The official currency of Nepal is Nepalese Rupee. There aremanynational banks throughout the nation that providemoney exchange facilities. However, it is best that you exchange your currencyin Kathmandu at national banks and authorized money exchangers. Likewise, ATM facility is available in most of the parts of the country. You can obtain 24-hour ATM service throughout the country. Some of the major cities like Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan also facilitate the use of international credit cards (visa & master cards). On the trips around the country, you can easily find banks and ATM's which provide money transaction-related services. Although such services are entertained, it is best to carry cash as it is the most preferred and easy way to perform money-related transactions.