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Travel to Nepal from USA

Nepal Travel advice & Safety
Mountain Sherpa Admin
Aug 04, 2023

Travel to Nepal from USA

Embarking on a journey from the USA to Nepal may be a long one, but the rewards of traveling to this breathtaking destination make it truly worthwhile. Nepal stands as one of the most stunning countries in the world, boasting the majestic peaks of the highest mountains on Earth. While renowned for its popular trekking routes, climbing and adventurous activities such as rafting and paragliding, Nepal offers much more than just thrills for adventure seekers.
Nepal caters to a diverse range of travelers, providing ample opportunities for cultural exploration and relaxation. Even if you're not a trekker or climber, you can still indulge in the beauty of Nepal through easy tours. Stay in luxurious hotels and explore the charming cities and hill stations at your own pace, traveling comfortably in a private car. The allure of Nepal extends beyond its reputation as a destination solely for trekkers and climbers.
Immerse yourself in Nepal's rich cultural heritage by visiting enchanting places like Patan, Bhaktapur, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, and Pashupatinath. Marvel at the intricate architecture, soak in the spiritual ambiance, and witness the vibrant traditions that make Nepal truly captivating. Furthermore, the country offers exceptional opportunities for wildlife enthusiasts at renowned national parks like Chitwan National Park, where you can embark on thrilling jungle safaris and witness exotic flora and fauna.
In Nepal, you can relish the scenic beauty of the Himalayas, enjoying breathtaking views of sunrise and sunset. Whether you seek adventure, cultural experiences, or serene natural landscapes, Nepal has something to offer for every traveler. It is a destination that captivates the senses and leaves an indelible impression, making it a must-visit for anyone seeking a truly remarkable and diverse travel experience.

Starting from May 26, 2023, U.S. citizens traveling to Nepal are not obligated to present proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative PCR test result.

Travel to Nepal from the USA, you can follow these general steps:

  1. Flight Booking: Research and book a flight from a major US airport to Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) in Kathmandu, Nepal. You can utilize online travel platforms or consult with us to find the best flight options.
  2. Passport: Ensure that your passport remains valid for at least six months beyond your planned departure date from Nepal. If necessary, renew your passport before making travel arrangements.
  3. Visa Requirements: US travelers can obtain a visa on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport. To expedite the process and avoid long queues, we recommend filling out the online visa form before arriving in Kathmandu. By filling out the form online, you can bypass the line at the airport.
  4. Vaccinations: Consult with your healthcare provider or a travel clinic to inquire about recommended vaccinations for traveling to Nepal. Common vaccinations include those for hepatitis A and B, typhoid, tetanus, and measles.
  5. Travel Insurance: Consider purchasing travel insurance that provides coverage for medical emergencies, trip cancellations, and other unforeseen circumstances during your journey. For more information about Nepal travel insurance, please visit the provided link: Nepal Travel insurances
  6. Itinerary Planning: When planning your trip to Nepal, it is important to determine how long you wish to stay and create an itinerary that aligns with your interests and preferences. As a highly experienced local Sherpa company with more than 25 years of expertise, Mountain Sherpa Trekking offers a wide range of travel packages tailored to meet the diverse needs of our clients. Whether you seek luxury treks to Everest, leisurely cultural tours exploring cities and enjoying jungle safaris, or multi-country tours encompassing Nepal and Tibet or even a three-country tour including Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan, we have a variety of options to cater to all types of travelers. Additionally, for adventure enthusiasts, we provide numerous packages for peak climbing, ranging from peaks over 6,000 meters to those exceeding 8,000 meters. With our status as local Sherpa experts, we have successfully organized trips for over 10,000 US travelers. Our commitment to safety and responsibility is reflected in our exceptional service and a remarkable success rate of over 99%. We take pride in our loyal clientele who repeatedly choose us for their best travel experiences.
  7. Documents & Currency: Ensure you have all the necessary travel documents, including your passport, visa, flight tickets, travel insurance details, and any other required identification or permits. Familiarize yourself with the local currency in Nepal, which is the Nepalese Rupee (NPR). You can exchange US dollars to NPR during your tour in Nepal or withdraw local currency from ATMs. Our guides will assist you with currency exchange and provide recommendations for local dining and show you all the hidden gems.

"Nepal: A Dream Destination for Adventure and Culture Enthusiasts from the USA"

Nepal has become a dream destination for numerous travelers from the USA, with over 100,000 visitors from different states of the USA flocking to the country each year. The primary allure for American travelers lies in the adventure of trekking and climbing, where Nepal offers renowned routes such as the Everest Base Camp trek and the Manaslu Circuit trek.

Additionally, Nepal's appeal extends beyond adventure tourism, attracting cultural enthusiasts and leisure travelers who opt for our curated cultural tours like the Best of Nepal tour and Nepal Luxury tour.

Many American travelers have a strong inclination to explore multiple destinations, which is why they often opt for our Nepal and Tibet tour, combining the two countries into a single holiday experience. Moreover, for those seeking an even more extensive and diverse adventure, we offer a three-country tour encompassing Luxury Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan Tour, providing a comprehensive exploration of the region's cultural and natural wonders.

Among our American clients, the Luxury Everest Base Camp trek with a helicopter return from Gorakshep to Lukla has garnered significant popularity, providing a remarkable and indulgent experience. Additionally, our Everest Base Camp trek with Island Peak climb and Everest Three High Passes trek attract adventure enthusiasts seeking a more challenging and immersive journey.

For travelers with limited time, they often choose to book our Everest View Trek or Ghorepani Poonhill Trek. These treks offer stunning panoramic views of the Himalayas and allow for a memorable trekking experience in a shorter duration.

if you are a U.S. citizen planning to travel to Nepal and require any information regarding travel planning, please feel free to reach out to us via email or message us on WhatsApp. The email address and WhatsApp number are provided below:

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We are here to assist you and provide the necessary information to make your travel to Nepal a smooth and enjoyable experience.

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