Currency, Credit Cards and Foreign Payment

Foreign payment can be made in various places as hotel, travel agencies, restaurants and shops. For the foreign currency exchange, you can use authorized money changer and the major banks that offer foreign currency exchange services. Nepali and Indian currencies are in normal use. The exchange rates will be determined by the Nepal Rastra Bank, which will be updated at  www.nrb.org.np.

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