Who says age is a limiting factor for adventure – a 94 year old man proves you’re never too old

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Any one who said age is a limiting factor can bite their nails as a 94 year old man attempted paragliding today (i.e. 27th September, 2013). You’re never too old to try new things in life and this man has proved it. You can find the full story in http://setopati.com/samaj/4262/. The news is in Nepali but you Read more

Lovesick Elephants and Hindu Cremation – A Trip to Remember

Thank goodness our elephant is docile. We are traveling in convoy – my friend Priscilla and I on one elephant, a young family squashed onto the back of another. Suddenly, an elephant trumpets in the distance. The family’s elephant stops and trumpets back. Then she spins in a circle. ‘She’s lovesick,’ our guide explains. ‘Her Read more

Ultralight Flights Getting Popular in Pokhara

Ultra Light Flights are getting popular among tourists and travelers in Pokhara. With the craze building up the tourism entrepreneurs are also extending and expanding their flights. These adventure flights offer a full spectrum of magnificent Pokhara valley along with mountain peaks and lakes.   The director of Pokhara ultralight company, Dr. Prabin Baniya said, Read more

Lumbini- the Birthplace of Buddha Featured in New 100 Rupee Note in Nepal

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Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB)-the Apex bank of Nepal has circulated a new banknote of Rs 100 denomination featuring Lumbini-the birthplace of Lord Buddha. The new note would be accessible from the Dashain. According to the report of NRB, “The note has a picture of the Ashoka Pillar, displaying the portrait of Mayadevi, Gautam Buddha’s mother Read more

Five-Star Hotel to be Constructed in Mugu

Rara Project Private Limited, (RPPL) has proposed to construct a  five star hotel on the western bank area of Rara Lake, Mugu. According to RPPL, “The five-star hotel development project has already started a fresh environmental impact study with the officials of RNP and the communities concerned. RPPL has already conducted two environmental impact assessment Read more

TAAN Concludes International Eco Challenge 2013

Single Track team secured the first position on the first TAAN International Eco-Challenge held in Kathmandu on Saturday. In the event, a total of 21 teams participated and among them Single Track time managed by Dhanjit Rai completed the race comprised of 6.5-kilometer of running, 14.5-kilometer cycling and 7.5-kilometer rafting in 2 hours, 43 minutes Read more

New Trekking Trail in Eastern Nepal

Highlighting the prospect of tourism new trekking route for pilgrimage, mountaineering and Himalayan viewing had been identified in the eastern region of Nepal.  Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) along with the local tourism entrepreneurs had started the survey for the construction of new route in order to promote pilgrimage sites of Eastern Nepal and attract national Read more