Vehicle hiring in Nepal
Nepal has western standard transportation facilities. There are good highways to connect the major cities. The major cities like Pokhara, Chitwan, Lumbini are connected with very convenient tourist bus services. Other cities are connected with regular and comfortable day and night buses. There are options to rent a private vehicles to reach the desired destinations. Recently many trekking itineraries are shorten due to the road connection like Manaslu circuit, Annapurna circuit, Annapurna Base Camp, Upper Mustang and many more. There are mountain airstrips to fly to the remote areas of Nepal. The normal transportation’s are as following.
Rickshaws in Nepal
Rickshaws are the three wheeler power drives. They are mostly used to go to the shortest distance inside the city. They are common in Kathmandu and the southern part of Nepal. The price of the Rickshaws is depends on bargain but they are safe and enjoyable.
Motorbike/ Bicycle in Nepal
You can use the bicycle and Motorbikes as the local means of transportation. You will require a valid license to ride a bike which can rent from the renting shop around city. They may cost around Rs500-1000 for a day to hire the bike and Rs500-1000 for the bicycle. You have to buy a fuel self and helmet is compulsory to drive.
Taxis in Nepal
There are taxi to rent around the city. The taxis have a meter to show the bills. If you are not familiar to your destination it might be ideal to fix the cost before you take them. There may have some taxis around to bargain and fix the price so that you wont pay much. If you are hiring for long distance if would be recommended to take form the recommended place so that if you can complain.
Local Buses in Nepal
There are local buses to the most part of the countries except the extreme Himalayan region. Normally there are day and night buses. If you are traveling in the highways the fares are fixed but towards the country side of off-road that can be under discussion. Please keep in mind that they may not punctual as you expect.
Tourist Bus in Nepal
Tourist bus are understood to the tourist only. Few cities have connection with tourist bus like Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan and Lumbini. The all let form Kathmandu and all in the morning only. Tourist buses are punctual in time and are fixed the price. You can buy the ticket from your travel agents. It would be good to be booked in advance so that you have your seat. They are safe and will stop few times for toilet, breakfast and lunch.
Private Vehicle in Nepal
Private transport is the most convenient transport to your travel. The can stop any where you want and are clean and comfortable. The cost would depend on where are you going or hiring time. You can rent as per your requirement deluxe buses, the old 80s model to the latest models jeep or cars are available. The vehicle would provide with the driver and fuel.
There are many domestic airport in remote areas of Nepal like Lukla, Jomsom, Tumlingtar, Phaplu, Juphal, Dunai, Hilsa etc. The flights are regularly operating their services to the destinations. There are few different companies to provide the services. The tourist destination are busy in high season like March, April, October and November. You are advise to book your ticket before you arrive in Nepal.