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  • 5 things to know before going on the Manaslu Circuit Trek

    Tourism in Nepal is flourishing as the country saw a million tourists for the first time last year. Most of the million came here to see mountains and trek around the mountain region. But, over the year, more and more domestic tourists are heading out to explore the less travelled trails of Nepal like the Manaslu Circuit Trek which is one of the most beautiful treks one could go on. Relatively unknown here are a few information that might come...

    Wildfire in Langtang National Park under control

    Rasuwa, May 7: The wildfire in a forest inside the Langtang National Park has come under control in the morning today. Ranger at the national park Ramesh Basnet said that the forest fire that broke out at Brabal Bhir area near Dhunche of Gosainkunda Rural Municipality has been brought under control after 22 hours of efforts. The wildfire had started from near the Trishuli River at Hakubensi. It is said the bushfire destroyed vegetation and wild animals, mostly birds,...

    Myagdi women play Naumati musical instruments, break tradition

    Myagdi, May 7: Breaking the tradition of only males playing the naumati baja (an ensemble of nine traditional musical instruments), women from Myagdi and currently residing in Pokhara, Kaski have started a new culture of women’s participation in the tradition. Naumati music is played on any special occasion such as wedding ceremony, chaurasi puja (rituals that are performed when an individual completes 80 years of age), bratabanda (the Hindu coming of age ceremony of wearing the sacred thread), and...

    5th Female Trekking Guide Training starting from May 20

    Kathmandu, May 07: The Nepal Mountain Academy is taking applications for its 5th iteration of the Female Trekking Guide Training, which allows participants to receive the Trekking Guide License from the Tourism Ministry. The training program is set to start on May 20, and will take place over a course of 5 weeks. The program will have 26 days of theoretical training and 9 days of practical field trip in a tourist region. Interested participants will have to be...

    Forest fire inside Langtang National Park

    Rasuwa, May 6 : Fire has broken out in a forest inside the Langtang National Park here. National Park’s chief conservation officer Yubraj Regmi said that the fire suddenly erupted from the bank of the Trishuli river at the Brabal Pakha area. Officers and personnel of the Nepal Army Kalijung Battalion as well as the employees of the national park are engaged in fighting the fire. It is said the difficult terrain (cliff face) and windy condition is making...

    Nepal’s first jetboat in Koshi

    Kathmandu,May6:Jetboat has been operated for the first time in Nepal in Koshi River. This has been introduced as a latest adventure in Koshi River, along the New Bridge in Chatara and Samle of Bhojpur section, reports Kantipur anchor story. The jetboat operates at a speed of 30-40 kilometres per hour and makes a round trip of five to eight times daily

    Pokhara gears up to welcome Indian PM Modi

    Pokhara, May 4: Preparations are on in full swing to welcome Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is arriving here on May 11. Tourism entrepreneurs are excited with the news about the Indian Prime Minister’s upcoming visit to the touristic town as they hope that the visit would help boost up the tourism of entire province 4. Pokhara Tourism Council Vice-Chair Bharatraj Parajuli said the upcoming visit of the prime minister of the world’s largest democracy and emerging economic...

    Budget’s emphasis on tourism development

    Pokhara, May 4: The Province Assembly meeting of the Province No. 4 held Thursday discussed the budget tabled by Minister for Economic Affairs and Planning Kiran Gurung on Wednesday for the remaining period of the fiscal year 2074/075 BS. In Thursday’s meeting, Minister Gurung said that the budget has paved the ways for the development and prosperity of the province. Minister Gurung added that the budget has given focus on development and expansion of tourism sector, development and promotion...

    Foreign tourists inviting program organizes in London

    London,May 3:Foreign tourists are invited to visit Nepal on a program organized in the UK’s capital city of Hospitality and Travel area in London. Addressing the excellent entrepreneurial award program organized by the Jakbes Media Group, Deepak Raj Joshi, Chief Executive Officer of the Nepal Tourism Board, visit and identify the tourist specialty of Nepal. Speaking at the function organized by foreign media and entrepreneurial entrepreneur and director of the tour operator at the Dochster Hotel on Monday, the...

    Modi may announce special package for Janakpur during Nepal visit

    Kathmandu,May 3:As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Province 2 capital of Janakpurdham before coming to Kathmandu during his state visit to Nepal next week, he may announce a special package for the religious city, The Kathmandu Post report filed from New Delhi informs. An anonymous official at Nepal’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been quoted in the report that the special package would help conserve Janakpur’s heritage as well as its development or link the Ramayan Circuit with...

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