Visa, Climate, Currency

Climate

Climate in Kathmandu at the beginning of May is pleasant. Mornings and evenings are rarely cold and the day time is warm. It is advised that the participants bring summer clothes.

Passport and Visa Requirement

All the foreign participants are advised to contact the Nepalese Embassy or Consulate in their respective countries to get visa for entering into Nepal. They must have valid passport and Visa to enter into Nepal. Visa can also be obtained in the Tribhuvan International Airport (Kathmandu) on arrival. For those of you planning to acquire a visa upon arrival at the airport, please bring with you one passport-sized photograph and US$ 25 cash for the visa fee. Gratis Visa is available for SAARC nationals visiting Nepal since 2014. We request you to claim Gratis Visa if it is applicable to you.

For the visa application, the following information and items are necessary.

  • Passport valid at least for six months
  • A pp-size photograph
  • Visa application fee of 25 US dollars (for 15 days)
  • Permanent residence address
  • Address while staying in Nepal (Hotel name and telephone number)

Nationals of Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Palestine are not entitled to get visa on arrival, so they may apply for the visa at the nearest Nepalese diplomatic mission in their countries. For further details, please visit website of the Department of Immigration, Nepal.

Currency

US Dollar, Canadian Dollar, British Pound, Euro, Australian Dollar, Japanese Yen, Singapore Dollar, Indian Rupee and Chinese Yuan can be exchanged in the banks, Star Hotels, and authorized Money Changer.