Business is hard to come by for a money changer in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: Niranjan Shrestha/AP Business is hard to come by for a money changer in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: Niranjan Shrestha/AP
Business is hard to come by for a money changer in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: Niranjan Shrestha/AP

Nepal opens borders to climbers and trekkers despite Covid-19, as it looks to tourism for economic revival

  • Around 800,000 people work in Nepal’s tourism industry, which has been severely affected by the pandemic
  • Visitors require prior approval of their itineraries and a negative coronavirus test, must quarantine on arrival and hire a local outfitting company

Topic |   Climbing and mountaineering
Business is hard to come by for a money changer in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: Niranjan Shrestha/AP Business is hard to come by for a money changer in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: Niranjan Shrestha/AP
Business is hard to come by for a money changer in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: Niranjan Shrestha/AP
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