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Faq's

Is Nepal the save destination for travel?
Yes! Nepal is one of the safest destinations ...

Faq's

Is Nepal the save destination for travel?
Yes! Nepal is one of the safest destinations for travel. While traveling in Nepal you will be surrounded by nature as well the smiling and friendly people.  After 2006 the peace treaty between government and Maoist, which ended the internal civil war and shaped the country as one of the safest destination and most desired tourist hub among the tourist.


How to get to Nepal?
Nepal is a landlocked the country lies in south Asia border with China and India. Nepal has one international airport called (Tribhuvan international airport). You do have two options to get in Nepal either by flight or via land throughout India and China. When you landed at Kathmandu airport you will get an arrival visa, thus the visa process is too easy when you get in Nepal.


Do I need a visa to travel to Nepal?
All foreign nationals need the visa, except Indian Citizens, need visas to enter Nepal.

What do I need to get my visa?
You need a valid passport, two passport size photos and US$ in cash.

Where do I apply to get my visa?
The best way to apply for the visa is from the Nepalese diplomatic missions in your home country. The other choice is to get it from the Immigration office at the entry points of Nepal.

When is the best time to travel to Nepal? 
Spring [March - May] and autumn [September - November] are considered as two main popular trekking seasons in Nepal. The weather is very pleasant and the views typically are transparently clear. The forests in high altitude are full of blossoming rhododendron flowers; the national flower of Nepal. The views are very lovely and you will surely feel happy. The views are also fine in winter [December - February] but it's very cold in the high altitude. Trekking can be done without including high passes. Trekking is lower altitudes are not affected in winter. Generally, nights and mornings are very cold and the days are fine for walking.

What is the time difference in Nepal?
Nepal time is GMT plus 5 hours 45 minutes.

What is the currency of Nepal?
Nepalese currency is spelled as Nepalese Rupees or Rupee (Rs) or Nepali Rupee, and in short, it is written NRS or RS. 100 Paisa equals 1 Rs. Currency Notes of the following denominations are used: 1000, 500, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5, 2, and 1 rupee.

Are there ATM facilities in Nepal?
Yes, in Kathmandu and Pokhara. International credit cards (Master Card, Visa Card etc) are also accepted in all leading hotels, shopping centers, bars and restaurants in Nepal.

Do I need to bring additional medicine to the trekking?
It is always better to consult your doctor. However, we suggest you carry simple medicines such as Ibuprofen, Codeine, Paracetamol, Strepsils, anti-diarrhea tablets and Diamox (for high altitude sickness).

I’m a single traveler, will I be charged a single supplement?
Most of our trips do not have a single supplement. This means that the accommodation is on a twin share basis and you will be sharing a room with another traveler of the same sex. Some tours have an optional single supplement or rarely a mandatory single supplement. If you are not planned share room with unknown traveler then you have to make a request for booking time. We will do charged on top of your package.

What kind of water should I drink on a trek?
Our travel forms highly recommend you to drink boiled water, water with iodine or purification treatment .please to drink raw water without treatment.

What is AMS and can be treated on the mountain?
Hikers, skiers, and adventurers who travel to high altitudes can sometimes develop acute mountain sickness. Other names for this condition are altitude sickness or high altitude pulmonary edema. It typically occurs at about 8,000 feet, or 2,400 meters, above sea level. The higher altitude with less oxygen, available for the body to continue normal functions.  Dizziness, nausea, headaches, loss of appetite, disturbed or broken sleep fatigue and shortness of breath are a few symptoms of this condition. Most instances of altitude sickness are mild and heal quickly. In rare cases, altitude sickness can become severe and cause complications with the lungs or brain. Like HAPE or HACE High altitude pulmonary edema / high altitude cerebral edema

Tips for Altitude Sickness Prevention and staying safe are as follow Climb slowly, Eat carbohydrate and calorie, Avoid alcohol, Drink water, walk high Sleep low & Medication are some golden rules. Your professional trekking guide will explain the symptoms and method of treatment for AMS.

What is physical preparation should be needed for trekking in Nepal?
As for the level of fitness and trek preparation, we suggest that trekking in Nepal mountains is not appropriate for someone with very weak ankles, knee, heart or lungs problems and for all these your doctor’s advice is obligatory. But even the kids of an early age to the adults of over 70 have walked to varied landscapes of Nepal. However, Mercy Holidays itinerary is so designed that the walks are short and attainable. Nevertheless, trekking is not a walk in the park, it includes the tremendous amount of ups and downs so to prepare for any trips in Nepal you need to train yourself with the everyday undulating walking with the amount of weight you are thinking of carrying while on your trek.

How can I make a payment?
Bank information
Account Name:  Mercy Holidays  Pvt Ltd
AC Number:  0200010113748
Swift code:
Bank Address: Mega Bank Nepal Ltd [ Maharajgunj Branch ]Kathmandu.

How can I make my booking with Mercy Holidays?
You can simply select your trips, which you want to travel with us. Please make a contact us at the given email address to share your queries and drop us.

Who will pick me from the airport?
Mercy Holidays representative will be waiting for you; most of our package included airport pick and drop facilities. Please kindly send us your flight details so that we will pick you up from the airport at the right time. 

What type of accommodation is provided on the trip?
Unless noted otherwise, the accommodation on a trekking trip will be a combination of hotels while staying in the bigger cities, motels or lodges when in the smaller mountain towns and camping in a tent when on the trek. All accommodation and the trip price are based on two people sharing rooms and a large tent. A single room and single tent supplement are available at an additional cost and where applicable. All sleeping tents are provided.

How much weight do I carry on trek?
Your duffel bag will be carry by our potter; you have to carry your day bag with necessary things like warm clothes, raincoat, snacks, sunblock, drinking water, camera etc generally it will be around 4 to 6-kilograms. 

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