KATHMANDU, May 13: The climbing of Mount Everest– the world’s highest peak– has started from today for the spring season this year.

KATHMANDU, March 13: As the route is prepared for climbing Mt Everest in two seasons every year, this year the work of making the route for the spring season has started. This campaign, which started last Friday, will continuously run for one month.

KATHMANDU, April 27: A total of 109 teams have so far acquired mountaineering expedition permits for this spring season.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Over 150 climbers successfully reached the summit of Mount Sagarmatha today.

SHANGHAI, May 15: China has decided to cancel the 2021 spring climbing season from the Tibetan side of Mount Everest, the world's tallest peak, because of coronavirus concerns, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday.

‘There is no risk of infection in the Sagarmatha region as reported in the media.’

KATHMANDU, May 12: Two foreign climbers have reportedly died during their expedition to Mount Sagarmatha on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 23: The Department of Tourism (DoT) has decided to allow a maximum of 170 climbers to climb Mt Sagarmatha at a time in the spring season this year.

KATHMANDU, April 17: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Department of Tourism has so far issued expedition permits to 71 groups for climbing various mountains, including Sagarmatha (Mt Everest) for this spring season.

The Department of Tourism has collected Rs 381.2 million as royalty from the climbers in the spring season, 2021.

KATHMANDU, April 1: The number of people climbing Mt Sagarmatha from Nepal has been increasing this year as there will be no climbing from China in the spring this year. Officials at the Department of Tourism (DoT) are optimistic that this could greatly help revive the mountaineering sector that suffered huge loss last year due to the pandemic.

KATHMANDU, March 10: The Department of Tourism (DoT) has issued the first climbing permit for spring season, 2021.