How To Access

Basically, there are two ways for outsiders to enter Nepal: by air or by land. The air travel is easier and more comfortable than the road travel, it will also save you time. About 90% of the tourists entering Nepal enter via airplane through the Tribhuvan International Airport. Tourists generally take a flight from India, Thailand, Singapore and other nearby cities to Kathmandu.

By Air

A plenty of international airlines operate in Nepal like the Aeroflot Russian Airlines, British Airways, China South west Airlines, Druk Air Bhutan, Gulf Air, Indian Airlines, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways, Transavia Airlines, Qatar Airlines etc. There are international flights to Kathmandu all seven days in a week.

Passengers are required to pay departure tax while departing from the Tribhuvan International Airport.

By Road
There are many entry points to Nepal via the land route. Tourists generally enter from Birganj, Kakarvitta, Belahia etc. that lie along the Nepal-India border. Some also enter from the Kodari entyr point that lies along the Nepal-China border. Some travel on tourist buses while some others on private cars.

Entry Point Location
Kakarvita, Jhapa Eastern Nepal
Birganj, ParsaCentral Nepal
Kodari Central Nepal at Northern Border with Autonomous Region of Tibet, China
Belahia, Bhairahwa Rupandehi, Western Nepal
Jamunaha, Nepalganj Banke, Mid-western Nepal
Mohana, Dhangadhi Kailali, Far Western Nepal
Gadda Chauki, Mahendranagar Kanchanpur, Far Western Nepal
Purang, Muchu Simikot, Far-Western Nepal at the Tibet, China-Nepal Border