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China opens Everest for its nationals in the spring season KATHMANDU: China is all set to allow its nationals to attempt to climb the world’s highest peak from Tibet side in the spring season, according to sources. This season, no foreigners would be allowed to climb Mt Everest from the northern route but Chinese teams […]

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Nepal Government puts all tourist visas on hold and cancels all spring climbing expeditions The visa suspension will begin March 14 and last until the end of April, depriving Nepal of millions in Everest climbing fees. The Nepal government, late Thursday night, decided to temporarily stop issuing on-arrival tourist visas to all countries and has […]

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Government of Nepal Announces Sweeping Travel Restrictions KATHMANDU: The Department of Immigration under the Ministry of Home Affairs has today announced sweeping travel restrictions as a measure against COVID-19. The Department issued the notice considering the World Health Organization’s declaration that the coronavirus outbreak was now a pandemic. Visa-on-arrival for all foreigners entering the country through […]

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It has been a wild and turbulent 24 hours when it comes to news surrounding the coronavirus. Yesterday, not only did the WHO declare the virus a pandemic, American president Donald Trump issued a travel ban fro most of Europe coming to the U.S. On top of that, the NBA suspended the rest of its […]

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Nepal set a world record by organizing the first-ever Fashion Show at the Everest Base Camp. By organizing The Mount Everest Fashion Runway, Nepal holds a new Guinness World Record for the Highest Altitude Fashion Show on Land ever. The Fashion show was held at the base camp of Mount Everest at an elevation of […]

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Six trekkers including 4 Koreans missing in avalanche in Annapurna region KATHMANDU: At least six trekkers including four Koreans went missing from Deurali area in Kaski district after an avalanche triggered by heavy snowfall hit the trail route along the Annapurna trekking circuit on Friday. According to Arjun Paudel, General Secretary of Korea Tours and […]

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Nirmal ‘Nims’ Purja sets world record climbing 6 mountains in 4 weeks Published: May 24, 2019 3:20 pm On: Nepal KATHMANDU: A former UK Special Forces member has set the world record by successfully climbing six of the world’s highest mountains, known as the 8000ers, in just over four weeks in the spring season. Nirmal […]

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ACAP identifies new trekking trails in Annapurna Region Author: Media Center The Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) has identified alternative trekking trails in the famous Annapurna Region. ACAP started exploring new trails after popular trails in the region were shortened with the construction of motorable roads. Narendra Lama of ACAP´s Pokhara Office said the new […]

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Jan 18, 2021

SIM Card on Arrival

Tourists can now easily buy a Nepal Telecom’s Namaste Prepaid SIM Card at Tribhuvan Int’l Airport and get connected as soon as you land. SIM Cards are in distribution from December 13, 2009 and for Tourists only. The charge for SIM Card is NRs. 1135/- which includes talk value worth NRs. 500/- Available at HAN […]

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