Last updated: 10 March 2014
The travel advice summary below is provided by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the UK. 'We' refers to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. For their full travel advice, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.
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.
Nepal is considered to be at high risk of a major earthquake.
For information on potential risks of road and air travel in Nepal 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.