New Products for 2020 and Beyond

Manohar Shrestha   70 years of roller coaster ride later, Nepal Tourism seems to have found a firm ground in recent days. After Visit Nepal Year in 1998 when we missed the half-million target by a hairline, we fell way short of our revised upward target of a million heads in the Nepal Tourism Year 2011. But we sort of bagged a million milestones in 2017. Buoyed by this success, we are confidently upbeat about…

"New Products for 2020 and Beyond"

Nepal Village Hike :Travel into their real lives with homestay

YunmiSeo (Asha) Nepal Village Hike : Travel into their real lives with homestay 1. About the project Pokhara, the second largest city of Nepal, is where trekkers come to see Annapurna Himal and MachapuchareHimal. Many tourists visit Pokhara to see the mountains but at the same time many peoples’ actual lives are in the mountains, on rice terraces at over 1500 meters high. Nepalese from villages have left their homes to cities or even overseas…

"Nepal Village Hike :Travel into their real lives with homestay"

Why To Travel in Nepal ?

Nepal is the most excellent destination to spend holidays as there are many options for tourists to explore the holiday activities. Nepal is the paradise of culture, tradition, religion, landscape, wildlife and natural beauty, including panoramic view of snowcapped mountains, thousands of beautiful temple and monastery. Tourists like to travel to Nepal because: 1)Nepal is very rich in natural resources. It is known as naturally beautiful country. There are hundreds of trekking trails from one…

"Why To Travel in Nepal ?"

Developing a Conservation and Environmental Management Plan for the Phewa Lake of the Nepal

Introduction Phewa Lake is the Nepal’s second largest lake which is situated at the south-western edge of Pokhara valley. Rai et al. (1995) stated that Phewa Lake occupies an area of 5.23 km2, watershed area of 123km2 and also the lake has various uses such as hydroelectricity, irrigation, fishery, tourism, pilgrimage for Hindus and a boating facility. Furthermore, the Phewa Lake has a single passage, where water is diverted for irrigation and hydropower generation. About…

"Developing a Conservation and Environmental Management Plan for the Phewa Lake of the Nepal"

The Annapurna Circuit Trek

Krishna Bharati The high point of the trek entails crossing of the 5414m high Throng Pass, from the arid valley of the upper Manang, home of Tibeto- Buddhists, down to the Hindu pilgrimage site of Muktinath, and the Kali Gandaki valley, the world’s deepest river gorge, before heading down to Pokhara. Besides the mountain views, we encounter on this trek a variety of mountain communities of the Gurung, Manangi and Thakali people. Annapurna region is…

"The Annapurna Circuit Trek"

5 things to do in Nainital

Nainital is one of the most popular hill stations that people love to visit during vacations. While there are many things to do in this beautiful place, chances are that you might have struggled in deciding the activities that are best done here. Following are five things that you can do while you’re in Nainital: Visit the Naina Devi Temple This beautiful temple located in Nainital has devotees flocking to it in huge numbers. The…

"5 things to do in Nainital"

The New Face at OYO As CEO, India and South Asia 

OYO Hotels has appointed Aditya Ghosh as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), India and South Asia, effective December 1, 2018. With an experience of over 21 years, he has been entrusted with the responsibility of overseeing and growing the hotel business in South Asia, including India, Nepal and the other upcoming markets in the region. He will be a thought partner to every OYOpreneur, by enabling a work culture that rewards performance and celebrates diversity…

"The New Face at OYO As CEO, India and South Asia "

Annapurna Eco-Village Astam, Nepal (Photo)

Annapurna Eco-Village is a tranquil oasis just one hour drive from Pokhara Nepal, situated at the foot of the Annapurna range of the majestic Himalayas. Sip fresh ginger tea in the colorful garden while enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding white peaks, lush green valleys and meditative sunrises and sunsets. Offering daily yoga and meditation sessions as well as plentiful opportunities to learn and explore traditional culture, this incredible mountain paradise is a truly unique…

"Annapurna Eco-Village Astam, Nepal (Photo)"

TAAN demands for effective regulation of taking guide and porter mandatory while trekking.

Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) along with Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Department of Tourism (DoT) visited Secretary of Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Mr. Krishna Prasad Devkota on November 02 2018, to discuss on Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS) and proper implementation of porter and guide mandatory while trekking. Speaking in the meeting, TAAN President Mr. Nava Raj Dahal emphasized on importance of TIMS to ensure safety and security of trekkers…

"TAAN demands for effective regulation of taking guide and porter mandatory while trekking."

Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most ancient Hindu temple in Nepal

Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most ancient Hindu temple in Nepal. It is also famous hindu temple in Nepal. Pashupati temple doesn’t need any introduction for those people following the Hindu religion. It is the most believed and significant temple for Hindu people. Mostly people come here to worship lord Shiva from different part of the world. It is also famous for monkey but it had been matured with local people living there. It…

"Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most ancient Hindu temple in Nepal"