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September 29, 2020

7 days quarantine mandatory: Trekking and Mountaineering open

Kathmandu: Nepal government has opened trekking and mountaineering and arrival visa will be given to foreign tourists with 7 days mandatory quarantine to adhere to before embarking upon the trekking and mountaineering according to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Tuesday.

The government has also enacted regulatory conditions 2077 for the incoming tourists for trekking and mountaineering to abide by in the amidst of Covid-19 pandemic.

Those tourists wishing to come to Nepal should come up with the visas. However, in the conditions when visa are not available the tourists can come to Nepal by contacting with Nepal based travel and trekking agencies with their prior agreement. Such tourists will get the visa on arrival.

Any tourists arriving in Nepal must show a proof of negative report of PCR which is only 72 hours old and it will be checked by the Immigration department before issuing any arrival visa.

Now, all tourists must also come up with  a document showing a personal insurance of 5000 dollar and must stay in quarantine for seven days at least.

Any trekking or mountaineering team before taking permit must have insurance of at least one hundred thousand rupees for the team members too.

All tourists going on trekking and mountaineering should also comply with safety protocol issued by the Ministry of Health and Population.

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