Nepal Vista Tour - 12 Days

Nepal Vista Tour includes the monuments of the Kathmandu Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as, it contains a scenic mountain flight along the Himalayan ranges, and a jungle safari in the middle of Chitwan National Park. In this park, you ride on an elephant back, walk in a jungle, and do boating. You are likely to see in this jungle the Royal Bengal Tiger, One – horned Rhinoceros, and Gharial crocodile.

Nepal Vista Tour will also take you to Sarangkot and Nagarkot, the two famous hill stations of Nepal, which afford the fascinating view of the Himalayan Ranges, the latter also affords the view of the eastern plains of Nepal. Sarangkot, a 30 min drive from Pokhara, offers a spectacular view of sunrise on Langtang Peaks. On the other hand, Nagarkot, a 1.5 hr drive from Kathmandu, offers an impressive view of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Machhapuchre mountains, including Everest, the highest peak of the world.

Nepal Vista Tour also takes you to Changunarayan Temple, enriched with decorations, beautiful sculptures, and outstanding woodcarvings. It also takes you to Khokona, an ancient village. which is a home to Machyendranath, a god of rain and compassion. In addition to these, it also makes you familiar with the rich heritage of the Newar people, the original inhabitants of the Kathmandu Valley.

Other highlights of Nepal Vista Tour are Bhaktapur Durbar Square, where in, you visit its pagoda, shikhara-style temples, Lion Gate, Golden Gate, art galleries, and King Bhupindra Malla statue. Pokhara, the city of lakes, is another highlight of Nepal Vista Tour and Bindhyabasini Temple, Begnas Lake, Rupa Lake, Devi’s Fall, Gupteshwar Mahadev Cave, Museums, Phewa Lake, Barahi Temple, and the Seti River Gorge are the interesting places of Pokhara. Gupteshwar Mahadev Cave, which stretches 3 km long, contains big hall-sized rooms and passages and is the longest cave of South Asia.

Day 1

Arrival at Tribuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (1,345 m). Stay Overnight at a Hotel.

Day 2

Pre-trip meeting and drive to Nagarkot (2,195m) in a private tourist vehicle. Stay Overnight at a Hotel.

Day 3

Drive to Kathmandu and sightseeing at Patan in a private tourist vehicle - 1.5 hrs. Stay Overnight at a Hotel.

Day 4

Drive to Pokhara (840 m) in a tourist bus - 7 hrs. Stay Overnight at a Hotel.

Day 5 & 6

Guided sightseeing in Pokhara. Stay Overnight in a Guest house.

Day 7

Drive to Chitwan (100 m) - 5 hrs in a tourist bus. Stay Overnight at a Resort in Chitwan.

Day 8

Activities in the Chitwan National Park. Stay Overnight at a Resort in Chitwan.

Day 9

Drive to Kathmandu in a tourist bus - 7 hrs. Stay Overnight at a Hotel.

Day 10

Guided Sightseeing in Kathmandu. Stay Overnight in a hotel.

Day 11

Everest Mountain Flight - 1 hr. Remaining day is leisure. Stay Overnight at a Hotel.

Day 12

Transfer to Tribhuwan International Airport for Departure.

Trip Highlights

  • Bhaktapur Durbar Square
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Patan Durbar Sqaure
  • Spectacular Sunrise/Sunset and Mountain View from Nagarkot and Sarangkot
  • Chitwan National Park
  • Mountain Flight
  • The Seti - River Gorge
  • Gupoteshwar Mahadev Cave
  • The Heritages of the Newar People
  • Day 1Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal (1,345 m)

    The representative of Ace Holidays receives you at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. You see the representative displaying the signboard of Ace Holidays outside the airport terminal. You will then be transferred to your respective hotel by the private vehicle of Ace Holidays.

    Accommodation: 2 or 3 star hotel in Kathmandu
    Meals: No Meals

  • Day 2 Pre-trip Meeting and drive to Nagarkot in a private tourist vehicle

    In the morning, Ace Holidays hosts a meeting at hotel and introduces you to your guide. In this meeting, you are requested to bring your passport, 3 passport size photos and a readable copy of your travel insurance. Also in this meeting, you must clear all due balance, sign a legally binding trip form, and a non-liability disclaimer. You are also requested to ask any questions of your trip. Ace Holidays provides you Duffel Bag and Cap (yours to keep). After meeting you will drive to Nagarkot, on the way you will visit following places:

    Bhaktapur Durbar Square

    Bhaktapur Durbar Square has a collection of pagoda and shikhara-style temples, and a 55-window palace of brick and wood. You will also visit the Lion Gate, the Golden Gate, the art galleries, and see the statue of King Bhupatindra Malla.

    Changunarayan Temple

    This temple is situated on a ridge, overlooking the Kathmandu valley, and in terms of distance, it is located 12 km to the east of Kathmandu city. It is the temple, which is dedicated to the Hindu God Vishnu. It is one of the finest and the oldest specimens of pagoda architecture built in 323 AD by King Haridutta Verma. The temple is richly decorated with sculptures and carvings and affords the beautiful view of the countryside.
    You will then have an hour scenic drive to Nagarkot, a popular hill station of Nepal.

    Accommodation: 2 or 3 star hotel in Nagarkot
    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 3 Drive to Kathmandu and sightseeing at Patan in a private tourist vehicle – 1.5 hrs

    After your breakfast and watching sunrise over the mountains from Nagarkot, we will drive you back to Kathmandu. And you will do sightseeing in the following places:

    Patan Durbar Square

    Patan Durbar Square is an enchanting combination, which consists of ancient palace buildings, artistic courtyards and graceful pagoda style temples. The former square is also the center of Patan’s religious and social life, and houses a museum and an array of bronze statues and religious objects. One remarkable monument here is a 17th-century temple dedicated to the Hindu god Krishna, built entirely of stone.

    Khokana and Bungmati Villages

    Founded in the 7th century, Bungmati village is a home to Machendranath, the God of Rain and Compassion, Both the Hindus and the Buddhists worship this God, who is accredited with the introduction of rice plantations in the Kathmandu Valley. The rich heritage and relatively unchanging lifestyle of the Newari people are clearly seen both in Bungamati and in Khokana.

    Accommodation: 2 or 3 star hotel in Kathmandu
    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 4Drive to Pokhara (840 m) in a tourist bus – 7 hrs

    After your breakfast, you head off to Pokhara in a tourist bus. You will see hills, river, valleys, villages, and streams on the way.

    Accommodation: 2 or 3 star hotel in Pokhara
    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 5 & 6Sightseeing in Pokhara.

    Your sightseeing trip will start after breakfast. You will drive to Sarangkot, one of the best hill stations of Nepal. This hill station offers the beautiful view of the sunrise over the snow-capped mountains, such as Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Machhapuchre. After this, you return to Pokhara for sightseeing. Ace Holidays provides a private tourist vehicle and a professional tour guide to you. The places you visit are the followings:

    Bindhyabasini Temple

    Bindhyabasini Temple lies in the center of the religious old bazaar of Pokhara. It is dedicated to Goddess Bhagawati, a symbol of Shakti(power).

    Begnas and Rupa Lakes

    These two lakes lie in the northeast of the Pokhara Valley at the distance of 13 km from the main city of Pokhara. These lakes are located at the foothill of Begnas mountain and by the Pachabiya hill.

    Devi’s Fall

    Devi’s fall is also known as Patale Chhango in Nepali and lies in the southern flank of the Pokhara valley. The lake is sourcing from the Fewa Lake. Its water falls into a deep gorge and through several potholes.

    Gupteshwar Cave

    Gupteshwar Cave is 2 km away from Pokhara airport. Its entrance is right across from Devi’s fall and the cave stretches 3 km long. It also contains big hall-sized rooms and some passages where you have to crawl. This cave holds a special value to the Hindus because it has a phallic symbol of Lord Shiva. It has been preserved in the same condition since it was discovered.

    Mahendra Cave

    Mahendra Cave lies on the north of the Pokhara valley. It is made of a large limestone cave, which contains both the stalagmites and the stalactites.

    Museums

    Museum displays the lifestyles and histories of the Gurung, Thakalis and Tharu people. There is also a Gurkha Memorial Museum, which is dedicated to the famous Gurkha Warriors, who earned their names during the World Wars and numerous battles. The soldiers of the Gurkha regiment won 13 Victoria Cross, an award for exceptional bravery.

    Phewa Lake and Barahi Temple

    Phewa Lake and Barahi Temple are situated at an altitude of 800 m above sea level. It has been declared as the second largest lake of Nepal. Located in the middle of a lake, Barahi Temple is the most important religious monument in Pokhara. The temple features two-storied pagoda, which is of “Female Shakti.” Shakti means power in Nepali. The images of Mt. Machhapuchhare and Annapurna can be seen in the water of Phewa Lake. To the south of this lake is a thick forest slope.

    Seti River Gorges

    Seti River Gorge has been carved out by the Seti-Gandaki River. This gorge is one of the natural wonders of Pokhara. K.I. Singh bridge at Bagar and Mahendrapool & Prithivi highway Bridge near bus park, provide a perfect view of the Seti’s dreadful, rush, turbulent, white water.

    Tibetan Refugee Camp

    Tibetan Refugee Camps are renowned for the production and trade of woolen carpets and other handicrafts. The Tibetans migrated to Nepal in the ‘50s.

    Accommodation: 2 or 3 star hotel in Pokhara
    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 7Drive to Chitwan in a tourist bus (100 m) – 5 hrs

    Today you will travel to the Chitwan, the first national park of Nepal, established in 1973. The Park is a home to more than 43 species of mammals and is especially renowned for the protection of the endangered one-horned rhino, the Royal Bengal Tiger and Gharial Crocodile. On reaching the resort, your guest relations officer will brief you on elephant safari, nature walk and boat ride.

    Accommodation: 3 star resort in Chitwan
    Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

  • Day 8Activities in the Chitwan National Park.

    After you have tea or coffee, you will go to see wildlife and birds, you will go for elephant safari, and you will go for jungle walk. After you have your breakfast, you will do a 45-minute walk through the grassland and forest upstream. You also see crocodiles on the banks of the Narayani River, and then you head off to camp for lunch. Late afternoon, a guide will take you for the elephant safari and jungle walk and to the observation tower.

    Accommodation: 3 star resort in Chitwan
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 9Drive Back to Kathmandu in a tourist bus – 7 hrs

    Today you wake up early in the morning, have breakfast and catch the bus for Kathmandu. It will take whole day drive and you will have your lunch on the way.

    Accommodation: 2 or 3 star hotel in Kathmandu
    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 10Sightseeing in Kathmandu.

    After breakfast, a guide will take you to Kathmandu in a private vehicle for sightseeing.The sightseeing in Kathmandu includes the following:

    Boudhanath

    Bouddhanath Stupa lies about 6 km to the east of downtown Kathmandu. It is known to be the largest stupa in the Kathmandu Valley. It looms 36 meters high and presents one of the most fascinating specimens of stupa design. Buddhanath is also known as Khasti, or dew drops because the builders had to mix dew with mortar while building it. At that time, Kathmandu was hit by a severe drought. Stay overnight in a hotel (Breakfast Provided).

    Kathmandu Durbar Square

    Kathmandu Durbar Square is a complex of palaces, courtyards, and temples, which were built between the 12th and 18th centuries. It used to be the seat of the ancient Malla Kings of Kathmandu. An intriguing piece here is the 17th- century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 different languages. The Durbar Square is the social, religious, and urban focal point, where the people gather and talk. Inside the Kathmandu Durbar Square, you will visit three museums.

    Pashupatinath

    Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most sacred shrines in the world. It lies 5 km east from the heart of Kathmandu. This temple is richly ornamented pagoda and houses the sacred “Shiva Lingam,” or the phallic symbol, of Lord Shiva. Chronicles indicate the temple’s existence prior to 400 A.D. Devotees can be seen taking ritual dips in the holy Bagmati River, near the Pashupatinath temple.

    Swoyambhunath Stupa

    Swoyambhunath Stupa is also known as “The Monkey Temple”. It is located on the top of a hillock. It is a huge stupa and known to be one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal. Its establishment is linked with the creation of the Kathmandu Valley out of a primordial lake. Swayambhunath Stupa is also known as Samhengu. You see countless monkeys in Swayambhunath’s premises.

    Accommodation: 2 or 3 star hotel in Kathmandu
    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 11Everest Mountain Flight – 1 hr, and the Remaining day is leisure

    Early in the morning, you will be transferred to the domestic airport for Mountain Flight. This one-hour flight takes you close to the highest peaks of the world and offers the closest possible aerial views of Mt Everest, Kanchenjunga, Annapurna and the Dhaulagiri Ranges, and the Tibetan border to you. After this, you might like to take a walk in the streets of Thamel and stroll in Basantapur area. If you are interested in Jungle Safari, River Rafting, Paragliding, and Shopping, and last minute shopping, then you can start by hiring Ace Holidays’ guide. In the evening you will have farewell dinner in traditional Nepali restaurant with cultural program.

    Accommodation: 2 or 3 star hotel in Kathmandu
    Meals: Breakfast and Farewell Dinner

  • Day 12Transfer to Tribhuwan International Airport for Departure.

    Today is the last day of your trip. You will be picked up from the hotel and transferred to Tribhuwan International Airport on time.

    Meals: Breakfast

  • IMPORTANT NOTE

    During the trip, weather, local politics, transport or other factors, that are beyond Ace Holidays can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be changed to a large extent. If changes are necessary, the leader will decide what is the best alternative for you. Taking this into consideration, as well as the best interests of the whole group, including a change, Ace Holidays will do everything to minimize the effects, but it cannot be responsible for the results, arising from changes or delays.

Arrival and Departure

Upon arrival in Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu, you see the guide holding the signboard of Ace Holidays, and your guide accompanies you from the airport to the hotel. Similarly, on the departure day, your guide accompanies you from the hotel to the airport.

Important Note: The local porters at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, may ask tip/money to you. PLEASE DO NOT GIVE ANY MONEY TO THEM, not even to the person, who is holding Ace Holidays' sign board. Begging is one of the harsh realities of this country, Ace Holidays believes that it should be discouraged. Ace Holidays will also not repay you if you give money to anyone at Tribhuwan International Airport.

Accommodation and Food

Accommodation includes twin shared rooms in 2 or 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Nagarkot on bed and breakfast. In the Chitwan National Park, you will be accommodated in a resort with full board meal (breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided)

The Group Size

Minimum group size for this trip is 2 people and the maximum is 14 people, the average number is normally 8 people. Ace Holidays provides 1 tour guide, 1 assistant guide if the group size is 6 or more.

Guides and Staffs Arrangements

Skilled, experienced, and helpful tour guide and driver make your tour smooth. Ace Holidays carefully select these guide and driver on the basis of their appropriate experience, skills and personal aptitudes. With an object of helping local communities, Ace Holidays only employs local staffs who have adequate knowledge about culture, ecosystem, flora, fauna, geography, and history of their regions. The tour guides of Ace Holidays have undergone the following training: -Intensive First Aid -Tour Guide Training -Eco - tour Workshop and Adventure Meet -English Language -Conservation and Biodiversity

Change on the Itinerary

Your safety is of paramount concern when you travel with Ace Holidays. Please note that your guide has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is concerned with your safety. Since this is a tour, Ace Holidays cannot guarantee that you will not deviate from it because weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The guide will try to ensure that the tour runs, according to your plan, but please be prepared to become flexible.

Giving to the Local Community

Ace Holidays works closely with local community and is one of the main supporters of Sambhav Nepal, a non-political and non-profit social organization. Ace Holidays also supports the remote villages of Gorkha and other parts of Nepal through donation, sponsorship programs and various projects.

Donation

Ace Holidays donates a percentage of its business profit on a yearly basis, and it also supports the ongoing maintenance cost of the local schools and community-based schools of the Gorkha District.

Sponsorship

One of the major activities of the Sambhav Nepal is the children sponsorship program, which is conducted in full collaboration with Ace Holidays.

Partnership for Volunteering Program

The Arupokhari Volunteer Program, devised by Ace Holidays and Sambhav Nepal, aims to mobilize the teams of experts and interested individuals as an effective and economic measure in providing the human capitals for education, health and community development in the villages of Gorkha district, western Nepal. For more details, visit Sambhav Nepal's website www.sambhavnepal.org

Tour Equipment

  • All you need to bring for this tour is simply some comfortable clothes. In addition to this, you can also bring the personal items of your choice if you feel comfortable to carry them. Ace Holidays gives you a waterproof duffel bag, a T-shirt, and a sun cap as complemetaries.
  • Duffel or Rucksack bag or suitcase (Ace Holidays will provide you one complimentary duffel bag, a gift to you)
  • Daypack
  • Warm wool or synthetic hat that cover your ears (only if you are travelling in the cold season i.e January, February and December)
  • Goggles or sunglasses for sunbeam, dust and wind.
  • A neck warmer is another piece of gear for extra warmth if you feel you will need it and is for cold season i.e January, February and December.(optional)
  • 1 pair warm gloves (This is required if your are travelling in cold season i.e January, February and December).
  • T-shirts (2).
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket (preferable if you are travelling in rainy season from June to September.)
  • 1 pair cotton pants (loose jeans/khakis), 1 pair shorts.
  • 2 pairs lightweight long underwear/thermals (if you are traveling in winter January, February and December).
  • 2 pairs of liner socks, synthetic or capilene.
  • 1 pair light camping shoes or sneakers.
  • 1 pair sandals (Optional).
  • Sunscreen.
  • Toiletry kit. Be sure to include hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer.
  • First Aid Kit

    Please note your guide will carry the first aid kit bag during the tour. However, you are recommended to bring your personal first aid kit bag.
  • Additional Information

    Have more questions, and if you wish to discuss any aspects of this tour or your suitability, please visit our FAQs or contact us.

  • Please Note: Tight fitting, figure-hugging clothing, such as those made of Lycra can often be offensive to the locals, especially to women. If you find these items comfortable to wear then please wear it as a base layer, and please also pack something to wear on top of it.

Ace Holidays states the price per person below. Group Discounts of 5 % to 15% is available for booking of 4 or more than 4 people. A group booking of 12 or more people is subjected to a maximum discount with an availability of a free trip to 1 person. This tour can also be customized, according to requirements.

Small Group Journey - The departure dates currently available to join our fixed group departure

No Fixed Departure Dates are available for this Package.

Private Journey - Customize the Suitable Date for You

Ace Holidays understands that some clients want their tour to be a private affair and spend some of their memorable moments with their near and dear ones at their own Schedule. Considering this, Ace Holidays organizes private tour for them, as well. Please choose the departure date.

Private Journey

Tailor Made Journey - Itinerary Personalized According to Your Specifications

You can also use this tour as a base for a tailor-made itinerary. For example, you can also add some exciting white water rafting on the Seti River, on the Trisuli River or the Bhote Koshi River. To discuss your ideas or to get some suggestions from the specialists of Ace Holidays, please fill in the tailor-made form.

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Price Includes
  • Airport and Hotel pick up, drop off service by a private vehicle.
  • Standard twin sharing accommodation in a 2 or 3 star hotel in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Nagarkot (breakfast included)
  • Two nights/three days accommodation in Chitwan with full board meal (breakfast, lunch and dinner) as well as all jungle activities in the national park.
  • Entry permits and fees for all temples, parks, monasteries, and cultural and historical sites.
  • Ace Holidays bag and cap (yours to keep)
  • License holder English speaking tour guide.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for guide and driver.
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara using private vehicle
  • All Ground transportation by private tourist jeep/van and tourist bus.
  • Farewell dinner in traditional Nepali restaurant with cultural program.
  • All government taxes, VAT, Tourist Service charges and official expenses.
 
Price Does Not Include
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara (costs roughly USD 10 to USD 15 per person per day)
  • Travel insurance, which covers emergency rescue and evacuation. (See Secure Insurance Page)
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Nepal Entry Visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying USD 25 or equivalent Nepalese currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days and 90 days can be obtained by paying USD 40 and USD 100 respectively. Please bring 1 passport size photo).
  • Tips for tour guide and driver (Tipping is expected).
  • Any other expense, which is not mentioned in 'Price Includes' section.

Trip Highlights

  • Bhaktapur Durbar Square
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Patan Durbar Sqaure
  • Spectacular Sunrise/Sunset and Mountain View from Nagarkot and Sarangkot
  • Chitwan National Park
  • Mountain Flight
  • The Seti - River Gorge
  • Gupoteshwar Mahadev Cave
  • The Heritages of the Newar People

How do I book the trip?

To secure your booking, you have to fill in and return the final booking form. The word or PDF version of final booking form will be sent to you via e-mail then you can e-mail or fax the complete booking form. In addition, we also require minimum 30% per person deposit to guarantee your place as it enables us to make the pre-arrangements on your behalf. The remaining 70% can be paid when you arrive in Kathmandu. The deposit can be paid by the bank transfer or credit cards (Master, Visa or American Express cards). There will be 4% bank levy for all the payments done by the cards.

What sort of accommodation can I expect in Kathmandu, Nagarkot, Pokhara and Chitwan?

Ace Holidays provides standard twin sharing accommodation for the entire trip. The accommodation consists of 2 or 3 star hotels, which offer the facilities of attached bathrooms, dining room, a bar, Internet services, hot shower, and so forth. You can upgrade the accommodation to a five-star hotel for the entire trip at an additional charge. In Chitwan, your accommodation will be in a resort.

What sort of food can I expect in the tour?

Continental, Chinese, Mexican, American based cuisine with some local influences.

What mode of transportation do you use?

Private tourist Jeep and tourist bus . These transportations will be driven by license holder drivers.

What is the best season for this trip?

The best season for this Tour is from January to May, as well as, from September to December.

What is the weather and the temperature like?

Kathmandu generally has a climate with warm days followed by cool nights and mornings. Unpredictable weather is expected given temperatures can drop to 3 °C (37 °F) during the winter (Jan). In May, the maximum temperarure of Kathmandu is 29 degree celcius. In September, the minimum temperature of Kathmandu is 18 degree celcius and in December minimum temperature is 2 degree celcius.

The climate of Pokhara is sub-tropical; however, the elevation keeps temperatures moderate. Summer temperatures average between 25 to 35 °C, in winter around - 2 to 15 °C. Pokhara receives the highest amount of rainfall (> 5600 mm/year or 222 inches/year) in the country. Summers are humid and mild; most precipitation occurs during the monsoon season (July - September). Winter and spring skies are generally clear and sunny.

Chitwan has a tropical monsoon climate with high humidity all through the year. The area is located in the central climatic zone of the Himalayas, where monsoon starts in mid June and eases off in late September. During these 14–15 weeks most of the 2,500 mm yearly precipitation falls – it is pouring with rain. After mid-October the monsoon clouds have retreated, humidity drops off, and the top daily temperature gradually subsides from ±36 °C / 96.8 °F to ±18 °C / 64.5 °F. Nights cool down to 5 °C / 41.0 °F until late December, when it usually rains softly for a few days. Then temperatures start rising gradually

Is Ace Holidays a member of the Tour and Travel Agencies' Association of Nepal?

Yes. Ace Holidays is the active member of Nepal Tour and Travel Agencies Associtaion.

Do your guides have Tour guide certificates from the Hotel Management and Tourism Center?

Yes, they have all received a 45-day training from the Hotel Management and Tourism Center in Nepal. Please check our Guides Proflies and Training Certificates.

Are there any volunteer projects that we could visit after the tour?

Ace Holidays is one of the prime supporters of the social organization called Sambhav Nepal. There are several on-going projects in a village called Arupokhari (Gorkha district) which you are more than welcome to visit or even volunteer. You will be able to gain a different insight into the lives of the people in the hills.

Is there a minimum and a maximum number for your groups?

The minimum group of people is 4, and the maximum group is more than 12. Based on the group sizes, Ace Holidays maintains the field staff ratio to give you the satisfying service.

Does Ace Holidays book my own international flights to and from Nepal?

No, you need to book your own International flights. Ace Holidays is a local agent and it would cost you significantly higher to book through Ace Holidays. Please find more information in the International Flight page.

Will it be possible to get any clothes washed/Laundry ?

Laundry service is easily available at your hotel, and there are many laundry stores in Kathmandu. Please note that laundry service is not included in the package price.

Can I charge my digital camera or other equipments on my trip?

These facilities are available in all the places in your hotel. Remember to bring your adapters.

Is there any communication while we are on tour?

There are telephones and Internet facilities available so you can always stay in contact with your family.

Can I use credit cards in the places I visit?

ATMs are available in Kathmandu. Major credit cards are accepted in all places but you need to pay 4% extra as bank levy, which might make cash more preferable.

How much additional money do I need per day?

It depends on your spending habits. USD 15 to 20 a day will be enough to buy lunch, dinner, chocolates, and a few drinks in cities. In trek, you need USD 20 to 40 for meals.

Do I need to tip my guide and driver? How much would that be?

Tips are always expected. It is a small gesture of thanks tocity guides towards the end of the tour. USD 20 to guide and USD 10 to driver per day is recommended per group, but this also entirely depends on your wish.

Is the water fine to drink?

Bottled water is available in all places.

Are Ace Holidays' staffs insured?

Yes. Ace Holidays' trek guides, tour guides, cooks, drivers, and porters are insured completely. They have health insurance, altitude mountain sickness insurance, life insurance, accident insurance, and casulty insurance.

What essential documents do I need to bring with me on tours?

Here are some documents that you will need to carry with you: • Valid Passport – must be valid for up to 6 months after you return from your tour, keep a separate photocopy. • Travel insurance, keep a separate photocopy • Cash and Traveler's Cheques, keep numbers and proof of purchase separately • Flight tickets • Emergency contact numbers for T/C’s, banks, insurance, family contacts.

Can I add extra days to my trip?

A holiday should never be about making it to the final point quickly. You can add extra days with additional costs to cover guides, porters, accommodation, and food.

I would like to extend my holiday, any recommendations?

Yes, there are plenty of options and choices to extend your holiday before or after your main trip.

What immunizations will I need?

Vaccaination is not complusory, but it is better if you vaccinate against diphtheria, hepatitis, malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus. We would like to know your blood group because it is important in case of emergency. Please tell us if you are suffering from any disease.

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