Nepal, is a country in South Asia and is part of SAARC. It is located mainly in the Himalayas and is home for many well known hikes in the world.


  • Capital city: Kathmandu.
  • Main language spoken: Nepali, Hindi and English.
    • Basic Greetings in Nepali: Namaste, Dhanyawad.
    • Basic Greetings in Hindi: Namaste, Shukriya/Dhanyawad.
    • Basic Greetings in English: Hello, Thank you.
  • Currency: Nepalese rupee.
    • Forex Exchange: Currency can be exchanged at Kathmandu international airport or at the local markets.
  • Tourist visa: Visa on arrival can be obtained at Kathmandu international airport (latest information can be found on Nepal immigration website).
  • Best time to visit: October to November and March to April.


  • Adapter required (power points): Type C, D and M plug.
  • SIM: Ncell and STC are the common providers can be obtained at Kathmandu international airport or at local markets in Kathmandu.
  • Driving licence: International unexpired valid driving licence is required.

My stories

Acclimatisation is very important!
I had always heard about the altitude sickness but had never experienced it. But this hike taught me how important
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Hiking pack (daypack and backpack)
The first lesson I learned during my Inca trail hike was that that it is important to have two packs
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Kathmandu to Lukla
This is Day 2 and my friend Vijay and I are still at the Kathmandu airport waiting for our flight
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Mt Everest Base Camp – Complete Guide!
Oh My God! I really cannot contain the excitement! I have finally done it. Mt Everest Base Camp – which
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Mt Everest Base Camp – Tour details
It is advisable to go with a reputed tour agent for the Mount Everest Base Camp hike. My friend Vijay
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