Capital: Kathmandu

Currency: Nepalese Rupee (NPR)

Country Code: +977

Do I need a Visa? Visas are required for many countries, best to check  Nepal Visas  for the current requirements for each individual country

How will I charge my devices? Nepal’s electrical current is 230v, 50 Hz

How do I get there?  Well, if you’re heading to Kathmandu (KTM) and flying from…
New York: 15.5 hours
Los Angeles: 16.5 hours
Toronto: 15.5  hours
Sao Paulo: 19.5 hours
London: 9.5  hours


Geography: Nepal is geographically diverse, ranging from lowlands to the majestic peaks of the Himalayas and some of the highest places on the planet.  It is divided into three belts- Terai, Hill and Mountain regions along with three major river systems.

Time Zones: GMT +5:45

How's the weather? Nepal, albeit a small country, experiences a wide variety of climate conditions ranging from the tropical heat of the Terai plains to the freezing cold high Himalayas.  The mid-hills, particularly the Kathmandy Valley are pleasant with warm summers and cool winters.