• Updated on Aug 10, 2023

Notice: Nepal bans solo trekking for foreigners which came into effect on 1st April 2023

Nepal is a land-lock country sharing a border with India to the East, West, and South and the Autonomous Region of Tibet (China) to the North. This makes travelers make easy access through India and China.

Ports of Entry are classified as ‘By Land’ and ‘By Air’. Apart from ports of entry by land, foreign nationals can also fly directly to Nepal through the only International Airport which is known as Tribhuvan International Airport. The other two international (Pokhara International Airport and Gautam Buddha International Airport) are not operating regularly at the moment.

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There are 11 Immigration Ports of Entry to Nepal (‘By Land’ and ‘By Air”) to monitor the entry and exit of foreign nationals and also to grant visas for On-Arrival, this is monitored by the Department of Immigration Government of Nepal. This includes 10 ports of entry ‘By Land’ and one ‘By Air’

NOTE: Following are the list of Ports of Entry and Exit Point in Nepal for foreign nationals. However, at some point in the Indian and China border after COVID, they have restricted foreigners to pass through their land, please confirm before entering Nepal.

  1. Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu (By Air)
  2. Kakarvitta, the border with India (By Land) -CLOSED
  3. Birgunj border with India (By Land)
  4. Bahia border with India (By Land)
  5. Jamunaha border with India (By Land)
  6. Mohana border with India (By Land)
  7. Gaddha Chauki border with India (By Land)
  8. Biratnagar border with India (By Land)
  9. Pashupatinagar border with India (By Land)
  10. Kodari border with China (By Land)
  11. Rasuwa border with China (By Land)

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Kumar Lamsal

Kumar Lamsal

Kumar is one of the Co-founders and Managing directors of Discover Altitude holding 18 years of experience in the tourism sector of Nepal. He has trekked to almost all the popular regions of Nepal and is an authorized trekking and tour guide.

Started his career as a porter to support his study, now holds MPhil and LLB degree, and is doing his Ph.D. in religious studies. He loves traveling to the Himalayas and has deep knowledge about religion, culture, and history.

Kumar is also involved in the teaching sector as a part-timer to deliver his research related to the cultural and religious diversity of Nepal and is the one who mostly answers your queries giving them his personal touch through his decade-long experience.