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  • 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,...

    Number of tourist increased in Annapurna trail

    Number of tourist increased in the off season for Annapurna trail trekking this year. Previously in off-season only few tourists arrive for trekking. The increase of tourist in the area is due to warmer weather. Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) informed more than thousand tourists arrived through Lamjung. September, November and February is taken as good time to trek in Annapurna circuit. Increase in domestic tourist also helped in the increase of the tourist in the area. Lamjung is taken...

    Altitude sickness kills trekking guide at Everest region

    A trekking guide died of altitude sickness at Solukhumbu on Tuesday night. Samir Natshering Rai, 20, of Sotang-8 Solukhumbu suffer from altitude sickness while returning from Everest Base Camp informed Eastern Region Police Office. Rai breathed his last while undergoing treatment at Namche-based hospital.

    Mountaineer Sanjay Pandit honoured

    Mountaineer Sanjay Pandit was honored for successfully climbing the highest peak of Antarctica Mt. Vinson, and Mt Rossman by IMS Group on Tuesday at program held at Durbarmarg. Pandit has climbed 11 highest mountains of the world including Mt. Manaslu. Pandit has reached Australian mountain, Mt Kosciuszko, and African mountain, Mt Kalimanjaro, backward becoming the first nepali to climb mountain backward. “Sanjay was honoured for his mountaineering skills, courage and bravery, and making country well-known in the world”, says Deepak Malhotra,...

    Everest Winter Expedition 2017 update

      Spanish climber Alex Txikon has arranged to summit Mt. Everest on 14th February without oxygen which is organized by Seven Summit Treks. Climbing the summit is taken as toughest in winter because of freezing weather. Txikon has summited  Nangla Parbat in 2016 without oxygen and attempting to do the same with Everest. Txikon will become first climber to reach the summit of Mt. Everest in 2017 after the completion of expenditure. In order to reach the summit 8500m...

    Panel formed to study modality of inducting partner at NAC

    The Tourism Ministry’s plan to induct a strategic or management partner at Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has taken another slow step forward with the formation of a panel to study how this will be done. The five-member committee put together on Thursday is led by Joint Secretary Buddhi Sagar Lamichhane of the ministry. Alok Chandra Shrestha, joint secretary at the ministry’s legal division, Ganesh Bahadur Chand, deputy managing director, and Brihat Tuladhar, deputy director of NAC, are the other...

    Tourism building inauguration at Kakarbhitta

    Baniyani (Jhapa), Feb 3: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Jeevan Bahadur Shahi inaugurated a building of the Tourism Office, Kakarbhitta, on Thursday. The one and half storey tourism office building was constructed at a cost of Rs 17.13 million. Speaking on the occasion, Minister Shahi stressed on the need of promoting the culture of respect for tourists in line with our ancient wisdom of ‘Atithi Devo Bhaba’ or the guests are gods, to further boost the tourism...

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