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Nepal is a landlocked country in South Asia. It is located mainly in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain. With an estimated population of 26.4 million, it is 48th largest country by population and 93rd largest country by area.
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Nepal - General information

Southern Asia
147,181 km²
Nepalese rupee
Best time to visit
October and November
Country code
2,78 crores
Nepali, Maithili, Bhojpuri
Football and Cricket
Nepal Flag
Vacation spots
Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Boudhanath Stupa, Pokhara, Chitwan National Park, Swayambhunath, Lumbini, Helambu Trek, Pashupatinath Temple, Bhote Koshi.

Travel to Nepal – Overview

Nepal is one of the countries which get a reasonable share of Indian tourists with almost 1.80 lacs in 2017-18 which is consistently growing.

  • Location
  • Visa Requirements
  • Top 10 Tourist Attractions
  • Things You Must Do
  • Food on the Plate
  • Travel Medical Insurance
Location / Language of Nepal

It borders China in the north and India in the south, east, and west while Bangladesh is located within only 27 km of its South Eastern tip and Bhutan is separated from it by the Indian state of Sikkim.
Nepal has a diverse geography, including fertile plains, subalpine forested hills, and eight of the world's ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. Kathmandu is the nation's capital and largest city.
Nepal is a multi ethnic nation with Nepali as the official language. Many other languages are spoken including Newari, Tharu and Magar.
Visa Requirements / Currency (please note these procedures / exchange rates can changed from time to time…please get an update from the embassy prior to travel)

Indian nationals do not require a visa to enter Nepal. As per the Nepalese immigration, Indian nationals traveling to Nepal must possess only a valid Indian passport.
Currency : Nepalese Rupee (NPR)
Conversion : ₹1 INR = 1.60 NPR
1 NPR = ₹ 0.63 INR
Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Nepal

  1. The Himalayas – The great Himalayas are the main tourist attraction of Nepal. Literally nothing on earth compares to the Himalayan mountain vistas, and you don’t have to be a professional mountain climber to enjoy some of these experiences.
  2. Mount Everest - Nepal is in the shadow of the Everest, the world’s highest mountain. The highest peak of the world is not only the tourist attractions in Nepal, but of the whole world. Fulfil your desire to see the Mount Everest once in a live time visit Nepal.
  3. Katmandu City - Kathmandu is the cultural, historical and political center of Nepal.
  4. Lumbini - Lord Buddha was born in Lumbini garden in 623 BC. Explore the birthplace of Buddha to get the better place for your religious view to be enhanced.
  5. Pokara City - Pokhara city is one of the hubs of adventure spots like Paragliding, jip flyer, ultra-light flight, bungee jumping, rafting and boating.
  6. Bhaktapur – This city is well known for its traditional arts, culture and historic monuments and for sight-seeing.
  7. Chitwan & Bardiya Safari – Chitwan and Bardiya jungle safari are a must to discover wildlife at its best.
  8. Upper Mustang & Annapurna Regions – These are regions that one can go Trekking in Nepal.
  9. Bodhanath Stupa – The Bodhanath Stupa, just outside of Kathmandu, is one of the largest stupas of its kind in the world.
  10. Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) - Set on a hilltop to the west of Kathmandu, Swayambhunath is the second most important shrine in the Kathmandu Valley.
Things You Must Do in Nepal

  1. River Rafting – The Bhote Koshi River offers one of the best and most exciting kayaking and rafting adventures in all of Asia.
  2. Helicopter Tour of Mt Everest – One must take a helicopter tour across Mount Everest to get close and personal with some of the most traditional Himalayan cultures and admire majestic peaks.
  3. Mountain Biking in Katmandu Valley – One of the best and most challenging biking excursions can be found in Shivapuri National Park, in the valley.
  4. Explore Pokhara – Pokhara presents an array of activities - fishing opportunities, mountain biking, exciting treks, visiting the peace pagoda, paragliding and sunbathing.
  5. Trekking – One of the most obvious things to do in Nepal is Trekking upto the various camps in the Himalayas and other mountain ranges.
Food on the Plate

Nepalese cuisine comprises a variety of cuisines based upon ethnicity, soil and climate relating to Nepal's cultural diversity and geography. Condiments are usually small amounts of spicy pickle which can be fresh or fermented, and of which there are a considerable number of varieties. Other accompaniments may be sliced lemon or lime with fresh green chilli. Dhindo is a traditional food of Nepal.
Don’t forget to sample the Nepalese food which include:
  • Dal-bhat-tarkari is eaten throughout Nepal. Dal is a soup made of lentils and spices, served over boiled grain, bhat—usually rice but sometimes another and vegetable curry, tarkari.
  • Momos - Momos are Nepal’s version of dumplings, and usually contain steamed vegetables or meat.
  • Gudruk Dhido - Gudruk is dried and fermented green vegetable leaves. It is usually prepared as soup adding beans and potatoes.
  • Aloo Tama - Aloo means “Potato” and Tama means the “Bamboo Shoots” which are made into a tasty curry.
  • Chatamari - It resembles pizza. It is prepared from rice flour by making flat bread cooked over heat.
Overseas Travel Medical Insurance Nepal

Buy India travel medical insurance for visiting Nepal and be prepared against unexpected medical and travel emergencies International Travel insurance for Nepal is much cheaper when compared to more developed destinations in Americas and Europe. Overseas mediclaim Insurance for Indian visitor to Nepal should be purchased for “Excluding Americas” or “Asia” Plan

Illustration for 15 days travel medical insurance to Nepal.
Sum Insured($ USD) / Premium in Rs. INR Insured Age 31 Insured Age 61
Asia - $30,000 Rs.693 Rs.1,264
Excluding - $50,000 Rs.763 Rs.1,492
Excluding - $100,000 Rs.988 Rs.1,946

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Popular tourist destinations in Nepal

Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. It is the largest metropolis in Nepal, with a population of 1.5 million in the city proper, and 3 million in its urban.
Bhaktapur, literally translates to Place of devotees. Also known as Khwopa, it is an ancient Newa city in the east corner of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.
Chitwan National Park
Chitwan National Park
Chitwan National Park is in the Terai Lowlands of south-central Nepal. Its dense forests and grassy plains are home to rare mammals like one-horned rhinos and Bengal tigers.

Swayambhunath is an ancient religious architecture atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley. The Tibetan name for the site means 'Sublime Trees'.

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