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  • MasksRequired in some cases
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen for takeout and delivery
  • Quarantine10 days if not vaccinated
  • Public TransportationLimited
Updated: September 24, 2021
Reviewed: October 15, 2021
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Nepal is open for travel under certain restrictions, while some domestic restrictions are being lifted.

Can I travel to Nepal?

  • Most commercial flights to and from Nepal are suspended, while most land borders are open.
  • The Gaddha Chowk border with India has re-opened for travel, after registering in advance.
  • Unvaccinated travelers wishing to enter Nepal must apply in advance, present their itinerary and have travel insurance. Visas on arrival are suspended.
  • Vaccinated travelers are eligible for visa on arrival.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Nepal?

  • Unvaccinated arrivals to Nepal must quarantine in an approved hotel for 10 days.
  • Vaccinated arrivals are exempt from quarantine.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Nepal?

  • All arrivals to Nepal are required to present negative PCR test results, no older than 72 hours.
  • All arrivals must show proof of hotel booking, CCMC-generated barcode, and travel insurance.

Is public transportation open in Nepal?

Short-distance public transportation in Nepal is operating, while long-distance routes and domestic flights are suspended.

In high-risk regions public transport is suspended.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Nepal?

Restaurants and bars in Nepal are open for takeout and delivery.

Are businesses and attractions open in Nepal?

  • Non-essential businesses in Nepal are open, while many attractions remain closed.
  • In high-risk areas, additional restrictions are in place.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Nepal?

Face masks requirements vary between areas and businesses.


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