Borders and Visa Info

What are Nepal visa procedures for Tourists?

Nepal tourist visa is as simple as arriving at the airport and stamp on passport paying visa fee. Post cover - please arrive with Covid vaccinated proof with barcode. For easiness at the airport - please fill this form in advance and arrive with printed copy; the Nepal tourist visa link is:

What are Nepal international border Points?

Nepal is a landlocked country which bridges two Asian giants India & China. Most territory of the country is covered by valleys & tall mountains. And a small portion in the south is plain land. Nepal has ten+1 international border points with immigration services being the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu main one. Beside from Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, there are seven international points with immigration services between India & Nepal. Similarly, there are two international border points with immigration services between China & Nepal. 

Is Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu?

Yes please. About 90% of the international tourists arrive at & depart from Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. Until now, it is the only international airport in the country with direct international flights. Kathmandu Airport has many Direct flights connecting main regional cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Banglore, Varanasi, Kolkata, Dhaka, Comolmo, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Bangkok, Hongkong, Shangai, Tokyo, Osaka, Beijing, Chonquing, Guanzhau, Kunming, Dubai, Kuwait, Muscat, Dammam, Riyad, Doha, Istanbul etc. With one stop mainly at Bangkok, Hongkong, Singapore, Guanzhau, & Kualalumpur you can arrive Kathmandu from East Asian countries & Australia. Similarly, with a stop at Delhi, Doha, Dubai or Istanbul, you can arrive Kathmandu from all European, some north and south American countries & African countries. With two stops, you can arrive to Kathmandu from all countries in the world. To reach to the directly flying airports, you may need some local flights, trains or transfers. Please check your date schedules and available options nearby. There may be more flights, less flights or no flights from directly connecting regional cities depending on season of the year. 

What are the border Points with Immigration services between India & Nepal? 

Although India & Nepal has open border for the citizens of two countries, it is limited to the movements of citizens of two countries. All international tourists are required to enter and exit from any of the ten international border points with immigration services. India & Nepal has seven of such international border points namely Panitanki near Darjeeling India, Jogbani near Biratnagar Nepal, Bhitthamore near Sitamarhii India, Raxaul near Birgunj Nepal, Sonauli near Lumbini Nepal, Rupaidiha near Nepalgunj Nepal, & Banbasa at Kanchanpur district Nepal.

What are the border Points with immigration services between China & Nepal? 

There are three border points between China (Tibet) & Nepal at Gyirong - Rasuwagadhi, Tatopani - Zhagmu & Hilsa-Yari. Gyirong - Rashuwagadhi border point is the most near from Kathmandu and use these days. Tatopani - Zhangmu border point is open however it is not in much use after the 2015 spring earthquake. And Hilsa - Yari border point is not practical till date for general arrival and departures as the region on Nepali side is not connected with roads and very limited pre- arranged flights are operating to connect the nearby airport at Humla with STOL Nepalgunj airport in midwestern Nepal.