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Nepal expecting hundreds of climbers despite pandemic

Nepal is expecting hundreds of foreigners to attempt to general.

The Department of Tourism in Kathmandu said Wednesday that more than 300 foreigners have expressed interest in climbing mount-everest” target=”_blank”>Mount Everest<

There’s similar interest for other mountains too, said Mira Acharya, a director at the department.

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One world-regions and four world-regions climbers are already trekking their way to the base camps of Mount Manaslu and Mount Nuptse, respectively, Acharya said.

The spring season, which is popular because of favorable weathera>, began this month. It extends up to the end of May, when weather deteriorates and <a href="https: becomes dangerous.

Those wishing to scale mountains still have to be quarantined in a hotel in the capital and test negative for infectious-disease.

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