SIMIKOT, Oct 21: Four Slovenians, three guides and five locals on a trek to Hilsa and Limi in the northern Namkha village of Humla have been stranded in Tumling in the Limi region due to heavy snowfall since Sunday.

Phungling, Oct 20: Foreign and domestic tourists visiting the Kanchenjunga area in Taplejung have been stranded due to the continuous rain for the past three days.

KATHMANDU: While different countries have been operating chartered flights to repatriate their citizens from Nepal, there are more than 5,000 foreign tourists still stranded in the country, according to an official at the Department of Immigration (DoI).