Pokhara Lekhnath metropolis to be declared ‘no horn zone’

Pokhara, June 30: Following a ‘successful’ implementation of ‘no horn’ rule in Kathmandu, the Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City will become a next place for the same. The rule that will ban blowing horns except for emergency in the metropolitan city will come into effect from July 16. Under this rule, vehicles are not allowed to

Inflow of foreign tourists up 32pc

Nepal’s tourism industry, which took a major hit following the deadly earthquake in 2015, is witnessing signs of recovery as the number of foreigners visiting Nepal by air increased by 32 per cent in the first 11 months of 2016 as compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.   According to data from

France plans security measures to reassure Asian tourists: paper

France plans to bring in more police units and surveillance cameras to reassure Asian tourists put off by robberies and militant attacks and avoid a sharp drop in visitor numbers, daily newspaper Le Figaro said on Sunday. France is the most popular country in the world for tourists with almost 85 million visitors last year

Christine Deston: Australian Tourist

My new Nepali family: Our five days trek has been an amazing, energy-charged trip. We have been fortunate to have a great bunch of travellers who got on like one big happy family. We had no difficulties with injuries or arguments, which made for fun-filled nights as we celebrated each day with Everest Beer and

Tourist flow gradually picking up in Chitwan

The tourism industry of Chitwan, which was hit hard by last year’s earthquake and India’s economic blockade, is gradually picking up. This is reflected in tourist footfall which is in an upward trend in recent months. Some 7,842 domestic and international tourists visited Chitwan National Park – a key attraction in the district — in

Nepal Trip & Our Experience

      Diwakar Aryal,Sep, Kathmandu                            Our Trip/Trekking with the Himalayan Social Journey was an Amazing!  Christine Deston My new Nepali family: Our five days trek has been an amazing, energy-charged trip. We have been fortunate to have a great bunch of

As ISIS bombs kill dozens, Syria tries to lure tourists

A new promotional video released by Syria’s tourism office, touting packed beaches on the war-ravaged country’s the Mediterranean coastline, has been widely mocked for ignoring the ongoing bloodshed. At least 40 people were killed Monday as six explosions hit the government controlled cities of Tartus and Homs, the Kurdish-held city of Hasaka and the countryside

“Great tourist hub ”-Tourist

Most happening tourist hub of kathmandu. Bars, foreigners, restaruants, spa, hotels, pub, clubs. You name it you get it. I stayed in thamel for a week and everyday was a happening day for me. Made lot of friends from the US. If you are looking for peace this is not the place. But if you

Tourist arrivals jump 13pc in first half of ’16

Tourist arrivals to Nepal jumped 12.77 percent in the first six months of 2016, showing incipient signs that the tourism industry is stirring back to normal after suffering a series of disasters last year. According to Department of Immigration statistics, Nepal received 313,512 tourists in the first half this year, against 277,992 in the same

Tourism expands linkages network

The Tourism Linkages Network has expanded its mandate to facilitate connections with other key sectors. Head of the Tourism Linkages Network, Carolyn McDonald-Riley, informed that sports and entertainment, shopping, knowledge, health and wellness, and gastronomy were recently added to the areas of focus. “It is about using food as a greater attraction; focusing on our

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