The modest air terminal at Lukla, roosted on the edge of a mountain high in Nepal’s Himalayas, as a rule echoes with the thunder of propeller planes flying a consistent stream of experience searchers into the humble community, known as the portal to Mount Everest.
During the pinnacle spring visitor season, countless trekkers and mountain dwellers show up to test themselves on the well known trek to Everest base camp, and maybe proceed to ascend the world’s most noteworthy pinnacle. In any case, nowadays everything hushes up in Lukla.
The choice by the Nepal government a week ago to drop all trekking and climbing licenses and end on-appearance visas for guests even with the coronavirus pandemic has carried the progression of visitors to a sudden stop.
“Things are looking terrible. We used to find a workable pace flights a day in the pinnacle season and twice the same number of helicopters. Presently we are barely getting 10 to 12 planes,” said air terminal boss Emanath Adhikari.
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