1. It’s easy to get there
There are several airlines with connecting flights to Nepal from Europe, USA and Asia. Qatar Airways, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Oman Air, Turkish Airlines, Air India, and Jet Airways all have connecting flights to Kathmandu from Europe and the USA. Korean Air, Thai Aiways, Singapore Airlines, and Cathay Pacific have connecting flights from the west coast of the USA and from Asia to Nepal. Tourists from most countries can obtain a Nepal visa on arrival. To facilitate matters complete a Nepal Visa online application.
2. Tons of Hills and Himalayan Mountains
68% of the country’s area is hilly. The geographical region lying between 4,500 m and 8,848 m in the northern part covers about 15% of the total land area of the country. You can visit the major cities and attractions of Nepal such as Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan, but there are many lesser-known places that don’t get the attention they deserve. The hilly regions have some of the best climate. And there are over 3000 villages in the hilly region. Traveling through villages provides the best experience of the diverse culture of different ethnic groups.
3. You can’t beat the magnificent views
With all the diverse landscapes across the country, magnificent views abound. You’ll find high Himalayan ranges, rolling hills, green forests and rice paddy fields. There are brilliant blue skies, vibrant greenery, and turquoise rivers. No matter where you go in the Nepal, there is a view you’ll want to capture as the backdrop for your selfie.
4. Friendly People
The Nepalese love having people visit their country. Tourism is major source of income for Nepalese people. Nepal has colorful people and over123 different ethnic groups – each with their own dialect and culture. Where ever you visit in Nepal, people communicate with tourists saying“Namaste !”
5. Variation of foods
Local specialties include dal bhat and mo mo. But there are tremendous varieties of food and cuisine available in most tourist destinations. You can choose from pasta to pizza, Chinese to Japanese foods, Mexican, Irish, Korean and Asian and Continental foods. If you are keen to try some authentic ethnic cuisine we can arrange a home-stay in a rural area.
You can visit several unique attractions and stay in some of the luxurious accommodations for a fraction of the price of other parts of the world. A 10-day visit to Nepal that includes some of the most famous world heritage attractions-Kathmandu Durbar Square, Living goddess, Chitwan National Park, Hiking in Pokhara– can cost as little as $1645 per person. This price includes accommodations, transfers, guided tours, meals and excursions.
You have several options of accommodations: from home-stay, eco-lodges, standard, first class and luxury accommodations. We can arrange it all for you.
7. Family Friendly
Many people think that Nepal is just a mountainous country and a destination for trekkers and climbers only. That is not true! Nepal is a family-friendly destination as well. Kathmandu Valley, Pokhara, and Chitwan are wonderful places for families. There is short hiking around Kathmandu and Pokhara to rural villages – providing the experience of a lifetime for parents with children. Home-stays, eco-lodges, budget to luxury hotels – all are available, according to your budget and interests. We can include plenty of options to ensure your family’s needs and comfort are met. There are activities for all ages and activity levels: hiking, rafting, zip flying, paragliding, boating, walking tours – just to name a few.
8. Climate, Flora and Fauna
Nepal has one of the best climates! There are over 400 species of birds, and thousand of colorful flowers and plants. You have the opportunity to see black rhino, crocodile, peacocks and more! Vegetables are fruits are widely available.
Nepal is considered one of the safest countries in south Asia! This is in part due to the religious nature of the Nepalese people and their general kindness to tourists. Of course, it’s important to take precautions with valuables.