Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu is the only international airport in Nepal. The national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines, and other international airlines directly connect Kathmandu with major cities around the world. Alternatively, you can travel to Nepal via India.
1. When is the best time to travel in Nepal and Kailas -Manasarovar?
If you are going trekking, the best months for walking are between Septembers - November and between February and May when the weather is fair during the day and the temperatures do not drop rapidly during the night.
2. If you are going to only Nepal tour you can go anytime.
If you are going to Kailash-Mansarovar Yatra (tour) in Tibet, the best time is April – September.
If you are going to Muktinath tour the best time is March-June and Sep –Nov.
3. Is there an airport tax in Nepal?
Yes. It is already included in your ticket. But on domestic routes, a separate airport tax of Rs.200 is charged before boarding.
4. Do I need a visa to enter Nepal?
*For Indian nationals do not require a visa to enter Nepal.
All foreign nationals, except Indians, need visas to enter Nepal. Multiple entry visas for 15 days (US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency), 30 days (US$ 40) or 90 days (US$ 100) can be obtained from any Nepalese embassy or consulate. You can also get a visa on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu or at the Immigration Office at the entry points of Nepal.
Tourist visa can be extended for a period of 120 days at the Immigration Department in Kathmandu or Pokhara.
However, nationals of the following countries will not get a visa on arrival at the immigration entry points of Nepal: Afghanistan, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iraq, Liberia, Nigeria, Palestine, Somalia, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe. They need to obtain visas from Nepalese embassies or diplomatic missions in their respective countries prior to their arrival in Nepal.
Gratis (Free) Visa for 30 days is available only for nationals of South Asian countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka for the first visit in one visa year (January to December). However, a visa fee is required for its extension beyond the 30 days.