Nepal

Destination - Nepal

Nepal is a landlocked country in Southern Asia, between the Tibet autonomous region of China and India. It contains eight of the world’s 10 highest peaks, including Mount Everest – the world’s tallest – on the border with Tibet, and Lumbini, the birth place of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. Nepal recently was declared a republic and has abolished the monarchy.

** A vaccination certificate is required for entry for travellers over 1 year of age coming from countries with risk of YF.

# A non-IHR entry requirement for travellers from polio-infected countries has been registered with WHO.

Malaria – Transmission occurs throughout the year. Chemoprophylaxis is recommended for certain areas.

Traveller’s Diarrhoea – High risk exists throughout the country, including in deluxe accommodations. Food and beverage precautions are essential to reduce the likelihood of illness.

A Gastro Kit can be purchased from Travel Vaccination Health care, which includes prescription and non-prescription medications for presumptive self-treatment if diarrhoea occurs.

*This information is to be used as a guide only. Medical advice is recommended to individuals depending on their medical history, previous vaccination history and the itinerary.