Taplejung Nepal

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Trek through Taplejung in the Kanchenjung region to see towering Himalayan peaks including Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586 m), the third highest peak in the world, amid lush rhododendron forests. Opt for the sacred Pathibhara trail and get a Darshan of the wish-fulfilling Goddess. Or search deep into the valleys to see cultural treasures in the mountain settlements and ancient routes. This is one of the most beautiful areas in the country in the far-eastern Nepal borders with India in the east and the Tibetan Autonomous Region of China in...

GOKYO VALLEY

Gokyo valley lies towards the west of the Khumbu region. In this serene valley, there are abundant pastures for yaks to graze during summer and the pristine turquoise lakes are breathtaking. Gokyo can be visited after trekking up to Everest Base Camp by adding another five days to the itinerary. If Gokyo is the main destination, then the trek goes up the Everest trail only as far as the teahouses at Kenjoma (where the trail from Khumjung joins the main trail). From this point, the trail leads up towards Mong La pass before dropping steeply back down to the banks of the Dudh Koshi River. The...

RARA NATIONAL PARK

Sojourn to the Rara region through thick pine and juniper forests and camp next to the sparkling Rara Lake at 2,990 m, walled by green hills on all sides. Boat in the clear waters, hike to nearby hills for nearer views of the mountains and lake, meet the charming local people, or just take a walk around the lake watching out for a wild flower or a rare bird on the way. The park is surrounded by alpine coniferous vegetation and offers a representative sample of the region’s flora and fauna. More than 500 different kinds of flowers, 20 different species of mammals and 214 species of birds can...

10 Things Not to Miss in Nepal as a Tourist

Find here 11 things not to miss in Nepal during your visit. We have enlisted here 10 must things to do in Nepal while you are in holiday. As we all know that Nepal is one of the most photogenic country in the world. Nepal is the land of Mount Everest and birthplace of Lord Buddha and Goddess Janaki. Besides that we are discussing here top 10 things not to miss in Nepal during your visit as a tourist 11 Things Not to Miss in Nepal in Your Visit 1. Trekking The first things not to miss in Nepal is trekking. Trekking in Nepal is one of most popular things to do in the world amongst trekkers. There...

LUMBINI BIRTHPLACE OF BUDDHA

One of the world’s most important spiritual sites is home to the historic birthplace of the Buddha. Today you can visit over 25 international Buddhist monasteries, study Buddhism, meditation and visit Buddha’s birthplace itself within the sacred Mayadevi Gardens! Mayadevi Temple is one of the important sites in the Lumbini Garden with many historians and archaeologists referring to it as the place of birth of Lord Buddha. Inscriptions on the Ashoka Pillar also refers the spot as his birthplace. It is said that here the newly born Prince took his first seven steps and gave a peace...

Pokhara is Nepal’s number 1 adventure and leisure city

Pokhara is Nepal’s number 1 adventure and leisure city, a trekking gateway to the Annapurna’s with plenty of entertainment for individual travellers as well as families with kids. In Pokhara you can experience the best in trekking, boating, hiking, pony rides, paragliding or simply relax at one of the lakes near the city with the stunning Annapurna mountain range at the background. Pokhara will overwhelm you with one of the greatest photo spots in the world. While you walk along the shores of the Fewa lake you will be surrounded by a panoramical view over  the Himalayan peaks...

Nepal organizes Business/Tourism Promotion Programme in Pattaya

Kathmandu, Nov 27 (RSS): The Embassy of Nepal, Bangkok organized a Business/Tourism Promotion programme in Pattaya, Thailand on 24 November 2017. The programme was organized under the theme of ‘Business Opportunities in Nepal’. Pol. Maj. Gen. Mr. Anan Charoenchasri, Mayor of Pattaya City, Ms. Suladda Sarutilavan, Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Pattaya Office, and other officials were present during the programme. A large number of participants, including business entrepreneurs, travel/tour operators, media persons, prospective tourists and representatives of the...

laces To See Attractions in Nepal GOKYO VALLEY

GOKYO VALLEY Gokyo valley lies towards the west of the Khumbu region. In this serene valley, there are abundant pastures for yaks to graze during summer and the pristine turquoise lakes are breathtaking. Gokyo can be visited after trekking up to Everest Base Camp by adding another five days to the itinerary. If Gokyo is the main destination, then the trek goes up the Everest trail only as far as the teahouses at Kenjoma (where the trail from Khumjung joins the main trail). From this point, the trail leads up towards Mong La pass before dropping steeply back down to the banks of the Dudh Koshi River....

West Bengal trade and tourism fair to begin on 2nd Sept in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, Aug 31: The West Bengal Travel & Tourism Fair is taking place in Soaltee Hotel in the capital from September 2 to 4. The fair will be jointly organized by the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), Kathmandu- based Indian Embassy and West Bengal Industry and Commerce Association. According to the Indian Embassy, the fair is being organized on the occasion of the establishment of 70 years of Indo-Nepal bilateral ties. The charge de affairs of Indian Embassy, Dr Avay Kumar, in a press meet today shared that the fair is taking place with a view to expanding...

Swargashram – a forgotten tourist destination

Babiyachaur (Myagdi), Aug 20: The Swargashram – a destination which has long remained elusive for tourists and pilgrims – is now facing a prospect of backsliding into the list of unknown and neglected places. Located at 2,500 metres above the sea level at Beni municipality – 3, the Swargashram unequivocally bears the potential to become one of the prime tourist destinations in the country. The site perched atop a hill offers panoramic view of Mt Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Nilgiri, Gurja and Mt Machchapuchre along with the opportunity to greet the dazzling sun rise. From Beldhunga, which...

Two trek routes leading to Gosaikunda ready to greet travellers

Nuwakot, July 25: Two trek routes are being brought into full operation with necessary preparations for the pilgrims and tourists heading to the Gosaikunda alpine lake on the occasion of Janai Purnima – a religious festival of the Hindus. The two routes – one leading from Kathmandu’s Sundarijal and another from Nuwakot’s Samundratar – have been equipped with all necessities for the travellers, according to hotel entrepreneurs. Both the routes have been in operation in the past. The trek route from Sundarijal passes through the pristine landscapes in Chisapani, Kutungsang, Bhanginagoth,...

Tourism service fee collection increased by double in Bhaktapur

Nagarkot, July 23: Tourism service fee charged to tourists visiting Bhaktapur district has increased by double in the fiscal year 2016/17 as compared to fiscal year 2015/16. Tourism officer of Bhaktapur Municipality, Gautam Prasad Lasiwa, said that the Municipality has earned Rs 199 million in tourism fee during the period. It had earned Rs 109 million in the fiscal year 2015/16. A total of 189,350 tourists visited Bhaktapur in the fiscal year 2016/17. The Municipality has been charging entry fee from around 14 entry points from the tourists visiting Bhaktapur city. It has been charging Rs 500...

JANAI PURNIMA 28ᵗʰ JULY

Janai Purnima is a Hindu festival celebrated all over the country, with family get togethers and feasts of Kwati or sprout lentils. This day is also a harbinger of rejuvenation with Hindu men renewing their ‪Janai and people flocking to Shiva temples in different parts of the country. It is a big day to observe the Shaman culture. On this day Shamans of the valley and around Nepal gather to perform their ancient rites in places like the Kumbeshwar in Patan, Gosaikunda in Langtang and Charikot in Dolakha. International counterparts trained by Nepali Shamans also make it a point to visit their...

Chandragiri becomes major tourist hub in short period

Kathmandu, June 23: Chandragiri has become an attractive tourist destination within 11 months of the operation of Chandragiri cable car. One can see panoramic view of Kathmandu Valley and the surrounding mountains from Chandragiri hill. A view tower, a playground for children and the Bhaleshwor Temple are the major attractions here. It takes 11 minutes to reach Chandragiri hill from Thankot of Kathmandu. Chandragiri hill carries a historic importance- the unifier of modern Nepal, Prithvi Narayan Shah, standing atop the Chandragiri hill, found the Kathmandu Valley captivating. Then he thought of...

Nepal Tourism Promotion Program in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Kathmandu, June 18: With the slogan of ‘Nepal is Beautiful: Visit, and Enjoy in Nepal’, the Embassy of Nepal in Bangkok, which is concurrently accredited to the Kingdom of Cambodia, organized a tourism promotion event in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Saturday. The programme was organized in association with Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) in Cambodia. Participants from different Governmental and Non Governmental agencies, including Secretary of State (Deputy Minister) of Tourism Ministry of Cambodia Pak Sokhom and representatives from different outbound travel and tour agencies, media...

MOUNTAIN FLIGHTS

Taking a mountain flight is one of the most exhilarating things you can do in Nepal. Easily arranged, you can go eye-to-eye with Mt. Everest and world’s highest peaks within minutes! Nepal is the home to the greatest range of mountains in the world and understandable many visitors come to Nepal to see them. However, not everyone is a trekker or a mountaineer or has the time to walk into the mountains, so what are the options for these visitors to enjoy the highest points on the planet? Mountain flights! Even just arriving in Nepal during the hours of daylight can provide the visitors...

Indian journalists for roads improvement to attract tourists

Pokhara, June 1: A panel of Indian journalist has noted that the foreign tourists reaching tourism city Pokhara are facing spate of problems due to dilapidated condition of roads. A nine-member group of journalists including Press Club of India Gautam Lahiri made the remark at an interaction organized by Western Regional Hotel Association on Wednesday. They drew the attention of the authorities concerned to take measures to improve the road conditions noting that it gives different impression to tourists. Lahiri, also the consulting editor of New Delhi based Millennium Post, stressed the need to...

GOKYO VALLEY

Gokyo valley lies towards the west of the Khumbu region. In this serene valley, there are abundant pastures for yaks to graze during summer and the pristine turquoise lakes are breathtaking. Gokyo can be visited after trekking up to Everest Base Camp by adding another five days to the itinerary. If Gokyo is the main destination, then the trek goes up the Everest trail only as far as the teahouses at Kenjoma (where the trail from Khumjung joins the main trail). From this point, the trail leads up towards Mong La pass before dropping steeply back down to the banks of the Dudh Koshi River. The...

Hillary Step is intact – mountain guide Sherpa

Solukhumbu, May 26: A Sherpa mountain guide has refuted the news that the Hillary Step on the face of Mt Everest has collapsed. Various media had carried this news since some days. The mountain guide Pasang Tenzing Sherpa said the news about the collapsing of the Hillary Step is false. Two other Nepali mountaineers and an official looking after mountaineering affairs on the world’s tallest peak corroborated this. The mountaineers along with Sherpa and the official had returned after climbing Mt. Everest. According to them, Hillary Step which lies near the mountain peak is intact in its...

India’s Anshu Jamsenpa sets new record atop Mt Everest

Solukhumbhu, May 22: An Indian woman from Arunachal Province in India has set a new record in mountaineering history by climbing the Mount Everest twice within a span of five days. With this, the 37-year-old woman has broken the record of Nepal’s Chuurim Sherpa who had scaled the highest mountain in the world twice in a week some years ago. Jamsenpa first made it to the top of the 8,848-metre tall mountain on May 16’s morning followed by her second ascent on May 21, according to Gyanendra Shrestha, Liaison Officer deployed by the Department of Tourism at the Everest Base Camp,. “Jamsenpa...