Nepal Bans Foreign Travelers From Solo Trekking From April 1

The Nepalese government has imposed a nationwide ban on solo trekkers, forcing those who want to hike through the stunningly wild regions to either hire an authorized guide or travel in a group.

The new regulation is expected to come into force on April 1.

Situated between the giants of India and China, the mainly isolated Himalayan nation has a wide range of geographical features, from lush plains and subalpine forests to majestic highlands, and is home to eight of the ten tallest mountains in the world.

The remoteness and inaccessibility of the country, which has retained its enigmatic ancient culture and beautiful natural environment, is what attracts explorers

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