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Boudhanath Stupa Travel Information Nepal

Nepal Government raises Visa and Restricted Area Permit Fees

New Visa Fees

Visa TypeDetailsPrevious Visa FeeChanged Visa Fee that will be in effect
Tourist Visa15 Days (Multiple Entry)USD 25USD 30
Tourist Visa30 Days (Multiple Entry)USD 40USD 50
Tourist Visa90 Days (Multiple Entry)USD 100USD 125
Tourist VisaVisa Extension (Within Valid Visa Period)USD 2 per DayUSD 3 per Day
Tourist VisaVisa Extension (With Multiple Entry)Additional USD 20Additional USD 25
Tourist VisaVisa Extension (After Visa Expiration)Late fee USD 3 per DayLate fee USD 5 per Day

New Restricted Area Permit Fees

Regions/VDCs

Permit Fee

Upper Mustang

  1. Lomanthang Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 5)
  2. Lo-Ghekar Damodarkunda Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 5)
  3. Baragung Muktichetra Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 3 and Satang Village of ward no.5)

$500 USD per person (for the first 10 days)

$50 USD per person/day ( beyond 10 days)

Upper Dolpa

  1. Dol class=”list-group”po Buddha Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 4 to 6)
  2. Shey Phoksundo Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 7)
  3. Charka Tangsong Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 6)

$500 USD per person (for the first 10 days)

USD 50 per person/Day ( beyond 10 days)

Gorkha Manaslu Area

Chumnubri Rural Municipality (All areas of ward nos. 1,2,3 and 4)

September – November

USD 100 per person / week

USD 15 per person / day (beyond 1 week)

December – August

USD 75 per person / week

USD 10 per person / day (beyond 1 week)

Humla

  1. Simikot Rural Municipality (All areas of ward nos. 1,6 and 7)
  2. Namkha Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 6)
  3. Changkheli Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 3 to 5)

USD 50 per person / week

USD 10 per person / day (beyond 1 week)

Taplejung

  1. Phantanglung Rural Municipality (All areas of ward nos. 6 and 7)
  2. Mikwakhol class=”list-group”a Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 5)
  3. Sirijunga Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 8)

$20 USD per person/week (for the first 4 weeks)

$25 USD per person/week ( beyond 4 weeks)

Lower Dol class=”list-group”pa Area

  1. Thulibheri municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 11)
  2. Tripurasundari municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 11)
  3. Dol class=”list-group”po Buddha Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 3)
  4. Shey Phoksundo Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 8 and 9)
  5. Jagdulla Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 6)
  6. Mudkechula Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 9)
  7. Kaike Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 7)

$20 USD per person/week

$5 USD per person/week ( beyond 1 week)

Dol class=”list-group”akha

  1. Gaurishankhar Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 9)
  2. Bighu Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1)

USD 20 per person/week

Gorkha Tsum Valley Area

Sirdibas-Lokpa-Chumling-Chekampar-Nile-Chule

  1. Chumnubri Rural Municipality (All areas of ward nos. 3,6 and 7)

September – November

$40 USD per person/week

$7 USD per person / day (beyond 1 week)

December – August

$30 USD per person/week

$7 USD per person/day (beyond 1 week)

Sankhuwasabha

  1. Bhotkhol class=”list-group”a Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 5)
  2. Makalu Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 4)

USD 20 per person/ week (for the first 4 weeks)

USD 25 per person /week ( beyond 4 weeks)

Sol class=”list-group”ukhumbu

Khumbu Pasang Lahmu Rural Municipality ( North West area of previously Namche VDCupto Nangpala Pass)

USD 20 per person/ week (for the first 4 weeks)

USD 25 per person /week ( beyond 4 weeks)

Rasuwa

Gosaikunda Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 and some area of ward no. 2)

USD 20 per person /week

Manang

  1. Narpa Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 5)
  2. Nasho Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 6 and 7)

September – November

USD 100 per person / week

USD 15 per person / day (beyond 1 week)

December – August

USD 75 per person / week

USD 15 per person / day (beyond 1 week)

Bajhang

  1. Saipal Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 5)

USD 90 per person / week for the first week

USD 15 per person / day (beyond 1 week)

Mugu

Mugumakarmarong Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1 to 9)

USD 100 per person / week

USD 15 per person / day (beyond 1 week)

Darchula

Vyas Rural Municipality (All areas of ward no. 1)

USD 90 per person / week

USD 15 per person / day (beyond 1 week)

Source: http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/post/notice-regarding-visa-fee-updates

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A 360 degree view from Muldai, Khopra Danda Trek

When the Annapurna Base Camp trail was closed due to heavy snow guide Ang Tsering had to adjust and he took his clients up Khopra ridge instead. The trek consists of a number of spectacular view points of the Annapurna range, including this stunning 360 degree view from 3600 m (11,800 ft) Muldai.

Ang Tsering shows the stunning view from Muldai viewpoint at 3600m
Boudhanath Stupa Travel Information Nepal

5 things not to miss in Kathmandu

  1. Visit Boudhanath Stupa

    The best time to visit Boudhanath is in the late afternoon when pilgrims come to circumambulate the stupa.  Buddhist holidays are a great time to check out Boudhanath, otherwise a full moon is also good. Finally, if you can’t make it on a holiday or full moon, then try to go late afternoon on Sunday when you’ll see circumambulating pilgrims and pilgrims lighting butter lamps in the courtyard around the stupa.

  2. Wander the markets and backstreets between Thamel and Durbar Square

    Head south from Thamel and follow your own curiosity, with no particular route in mind. Put away your map and smart phone and just get lost for a bit and see what you discover.

  3. People watch in Durbar Square

    Sit on the steps of one the many temples and watch the tourists, pilgrims, vendors, and locals go about their business.

  4. Climb the steps to Swayambhunath (aka “The Monkey Temple”)

    Visit Swayambhunath temple, a temple complex and stupa atop hill overlooking Kathmandu, the fearless monkey who inhabit the area around the temple give the Swayambhunath it’s more colloquial name “The Monkey Temple.”  Try to visit in the early morning or the late afternoon for the best light and views.

  5. Contemplate life and death at Pashupatinath

    Walk around the compound along the perimeter wall. From the main gate on the left, follow the road running south till you come to a footbridge that takes you across the Bagmati River. You will approach the Eastern Ghats from the south where you will see sadhus lounging in the Shiva shrines. Walk through the footpath along the western edge of Deer Park, and you will come to a terrace with benches overlooking Pashputinath Temple and the Cremation Ghats. Rest and marvel at the sight.