Is Nepal Safe to Travel?
Nepal is the small country surrounded by the two great Nation China and India. Having a border with China, thousand of Nepali are in China and a lot of tourists from China are in Nepal. With this fact that Nepal Shares borders with China, many people believe that the Coronavirus has entered in Nepal.
Despite the fact that China is the Neighbouring country of Nepal and has a lot of Chinese people wandering in the streets of Nepal, there are very few cases of Coronavirus infection. On 17th January, a 32 years old Nepali citizen was suspected of having coronavirus infection. He was supposed to be infected with coronavirus in Wuhan and now he has been admitted to Nepals’ top infectious hospital.
The Nepali who was infected with this Corona infection has been released from the clinic subsequent to making a full recuperation and is under regular monitoring.
If you are planning to travel to Nepal, but afraid of the coronavirus epidemic, then you should not hold yourself back. The Government of Nepal is doing all it can to stop coronavirus entering the nation and make Nepal a safe destination during the visit Nepal year 2020. In this context, Nepal is safe to travel. However, necessary precaution is needed just in case.
Nepal is a country full of natural and cultural diversity. As per the report released by Nepal Health ministry, Nepal has not got any health emergencies diagnosed with coronavirus in Nepal. Many NGOs and INGO with collaboration with the Nepal government are working to control this outbark. If you are willing to visit Nepal, we assure you that this outbreak will not hamper your travel experience in Nepal. So, get your backpack and explore this beautiful country without fare of getting infected by the Corona Virus Epidemic.
What are the Measures taken by Nepal Government to control Coronavirus from spreading into the country?
To prevent the Coronavirus from entering in Nepal after the number of infections in China soared, the Government of Nepal has halted trade with china and has closed the Rasuwagadi border on January 28. Rasuwagadi is the major trade point between the two nations.
Apart from the closure of the Rasuwagadi border, the Nepal government has also suspended all the flights from China to Nepal. The government has also set up health desk at Tribhuvan International airport and border checkpoints plus issued a circular to various hospitals in Nepal to be careful about this virus and immediately inform health ministry if any such cases are being suspected. These measures were taken by the nation to prevent and stop coronavirus from spreading into the country.
Nepal Tourism Year 2020 and affect of Corona Virus
The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) announced the “Visit Nepal 2020” in the year 2020 with the target of attracting 2 million travelers in Nepal. This year is committed to the tourism industry of Nepal with the vision of making a reasonable brand picture of Nepal as a travel and vacationer destination, backing up the tourism foundations of Nepal, enhance the growth of the tourism industry, and enhance local tourism as a supportable industry. The main objective of organizing such a campaign is to promote Nepal as the best destination for travel among the national as well as international travelers.
As Nepal is celebrating the Visit Nepal Year 2020, the coronavirus epidemic has a great impact on the tourism industry of Nepal. As China is the major tourist receiving region of Nepal, with this outbreak Nepal has closed all the borders of China because of which the economic sustainability of the Tourism Industry has been hugely affected.
The Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal has appealed to all international travelers to visit Nepal without any fear or hesitation. The General Secretary of TAAN in her statement added, “ Nepal is continuing its Visit Nepal 2020 Campaign and has ensured that all the safety mechanism is in place to contain coronavirus cases and make it safe and sound to travel in Nepal.”
The Tourism Ministry of Nepal, Yogesh Bhattarai has shown a major concern regarding this fatal outbreak and its impact on the tourism industry. Furthermore, He invited all the international travelers to come to Nepal without any hesitation or the slightest fear whatsoever regarding the coronavirus in Nepal as Nepal is the corona free zone and the destination that offers lifetime experiences. He appealed all to promote Visit Nepal Year 2020 with full energy and strength.