Foreign Exchange: Foreign currencies must be exchanged only at the banks or at the authorized foreign exchange dealers. The receipts from such transaction are to be obtained and retained. Visitors can also exchange money at the foreign exchange counter on public holidays too.
Banks: Banks are open between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM from Sunday to Friday. They are closed on Saturday and Public holidays. But some Bank opens on Saturday of standard time.
Time: Nepal Standard Time is 5 hours 45 minutes ahead of GMT and 15 minutes ahead of India Standard Time.
Official Holidays: Saturday is the weekend holidays in Nepal when must government offices are closed. Most business houses, however, remain open on Saturdays as well.
Working Hours: Govt. offices open from 10 am to 5 pm I summer 10 am to 4 pm.