Entry allowed for vaccinated with additional restrictions. Non-vaccinated are not allowed. Test required.
Quarantine is not required. Find more details on official websites.

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What is the COVID situation in Nepal?

+8 New COVID cases in Nepal
0 New COVID deaths in Nepal
66.74% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on May 27, 2022

Data last reviewed on: 26 October 2021

Basic facts about Nepal

Nepal is a small country located in Southern Asia. The capital of Nepal is Kathmandu and the most spoken language is Nepali. The national currency in Nepal is Nepalese rupee (NPR).

What taxi apps are available in Nepal?

Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Nepal. However, there may be also other local taxi apps available there.

Practical information

Nepalese rupee (NPR)Official currency
1 EUR~133.21 NPR
1 USD~124.09 NPR

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks:, Revolut, N26 or Monose

Do people speak English in Nepal?

The official language of Nepal is Nepali. Traveling across Nepal if English is your first (and only) language may be difficult due to language barriers. You can go into someone who doesn't comprehend the word that you speak. Learn a few distress phrases, such as aid, emergency, and police, as a precaution, and of course, the most important phrase to know is “Do you speak English?”

In the EF English Competency Index (EF EPI), which assesses the language proficiency of non-native speaking countries, Nepal was ranked 60th out of 100 countries in 2020.

What socket types are used in Nepal?

There are 3 common plug types used in Nepal:

Type C 230 V, 50 Hz  Type D 230 V, 50 Hz  Type M 230 V, 50 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter Nepal?

Currently, citizens of 1 countries can enter Nepal without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival. Please note that you may be needed to get an electronic visa before arriving.

What are visa requirements to enter Nepal?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Nepal.

Data last reviewed on: 26 October 2021

Is it safe in Nepal?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On April 18, 2022, the risk level for Nepal was changed to Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution.

Emergency phones in Nepal

100 Police
101 Ambulance
101 Fire police

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