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The currency used in Nepal is the rupee (NPR). As of July, 2015: 1 CAD = 81.76 NPR.
Visa, Mastercard and American Express are accepted in major hotels, restaurants and shops in Nepal. ATMs are also available in Kathmandu, Pokhara and other major centres in Nepal. Talk to your Adventure Specialist for recommendations
The official language of Nepal is Nepali formerly called Khaskura and Gorkhali.
The population of Nepal is 27.8 million as of 2013.
A valid passport is required to enter the country, as well as a tourist visa. The passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the date of your expected departure from the country. Tourist visas can be obtained prior to visiting as well upon arrival in Kathmandu airport (you will need to supply a recent photo) Travellers should check with the Embassy of Nepal and its consulates, for up-to-date information
• Three zones due to its elevation: the high mountains, the mid-hills and the flat plains called the Terai
• The Everest, Langtang and Annpurna in the mountains are cool all year round
• The mid-hills, including Kathmandu and Pokhara, are cool except during the summer months from May to July
• Temperatures in these cities in the summer remain much cooler than in many cities of the region
• Lumbini, Chitwan and Janakpur in the Terai plains are hot during summer (March –July) but cold in winter (Dec-Feb)
For the adventure traveller, the best time to go is from Sept-Nov or from Feb-May
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