Travelling in Nepal
Essential Nepal Travel Guide
This handy Nepalese travel guide will give you all the practical and essential information that you need to help you prepare and plan for travelling to Nepal.
Key Fast Facts
Nepal is a country with a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural richness and heaps of adventure. The Himalayas, home to the tallest mountain in the world, Mount Everest, offers amazing trekking experiences for everyone. The diverse landscapes of lush valleys and high altitude mountains is just a visual feast for which ever trek you decide to undertake.
A melting pot of vibrant festivals, ancient temples, warm hospitality and great food makes this a destination that you won’t regret. Nepal offers such a great and unique landscape to explore, whether you are seeking a spiritual journey, an adventurous journey to Nepal or a blend of both.
Transport in Nepal
Transport options in Nepal are pretty straight forward to be honest. Plane, bus, rickshaw, motorbike, bicycle and walk! We have bite sized information guides on the various options for getting to Nepal and also how to get around once you are in Nepal.
Accommodation in Nepal
Nepal offers accommodation in plentiful amounts and caters to all preferences and budgets. Guesthouses, hostels and boutique hotels can be found easily and you can even find some of the global corporate style hotels if you want to know what you are getting. Our bite size guide on accommodation options in Nepal covers everything you need to know from locations, costs and with annecdotal evidence.
Nepal Bite Size Guides
Trekking in Nepal
Trekking in Nepal is a transformative experience for several reasons. The majestic Himalayan mountain ranges, with iconic peaks such as Everest and Annapurna, provide a breath taking backdrop for your hike.
The trails lead through diverse terrains, from lush forests, blooming rhododendron and high altitude deserts. It also allows you some amazing cultural experiences, exploring remote villages and interacting with a diverse range of ethnic communities.
On my first hiking expedition to Nepal, I was undertaking the magnificent challenge of Everest Basecamp. That was my first ever hike. And my mind was just blown.
Essential Nepalese Words and Phrases
One of the great parts about travelling is showing gratitude to your host country and the locals. One of the easiest ways to do this is to learn some key phrases to use. Try learning these phrases before travelling to Nepal because nothing brings a smile to the faces of the locals faster than you trying to say the basics in their mother tongue.
- Hello – Namaste
- How are you? – Kasto cha?
- Thank you – Dhanyabaad
- Sorry – Maaf garnu hos
- How much does this cost? – Yeslaai katee paisaa ho?
- It’s tasty – Mitho cha
We hope you enjoyed this article and found it useful. We have tried to cover everything you need to know but if we have missed something – please do let us know.