Currency and Exchange facilities

Normally, bills of the hotel, travel agencies and airlines are paid in foreign currency. Hotels and restaurants located in the big cities such as Kathmandu and Pokhara accept payment through credit cards like American Express, Master and Visa card etc. But they charge service charge fee while paying through card. It is very important to keep the receipt of the exchange of money as it is required to present to change the left – over Nepali currency.
ATM is widely found in Kathmandu and major tourists destinations.

The exchange rates are published in major English dailies. Nepali currency notes are found in denominations of Ruppes 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1000 and coins are found in the denominations of Rupees 5, 2 and 1.

The official rate of foreign currencies can be found Central bank of Nepal which is given in the following link