Nepal to bring in one million tourists in 2018

Nepal to bring in one million tourists in 2018
Kathmandu: The government new policies and programmes presented by President Bidya Devi Bhandari before the Legislature-Parliament today declared 2018 as the 'Tourism Year' with a confidence to bring in as many as one million tourists in Nepal in the same year . The policies and programmes for fiscal year 2016/017 have it that a specific strategy ...

Nepal is safe for travel and investment: PM Oli

Nepal is safe for travel and investment: PM Oli
Kathmandu, April 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today urged the foreign investors and tourists to not harbour any reluctance to invest and travel in Nepal. "The last year's earthquake has not inflicted damages to all the areas of Nepal, the damage is only partial," PM Oli said, adding, "The big rumour of the insecurity of visiting and investing i...

Tourists up at Shuklaphanta reserve

Tourists up at Shuklaphanta reserve
Bhimduttanagar, April 23: The Shuklaphanta wildlife reserve in Kanchanpur district has seen an increase in the number of tourists- both domestic and foreign over the years. The reserve is home to large herds of the swamp deer. Chief Conservation Officer at the Reserve Ved Kumar Dhakal said that the number of tourists coming for an observation vi...

Tourism Promotion in Lumbini discussed

Tourism Promotion in Lumbini discussed
Ghandruk (Kaski), March 21: The Rupandehi Business Association has organised a two-day seminar at Ghandruk to formulate a two-year strategic action plan related to tourism promotion of Lumbini area. At the two-day seminar begun Sunday, Association Chairman Motilal Pandey said the Association would make a common concept regarding possible works for ...

Tourism festival in Rukum

Tourism festival in Rukum
Kathmandu, March 21: Pupal Yarsh Mahotsav is going to be held at Ranmamaikot VDC of Rukum district with a view to developing the area as a tourist destination. Ranmamaikot village is known as the basket of Yarsagumba (cordyceps sinesis) in the district. At an interaction programme organised in the capital city on Sunday, chairman of the event orga...

Lumbini – Facts and Figures

Lumbini – Facts and Figures
Lumbini is the birthplace of the Buddha and it is situated in present day Nepal. It is located 22km south-west of Siddharthanagar (Bhairawa). Lumbini was visited by the Buddha several times. After the Buddha's demise Lumbini became a Buddhist holy place. In 249 B.C. Emperor Asoka visited Lumbini and erected an inscribed stone pillar ma...

Exhibition of Toni Hagen’s photos on Nepal concludes

Exhibition of Toni Hagen’s photos on Nepal concludes
Kathmandu, Feb 8: The exhibition of photos taken by Swiss geologist Toni Hagen featuring Nepali society has concluded in the Capital on Sunday. As many as 54 photos showing the Nepali society around 1950 were on display. The exhibition of the photos taken, and even the cameras used by the widest and wildest traveller to Nepal, Hagen, continued for...

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...