Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Nepal are available from the NHS website
For up to date information around safety and security in Nepal read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Nepal.
Between October and December is the best time to visit Nepal as the skies are generally clear and the views spectacular. The weather remains dry until about April.
Visas are available on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport and at some land borders. To obtain a visa upon arrival by air in Nepal you must fill in an application form on arrival and provide a passport photograph. A single-entry visa valid for 15, 30 or 90 days costs US$25, 40 or 100.
The official currency of Nepal is the Nepalese Rupee.
Among the several species of mammal found in Nepal, notable are the Bengal fox, Bengal tiger, clouded leopard, corsac fox, One horned rhinoceros, Asiatic elephant, marbled cat, Indian Pangolin, Chinese Pangolin, red panda, snow leopard, Tibetan fox, Pablo and Tibetan wolf.
Dal-bhat-tarkari is eaten throughout Nepal. Dal is a soup made of lentils and spices, served over boiled grain, bhat—usually rice but sometimes another vegetable curry, tarkari (vegetable).
Nepali is an Indo-Aryan language of the sub-branch of Eastern Pahari. It is the official language of Nepal and one of the 22 scheduled languages of India.
The currency in Nepal is the Nepalese Rupee. A good rule of thumb when solo trekking is to tip the equivalent of $5 per day for your guides and $2 to $4 per day for porters.
Local Nepal travel experts are available.
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What is the time difference in Nepal?
The time difference is 5.75 hours
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Stay informed before during and after your trip to Nepal with this Nepal Guidebook .