U.S Lifts Travel Restrictions To Nepal Along With U.K, N.Z And China

As the situation in Nepal is going back to normal, motivating news for travel industry once again makes the headlines. United States released a statement on Tuesday, March 1st that cancelled its Travel Warning for Nepal.

The news is taken as a great relief to the country’s weather-beaten tourism industry.

“The Travel Warning was issued for Nepal on October 8, 2015, and reflected geological instability following the Gorkha Earthquake and the monsoon season, unrest in the Terai, and country-wide fuel shortages.  Because conditions have changed, the Travel Warning was cancelled effective February 29, 2016.” – U.S Embassy, Kathmandu.

United Kingdom and New Zealand have also recently cancelled their Travel Warnings. U.K has revised its travel advisory against all but essential travel to the earthquake affected districts.

New Zealand has stated most of the infrastructures as safe with some disruption and damage around mountain trails in certain areas.

U.S, U.K and China are among the top five countries with the largest number of tourists visiting Nepal every year.
China was one of the first countries to lift its travel sanctions on Nepal.

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Sources:

  1. Official U.S embassy website on link http://nepal.usembassy.gov/pr-03-01-2016.html
  2. British Embassy in Nepal. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/nepal
  3. A Nepali online news portal www.onlinekhabar.com