Quality services important for tourism sector’s development: Minister Adhikari

Kathmandu, May 31: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, has stressed on need for establishment of hotels that provide quality services and facilities for tourism sector’s development. Inaugurating the hotel ‘Nepali Ghar’ at the tourist hub of Thamel here on Wednesday, Minister Adhikari suggested the entrepreneurs to provide high – end facilities

Buddha Air to fly twice on the Kathmandu-Varanasi-Kathmandu sector weekly

Kathmandu, May 28: Buddha Air announced Sunday  to start a twice weekly service on the Kathmandu-Varanasi-Kathmandu sector on June 29. The Airlines said that the flights would operate on Monday and Friday . Varanasi, also known as Banaras or Kashi, is located in Uttar Pradesh state in India. “We have been conducting charter flights on

Photojournalist Purnima Shrestha scales world’s highest peak for first time

Kathmandu,May 19: Photojournalist Purnima Shrestha scaled the world’s highest peak Mount Everest on Saturday, becoming the first photojournalist from Nepal to stand atop, authorities confirmed. This is the first ascent of 27-year-old Shrestha to the 8,848-meter high Everest, known as Sagarmatha in Nepali language. “Purnima Shrestha reached summit on Saturday morning at 8:10 a.m. local

Hotel Park Safari starting service in chitwan

Kathamangu, May 11:  Hotel Park Safari is being operated along the side of Rapti river with good quality service. The hotel is ready at the cost of Rs. 310 million and it consists of service of 45 rooms, a swimming pool and spa service. Hotel Park Safari The hotel was established and designed by Mahesh

An Unexpected huge snowfall in Upper Mustang

Thini, Mustang, May 10: Snowfall is taking place since Wednesday evening in Upper Mustang. Snowfall began in the night followed by the heavy rainfall in the evening, with the Muktichettra, Dalome and Lomantang rural municipalities affected by it. This is the first experience for many to see snowfall during mid-May, according to the local elders.

Tourist Information Center of Sauraha reopened

KATHMANDU, Feb 05: The Tourist Information Center of Sauraha, Chitwan, which was closed for the past five years has been reopened. This center is used to gain information about the flora and fauna of Chitwan National Park. The Chief Conservation Offiicer of the national park, Mr Bed Kumar Dhakal inaugurated the center and emphasized that it

Devghat needs to be developed as site of cultural-tourism: President

Tanahu, Devghat, Feb 5 (RSS): President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that the Devghatdham should be developed into an attractive cultural-tourism site with all required infrastructure. Inaugurating the Dhandhyanchal Birat Gyan Mahayagya organised by the Galeswar Ashram here today, she said Devghat should be promoted as a centre important for all who believe in religion,

Kakarbhitta border popular among tourists

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Notable numbers of tourists are entering Nepal through the eastern border at Kakarbhitta. In the past 9 months, 370 Chinese tourists entered Nepal through Kakarbhitta. American and European tourists also have been entering Nepal through this border point. Krishna Sigdel, information officer at the Kakarbhitta Immigration Office, said that from mid-April to

Mustang attracting large crowds

MUSTANG, Jan 26: The number of foreign tourists visiting Mustang has increased by 34.49 per cent in 2017. The Jomsom Area Office of the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) reported that a total of 52,475 tourists visited Mustang in 2017. 4,115 tourists from the total number visited upper Mustang, said Office Chief, Tulasi Dahal. A

Go East

Mt Kangchenjunga, the third highest mountai in the world, is not really a peak, it is like a mountain range. The astounding thing is that most of its 25-km jagged ridgeline is above 8,000m, spanning the Nepal-Sikkim border. The traverse of this great knife-edge is regarded as the most challenging unclimbed mountaineering feat left. The