How can I enter in Nepal?
Nepal is a popular tourist destination
in South Asia. Several Airlines have
non stop flights from London, Paris,
Frankfurt, Doha, Osaka, Shanghai,
Moscow, Bangkok, Singapore, Hongkong,
Karahi, Bombay, Delhi, Calcutta, Paro,
Dhaka, Lhasa, Varanasi.
Do I need a visa to travel Nepal?
All foreign nationals, except Indian
Citizens need visas to enter Nepal. To
apply for a visa you will need a valid
passport, two passport size photos and
Where do I apply to get my Visa?
The best way to apply for visa is from
the Nepalese diplomatic missions in your
country. The other choice is to get it
from Immigration office at the entry
points of Nepal.
What if I decided to stay more than
60 days in Nepal? Where and what should
I do to extend my Tourist visa?
There is no problem in it. The
Immigration department of Kathmandu or
Pokhara can extend the visa for another
30 days and the charge for this is US$
50. Indeed the visa can be extended for
a total of 120 days, an additional 30
days visa may be granted on reasonable
grounds from the Immigration Office.
Nevertheless, tourist can not stay in
Nepal under tourist visa for more than
150 cumulative days.
What kind of Accommodation I can have
during the trip?
In Kathmandu we do provide stars hotel
as per you request and during the
trekking, we provide you guest house
which is called tea house. Tea house are
more like hotels with hot showers,
western food and private room (twin
sharing). In this arrangement overnight
halts with dinner and breakfast will be
in Tea houses (Lodges) and Lunch in
local restaurants en-route.
Furthermore as you will be staying in
locally owned lodges you will be
benefiting and interacting with the
local community. It will give you a true
feel for the Nepalese people and their
Can I charge Camera batteries along
Yes, most of the places, you can charge
batteries along the trek( per hour US$
2-3 for charging) while you are doing
Trek in Everest region.
Is it ok to take photographs of
people of Villages?
Yes, it is ok and they really get a kick
out of seeing themselves in print. So if
you take photographs, please take copies
and post them back that will make sure
they get delivered back to the people on
one of your treks. But it is better to
take permission from them before t
taking photographs. Sometimes they may
angry in taking photos without asking
Do I have to tip my guide/porter?
Your porter/guide should not 'ask you'
for anything, however at the end of your
trek if he has done a good job and you
feel he warrants a thank you, by all
means give him something.
How much weight do I allow for my
You should allow 5 kg for your personal
porters own gear such as his torch,
clothes and other items he may feel
essential for his trek. It is best to
bring two backpacks with you. A smaller
pack for yourself to carry your water
and favorite snack bars, and the bigger
pack with a maximum of 20 kg including
sleeping bag, will carry by personal
Should I feel embarrassed expecting a
porter to carry my pack?
Definitely not. If you can afford a
personal porter it is highly
It gives wages to the people who earn a
living for trekking.
This is the terrain where they grew up.
Hence they make walking up and down
mountains look easy.
How fit do I have to be for Trekking?
No, you do not have to be a marathon
runner or training for the Olympics. But
you do have to be fit and healthy.
Depending on your walking/trekking
speeds, you may have to trek for 5 to 7
hours per day on a trek, and no
mountaineering skills needed, to do
Your trekking briefing will be done by
Mission Eco Trek before departure of
When should I book my trek?
Book early! You should contact us as
soon as possible. We would be happy to
help you choose the Trek that is right
for you. We whole Mission Eco Trek
families can give you first hand
information about any of our treks.
Call/write us anytime to design your
Nepal trip with no obligation.
How do I book my trek?
Tour/Trek can be booked from anywhere in
the world. Booking can easily be made
online using our secure booking engine
accessed from each tour page on this
website. You can contact our office by
phone, fax or by email. Please email us
for further information if you re unsure
how to book with us.
Why should I travel with Mission Eco
Mission Eco Trek has been the clear
"Mission and Vision" on eco tourism and
green tourism since decades long.
Through green tourism, we have the
experience and the commitment to provide
you with the trip of lifetime. We can
offer you a quality holiday at an
affordable price and we will show you
places you could not see while traveling
Are there any age restrictions?
No, there are any age restrictions. We
can be designed trek for
children/teenager/ pensioner. For
children and pensioner, we offer short
and easy trek around Kathmandu and
Pokhara Valley. For adult and teenager,
we offer moderate to hard trek, like
Everest Base Camp/ Manaslu/ Dolpa/
Mustang/ Annapurna/ Langtang etc.
What if I haven't camped before?
Don't worry.....we make it easy! Most of
our first timers actually grow to love
sleeping in the great outdoors. You will
sleep in good quality, two person tents
which you share with only one other
trekkers of same sex. We provide all
Trekkers with a thermal sleeping mat.
For those who want added comfort, you
can bring your own mattress. On
lodge/Teahouse Trek, normally single
trekkers share rooms with only one other
of same sex.
Can Mission Eco Trek arrange flight
Of course, we arrange all domestic and
international flight tickets.
Do I need travel insurance?
Yes. Insurance is compulsory on all trek
regions for your safety.
Can I make my trek longer?
Yes, it is our pleasure. Just let us
know what you would like and we will do
our best to help you. We never force our
clients to follow our set itineraries.
We can make our itineraries flexible
accordingly client’s interest.
What do I bring?
We have listed a few essentials that you
will have to bring along and when you
make your booking we will send you out a
full list of essentials.
What's involved in a Typical Day?
08.30 Start Walking
11.00 Tea/Coffee Break
01.00 Lunch Break
04.00 Reach to Guesthouse.
07.00 Evening Meal.
08..00 Briefing for the Next Day
As we do Organized/Tent trekking ,our
trained cook set menu himself and
But when we do, teahouse/lodge basis
trekking, we choose the same menu for
breakfast/lunch/dinner/ for all but
changes the menu daily so that we could
do a bit contribution for preserving
green tourism. We trekked, we will do
our best to introduce you with local
culture and taste.
Will I be able to deal with the high
Our itineraries are designed so that our
clients ascend at a sensible and safe
rate. The effects of altitude are felt
by gentle acclimatization allows them to
reach their high point without any
What is the best season for trekking
The best time for trekking in Nepal is
Oct/ early Dec, and March/April, even
though you can trek all round the year.
June/August it is better to do trek
belong to rain shadow like Upper
Mustang, Dolpa in Nepal and Mt. Kailash
Is Communication to home possible on
There are telephones in many villages
along the popular trekking routes from
which you can make international calls.
We inform daily trekking report to your
relatives to home.
Will somebody come to pick me up at
the Airport on my arrival?
Yes, we come to the airport to pick you
up. Outside the Terminal Hall, we will
be displaying a play card of Mission Eco
Trek with your name on it.