Nepal, the mystical mountain Kingdom has fascinated people around the world. The snow capped mountains, jungles teeming with wildlife, fast flowing rivers and gorgeous valleys make the country one of the most beautiful destination in Asia. But before you head out to , here are some website you should visit so that you don’t encounter unwanted surprises along the way.
Websites on Travel and related information:
This site has general information on tourist sites in Kathmandu, the capital city of . There is a list with information on various package deals to Nepal. A good place to start your online search if you are planning to visit for the first time.
Due to the political crises in the country, the State Department has issued a travel warning for Americans traveling to Nepal . Visit this site for important information on security, immigration and legal information.
Excellent portal with information on hotels, economy, airlines, climate and historical sites around the country.
This National Geographic page on trekking in is a good resource if you are planning on going for trekking. It has travel and trekking tips and you can read what other travelers have said about their trip and their experience.
A great site to find information on trekking, rafting, sight seeing, and adventure tourism. The site a list of tour operators, grouped according to their specialty, so that you can contact the one that best fits your needs.
If you are traveling from US then you can book the airline tickets through this agency. They sell package travel deal for India,China and Mongolia too.
A directory of hotels all over the country, from 5 Star to the budget ones. Good place to start your search if you have little information on hotels in Nepal .
Home page of Hyatt Regency Kathmandu. You can book your room, check the amenities or go through the menu.
Current affairs and social life
To know about the social life in Nepal or to update yourself on current affairs, these sites are a must visit.
News portal run by Nepal’s largest private sector media company, KantipurOnline has news in English and Nepali. It has information on cultural activities in and around Kathmandu and has entertainment section focused on Nepali music and movie industry.
Run by Himal Media, Nepali Times is English fortnightly. Known for its good analytical writing, Nepali Times is often called the best in Nepali English journalism.
A bilingual newspaper published by Nepalese in USA. Nepali Aawaz is a fortnightly published in New York. Apart from featuring news from Nepal, the newspaper has articles on Nepalese living in and the highs and lows of a Diaspora’s life.