FCO Travel Advice for - Nepal

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  • The political situation in Nepal is changeable. There are frequent bandhs (shutdowns), rallies and demonstrations, which can be violent and cause widespread disruption. See Political Situation and Local Travel

  • Most visits to Nepal are trouble-free. See Consular Assistance.

  • If you are trekking, use a reputable agency, remain on established routes, and walk in groups. You should never trek alone. See Trekking

  • Nepal is considered to be at high risk of a major earthquake. See Earthquakes.

  • There is a general threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

  • Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel. If you are intending to travel at altitude, check that your insurance policy provides cover.
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