Information about Nepal by Ashirwad Holidays Gorakhpur Nepal is a country in South Asia. It is mainly in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain. It is the 49th largest country by population and 93rd largest country by area. It is of roughly trapezoidal shape, about 800 kilometres (500 mi) long and 200 kilometres (120 mi) wide, with an area of 147,516 km2 (56,956 sq mi). It lies between latitudes 26° and 31°N, and longitudes 80° and 89°E. It is landlocked, and borders China in the north and India in the south, east and west, while Bangladesh is located within only 27 km (17 mi) of its south-eastern tip and Bhutan is separated from it by the Indian state of Sikkim. Nepal Tour Packages
About Nepal History by Ashirwad Holidays Gorakhpur
Nepal has a very vast history & culture as old as 55,000 years old.
It includes a very rich culture & heritage within itself. It is believed that first inhabitant were Kusunda people who lived their even before Newars, the early inhabitants of Kathmandu valley.
Nepal has seen many dynasty & rulers like Shakya, Gupta, Lichchavi, Thakuri, Khas, Malla, Gorkha & Rana.
You will find the footprints of their culture all across Nepal.
Nepal is a country in South Asia. It is mainly in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain. It is the 49th largest country by population and 93rd largest country by area. It is of roughly trapezoidal shape, about 800 kilometres (500 mi) long and 200 kilometres (120 mi) wide, with an area of 147,516 km2 (56,956 sq mi). It lies between latitudes 26° and 31°N, and longitudes 80° and 89°E. It is landlocked, and borders China in the north and India in the south, east and west, while Bangladesh is located within only 27 km (17 mi) of its south-eastern tip and Bhutan is separated from it by the Indian state of Sikkim.
National Flag Of Nepal
Nepal flag is the world’s only non-quadrilateral flag that acts as both the state flag and civil flag of a sovereign nation.
The flag is a simplified combination of two single pennons (or pennants), known as a double-pennon. Its crimson red is the symbol of bravery and it also represents the color of the rhododendron, Nepal’s national flower, while the blue border is the color of peace.
Climate about Nepal by Ashirwad Holidays Gorakhpur
Nepal’s climate is influenced by maritime and continental factors, and has four distinct seasons.
Spring lasts from March to May, and is warm with rain showers, and temperatures around 22°C.
Summer, from June to August, is the monsoon season when the hills turn lush and green. Temperatures can get quite warm, up to 30°C and more during heat waves. During this season, trekking in most of Nepal is difficult and uncomfortable, the trails being very muddy.
Autumn, from September to November, is cool with clear skies and is the most popular season for trekking. Temperatures are not too warm, with daily maxima about 25°C and cool nights with minima of 10°C, it usually does not rain for more that one or two days during the entire autumn and the winter season.
Winter, from December to February, it is cold at night with temperatures sometimes below zero. However, the maximum temperatures can still reach up to 20°C. Then the mountains are covered with snow including some high hills.
Currency of Nepal
The Nepalese rupee (Rs.) is the official currency of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal. The Nepalese rupee is subdivided into 100 paisa. The issuance of the currency is controlled by the Nepal Rastra Bank, the central bank of Nepal.
Bank notes are available in denomination of Rs. 1,000 , Rs. 500, Rs. 100, Rs. 50, Rs. 20 Rs. 10 & Rs. 5. And coins of Rs. 2 & Rs.1 denomination are available.
During your travel you can use India currency in denomination Rs.100 or lower, but currency notes of Rs. 2,000 & Rs. 500 are not acceptable & possessing of such currency above allowable limit is an offence.
TRANSPORT & FOOD in Nepal by Ashirwad Holidays Gorakhpur
Transport -There are a variety of transport options in the cities and towns, including metered taxis, buses, battery- operated 3-wheelers and rickshaws. Use your usual caution and common sense when selecting your vehicle. It’s safe to walk around major cities when it’s light and the shops are open.
Foods-Indian foods are widely available in Nepal, and if you look for some specific regional Indian food like South India, Gujrati OR Jain Food, they are also available but number of restaurant are limited.
VISA Rules For Indian Nationals
Any person who is an Indian Citizen (Must Prove On Demand), do not need VISA to enter Nepal either by Air OR by Road. But, he must have following valid documents to enter / travel to Nepal.
India to Nepal by Air
Any adult arriving / departing Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu must posses valid Indian Passport OR Voter’s ID Card issued by election commission of India. Indians under 15 and over 65 years of age, travelling to Nepal now use their Aadhaar cards as a valid travel document.
Please Note, No other document (like PAN Cars, Adhaar Card, Ration Card, Driving Licence, Govt ID Card) other than mention here are not a valid document to enter Nepal thru airport & immigration authorities reserve the right to refuse your boarding.
India to Nepal By Road
Indians entering Nepal via any land borders must have any of the following documents.
B) Voter’s ID Card
C) Any photo-identity proof issued by Central/State/UT authorities.
D) Emergency Certificate issued by the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu.
E) Indians between the age group of 15 and 18 years can enter Nepal using their Identity Certificate issued by the principal of their academic institution.
F) Infant / Non school going children can enter Nepal using their birth certificate.
For Indian Nationals
G) Indians aged above 65 years or below 15
years can enter Nepal by producing a photoidentity proof like PAN card, driving license,
adhaar card, ration card (with photo), etc.
Visa can be obtained on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, at border entry points in Kakadvitta, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Gaddachowki on Nepal-India border and Kodari on Nepal –
China.Visa can also be obtained at the nearest Nepal Embassy or Diplomatic Mission. Visa can also be obtained (renewal purposes) at Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Kathmandu. Visa can be obtained only through payment of cash in the following currency, Euro, Swiss Franc, Pound Sterling, US Dollar, Australian Dollar,
Canadian Dollar, Hong Kong Dollar, Singapore Dollar and Japanese Yen. Credit card, Indian currency and Nepali currency are not accepted a s payment of visa fee.
TOURIST VISA FEE STRUCTURE
VISA Facility Duration Fee
Multiple entry 15 days US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 30 days US$ 40 or — do —-
Multiple entry 90 days US$ 100 or — do —–