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More than eight percent of Nepal’s GDP is contributed by tourism and it is estimated to rise
exponentially in coming years. So in the journey to make tourism the backbone of its economy,
Nepal has adopted some easy visa policies for the tourists. Till date, Tribhuvan International
Airport is the only way through air to enter Nepal and two other airports are under construction in
Bhairawaha and Pokhara. However, there are multiple entry points from land boarder like
Birgunj, Sunauli etc.
First of all, if you are a SAARC citizen (except Afghanistan) gratis visa (Visa for Free) is issued up to 30 days for the first time in a given visa year. And if you are from India, no worries, no visa is required as the countries have open boarder system and entry – exit is a bit easier.
Nepal has established its diplomatic missions in more than 130 countries of the world and the eligible citizen are issued tourist visa form the Nepalese embassies from respective countries and one must enter Nepal within six months of visa issued date.
Nepal issues on arrival visa thorough TIA (Tribhuvan International Airport), immigration office. For this you have to fill up the arrival card, and online Tourist Visa form and make payment one the bank and get the receipt. Payment can be done by various ways but its better to carry some cash. Proceed to immigration desk; submit your receipt and passport. Visa is issued as per the satisfaction of the immigration officer.