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Frequently asked questions (FAQS) provide the information about the  tour and trekking Nepal are listed below:

Do I need a visa to enter Nepal?

All foreigners, except Indian citizens, need visas to enter Nepal. Visa can be obtained from the Nepalese embassy. To get the Nepal favourable you need the valid passport, two passport size photo, and visa fee.

Can I get Nepal visa on arrival?

Of course, you can easily get the Nepal visa on arrival on Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. Visa for tourist with multiple entries for 3o days cost $40 or equal to other currency. You can add more visa date on request at Airport or from Nepal immigration.

Is guide necessary to trek in Nepal?

Yes, a guide is necessary to trek in Nepal. The trekking trials are crossing through the wilderness, remote countryside, and high elevation in the Mountains. The guide is not needed to make your trip safer but also to make your trip more enjoyable as well as adventurous. Trekking and tours guides have their guide license and also they exert as well as gain the experience by doing the task in the same field less or more than 10 years.

How difficult is trekking in Nepal?

Trekking Nepal is the best adventure activity in Nepal. Trekking difficulty depends on the particular trekking route and region. Read more about Trekking Difficulty Levels 

Is Nepal Safe to Walk Alone?

As in many countries it isn’t recommended to walk around in the later hours of the evening and night; in Nepal and Kathmandu, where most restaurants, bars and other tourist attractions close generally around 10.00 PM. However, there are always the after-hours bars where some remain open until 3.00 AM. This particularly applies to women; the people of Nepal are very friendly and will go out of their way to make you feel comfortable. You are more likely to be approached by alocal and told not to go somewhere rather than to take advantage of you.       If you’re trekking, it would also be unwise to walk along the trails such as Everest Base Camp Trail there are no accommodations available after 7.00 PM. While you may be safe from physical danger, the trails get tricky even with an experienced guide and headlamp. Overall, letcommon sense dictate your movements and activities whilst walking alone in Nepal.

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When is the best season to do Trekking Nepal?

Trekking Nepal can be done throughout the year. Himalayan cannot trek in the wet season or winter season. Trekking seasons are defined as follow;

  • Winter (Dec-Feb)

Winter season is the snowfall season in the higher elevation. This offers the clear and blue sky at daytime. December to February, trekking in the lower elevation is not bad. If you want to do the trek in this season, try lower elevation to get great performance.

  • Spring (Mar-May)

This is the season the forest of Nepal seems verities of wild flora. Rhododendron is the main which offers the scenic beauty of nature above the 3000 meters. This makes the trekking and hiking more interesting and joyful. Also, the temperature will quite moderate at the higher elevation.

  • Summer (Jun-Jul)

This is the months of the rainy season in Nepal. Heavy rainfall will occur which make the trekking trail uncomfortable and uneasy. Some trekking trails like Mustang, Dolpa region is favourable in this season because these areas are rain shadow area.

  • Autumn (Sep-Nov)

This the perfect season for the tour and trekking Nepal. September, October, and November are the high seasons for trekking Nepal. This season provides outstanding weather and provides the wonderful mountain views. Also, the temperature is moderate, offering the best time for trekking.

Everest Base Camp Trek

Q1. Where is Everest Base Camp, exactly? There are two base camps of Everest on the opposite side of Everest. One is located on Nepal side (south base camp) and another is in Tibet side (north base camp). Everest Base Camp is at an altitude of 5364 meters high in Nepal and 5150 meters from Tibet side. The most popular trekking tour to Everest base camp is from Nepal.

Q2. How many days does Everest Base Camp Treks take? It takes minimum 8 days to reach to Everest base camp at 17600 feet by trekking. But also, for the fastest way, people take a helicopter to take the view of Mount Everest from Base Camp. We have to do slow going up to maintain our body fit for the attitude and lower atmospheric pressure.

Everest Three Passes Trek

Q1. What are the main three passes of Everest 3 passes trek? Everest three passes trek is the long trek in the Everest region. It takes a minimum of 19 days to complete the trek. Cho La (5,380m), Kongma La (5,535m) and Renjo La (5,388m) pass are the main three passes of the trek.

Q2. How hard is three high passes trek? It is the very challenging trek in the Everest region trek. The max elevation while doing this trek is 5545 meters high from sea level. We have to pass the 3 high passes so it is the hardest trekking.

Everest three passes trek is the perfect trekking package for the adventure dreamer who wants to pass the high passes of the mountains. With the full of adventure, get chance to see the stunning views of mountains, the clear-blue water lake of Gokyo valley,  Everest base camp, enjoy the amazing view of the sunrise from Mount Everest. On the way to trek, Everest can get the chance to see the beautiful hills with mind-blowing rhododendron forest, pine forest crossing through many streams and rivers.

Our standard 20 days trekking starts from Lukla after the short 30 minutes flights from Kathmandu. After reaching Lukla start hike toward Namche Bazar through Phakding. Similarly, we cross Chhukung, Lobuche, Kongma La Pass, Gorakshep, base camp, Dzongla, Cho La Pass, Gokyo, Marlung and the last pass – the Renjo La Pass. Then the trek will complete after reaching Namche to Lukla.

Elite Treks is the one trekking and tour operator in Kathmandu, Nepal. We are the group of expert, qualified, skilled member working to provide you the best services. If you feel uncomfortable with this itinerary, remember us to customize the program.

Annapurna Circle/Circuit Trek

Q 1. How many days does Annapurna Circle Trek Take?We have normally 14 days trek itinerary. Trek can be customized upon the request of the clients. Longer the trekking duration, it is easy to complete the trek. The itinerary we have is the standard package itinerary. It can be finished more than 14 days also but it is hard to finish before 14 days. You can find the same trekking itinerary for less than 14 days but it is not easy to complete.

Q 2. When to do Annapurna Trek? Himalayan cannot trek in the wet season or winter season. There will very cold less than the negative degrees of standard temperature measure. As well monsoon seasons are very dangerous in the Himalayan, it may occur landslide. Also the days in the monsoon season the climate is not clear and only be viewed by clouds. Annapurna Base Camp Trek is famous trek among the other trek in this region.

Q3. How long does it take to do Annapurna Circuit? Annapurna region trek is trekking and hiking around Annapurna Massif in the Himalayan of Nepal. Walking about 160-230 km, depending on the routes of trekking the distance is varies. Generally, it takes more than 10 days to complete the circuit starting from Kathmandu to Kathmandu.

Poon Hill Trek

 Q 1. Where is Poon Hill Located? Poon hill is 3210 meters high hill in the Annapurna region. 200 meters above the Ghorepani village. It takes around half an hour to reach from Ghorepani and little less to back. It is the most popular trekking/hiking region in Nepal. From Poon Hill, we can see the stunning views of the Annapurna Massif Range.

Q 2. What is the best attraction of Poon Hill? Poon hill is the best and famous tourist place to see the Sunrise and the eye-catching views of Mountains. Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Dhampus Peak, Nilgiri, Machhapuchhre/fishtail, Hinchuli, etc. are the main attraction of Poon Hill. The special feature of Poon hill is the view tower on the top of the hill which is rare in Nepal.

Q 3. How hard is Poon Hill Trek? Poon hill trek is the shortest trek in Nepal. It may complete within 5 days also. It is the best trekking routes for the beginner and the easiest trekking Nepal.