Nepal At a Glance
Best time to visit Nepal?: Between October and December is normally the best time to visit Nepal. The skies are generally clear and the views spectacular. The weather remains dry until about April. January and February can be very cold, especially at night, but will reward you with incredible panoramas and quieter trekking trails as there are fewer visitors.
From May, heat and humidity levels build until the monsoon rains arrive in June and the clouds obscure the glorious mountain views. Nepal celebrates festivals all year, so there is often a festival or pilgrimage taking place – ask your specialist for more details as the dates often changes from year to year.
Language: The official language is Nepali. On the most typical destinations, they will also speak a bit of English.
Currency: Nepalese Rupee. 1$=114.096NPR
Is Nepal Safe?: Nepal is generally a safe country. We were moving around for a month and outside some typical tourist areas and never had an issue. In any case, check here to be updated on current safety in Nepal travel. It is important that you have good travel insurance when traveling to these countries to have all the travel essentials covered.
Where to Go in Nepal
Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal filled with many stunning temples. With a vibrant city life and rich in culture, Kathmandu’s touristic offer goes beyond normal. From unique places like Pashupatinath Temple to the most amazing treks to the roof of the world.
Pokhara, the door to some of the most incredible treks in the world. Pokhara offers spectacular scenery, countless adventure activities, and accommodation and food choices galore. The lakeside really makes a great spot to chill and enjoy the live music that many bars offer.
Chitwan national park is truly a hidden gem. In this park, you can see a great variety of wildlife. From rhinos to tigers, wild elephants, and much more. It is one of the few places where you can actually do a walking safari! Of course, under your own risk. Would you do it?
Things to do in Nepal
- Nepal offers some amazing outdoor activities for adventurers.
- Trekking in Nepal is with no doubt one of the highlights and something we encourage to do.
- Although the most famous is the trekking to the Everest base camp there is much more.
- But if you travel to Nepal, you should take advantage of other many things like: rafting, paragliding, mountain biking, etc.