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Where is Greater Himalaya Tour Agency Located?

The Agency's Head Office is located at 4/8 Florence St, Coburg 3058, Melbourne, VIC. Australia and the Other 4 Branch offices are located in Kathmandu Nepal, Delhi India, Thimpu Bhutan, and Lhasa Tibet/China.

Why should we choose your company as our travel agent?

With years of experience, we provide you the best possible services. WE have focused on the most suitable travel plan for you. Our travel agency is concerned not only with offering a fantastic vacation experience for our customers, but also with their comfort.

Who can travel with your agency?

We are based in Australia and focusing to organize tours, Treks, and Climbing in India, Bhutan, Nepal, and Tibet China for Global Travelers from their location.

Do you have experienced guide in your Company?

Yes, we do have an experienced guide. With our years of experience, we have became able to provide the best travelling experiences to our customers. We have the best local  guides for tour, treks and climbing guide who will assist you throughout your journey in each destination.

Does your company provide insurance facilities to your customers?

Talking about the medical insurance facilities. We are sorry to say that we do not provide any kind of insurance facilities to the travelers. So about the insurance, the travelers themselves should be responsible for that. However, we can recommend you the place for medical insurance.

What are the facilities that your company provides to your clients?

There are various facilities that our company provides to our customers considering the comforts of our customers. We provide the best accommodation facilities to our customers. Furthermore, there are other services regarding transportation services. We would provide the best transportation services. And it will be included in our cost.

What types of accommodation facilities can we expect during the trip ?

Generally, all our tour itineraries are designed using a 3- star comfort, central, and peacefully located hotel/resorts/farmhouse as available in each destination, However, We are happy to upgrade. customize the accommodation as per travelers' time, interest, and budget according to availability.

What are the criteria for the cancellation of any trip?

Concerning the criteria for the cancellation of the trip. It depends on the trip you purchased and the timeframe. We have a different timeframe and cancellation policy, So that Please kindly visit the Trip Booking Term and Condition Section and Feel free to contact us for further clarification in this regard in advance. 

Can we really trust your company for the secure trip?

Yes, you can. We assure you to provide the best travel experience. We provide you the best travel guide for your trip. We take care of our comfort as well as the security during the trip. For more information, you can also contact us directly. We will always be there for you to provide the best possible information regarding our company.

What types activities do you serve or provide ?

We Organize the Tour in India, Treks, tours in Bhutan, Tours, Trekking, Peak Climb, Mountain Expedition, Everest Heli Flight, Jungle Safari, River Rafting, Day Hikes, Multi-Day Tours in Nepal and Tours, Treks in Tibet.

What are the Destinations that you arrange the trip for?

Generally, we focused on Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet & India as the major travelling destination. And all the itinerary packages are based on these four countries.

What are the things included in the cost of package ?

The things that are included in the cost of the packages are:

  • Accommodations based on 3 Star Category Hotels/Resorts/Farmhouse
  • Transportations( Private Vehicle and Flights according to the itinerary, Tour Deals)
  • Permits and entrances
  • All Driver Cost and Gasoline, Troll Tax
  • Guides and Required Supporting Crew according to Activities
  • Meals [ Breakfast, dinner, lunch- Depends on Package Deals]
  • Local Guide/Driver Insurance
  • Service Charge
  • All Local GOVT Taxes

Does your company provide any kind of extra facilities on the demand ?

Yes, our company will definitely provide the extra facilities to our customer in the best possible situation. However, we would like to inform you that the extra facilities will not be included in the cost of itinerary packages. The customers have to pay an extra charge for it.

What is the cost of the trek packages provided by your company?

Our Company provides you the best deals possible. However, the cost of the depends on the number of days, vechiles or flights used upon, accomodation and also the facilities provided to our customers.

Will your company provide facilities regarding the visa services?

Yes, we provide certain facilities regarding visa services. That is Greater Himalaya, will take care of obtaining your Bhutan and Nepal visas so you may go without worry. Simply send us a color scan of your passport, as well as a passport-sized photo, with at least 6 months of legality from the start of your journey.

Does your company provide the trekking gears facilities for your customers?

Our company will provide the tent sleeping bags and other general trekking gear. However, if you need any extra trekking gears such as a camera and personal materials then the trekking gears provided by the company will be added to your total cost.

Is it safe to travel after Covid-19?

The covid-19 has created threats to every traveler's mind. However, as the situation becomes mild then you can easily travel to different countries including Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet and India. However, safety precautions should be the priority.

What are the best seasons to travel in Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet and India?

The best seasons to travel are spring and autumn/fall. During this time of the year, it is neither too cold nor too hot. The travelers will get to experience warm weather, a clear view of the majestic Himalayas, blue sky, natural flora and fauna, and since lots of festivals celebrated in Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet and India fall during these seasons, you will also get the opportunity to experience ethnic rituals, cuisine, festivals.

Can Travelers chose their own facilities and accommodation ?

The accommodation facilities are normally managed by the chosen travel agency as per the conversation with the clients. However, if the travelers wish to upgrade or change the accommodation then Greater Himalayas is happy to customize it as per the availability but the travelers will have to prior inform us.

Will travelers find guide themselves or the travel agency provide them?

If the travelers received any references of guides or have experience with them, then they can choose the guide themselves. But Greater Himalayas will assure you to provide a professional destination expert, easy-going, friendly and helpful guide. 

Is it mandatory for pre-booking the trip?

It is not a compulsion to pre-book the trip. But it is always better to reserve/book in advance for the safety, confirmation, professional arrangement/services, saving time, and enjoying the tour without any hassle.

What is difference between using a travel agency and self-traveling?

Using a travel agency is always better. Traveling with a travel agency will save your time and energy that will be required for surfing information, visiting individual places, booking hotels, plane tickets, and other fees. It will also allow you to enjoy the trip smoothly and will guarantee you safety and security. Booking through a travel agency doesn’t always mean that you will have to pay a high price. In fact, you could save some extra charges as the travel agency can book the hotel rooms, transportation, professional guide at a reasonable price. Of course, the travel agency will cost you service charges.

Can we travel to Bhutan and Tibet without a travel agency ?

It is mandatory to travel with an authorized travel agency as per the government rules in Bhutan and Tibet/China. Once you plan the trip, the travel agency will provide you all the updated information, documentation, and further procedures.

What are the visa requirements for the Nepal , Bhutan , India & Tibet tour?

Except for the banned countries, the people can apply for a visa in their country through the embassy/office of the consular or they can obtain an arrival visa with their valid passport. All people from any nation, with the exception of India, are obliged to have Visa. But the Visa is free for SAARC countries but they must have government authorized documents. You can apply for this visa once you are in Nepal. You could simply send your passport, which must be valid for at least six months beyond the start date of the tour.

Visitors from all countries except India, Bangladesh, and the Maldives must get a Bhutan visa before entering the country. Visitors from India, Bhutan, and Bangladesh can use it once they arrive in Bhutan.

Except for residents of neighboring Nepal and Bhutan, all travelers require a visa for traveling to India. For nationals of most countries, the Indian government has now introduced one-month, one-year, and five-year electronic visas. The e-visas can be used for tourism, business, medical treatment, and conferences.

Once the trip is confirmed/planned, the travelers should be in touch with their travel agency for the Tibet Visa because the Chinese government sometimes changes the travel policies without prior notice.

What necessary traveling gear should be packed?

The traveling gear/packing list is categorized according to various activities such as easy tour, climbing, trekking, multi-country tours, expedition. Please kindly go through our packing list.

How can a person get a visa for Nepal travel?

A Nepalese visa can be obtained in two ways: upon arrival in the country or through Nepalese diplomatic missions or embassies/offices of consular around the world.

Before visiting Nepal, you must first obtain a Nepal visa. Except for India, all travelers from all countries are required to have it. Once you are in Nepal, you can apply for this visa. You could send your passport, which must be valid for at least six months after the tour begins.

How much do Visa fees cost for Nepal?

The Nepal Visa costs are:

  • USD 30 for 15 days,
  • USD 50 for 30 days, and
  • USD 125 for 90 days multiple entries.

The cost is the same for all the countries except India and SAARC countries will not have to pay Visa fees. 

Is Nepal a safe country to travel?

Yes, Nepal is a very safe country to travel to. It is because of the fewer crime rate and probably because of religious beliefs too. 

Why should we visit Nepal?

Nepal, the home of Buddhism, tallest mountains in the world, is undoubtedly a beautiful country blessed by natural beauty. This small yet gorgeous landlocked nation provides you the best travel destinations. There are several compelling reasons for a traveler to visit Nepal. Nepal is a place where divine creatures come together with mankind. Beautiful temples, unruffled monasteries, and historical monuments can be found practically everywhere with the backdrop of the almighty Himalayas. 

What are the major places to visit inside Kathmandu valley?

Nepal is a land rich in cultural and natural diversity. Seven UNESCO-listed world heritage sites are located inside the Kathmandu Valley within few kilometers, out of ten in total. 

They are:

  • Kathmandu Durbar square
  • Bhaktapur Durbar Square
  • Bouddhanath stupa
  • Pashupatinath Temple
  • Syambhunath Stupa
  • Patan Durbar square
  • Changunarayan Temple

What is the best time to visit Nepal?

Nepal can be visited all around the year although spring and autumn are the ideal ones. But it depends on particular destinations and activities.