Nepal international travel guide

Landscape view of Nepal

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Nepal is part of Asia with main city at Kathmandu. It's usually 🌀️ 14.06 °C in Nepal with a rainfall of 🌧 45.11 mm. Tipping is quite common in Nepal and it's good etiquette to leave one. Internet speed in Nepal is on average 2.0 Mbps. In Nepal you drive on the left side. Its Least Developed country with a population of 28M people. The main currency is Nepalese Rupee. The languages spoken are Nepali. Automatic teller machines are rare in Nepal. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Least Developed Β  🌀️ ~14.06 Β°C Β  🌧 ~45.11 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 28M people

Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel

Nepal has imposed a country-wide lockdown. During this period, you can only leave your residence for essential needs, such as food and medical care. All international and domestic flights are suspended until 31 March. Follow the Australian Embassy Facebook (@australianembassynepal) and Twitter (@AusAmbNP) accounts for regular updates on flight options for leaving Nepal. Land borders also remain closed for foreigners. If you're in Nepal and can't or choose not to leave, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Nepal.

issued date: March 29, 2020

Weather

🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Nepal uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type D and Type M.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Nepali

Money

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Nepal uses the Nepalese rupee (symbol: ?), code NPR.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 250, 100, 50, 25, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 rupees. Rupee is subdivided into 100 paisas. Coins come in denominations of 10, 5, 2 and 1 rupees and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 paisas.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Nepal. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

πŸ’β€β™‚οΈ Tipping

Expected to tip Tipping is quite common in Nepal and it's good etiquette to leave one. How much money you leave depends on the service and how happy you were with it. Receipts might sometimes include a service charge.

Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Nepal is on average 2.0 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Nepal is low. It is not as easy to find one.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 874.28 NPR, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Ncell, Nepal Telecom or Smart Cell. Nepal uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Nepal upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Nepal, dial +, then 977 (the country code for Nepal), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Nepal, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 1 .

Driving

πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Nepal you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 60 km/h (37 mph) in all built-up areas.

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Police

112

Ambulance

999

Fire department

033, 301, 300

Useful Information
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Last updated: April 1, 2020