Etiquette in Nepal

Nepal is located in the Himalayas of Central Asia and has a population of 26 million people.

The nation is a federal parliamentary republic.

The official language of Nepal is Nepali. However, there are 13 recognized national languages.

Most citizens follow Hinduism.

The currency of Nepal is the Nepalese Rupee.

Dress Etiquette

The Nepalese dress code is called Kurta Surwal. Men and women both dress conservatively. Women should not wear tank tops or short skirts, but longer skirts, slacks, and the Indian “salwar kameez” are all acceptable.

Dining & Visiting Homes Etiquette

When drinking, try to never let your lips touch the cup rim.

Don’t throw things into a cooking fire or fireplace.

Don’t expect to be invited into the kitchen.