Nepal Earthquake: Tremors felt, but all trekkers are safe

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Nepal Earthquake: Tremors felt, but all trekkers are safe

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By Latika Payak


Today afternoon we heard the news about tremors in the northern part of the country. The epicentre for this earthquake lay in Nepal.

Our teams immediately got into action to ensure all trekkers are safe. Updates started pouring in from the mountains confirming the status.

To get an insight, watch this video where Indiahikes Team Members from the mountains are relaying the latest updates.

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The Sandakphu-Phalut trek is closest to this region as it skirts the border of India and Nepal. And slope manager Sanket Shitole updated, "We have not felt the tremors at the base camp. On hearing the news, we coordinated with all our teams on the trek to ensure everyone is safe. All teams have updated that treks are going well. All trekkers and our staff are safe."

Our teams are on alert and prepared to handle any kind of emergency that may arise. Stay tuned to this space for more updates.

Latika Payak

Senior Content Writer

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Latika is a Senior Content Writer who started trekking after joining Indiahikes. She has trekked to Roopkund, Hampta Pass, Kedarkantha, Dayara Bugyal, Tarsar Marsar, and Har Ki Dun.
Before joining Indiahikes in 2014, she was a lifestyle journalist with print and online media.
Latika is always hunting for great stories hidden in the folds of the mountains. Horror stories from ancient routes and villages of the Himalayas are her favourite. If you have an interesting story from your trek, share it with her on