After a six-month-long Covid-19 lockdown, as a part of gradual opening and as per the Government of Nepal’s decision to allow the operation of domestic flights, intercity buses, hotels, restaurants, and other tourism businesses to reopen from September 17, 2020; domestic tourism movements have restarted now. The Government has also decided to allow Trekking and Mountaineering activities for foreign visitors from October 17, 2020.

The tourism businesses have to follow the aligned health and safety protocols in operation, and the government has set up an effective monitoring mechanism to enhance travelers’ confidence and ensure safe travel experiences. The Department of Immigration (Govt. of Nepal) has decided to resume all its regular visa services from September 13, 2020. Visa will be regulated as per their prior notice dated 17th August 2020, without any late fees and penalties till September 27, 2020.