Currency, Credit Cards and Foreign Payment

In hotels, travel agencies and airlines the payments are made in foreign exchange. It is also available in many restaurants and shops. In major cities, you can use the atm facility. Major banks and government authorized money exchange counters to exchange foreign currencies. You can visit for the updated exchange rates.

The Nepali rupee (Rs) is divided into 100 paise (p). There are coins in denominations of one, two, five and 10 rupees, and banknotes in denominations of one, two, five, 10, 20, 25, 50, 100, 500 and 1000 rupees.