More tourists from third countries visit round Annapurna trekking route

More tourists from third countries visit round Annapurna trekking route
Mustang, Feb 7: The number of tourists from the third countries is more in the round Annapurna Trekking Route compared to the neighbouring SAARC countries, the Annapurna Area Conservation Project (ACAP) said. The ACAP said that only 10,225 tourists from the SAARC countries visited the trekking route in the year 2015 while the tourists from the thi...

New trekking route into operation

New trekking route into operation
Mustang, Feb 5: A newly trekking route linking Myagdi to Mustang district has come into operation with the objective of promoting tourism in Mustang affected as a result of the ongoing road expansion work. The alternative trekking route starting from Narchyang of Myagdi to Mukhit was recently unveiled at the joint initiative of the DDC, Annapurn...

Sharp decline of tourists in ACAP

Sharp decline of tourists in ACAP
Mustang, Jan 31: The tourism related business in the round Annapurna trekking route, one of the best trekking destinations in the world, has suffered badly due to Gorkha Earthquake and India’s unofficial blockade. The trekking route that used to lure a large number of tourists every year has witnessed a sharp downfall in tourists’ arrival in 2015....

Indian visitors top tourists’ number in Mustang

Indian visitors top tourists’ number in Mustang
Mustang, Jan 19: The number of Indian nationals visiting Mustang district has gradually increased, according to a record. The record maintained by Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) states that Indian tourists made the highest number among the foreign tourists visiting the district. The arrival of Indian tourists is on the rise as Hin...

Acharya elected NATTA chairman

Acharya elected NATTA chairman
Kathmandu, Jan 18: Madhusudan Acharya was elected the chairman of Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA) by defeating his nearest rival Mihika Dhakhwa in the voting process. Acharya got 191 votes while Dhakhwa managed 164 votes. The elections of NATTA held Sunday along with its 52nd annual general assembly elected Acharya’s panel. E...

Best Of Kenya Tourism

Best Of Kenya Tourism
Kenya is a country in East Africa with coastline on the Indian Ocean. It encompasses savannah, lakelands, the dramatic Great Rift Valley, mountain highlands and abundant wildlife such as lions, elephants and rhinos. From Nairobi, the capital, safaris visit the Maasai Mara reserve, known for its annual wildebeest migrations, and Amboseli National Pa...

Tourism Minister Pokhrel urges Congress to join government

Tourism Minister Pokhrel urges Congress to join government
Bhaktapur, Jan 16: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Ananda Prasad Pokhrel has called on the Nepali Congress to join the government. Speaking at a programme organised by the CPN (UML) Madhaypur Municipality-16 ward committee in his honour Saturday, Minister Pokhrel, who represents the major ruling party UML in the incumbent coalitio...

Nepal’s tourism promoted in Malaysia

Nepal’s tourism promoted in Malaysia
Malaysia, Sept. 4: The ‘Nepal Night, 2015’, a tourism promotion event, was organised in Kuala Lumpur of Malaysia recently. A large number of tour operators based in Malaysia took part and enquired about Nepal’s tourism industry in the event. On the occasion, Nepal’s Ambassador to Malaysia Dr Niranjan Man Basnet said that Nepal is safe to travel ...

Annapurna Circuit Trekking route getting polluted

Annapurna Circuit Trekking route getting polluted
Mustang, Aug. 4: The famous Annapurna Circuit Trekking route is getting polluted as the trekkers and tourists are found wantonly throwing trash.  It takes 21 days to complete the Annapurna round and the trek takes one to Kaski, Manang, Myagdi and Mustang. The route is getting polluted due to haphazard throwing of garbage at the border of Manang and...

Mount Everest base camp in Tibet reopens

Mount Everest base camp in Tibet reopens
The Mount Everest base camp in Tibet which was closed after the devastating earthquake in neighborhood Nepal on April 25 has been reopened to the climbers. The base camp of the world’s highest peak was shut down for security reasons following the 7.9-magnitude temblor that killed nearly 9,000 people, including climbers and guides, on the Nepalese s...