RASUWA: Rasuwa-based hotels have started keeping records of tourists visiting various destinations including Langtang National Park and Gosainkunda Lake.

“The move aims to provide security to tourists visiting the district. Information on where a tourist is headed, and which route he or she takes will be documented,” said Chief of the District Police Office Sharat Kumar Thapa Chhetri.

This will help launch an immediate rescue in case of a tourist being stranded, he added.

Likewise, tourists are required to provide their passport numbers and origin country at the hotels they stay, and submit the details to the police in need.

A total of 2,637 tourists visited the district in the past three months in the first season, while the second season witnessed more than 1,000 tourists making it to various mountainous areas of the district, informed the officials at Langtang National Park.