Nepal visa requirements for Burkinabes

Travel and visa requirements

Nepalese Visa is not required for Burkinabes

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Nationals of Burkina Faso can get a visa upon their arrival at the international airport in Kathmandu and at all land border crossings in Nepal.
  • This visa allows the visitor to stay in Nepal for a duration of 90 days.
  • Intending visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of arrival in Nepal. The passport should have at least one blank page for visa stamping.
  • Travellers from Burkina Faso under the age of 18 must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians. Children under the age of 10 can get a visa for free. 
  • The importation of foreign currency amounting to $5,000 must be declared on arrival into Nepal. 
  • A detailed printed itinerary of your time in Nepal and evidence of accommodation during the duration of their stay in the country is needed.
  • Tourists are also required to provide proof of sufficient funds to spend during their stay in the country.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Nepal from any international airport in Burkina Faso. There are international airports in Ouagadougou and Tenkodogo.
  • Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways,  Oman Air, and Royal Air Maroc are some of the carriers that fly from Burkina Faso to Nepal.
  • The estimated flight duration from Burkina Faso to Kathmandu, Nepal is 19 hours, 55 minutes.
  • The Nepalese rupee is the official currency in Nepal. The USD can be used in hotels, airlines and for travel agents. Visitors are advised to exchange their foreign currencies at banks and other exchange outlets.
  • The official language of Nepal is Nepali, formerly called Khas-Kura, and it is the most spoken language in the country.
  • The religion demography in Nepal includes Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim, Kirant and Christian. However, Hindu is the most practised religion.
  • Nepal has a variety of climate and is influenced by maritime and continental factors. It has four distinct climates, Spring, which lasts from March to May, Summer last from June to August, Autumn is from September to November and winter which is from December to February.
  • Momo, pulao, dal bhat, sel roti, thukpa, gorkhali lamb, dhido are some of the dishes tourists can try in Nepal.
  • Visitors can move around in Nepal with minibuses, taxis and car rentals.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $50 per day for daily expenses.
  • Nepal uses the Nepal Time (GMT+5:45), which puts Nepal is 5 hours and 45 minutes ahead of Burkina Faso.
  • The power and socket plug used in Nepal are of Type C, D and M. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Tourists are advised to exercise caution when in congested areas and pay particular attention to personal belongings while in crowded areas and while travelling on public transportation in Nepal.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Nepal safe for female travellers?

Generally speaking, Nepal is a safe country for women to travel to. However, women should still be cautious while in the country. Although sexual harassment is very low, it does exist.

What is the official currency used in Nepal?

The official currency in Nepal is the Nepalese rupee. Although the US Dollars can be used at hotels and big stores in the country.

Do I need any vaccination to enter Nepal?

No, there are no particular vaccinations demanded on entry into Nepal. It is only advised to be vaccinated against common communicable diseases. 

What is the best time to travel to Nepal?

October and November are the best time to travel because the dry weather offers good visibility and makes trekking and driving easier.