•      Mon Apr 22 2024

63 mountaineers receive permits to climb Mt Everest

Mt Everest (file photo)

Kathmandu, April 1: As many as 63 mountaineers received permits to climb Mt Everest, the world’s tallest peak, for this year’s spring season. According to the Department of Tourism, 13 women and 50 men from five different expedition teams took the permits till Monday.

Section Officer of the Department, Chun Bahadur Tamang, said altogether 148 persons including 42 women have got their permits to climb different mountains including Mt Everest. By issuing permits, a total of 105.59 million rupees in royalty has been collected so far.

Issuing a press statement, the Department said equal three expedition teams received the permits to climb Mt Amadablam and Mt Annapurna followed by Mt Everest.

The Department has stated that 478 persons had received permits to climb Mt Everest last year. #Nepal