General Information

Entry Points to Nepal

Via Air

Touch down at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, a lone International Airport in Nepal.

 Via Land

By bus, car, or private car or motorcylce

  • Kakarbhitta
  • Birgunj
  • Belhiya, Bhairahawa 
  • Nepalgunj 
  • Dhangadi Mahendra
  • Kodari in the Nepal only the point in the China border.

Time Difference

Nepal is 5 Hours and 45 minutes ahead of GMT standard time.

Check List

  • Trekking boot
  • Track shoe
  • Sandal
  • Loose and light clothing’s for warm season March to August
  • Woolen shirts and Jackets for winter season September to February
  • Water bottle.
  • Windproof trousers  
  • Duffel bag
  • Day pack for small kits
  • Swiss hand knife
  • Snow glasses and sunglasses.
  • Large plastic bag for dirty clothes
  • Money belt
  • Small headlamp or torch with spare batteries and bulbs
  • Snow gaiters for extreme trekking
  • Raincoat or umbrella for rainy season
  • Entertainment accessories
  • Passport
  • Travel Insurance
  • Passport size photographs.
  • Driving license( Optional)

Custom Regulations

 All the travelers must clear their baggages from the Department of Customs through the respective channel.

  •     Green Channel for free of duty
  •     Red Channel for with duty.

    Others belongings allowed free of duty

  • Personal used items
  • Cigarette
  • Cigars
  • Whiskey or similar drink
  • Video camera
  • Camera
  • Laptop
  • Music player




Souvnir from Nepal

Souvenirs from Nepal can be taken provided that they are not antiques, antiques over hundred years are considered illegal to export. Souvenirs includes handi crafts, garments, paintings, carvings, calendars, and most popular the Gurkha Knife, Khukuri.

Trekkers’ Information Management System ( TIMS)

 TIMS is a  system that keeps record of the personal details of a trekker, ternary  and the travel partner  and  ensures the  safety and security concern of the trekker and stops illegal trekking. It is fundamental at times of search and rescue operation and also for upgrading sustainable tourism.

All trekkers should collect TIMS card before setting out.

Documents Required to obtain TIMS Card

  • Passport Copy
  • 2 Passport-size Photographs.


The major English Newspapers in Nepal are:

  • The Rising Nepal (Daily)
  • The Kathmandu Post (Daily)
  • The Himalayan Times ( Daily )

Foreign Currency & Credit Cards

Payment in hotels, travel agencies, and airlines are made in foreign exchange.

 Credit cards accepted at major hotels, shops and restaurants:

  • American Express,
  •  Master
  •  Visa

Note: Foreign Exchange Encashment Receipt must be kept safe to change back the left-over rupees.

Tourist Security

Tourist Police is a special unit of Nepal Police Force, which is always attentive and sensitive regarding the safety and security of tourist during traveling; trekking, rafting and hotel stay in any part of Nepal.

Contact Number in case of any difficulty 0097714247041 

Food & Accommodation

The major tourist areas in Nepal offer a wide range of hotels resorts, and lodges with different specialty starting from budget class to deluxe and luxurious categories with respective price differences and standards to meet the needs of the tourists with great hospitality.  However, in less crowded tourist areas options of small hotels and home-stay accommodations are in operation that gives travelers an opportunity to better understand the local people and their cultures and traditions, in fact, the real Nepal.

In Nepal, the Culinary trend is as prominent as in the rest of the world. Therefore, one shouldn’t worry about fine restaurants when it comes to dinning in the citiy areas, moreover, in the remote villages and places, we do find outlets serving a wide range of Ala Carte Menus, nevertheless, its always a different experience and excitement to try the traditional food prepared from ingredients such as locally grown vegetables and game, so simple and delicious, on top of it, very healthy.