Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What is Nepal famous for?

Nepal is famous for its diverse landscape, flora, fauna and cultural varieties. Everest Base Camp is one of the most popular trekking being operated on the base of the world’s highest peak Mount Everest.  Nepal is equally renowned for other sports and adventure tour such as rafting, wildlife safari, bird watching, cultural exploration among others.

Is visa available on arrival in Nepal?

A visa can be obtained on arrival t Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. The visa can also be obtained at Nepal-India border entry points in Kakarbhitta, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Gaddachowki, and Kodari on Nepal-China border.

Outside of Nepal, a visa can also be obtained at the nearest Nepal Embassy or Diplomatic Mission.

What is the best time to travel in Nepal?

The best time for trekking in Nepal is either from March to May  or  October to December, when the climate and weather favour the view of mountains. Nevertheless, the trekking can also be made in other seasons.

When is the monsoon time in Nepal?

The monsoon season in Nepal is from mid-June to mid-August.  Short treks  ranging from three  to 10 days such as upper Mustang , Lower Mustang  Langtang, Kathmandu Valley and Poon Hill are ideal options for those who have to do trekking  at any cost regarding the holiday or vacation.

Tourist Visa for Nepal

Visa Facility                  Duration                       Fee 

Multiple entry               15 Days                        USD $25 or equivalent convertible currency 

Multiple entry               30 Days                        USD $40 or equivalent confertible crrrency 

Multiple entry               90 Days                        USD $100 or equivalent convertible currency

What is camping trekking?

The trekking made in accompaniment of guide, porter, cook and helper along with tents and food items, is camping trekking. This kind of trekking is dearer but worthy of making the trip enjoyable with the supply of fresh food.

What is teahouse trekking?

The teahouse trekking includes meals in local eateries and overnight stay in local lodges, dormitory, homestay facilities. The quality of food and accommodations could be luxurious as well as quite basic depending on the place.  A guide and a porter are the least number of people who accompany the trekker.

What is luxurious trekking?

This is advanced teahouse trekking which is costly keeping on mind the qualitative food  and accommodations.

How much extra money do I need to carry, apart from the trekking package I book?

Nepal is country where the services and facilities are available in considerably cheap price. Around US $ 500 to 1,000 is adequate for miscellaneous expenses including shopping and personal tastes and choices.

Who provides food during the trip?

On behalf of Mount Fishtail Adventure, our guide or Sherpa would provide you with all three meals —breakfast, lunch and dinner — during the trekking.

Are there drinking water facilities in the mountains?

You have to buy bottled-mineral water during the trip. However, you may add apparatus or chemicals in your luggage for purifying tap water that may be available in most of the places.

Does company provide with the first aid and medical tool kit in case of any accident?

A guide or the team lead compulsorily carries first aid box containing basic instruments. However, adding one first aid box on your own is the best choice.

Is it safe to travel alone in Nepal?

Indeed, it is safe for anyone to travel across the country. Travellers are welcomed with great hospitality as they are revered as a form of “God”  in any culture in Nepal. 

Do I need to have travel insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have travel insurance .

Where can I get the travel kit and gears?

There are hundreds of shops and stores in Thamel, Kathmandu where travel gears are available. You can also contact our office to purchase or hire the travel gears.

Where can I exchange foreign currency?

There are numerous authorized money exchange agents and banks around Thamel. You can also contact our office — Mount Fishtail Adventure — for the money exchange service.

Is there ATM facility in Nepal?

The ATM services in Nepal are standard. You can find ATM booths on the premises of banks or around the street corners in the city.

What kind of weather (how cold does it get) can we expect during trek?

In the best season, especially in autumn, it can be biting cold (-35 °C) at night in the mountains while the temperature may rise up to (20 °C) during the day time.

Is it safe for a woman traveling alone with your company’s employee?

You can rely on the staffers of our company, we can guarantee.  

What equipment do you provide? What should I bring myself?

We lend you a sleeping bag, a duffle bag, a down jacket free of cost for the trekking. You may bring your personal equipment in the trip. As an option you can buy wide varieties of equipment available in Thamel market.

Is it necessary to have health check-up prior to the journey in the mountain?

No, but you have to inform us in case you have any shortcoming.

Is there pick-up from airport?

Yes, our luxurious vehicle will pick you up upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. You will have to inform us about your arrival in advance.

Can the tour package be customized as per our requirements?

Of course, we can customise the tour package as per the requirement and satisfaction. Generally, our tour packages are well designed to match the satisfaction of all levels for novice as well as an experienced.

Who are the guides provided to us?

All our guides are experienced tour operators trained by Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management (NATHM) under the ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation.

How many travellers are required to make a mountain journey?

We operate trekking for an individual to a group of 12 persons at maximum.

What are the safety and security measures provided by the company?

We prioritise your safety and security. We keep first aid treatment ready all the time along with the proficient staffers. At the worst, we advance rescue operation by any means and medium including helicopter lift, and further carry out the medication and treatment in the best health institutions.

We ensure the efficient communication among each individual and staffers during the trek.