Maoist ceasefire welcomed
The travel and tourism industry with the ceasefire announcement has
expressed their happiness and wished for
long-lasting peace in the country.
Maoists in Nepal declare ceasefire
The Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) has declared ceasefire quoting they
respect people's aspiration for peace
The troubles in
Nepal must be put in perspective.
Trekking sensibly in Nepal is still much
safer, the incidence of theft-robbery in
Nepal is still far, far lower than other
countries. Nepal has been and will be in
the headlines but very few incidents
actually have any impact on you as a
trekker-tourist, although there are the
occasional delays caused by transport
The Maoist leadership has regularly
publicly announced that tourists are
welcome to visit Nepal. And it is fact
that not even a single foreigner /
trekker is kidnapped or killed by
Maoists in Nepal.
Don't let the headlines put you off but
please do discuss with us. Traditionally
there is a ceasefire over the main Dasain (Nepal's "Christmas") holidays to
Tihar, ie mid-October to mid-November.
travel/trekking agencies while you
finalize your schedule.