Currency & foreign exchange

Nepal bank notes comes in rupees 1, 2, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 500, 1000

Denominations. Coins come in rupees 1, 2, 5 and 10 denominations. Foreign currencies must be exchange only through banks or authorized money exchange. The receipts of such tractions are to be obtained and retained. Visitors can exchange foreign currency at the foreign exchange counter at the airport upon arrival too. Visitors other than the Indian nationals have to make the payment in foreign currency ( non- Indian currency) in hotel, trekking agencies or travel agencies and for air tickets.