Travel Information

Indian citizens travelling to Nepal

Citizens of India that are travelling to Nepal can travel without a visa.

What to expect in Nepal

inexpensive cost of living
🐌 Below average wifi
bad air quality
mild weather
👯‍♂️ good for parties
🤝 friendly locals
Not many tourists

Flights and Prices

Flight prices to Nepal from India usually are around 9118.00 INR. Vistara is a common carrier airline.

International and domestic airlines

Common international airlines are

Etihad Airways

. Popular domestic airlines are

Jet Airways

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are



💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include


Exchange Rates

The primary currency is NPR.

1 INR = 1.592252 NPR

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $1.88 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa is not required for citizens of Nepal. Tourists are able to visit without a visa for a certain amount of time.

Notes and Passport Validity

There are no special notes about passport validity at this time. In general, it is good to ensure that your passport is valid 3 months after your trip ends.

Indian nationals may also use their Voter ID card with photograph or Indian Passport to enter Nepal by air and land.:Indian citizens may live and work freely in Nepal under the terms of the 1950 Indo-Nepal Treaty of Peace and Friendship. This treaty is implemented in law through section 14 of the Nepal Immigration Act 1992, regulations 3, 20 and 44A of the Nepal Immigration Regulation 1994, and section 8.4 the Nepal Immigration Procedures 2008.:

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

Nepal has announced that from midnight 22 March to 31 March 2020, all inbound international flights to Nepal will be suspended. This may impact departure flights from Kathmandu. If you wish to leave, do so as soon as possible while commercial options are available. Check with your airline or tour operator for updates on your departure flight. Nepal has closed its land borders to foreign nationals. Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu is the only exit point for . If authorities suspect you have COVID-19, you may need to stay in hospital or be quarantined. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Nepal.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Nepal. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (1.87 / 5)
Safety (3.63 / 5)
Cost of Living (5.00 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$22.50 USD / night

Average Dinners

$1.88 USD

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