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Nepal


Getting in to Nepal

By Road:
There are several entry points by land route mainly from Nepal / Indian borders; a) Kakarvita, b) Birgunj c) Bhairahawa d) Nepalganj e) Dhangadhi f) Mahendranagar  Scheduled public as well as tourist buses run to and from Kathmandu.

Tourist Visa

Foreigner who intends to visit Nepal must hold valid passport or any travel document equivalent to passport issued by the Govt. for visiting a foreign country prior to apply for visa.
 
a) Entry : No foreigner is entitled to enter into and stay in the Kingdom of Nepal without valid visa.

Major Festivals

Buddha Jayanti
This day is celebrated to mark the birthday of the Lord Buddha which dates back in about 543 BC.It falls on Jestha Purnima (Full moon night-May/June).
Gaijatra

Climate & Tourist Seasons

Tourist Seasons
 
Seasons: Winter (December-February), summer (March-May), Monsoon (June-Aug), autumn (Sept-Nov).

Shopping

Nepal has many fine handicrafts to offer to visitors: hand-knotted woollen carpets, jewellery, pashmina shawls, woollen knitwears, embroidery, thangka paintings, wood carvings, metalworks, ceramics and pottery, rice paper and stationary. Shopping in Kathmandu can also offer you wide variety of imported merchandise in quality and price. The Super Market, New Road and numerous department stores offer fine collection of imported products.

other useful info

Embassies & Consulates in Kathmandu
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