Currency Payment Methods

Have you chosen your best Trekking package? So, check out currency payment methods. Which is best for you before Visiting Nepal. 

  • The currency used in Nepal is NPR (Nepali rupees), 1 rupee=100 paisa.
  • While trekking in Himalayas, only Nepali rupees are accepted.
  • It is better to exchange in Thamel before the trek, as the exchange rates are better.
  • In some places online payment is accessible.
  • Currency notes are available of rupee 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1000.
  • Coins are available of only one and 2 rupees, but nowadays fewer coins are used.

It is better to exchange before trek for extra expenses. Some remote places in the Himalayas, don’t have online payment options or exchange facilities. Most popular trekking destinations already have accessibility to online payment and exchange.

Only Nepali rupees are accepted during the outdoor activities of Nepal!