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General Information


About the Venue

The Yak & Yeti Heritage Hotel, was originally a palace theater in Kathmandu (constructed in 1885). 

Conference Venue

The Yak & Yeti Heritage Hotel

Kathmandu, Nepal


The hotel located in Durbar Marg, the thriving city center of Kathmandu Valley, is in a prime location that is minutes walking distance from the former Royal Palace. Durbar marg is a commercial area with high-end shops and a variety of food options. The property is 6 km from the Tribhuvan International Airport and about 1 KM from the famous tourist hub of Nepal- Thamel.

Official Language
The official language of the conference is English. 

Passports and Visas

Prior to booking your flight ticket, please ensure that your passport is valid until March 2025.
Participants from some countries require a visa to enter Nepal. Please check on the embassy website whether you require a visa, and if obtainable upon arrival at the airport or recommended to obtain a visa prior to departure from your hometown.

Letter of Invitation

Upon request, the Secretariat will send a personal letter of invitation to participate in the conference.
It should be understood that such an invitation is only meant to assist participants raise travel funds or obtain a visa and does not represent a commitment on the part of the Organizing Committee.


Participants should book their flights to Tribhuvan International Airport (airport code: KTM).

Reaching the hotel (from KTM airport)
Pre-booked tranfers are available from the airport at the current price of $18 USD.
However, in Nepal, taxi rides are negotiable and it is easy to get a cab at around 900 NPR (currently $7 USD)

​Important Notes

Personal travel, luggage and health insurance are recommended. Please purchase this from your local travel agent. Kindly note the organizers and other sponsors cannot be responsible for participants lacking appropriate insurance coverage in case of need. 

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