Tourism News

Hundreds of tourists stranded for no alternative to air route

Mon, Sep 16, 2019
Solukhumbu, Sept 16 Hundreds of foreign tourists have stranded at Lukla in Solukhumbu district owing to unfavourable weather condition for the past three days. Imanath Adhikari, Chief, Civil Aviation Authority Lukla, informed..

Bhimdatta municipality beautified targeting 'Visit Nepal 2020'

Sun, Aug 18, 2019
Kanchanpur, Aug 18  Bhimdatta municipality in Kanchanpur district has been decorated targeting 'Visit Nepal 2020'. Publicity has been in full swing and various places like bridges and temples and tourist destinations..

Tiger Day: Target to double its population almost near

Mon, Jul 29, 2019
Kathmandu, July 2 Ministry of Forest and Environment is observing the World Tiger Day today by organizing several programme in Kohalpur.  The ministry is marking the day in Banke National Park this..

Zoo construction on anvil for tourism promotion

Tue, Jul 16, 2019
Jiri, July 16  A zoo construction is in sight to promote tourism in Khorthali community forest area of Bhimeswor municipality-6 in tourism district, Dolakha.  The municipality has come up with the plan..

Pokhara hosts bird festival

Fri, Jul 05, 2019
Pokhara, July 5 The second birds' festival is underway in Pokhara, the capital of Gandaki State. The festival organised by the Pokhara Bird Society aims to contribute to the conservation of..

Women entrepreneurs learn way to economic progress during China visit

Wed, Jul 03, 2019
Pokhara, July 3 Dedicated and hard working Chinese people are behind China's economic growth in a short span of time.  This is what a team of business women learnt from their recent..

Infrastructure development gains pace for tourism promotion

Wed, Jun 26, 2019
Jajarkot, June 26 Tourism related infrastructure development has taken pace in different areas of the district for the protection and promotion of touristic religious sites.  Mahesh Kumai, chief, Division Forest Office, Jajarkot,..

Traffic police intensifies action against over speeding

Mon, Jun 24, 2019
Kathmandu, June 24   The Traffic Police have booked 940 drivers for over speeding. The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) has stepped up campaign to reduce over speeding, citing an increase in..

Development of tourism needed for country's development: Vice President

Fri, Jun 21, 2019
Chitwan, June 21 Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has stressed the need for promoting tourism sector for the development of the whole country.  "So, all should come together for the development of..

Gharial crocodile eggs hatched

Wed, Jun 19, 2019
Chitwan, June 19 Crocodile eggs collected from the local Rapti and Narayani rivers have hatched producing 151 hatchlings. Chitwan National Park had collected 284 eggs from 10 out of the 24..

200 air passengers stranded at Lukla

Tue, Jun 18, 2019
Solukhumbu, June 18  Passengers have been stranded for no flight operations at Tenzing Hilari Airport Lukla for the past four days.   Praveen Shrestha, acting chief of Lukla Airport shared that no take-off..

Snow leopard, golden cat spotted

Thu, Jun 06, 2019
Jiri, June 6 The Gaurishankar Conservation Area has spotted an endangered snow leopard and a golden cat for the first time here. The camera trapping recorded the animals. The study with the..

Voices raised for peaceful, clean Thamel

Mon, Jun 03, 2019
Kathmandu, June 3  Speakers at a programme have stressed the need of wiping out anomalies at Thamel, major tourist destination in the country. Security persons said the business done at night should..

One-way traffic in Narayangadh-Muglin road

Sun, Jun 02, 2019
Chitwan, June 2 Traffic on the Narayangadh-Muglin road section has been affected by landslides. Landslides triggered by heavy rainfall on Saturday night have blocked the road in two locations on the..

Upgrading of trekking route to link ACP

Sun, Jun 02, 2019
Myagdi, June 2 Construction of a trekking route linking the base camp of Annapurna mountain has begun. The Annapurna rural municipality and the Department of Tourism are jointly working to build..

Kathmandu-Rumjatar-Biratnagar flight from today

Fri, May 31, 2019
Okhaldhunga, May 31  Regular air flight from Kathmandu-Rumjatar-Biratnagar would come into operation every Friday from today. Preparation has been made to resume the Rumjatar airport, closed for the past three years, after..

Muglin road to shut from tomorrow

Wed, May 29, 2019
Muglin, May 29 The Mugling section under the Prithivi Highway will be closed for 14 days starting tomorrow (May 30). The road will be shut to allow a smooth construction of..

Government team in Dolpa to measure depth of Phoksundo Lake

Sun, May 26, 2019
Dolpa, May 26 The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has sent an expert team to (re)measure the depth of Phoksundo Lake based in Dolpa.  The source of alpine fresh water situating in..

692 Indian tourists in Humla for pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar

Thu, May 23, 2019
Humla, May 23  Six hundred and ninety two Indian visitors have reached Simkot for their onward pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar in Tibet. This many tourists came here in the last five..

Nepali migrant Shrestha sets foot on Mt Everest

Wed, May 22, 2019
Damauli, May 22 Rohit Shrestha, a Nepali immigrant in the United States of America, has ascended Mount Everest.  Shrestha achieved this feat in 41st days. Shrestha, who had determined to reach atop..

Kami Rita creates another record by climbing Mt Everest for 24th time

Tue, May 21, 2019
Kathmandu, May 21  Just a week after breaking his own record for most summits on Mt Everest (23rd time), Kami Rita Sherpa has yet achieved another feat by successfully scaling the..

Security of tourism areas stressed

Thu, May 16, 2019
Kathmandu, May 16 Various speakers have underlined the need of maintaining security in tourism sites to make the Nepal Tourism Year-2020 a success.  At a programme 'Nepal Tourism Year -2020 and Role..

Tourist arrival up in Bhaktapur

Tue, May 14, 2019
Bhaktapur, May 14 The number of visitors to Bhaktapur has increased this year, resulting in rise in revenue to the Bhaktapur municipality. The number of tourists coming to observe the historic heritages..

Tiger attraction draws higher score of tourists in Bardiya

Tue, May 14, 2019
Rajapur, May 14 With the rise in the population of spotted tiger, the inflow of tourists to Bardiya National Park, has witnessed an upward trend.  Bardiya is being developed as a synonymous..

Helambu to have bungee jump facility

Sun, May 12, 2019
Melamchi, May 12  Construction of infrastructure has started for operating bungee jumping facility at Helambu in Sindhupalchok district. Chair of Helambu rural municipality Nima Gyaljen Sherpa said what would be the district's..

Pollution, excavation causing Trishuli River rafting near closure

Sun, May 05, 2019
Mugling, May 5  The rafting business in the Trishuli River has been poised to the closure as the unregulated excavations and mounting pollution in the river go unabated. Adventure River Trail’s proprietor..

Sauraha mulling new tourism packages

Thu, May 02, 2019
Kathmandu, May 2 In view of the Nepal Tourism Year-2020, a new campaign is to be put in place to attract tourists to Nepal's popular destination, Sauraha.  Local tourism entrepreneurs have said..

Publicity programme launched for Visit Lumbini-2076

Wed, May 01, 2019
Butwal, May 1 The state 5 government has kicked off the publicity drive for the Visit Lumbini  Year-2076 BS from today. The campaign commenced with the slogan ‘Visit Lord Buddha’s birth place,..

Motorcyclist killed in accident

Wed, May 01, 2019
Chitwan, May 1 A motorcyclist injured in a road accident died during treatment today.  The deceased has been Dharma Raj Adhikari,52, of ward no. 5 in Bharatpur municipality. The motorcycle (Na.18Pa.1001) he..

Tourism is main basis of prosperity: CM Gurung

Mon, Apr 29, 2019
Pokhara, April 29  Chief Minister of Gandaki state, Prithvi Subba Gurung, has said that the government was active in conservation of Phewa Lake as prosperity and development of the state was..
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