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  • Sanjay from the highest peak of the world Mt Everest To Antarctica’s Highest Peak

    Sanjay Pandit(28) mountaineer, who have climbed Mt Kilimanjaro and Mt Kosciuszko backward walking foot making the record in Nepal has already climbed 11 mountains in the world. In his childhood in Pyuthan, his father had made compulsion of running despite any weather condition. He used to complete the run only for the sake of completing. After he arrived at Kathmandu for his further studies, he was inspired to be an athlete after seeing the honor program organized at Dasarath...

    Maiden mountain flight from Biratnagar

    Feb 24, 2017: A maiden mountain flight from Biratnagar is taking place on Saturday as part of the ongoing Birat Expo. The Birat Expo Organizing Committee and tourism entrepreneurs in Biratnagar will be launching multiple mountain flights on Yeti Airlines aircraft. The mountain flight will hover close to Mt Everest, Mt Makalu, Mt Kanghenjunga and Mt Gaurishankar among other mountains, Biratnagar Travels Association Chairman, Bhabish Kumar Shrestha said. Yeti Airlines’ 29 – seat aircraft will accommodate 22 passengers at...

    Authorities set to ramp up tourism promotional plan in Chuliban

    Feb 24: The Dhankuta municipality will be spending an annual five million rupees for promoting tourism at the Chuliban Deurali Danda. The Deurali hill is located one kilometers from Dhankuta headquarters in ward no 7. The location has been a major spot for construction works for the past five years. Dhankuta Municipality’s CEO, Tirtha Dhital, said the tourism master plan will be given continuity this year as well. Dhital added that the municipality last year failed to implement a...

    Good service available for expedition in Nepal: Zhang Wei

      Zhang Wei, chairperson of 14 Peaks Expedition, has organized most of expeditions organized in Nepal helping to develop the mountain tourism. The Himalayan News talked with him about his career as expedition leader and experiences in his career. How long have you been in this field? I have been climbing mountains for 12 years and I have been a climb leader for about 7 years. What helped you to develop interest in this field? The beauty of snowcapped...

    Alex decided to continue Everest expedition

    Feb 17, 2017: Spanish climber Alex Txikon has decided to reach the summit continuing the Everest Winter expedition 2017 starting this week. The organizer, Seven Summit Treks stated, Even though his previous attempt to reach the summit failed, he is rebuilding his courage to climb and reach the summit. His attempt to reach the summit was blown by the extremely bad weather condition. The wind had been blowing at 60km/hr speed resulting to leave for their safety. The team had...

    Fourth master plan of Pashupati area to be formulated

    Feb 17, 2017: To develop Pashupati area as tourism and religious site, fourth master plan is to be introduced. At a programme organised on Thursday, it was shared that the fourth master plan is going to be formulated to draw a conclusion regarding what types of physical infrastructures should be developed in the open spaces in the areas. On the occasion, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation and Chairman of Pashupati Area Development Trust, Jeevan Bahadur Shahi, said...

    Mini Fewa Lake awaiting for recognition

    Beni (Myagdi), Feb 16, 2017: The Daha lake in Barangja VDC of Myagdi district lacks due recognition due to insufficient publicity and physical infrastructure development. Also known as ‘mini Fewa lake’ after the widely popular Fewa lake of Pokhara, it is equally attractive and mesmerizing but has been overshadowed for lack of publicity and attention of the concerned authorities, say the locals. The lake is of both religious and touristic importance. The Baraha temple at the midst of the...

    Alex Txikon deserts plan to summit Everest

    Feb 15, 2017: Spanish mountaineer Alex Txikon abandoned the plan to climb the highest peak, Mt Everest (8848m) shattering the dream of become the 1st climber to reach the summit this year. According to Tashi Sherpa, managing director of Seven Summit, “Summiteer was unable to reach the summit due to unfavorable weather condition for the climbing.” Txikon and the team returned back from c4 on 13th of February due to bad weather with 60km per hr wind blowing, making...

    Agro tourism fair to start from 22 February in Jhapa

    Feb 14, 2017: The Eastern Development Regional Industrial, Trade, Agriculture and Tourism Fair-2073 BS, is taking place at Bhadrapur Municipality-5 in the district after six decades. The Bhadrapur Chamber of Commerce and Jhapa Chamber of Commerce and Industries are jointly organizing the fair. According to organizers, about 100 stalls would be set up in the fair aimed at promoting local products. The fair will kick off on February 22 and conclude on March 4. RSS

    Nepal tourism Board (NTB) honoured Sanjay

    Mountaineer Sanjay Pandit was honoured by NTB for successfully climbing Mt. Vinson, highest mountain in Antarctica. Chief Executive Officer, Deepak Raj Joshi, handed out cash of honour to Pandit on Thursday. He was awarded with 2 Lakh 75 Thousand cheque and certificate of honour. “He was awarded for making country well-known through out the world from his courageous mountaineering skills”, says Deepak Raj Joshi. Pandit has climbed 11 highest mountains of the world including Mt. Manaslu. Pandit summitted Australian mountain, Mt Kosciuszko,...

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