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Nepal Big Mountain (NBM) Travel provides all travel related services including domestic, international air tickets, bus tickets, hotel bookings, holiday packages and many more.

Nepal Big Mountain (NBM) Travel provides all kind of travel package that showcases the beauty of Nepal. The packages are designed to showcase the rich culture and architecture to the travelers.

Except for Nepal, NBM travel provides it services in China, Bhutan, and India to the date. NBM Travel is further looking to spread its services to Italy, Australia and other European countries.

The list of mandatory documents are as follows:

Government-issued photo identification (ID).

E-Ticket copy

For international flights, the passport is the only valid photo ID proof that will be accepted.

Carry the birth certificate along with the ticket when traveling with an infant.

From booking date till :

15 days prior to departure                                                                                                 – 30 % of Package Cost
7 Days prior to departure                                                                                                  – 50% of Package Cost
3 to 7 Days prior to departure                                                                                           – 75 % of Package Cost
Less than 24 hrs to 3 Days prior to departure                                                                   – 100% of Package Cost

FAQs for Trekking

NBM Travel is a reliable and experienced trekking agency in Nepal, with a team of professional and knowledgeable guides. We offer well-planned itineraries and personalized service at affordable prices.

International tourists require a valid passport and a visa, which can be obtained on arrival at the airport or at the Nepalese embassy or consulate in their home country.

Nepal has reopened for international tourism, with safety protocols in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Travelers are required to show proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test result, and follow local health guidelines.

Trekkers in Nepal require various permits, depending on the region they are trekking in. These include the TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card, and permits for specific conservation areas or national parks.

Hiring a porter and guide is not mandatory, but highly recommended for safety and convenience. They can assist with navigation, language barriers, and carrying heavy bags, allowing you to focus on enjoying the trek.

During a trek in Nepal, you will eat local Nepali food, including the traditional dal bhaat (rice and lentil soup). The food is typically simple but hearty, and full of carbohydrates and proteins. Besides, you can also enjoy other Nepalese cuisines such as momos (dumplings), and noodle soup.

Accommodation during a trek in Nepal can range from basic guesthouses to luxurious lodges. Guesthouses often consist of shared rooms and bathrooms while lodges have private rooms with attached bathrooms.

The best time to go trekking in Nepal is during the dry season i.e. from October to May when the weather is clear and stable. The monsoon season from June to September can bring heavy rain and landslides, ultimately making your difficult and dangerous.

Trekking in Nepal requires a good level of physical fitness and endurance, as well as proper acclimatization to high altitudes.

The local currency in Nepal is the Nepalese rupee (NPR).

There are ATMs available in Nepal for tourists as well, particularly in urban areas like Kathmandu and Pokhara. However, we advise you to check with your bank for the availability and the fees.

Visa cards are widely accepted in Nepal for payment, especially at hotels and larger restaurants. However, we recommend you carry some cash as well, as some places may not accept cards.

Online transfer services like PayPal and Western Union are available in Nepal, but it is not as widely used as in other countries.

You can exchange currency at banks and authorized money changers in Nepal. It is recommended to carry USD or Euros, as these are more easily exchanged than other currencies.

We recommend you to carry a mix of cash and cards in Nepal. Carrying Nepalese currency is the best choice for you during your Nepal tour.

To ensure the safety of money and cards during the tour, we recommend you to use a money belt or secure bag, and avoid carrying large amounts of cash or displaying valuables in public.

Popular trekking routes in Nepal include the Everest Base Camp trek, Annapurna Circuit trek, Langtang Valley trek, and Manaslu Circuit trek, among others.

FAQs for Tours

NBM Travel is a reputable and experienced travel agency in Nepal. We offer customizable and affordable tour packages with excellent customer service.

It is possible to travel to Nepal during the COVID-19 pandemic, but travelers must comply with the government’s regulations and follow safety protocols.

A tourist visa is mandatory to visit Nepal. Some trekking areas may require additional permits for which NBM Travel can help you with.

Having a tour guide is not mandatory but is highly recommended for a city tour in Nepal as the guide can provide valuable insights and ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for you.

Changes to the itinerary can be made before the tour begins, but they may be subject to additional charges or availability.

Depending on the tour package, transportation can vary from private vehicles to public transportation such as tourist buses or private vehicles.

The local currency in Nepal is the Nepalese Rupee (NPR).

ATMs are widely available in major cities and tourist areas of Nepal. But it is recommended you carry some cash as well.

Visa cards are widely accepted in Nepal for payment. But it is recommended you carry some cash as well.

Online transfers are available in Nepal, but they may not be widely used in remote areas. It is still recommended that you carry some cash with you.

Currency exchange services are widely available in Nepal, including at banks, exchange counters, and hotels.

It is recommended to carry a mix of Nepalese Rupees and US Dollars in Nepal, as US Dollars are widely accepted for payment.

It is recommended to use a money belt or a secure bag to store money and cards. Plus, avoid carrying large amounts of cash or valuables in public areas.

You can exchange currency in Nepal at banks, money exchange counters, or hotels, but it is advisable to compare the rates and to check the authenticity of the notes.

It is recommended to pack comfortable clothing suitable for the season, sturdy footwear, sunscreen, insect repellent, and any necessary medications.

Nepal is generally safe for tourists, but travelers should take necessary precautions and follow safety guidelines.

The physical demands of the tour can vary depending on the itinerary and activity level. Travelers should be in good health and fitness to take some trekking packages in Nepal.

Depending on the tour itinerary, visas and permits may be required for certain destinations, and can be obtained through the travel agency or at the destination.

Travel insurance is highly recommended to cover unforeseen circumstances such as medical emergencies, trip cancellations, and lost or stolen belongings.

Depending on the tour itinerary and activity level, there may be age or health restrictions, and travelers should consult with the travel agency before booking.

NBM Travel has a cancellation policy in place for all tours and treks in Nepal. The policy varies depending on the type and duration of the trip, and the specific terms and conditions are outlined in the booking agreement.