Things to know before go to Nepal

  • How to go to Nepal :

    Please book your flight to arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM). Let Shree Yoga Retreat know your flight details, they will pick you up from the airport for an additional cost.

  • How to Get a Nepalese Visa :

    Nepal offers visa upon arrivals when you arrive into the airport. The cost for a single-entry Nepal visa costs US$25/40/100 depending on your stay.

  • Marijuana grows wild in Nepal :

    You will find a prolific growth of wild marajuana plants all around Nepal.

  • Spoken language in Nepal :

    The spoken language in Nepal is Nepali and secondly English. Guides also speak Chinese, Russian and so on.

  • Squat toilets are common in Nepal :

    While westernized hotels and restaurants and tourist attractions have western toilets, you’ll find more local joints and public restrooms bearing squat toilets. Always pack a packet of tissue and hand sanitizer.

  • Shopping NorthFace Knock-offs in Thamel :

    If those NorthFace jackets or trousers sound too cheap to be true, it’s likely a knock-off.

  • To eat “Buff” on a Nepal menu means to eat buffalo :

    You’ll see “buff” as an item on many Nepali food menus (i.e. Buff momos, buff burgers, etc… ) This does not mean you eat naked. Buff is a common term for buffalo.

  • Eight of the world’s ten highest peaks are in Nepal. Do not make the mistake of calling a “hill” …a “mountain” in Nepal.

    Mount Everest, K2, Kangchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Annapurna,

  • How to say Hello and Thank You in Nepali :

    Many Nepalese know Hello and Thank you, but hearing you speak in their language is still a sweet sound of respect. When saying Hello in Nepal, you say “Namaste” and fold your hands into a prayer. Thank you is “Danyavad”.

  • Nepal’s heavy lifting uses cranial power :

    In Nepalese culture, heavy objects are strapped to the head to be carried. The belief is that the head is the strongest part of the body.

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