Summary

Most visits to Nepal are trouble-free.

If you’re 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 Natural disasters.

All air carriers from Nepal have been refused permission to operate air services to the EU due to safety concerns. See Safety and security.

The Monsoon season in Nepal normally runs from June to September and can make travel in rural areas hazardous. Natural disasters.

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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