December 01 , 2017
Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) delegation meets with Conservation Officer Mr. Kamal Jung Kunwar of Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park Office at Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation, Babarmahal, Kathmandu on December 1, 2017. The major agenda of discussion was regarding ‘Double Entrance Fee’ provision inside park and requirement of compulsory 'Local Nature Guides' while trekking inside the area.
The Officer Kunwar said that ‘the double entrance fee system and compulsivity of local guide has always been always followed. He also added that the system will help the local economy, creates an employment opportunities for the youths and also trekkers will get chance to know about local culture and place deeply because local guide have full knowledge about local places and cultures.
Mr. Nabaraj Dahal President of TAAN requested Chief Kunwar to consider about the matter that double fee being inappropriate for the trekkers. The meeting ended with the conclusion by requesting ministry and others concern division to take into account about double fees system which is creating problems for the trekkers, entrepreneurs and also finding out the proper solution.