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Snowfall Forces Shutdown Of ABC Till April

Tourism Pokhara

Continous snowfall for almost a fortnight since last week of February has forced a shutdown of Annapurna Base Camp Area till the first week of April.

The hazardous snowfall brought down 4 hotels in ABC area forcing immediate rescue of tourists residing in various hotels. Annapurna Century Lodge, Hotel Snowland, Annapurna Guest House and Paradise Garden are among the 4 hotels that were brought down after heavy snow buried them, Jau Bahadur Gurung, a local hotel operator informed. Gurung also informed that the hotels operators are somehow managing to bring back tourism to ABC area by coming April.

This year saw massive snowfall throughout the nation even in March month. Snowfall hasn’t stopped yet due to which tourists are prohibited from entering ABC area. ABC area has been one one of the most popular and visited tourism site of Nepal in recent times.

Yubaraj Kunwar, Chairman of Annapurna Rural Municipality informed that the tourists are barred in area as there is no fooding and lodging provision due to snowfall. Snow upto 10 feet have piled in the way affecting any form of transportation.

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