How much money is enough to visit Nepal?

  • Jun 8, 2020
  • Ashmita Trek & Tours

In case you're searching for the cheapest place to travel then at that point, Nepal can be your first decision. There is a saying that cash matters!!! truly it does particularly when you are planning for a long trip around the world.

So, settling upon a budget is an important factor amongst the most essential points related to trekking in Nepal. To choose the correct sort of spending plan for your journeys, which includes careful and thoughtful arranging. In fact, the expense of the trekking is equal for everybody they're not debatable and will differ from 2,300 rupees (USD $20) up to 57,000 rupees (USD $500), depending on the area.

Table of Contents

So, here are some of the top spot for trekking in Nepal:

Annapurna Circuit:  One of the most prominent treks in Nepal, this trail takes you through the towns along the Annapurna Region and takes barely two weeks to finish the route. Thorung La Pass, which is the most noteworthy point on the trek stands 5,400 meters high. It's also a moderate level of intensity, yet the high elevation can prove to strive for some.

Everest Base Camp Trek: The most famous trek, Everest Base Camp Trek starts from Lukla. It's an all-around marked, familiar trail and despite the fact that the climbing is very testing, there are numerous spots to rest and spend the nighttime.

Chitwan National Park Tour: An incredible place for a wilderness safari and riding an elephant makes it exciting too, Chitwan National Park Tour offers a fun option in contrast to the climbing and many people love it in Nepal.

General cost of staying in Nepal (lodges, hotels)

As anywhere on the Earth, the expense of accommodation relies upon what services are given and where they are situated. However, by worldwide standards, settlement in Nepal is extremely shabby.

Talking about Kathmandu and Pokhara have their very own traveler quarters (Thamel in Kathmandu, Lakeside in Pokhara) with furious challenge among spending lodges.

So, the cabins give a two-fold space to $5 to $10 every night (contingent on your haggling aptitudes) with primary service like running hot shower, flush toilets, froth sleeping pads, and clean sheets. At that point, there are the supposed "lodgings". The only difference is it's more expensive than the "lodges" with presumably joined shower, covering, furniture and so on. These lodgings quote their costs in dollars ranging from $15-$40 every night.

At last, you can likewise remain at "lavish hotels" which are commonly over-estimated, similar to any world-class lodging, at a scope of $100-$300 every night.

Past Kathmandu and Pokhara, "hotels" and "lavish resorts" are reasonable and purposes non-existent. However, discovering settlement in "teahouses" and "trekking motels" is moderately simple, particularly along prevalent trekking courses. They might possibly have high temp water or power (under 10% of Nepal approaches power). Expect the expense every night in the vast majority of these trekking motels to be between $1 – $4 every night. The teahouses cost even less starting at most from $0.50 every night.

How much food cost in Nepal?

Mountain lodges have fixed menus, and the local advisory groups or managerial assortments of national parks set the costs. On the off chance that you need to purchase a potato or pasta dish, rice with vegetables, or momo(dumplings) found at the height of 4,500m, it will cost as much as 4-7$, except for dal-bhat, which will cost up to 9$.

Because of the impact of western culture and market request, new strategies are quickly springing up all over Nepal. For instance, bread shops, pizzerias, and cheddar shops exist currently, even at the height of 3,500-4,000m. Thus, in case you're wanting a cinnamon move, chocolate cake, or some newly fermented espresso, be set up to pay 3-5$ Rupees.

Additional expenses (coffee, alcohol, toiletries, transportation)

Extra costs are changes upon spots and you can generally make your outing costly by remaining at extravagant lavish hotel and feasting in their eateries. Yet, at that point, you should be in New York. Be that as it may, on the off chance that you are searching for a one of a kind Nepali experience, you can do it for much less cash.

Outside the main traveler area, $7-$10 will take you during that time regardless of whether you throw around money luxuriously. In the fundamental traveler territories, hope to spend about $20-$25 every day including accommodation, food, and of course walking is free obviously and that is the thing you'll be doing most on the trekking. Otherwise, it's shoddy when you're in one place, yet can be unpleasant going from place to put.

Taking a one-hour flight can truly spare a whole day of uneven transport travel with deferrals. In this way, Here are some insight regarding extra costs while making a trip to Nepal.

In Kathmandu and Pokhara, expect to pay:

For Drinks

Water bottle (1.5 l): 30-50¢

Cup of tea: 10-30¢ (In local) and 40¢ -1.30$ (In a restaurant)

Large beer (600 ml) bottle: 2.50 $ -7$, but it depends upon the elevation.

Small bottle of (180 ml) whiskey/rum: 1-3$

A glass of Wine in a bar/restaurant: 3-7$ (latter in a hotel)

For Foods

Chapati (flat bread): 10-30¢ cents per piece

Momo (Nepali dumplings): 50¢ -1$

Fried eggs: 30– 50¢

Samosa (Nepali pastry with spicy filling & deep fried in oil): 10-30¢ per piece

For Transportation

Bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara – $8 (open windows) – $25 (air-con and lunch buffet)

Flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara – $90 – $120

Bus Kathmandu to Nagarkot: 60 cents (local buses, not advised) – $4 (direct)

Bicycle rickshaw ride: 40 cents to $2

Taxi ride: $1.50 (short hop) – $10 (an hour across the capital)

Boat ride across Phewa Lake in Pokhara: $4 for the boat

Note: If you visit tourist restaurant, expect to pay 3-4 times more. The cafes and restaurants for tourists serve a wide range of meals, and your average meal with a non-alcoholic beverage might cost around 7-20 USD.