Tourism Drive From Mt. Everest to Promote ‘Unexplored Nepal’

Kathmandu,April 21 Here comes an interesting Mount Everest update! A 13-time Everest Climber Phurba Tenzing Sherpa is launching a special tourism drive by hoisting a flag atop the world’s highest peak. The drive, set to begin this spring season, will promote the ‘Mero Gaun Mero Thau’ (My Village, My Place)’ campaign. Handing over the drive flag to Sherpa, National Assembly member Komal Oli said the video challenge part of the campaign will help in promoting Nepal tourism potential and urged all...

MUSTANG Monarchy, Monk, Monastery

Kathmandu,April 18 : With its unique topography, culture and religion, Upper Mustang has a special place in Nepal and the world. Written in numbers of book and visited by numbers of travelers, it is where, on a few occasions, one can find a great opportunity to see monarchy, monk and monastery together. Thanks to Dr. Hide’s support, a young artist Tsering Phonjo Gurung from Mustang was able to bring all the important parts of Mustang at the Taragaun Museum...

Actress Koirala Completed Her Everest Base Camp Trekking

Kathmandu,April 17 : Popular film actress Manisha Koirala returned home after completing Everest Base camp trekking. Supported by Nepal Tourism Board to promote Nepal Visit Year 2020, she left Base Camp on April 7 along with two of her Indian friends. Recently, CEO of Nepal Tourism Board Deepak Raj Joshi has been taking several efforts including using high profile persons. She twitted that the aim of her trekking was to promote Visit Nepal Year 2020 and thanked Nepal Tourism...

Nepal Records 75 Expedition Teams to 20 Summits

Kathmandu,April 16 : Nepal has been home to the mountains for ages immemorial and these mountains are home to the hundreds of trekkers and climbers who find peace in reaching their summits. This spring, the Nepal Tourism Department has granted climbing permits to a total of 75 expedition teams. According to Director General Danduraj Ghimire, the Department has earned over NPR 450 million royalty from these permits so far. The teams consisting of 667 members have taken permits for...

Survey To Remeasure Mt Everest Height Begins!

Kathmandu,April 09 : Finally, the prestigious project to measure the almighty peak the Mount Everest is set to begin! In a recent update on April 08, 2019, Nepal has announced that it is sending a team of government-appointed climbers for the project to remeasure the height of the world’s tallest peak. Four government surveyors have already been scheduled to leave for the Everest peak on April 09, 2019. Through this project, Nepal aims to answer persistent speculations that the ‘height...

Koirala In Everest Base Camp Trip To Promote Visit Nepal 2020

Kathmandu,April 08 : Just a day after high profile team led by Canadian ambassador to Nepal Nadir Patel left Everest Base camp to promote Visit Nepal 2020, another celebrity Manisha Koirala was also in Everest Base camp trip. “Guardians of the Himalayas” An unforgettable and life changing journey of a Celebrity to the Everest,” tweets Shradha Shrestha, Brand & Corporate Partnership Manager at Nepal Tourism Board. Before flying to Lukla, Manisha Koirala tweets “; togetherness is fun even if...

Canadian Ambassador To Nepal Nadir Patel To Trek Everest Base Camp

Kathmandu,April 05 : As Nepal has announced to celebrate the year 2020 as Visit Nepal year to bring two million tourists, Nepal Tourism Board has already started to market Nepal as a brand globally organizing various programs. As Nepal Tourism Board is encouraging various programs, the decision of Canada’s Ambassador to Nepal Nadir Patel to start his trek to Everest Base Camp from April 5 is one of the significant events. With an objective to promote Nepal’ tourism sector...

Three pilgrims missing after Crystal Mountain avalanche in western Nepal

Dolpa, April 5 Three pilgrims are missing after they were hit by an avalanche on the Crystal Mountain in Shey-Phoksundo of upper Dolpa, in western Nepal, for past five days. Phurwa Thinlya Gurung, Pem Kunsang Gurung and Phunchhok Gurung are out of communications from March 31, but no efforts have been launched in their search. Chief of the Dolpa District Police Office, Abadhesh Kumar Bista, says, “They had gone to the mountain due to the faith that circling around...

US veteran who lost her leg in a helicopter crash is about to scale Everest

Kathmandu,April 04 : Lying in her hospital bed, former US Marine Kristie Ennis, wanted to give up on life. At 21, she had suffered life-threatening injuries in Afghanistan where she lost her left leg after her helicopter was brought down. Six years down the line, after going through over 40 surgeries, she has learnt not only how to deal with such adversities but is also on the verge of scaling the highest mountain in every continent. “I’d be lying...

Kami Rita Sherpa to climb Everest for the 23rd time

Kathmandu, April 1 Nepali mountaineer Kami Rita Sherpa, 49 will be climbing Mount Everest for the 23rd time this season. Sherpa who stood on top of Mount Everest in 2018 to be the only man to summit the world’s highest mountain 22 times is looking to break his own record. Sherpa will be the lead guide for mountaineering company Seven Summit Treks. Sherpa along with other lead Sherpas of other expedition groups will make the routes to the top which will make...

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