Access to Nepal
The Nepal Air Corporation (NAC) is the national flag carrier of Nepal with flight connections to: Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata in India; Bangkok in Thailand; Osaka in Japan; Hong Kong, Shanghai in China; Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia; Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, and Singapore. Other international airlines flying to Kathmandu are Thai Airways, Indian Airlines, Pakistan Internationsl Airlines, Biman Bangladesh, Air China, Druk Air, Qatar Airways, Gulf Air, Jet Airways, Air Sahara, Martin Air, Austrian Airlines, Cosmic Air and Air Nepal.
Since it has India on three sides and China on the north, traveling to Nepal by land requires that one pass through either one of these nations. The entry points from India are Biratnagar, Kakkarbhitta, Birgunj, Belhiya, Bhairawa, Nepalgunj, Dhangadi and Mahendra Nagar. The Kodari Pass on the Nepal-China border is the entry point from China. Tourists entering the erstwhile country by land must possess an international carnet.
Rs. 770 per person for departure to SAARC (South Asian) countries and Rs. 1100 for other international destinations.
All baggage must be declared and cleared through customs on arrival and departure. Goods which are prohibited by the government cannot be brought into or taken out of Nepal.