Kathmandu gets the 5th position in the Lonely Planet’s list

Kathmandu, Oct 24: Kathmandu grabbed the 5th position in the Lonely Planet’s list of top ‘ten cities primed to capture travelers’ imagination’ in 2019. In its latest announcement, the world’s leading tourism guide featured Kathmandu in the list of its top five cities, globally. While Copenhagen and Denmark topped the list at first and second positions, Shēnzhèn of China, Novi Sad of Serbia and Miami of Florida stood next followed by Kathmandu. Surprisingly, Kathmandu stood above renowned cities such as...

Nepal, Thailand reviving aviation deal

Kathmandu,Oct 23: Nepal and Thailand had signed an agreement on cooperation in aviation services in 1971. The agreement was ineffective of late for the want of timely revision. Now, the two countries are planning to revive the agreement after 47 years, reports Karobar in a three column story. The two countries are scheduled to hold a meeting in the first week of November to finalise the deal, according to the report.

Simrik Air added third Airbus AS 350 B3e helicopters

Kathmandu, Oct 23: Simrik Air has added  two new Airbus AS 350 B3e helicopters to fulfill a sustained rise in its demand over the last couple of years. While the first one, with call sign 9N AKD, landed at Tribhuvan International Airport(TIA) on 19 October, the second one is scheduled to arrive by February 2019. Powered by a single Turbomeca Arriel 2D turbine engine, the AS 350 B3e (H-125) offers increased reliability, decreased maintenance cost, and high versatility for a...

Turkish Airlines to restarts Ankara-Rome flights after 60 years

Kathmandu, Oct 23: Turkey’s national flag carrier will resume its two-way Ankara-Rome direct flights in 2019.  Turkish Airlines, that launched its first service in Italy in 1959 with its inaugural Ankara-Rome flight, now re-launches its operation between the two countries’ capitals after a 60 years break. Ankara-Rome flights, of which tickets are now available on Turkish Airlines’ sales offices and online sales channels, are planned to be operated 2 times a week as Mondays and Thursdays in both directions as...

Season of visiting Mansarovar- Kailash comes to an end

Kathmandu, Oct 16: The season for Kailash –Mansarover pilgrimage located in China is over for this year . The  most comfortable pilgrimage journey Mansoorwar to Kailash, especially the Indian people, have  traveled through this route . After a passenger flight from Nepalgunj and Surkhet , Simikot also conducts flights to autonomous region of China from where the pilgrimage begins . Pilgrimage starts from Baisakh every year and thousands of  Indian pilgrims visit . The airline, the local hotel, Travel...

Tourist increases to visit Rara Lake

Kathmandu, Oct 15: The number of domestic tourists in Rara, Mugu has increased during Dashain. During the vacation, domestic tourists visit Rara to celebrate the festival and enjoy the beauty of the place. Last year, 3 families went to Rara to receive Tika whereas this year the number has increased to 7 families. Manager of Heritage Hotel, Raju Karki said that there was the booking of 12 families but only 7 families have confirmed. “People usually have misconception about...

Tourist arrival increases in Bandipur

Tanahu, Oct 14: Tourist arrival has increased in Bandipur which is one of the most popular tourist destinations of Damaili- Tanahu. With the arrival of winter season the number of domestic as well as foreign noutists has increased in Bandipur. According to the Chairman of Bandipur Tourism Development Committee, Bais Gurung, the tourist arrival has increased in the first week of October. Currently, tourist arrival in Bandipur has reached to more than 200 tourists per day. “The number of...

Poonhill to observe the mesmerizing view of the Himalayas

Myagdi, Oct 14: Poonhill is situated 3290 m above the sea level in Annapurna District of Nepal and is becoming one of the preferred destinations by tourists. Tourists have been coming to Poonhill to observe the mesmerizing view of the Himalayas. Around 400- 600 tourist visits this place every day and most of the tourists who arrive there through Ghodepani are international tourists. The tourists arriving in Poonhill can experience wildlife’s as well as the series of Himalayas with...

NAC meets its target

Kathmandu, Oct 12: Nepal Airlines has been able to meet target of operating its 5 plane before Dashain. They have been able to meet their target by operating Twin otter ABT flight which was under maintenance since long period of time. According to the Spokesperson of the NAC, Ashok Sigdel, after the maintenance the flight was brought outside by carrying a test flight within the sky of Kathmandu premises. The plane was grounded for 2 month and after the operation of...

Airport to be constructed in Upper Mustang

Mustang, Oct 12: An Airport is going to be established in the Upper Mustang of Nepal. This airport is going to be the second highest altitude airport of Nepal which is going to be constructed 3,600m above the sea level. This airport will be 143m less than Nepal’s highest altitude airport, Syangboche. Syangboche airport is situated 7,148m above from sea level. The airport is going to be constructed in Damodar Lunda Village Municipality, Charang. This airport will be nearer...

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