Trekking permit system to go online

KATHMANDU, Jan 16:Foreign tourists planning to trek will soon be able to collect government permits to embark on the journey from the Internet.

The online service will be introduced once the Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) and Nepal Tourism Board complete the process of automating Trekking Information Management System (TIMS), through which mandatory permits for most of the trekking routes are issued. Continue reading