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Nepal Travel Guide

Nepal is a landlocked country located in South Asia, bordered by India to the south and west, and China to the north. Popular for its incredible natural beauty, with the Himalayas running through the northern part of the country, including the world-famous Mount Everest, which is the highest peak on earth.

In addition to its natural beauty, Nepal has a rich cultural heritage. Furthermore, the country has a diverse population, with many different ethnic groups and languages.

This Nepal travel guide and information will prepare you for your upcoming Nepal vacation.

Find information regarding flights to Nepal, visa procedures, currency, and much more in this Nepal travel guide.

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Flights to Nepal

There are direct flights to Nepal from Kuala Lumpur, Delhi, Dubai, Doha, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Mumbai, Bangalore, China, Dhaka, Muscat, and Istanbul. Flights to Nepal are expensive as it does not lie on any major transit route, particularly during the peak tourist season (March to May) and October to November.


Nepal is 5 hours, 45 minutes ahead of GMT and 15 minutes ahead of Indian Standard Time.

Visa (Revised)

Nepal extends trouble-free visa issuance to all citizens.

Except for Indian tourists, all nationals will require a valid passport.

Most visitors can obtain a visa on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu or at other land border crossings. Travelers will obtain visas by filling out a visa application form, providing a passport-sized photograph, and paying the visa fee in cash (USD, EUR, or NPR) at the visa counter at the airport or any entry point upon arrival. They have to fill out the application form and submit it with a photograph.

15 days US $ 30 ; 30 days US $ 50 ; 90 days US $ 125

Bring cash for visa fee (credit cards are not acceptable).

To avoid longer queues, you may visit the Department of Immigration and fill out the online visa application.

After you fill out the form and submit it, you will get a submission receipt with a bar code. Further, print the receipt and bring it along with you.

Money, currency regulations, and Credit Cards

Nepalese currency notes are available in 20, 50, 10, 500, and 1,000 rupee denominations.

Many hotels and restaurants do not accept Indian notes with denominations of 200, 500, 1,000, and 2,000. All hotels, restaurants, and shopping centers will accept USD currency. However, please note that the USD currency should be new and should not be tampered with in any way. Visa, Master Card, and American Express are widely accepted in hotels, restaurants, and shopping centers.

Public Holidays in Nepal

Saturday is the weekly holiday. Most of the shops remain closed on Saturdays. Sunday is a normal working day in Nepal. Embassies remain closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and on public holidays.


Shopping can also be very gratifying and exciting in Nepal (especially in Kathmandu and Pokhara). There are a number of tourist shops with tempting clothes, typical Nepalese crafts, beautiful pottery, and jems and jewelries.

Singing bowls are likewise a popular souvenir.


Tipping is not mandatory. However, the guides and drivers who are involved in your tours do expect some tips. If you are very satisfied with the service provided by your guide and driver, you may tip them.

Information regarding tipping will be provided prior to your commencement of the trip.

Health Guide – Inoculation/Vaccination

We recommend that the clients get themselves immunized against certain illnesses that are not prevalent in their home country, such as cholera, typhoid, malaria, meningitis, hepatitis, etc. Your physician would be best-suited to advise you on the best suggestions for these inoculations.

Make sure the water you consume is boiled and filtered.

Proof of COVID Vaccination

This is a new entry in this Nepal travel guide.

a vaccination certificate proving that you had a full dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days before entering Nepal.

If you are not fully vaccinated or have not completed a full dose of vaccination at least 14 days prior to arriving in Nepal, a COVID-19 test report (RT-PCR, Gene Expert, True NAAT, or WHO-accredited test) showing a negative result must be done within the last 72 hours of boarding from the first airport or, if entering through a land border, within 72 hours of entry.

This provision will not apply to children under the age of five.


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