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Foreign tourists spend 86 US dollars per day

Foreign tourists spend 86 US dollars per day
So far three destinations Rajendra Tiwari 23 July, KATHMANDU: Despite celebrating the decade of tourism from 2023 to 2033, Nepal does not receive daily expenses of foreign tourists exceeding 100 US dollars. Additionally, foreign tourists primarily focus on three main tourist destinations in Nepal: Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Sauraha (Chitwan).  Tourism statistics indicate that while 15% of foreign tourists engage in... Read More

Army plans to collect 10 tonnes trash from the Everest region

Army plans to collect 10 tonnes trash from the Everest region
08 April, Kathmandu: The Nepali Army is to collect waste from the Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse and Mt Nuptse under the Clean Himalaya Campaign-2024 this year. The Army plans to collect 10 tonnes of waste and as many as five dead bodies from the mountains, the Army informed the media through news conference on Sunday. It said trained army personnel... Read More

Pokhara declared Nepal’s ‘Tourism Capital’

Pokhara declared Nepal’s ‘Tourism Capital’
17 March, KATHMANDU: Pokhara has been officially designated as ‘Tourism Capital’ of Nepal. Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ made the declaration during a special event held in Pokhara on Sunday, organized jointly by the Gandaki Province government and Pokhara Metropolitan City. The announcement, made against the serene backdrop of Fewa Lake at Barahighat, followed a lively rally featuring colorful... Read More

Trekking route to Pathibhara from Mayam

Trekking route to Pathibhara from Mayam
04 March, Kathmandu: A two-kilometer trekking route has been constructed to reach the famous Pathibhara Temple through Mayam in Fungling Municipality-10. The trekking route has been constructed by using stone slabs from Chuchche Dhunga to Dhahelo in Mayam. The construction work was made possible with financial investment of Pathibhara Area Development Committee, Chairperson of Consumer Committee Kumar Lecharbo said that... Read More

Nepal to issues trekking route permit online

Nepal to issues trekking route permit online
25 February, Kathmandu: The Department of Immigration is on the verge of issuing trekking route permits for foreign tourists going to restricted zones through an online system. Before this, the DOI was providing permits to tourists going to restricted zones only physically after completing the due procedures and paperwork. But since last week, arrangements have been made to issue route... Read More

Tourists’ arrival falls 30 percent in Sagarmatha region

Tourists’ arrival falls 30 percent in Sagarmatha region
23 January, Kathmandu: Phudoma Sherpa from Khumjung village of Khumbu Pasanglhamu rural municipality-4 in the district is feeling desolate this winter. Although the tourist arrival was normal in the previous years, it is bleak this time, she said. “Last year, tourist influx was normal, but less number of visitors is worrying this winter,” she shared. The Sagarmatha National Park Office... Read More

Nepal’s First Canopy Zipline Unveils Thrilling Heights in Chobhar

Nepal’s First Canopy Zipline Unveils Thrilling Heights in Chobhar
16 January, KATHMANDU: A first-of-its-kind canopy zipline has commenced operations at Manjushree Park in Chobhar, Kathmandu. This exhilarating experience spans three stages and covers approximately 400 meters. The zipline, which takes around 10 minutes to complete,has three stages named ‘Adventure,’ ‘Dare Devils,’ and ‘The Fun’ based on the feeling that they provide. During the canopy zipline journey, participants are treated... Read More

US lawmaker Bhojani in Nepal’s tourism promotion

US lawmaker Bhojani in Nepal’s tourism promotion
24 September, Kathmandu: Lawmaker of Texas State, US, Salman Bhojani, has shown keen interest in promoting tourism in Nepal. Stating that he developed deep love towards Nepal and Nepali people, he would assist actively for promotion of tourism and Nepali community. In his first ever visit to Nepal, Bhojani viewed, “I’m overwhelmed with unbound happiness.” At an interaction before heading... Read More

Customs officers at the TIA go on strike

Customs officers at the TIA go on strike
11 September, Kathmandu: Employees at Tribhuvan International Airport’s (TIA) Sinamangal Customs Office have gone on strike beginning today. Their main complaint is that they have not gotten adequate attention to their demand for a collective move. These employees, who began their protest with a list of five demands, including a request for a mass transfer, have chosen to cease all... Read More

Singapore is among top 10 most liveable cities in APAC

Singapore is among top 10 most liveable cities in APAC
14 August, Singapore: As a global city, Singapore is no stranger to being on “best” lists. Recent accolades it has picked up include the country with the “best business environment” (EIU), “freest economy in the world” (The Heritage Foundation), fourth most competitive economy in the world (International Institute for Management Development), and eighth place in Schroders’s global city index. Therefore,... Read More