Nepal Tourism Board Update Regarding Tourist Evacuation to Kathmandu

An update from the Nepal Tourism Board – 7th May

With the rapid increase of the cases of COVID-19 (with new variant) infections in Nepal, we would like to inform you that the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Nepal has decided/instructed the following with regard to the movement of individuals in the country:

  1. Nepalese citizens as well as foreigners willing to enter Kathmandu Valley from any entry points shall have to mandatorily stay 5-day quarantine in any of the hotels approved by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation. The list of such approved hotels can be viewed at the website of Nepal Tourism Board: https://www.welcomenepal.com/plan-your-trip/covid-html
  2. After the 5-day quarantine, a PCR test shall have to be done.
  3. The cost of hotel stay including three meals a day has been fixed as NPR 3000 Nett per day.

In case of any foreigners requiring rescue flight/s to Kathmandu from any part of the country, all concerned are requested to mandatorily coordinate with Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) before getting the approval of such rescue flight/s from the office of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN).  The concerned agency or person coordinating for such rescue flight/s should fill up the online “Evacuation Form” which can be accessed in the website https://www.welcomenepal.com/plan-your-trip/covid-19.html

For further information, please contact:

Tel:  9851254666

Email: sshrestha@ntb.org.np