Partially Open


  • MasksRequired in some cases
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • Quarantine10 days self-quarantine
  • Public TransportationLimited
Updated: February 24, 2021
Reviewed: February 24, 2021


Nepal's international borders have opened for arrivals by air, and some domestic restrictions are being lifted.

Can I travel to Nepal?

  • It is possible to travel to Nepal by air, while most land borders remain closed.
  • The Gaddha Chowk border with India has re-opened for travel, after registering in advance.
  • Arrivals from the UK are banned.
  • Those wishing to enter Nepal must apply in advance, present their itinerary and have travel insurance. Visas on arrival are suspended.

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

All arrivals to Nepal will be required to self-quarantine for 10 days.

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.

Is public transportation open in Nepal?

Shoer-distance public transportation in Nepal is operating, while long-distance routes are suspended.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Nepal?

Restaurants and bars in Nepal are open.

Are businesses and attractions open in Nepal?

Most non-essential businesses and attractions in Nepal have re-opened, under social distancing requirements and health measures.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Nepal?

Face masks requirements vary between areas and businesses.

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