Nepal Tourism industry has been hit hard by COVID -19. The coronavirus pandemic has caused a loss of an estimated 60 billion. More than 1 million people in the tourism sector are affected by this crisis. The tourism industry never anticipated such a catastrophe and was not prepared for it.
The country stayed in shutdown for more than 6 months and finally the government has decided to allow foreign tourists to come to Nepal only for trekking and mountaineering from November The government has issued protocols for mountaineering and trekking activities to control the spread of coronavirus and at the same time to revitalize the essence of the tourism industry in the country.