Health Checklist before traveling to Nepal 

Health Checklist before traveling to Nepal 

If you are traveling to Nepal, we recommend you go through this article and find the checklist. It is not necessary to match all the requirements but still, it is recommended to follow as per our guidelines. You may have to take care of your health insurance policy and vaccination, rest things can be available from the Nepal health station within Kathmandu on-call basis. 

This general information may not fulfill all your needs, for some specific people who need special health needs like pregnant women, immune-compromised, and with some rare diseases. The following list gives you a brief idea about the health requirements and your needs before you are traveling to Nepal. 


We recommend you complete all the routine vaccines before your visit which includes, measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine, varicella (chickenpox) vaccine, polio vaccine, and your yearly flu shot. Apart from this, you may have to get vaccines for following to be on the safer side.  

  1.  Hepatitis A 

  1. Typhoid  

For additional vaccines, you can contact us, and let us know your stay, your place to visit, and the duration of your stay in Nepal. As per your need you may have to get vaccinated with, Hepatitis B, Japanese Encephalitis, Malaria, Rabies, Yellow fever. 

Prescription Medicine 

All your prescriptions 

Altitude sickness medicine (Nepal health station can supply for same) 

Suture and syringe kit for a local health care provider who may help you in emergency 

Medical supplies 

  • Diabetes testing supplies 

  • Insulin 

  • Inhalers 

  • Epinephrine auto-injectors (EpiPens) 

  • Contact lenses 

  • Glasses 

Over-the-counter medicines 

Nepal health station can supply you with all-the-counter medicine. If you need the following list of medicine, you can save your luggage space and money as well. You can provide you with the following listed medicines: 

  • Mild laxative 

  • Diarrhea medicine 

  • Mild sedative or other sleep aid 

  • Saline nose spray 

  • Decongestant 

  • Medicine for pain and fever
    Examples: acetaminophen, aspirin, or ibuprofen 

  • Cough drops 

  • Cough suppression/expectorant 

  • Antihistamine 

  • Motion sickness medicine 

  • Antacid 

Additional supplies for healthy travel 

Hand sanitizer: You can get hand sanitizer in any drug store. 

Water purification tablets/liquids: You can get them from the Nepal health station for water purification tablets or liquids. This may require while traveling to remote places 

Earplugs and mask: We recommend you to bring it which coming to Nepal.  

First-aid Kit 

We supply the best pack of first aid kits for you in Kathmandu. Our first aid kit includes 1% hydrocortisone cream, Antifungal ointments, Antibacterial ointments, Antiseptic wound cleanser, Insect bite treatment( Anti-itch gel or cream), Bandages (Multiple sizes, gauze, and adhesive tape), Elastic/compression bandage wrap( For sprains and strains), Disposable gloves, Digital thermometer, Scissors and safety pins, Cotton swabs, Tweezers, Eye drops, Oral rehydration salts. 


You need to carry the following documents while traveling to Nepal: 

  1. Health insurance document 

  1. Copies of prescription medicine 

  1. Vaccinated documents’ 

  1. Contact card with: 


Your embassy address, 

The contact number of Nepal health station for a doctor incall service, first aid kits, medical consultation. 


Phr. Kabin Maleku

Danphe Care