Travel Info

  • Best Time to Travel to Nepal

    Travelers can enjoy their trip to Nepal through out the year. Even as a small country, Nepal has several weather patterns. Generally, spring and autumn seasons are regarded the best traveling seasons in Nepal. But, you can also enjoy traveling in during monsoon season  as Nepal has some rain shadow areas. Spring Season March to May is known as the spring…

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  • Communication in Nepal

    Telecommunication has been rapidly developing in Nepal.Both landline and mobile telephone services are available in our country. For the most part, two companies are operating in all the parts of Nepal- Nepal Telecom (NTC) and Ncell. The network coverage includes most parts of Nepal, from city to villages (although in some remote part, there is lacking telephone communication).  +977 is…

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  • Cultural Etiquette in Nepal

    The following points of cultural etiquette in Nepal are good to know before your travel. The formal greeting in Nepal is Namaste, which is said during the meeting and departure. Before entering into the temple, take off your shoes.  If you are entering in the prayer room of a house, the same rule is applied. Left hand is used…

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  • Currency, Credit Cards and Foreign Payment

    Foreign payment can be made in various places such as hotels, travel agencies, restaurants and shops. For the foreign currency exchange, you can use an authorized money changer and the major banks that offer foreign currency exchange services. Nepali and Indian currencies are in normal use. The exchange rates will be determined by the Nepal Rastra Bank, which will be…

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  • Foods and Accommodation

    Ascent Holidays books your hotel accommodation ranging from standard simple rooms to rooms in the five-star hotel, according to your request and budget. If you are interestedin the trips in the mountain region, there are no deluxe hotels available. Instead, local lodges are available. In many places, warm dining rooms with the wooden hearth are available. In terms of food,…

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  • Getting to Nepal

    By Land If you want to enter in Nepal by land, you can get here from India and Tibet. From Tibet, you have to cross the border at Kodari and take a bus to Kathmandu. It takes about 7-8hours drive to reach Kathmandu. From India, you have to take a train from Gorakhpur and from Sunauli/Belahiya border, then take a…

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  • Nepal Visa Information

    The Embassy of Nepal issues tourist, diplomatic and official visas according to the Immigration rules and regulations of Nepal. The applicant must fill in the information requested in the application form. It is the right of the Government of Nepal to grant or not to grant visa to any foreigner. 1. Requirements for Tourist Visa: Duly filled in Visa…

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  • Responsible Tourism

    Ascent Holidays is a ResponsibleTourism company in Nepal. All the tourist activities that this agency arranges are environment friendly. It is guided by the motto to preserve mother nature and leave foot prints only in the tours and trekking areas. Tourism is a large industry in Nepal, where many people are directly or indirectly involved in it. There are different…

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  • Safety and Security

    Safety and Security are the major components that are managed properly for our clients. It is necessary during tour, trekking, mountaineering and all types of tourist activities. Safety is most important in the adventure activities as trekking, mountaineering, rafting, bungee, etc. When you join our travel and trekking packages, we operate such activities with full alertness and consciousness about your…

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  • Travel Insurance

    To travel with confidence in Nepal, travel insurance is needed. It is not mandatory if you are in Nepal for the tours and lower altitude treks. However, if you are going participating in moderate or alpine treks, insurance is essential. If any kinds of accidents or any types of health problems arise and if you have insurance, you will get…

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