No causality to Tourists by Sep 18th earthquake in Nepal - Himalayan Smile Treks

No causality to Tourists by Sep 18th earthquake in Nepal

The earthquake of 6.9-magnitude struck the Himalayan region including Nepal in the evening of September 18, 2011. According to government’s sources, seven people died in Nepal including two men and a child who were killed when a brick wall toppled outside the British Embassy in the capital, Kathmandu. Mostly affected areas are in eastern Nepal where many people were displaced due to collapse of the houses. However, no casualty has been reported involving foreigners. The Government sources say there is no any kind of damage taken place in the tourist areas. All transportation including airlines, public and private vehicles are running as usual. Hotels and restaurants are providing all services. Internet, electricity is in operation. All trekking areas are safe, and trekkers are enjoying their trekking in Nepal without any hindrance.