Once in a while everyone needs to take a break from their monotonous life and go on a holiday. Whether you dream your holiday to be wild and adventurous, culturally insightful or more relaxing along the serene beauty of nature, Nepal is an ideal holiday destination.
Nepal is a wonderful destination for all types of travelers looking for relaxing family holidays to the most adventurous endeavors. There are a variety of activities you can do and numerous places you can visit in this tiny country. You can find various Nepal tour packages offered by various travel agencies. Holiday planners and travel portals have lined up several different packages for Nepal tour and you may be confused on what to choose.
The following tips may help you find the best Nepal tour Package:
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- 1. Know yourself:
- 2. Research across several tour Operators:
- 3. Compare Itinerary:
- 4. Communicate:
- 5. Booking:
1. Know yourself:
Your search for finding the best tour Package actually starts from within yourself. You need to understand your needs and what you can offer to your experience in Nepal.
For better picture about what you can bring to your experience, try asking these questions to yourself.
A). What is my Budget?
Your Budget for the tour will help you decide your activity, destination, and even the accommodation during the tour. Although Nepal is a very budget friendly destination, some of the activities like an Everest expedition may require budget over $30000. Deciding on the budget will help you limit yourself ( but, you don’t have to!) with the most preferred holiday activities in the country.
B). How much time do I have for the tour?
How many days do you have for holiday in Nepal? You may find variety of tours as short as one day, to months long trekking and tour packages. Longer holiday plan means you may be able to try out a diverse range of activities offered by the country.
C). When are you planning for the Tour?
The time of your travel will determine or limit the activities you can do in Nepal. Most of the trekking destinations may not be available during the Monsoon in June and July while cultural exploration in the country may be possible during the period. October and November are the best time to trek and to even explore the festive side of Nepal. Springs are great to enjoy the rhododendron in the hill and winters are great for bird watching.
D). What type of Holiday Style are you looking for?
What type of holiday style are you looking forward to. Are you looking for wild and adventurous journey into the rural Nepal or are you looking for the much relaxed cultural exploration? Are you planning on a relaxed family holiday or looking for a solo adventure in the wilderness? Find out what type of experiences are you looking for in this holiday.
E). Whom are you travelling with?
Is it going to be a family holiday with children and elderly or are you planning on a wild adventure with your young friends or are you even thinking of a solo adventure. Children and the Elderly may need special attention during the tour and may not be eligible to try out all the activities. Whereas solo adventure in some trekking region may not be allowed for security reasons. You may also need to consider the physical and mental capabilities of you and your companion on the holiday while deciding on the activity.
After you are clear about what you want from the holiday, you may want to do some research about the available activities and tour packages in Nepal. The following things should be considered while you look for the tour packages to meet your above preference and style.
2. Research across several tour Operators:
Search for packages across at least 4-5 recognized Tour Operators. This will give you a clear idea about the market and the variety of options available in the market. Make sure you are dealing with an authorized tour operator in Nepal. You can even check their online reviews on sites like TripAdvisor for more information about their service quality. Variety will give choice to choose the best tour for you.
3. Compare Itinerary:
While looking at the itinerary of the tour make sure that it rightfully meets your time, budget and your requirements. Compare various inclusions, exclusion and offers from the tour operators. While booking a holiday package, ensure all the requirements like the specified budget, return airfare, transportation, accommodation, sightseeing, meals is taken care of. If you are comparing deals offered by different travel planners, check the hotel category before booking the package. Sometimes an itinerary may not include some tourist destinations or activities which may be on your preference list. For example: Just because you are going to Everest Region may not necessarily mean you will be able to visit Everest Everest Base Camp.
Do send an email or give calls to the tour operators if you have any query. Do not hesitate to email several travel and tour agencies. You can even compare the response between them to choose the best Travel Agency for your trip in Nepal. If you have any special requirements or special meal plan, do not hesitate to share with your tour operator. They may adjust the itinerary or the tour according to your preferences. They may even suggest you with better options.
Pricing in the travel industry is volatile with dynamic fares, which oscillate with time and situation. Early booking of the package may help you save some money on travel and airfare tickets. This may also give you time to prepare for the tour in Nepal, as some of the activities like trekking where you may need you to physically prepare yourself for the activity. Although advance booking will help your confirm your travel plans, not all the activities in Nepal will require advance booking.
Although Tour Operators make the Tour Planning much easier, it is not not necessary to hire a Tour Operators for all your Trips. You can plan your own trip for much freedom and flexibility. You can also have a look at our two week tour plan for Nepal for some idea.
Hope our tips to find the best Nepal tour Packages help you find the best Nepal tour for you. How did you find your tour Package in Nepal and did you like it? Share your Nepal Tour experience with us, we would love to hear from you.