Tourism in Nepal

The mystical Himalayan kingdom of Nepal has something unique and extraordinary to offer to its visitors. Each year thousands of visitors visit Nepal where some sightseers come here to trek in the amphitheater of frozen Himalayan peaks while other adrenaline junkies come to endeavor adventure sports. In addition some tourists come here for spiritual bliss Read more

Best Hiking Trails in the World

The nature’s most magnificent creation, the majestic Himalayas of Nepal, has been listed by, in its category of the best hiking trails in the world. The Himalayas of Nepal are young yet amongst the highest, the call of the wild is cold yet tempting and the landscape harsh yet seducing. The trekking route is Read more

International Eco-Challenge 2013

Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) is organizing International Eco-Challenge 2013 which includes event comprising running, cycling and rafting, on Saturday, 17 August, 2013. The challenge has a minimum requirement of 18 years old  and by paying a registration fee of Rs 2,500 (for local team) and US$ 100 (for foreign team) anyone can participate. Read more

Nepal Tourism Prmotional Tour on West India

With an objective of attracting more tourists from West India, Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), along with Nepal Association of Tour & Travel Agents (NATTA) Regional Association, Pokhara organized Promotional Tour in the prominent Indian cities of Mumbai and Goa. The Nepalese travel trade delegation at the road show comprised of a contingent of about 35 Read more

Forbes Lists Mount Everest in the World’s Prettiest Places

Mount Everest has been listed by the Forbes magazine, in its category of the world’s prettiest places. Describing the beauty and magnificence of Mount Everest, the travel planner at Geographic Expeditions said, “Mt. Everest, the highest mountain in the earth and perhaps nature’s most magnificent creation, is certainly the raison d’etre (reason or justification for Read more

Riding for a Cause ‘No Child Born to Die’

With a slogan of “No Child Born to Die,” Kathmandu Kora is organizing Cycling Challenge 2013 and welcoming riders from all over the world to ride a personal challenge of 50 kilometers around Kathmandu Valley on 20th July. Kora does not only mean the clockwise ritual circumambulation of temples or deity images, it also means Read more

Grand Yartung Festival Celebrated in Manang

KATHMANDU, 18 July: People in different villages in Manang district celebrated a colorful and exhilarating festival called Grand Yartung to mark the return of the horses and the livestock’s from the Leks (High pastures in the mountains). The Yartung is believed to be the oldest festivals in the Himalayas, demonstrating the strength of the horses Read more

Remains of Pre-Ashokan Shrines Unearthed in Lumbini

Kathmandu, 09 July: New excavations have unearthed  ruins of a thriving village with a shrine in Lumbini- the birth place of Lord Buddha, dating back more than 1,000 years before Emperor Ashoka. The secretary at the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Sushil Ghimire, said, “We have now very robust proof that Lumbini’s history extends far Read more