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Covid-19 Protocols for Trekking in Nepal

Covid-19 Protocols for Trekking in Nepal

The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has issued guidelines for foreign tourists to follow in order to minimise the possible spread of coronavirus infection while conducting trekking and mountaineering activities.

The foremost condition laid out by the Tourism Ministry are as follows :

  • The tourists must secure an entry-visa, or an entry-permit in absence of visa-provision in their countries in co-ordination with respective agencies.
  • The travelers must carry with themselves a PCR test report conducted not more that 72 hours ago, attesting that the person has tested negative for Covid-19.
  • Along with the report, the traveler must have booking-documents for the hotel wherein they will stay for at least seven days in quarantine.
  • Furthermore, the person must provide papers proving they have an insurance of USD 5,000.

 The traveler must also undergo a PCR test at their own expense on the fifth day of being quarantined. They may proceed for the purported activity at the end of quarantine period only on testing negative for the disease. If the test results in a positive, the person must stay in quarantine for as long as they do not test negative.

Adventure Pilgrims Trekking insures travelers from Nepal against coronavirus for a sum of Rs 100,000 prior to applying for permit and follows safety precautions issued by WHO in regards with Covid-19. 

Make sure you have read the following notice from the Department of Immigration regarding Visa on Arrival too.


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