With the subsiding of Covid 19 pandemic and 20% population fully vaccinated, Nepal is officially open for trekking and tour for Autumn 2021. Nepal threw away the seven day
quarantine and resumed the on-arrival visa from 23 September 2021. Nepal is now open and safe for Himalayan tours and treks. The Autumn 2021 is the best time for a Nepal tour with the best weather, great prices and only a few other travellers along the way.
With the special health and safety protocols, Nepal resumed international and domestic flight from September. The country now eased the regulation for trekking and mountaineering by lifting the requirement for quarantine from mid November. Tourists can now get visas on arrival and can go on a trek directly.
Conditions applied for on-arrival Nepal visa
- Travellers must have received their last dose of covid 19 vaccine at least 14 days full days prior to entering Nepal. Those who are not vaccinated or partially vaccinated will not get on-arrival visas. They have to get their entry permits from Nepali diplomatic missions, and also spend 10 days quarantine in government-listed hotels.
- Travellers will have to present a negative Covid-19 test result taken 72 hours prior to the departure and fill up the international travellers' online form at www.ccmc.gov.np and have a printed copy to apply for on-arrival visa at the airport.Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated tourists have to mandatorily quarantine themselves at the hotel for 10 days at their own expense. They can travel on the 11th day after being tested negative. All expenses for testing for Covid-19, isolation and insurance should be borne by the travellers themselves.
Nepal is the safest country to travel during the Corona virus pandemic. Nepal is opening its domestic and international flights from August 15 2020 and tourism entrepreneurs and service providers are looking forward to work. With world going through recession and the threat of corona virus, there will be very few travelers in Spring 2021. This will make easy to travel with social distancing even in the popular treks and tour destinations. Here are some recommendation for Nepal tour during Covid 19 pandemic.
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