NEPAL

Nepal is a beautiful country located in South Asia, known for its stunning landscapes, rich culture, and friendly people. From the majestic Himalayas to the bustling streets of Kathmandu, there is so much to see and do in Nepal. Whether you're trekking to Everest Base Camp, exploring ancient temples, or simply enjoying the local cuisine, Nepal has something for everyone. So why not plan a visit to Nepal and experience all that this amazing country has to offer?

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Kathmandu

Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, is a vibrant and bustling metropolis that offers a unique blend of ancient culture and modern amenities. From the historic temples and palaces of Durbar Square to the bustling markets and vibrant nightlife, there is something for everyone to enjoy in Kathmandu. Whether you're exploring the narrow streets of the old city, trekking in the nearby Himalayas, or simply enjoying the delicious local cuisine, a visit to Kathmandu is sure to be a memorable experience.

Pokhara

Pokhara is a beautiful city located in Nepal, known for its stunning views of the Himalayas and serene lakes. It is a popular destination for tourists looking to relax and enjoy nature. Whether you want to go boating on Phewa Lake, trek in the Annapurna region, or simply take in the breathtaking scenery, Pokhara has something for everyone. Don't miss out on visiting this picturesque city during your trip to Nepal!

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At Itaca Tours, we offer additional services to elevate your travel experience to the next level. We have partnered with various companies to ensure you have everything yo need for a seamless and enjoyable trip. 

First, you can request a SIM Card through Drimsim, ensuring you have internet and phone service wherever you go. This way, you stay connected with your loved ones and have access to maps, guides, and other essential travel information.

Additionally, thanks of our partner Ekta, we offer travel insurance options for your peace of mind.

Lastly, we have partnered with Radical Storage to provide secure luggage storage services. You can leave your bags in a safe location while you explore new destinations, free from the hassle of carrying your belongings around.y

With these services, we aim to make your travel experience as convenient and worry-free as possible.

Tips to travel

Traveling to Nepal offers a breathtaking journey through majestic mountains, ancient temples, and diverse cultures. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your trip:

Visa Requirements: Check the visa requirements for your nationality before traveling to Nepal. Most visitors can obtain a tourist visa upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu or at land border crossings. Ensure that your passport has sufficient validity for the duration of your stay and comply with visa regulations.

Best Time to Visit: The best time to visit Nepal depends on your interests. The peak tourist seasons are spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) when the weather is mild, and skies are clear, making it ideal for trekking and outdoor activities. Winter (December to February) offers clear skies but colder temperatures, while the monsoon season (June to August) brings heavy rainfall, especially in the southern plains and trekking regions.

Health Precautions: Consult with your healthcare provider regarding vaccinations and preventive measures for traveling to Nepal. Pack any necessary medications and a first-aid kit. Drink bottled or purified water to avoid stomach issues, and be cautious when consuming street food.

Currency and Payments: The official currency of Nepal is the Nepalese Rupee (NPR). Credit and debit cards are widely accepted in major cities and tourist areas, but it's advisable to carry some cash for smaller purchases and transactions, especially in rural areas and markets. ATMs are available in urban areas for withdrawing cash in local currency.

Transportation: Getting around in Nepal can be done through buses, domestic flights, taxis, and rental cars. Buses are the most common mode of transportation for traveling between cities and towns, with both government-operated and private bus companies serving various routes. Domestic flights operate between major cities and tourist destinations, offering a convenient but more expensive option for long-distance travel. Taxis and ride-hailing services like Pathao are available in urban areas, while rental cars are available for exploring remote areas and scenic routes.

Accommodation: Nepal offers a range of accommodation options, including hotels, guesthouses, lodges, and tea houses. In major cities like Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan, you'll find a variety of lodging options catering to different budgets and preferences. Book accommodations in advance, especially during peak tourist seasons and major festivals.

Language: Nepali is the official language of Nepal, but English is widely spoken, especially in tourist areas and by the younger population. Learning a few basic phrases in Nepali can enhance your travel experience and facilitate communication with locals.

Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in Nepal's rich cultural heritage by visiting historic sites, temples, and monasteries. Explore iconic landmarks such as Kathmandu's Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), and the ancient city of Bhaktapur. Participate in cultural activities such as traditional dance performances, pottery making workshops, and meditation retreats.

Outdoor Adventures: Nepal is renowned for its trekking trails, including the Everest Base Camp trek, Annapurna Circuit, and Langtang Valley trek. Whether you're an experienced trekker or a novice hiker, there are routes suitable for all skill levels. Other outdoor activities include white-water rafting, paragliding, bungee jumping, and jungle safaris in national parks like Chitwan and Bardia.

Respect Local Customs: Respect the customs, traditions, and religious practices of the Nepalese people. Dress modestly when visiting temples and religious sites, covering your shoulders and knees. Remove your shoes before entering temples and monasteries, and ask for permission before taking photos of people, especially monks and religious ceremonies.

By keeping these tips in mind, you can have a memorable and rewarding experience exploring the beauty, culture, and adventure of Nepal.

Travel Advisories

The U.S. Department of State has four Travel Advisory Levels: Level 1 - Exercise normal precautions; Level 2 - Exercise increased caution; Level 3 - Reconsider travel; Level 4 - Do not travel

Level 2 - Exercise increased caution when traveling to Nepal. 

Country Summary: Exercise increased caution in Nepal due to the potential for isolated political violence. Political demonstrations intended to be peaceful can sometimes escalate into violence and may be met with force by Nepali authorities.   

It's advisable to consult your country's official travel advisory website, for the most up-to-date information and specific travel advisories related to this country. Additionally, register your travel plans with your embassy or consulate for assistance in case of emergencies.

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