Tourists can no longer go to Mount Everest base camp in Tibet, but a limited number of climbers with permits will still be allowed in. Photo: Alamy

China closes Everest base camp to tourists until further notice to tackle mountain of rubbish

  • Ordinary visitors will be able to go to areas around Rongpo monastery, but only those with climbing permits can go to the base camp and higher
  • The ‘indefinite’ move was confirmed after reports circulated online that the popular area had been permanently shut down
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Tourists can no longer go to Mount Everest base camp in Tibet, but a limited number of climbers with permits will still be allowed in. Photo: Alamy
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