Nepal sees surge in Chinese tourists during Lunar New Year

Chinese tourists in Nepal

Chinese Spring Festival began on Feb. 5 and the Chinese people travel to different destinations during the week-long holiday as a large number of people

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2018 remains historic year in view of tourist arrival with government putting in extra efforts

CB Adhikari : Kathmandu, Dec 31 : The year 2018 is almost over and we are on the eve of the New Year 2019. The year 2018 has been proved a

Minister Adhikari directs for effective implementation of projects

Kathmandu, Dec 21 : Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, has directed the various agencies under the Ministry for effective implementation of the projects and programmes. At

Commercial mountaineering has turned Everest into high-altitude rubbish dump

In 2017 climbers in Nepal brought down nearly 25 tonnes of trash and 15 tonnes of human waste -- the equivalent of three double-decker buses -- according to the Sagarmatha

Is climbing Everest today as ‘awful’ as Chris Bonington says?

Back in the day, Everest gave Bonington the kind of profile that could sell Bovril and more besides. But now? “It’s awful,” he said. “Thank God I don’t have to

Nepal’s Sherpas now get affordable medical care, but lacks funding

A sherpa can earn up to $10,000 — more than 14 times the average annual salary in nepal — during the brief two-month climbing season ... But that means many

Govt sets target to attract two million tourists within 2020

Similarly, the government has allocated Rs 19.35 billion for the development of aviation sector. Initiating construction of Nijgadh Airport, starting the service after concluding the construction works of under construction

Two Sherpa guides die on Everest

Two Sherpa guides working on Everest were confirmed dead Tuesday, bringing the death toll on the world's highest peak this spring climbing season to five.

Indian tourists make up bulk number of visitors to Muktinath

Indian tourists make up the bulk portion of the visitors arriving in Mustang's famed pilgrimage site of Muktinath. 

Kaligandaki river stealing hearts of tourist rafters

Kaligandaki River is becoming the destination of domestic and foreign tourists wishing to enjoy adventurous tourism. The river is gradually stealing hearts of tourists arriving here for rafting.