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  • New route to enter Bardiya National Park opens

    Nepalgunj, October 2 Tourists are now allowed to enter Bardiya National Park from Chepang area of Basgadhi municipality-1 in Bardiya district. A route has been opened for the entry of tourists from Chepang area along Kohalpur-Surkhet road section.Mayor of Basgadhi municipality, Shalikram Adhikari, said that number of domestic and foreign tourists visiting Bardiya National Park would increase after the opening of the new route to visit the National Park. Earlier, Thakurdwara of Bardiya was only the entry to the...

    Thai Food festival begins in Kathmandu

    Kathmandu,Oct 01:, Fairfield by Marriott Kathmandu in association Royal Thai Embassy and Tourism Authority of Thailand had successfully organized opening ceremony of Thai Food Festival on 30th September. This festival will be conducted till 9th October, at hotel premises. This food festival is the promotion of the Thai cuisine and gourmet dining experience. Thai specialty Chef Kroongtana Nimnu exclusive from Thailand joined this event. Varieties of foods cooked in Thai style like rice, pasta, sea foods, soup, meat and sweets was...

    NARA to organize 17th Himalayan White Water Challenge 2018

    Kathmandu, Sep 30: 17th Himalayan White Water Challenge 2018 is being organized by Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies at MARSYANGDI RIVER from 24th – 26th November. Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies (NARA) has been organizing the Himalayan White Water Challenge (HWWC) since 2002 in different rivers of Nepal, main goal of this international event is promoting adventurous white water rafting tourism in domestic and international sectors through the mighty competition among the Nepalese and International Rafting Athletes. The ongoing event is...

    Hunting season begins in Dhorpatan Reserve

    Balewa, September 28 The hunting season has begun at the Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve, the main wildlife hunting hub of Nepal. A total of 10 Himalayan blue sheep (naur) and six Himalayan tahr (jharal) will be hunted during September -November. Four companies have been permitted to conduct hunts. But only three have inked deals with the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation to allow the 10 hunters into the reserve, said Ananath Baral, chief of the Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve...

    Hyatt Regency won world travel awards for five times

    Kathmandu, Sep 28: The World Travel Award’s has chosen Hyatt Regency Kathmandu as Nepal’s Leading hotel in 2018. Previously, Hyatt Regency was honored with this award in 2017, 2016, 2011, 2009 and 2008. World Travel Awards is one of the most precious and recognized awards program in the global travel and tourism industry.WTA was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Each year, WTA covers the globe with a series...

    Rafting in reopens after decrease in water flow in the river

    Kathmandu, Sep 27: Rafting season arrives in Kaligandaki after the end of rainy season and decrease in water flow in the river. Rafting was close in the river due to the high flow of water since June but now the numbers of tourists are gradually increasing. According to the operator of Swisa Rafting And Trekking Tourism company, Dev Regmi, the number of tourists increases every year and due to the long route, safe place and low flow of water...

    Effort to revive greenery in Kathmandu

    When Kathmandu hosted the fourth BIMSTEC Summit last month, empty spaces of the city turned into gardens. But the places got their original form back after a week. This, however, is not a concern for normal Kathmanduites. But, for artist Milan Rai, the withering of plants after the conclusion of such events is a matter of dismay. “When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Kathmandu in May this year, I posted a live video on my Facebook from Tinkune,...

    Newari architecture in Kathmandu: ‘Old and weak’ buildings are also part of heritage

    Kathmandu,Sept 11: Newars, who reportedly came to Kathmandu Valley in the thirteenth century, are considered the ‘original inhabitants’ of the capital city. Kathmandu’s cultural identity mostly constitutes various dimensions of Newari tradition. What stands out among these aspects of their culture is architecture. Until a few decades, most houses in core city areas of Kathmandu Valley had a unique architecture. But, such houses are gradually disappearing. Following the 2015 earthquake, the disappearance has become quicker–apparently because the houses have...

    More than 1,000 Chinese nationals working in Nepal

    File: Chinese tourists in Nepal Kathmandu,Sept 10: Annapurna Post reports in a three column story that 1,021 Chinese nationals are working in Nepal currently. The number is the highest among foreign nationals working in Nepal. There are total 1,556 foreigners from 56 countries working in Nepal. Following China on the list are United Kingdom, United States, India and Pakistan.

    Unskilled handling of magic realism results in misery:Ramkahani movie

    Kathmandu,Sept 09: Producers of the new release Ramkahani have a unique selling proposition—their flick belongs to the rarely explored ‘horror’ genre. USPs may help companies popularise their products and beat their competitors, but they can never guarantee success. So happens with the movie. At the start, the movie is quite appealing as it presents the serious problem of inhumane treatment that Nepali migrant workers are subjected to in the Arab world. It then gradually takes the shape of a...

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