Nepal a small yet warm-hearted country and the people of this country are really simple and welcoming. If we talk about the history so Nepal is the only country that never came under the British Empire. The traditions and culture of Nepal are reminiscent of its massive neighbours, India, and China; this tiny mountainous kingdom has a distinct culture and history.
Foreign tourist visiting heritages sites of Kathmandu have to pay certain entrance fees to get inside the area. Many tourist want to visit those places happily paying ticket fees because it is worth paying to visit. The heritage sites of Kathmandu are amazing. They are not only beautiful architecture but also fountain spiritual places of Hinduism and Buddhism.
Most of the constructions made have a tantric background. It is the government who keep the price of priceless monuments and make some money from a tourist who visit it.
Monument Entrance Fees must be paid to enter Heritage Sites, museums, etc. at the entry point. Please refer to the table below for details about payment.
Sightseeing and Monument Entrance Fees
The best thing – a large number of Nepal’s top-rated cultural and historical attractions are located in and around Kathmandu, the capital city, making them highly accessible for visitors.
|Place||Foreign Nationals||SAARC Nationals||Chinese||Nepalese||Contact |
|Kathmandu Durbar Square including Tribhuvan Museum||NPR. 1000||NPR. 150||NPR. 1000||Free||01-4268969 |
|Below 10 years free|
|Narayanhiti Museum, Kathmandu||NPR 500 / USD 5||NPR 250||NPR 250||Students: NPR.20 / Others: Rs 100||01-4227844||The Narayanhiti Palace Museum is closed to the public on Tuesday, Wednesday, and all other public holidays.|
|National Museum, Chauni, Kathmandu||NPR. 150 (NPR. 100 for camera, NPR. 200 for video camera)||NPR. 50 (NPR. 75 for camera, NPR. 150 for video camera)||NPR. 150 (NPR. 100 for camera, NPR. 200 for video camera)||Students:NPR.10; Others: NRs. 25 (NPR. 50 for camera and NPR.100 for video camera)||01-4271504 |
|Closed on Tuesdays and Public Holidays. Open for half day on Mondays from (10:30 am to 2 pm)|
|Patan Durbar Square including Patan Museum||NPR. 1,000||NPR. 250||NPR. 1,000||Students with letter from school : NPR. 10; Student Card Discoount: NPR.20; Others: NPR.30||Entry fees for Nepalese are applicable only for Patan Museum|
|Patan Golden Temple||NPR. 50||NPR. 20||NPR.. 50||Free||01-5534595 |
|Closed on Buddha Jayanti|
|Bhaktapur Durbar Square||US$ 15 or NPR. 1,500||NPR. 500||NPR. 500||Free||01-6612249||Below 10 years free. For groups from 11-20, one tour leader can enter free.|
|Nagarkot Entrance Fee||US$ 3.4 or NPR 340||NPR. 340||NPR. 340||Free||9851192617||Below 10 years free. For groups from 11-20, one tour leader can enter free.|
|National Art Museum, Bhaktapur||NPR. 150 (NPR. 100 for camera, NPR. 200 for video camera)||NPR.. 50 (NPR. 50 for camera, NPR. 150 for video camera)||NRs. 150 (NPR.. 100 for camera, NPR. 200 for video camera)||Students: NPR.10; Others: NPR.25 (NPR. 50 for camera, NPR. 100 for video camera)||01-6610004||Closed on Tuesdays. The fee includes wood carving and brass and bronze museum in Dattrareya Square.|
|Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple)||NPR. 200||NPR. 50||NPR. 200||Free||01-4281889 |
|Below 10 years free.|
|Boudhanath Stupa||NPR. 400||NPR. 100||NPR. 400||Free||01-4489257||Below 10 years free.|
|Pashupatinath Temple||NPR. 1,000 per day per entry||NPR. 1,000. Free for Indian Nationals||NPR.. 1,000||Free||01-4462767 |
|Tourists can view the temple from the back premises.|
|Changunarayan Temple||NPR. 300||NPR. 100||NPR. 300||Free||01-5090958|
|Ethnographic Museum, NTB, |
|NPR. 200||NPR. 100||NPR. 100||Students: NPR. 15; Others:NPR. 30||01-4256909 |
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|Chitwan National Park||NPR. 1,500 per day per entry +13% VAT||NPR. 750 per day per entry+13% VAT||NPR. 1,500 per day per entry+13% VAT||NPR. 100+13% VAT||056-621069||Elephant ride fare – Foreigner: NPR.. 2,500; SAARC: NPR.. 1,500; Nepali NPR. 500|
|Chitwan Elephant Breeding Camp||NPR.50||NPR.. 25||NPR. 50||NPR. 10||056-580154|
|Tharu Cultural Museum, Chitwan||NPR. 25||NPR. 15||NPR. 25||NPR. 10||056-580121||Below 10 years free.|
|Lumbini||NPR. 200||NPR. 100||NPR. 200||Free||071-580189 |
|NRs. 16 for Indians.|
|Lumbini Museum||NPR. 50||NPR. 50||NPR. 50||NPR. 10||01-580318||Closed on Tuesdays|
|Kapilvastu Museum||NPR. 10||NPR. 5||NPR. 10||NPR. 2||Closed on Tuesdays|
|International Mountain Museum, Pokhara||NPR. 400||NPR. 200||NPR. 400||NPR. 80||061-460343|
|Garden of Dreams, Katmandu||NPR. 200||NPR. 200||NPR. 200||NPR.. 100||01-4425340 |
|Below 5 years free. NPR. 50 fro 5-11 years. 25% discount for a group of 10 pax.|
|Godawari Park||NPR. 200 (NPR. 150 for children below 10 years)||NPR. 57 (NPR. 23 for children below 10 years)||NPR. 100 (NPR. 50 for children below 10 years)||NPR. 34 (NPR. 12 for children below 10 years)||01-5174246||Student 50% discount.|
|Central Zoo||NPR. 250 (NPR.150 for children 4-12 years )||NPR. 250 (NPR. 150 for children 4-12 years )||NPR. 250 (NPR. 150 for children 4-12 years )||NPR. 50 (NPR. 25 for children 4-12 years)||Nepali Students: NPR. 30;|