TRAVEL INFORMATION 
Visa Information
Visa can be obtained on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, at border entry points .Visa can also be obtained at the nearest Nepal Embassy or Diplomatic Mission. All visitors entering Nepal by land must use these designated entry points and may not enter from any other point: Kakkarvitta, Birgunj , Belhiya (Bhairahawa) , Nepalgunj , Dhangadi , Mahendranagar in the Nepal-India border and Kodari in the Nepal-China border.

a. Tourist Visa
Visa Facility Duration Fee
Multiple entry 15 days US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 30 days US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 90 days US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

b. Gratis (Free) Visa -Gratis visa for 30 days available only for tourists of SAARC countries. Indian nationals do not require visa to enter Nepal.

However, Indians traveling to Nepal by air have to show upon arrival at entry point either a passport or a identity card . Temporary identity card with photograph issued by Nepal-based Indian diplomatic missions for identification of Indian nationals will also be considered in case of exceptions. Children under 10 years need not show any identification.
Nationals from Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine and Afghanistan will need to obtain visa from Nepal Embassies or Diplomatic Missions in their respective countries, as they do not get visa on arrival at the immigration entry points of Nepal.

Air Connection
Nepal Airlines is the national flag carrier of Nepal with flights to/ from Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and Hong Kong. Other International airlines operating from and to Kathmandu are Air Arabia (Sharjah), Air Asia (Kuala Lumpur), Air China (Lhasa, Chengdu), Biman Bangladesh (Dhaka), China Eastern Airlines (Kunming), China Southern Airlines (Guangzhou), Dragon Air (Hong Kong), Druk Air (Delhi, Paro), Etihad Airways (Abu Dhabi), Flydubai (Dubai),  Indian Airlines (Delhi, Kolkata, Varanasi), Indigo Airlines (Delhi), Jet Airways (Delhi, Mumbai), Korean Air (Seoul), Malaysian Airlines (Kuala Lumpur), Pakistan International Airlines (Karachi, Islamabad), Qatar Airways (Doha),  Silk Air (Singapore), Spice Jet (Delhi), Thai Airways (Bangkok)and United Airlines,Tashi Air,Malindo Air,Turkish Air and Oman Air.

Domestic Connection:
Nepal Airlines has an extensive network of air services to major parts of the country. Besides Nepal Airlines, some other domestic airlines provide regular and charter services to popular domestic destinations. Many domestic airlines also operate one-hour mountain flights round the year.

VISA, PERMITS AND FEES
TOURIST VISA
Foreigner who intends to visit Nepal must hold valid passport or any travel document equivalent to passport issued by the government. for visiting a foreign country prior to apply for visa.

c) Visa Fee:

a. US $ 25 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 15 days.

b. US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days.

c. US $ 100 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 100 days.
Tourists with passport from South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations aren't required to pay visa fee for 30 days.The tourist visa shall be granted for a period in maximum of 150 days in a visa year (Visa years means January to December).

TREKKING PERMIT

Trekkers planning to travel to controlled areas in Nepal opened for group trekking need to get Trekking Permit issued by the Department of Immigration under the Home Ministry. The government has opened following previously restricted trekking areas for group trekkers. Trekking permits will not be issued to individual trekkers in those trekking areas. The areas and required fees are as follows:

S.N. Trekking Area Permit Fee

1 Dolpa District - a. Lower Dolpo Per week per person US$ 10 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency. b. Upper Dolpo For the first 10 days per person US $500 and After 10 days per day per person US$50
2 Taplejung District Per week per person US$ 10 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
3 Kanchanjunga Region (Areas of Olangchunggola,Lelep, Papung and Yamphudin Village Development Committee) Per week per person US$ 10 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
4 Upper Mustang For the first 10 days per person US $500 and After 10 days per day per person US$50.
5 Gorkha District- a. Manasulu from September to November per week per person US$ 70 and after 7 days per day per person US$ 10 and from December to August per week per person US$ 50 and after 7 days per day per person US$ 7 /or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
b. Chhekampar & Chumchet VDC (Sirdibas-Lokpa-Cumling-Chhekampar-Nile-Chhule Area) From September to November per person US$35 for first 8 days and from December to August per person US$25 for first 8 days or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
6 Gauri Shankar and Lamabagar in Dolakha district per week per person US$ 10 or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
7 Simikot and Yari in Humla district - Areas of Limi and Muchu village Development Committee, and area way to Tibet via Tangekhola of Darma Village Development committee. For the first 7 days per person US$ 50 and After 7 days per day per person US$ 7 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
8 Thuman and Timure in Rasuwa district Per week per person US$ 10, Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
9 Makalu Region in Sankhuwasabha district Areas of Kimathanka, Chepuwa,Hatiya and
Pawakhola Village Development Committee. For the first 4 weeks per week per person US$ 10 and After 4 weeks per week per person US$ 20, Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
10 Everest Region in Solukhumbu district -All north-west area way from Thame to Nangpala of Namche Village Development Committee For the first 4 weeks per week per person US$ 10 and After 4 weeks per week per person US$ 20, Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
11 Manang District -Areas of Nar and Phu and northern parts of Tilicho VDC From September to November per week per person US$ 90 and December to August per week per person US$ 75 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
12 Mugu District -Areas of Mugu, Dolpu, Pulu and Bhangri For the first 7 days per person US $90 and After 7 days per day per person Us$15 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency
13 Bajhang District -Areas of Kanda, Saipal and Dhuli For the first 7 days per person US $90 and After 7 days per day per person Us$15 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
14 Darchula District -Areas in Byas VDC For the first 7 days per person US $90 and After 7 days per day per person Us$15 Or equivalent convertible foreign currency.

MOUNTAINEERING INFORMATION
As per the notice published in Nepal gazette on 12 February 2014, the Royalty for mountaineering in Nepal has been amended for foreign and Nepalese climbers as follows. The provision of Royalty for foreign climbers will come into effect from 1 January 2015 (B.S. 20171/09/17)
1. Royalty for Foreign Climber per Person in US Dollar
   Mountain                       Spring Season         Autumn Season         Winter/  Summer
1 Everest Normal Route        11000                        5500                            2750
2 Everest Other Route            11000                       5000                             2500
3 Others Mountain more than 8000 m. 1800            900                                450
4 7501m. - 7999 m.                   600                          300                                150
5 7000 m. - 7500 m.                  500                           250                               125
6 6501 m. - 6999 m.                  400                           200                               100
7 Mt. Amadablam (6812m.)      400                          400                                200
8 Less than 6500 m.                   250                          125                                 70

2. Royalty for Nepalese Climber per Person in Nepalese Rupees
     Mountain                     Spring Season            Autumn Season          Winter/Summer
1 Everest Normal Route        75000                          37500                           18250
2 Everest Other Route            60000                         30000                           15000
3 Others Mountain more than 8000 m. 10000             5000                             2500
4 7501m. - 7999 m.                  8000                            4 000                            2000
5 7000 m. - 7500 m.                 6000                            3000                             1500
6 6501 m. - 6999 m.                 5000                            2500                             1250
7 Mt. Amadablam (6812m.)     8000                            8000                            4000

8 Less than 6500 m.                  4000                             2000                           1000

The Mountaineering Royalty has been totally waived to the mountains situated on Mid Western and Far Western Development Region of Nepal for 5 years effecting from 2070/04/01-2075/03/32 (16 July 2013 to 15 July 2018).