Latest Update 2023-January -09
The whole world still suffers from the COVID-19 pandemic and especially the last three years were the worst period for travel enthusiasm. Even in this bad situation, people travel with different travel protocols and advisories. Nepal's Government also changes the travel advisory with the current situation and COVID-19 cases. Nepal has already faced two different waves of covid and now a new variant Omnicrone is also affecting the country. But, with safety and health protocols, the government is resuming all travel and adventure activity inside the country. You can easily enter Nepal and get an on-arrival visa, with no quarantine for fully vaccinated tourists. It means you can immediately start your adventure activity once you land in Nepal. Here is the new travel protocol for vaccinated tourists, which you have to follow before and after arriving in Nepal.
As per the Information Released by the Government of Nepal:
- Visa on arrival and no quarantine needed for those who have completed vaccination, those who have not been vaccinated, and those who have not been vaccinated.
- Please see the Protocol above for the documents required for entry into Nepal and other details.
Once you submit all the above-mentioned documents to immigration in Nepal, you will be issued an on-arrival visa after paying the fees (USD 30 for 15 days visa, USD 50 for 30 days visa, and USD 125 for 90 days visa).
For Non-Vaccinated and Partially Vaccinated Travelers
- If you failed to submit a fully vaccinated certificate will have to submit the certificate with the negative COVID-19 test [RT-PCR, True NAAT, Gene Xpert] within 72 hours of starting journeys.
- You must have to bring a printed copy of the international traveler's online form (ccmc.gov.np)
Only after this process, you can resume your travel and trekking activities in Nepal. At last, all the above travel advisory applies to all travelers entering Nepal via both land and air. The pandemic is getting soft day by day and travel activities like trekking in Nepal, tours in Nepal, Helicopter tours in Nepal, Mountaineering activities along all the adventure activities are slowly resuming and coming back to normal situation.
Thus, for now, follow the local guideline and travel protocol and enjoy the beauty of Nepal. Feel free to contact us for any kind of queries regarding travel and trekking in Nepal.
Note: Previously issued departmental notices regarding COVID-19 have been revoked.