Here you will find important tips and useful information for Nepal.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
Local currency / ISO Code
Nepal rupee NPR
Currency exchange rate
NPR 100 = ~ CHF 1.00 ; CHF 1 = ~ NPR 100.00 (07/2020)
Die gängigen Kreditkarten werden in begrenztem Umfang akzeptiert. Für detaillierte Informationen wenden Sie sich bitte an den Aussteller der betreffenden Karte.
The Travel Mastercard card is accepted at major hotels and restaurant
ATM cash withdrawals outside bigger communities or cities may not be available.
Acceptance of credit cards is limited. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Keep exchange and transaction receipts for reconversion.
Money is to be exchanged only at official points such as banks and exchange offices.
The declaration form must be kept until final departure.
No more than 10% of exchanged amounts can be reconverted.
Travelers must transact payment in hotels, with airlines, travel or trekking agencies in foreign currency.
+ 4 h / + 3 h during our summer time
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
220 volt / adapter recommended
Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival with visa (issued upon arrival at the airport Kathmandu; USD 30.00) for stays up to 2 months (may be extended on site).
Lalitpur / Kathmandu, Jawalakhel, Ekanta Kuna, SDC-Compound
Tel. +977 1 554 92 25
9.30/10.00 - 14.30 h (Sun - Thu)
9.30/10.00 - 13.00 h (Fri)
10.00 - 19.00 h (daily)
International driver's license required.
Minimum age for car rentals: 25 (varies by rental company).
Car rental with driver recommended.
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Risk of malaria in certain areas.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
This country is in an active earthquake zone.
Hinduism is the most popular religion and may affect issues of a legal nature. Responsible for the death of a cow, for example, may be punishable by law (even if caused in an accident).
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
Visitors are advised to observe elementary safety precautions and to inquire at local police stations about risks related to itinerary and time of travel.
Walking the streets after nightfall is not advised.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Please observe local customs for dress code and conduct.
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