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  • Trekking route for people with disabilities comes into operation

    Kathmandu,April 1: A trekking route developed, targeting the people with disabilities at Annapurna Rural Municipality- 1 in Kaski has come into operation. The route developed with the financial assistance of Nepal Tourism Board and people’s voluntary labour stretches to 1.3 kilometers. Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, inaugurated it amidst a programme here Saturday. People with disabilities have different types of talents and will power and activeness would help them explore such potentialities. On the occasion,...

    Domestic and foreign tourists clean up Sauraha

    Ratnanagar, March 28 : Local conservationists were joined by domestic as well as foreign tourists to clean up the protected zone in and around Sauraha of Ratnanagar, Chitwan. Solid waste in the Dhungrekhola area, which falls under the buffer zone of Chitwan National Park, was cleaned up on Tuesday. Tourists from various districts in Nepal as well from Germany, England, France and the US join the noble act. Stating that waste management was essential to maintain the nature and...

    TIA adding four parking ways within 1.5 years

    Kathmandu, March 27: Tribhuvan International Airport will be adding four new parking ways capable of holding large aircraft within the next 1.5 years. The construction work for the parking ways have is also gathering momentum. The lack of parking space in the only international airport of the country has been causing serious problem of airplanes holding on air for long periods of time. Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, Sanjiv Gautam, said that the parking problem...

    Cambodian delegation visits Kapilvastu

    Jeetpur, Kapilvastu, March 26: Visiting delegation from Cambodia Sunday visited the ancient Kapilvastu Palace. The delegation headed by the Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister observed Lumbini, the birth place of Gautam Buddha, Kapilvastu, the Tilaurakot Palace and its west and east entrances. On the occasion, Madhav Prasad Acharya of Lumbini Development Trust apprised the Cambodian team about the existence of human civilization in historic Kapilvastu before the Buddhist era. The excavations conducted in the Tilaurakot Durabar area present the evidence...

    GAMCA starts in Kathmandu to promote adventure tourism in Nepal

    Kathmandu,March 23: The Global Adventure and Mountaineering Conference and Expo (GAMCA) 2018 has started in Kathmandu on March 23. The conference was organized jointly by the Nepal Tourism Board and House of Rajkarnikar to promote adventure tourism in Nepal.   CEO of the Tourism Board inaugurated the conference, expressing his belief that the conference will help in attracting more tourists to Nepal. He said that the conference will help establish Nepal as a chief location for adventure tourism around the...

    Malaysian Delegation In Town To Pitch For Ringroad Monorail

    Kathmandu,March 23:A Malaysian delegation has arrived in Kathmandu to hold talks with Nepali officials on the possibility of building a monorail system on Kathmandu’s Ringroad. The pare says that the Malaysian rail company has already established Kathmandu Monorail Pvt Ltd. The delegation is to meet officials of the Investment Board of Nepal on Friday. The paper says that the 28 km long track is estimated to cost around Rs 80 billion.

    Rara Karnali tourism year from Baisakh 1st

    Kathmandu, March 23: Rara Karnali Tourism Year is being observed from coming Baisakh 1st of the year 2075 in the lunar calendar. The tourism year is being observed in order to highlight the history, culture, civilization and natural beauty of Karnali with a target to bring in 500,000 tourists in the 12 months of the year, said publicity coordinator Dal Rawal at a press meet organised by the Karnali provincial government here today. The tourists arrival so far is...

    Black-topping of Rajbiraj Airport gaining momentum

    Kathmandu,March 22: Black-topping of Rajbiraj Airport is gaining momentum after the government gave the final deadline of next month to the contractor for completing the project. Contractors Kancha Ram Construction and Rautahat Construction had started black-topping of the airport on November 2016 and with the target to complete it by December 2017. They had been unable to meet the deadline due to various reasons and the government had extended the deadline by four months.Site in-charge Suk Bahadur Tamang said...

    Tara Air to start Pokhara-Balewa flight from March 23

    Phalebas, Parbat, March 19 A Tara Airlines plane has landed at Balewa Airport in Baglung for the first time in 16 years. The private airline conducted its test flight from Pokhara using a Twin Otter (9NKL). Tara is preparing to operate regular flights from Pokhara to Balewa from coming March 23. The company said today’s test flight was successful. Pilot Santosh Shah, co-pilot Prabhat Ghimire, and flight attendant Sirjana Humagain landed at the Balewa Airport, which was closed in 2002 after...

    Himalaya Airlines growing in presence in Nepali aviation

    Kathmandu,March 12: Himalaya Airlines has shown a strong presence in Nepali aviation field in its third year of establishment with increasing share of air passengers. Its share of total passengers has increased this year from 12% to 15%. The domestic airline flies to destinations such as Doha, Dubai, and Malaysia. Nepal Airlines, which carried the highest number of passengers in 2016, has dropped to second place in 2017. NAC had added two Airbus-320 models in 2015 and went on...

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