Entrance fee charged for entering Shey Phoksundo National Park

27th Oct, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: Now people have to pay entrance fee for entering Shey Phoksundo National Park. The federal government on Monday published a directive in the Nepal Gazette fixing the new entry fees for Nepali and foreign tourists visiting the three conservation areas in the Himalaya.

According to the directive, Nepalis will have to pay Rs. 100 each to enter the conservation areas, and obtain a permit from the conservation area project counters operating under the National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC). Entrance fee for the children below 10 years will not be charged.

The official of Shey Phoksundo National Park, Suligad said that the entrance fees are being charged in order to make the management of the park stronger and to conserve it.