LOCAL AIRPORT
Tribhauvean Airport is located in Kathmandu and is the recommended airport for all of our treks. After arriving, we recommend using your hotel’s shuttle service, or let us know ahead of time and we can provide this service.

VISAS
You apply for and receive a Nepali visa upon arrival at the airport. You only need your passport, you no longer need additional passport photos. The cost for each visa is listed below: o 15 day US$25 o 30 day US$40 o 90 day US$100


HOTELS
Prior to starting your trek, we recommend staying in a hotel in the Kathmandu Valley. There are many options in Thamel, the tourist region.

CURRENCY
The currency in Nepal is the Nepali Rupee. The approximate exchange rates are as following:
USA $1 = 100 Nepali Rupees
AUS $1 = 80 Nepali Rupees
CHN CNY 1 = 16 Nepali Rupees

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TREKKING PERMITS
Trekking permits are required for any trek outside of Kathmandu. Upon your arrival, SASANE Sisterhood will assist you in getting the appropriate permits, however the fee for these are not included in each package. Fees range from US$10 to US$100, depending on the location.

TRAVEL INSURANCE
For any tour outside of Kathmandu, travelers must be able to show proof that they have travel insurance that covers trekking. SASANE Sisterhood Trekking and Travel is not responsible for any injuries that occur during the trek.

OTHER TIPS
We recommend bringing a mask for dust to use while in the city of Kathmandu. Additionally, please respect the local culture by removing shoes before entering a person’s home.

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