LoLu-FeRa: New Trekking Frontier in Western Nepal

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  Two trails, Lo Manthang – Lumbini (LoLu) and Fewa Lake – Rara Lake (FeRa), are new additions to the trekking routes in Nepal, especially to be promoted as cultural heritage trails. These particular trekking routes are developed targeting Hindu and Buddhist travelers who come to Nepal as pilgrims. Travelers and trekkers alike are constantly Read more

Buddha Jayanti: Remembering The Light of Asia

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Buddha Jayanti is celebrated on the day of full moon in the month of Baishakh (April-May) according to lunar calendar. This particular day has a great significance as it is not only the day Buddha was born but it also happens to be the day he was able to attain enlightenment and nirvana. Buddha Jayanti Read more

Know what to shop and where to shop in Nepal

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Nepal is a good place to shop for fine handicrafts including intricate jewelry, traditional hand-woven fabrics, carpets, metal and woodwork items, and of course, the ubiquitous range of quirky kitschy touristy souvenirs peddled at the roadside in tourist destinations the world over.  As trekking is a prime activity, at most of the tourist enclaves you 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

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

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

The World’s Most Expensive Holiday

A British web company, VeryFirstTo.com, has begun marketing world’s most expensive luxury trip on two-year itinerary at the cost of 1 million per couple. This Globe-trotting adventure takes to 962 UNESCO world heritage sites including Egypt’s pyramids, Peru’s Machu Picchu, India’s Taj Mahal and Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley, Sagarmatha National Park, Chitwan National Park and Lumbini-the Read more

Nepal Is

 A paradox of cold mountains and warm hearts:  Climbers from all over the world will find a world of their own in Nepal. You will begin and end your journey right here- from the beginner’s heights to the last destination, the highest peak on Earth, Mt. Everest. The Nepalese folks are famed to be humble, Read more