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

Taiwan tourist bus fire kills all 26 on board

Twenty-four tourists from China killed, plus Taiwanese driver and tour guide after bus caught fire on busy road A tour bus carrying visitors from China has caught fire on a busy highway near Taiwan’s capital, killing all 26 people on board, officials said, in the deadliest incident involving Chinese tourism to the island. The accident

Tourist: Scoodly from UK

The road between KTM and Pokhara, the Prithvi Highway is relatively safe for Nepal. Thousands of people travel between the two cities safely each day. This is not say accidents do not happen because they do and they are more common than in many more developed countries. This is due to the nature of the

Another death on Mt Everest, Australian lecturer dies near Camp IV

Mt Everest witnessed another casualty after an Australian woman climber died near the Camp IV on Nepal side on Saturday, officials confirmed. Dr Maria Elizabeth Strydom lost her life after she suffered from snow blindness followed by stroke, according to Shiva Bahadur Sapkota, a liaison officer deputed by the Department of Tourism at the Everest base

Tourist: LuizDutra Neto from Brazil

“Only partially damaged by April 25, 2015 earthquake!” While visiting the “Royal City of Bhaktapur” and its awesome “Durbar Square”, the “55 Window Palace” (the former 18th century royal palace) will immediately catch your attention! With beautiful 55 wood carved windows and 55 different peacocks carved in each one them, it certainly endorses Nepal’s mastership

Tourist: Meera M from India

“enjoyed the trek to the temple from nagarkot” we walked from telkot to changu narayan after taking a cab to telkot from nagarkot. the trek was very enjoyable -a flat walk mostly in lovely greenery and perfect weather.. and local houses interspersed on the way!.

Tourist:Moleskin from Maryland

My friends and I booked the Jomosom Muktinath trek in December 2015 through Earthbound Expeditions. The trek itself was the most wonderful I have done to date. Walking through mountain scenery and seeing village life in the foothills of the Annapurna region was the highlight of the trek. I recommend it to anyone. The trek

Tourist:Rob S from Columbus, Georgia

It takes about 30-40 minutes to get up the mountain, a winding, mostly dirt road all of the way. And, of course, you leave about 5:15a for the view. Once up at the top, you’ll enjoy a specular sunrise. Spend the extra 100 rupees and go to the top viewing platform. Plus, you can enjoy

Chitwan expos aim to boost tourism, economy

January, Trade fairs and expositions, which had been halted after the April 25 earthquake and subsequent Tarai unrest and Indian embargo, are back in Chitwan. Various organisations have taken initiatives to organise such events to boost tourism and economic activity. Two such events have already taken place, while three more are in the pipeline. Regional

Tourist: Jasejc

The town of Pokhara borders this vast lake on one side with hill side forests cascading down on the other. The views when rowing on the lake with the Himalayas rising behind the town of Pokhara are just magical (subject of course to there being no low cloud!). If you go don’t miss out on