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Effects of Coronovirus Outbreak in Nepalese Tourism

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to spread all over the world. Therefore, COVID-19 is a deadly virus without boundaries. The international borders have shut in many countries including Nepal. It is responsible to disrupt multiple industries and economies globally and has no signal to its end right now.

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, we’re closely following the latest government orders on the COVID-19 situation and the mandatory lockdown. We have also decided temporarily to cancell all our services until further notice. However, we will keep you updated once the situation changes into normal.

The nationwide lockdown continues until 7th of April where people have to stay home; except those who work in the medical facilities and daily needs. The international borders for land and air transports will remain closed till 15th of April. This means the international flights to Kathmandu is restricted for the moment.

Because of the COVID-19 situation in Nepal, the visa regulation has been changed for some countries. Please visit nepalimmigration.gov.np for recent updates.

Government of Nepal has cancelled all expedition permits for the spring season 2020. Likewise, permits for special trekking areas in Nepal such as Mustang, Manaslu, Tsum Valley, Nar Phu, Kanchenjunga and Dolpa will not be issued until 30th April, 2020.

Therefore, the effects of coronovirus outbreak in Nepalese tourism seems to bring a tragic damage ever since. There are 5 COVID-19 cases in Nepal as of today; out of which 1 patient has already recovered while 4 are undergoing treatment.

The uncertainty of Nepalese tourism industry is resulting many travel companies and hotels to re-think their business model, staffing and budgets. But we are hoping to make our services as smooth as before and bounce back in the not so distant future.

Lastly,

Nothing is more important to us than the well-being of our customers. Please take good care of yourself and your loved ones. Stay safe and strong wherever you are. There is no better time to strengthen our ties, to stand together and to help each other to come out of this traumatic situation.

Contact Us for the recent updates on the effects of coronovirus outbreak in Nepalese Tourism.

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