Final Circular


We are organizing the International Conference on Mountain Hydrology and Cryosphere (ICMHC-2023) which will be held in Kathmandu and Dhulikhel on 9 and 10 November 2023. The conference aims to bring together graduate and post-graduate scholars, researchers, scientists, engineers, planners, policymakers, development workers, and experts from related fields to present their research activities, and exchange observations, findings, and innovative ideas for the betterment of humanity and nature.

2. Conference Topics

The conference will cover a wide range of topics concerning mountain hydrology, cryosphere, and related topics. The meeting will be dedicated to the following topics but not limited to:

3. Special Sessions

4. Keynote Speakers

5. Invited Speakers

6. Conference Venue

Hotel Himalaya is conveniently located 8 km away from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). You can enjoy a 180-degree panoramic view of the majestic Himalayan range from the Hotel.

Kathmandu University is 27.7 km away, a drive of around an hour from Hotel Himalaya. Dhulikhel (elevation 1550m) is a town of about 10,000 people on the eastern fringe of the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal. The town lies on the intersection of the Arniko Highway to Tibet (74 km) and the B.P. Highway to the Eastern Terai. There are good views of the Himalayas from Dhulikhel. 

Note: For the second day, the organizing committee will be arranging vehicles to travel to Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel (venue for 2nd day of the conference)

7. Accommodation

Conference discount is available for accommodation at Hotel Himalaya for participants of ICMHC-2023. Please contact the conference secretariat if you want us to book rooms at Hotel Himalaya.

Note: Travel desk will be available during the conference.

8. Visa Process

All participants except Indian citizens are requested to follow the visa requirements to enter Nepal. Visas on arrival are also available for some countries. All foreign participants arriving in Nepal through the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu, and Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA), Bhairahawa are requested to fill out the online visa application form available at For more information, please visit 

9. Weather

With little to no rain and moderate weather conditions, November is one of the best periods to travel to Nepal. This is also the appropriate season for treks and mountain views. The average daytime temperature is around 23°C whereas the average minimum temperature is 7°C with normal rainfall of 8mm for the month. (For further information, please visit the official website

10. Presentations

For oral presentations, 12 minutes of presentations and 3 minutes of Q/A (max. 25 slides). For poster presentation, please use the template provided here. It must be of size A0. Participants need to print their posters themselves.

11. Registration Fees and Bank Information

Nepali: Rs. 5,000 (individual); Rs. 10,000 (Institutional) 


International: USD 400

Bank Information 

The registration fee may be paid in the following bank account:

Bank Name: NMB Bank Limited 

Account Number: 9900003733500010 

Account Name: The Small Earth Nepal Project 1 


Address: Babarmahal, Kathmandu, Nepal

12. Contact details

IAHS Nepal

Ms. Nicky Shree Shrestha

Member Secretary, ICMHC-2023  


Mr. Dawa Tshering Sherpa

Conference Secretariat, ICMHC-2023