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General Information

The official languages of Nepal are Nepali (at national level; in 6 provinces), Maithili and Bhojpuri (at national level; in 1 province), English (de facto lingua franca; legal documents).

The national currency of Nepal is Nepalese rupee रू (NPR).

1 NPR equals  .
equals  NPR.

Location

Nepal

The distance from to Nepal is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Nepal. Exercise increased caution in Nepal due to the potential for isolated political violence. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Nepal is 35. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 100 to call the police in Nepal.

LGBT

Nepal has a score of 3 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Nepal ranks #41 worldwide.

LGBTI Rights:

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Nepal should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Nepal:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanese Encephalitis
  • Malaria
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Nepal to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Nepal differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Nepal, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type D
  • Type M
Weather

The temperature difference between Nepal and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 59–82°F  /  15–28°C 51% 3%
Sat November 09 58–84°F  /  14–29°C 49% 1%
Sun November 10 55–82°F  /  13–28°C 52% 2%
Mon November 11 55–82°F  /  13–28°C 55% 5%
Tue November 12 53–81°F  /  12–27°C 56% 3%
Wed November 13 54–81°F  /  12–27°C 56% 0%
Thu November 14 55–83°F  /  13–28°C 54% 2%
Fri November 15 56–82°F  /  13–28°C 54% 3%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:26 am and sets at 05:21 pm. This equates to 10.9 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Nepal, it is in . When the sun sets in Nepal, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Nepal is 200.00 NPR. Every kilometer costs an additional 74.00 NPR. Every hour of waiting time costs 325.00 NPR.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Nepal.

The minimum driving age is 18.

Left-hand traffic, keep to the left side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 109.00 NPR in Nepal.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 453.23 NPR.

The legal drinking age in Nepal is 18. This is also the minimum age to purchase alcohol.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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