Everest expedition to begin from next week

KATHMANDU: Expedition to Mount Everest will begin from next week, as per the Department of Tourism (DoT).

The Department of Tourism says the latest weather forecasts have shown the period between May 1 and 9 as appropriate weather condition for climbing.

“You can expect some good news from Everest next week,” the department’s Mountaineering Director Mira Acharya says.

The department so far has issued Everest climbing permits to 408 members of 43 expeditions for this season. The number of aspiring Everest climbers this season is the highest recorded in a season so far.

The department says it has issued permits to 742 members of 85 expeditions so far.


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Friday April 30, 2021, 04:21:32 PM |

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