Located 28 kilometers (45 minutes drive) east of the Kathmandu Airport (Tribhuvan international airport, KTM), Dhulikhel is at the height of about 1500 meters. Dhulikhel is a hill settlement with many historical, cultural, and natural attractions. 16°C to 28°C is the usual temperature range in May.


The organizing committee has reserved several rooms at Himalayan Horizon (https://himalayanhorizon.com/about-us/), which offers a comfortable stay at a convenient location in Dhulikel near Kathmandu University. 

Some other hotel options that can be booked directly from their website are



Cheaper options, starting from ~ 20 dollars, are also available for students at other nearby hotels.

All major credit cards like VISA, MasterCard, and American Express are accepted for direct payment and cash withdrawal. International currency exchange services are also available at Kathmandu airport and various other locations in the city.  

Visa Information

Most nationals can obtain the Visa on arrival; please check the following:  http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/page/visa-on-arrival

An online application can be made through the following website:  http://online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/tourist-visa

All visitors must hold a passport valid for at least six months.

Further information on Nepal can be found on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (https://mofa.gov.np/) and Nepal Tourism Board ( https://www.welcomenepal.com/ ).