How to Visit Nepal
How do I get to Nepal?
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While coming by land, what are the entry points?
- Pani Tanki/Kakarbhitta
- Rupaidiya/ Nepalgunj
- Banbasa/Mahendranagar, Gaddachauki and
- Khasa,Liping/ Tatopani on the Tibet,China-Nepal border respectively.
What are the Air Accesses to Nepal ?
Nepal Airlines is the national flag carrier of Nepal with flights to/from Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Dubai, Bangkok, Doha and Hong Kong. Other international airlines operating from / to Kathmandu are Air Arabia (Sharjah), Air China (Lhasa, Chengdu), ArkeFly (Amsterdam), Bahrain Air (Bahrain), Biman Bangladesh (Dhaka), Buddha Air (Paro, Lucknow), China Eastern Airlines (Kunming), China Southern Airlines (Guanzhou), Dragon Air (Hong Kong), Druk Air (Delhi, Paro), Etihad Airways (Abu Dhabi), Flydubai (Dubai), GMG Airlines (Dhaka), Gulf Air (Bahrain), Indian Airlines (Delhi, Kolkotta, Varanasi), Indigo Airlines (Delhi), Jet Airways (Delhi, Mumbai), Jet Lite (Delhi), Kingfisher Airlines ( Delhi), Korean Air (Seoul), Oman Air (Muscat), Pakistan International Airlines (Karachi, Islamabad) , Qatar Airways (Doha), Silk Air (Singapore), Spicejet (Delhi), Thai Airways (Bangkok) and United Airways (Dhaka) .
How far are Kathmandu and other cities/towns from the border towns ?
(border towns to major cities)
|Siliguri/Kakarbhitta-KTM||620 kms||New Jalpaiguri (NJP)|
|Raxaul/Birgunj-KTM||280 kms||Raxaul (RXL)|
|Sunauli/Bhairahawa-KTM||280 kms||Gorakhpur (GKP)|
|Rupaidiya/Jamuna (Nepalgunj)-KTM||520 kms||Rupaidiya/ Nanpara|
|Gauriphanta/Mohana (Dhangadi)-KTM||630 kms||Gauriphanta/ Paliya|
|715 kms||Banbasa/ Tanakpur|
|Sunauli/Bhairahawa-Palpa-Pokhara||185 kms||Gorakhpur (GKP)|
|Sunauli/Bhairahawa- Chitwan||145 kms||Gorakhpur (GKP)|
|Sunauli/Bhairahawa-Lumbini||26 kms||Gorakhpur (GKP)|
Is there an airport tax in Nepal?
Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu is the only international airport in Nepal. The national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines, and other international airlines directly connect Kathmandu with major cities around the world. Alternatively, you can travel to Nepal via India.
All visitors coming to Nepal by land can enter through any of these entry points on the China, India - Nepal Border:
Overland tourists entering the country with their vehicles must possess an international carnet or complete customs formalities.
There are taxi-drivers, travel agents and hoteliers waiting outside the airport terminal to offer their services to you. Pre-paid taxi service is also available at the airport.
Regarding the Airport tax, Yes. It is already included in your ticket.