.

By Road

If want to travel to Nepal from India then the best and most comfortable option is travel to Nepal via bus. Although, you can also travel to Nepal by car but you need to pay transport allowance fee and toll free while crossing the border. Always remember to take receipts when you pay the fee because you might be asked to show the receipts at the other checkpoints. You’ll surely find a lot of crowd at the border which might frustrate you during the trip to Nepal.

Once you reach Nepal you’ll surely enjoy a lot and get to see numerous types of animals, monasteries, mountain peaks, etc. The activities offered in Nepal are unexplainable as it is so thrilling and exciting to do!

Frequently Asked Questions about Nepal

1. What is the best time to visit Nepal?

The best time period to visit Nepal for trekkers is from March to May and September to November which is a spring season and so you will get to see a clear view of mountains but as it is the spring season, therefore, you will find a huge influx of people. In winters you must visit Nepal in between December to February and in summers you must visit in between June to August which is a great time period but the weather will be uncertain.

2. How many days approximately should I spend in Nepal?

Maximum 5 to 7 days are enough to experience Nepal’s nature and its culture. In between 5 to 7 days you can visit to Kathmandu & Pokhara. If you are looking to go on a trekking on beautiful Himalayas, then you must spend at least ten days to view higher altitudes from the mountain peaks.

3. Do you require visa to visit Nepal?

Of course, the answer is yes! You need Visa to visit Nepal.

4. Which language is used in Nepal?

The official language of the Nepalese is Nepali but English is understood by almost every citizen of Nepal and in small towns diverse cultural groups speaks their own language.

5. How much traveler bags should I can take on flight?

You are permitted to carry approximately 5 kg for carry on and 10 kg for check in for mountain flights and for non – mountain flight, you are permitted to carry up to 20 to 25 kg of traveler bags.

6. What “Teahouse trekking” exactly is?

It means to have an accommodation in a small lodge every night after the trek. Basically, lodges contain five to ten rooms with frequent area which use for eating meals and spending some quality time in peace.

7. How long usually a trek would be?

Your trekking starts from 8 am in the morning till 4 to 5 pm in the evening as you will also take breaks for lunch along the way while trekking. So, it would be around 4 to 6 hours of trek.

8. What should I carry with myself in clothes?

Well, Nepal is a very conservative country. Some places of Nepal are warm and some place are too cold to handle so you should carry clothes which neither too warm nor too short & tight. Instead, you should carry medium weight and easy to carry and wash cotton clothes. From October to February, you have to wear woolen and warm clothes as the weather gets too cold at this time.

9. What are those things which I must aware about of Nepal?

There are few things that you need to take care of when you are in Nepal such as:

  • Always ask for permission before stepping in the Hindu temple.
  • Do not take photographs inside the temple.
  • Be friendly with Nepalese people as they are so welcoming.
  • Always take off your shoes or sleepers before entering inside the temple or homes.

10. Are there any facilities of ATM available?

Yes! ATM facilities are available in Pokhara & Kathmandu in Nepal. Credit cards are accepted here in all the hotels, restaurants, bars and shopping points in Nepal.