BY AIR: There is only one International Airport in Nepal; following airline connects with Tribhuban International Airport, Kathmandu and other major cities in the world. Nepal Airlines (National Flag Carrier of Nepal): ~ Delhi – Kathmandu – Delhi. ~ Dubai – Kathmandu – Dubai. ~ Doha – Kathmandu – Doha. ~ Bangkok – Kathmandu – Bangkok. ~ Hong Kong – Kathmandu – Hong Kong. ~ Kuala Lumpur – Kathmandu – Kuala Lumpur. Air Arabia ~ Sharjah – Kathmandu – Sharjah Air China ~ Lhasa – Kathmandu – Lhasa Arkefly ~ Ámsterdam – Kathmandu – Ámsterdam Bahrain Air ~ Bahrain – Kathmandu – Bahrain Biman Bangladesh ~ Dhaka – Kathmandu – Dhaka. China Eastern Airlines ~ Kunming – Kathmandu – Kunming China Southern Airlines ~ Guanzhou – Kathmandu – Guanzhou Dragon Air ~ Hong Kong – Kathmandu – Hong Kong. Druk Air ~ Delhi – Kathmandu – Delhi. ~ Paro – Kathmandu – Paro. Etihad Airways ~ Abu Dhabi – Kathmandu – Abu Dhabi Flydubai ~ Dubai – Kathmandu – Dubai GMG Airlines ~ Dhaka – Kathmandu – Dhaka. Gulf Air ~ Bahrain – Kathmandu – Bahrain. Indian Airlines ~ Delhi – Kathmandu – Kathmandu. ~ Kolkotta – Kathmandu – Kolkotta. ~ Varanasi – Kathmandu – Varanasi. Jet Airways ~ Delhi – Kathmandu – Delhi ~ Mumbai – Kathmandu – Mumbai. JetLite ~ Delhi – Kathmandu – Delhi. Kingfisher Airlines ~ Delhi – Kathmandu – Delhi. Korean Air ~ Seoul – Kathmandu – Seoul. Oman Air ~ Muscat – Kathmandu – Muscat. Pakistan International Airlines ~ Karachi – Kathmandu – Karachi. ~ Islamabad – Kathmandu – Islamabad Qatar Airways ~ Doha – Kathmandu – Doha. Silk Air ~ Singapore – Kathmandu – Singapore. Thai Airways ~ Bangkok – Kathmandu- Bangkok. United Airways ~ Dhaka – Kathmandu – Dhaka. BY LAND: All visitors coming to Nepal by land must enter only through one of these entry points (1) Kakarbhitta (2) Birgunj (3) Belhiya, Bhairahawa (4) Nepalgunj (5) Dhangadi and (6) Mahendranagar in the Nepal-India border and (7) Kodari in the Nepal-China border. The overland tourists entering the country with their vehicles must possess an international carnet or complete customs formalities. All visitors entering Nepal by land must use no other entry points other than: Nepal-India border * Kakarbhitta * Birgunj * Belhiya, Bhairahawa * Nepalgunj * Dhangadi * Mahendra Nagar Nepal-China border * Kodari Customs: All baggage must be declared and cleared through the customs on arrival at the port of entry. Passengers arriving at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) without any dutiable goods can proceed through the Green Channel for quick clearance without a baggage check. If you are carrying dutiable articles, you have to pass through the Red Channel for detailed customs clearance. Import: Apart from used personal belongings, visitors are allowed to bring to Nepal free of duty cigarette (200) or cigars (50), distilled liquor (one 1.15 liter bottle), and film (15 rolls). You can also bring in the following articles free of duty on condition that you take them out with you when you leave: binoculars, movie or video camera, still camera, laptop computer, and portable music system. Export: It is illegal to export objects over 100 years old (sacred images, paintings, manuscripts) that are valued for culture and religious reasons. Visitors are advised not to purchase such items as they are Nepal’s cultural heritage and belong here. The Department of Archaeology (tel: 4213701, 4213702) at Ramshah Path near Singha Durbar has to certify all metal statues, sacred paintings and similar objects before they are allowed to be sent or carried out of the country. Handicraft dealers and travel agents are able to assist you in this process. For more information on customs matters, contact the Chief Customs Administrator, TIA Customs Office; tel: 4470110, 4472266.