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Covid-19 / Coronavirus Travel Update in Nepal

Corona virus travel update in Nepal

 

 Covid-19 / Coronavirus travel update in Nepal

Will Coronavirus affect your tour to Nepal? We’ve updated our blog with the latest effects of COVID-19 on our tour departures, booking terms and news from the ground in Nepal. Covid-19 / Coronavirus Travel Update in Nepal

Nepal government decided to ease the nationwide lockdown and allow industries and businesses in certain sectors to resume operations. We are working from home and responding to all your queries.

Today, June 14, 2020, we continue to closely monitor the unfolding Coronavirus / Covid-19 outbreak. We hope that our past and future guests and friends are staying safe around the globe. Our goal is for the frequently-updated information below to help you make an informed decision on your travel plans.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, we have taken the unprecedented decision to cancel all tour departures in March- to Sept 2020. We are very hopeful to operate our treks and tour in October but this all depends on the situation of our country and International flight schedule. We will update you.

Guest and staff welfare are paramount to us. In 13 years of exploring Nepal, we had never canceled a tour until this season. We have taken this difficult step to protect our valued guests, as well as our suppliers, tour guides, and office staff.

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What does this mean for guests who have booked to travel?

In response to this challenging time due to COVID-19 which is beyond anyone’s control, we’ve made it easier for you to postpone the trip if you have already booked with us. We are providing free postponement options to all our clients. We urge you to support us in this if at all possible because, as you can imagine, the financial implications for us are huge.

If you want to postpone the trip, you don’t have to confirm new dates now and you can travel anytime in the next 5 years without any extra cost. This means the payments you have already made stay secure with us and you can re-book the trip at a later date instead of immediately canceling now and losing the deposit.

Will you refund my trip if I choose to cancel it?

We don’t yet have refund policies. Instead, you are entitled to a lifetime deposit. If you plan on canceling your trip more 21 before the beginning of your trip, certain cancelations charges apply. Please look into the above-mentioned booking terms and conditions for further details

Regarding Future Bookings

At the moment, many people are moving forward with travel plans and are also booking their upcoming trips. We are taking bookings for any of your future travel plans and also closely monitoring the situation so that we can know any effect on your travel plans beforehand. If any of your travel plans are subjected to change, we will inform you immediately via email.

 

Will other 2020  Above the Himalaya Trekking tour and treks will run?

Yes. We are hopeful that the outbreak will be contained and its effects limited. Rest assured that we are planning to run as many scheduled departures as possible this year from October and a full touring schedule in 2021

Will you refund my trip if I choose to cancel it?

We don’t yet have refund policies. Instead, you are entitled to a lifetime deposit. If you plan on canceling your trip more 21 before the beginning of your trip, certain cancelations charges apply. Please look into  our  booking terms and conditions for further details

Regarding Future Bookings

At the moment, many people are moving forward with travel plans and are also booking their upcoming trips. We are taking bookings for any of your future travel plans and also closely monitoring the situation so that we can know any effect on your travel plans beforehand. If any of your travel plans are subjected to change, we will inform you immediately via email.

 

Our Commitment To Our future booking Guests

Above all, Above The Himalaya Trekking is committed to the health and safety of our guests.

Health and safety are our top priorities here at Above The Himalaya Trekking, Amid COVID-19 concerns, we wish to clearly communicate all protective measures that our company listings are enacting in order to mitigate the spread of this virus.

Because we only operate Private groups and small tours with limited numbers, we will be able to incorporate regular cleaning and sanitizing into our daily routine. Each of our tour guides is equipped with Mask, disposable paper towels for single-use, hand sanitizers for guest use, as well as all of the latest emergency contact details. Due to our we generally do not visit enclosed places where large numbers of people are gathered.

Shorter Payment Terms for our future booking

We have relaxed our balance payment terms from 15 to 30 days prior to departure.

  1. Suggest all our travelers traveling anywhere to have full travel insurance that will cover medical expenses, travel costs, and cancellation fees.
  2. Please do check with your insurance company if they have a Government Travel Advice Benefit (or similar) which you can add to your policy.
  3. In addition Above the Himalaya Trekking suggests that guests check with their own insurance companies for all related travel cover including flights and any additional accommodation outside of your country.

We will continue to monitor this changing situation and we will follow the advice issued by national and international bodies. If there are any major changes, we will let you know more about Covid-19 / Coronavirus Travel Update in Nepal.

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How To Contact Us

Above The Himalaya Trekking (P) Ltd.

GPO Box No: 23223

Yoyesworu Marg, Khusibun,

Nayabazar, Kathmandu, Nepal

Phone: +977-1- 4387109

Whatsapp/Viber: +977-9851095800 (Puru)

Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Website: https://abovethehimalaya.com

Travel advisories

We have mentioned a few travel advisories below. Please stay updated and consult with your local advisories if you plan on making your travel in a few days. Do check all the entry and exit requirements as these requirements are changing frequently.

 

Puru Timalsena

Managing Director – Above The Himalaya Trekking, Kathmandu, Nepal

 

 

 

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