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How can I enter the destination?
You can enter in Nepal via by air/flights: - from Shanghai, Singapore, Hong Kong, Delhi, Thailand, Lhasa.
You can also enter by land: - Nepalgunj, Birgunj, Kerung (Tibet), Bhairahawa, Mahendranagar, Dhangadhi and Kakarvita.
Some of the international flights you can take are Nepal Airlines, Silk Air, Thai Airways, Air India, Sichuan Airlines, Qatar Airways and Dragon Air. As of late they have included Delhi likewise in their activity.
You can enter Tibet from Nepal via air/flights: Sichuan Airlines.
You can enter Tibet from Nepal via land: Kerung and Talkakot
You can enter Tibet from mainland China by air.
You can enter Tibet from mainland via
Train: Beijing, Xining, Lanzhou, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chongqing and from Chengdu.
You can enter in Bhutan via by air/flights: - Druk Air and Bhutan Airline are the 2 transporters working right now. Druk Air explicitly have wide systems with flight association into the provincial nations. Its works its flight day by day the two different ways from Bangkok (Thailand)
You can also enter in Bhutan by land:- There are three port of entry and exit while travelling in Bhutan by land and they are Phuentsholing, Samdrup Jongkhar and Gelephu.
Can I get visa on arrival?
You are liable for getting every single fundamental visa before the takeoff of your excursion. Kindly counsel your trip specialist or your department ahead of time to decide whether or which visas are required and how to acquire them.
Please follow these simple procedures for Tourist Visa on Arrival at the airport if you have not acquired Visa prior to boarding the plane.
Fill in ' Arrival Card ' - Fill in Online ‘Tourist Visa ‘form (you can fill it up prior to your arrival visiting our official website Department of Immigration / fill it up using Kiosk machines upon your arrival at the airport). If you fill it from the website, you will get submission Receipt with barcode, please print it out and bring it along for acquiring visa. It works for fifteen days and becomes invalid then after. If so, you will have to fill it up again.
Make payment at the bank according to your visa requirement ( 15/30/90 Days) - Get the receipt
While you can use different modes of payments (at visa fees collection counter), we advise you to carry some cash to be on the safe side.
On Arrival Visa Fee at Entry Points - 15 Days: – 30 USD - 30 Days: – 50 USD - 90 Days: – 125 USD
Proceed to the Immigration Desk with your online form, payment receipts and your passport.
Hand in your documents to immigration officer for visa processing. He/she issues visa to you upon his/her satisfaction.
Visa Extension Fee
Tourist visa extension is done for minimum 15 days with USD 45 and USD 3 per day for additional days.
In the case of delay less than 150 days additional USD 5 per day as late fine.
Bhutan visa process may appear complicated, but is actually quite straight forward once you understand it. Most countries issue their visas from their embassies abroad and stamp it in your passport, but not for Bhutan. Bhutanese Embassies abroad cannot issue Visa for travel to Bhutan. Tourist must apply in advance through your tour operator such as Wind Horse Tours and receive Visa before you travel to Bhutan.
Bhutan Visa fee is US$40 per person. For tourists, visa fee is paid along with your tour payment in advance through your tour operator. Guests on invitation in most cases pay visa fee upon arrival at the airport or point of entry.
Validity: Visa is granted for the exact dates of your visit as applied in advance. However extension of visa is possible after arrival in Bhutan.
China has two kinds of visa system:
a) Group Visa for Tour Groups
b) Individual Visa
People may travel to Mainland China and Tibet with either a group visa or with an individual visa.
Group visa has all the participants enlisted in one group visa and must travel together, both while entry and exit. This is usually not practical if you are arriving with different flights.
Group Visa Fee Us$ 85 Per Person Other Than USA, Canadian, Romanian, Argentina.
Those entering Tibet Autonomous Region via Nepal, a group visa from the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu must be obtained through a travel agent.
Is someone coming to pick up at the airport?
Yes, Nepal Nomad’s representative will come to receive you at the Airport while holding your name and the company’s name on the play card.
Do I have pre-departure meeting?
After you arrival, our tour manager will give a brief information regarding the trip.
How can I book a tour?
You have few options to book our tour;
Online - https://www.nepalnomad.com/online-payment-form.html
Call us +9779851090112
E-mail us at Sales@nepalnomad.com
After that, we will book domestic flight tickets, hotel and permits. Remaining payment can be paid after your arrival. For more information Contact Us.
What is our daily routine while in the tour?
The morning starts with a wake-up call around 6:30 am followed by a breakfast. At 8 am, we start our tour/trip at our own pace. You will be guided along the hike and see amazing flora, fauna along the way. While on the tour/trip, you can use toilet facilities and shop for souvenir. After that we will have a lunch break. Our day usually ends around 3:30 pm to 4pm.After dinner are served, it is time to relax and reflect about all those moments.
Can I recharge my electronic devices during tour?
It depends but in most of the places you can recharge the batteries. It takes about USD 2-3 per hour.
Is it safe to book online through your booking form?
Yes, it is absolutely safe as the system is secured by 128-bit SSL.
I’m travelling alone; do I need to pay the single supplement?
There are constantly single explorers on our tours. If you don’t mind being roomed with another single traveler of the same sex, then you do not need to pay the supplement. The single supplement is for travelers who would like to stay in a private room for the duration of their tour.
What kind of meals do I have during the tour?
Three meals a day will be provided on full board during tours. Organic cooked food will be provided. Our amazing cooks serve amazing local and international blend with delicious and differed suppers while guaranteeing exclusive requirements of cleanliness. If you don't mind let us know whether you have any dietary necessities.
Could you give us information about the field staffs?
All our staff including tour guides is experts and trained by the Ministry of Tourism, High Altitude Medical and Nepal Mountaineering Association for Nepal and Tibet and Bhutan are equally trained by authoritative. For more information, you can click here.
What kind of banking facilities is available during tour?
In Nepal: - All modern banking facilities are available in Nepal. Especially in main cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara.
Credit Cards: - Master Card, American Express and Visa and all major cards are accepted by ATM machines.
In Bhutan: - All modern banking facilities are available in Bhutan. Especially in main cities like Thimphu and Punakha.
Credit Cards: - Master Card, American Express and Visa and all major cards are accepted by ATM machines.
In Tibet: - Chinese currency is called Renmibi (RMB) or widely known as Chinese Yuan. While in China-Tibet, it is always practical to pay in local currency. US dollars, Euro, Japanese Yen and Sterling Pounds including other convertible currencies can be exchanged in the “Bank of China” while in TAR. The 4-5 star hotels also provide money exchange facility. Credit cards are accepted only at major banks, hotels, restaurants and big business houses. This is changing rapidly.
How safe is it for a women travelling with your company?
Our first and foremost priority in Nepal Nomad is the safety and security of our traveler. So, we ensure you that you will be safe with us, no matter the gender.
What will happen if I need to leave the trip early?
Communication might be difficult in the mountains, but our team leader will make sure in giving best effort to provide all the necessary reservations and transportations to fly you back home as soon as possible. For more details or information about the leaving and canceling trip please click here.
Does your company arrange domestic and international flights?
Domestic Flights: Yes we arrange the Domestic flight ticket which is included in our tour package.
International Flights: We do not arrange for the international flights, we suggest you to arrange it from your own home country except Tibet and Bhutan.
Does Nepal Nomad accept credit cards?
We accept most of the cards including Visa, American Express, Union pay and Master cards.
What if I arrive early or depart late? Can you arrange extra night lodging? Is there a single room option?
We are glad to arrange all the custom made tours, airport pick up, extra hotel rooms and arrange for private rooms.
Can I bring food from home?
Most of the High energy things are available in Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet. If you wish to bring the foods from home then it may cost you some charge.
How much money do I need extra except tour price?
Most of the details of price are included in the tour packages but it depends on what type of tour you take and also personal expenditure. US$15 TO 20 per meal will be enough in Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet.
What's the common form of greeting?
‘Namaste’ or ‘Namaskar’ is the word as a greeting in Nepal. It refers to “Hello!”, ”Good morning”,”Nice to meet you”, etc. For the gesture, all you have to do is join your two palms together and bring it closer to your chest below your chin and say “Namaste!”
‘Kuzu zangpo la’ is the word as a greeting in Bhutan. It refers to Hello! in Bhutanese language. The word ‘la’ is added at the end of the sentence to show the respect in Bhutan.
Tashi Delek is the word as a greeting in Tibet. It refers to Hello! in Tibetan language.
What are some fundamental customs that I should know?
Taking photographs inside most of the temple is considered as traditional offence.
Take off your shoes before entering one’s home and the temple.
Ask for permission before taking photos of objects and Nepalese.
Nepali people are friendly by nature. So, you can talk to them and have a genuine interest, get to know them as you travel.
Dress Simple. For the individuals who wish to wear shorts, ensure the shorts spread your knees. For those that are agreeable in stockings, have a long top over them.
Smoking in not allowed in the public places of Bhutan. You need to ask your guide to find a place where you can smoke.
Don’t disrespect the royals in Bhutan.
Importing and exporting any goods in Bhutan are forbidden.
You must dress modestly in Bhutan, many places in Bhutan requires long sleeves in order to enter the place.
You can travel Tibet only through the travel agency. There are two types of travel permit and they are individual and group travel, both need to go through the travel agency.
There are some restricted places where you cannot visit in Tibet.
You can travel Tibet also from the mainland china.
What’s the phone calling code?
For dialing to Nepal Country Code: +977
The call code of Bhutan is +975
The call code of Tibet is +86
What are the currencies?
Nepalese currency is written as Nepalese Rupees or Nepali Rupee or Rupee (Rs), and in short it is written NRS or RS. 100 Paisa equals 1 Rs.
Chinese currency known as Yuan is used in Tibet.
Bhutanese currency ngultrum (NU) is used in Bhutan.
While we are on a tour, are there any communication facilities available?
Yes there are communication facilities available in Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet.
In Nepal all the communication facilities are available including telephones, email, fax etc.
In Bhutan every single significant town and urban communities have fundamental communication facilities, including telephone, fax, and email administration.
In Tibet you can use phones found in the mail station, inns, road corners and shops. Be that as it may, except for the significant urban areas like Lhasa, Xigatse, Gyantse, Lhatse and Tsedang, correspondence offices including phone and postal administrations are missing in different pieces of Tibet.
What are health requirements to go on a tour?
There is no specific immunization here which is why it is best to get your vaccination from home country for travelling to Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan.
Is my money safe when booking a tour with Nepal Nomad?
We are registered with Nepal government at the office of the company register, small cottage industries, department of tax, department of Tourism and Central bank of Nepal and of course we are proud member of TAAN (Trekking agency association of Nepal) and NMA (Nepal mountaineering Association ). Safeguarding your adventure holiday is important to us. You can be sure your holiday is secured and fully financially protected. Besides, we always strive to provide customers with a high quality of service that align with the policies and objectives of Nepal Nomad.
What type of People travel with Nepal Nomad?
Most of the travelers are Students, family, senior citizens, solo traveler, extreme adventure seekers, leisure and luxury holiday seekers from around the globe.