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Kathmandu Pokhara Tourist Bus Price
Kathmandu Pokhara Tourist Bus Price How much is a bus ticket to Pokhara from Kathmandu?     SN Bus Type Price (NRs.) 1 more...
Fuel emergency hamstrings tourism in Nepal
As the Himalayan nation recovers from a devastating quake, tourism has been hit by another crisis: fuel shortages. Pokhara, Nepal - Nepal's vital tourism sector is facing a double whammy amid acute fuel shortages that have quashed hopes more...
Indra Jatra 2015 celebrated even after the massive earthquake in Nepal
Nepal is still in pain as it tries to heal the wounds after the devastating earthquake. Amidst the aftershocks, there are old houses which are standing with support in the aisle of Kathmandu. Indra Jatra is a festival which is celebrated by more...
Nepal Cultural heritage sites to open for tourists from June 15
The government is opening some cultural heritages sites in Kathmandu Valley for tourists from June 15. The government had barred entry of tourists in these sites following the earthquake of April 25. The meeting of Tourism Recovery Co more...
Nepal earthquake epicentre area devastated
Up to 90 percent of homes destroyed in areas near the quake's epicentre northeast of Kathmandu. Towns and villages near the epicentre of Saturday's earthquake that claimed at least 6,200 lives in Nepal have suffered "almost total de more...
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TAAN rescues 77 from Manang Nepal
A rescue team of Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) rescued 77 trekkers from different parts of Manang district on Thursday. Of the trekkers rescued on Thursday, 17 were Israelis, 29 Nepalis (support staff), 5 Indonesia more...
Nepal Annapurna 407 rescued, 29 bodies recovered so far
A total of 407 (181 Nepalis and 226 foreigners) have been rescued so far, according to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation. Issuing a press statement on Sunday, the ministry said 32 bodies (of 15 Nepalis and 17 foriegners) h more...
Nepal Annapurna Trekking disaster toll reaches 29
Snowstorms and avalanches have killed 29 trekkers on a popular hiking route in the Himalayas, Nepali officials say. After a fourth day of searches, 384 people have been rescued from the Annapurna trail, 216 of them foreigners, in the cou more...
Paragliding to start soon in the Kathmandu valley Nepal
Recreational paragliding is officially scheduled to start in the Kathmandu Valley after end of Bada Dashain, the jumps being operated jointly by South Korea's ParaLove Company and the Kathmandu-based Paragliding and Hand-gliding Company. more...
Nepal Every 6 tourists create one job
Every six tourists create one job in Nepal and the tourism industry provides poor communities better access to revenues generated by the tourism market, said the Tourism Employment Survey 2014 unveiled by the Tourism Ministry on Thursday. T more...
Nepal raises sherpa insurance payouts
Nepal has raised life insurance payouts for sherpa guides by 50 per cent, more than three months after the deadliest accident in Mount Everest's history sparked protests and led to a shutdown of the peak. The April 18 avalanche left 16 l more...
TAAN hikes daily wage of trekking workers Nepal
The Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) and representatives of four unions of trekking workers -- All Nepal Revolutionary Tourism Workers Union (ANRTWU); Union of Nepal Travel, Trekking, Rafting and Airlines Workers; Nepal more...
New Rules for Trekking in Nepal - Local guides now mandatory
Ever since the April 18 Everest tragedy, when 16 Sherpas died in an avalanche, the Nepal Tourism Board has been grappling with how to make extreme tourism safer within the country. After months of active discontent from local entrepreneu more...
Nepal's Sherpas drift away from mountaineering
Cheddar Sherpa has scaled Mount Everest seven times while guiding Western climbers to the top of the world. He has narrowly escaped three avalanches and seen a dozen of his friends perish on the icy Himalayan slopes. But an avalanche in more...
Paragliding with vultures in Nepal
From hot air balloon to hang-gliding operators, plenty of airborne adventure outfits promise to let you "soar with the birds." Few, however, deliver on the claim quite as literally or dramatically as Nepal's Parahawking Project more...
Everest Day celebrated with huge success
Everest Day has been celebrated in Western Springs Garden Community Hall in presence of Everest Summiteers Mr Peter Hillary, Mike Allsop and Peter Cammell in New Zealand. According to a statement, members of parliament Phil Goeff and Kam more...
Chinese firm to develop Nepal's second international airport
The Nepal government Thursday signed an agreement with a Chinese company for developing the second international airport in the Himalayan country. Ratish Chandra Lal Suman, chief of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), the aviation more...
Nepal opens peaks named after Hillary, Tenzing to foreign climbers
Nepal has named two Himalayan peaks near Mount Everest after Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay and opened them to foreigners for climbing, a month after a deadly avalanche killed 16 sherpa guides. The conquest of Everest by Ne more...
Nepal opens 104 new peaks for mountaineering
Nepal on Wednesday opened 104 virgin peaks for mountaineering, taking the total number of peaks mountaineers can climb to 414, the Tourism Ministry said. Among the new peaks opened, the Yalung Khang West is the only mountain higher t more...
Paragliding resumes in Lalitpur Nepal
The operation of paragliding halted for different reasons has now resumed in the southern skirt of the Kathmandu Valley with new management. Though the adventurous flight was first introduced at Godawari of Lalitpur in the Valley in 2007 more...
Buddha Jayanti Festival celebrated in Kathmandu, Nepal
  Buddhist monks chant religious rhymes in a program to mark the 2558th Buddha Jayanti Festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, May 14, 2014. Buddha Jayanti Festival is the most sacred festival of Buddhists and is celebrated with great enthu more...
Student dazzled by Nepal's beauty
Fifteen days in one of the most remote regions of the world has given Palmerston North student Arron Hefford an appreciation for the simple things in life. A shower, a glass of water or walking on sealed streets are all hard to come by i more...
Brazil's nat'l runner arrives to run 60 km Everest Extreme Ultra Marathon in Nepal
Brazilian national athlete Bernado Fonseca is already here for the first time to participate in the Everest Extreme Ultra Marathon that will held on May 29, 2014. The Ultra Marathon stretches 60 km from Everest Base Camp crisscrossing hi more...
Nepal Mountaineering teams call off Everest expedition
The mountaineering teams that lost their Sherpa guides in the avalanche at the Everest base camp on April 18 have decided to call off their attempt to scale the world's highest mountain this year. Sangrila Nepal Private Limited, Himalaya more...
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