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  • 12 climbers from Seven Summit Treks successfully summit Mt.Manaslu

    Kathmandu,Sept 26: At least 12 climbers successfully stood atop the world’s eighth highest mountain this morning after rope-fixing Sherpas along with two members opened a climbing route to the summit of Mt Manaslu yesterday. Manaslu Camp II. Photo Courtesy: Lakpa Sherpa/Pioneer Adventures According to Mingma Sherpa, Managing Director at Seven Summit Treks, six foreign members and six Sherpa climbers of Arnold Coster expedition scaled the 8,163 metre-peak. The foreign climbers including Claudia Cristina Elizabeth Bento, Pedro Augusto Hauck Da Silva...

    The first team summited Mt. Manaslu in the autumn season

    Kathmandu,26 Sept: With nearly 200 foreign climbers along with their support staff preparing to scale the world’s eighth highest peak, at least six climbers including four rope-fixing Sherpas successfully stood atop Mt Manaslu (8,163 m) yesterday becoming the first team to climb the mountain in the autumn season. File: Manaslu base camp. Photo courtesy: Mingma David Sherpa Tashi Lakpa Sherpa, Director of the Seven Summit Treks, said that Gyaljen Sherpa of Solukhumbu, Mingma Tenjing Sherpa, Tenjing Chhimbi Sherpa and Temba...

    No road expansion in Annpurna area for next 30 years

    Pokhara, Sep 24: Due to the shortening of the average trekking duration of tourists after the motorways built along the trekking trial in recent years in ABC, Annapurna Rural Municipality and Tourism entrepreneurs of the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) have decided in an agreement not to stop road expansion beyond Jhinudanda in upper trekking trail for the next 30 years to preserve ABC foot trial at least for some years for now. The Annapurna Rural Municipality has also agreed...

    NMA to create profile of mountains

    Kathmandu, Sep 24: A Peak Profile is going to be created by Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) with the permission of Nepal government. In the profile detailed information about 414 mountains will be provided within the last week of December. Managing Director of the Tourism Department, Danduraj Ghimire said that the work of creating profile is almost completed and he said that the climbers will be able to get more detailed information about the peak. The Peak profile will include...

    TAAN to organize a hiking program from Kakani to Suryachaur on the occasion of World Tourism Day

    Kathmandu, Sep 22: On the occasion of World Tourism Day, Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) along other tourism associations is organizing a hiking program from Kakani to Suryachaur on September 25. TAAN has been organizing various activities to celebrate the day with the slogan provided by UNWTO. World Tourism Day 2018 is being celebrated throughout the country with the slogan “Tourism and the Digital Transformation”. The Chief Guest of the event will be Honb’l Minister of Culture, Tourism...

    Alone travelers faces risk : Tourists must take guides along with them

    Pokhara, Sept 20: It’s almost a year of that Kornelia Jhonna Van from Netherlands who went to Mardi Trek has been missing. She has not been identified yet. Also Korean Tourist Zee AI was also rescued after 8 hrs after being lost in Annapurna Base camp. She called in the office as she carried the brochure of A cap. Information officer of A cap Krishi Baral said that they rescued her with the help of location map of the...

    Hotel capacity to increase in the Annapurna region

    Pokhara, Sep 19: The capacity of hotels operating inside the Annapurna area is being expanded to address the increased flow of domestic as well as foreign tourists to the region. A total of 26 hotels are currently under operation, targeting trekkers heading to the Annapurna base camp. But they have proved insufficient and hence the Annapurna rural municipality has begun work to expand the capacity of the hotels.  Accordingly, a task force has been constituted to carry out a...

    Nepal receives Visitors Choice award

    Kathmandu, Sep 18: Launched in 2016, The third edition of South Asian Travel Awards ( SATA) was successfully concluded in Taj Mahal hotel, Mumbai.The South Asian Travel Awards is the first ever regional travel awards endorsed by multi-national associations providing the tourism sector of the South Asian Region with recognition towards their facilities and service excellence. The South Asian Travel Awards aims to encourage and raise service standards within the regions of the Tourism industry. Nominations for the third...

    Taiwanese trekker swept away, missing in Annapurna region

    Kaski, September 16 A tourist trekking in the Annapurna area has gone missing after being swept away by a river. Hui Ju, 66, from Taiwan was returning from the Annapurna base camp when the incident took place. He was swept away by the Himku River in Annapurna Rural Municipality of Kaski district, according to Ghandruk police. He reportedly slipped while crossing the river. A search was carried out, but he was not found. Heavy rainfall is hampering the rescue...

    Devchuli Hill turning to a tourism area

    Nawalparasi, Sept 13: Devchuli Hill (Danda), located in eastern Nawalparasi, is gradually turning into a tourism area. Lately, number of domestic and foreign tourists turning up to Devchuli Danda for trekking is on the rise. Besides, trekkers are increasingly attracted to take joy of the ambience of Tinkanya Mai Temple and Golpokhari Peace Park in Devchuli municipality-6 and Bulingtar rural municipality-4 as well as to indigenous Magar culture, shared Bulingtar’s Chief Administrative Officer Bal Krishna Adhikari. Among other points...

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