Nepal Tours

A Nepal tour takes you to the core of rich culture, impressive history, unspoiled scenery and fascinating cities. A group tour through Nepal offers plenty of variety and intrigues all travellers. From the birthplace of Buddha to the tallest mountain in the world, Nepal will forever have a piece of your heart. Discover Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu which is boundlessly captivating with various sights, sounds and smells and marvel at the medieval temples. Encounter Pokhara, a city which offers remarkable scenery, adventure pursuits and an abundant of food options; experience an incredible trekking venture at Annapurna and visit the beautiful Chitwan, which is home to Nepal’s first national park. Prepare to be thoroughly impressed as you embark on a once in a life time adventure through Nepal.

Take a journey through Nepal and India on a group tour where exploration and adventure awaits. On a Nepal and India tour visit Nepal’s incredible capital Kathmandu, trek through spectacular scenery and marvel at the remarkable wildlife. Trip through India’s chaotic city Delhi, gape at the abundance of forts and monuments and see the jewel of Muslim art, the Taj Mahal. Be prepared to discover enthralling culture, history, people, cities and scenery of two remarkable countries whilst on a venture of a lifetime.

A Nepal tour takes you to the core of rich culture, impressive history, unspoiled scenery and fascinating cities. A group tour through Nepal offers plenty of variety and intrigues all travellers. From the birthplace of Buddha to the tallest mountain in the world, Nepal will forever have a piece of your heart. Discover Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu which is boundlessly captivating with various sights, sounds and smells and marvel at the medieval temples.

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Nepal Accommodation

Please find below the 3 Star hotels and Superior Local Lodge used on our Nepal trips. All accommodation is carefully hand-selected to satisfy our standards in terms of quality, authenticity and location for you to enjoy a comfortable and unforgettable holiday.

KANTIPUR VILLAGE
Kathmandu
4 Star

The charming Kathmandu hotel offers rooms equipped with tea-coffee maker, flat-screen TV and minibar.

AABAS
Pokhara
4 Star

The modern-design hotel offers rooms equipped with flat-screen tv, kettle and safe box.

GHANDRUK TEA HOUSE
Ghandruk
Lodge

When you need to take a break after a long day of trekking, local trekking lodges are all you need.

DHAAMPUS TEAHOUSE
Dhampus
Lodge

When you need to take a break after a long day of trekking, local trekking lodges are all you need.

GREEN MANSIONS JUNGLE RESORT
Chitwan
4 Star

Situated just next to Chitwan National Park, the resort offers a perfect location to its guests.

PARK PLAZA
Delhi
4 Star

The modern design hotel located in the Eastern Delhi offers an outdoor swimming pool, fitness & SPA centre and an on-site restaurant.

HOWARD PLAZA HOTEL
Agra
4 Star

Located at the centre of Agra's touristic zone, Hotel Howard Plaza is a comfortable 4-star hotel with the famed Taj Mahal at its backdrop.

THE SHER GARH RESORT
Ranthambore
4 Star

The contemporary-design hotel located in Ranthambore offers rooms equipped with air condition, electric kettle, toiletries and flat-screen TV.

THE FERN RESIDENCY
Varanasi
4 Star

The stylish Varanasi hotel offers its guests an on-site restaurant, bar and an indoor swimming pool.

THE FERN RESIDENCY
Jaipur
4 Star

The fancy accommodation in Jaipur offers its guests an outdoor swimming pool, SPA & wellness centre and an on-site restaurant.

THE FERN RESIDENCY
Jodhpur
4 Star

The services in this modern-design hotel include 2 restaurants with different varieties, a bar and a fitness center.

THE FERN RESIDENCY
Udaipur
4 Star

A contemporary hotel equipped with comfortable rooms, an on-site vegetarian restaurant and a bar.

ITC WELCOMHOTEL
Dwarka / New Delhi
5 Star

A modern-design and elegant hotel located in Dwarka - New Delhi, offering its guests 2 restaurants with different varieties and a bar.

KHAJURO RAMADA BY WYNDHAM
Khajuraho
5 Star

A zen hotel nestled in the middle of woods, equipped with a wellness center, an outdoor pool and an on-site restaurant & bar.

ORCHHA PALACE
Orchha
4 Star

Surrounded by 5 hectares of gardens, this upscale hotel in an airy collection of buildings is 4 km from Orchha railway station and 2 km from Jahangir Mahal citadel and Raja Ram Temple.

CLARKS SAFARI
Pushkar
4 Star

A stylish hotel, offering the guests an outdoor pool, fitness center, an on-site restaurant and free bikes.

DEOGARH MAHAL
Deogarh
4 Star

A palace like hotel with sophisticated interiors offers its guests an unforgettable stay.

Nepal Sights Map

Nepal Tours Guidebook

Best Time to Visit Nepal

Find our seasonal breakdown in detail for the best time to visit Nepal. The best time to visit Nepal is the autumn season for the most popular activities in Nepal. The best time to visit Nepal largely depends on the type of experience you seek and the region you plan to explore. However, for most travelers, the ideal time is during the autumn months, from September to November. During this period, Nepal enjoys clear skies, pleasant temperatures, and vibrant landscapes, making it perfect for trekking, mountaineering, and outdoor adventures. The breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest, are at their finest during the fall, and popular treks like the Annapurna Circuit and Everest Base Camp offer the best conditions for hikers. Why You Should Visit Nepal: You should visit Nepal for its breathtaking natural beauty, including the majestic Himalayas and the world's highest peak, Mount Everest. The country offers a unique blend of diverse landscapes, rich culture, and warm hospitality. Trekking, mountaineering, and exploring ancient temples and monasteries are just a few of the many experiences that make Nepal a captivating destination for adventurers, nature enthusiasts, and those seeking a spiritual journey.
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Best Places to Visit in Nepal

Nepal offers a wealth of remarkable destinations to explore. Visit our best places to visit in Nepal page to read about all the fascinating places visited on our tours. Nepal boasts an array of stunning destinations that cater to various interests. Among the must-see places is the Annapurna Region, renowned for its trekking trails and the breathtaking Annapurna Massif. The city of Pokhara, located in this region, offers serene lakes, mountain views, and adventure activities like paragliding. Another iconic destination is Kathmandu, the capital city, which is a cultural hub with ancient temples, palaces, and vibrant markets. The Kathmandu Valley is home to UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Swayambhunath (the Monkey Temple) and Bhaktapur Durbar Square, showcasing Nepal's rich architectural and historical heritage. Additionally, Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, is a significant pilgrimage site for Buddhists and a place of deep spiritual significance.
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Nepal Travel Advice

Read through our Nepal travel advice in detail and make sure you are up-to-date with the pre-departure essentials before your trips to Nepal. Ensure your passport is valid for at least six months beyond your intended departure date from Nepal. Check the visa requirements for your nationality, as Nepal offers both on-arrival visas and visas obtained through Nepalese embassies or consulates abroad. Research and prepare the required documents accordingly. Respect local customs and traditions, dress modestly, and remove your shoes when entering religious sites. Be aware of local customs and etiquette. You need to have valid and adequate travel insurance before your tour with Travel Talk begins.
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Nepal Culture

Visit our Nepalese culture page to read about the fascinating culture of Nepal: eating & drinking, crafts, shopping, religion, etiquette, festivals and more. Nepalese culture is a captivating blend of ancient traditions, diverse ethnicities, and rich heritage, making it a tapestry of unique customs and rituals. The culture of Nepal is deeply rooted in its religious diversity, with Hinduism and Buddhism playing central roles. Temples, stupas, and monasteries are scattered across the country, reflecting the spiritual essence of Nepalese life. The Kathmandu Valley, in particular, is a cultural treasure trove, with its seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the sacred temple of Pashupatinath and the stunning architecture of Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Nepal's cultural diversity is evident in its various ethnic groups, each with its own traditions, languages, and festivals. From the Newars in the Kathmandu Valley to the Sherpas in the Himalayas, and the Tharus in the Terai region, every group brings its unique customs and celebrations. Festivals are a vibrant part of Nepalese culture, with Dashain and Tihar being among the most significant Hindu celebrations, while Losar and Buddha Jayanti are celebrated with great enthusiasm by the Buddhist communities.
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Nepalese Food

Visit our Nepalese Food page to read more about the delicious local cuisine, find must-try dishes and beverages on your journey. Read articles about the diverse Nepalese cuisine from fellow foodies and seasoned travellers. Nepalese cuisine offers a delightful array of flavors, drawing inspiration from its diverse geography and cultural influences. While rice is the staple food, Nepalese dishes showcase a variety of ingredients, aromatic spices, and traditional cooking techniques. Dal Bhat, a wholesome meal comprising steamed rice and lentil soup (dal), often accompanied by vegetable curries, pickles, and sometimes meat, is a staple in Nepalese households. Momos, delicious steamed or fried dumplings filled with meat or vegetables and served with tangy sauces, are a beloved street food and a popular snack. Nepalese cuisine also reflects its regional diversity. In the hills and Kathmandu Valley, you can savor hearty dishes like Gundruk (fermented leafy greens), Dhido (a traditional millet-based staple), and the fiery Newari cuisine, known for its spicy, flavorful dishes. In the Terai region, the food takes on a subtropical influence, with a focus on grains like rice and maize, and dishes such as Masu (spiced meat) and Aloo Tama (potato and bamboo shoot curry).
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Nepal Tours - FAQ

Please ensure that your passport is valid for at
least 6 months after the last day of your trip
as some countries may refuse entry if there is
any less. All foreign nationals, except Indian
citizens, are required to have a valid visa to
enter Nepal. Visas can be obtained at your
nearest Nepal Embassy or Diplomatic Mission.
Most citizens can also be granted a visa on
arrival at multiple border entry points.
For up-to-date regulations, please check the
link: http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/

All passengers traveling with Travel Talk must have travel insurance before participating in the tour.
Your travel insurance information will be noted by your leader before your tour.
Travel insurance is particularly important as it protects what happens during travel against sudden and unforeseen events that occur during travel.

Nepal has typical monsoonal conditions with
two seasons a year. October-November marks
the start of the dry season, which in many
ways is the best time of the year in Nepal.

Mobile coverage and internet connection are accessible, not much in remote areas.

Using your Cell Phone in Nepal, especially if you’re going to be using your cell phone a lot, the best solution is to have an unlocked GSM phone that will accept the SIM cards of other carriers, and to put a local SIM card in it. Ensure that global roaming is enabled on your phone before you arrive.There might be some conditions you should be aware of, so check with your phone provider.

The official currency in Nepal is the Nepalese Rupee. A few examples of approximate prices; 2-4 samosas at a street stall: $1
Sandwich/non-beef burger at a take-out stand: $1.50 – $2.50
Set breakfast: $2 – $3
Western meal in a nice restaurant: $5 – $15
Large beer (500 ml) in a store: $2 – $3.25
Large beer or glass of wine in a bar/restaurant – $2.75 – $7
Cup of tea in a restaurant: 40 cents to $1.25
Good cup of coffee: $0.80 to $2
“Trekkers Choice” biscuits or local granola bar: 20 – 40 cents

It is not recommended to consume the tap water in Nepal. Restaurants will offer purified drinking water, but visitors are always advised to drink bottled water.

Credit cards can be used in several big stores, hotels, restaurants and banks. All major credit cards are accepted in Nepal.Not every small shop accepts cards, so you may need cash for smaller expenses.

There will be cash machines accepting international cards in major cities of Nepal, very few can be found in smaller towns and rural areas, so make sure you have enough cash for your purchases as cash machines may not be available.

Discretion is advised for LGBTQI-travelers in Nepal. Public displays of intimacy by anyone are frowned upon. Nepal is the only country in South Asia that does not criminalise same-sex relations. A landmark Supreme Court hearing in December 2007 ordered the government to end discrimination against sexual minorities and to ensure equal rights. That said, there’s not a big open gay scene in Nepal.

Arrival airport transfer is included for the flights landing to Kathmandu on the first day of your tour from 5am to 11:30pm or if you have booked your Pre Accommodation with us. You must inform our call center or [email protected] of your flight details (date of flight, flight number, arrival time and name of travelers) at least 14 days prior to your arrival to arrange your transfer. You will be picked up by a Travel Talk representative holding a Travel Talk sign at the airport. Departure airport transfer is only available on the last day of the tour between 05:00 and 17:00

The welcome meeting will be with the group and your guide at 6.30pm in the hotel lobby. You can view your arrival information from the link below. If there is any change in your arrival hotel, we will send you an e-mail with the information before your trip; https://www.traveltalktours.com/nepal-arrival-hotels/

Depending on the dates and hotel availability, we may be able to arrange pre/post-tour accommodation in Kathmandu. Pre Accommodation includes breakfast & airport transfer and Post Tour Accommodation includes breakfast.

There are always solo travelers & like-minded passengers on our tours & we always work to provide our passengers a relaxed & sociable environment, allowing them to easily meet people & make friends.

There are always solo travelers on our tours. If you don’t mind being roomed with another single traveler of the same gender, then you do not need to pay the supplement. Single supplement is for travelers who would like to stay in a single room for the duration of their tour.

You can contact our agents with your request & we will do our best to arrange your room accordingly. For all requests you can contact [email protected] or 0208 099 9596.

Travel Talk specializes in giving you the best tours from around the world, unfortunately the tours we offer do not include airfare and we do not book or advise on airfare. You will be responsible for booking airfare to meet with the group at the starting city.

If you provide your dietary requirements at the time of booking, we will do our best to make the necessary arrangements where available. Please note that gluten-free & vegan options may be limited in the country.

The official currency in Nepal is the Nepalese Rupee. Avoid changing the bulk of your money at the airport as the exchange rates are usually more favorable in the city. Your tour leader will be pleased to help you if you need any assistance.

Good news, there isn’t any luggage restriction on our tours as long as you’re able to carry your own luggage!

If you are participating in a combination tour of India and Nepal, since it includes a flight between India and Nepal, please note the baggage allowance below;

Checked Baggage Allowance: 20kg Hand Baggage Allowance: 7kg

Tips are a common reward for service staff in Nepal. Your tour guide and crew will be especially appreciative and honored with this kind of traditional gratitude at the end of your tour.

You can join a tour late or miss the info meeting on the first day if you inform our agents prior to departure. Please note that it will be your responsibility to make the necessary arrangements to catch the group.

For all emergencies, you can contact +44 208 099 7536

Day 04: Pokhara (820 m) – Nayapul (1700 m) to Tolka (1700 m)

Drive Pokhara – Nayapul 42 km / One and half hour.

Day 05: Trek to Dhampus from Tolka (1700 m / 5 hours walking)

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Best time to visit Nepal

Best Time to Visit Nepal

Find our seasonal breakdown in detail for the best time to visit Nepal. The best time to visit Nepal is the autumn season for the most popular activities in Nepal. The best time to visit Nepal largely depends on the type of experience you seek and the region you plan to explore. However, for most travelers, the ideal time is during the autumn months, from September to November. During this period, Nepal enjoys clear skies, pleasant temperatures, and vibrant landscapes, making it perfect for trekking, mountaineering, and outdoor adventures. The breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest, are at their finest during the fall, and popular treks like the Annapurna Circuit and Everest Base Camp offer the best conditions for hikers. Why You Should Visit Nepal: You should visit Nepal for its breathtaking natural beauty, including the majestic Himalayas and the world's highest peak, Mount Everest. The country offers a unique blend of diverse landscapes, rich culture, and warm hospitality. Trekking, mountaineering, and exploring ancient temples and monasteries are just a few of the many experiences that make Nepal a captivating destination for adventurers, nature enthusiasts, and those seeking a spiritual journey.
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TRAVEL GUIDE
Best places to visit in Nepal

Best Places to Visit in Nepal

Nepal offers a wealth of remarkable destinations to explore. Visit our best places to visit in Nepal page to read about all the fascinating places visited on our tours. Nepal boasts an array of stunning destinations that cater to various interests. Among the must-see places is the Annapurna Region, renowned for its trekking trails and the breathtaking Annapurna Massif. The city of Pokhara, located in this region, offers serene lakes, mountain views, and adventure activities like paragliding. Another iconic destination is Kathmandu, the capital city, which is a cultural hub with ancient temples, palaces, and vibrant markets. The Kathmandu Valley is home to UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Swayambhunath (the Monkey Temple) and Bhaktapur Durbar Square, showcasing Nepal's rich architectural and historical heritage. Additionally, Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, is a significant pilgrimage site for Buddhists and a place of deep spiritual significance.
Read More
TRAVEL GUIDE
Travel advice

Nepal Travel Advice

Read through our Nepal travel advice in detail and make sure you are up-to-date with the pre-departure essentials before your trips to Nepal. Ensure your passport is valid for at least six months beyond your intended departure date from Nepal. Check the visa requirements for your nationality, as Nepal offers both on-arrival visas and visas obtained through Nepalese embassies or consulates abroad. Research and prepare the required documents accordingly. Respect local customs and traditions, dress modestly, and remove your shoes when entering religious sites. Be aware of local customs and etiquette. You need to have valid and adequate travel insurance before your tour with Travel Talk begins.
Read More
tours for solo travelers
TRAVEL GUIDE
Culture

Nepal Culture

Visit our Nepalese culture page to read about the fascinating culture of Nepal: eating & drinking, crafts, shopping, religion, etiquette, festivals and more. Nepalese culture is a captivating blend of ancient traditions, diverse ethnicities, and rich heritage, making it a tapestry of unique customs and rituals. The culture of Nepal is deeply rooted in its religious diversity, with Hinduism and Buddhism playing central roles. Temples, stupas, and monasteries are scattered across the country, reflecting the spiritual essence of Nepalese life. The Kathmandu Valley, in particular, is a cultural treasure trove, with its seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the sacred temple of Pashupatinath and the stunning architecture of Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Nepal's cultural diversity is evident in its various ethnic groups, each with its own traditions, languages, and festivals. From the Newars in the Kathmandu Valley to the Sherpas in the Himalayas, and the Tharus in the Terai region, every group brings its unique customs and celebrations. Festivals are a vibrant part of Nepalese culture, with Dashain and Tihar being among the most significant Hindu celebrations, while Losar and Buddha Jayanti are celebrated with great enthusiasm by the Buddhist communities.
Read More
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TRAVEL GUIDE
Food

Nepalese Food

Visit our Nepalese Food page to read more about the delicious local cuisine, find must-try dishes and beverages on your journey. Read articles about the diverse Nepalese cuisine from fellow foodies and seasoned travellers. Nepalese cuisine offers a delightful array of flavors, drawing inspiration from its diverse geography and cultural influences. While rice is the staple food, Nepalese dishes showcase a variety of ingredients, aromatic spices, and traditional cooking techniques. Dal Bhat, a wholesome meal comprising steamed rice and lentil soup (dal), often accompanied by vegetable curries, pickles, and sometimes meat, is a staple in Nepalese households. Momos, delicious steamed or fried dumplings filled with meat or vegetables and served with tangy sauces, are a beloved street food and a popular snack. Nepalese cuisine also reflects its regional diversity. In the hills and Kathmandu Valley, you can savor hearty dishes like Gundruk (fermented leafy greens), Dhido (a traditional millet-based staple), and the fiery Newari cuisine, known for its spicy, flavorful dishes. In the Terai region, the food takes on a subtropical influence, with a focus on grains like rice and maize, and dishes such as Masu (spiced meat) and Aloo Tama (potato and bamboo shoot curry).
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HIGHLIGHTS
Kathmandu
The capital of Nepal, Kathmandu is the historic, cultural, and artistic center of the country as well as the traveler's launchpad to the Himalayas.
HIGHLIGHTS
Chitwan
Chitwan National Park is listed as a World Heritage site and consists of a diversity of ecosystems including the Churia hills, Ox-bow lakes and the flood plains of the Rapti.
HIGHLIGHTS
Pokhara
Pokhara is the second city of Nepal, casually sprawling on the shore of the dazzling Phewa Lake. It is a tourist-attractor with spectacular views of the Annapurna.
ACCOMMODATION
Kathmandu
KANTIPUR VILLAGE
4 Star
ACCOMMODATION
Pokhara
AABAS
4 Star
ACCOMMODATION
Ghandruk
GHANDRUK TEA HOUSE
ACCOMMODATION
Dhampus
DHAAMPUS TEAHOUSE
ACCOMMODATION
Chitwan
GREEN MANSIONS JUNGLE RESORT
4 Star
ACCOMMODATION
Delhi
PARK PLAZA
4 Star
ACCOMMODATION
Agra
HOWARD PLAZA HOTEL
4 Star
ACCOMMODATION
Ranthambore
THE SHER GARH RESORT
4 Star
ACCOMMODATION
Varanasi
THE FERN RESIDENCY
4 Star
ACCOMMODATION
Jaipur
THE FERN RESIDENCY
4 Star
ACCOMMODATION
Jodhpur
THE FERN RESIDENCY
4 Star
ACCOMMODATION
Udaipur
THE FERN RESIDENCY
4 Star
ACCOMMODATION
Dwarka / New Delhi
ITC WELCOMHOTEL
5 Star
ACCOMMODATION
Khajuraho
KHAJURO RAMADA BY WYNDHAM
5 Star
ACCOMMODATION
Orchha
ORCHHA PALACE
4 Star
ACCOMMODATION
Pushkar
CLARKS SAFARI
4 Star
ACCOMMODATION
Deogarh
DEOGARH MAHAL
4 Star
F.A.Q.
Do I need a visa to enter Nepal?
Please ensure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months after the last day of your trip as some countries may refuse entry if there is any less. All foreign nationals, except Indian citizens, are required to have a valid visa to enter Nepal. Visas can be obtained at your nearest Nepal Embassy or Diplomatic Mission. Most citizens can also be granted a visa on arrival at multiple border entry points. For up-to-date regulations, please check the link: http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/
F.A.Q.
Do I need to purchase travel insurance before travelling to Nepal?
All passengers traveling with Travel Talk must have travel insurance before participating in the tour. Your travel insurance information will be noted by your leader before your tour. Travel insurance is particularly important as it protects what happens during travel against sudden and unforeseen events that occur during travel.
F.A.Q.
When is the best time to visit Nepal?
Nepal has typical monsoonal conditions with two seasons a year. October-November marks the start of the dry season, which in many ways is the best time of the year in Nepal.
F.A.Q.
What is the internet access like in Nepal?
Mobile coverage and internet connection are accessible, not much in remote areas.
F.A.Q.
Can I use my mobile while in Nepal?
Using your Cell Phone in Nepal, especially if you're going to be using your cell phone a lot, the best solution is to have an unlocked GSM phone that will accept the SIM cards of other carriers, and to put a local SIM card in it. Ensure that global roaming is enabled on your phone before you arrive.There might be some conditions you should be aware of, so check with your phone provider.
F.A.Q.
How much does it cost for a…?
The official currency in Nepal is the Nepalese Rupee. A few examples of approximate prices; 2-4 samosas at a street stall: $1 Sandwich/non-beef burger at a take-out stand: $1.50 – $2.50 Set breakfast: $2 – $3 Western meal in a nice restaurant: $5 – $15 Large beer (500 ml) in a store: $2 – $3.25 Large beer or glass of wine in a bar/restaurant – $2.75 – $7 Cup of tea in a restaurant: 40 cents to $1.25 Good cup of coffee: $0.80 to $2 “Trekkers Choice” biscuits or local granola bar: 20 – 40 cents
F.A.Q.
Can I drink tap water in Nepal?
It is not recommended to consume the tap water in Nepal. Restaurants will offer purified drinking water, but visitors are always advised to drink bottled water.
F.A.Q.
Are credit cards widely accepted in Nepal?
Credit cards can be used in several big stores, hotels, restaurants and banks. All major credit cards are accepted in Nepal.Not every small shop accepts cards, so you may need cash for smaller expenses.
F.A.Q.
What is ATM access like in Nepal?
There will be cash machines accepting international cards in major cities of Nepal, very few can be found in smaller towns and rural areas, so make sure you have enough cash for your purchases as cash machines may not be available.
F.A.Q.
Is Nepal safe for LGBTQIA+ travellers?
Discretion is advised for LGBTQI-travelers in Nepal. Public displays of intimacy by anyone are frowned upon. Nepal is the only country in South Asia that does not criminalise same-sex relations. A landmark Supreme Court hearing in December 2007 ordered the government to end discrimination against sexual minorities and to ensure equal rights. That said, there’s not a big open gay scene in Nepal.
F.A.Q.
Are airport transfers included and how do I arrange them?
Arrival airport transfer is included for the flights landing to Kathmandu on the first day of your tour from 5am to 11:30pm or if you have booked your Pre Accommodation with us. You must inform our call center or [email protected] of your flight details (date of flight, flight number, arrival time and name of travelers) at least 14 days prior to your arrival to arrange your transfer. You will be picked up by a Travel Talk representative holding a Travel Talk sign at the airport. Departure airport transfer is only available on the last day of the tour between 05:00 and 17:00
F.A.Q.
Where is the welcome meeting on day 1 of my tour?
The welcome meeting will be with the group and your guide at 6.30pm in the hotel lobby. You can view your arrival information from the link below. If there is any change in your arrival hotel, we will send you an e-mail with the information before your trip; https://www.traveltalktours.com/nepal-arrival-hotels/
F.A.Q.
Can I book pre or post tour accommodation?
Depending on the dates and hotel availability, we may be able to arrange pre/post-tour accommodation in Kathmandu. Pre Accommodation includes breakfast & airport transfer and Post Tour Accommodation includes breakfast.
F.A.Q.
Do you have solo travellers on your tours?
There are always solo travelers & like-minded passengers on our tours & we always work to provide our passengers a relaxed & sociable environment, allowing them to easily meet people & make friends.
F.A.Q.
I’m a solo passenger, do I need to pay single supplement?
There are always solo travelers on our tours. If you don’t mind being roomed with another single traveler of the same gender, then you do not need to pay the supplement. Single supplement is for travelers who would like to stay in a single room for the duration of their tour.
F.A.Q.
Can I be roomed with my friends?
You can contact our agents with your request & we will do our best to arrange your room accordingly. For all requests you can contact [email protected] or 0208 099 9596.
F.A.Q.
Do you arrange flights?
Travel Talk specializes in giving you the best tours from around the world, unfortunately the tours we offer do not include airfare and we do not book or advise on airfare. You will be responsible for booking airfare to meet with the group at the starting city.
F.A.Q.
Will my dietary requirements be catered for?
If you provide your dietary requirements at the time of booking, we will do our best to make the necessary arrangements where available. Please note that gluten-free & vegan options may be limited in the country.
F.A.Q.
What currency should I bring?
The official currency in Nepal is the Nepalese Rupee. Avoid changing the bulk of your money at the airport as the exchange rates are usually more favorable in the city. Your tour leader will be pleased to help you if you need any assistance.
F.A.Q.
Is there any luggage restriction?
Good news, there isn’t any luggage restriction on our tours as long as you’re able to carry your own luggage! If you are participating in a combination tour of India and Nepal, since it includes a flight between India and Nepal, please note the baggage allowance below; Checked Baggage Allowance: 20kg Hand Baggage Allowance: 7kg
F.A.Q.
Do I need to tip?
Tips are a common reward for service staff in Nepal. Your tour guide and crew will be especially appreciative and honored with this kind of traditional gratitude at the end of your tour.
F.A.Q.
What if I join the tour late?
You can join a tour late or miss the info meeting on the first day if you inform our agents prior to departure. Please note that it will be your responsibility to make the necessary arrangements to catch the group. For all emergencies, you can contact +44 208 099 7536
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What is trekking level on Nepal Tours?
Day 04: Pokhara (820 m) – Nayapul (1700 m) to Tolka (1700 m) Drive Pokhara – Nayapul 42 km / One and half hour. Day 05: Trek to Dhampus from Tolka (1700 m / 5 hours walking)
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