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Visit Nepal 2020

Travel Info

VISA

Before entering to Nepal, you will require a Visa. For this you can contact Nepali Diplomatic Missions in your respective country or your neighboring countries. However, Obtaining a Tourist Visa is a very easy process for Nepal as after 27th September 2021 the Government of Nepal has resumed Visa on Arrival Services since its suspension regarding the COVID crisis. For updated regulations check here.

The visa obtained upon arrival at the entry and exit points is a “tourist visa”. They have multiple Reentrance facilities. The tourist visa is the only entry visa in Nepal. If you visit Nepal for other purposes than tourism (sightseeing, tourism, tourism, hiking, hiking, visiting friends and family), you should still get a “tourist visa” to enter the country. However, you must change the visa category from the Immigration Department and provide the required documentation based on your purpose and length of stay in Nepal.

For obtaining Visa , follow these steps.

  • ·         Fill in the International Travelers Form Online
  • ·         For all your Visa Needs, you can visit the official portal of Immigration of Government of Nepal
  • ·         You will get submission Receipt with bar code, please print it out and bring it along for acquiring visa.
  • ·         It works for fifteen days and becomes invalid then after. If so, you will have to fill it up again.
  • ·         Step No 2
  • ·         Make payment at the bank according to your visa requirement ( 15/30/90 Days)
  • ·         Get the receipt
  • ·         Proceed to the Immigration Desk with your online form, payment receipts and your passport
  • ·         Hand in your documents to immigration officer for visa processing. He/she will issue visa to you upon his/her satisfaction.

 

Note: While you can use different modes of payments (at visa fees collection counter), we advise you to carry some cash to be on the safe side.

 

On Arrival Visa Fee

  • ·         15 Days – 25 USD
  • ·         30 Days – 40 USD
  • ·         90 Days – 100 USD

 

 

 

GETTING INTO NEPAL

Entering into Nepal is either by Flight or by Land. As a landlocked country there are no direct means of sea or ocean transport.

Air Travel (International Flight)

The best way to enter into Nepal is via the Tribhuwan International Airport. TIA is the only operational airport for international flights. However, several other regional International Airports in Pokhara, Bhairahawa are under construction and are supposed to start operation soon.  However, there are several airlines which have regular flights to TIA Nepal.

 

  • ·         Thai Airways International operates daily flight between Bangkok and Kathmandu.
  • ·         Qatar Airways has daily flight between Doha and Kathmandu with connecting flights to/from Europe and America.
  • ·         Gulf Air has daily flight between UAE and Kathmandu with connecting flights to/from Europe and America.
  • ·         Air China fly between Lhasa, with connecting flights to/from mainland China.
  • ·         Austrian Airlines fly between Vienna and Kathmandu once a week.
  • ·         Indian Airlines have frequent flights between Delhi, Calcutta and Kathmandu.
  • ·         Turkish Airlines fly directly from Istanbul to Kathmandu.
  • ·         Nepal Airlines fly - between Hong Kong and Kathmandu, between Bangkok and Kathmandu, between Singapore and Kathmandu via Bangkok, between Osaka and Kathmandu via Shanghai, between Delhi and Kathmandu, between Bombay and Kathmandu. 

Beside these, there are Biman Bangladesh and Jet Airways, connecting Kathmandu with many countries.

Land Entry

If you want to enter in Nepal by land, you can get into from India and Tibet. From Tibet, you have to cross the border at Kodari and take a bus to Kathmandu. It is about 7-8 hours’ drive to reach Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal.

It you are entering from India, the most convenient way is from Gorakhpur -Sunauli/Belahiya border, and then takes a bus to your destination. However Nepal borders with India in three sides which means there are multiple entry points.  Among which Kakadvitta, Birgunj, Taulihawa, Gaddachauki, Jhulaghat and Darchula are the major entry points.