• Phone

    (+977) 1 597 0048

    (+977) 1 458 4574

  • Location

    Gaushala, Bagmati Bridge

  • 24 Hours Emergency Service
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International Patients

Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology welcomes all international patients to visit TIO, WHO Collaborating Centre for Ophthalmology. To get an appointment with our specialist doctors we request international patients to send us their clinical report or medical information in advance on our email intl.patients@tilganga.org     [email protected]

After getting reports on email our doctors will review them and we will send you an appointment with our specialist doctors based on the eye problems mentioned in your report. 


Around the World -Kathmandu

Nestled in the Himalayas, Nepal lies between Tibet (China) to the north and India to the south. The elevation of the country varies from sixty meters above sea level to the highest point on earth - Mount Everest (8,848m). 

Kathmandu is the historic center and the capital city of Nepal. It lies at 1350m and has a  population of about five million. Kathmandu city, which is surrounded by green hills,  Scattered around the Kathmandu Valley are hundreds of temples and shrines, traditional villages, and agriculture scenes of timeless beauty. Nepali is the language of the city; English is understood and spoken by a few people. 



A valid visa is required for all international patients except Indian nationalizes travel to Nepal. The immigration department of Nepal will provide visas for international patients.  To get more info visit https://www.immigration.gov.np/



The Kathmandu Valley has a pleasant climate most of the year. October - March is winter and can become quite cold at night and the days become short, although it is warm and sunny between mid-morning and afternoon. May - September is considered the best month to visit  Kathmandu. Light Clothing for summer and sweeten and jacket for winter is recommended



Local food is quite spicy but continental, Chinese and other kinds of food are available in the restaurant at the city center. Fruits are available round the year.


Several nationalized banks are close to Tilganga. Most banks have Automated Teller Machine (ATMs) and accept credit and debit cards that can be used to withdraw money.



There are standard guest rooms available at Tilganga Institute of  Ophthalmology (TIO) with kitchen facilities. A small fee is charged for the accommodation. Those with special needs will be helped in finding accommodation within the city.