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  • Important contribution to religious tourism: Modi’s visit to Nepal

    Kathmandu, May 11:  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit to nepal has been believed to have not only political and economic significant  but also  help  to promote religious tourism by visiting Janakpur, Pashupatinath and Muktiathath.  Modi has come to Nepal for invitation of  Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. Pashupatinath, Muktinath, is the center of Hindu faith around the world, as a land of worship of Mahadev .Keeping the main priorities of the faith of the Hindu, the Indian Prime Minister...

    Digital tourist information centre set up in Beni

    Beni, Myagdi, May 11 : A digital tourist information centre has been established in the district headquarters of Myagdi, Beni, with the aim to provide information about agricultural productions and religious and tourist destinations of the district. The information centre will provide all details about old and new path trails, photos taken six decades ago of the whole Myagdi, and the pictures that show identity of various aspects like economic, social, cultural and political of the locals. It also...

    Unexpected snowfall in Upper Mustang

    Thini, Mustang, May 10: Snowfall is taking place since Wednesday evening in Upper Mustang. Snowfall began in the night followed by the heavy rainfall in the evening, with the Muktichettra, Dalome and Lomantang rural municipalities affected by it. This is the first experience for many to see snowfall during mid-May, according to the local elders. Snow as high as half a feet has accumulated and snowfall continued as of its morning, according to Amit Tulachan from Chasang. The rain...

    Yak and reindeer herders meet on top of the world

    Kathmandu,May 10:Yak herders from Bhutan, Nepal, and the Tibetan Autonomous Region in China met with reindeer herders from Norway and Russia and found surprising commonalities in the challenges they face, especially climate change. Changlin Xu (Yak herder from the Tibetan Autonomous Region meets his first reindeer Imagine that you’ve never left your home village, that you speak only your native language, and that you suddenly find yourself traveling over 8,300 kilometres across the globe. For Yuden...

    A team of TAAN visits Gosainkunda Municipality to discuss Langtang Marathon

    Kathmandu, May 09: A delegation of the Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) led by First Vice President Jeevan Thapa Magar visited President of Gosainkunda Rural Municipality at Dhunche to discuss about the 3rd TAAN International Langtang Marathon and Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS). A delegation led by 1st Vice President of Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) Mr. Jeeban Thapa Magar along with Treasurer Ramkrishna Timalsina, Executive Member Gopal Shrestha and TIMS Incharge Rabindra Dhakal in coordination with Rasuwa-Nuwakot Tourism Society paid...

    Alternative route for trekkers in Mustang

    Mustang, May 8 : The local administration decided to close entry to the general public to the Muktinath temple premises from 4:00 pm on May 11 to 12:00 noon May 12, in view of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the temple. Likewise, the trekkers leaving for Mustang via Thorang la pass of Manang and those going to Manang from Mustang will have to take an alternative route that runs away from the temple premises. According to Chief...

    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,...

    NASA researchers found skiing on Everest illegally

    Kathmandu,May 7:An ‘exclusive’ story in The Himalayan Times today reports that two American climbers, who are also researchers associated with the National Aeronautic and Space Administration, has made an illegal ski descent from the Camp III of Mount Everest to the Camp II last week. The report says the Department of Tourism has already taken a notice of the act by Willie Benegas and Matt Moniz and has summoned their expedition organiser for the clarification.

    Japanese climber dies of altitude sickness

    Biratnagar, May 7 : A Japanese national died of altitude sickness in Solukhumbu on Sunday. He is Kuga Takahiro, 42. Takahiro, who suffered from altitude sickness at Labuche Base camp at Khumbu Pasanglhamu-4, died on the way to Lukla-based Nicole Niquille Hospital. He arrived here on April 27 to scale Mt Everest.(RSS)

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