CURRENCY

1. Indian currency INR

Q : Can I use the Indian Currency INR during the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra?

A : No, you cannot use the Indian Currency INR during the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.


2. Nepalese currency NPR

Q : Can I use the Nepalese currency NPR during the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra?

A : No, you cannot use the Nepalese currency NPR during the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra.


3. Chinese currency YUAN

Q : Is the Chinese currency YUAN used in the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra?

A : Yes, the Chinese currency YUAN is solely used in the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra.

Q : Which currency I must carry on my Kailash Yatra travel?

A : Indian rupees currency notes are widely accepted in all small and big establishments and shops in Nepal side. During travel in Tibet one must carry Chinese Yuan only. The exchange rate of Chinese Yuan is approx 01 Yuan = INR 11 which vary from bank to bank and also on the day of exchange. US Dollars are also accepted at some places but carrying Chinese Yuans for small payments is always better. Exchange is available at Kathmandu Nepal and Taklakot (Burang) Tibet side. To avoid inconvenience and high exchange rate it is better that you buy and bring Yuan before starting from home, if available.


4. Money Exchange

Q : From where can I get my money exchanged?

A : It is highly recommended for you to get the money exchanged to the Chinese currency YUAN from your home country itself.