Do’s and Don'ts in Nepal

  1. It is common practice in Nepal to greet a stranger or friend by saying "Namaste" by bringing your palms together.
  2. Before taking pictures, make sure you have permission.
  3. The gesture of appreciation and respect must be conveyed with both hands while giving or receiving something.
  4. Avoid discussing delicate subjects like religion or politics. There is a fine line between lighthearted conversation and heated discussion, which may lead to difficult situations and bad sentiments.
  5. Be mindful of local traditions, customs, values, and sentiments while visiting a new country.
  6. As a civilized human, please don't litter when camping, hiking, or trekking. After all, we all want to live in a clean environment.
  7. Involve yourself in cultural events. It is a great way to learn more about the cultures of the people who live in the area while also having fun.
  8. Meet the people in the area and interact with them. People are kind and accommodating to visitors. Tourists are well-liked and respected in Nepal.
  9. Try some of the local delicacies while being there. When you visit Nepal, you will have the opportunity to experience a variety of excellent local cuisine.
  10. While taking a taxi, you should insist on using meters to ensure you are paying a fair price.
  11. None of these behaviours is acceptable: no drugs, no stealing, no physical fighting.
  12. Instead of drinking from the tap, use a sealed bottle.
  13. Encouragement of beggars and street children should be avoided.
  14. Regarding the tourist visa, the maximum permitted stay is 150 days in one calendar year (Jan-Dec). It is illegal to remain in Nepal without an extension on a visa (overstay), as per the law of Nepal.