Q: What type of shape do I need to be in, is this Kathmandu Pokhara Chitwan tour for me?
A: This trip is suitable for any kind of people from child to old people. Not any pre- experience is necessary.
Q: Will somebody come to pick me up at the airport upon my arrival?
A: Yes, Global Holidays Adventure representative will be there to greet you outside of Terminal Hall. He will be displaying Global Holidays Adventure name card with your name on it. After that, you will be transferred to pre-chosen Hotel.
Q: What is the Visa procedure and Visa cost? Should we apply for the visa from our home country or will get it in Nepalese Airport? What essential documents should I bring with me?
A: You can get the visa at Tribhuwan International Airport after landing; furthermore, it will be easier if you fill up the visa form by online (http://online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/tourist-visa) before taking the flight to Nepal. Entry Visa fees- at present is $ 25 for 15 day, $ 40 for 30 days and $ 100 for three month visa on entry to Nepal.
You should bring following essential documents in the trip:
• Valid Passport: must be valid for up to 6 months.
• Travel insurance: you need to provide a copy of insurance paper to Global Holidays Adventure before you start the trek.
• Flight Tickets.
• Emergency contact numbers for T/C's bank, insurance, family contacts.
Q: What sort of accommodation can I expect in this Kathmandu Pokhara Chitwan tour?
A: Here are so many different categories hotel. It is up your demand. In our itinerary, we provide three star hotel accommodation for entire trip. The hotels have all the facilities of 24 hours hot and cold-water, attached bathrooms, dining rooms, bar, internet facilities, etc.
Q: What sort of foods can I expect in the tour?
A: Normally breakfast will be served in Kathmandu, Nagarkot, Pokhara and Lumbini. All cities you can get the restaurants for Continental, Chinese, Mexican, American based cuisine with some local influences, always plenty to choose from
Q: What sort of transportation you use?
A: Depending on the group size, we use Private cars, minibus, van, land cruiser. These small light vehicles are more maneuverable and flexible enabling us to take you through the Narrow roads of Nepal.
Q: What is the best season for this trip?
A: Spring (March to May) and autumn (Sept. to Dec.) are the best seasons for this trip when the weather is clear and pleasant. However, if one wishes to avoid crowd and enjoy nature then this trip is favorable during the winters (Jan to Feb) as well.
Q: What is the weather and temperature like?
A: It is all depending on what time of year you are traveling; during winter (Mid December to February), it gets colder at night and warmer during the day. The temperature could be as high as 22 deg C during day and 4 degree C low early in the morning and at night.
From March to May, it is warm and sometimes a bit hot and weather stay perfect. The average temperature during this time of year is 25 deg C.
During the months of September to early December, it is always warmer providing the perfect time to travel. The average temperature during this time of year is 20 deg C.
You will be in air-conditioned vehicles during the tour and all hotels are fully air-conditioned.
Q: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?
A: Yes, of course but remember to bring your adapters!
Q: Is there any communication while we are on tour?
A: There are telephones and internet facilities available so you can always stay in contract with your family.
Q: What essential documents do I need to bring with me on tour?
• Valid Passport – must be valid for up to 6 months after you return from your tour, keep a separate photocopy.
• Travel insurance, keep a separate photocopy
• Cash and Traveller’s Cheques, keep numbers and proof of purchase separate
• Flight tickets
• Emergency contact numbers for T/C’s, banks, insurance, family contacts.
Q: Can I use credit cards and ATM in the places visit?
A: ATM are available in Kathmandu and Pokhara, major credit cards are accepted in all places but you need to pay 4% extra as bank levy so cash is always recommend.
Q: How much additional money do I need per day?
A: It all depends on your spending habits for Lunch, Dinner, Drink and Bar Expenses.
Q: Do I need to tip my guide and driver? How much would that be?
A: Tips are always expected, it is good to tip your tour staff at the end of tour.
Q: Is the water OK to drink? Do I need to bring purifying tablets/filter?
A: Bottled water is available in all the places. Bottled water is safe for drinking. You don't need to carry any purifying tablets.
Q: Can I add extra days to my trip?
A: A holiday should never be about making it to the final point quickly. Along your tour we can add days at your request with additional costs to cover guides, Hotel and Transportation.
Q: What immunizations will I need?
No vaccinations are compulsory in this tour, but we do recommend you are covered for *diphtheria & TB, hepatitis A, *hepatitis B, *malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus.
We also recommend:
A dental check-up prior to travelling.
That you know your blood group in case of emergency