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How to Call Nepal from the U.S.

You shouldn‘t need a Sherpa to guide you through calling Nepal.

Cut a straight path through the jargon with our helpful “How to Call Nepal” model below.

To call Nepal from the U.S., just follow these dialing instructions:

  • First dial 011, the U.S. exit code.
  • Next dial 977, the country code for Nepal.
  • Then dial the 1-digit area code for the capital Kathmandu and 2 digit codes for all other areas (see sample calling code list below) followed by the 6- to 7-digit phone number.

Note: The phone number + the area code should total 8 digits.

Need more help with how to call Nepal?

Here is a list of some major city area codes and city calling codes:

Kathmandu 1
Biratnagar 21
Pokhara 61
Lalitpur also called Patan 1
Birgunj 51
Janakpur 41



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