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  • A new record crowd of climbers stand atop Mt K2 in a single day

    Kathmandu,July 21: One of the most successful news for mountain climbers outbreaks from the top of second highest Mt.K2. The mountain has witnessed a new record crowd of climbers standing on its summit in a single day after at least 31 climbers successfully climbed Mt K2 (8,611 m) this morning. Expedition operators confirmed that almost climbers from Seven Summit Treks, only five from Summit Climb and two Sherpa climbers from Madison Mountaineering stood atop the mountain after a team of...

    Chinese tourists increasing to visit Nepal

    Kathmandu, July 20 (Xinhua) — Arrivals of Chinese tourists to Nepal continued to grow as the Himalayan country welcomed over 500,000 tourists as of first half of 2018, Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) said here on Wednesday. Nepal welcomed a total of 75,745 Chinese tourists from January to June, up 35.35 percent compared to the same period in 2017. The number of Chinese tourists visiting Nepal during the first half of 2017 stood at 55,960. Arrivals from Czech Republic witnessed...

    The delicate beauty of Nepal’s butterflies

    Kathmandu,July 20: The Himalayan country of Nepal has always fascinated trekkers, climbers, wildlife lovers and adrenaline junkies. However, if you’re a lepidopterist, it’s the perfect place to follow your passion. Nepal boasts of having more than 650 species of butterflies, accounting for 3.72 per cent of world’s butterfly species. Butterflies are found everywhere in Nepal – from the jungles in the southern plains to the mountains in the northern part. The hills around the Kathmandu Valley are good areas for spotting...

    Maintenance work at Mahakunung Lake

      Kathmandu, July 18: Mahakulung Village Municipality, Solukhumbu will be conducting maintenance work at Mahakunung Lake. According to the Chief of the municipality, the lake is to be maintained to increase the staying period of the internal as well as foreign tourists. Currently, 47 KW of electricity is produced from the lake which is used in 450 houses in Cheskam. Likewise, the lake will also play a great role in promoting Merapik, Pachpokhari, Kenpa and Namche trekking route which...

    Minister of Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation decided to develop Devghat region as an important site

    Kathmandu, July 18: Rabindra Prasad Adhikari, Minister of Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, has decided to develop Devghat region as an important site for religious tourism. Devghat Conservation Committee has organized a program “Bolo Om Festival” to promote Devghat as a religious site and to show its importance. Minister Adhikari has assured the Devghat Conservation Committee to help in the development of Devghat in a new way. Minister Adhikari informed that the central government is planning to...

    CNP records deaths of 26 rhinos in a year

    Kathmandu, July 17 : The last fiscal year did not produce any encouraging news to the wildlife conservationists especially those concerned about the rhinoceros and people associated with the country’s oldest Chitwan National Park (CNP), as the park lost a total of 26 rhinos to various causes in this period. According to the CNP information officer, Nurendra Aryal, 26 rhinos died from various reasons including natural disaster in the period. Four rhinos were killed in flood-related incidents with two...

    Hotels in Bhaktapur will be providing foreign tourists with free access to their toilets

      Kathmandu, July 17: Hotels in Bhaktapur will be providing foreign tourists with free access to their toilets. The Hotel Association of Bhaktapur (HAB) has organized a meeting on Friday and distributed “free toilet access” stickers to its member hotels. There are only a few tourist toilets in the heritage city of Bhaktapur. Bhaktapur Municipality has installed toilets in the Bhaktapur Durbar Square area, the Byasi Tourist Buspark, and a few tourist service centers. However, most tourists visiting the...

    Illegal Tourism Business: Barrier in development of Dang

      Kathmandu, July 17: Private sector has begun to develop the ​​Dang district. They have also begun to explore the tourist places in different areas to develop them. The tourism sector of the district is expected to develop as the private sector has been committed to identified and develop such tourist areas. Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry said that they have been looking forward to develop religious and natural heritage of the district as a tourist sector....

    Pokhara- Sauraha connecting directly by bus

    Kathmandu, July 16: Direct bus service will be operated from Pokhara to Sauraha on 17th of August, for the purpose of promoting tourism of Pokhara and Sauraha region. Keshab Prasad Adhikari, Organizer of Pokhara Jagadumba Travels PVT. LTD, that they will bring well-facilitated (VIP deluxe) bus service to Pokhara- Sauraha from July. Adhikari is planning to operate 2 buses in this initial stage to provide quality service to the tourists. There is also a minibar facility, including foods. The...

    Cable car constructing in Bandipur

    Tanahu, July 16: A cable car way is to be constructed in the historical town of Bandipur. The cable car will be available for travel from Thuldhunga to Baral chowk, spreading over 1.6 kilometers. RKB real estate and constructions limited and Tara Prasad Updhaya are jointly investing in the project that is estimated to cost around Rs. 560 million. A Detail Project Report has already been completed, along with purchasing of the land, environmental assessment and right to use the...

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