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Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal organized Fam Trip to Timal VillageAuther: admin | Posted Date: Thu, Aug 11th, 2016Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) organized a familiarization trip for media personnel to the Timal region is Kavre where the association is planning to build a tourism memorial park. Altogether 16 media personnel affiliated to different print, broadcast and online media participated in the Fam Trip Similarly, representative of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), senior officer Santosh
TAAN delegation meets GM of TIA TAAN delegation meets GM of TIAAuther: admin | Posted Date: Wed, Jul 6th, 2016A delegation of Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN), led by its General Secretary Karna Bahadur Lama, on Tuesday, met with the General Manager of Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Devananda Upadhyay, on Tuesday and apprised him of the problems that TAAN member agencies were facing while welcoming and seeing off guests at the country’s only international airport. “
Begnas Lake under encroachment Begnas Lake under encroachmentAuther: admin | Posted Date: Mon, Jul 4th, 2016Fifty houses have been erected around Begnas Lake in Kaski without following the building code issued by Lekhnath Municipality. Although the municipality prohibits construction within 100-metre periphery of the lake, many hotel and restaurant buildings have been built close to the lake. Laxmi Prasad Tripathi of Lekhnath Chamber of Commerce and Industry said the lake area is being encroached, but t
Adventure Travel Guide training concludes Adventure Travel Guide training concludesAuther: admin | Posted Date: Mon, Jun 27th, 2016A weeklong ‘Adventure Travel Guide’ training organized by SAMARTH-NMDP in association with Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) and Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) concluded in Kathmandu on June 20.Altogether 22 trekking guides associated with different trekking companies participated in the training. Theoretical classes were conducted at TAAN Secretariat in M
Youngest person ever to summit the tallest peaks Mt Everest(8848m)Auther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016A new ‘Seven Peak Challenge’ record has been set!. At the age of 17, Johnny Strange from California has become the youngest person ever to summit the tallest peaks in each of the world’s seven continents. He capped his record breaking feat on June 8th this year with his ascent of Australia’s Mount Kosciuszko after summiting Mount Everest in May.
Apa Sherpa Cleans Up Mount EverestAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016Nearly 9,000 meters above sea level and dangerous to reach, Mount Everest would seem a likely place to be free of litter and waste. However, you may be surprised to know that climbers over the past 50 years have left a staggering 50 tons of trash and debris and human waste along the summit. This has prompted the world’s most experienced sherpa to join forces with the Eco Everest expedition f
NATTA to promote Nepal in ChinaAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016Aug 28th:According to NATTA, a team of 25 representatives from different Nepali travel companies is visiing Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong from August 29 to September 5. NATTA president Ram Kaji Koney said the main aim of the visit is to promote Nepal Tourism Year 2011, the 3rd NATTA Himalayan International Travel Mart and the 43rd World Congress of UFTAA.
My travel to Annapurna Base Camp.Auther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016My travel to Annapurna Base Camp just was a superb. I would like it to try it next year again. I bet anyone who loves nature and trekking will love it too.
Tourism workers submit memorandum to TAANAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016A group of tourism workers led by UNITRAV on September 8 handed over a 21-point charter of demands to newly elected executive committee of Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN). UNITRAV president Sarki Tamang handed over the memorandum to TAAN president Sitaram Sapkota and gave a 15-day ultimatum to fulfill their demands. Receiving the memorandum, Sapokta said TAAN was positive on t
Machapuchhare TrekkingAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016Machapuchhare Trekking is a newly opened trekking trail in Nepal. Its a really exciting trekking route. In the first septetember i trekked through this trail. It has less traffic and more diversity than other trekkng routes in Nepal. I recommed to all traveller who visit Nepal to explore this route.
Trip to EverestAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016I was so surprised with the pristine and untouched beauty of Mt Everest and its surrounding regions. Its one of a kind.
Lo-Manthang trek.Auther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016We had trek to The Lo-Manthang for exploring about the Shangri-La in Mustang. It is really incredible place to visit there, we went day hiking  from Lo-Manthanag to the Chhoser  famous for its cave culture. In the past a whole village lived in one cave and the Jhong Cave which is five storied and has more than 40 rooms, is a standing proof the people of Achenbuk are proud of their cave house and
Lonely Planet has chosen Nepal as one of the world’s Top 10 Countries for the year 2010 travellingAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016BEST IN TRAVEL 2010 is Lonely Planet’s fifth eagerly-awaited annual collection of the best places to go and the best things to do around the world for the year ahead. It has selected Nepal as one of the the world’s top 10 countries for the year 2010. Along with Nepal other best countries are El Salvador, Germany, Greece, Malaysia, Morocco, New Zealand, Portugal, Suriname and the USA. Lonel
Nepal Tourism Year 2011 Officially Launched Nepal Tourism Year 2011 Officially LaunchedAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016Kathmandu, February 26, 2010: Nepal’s Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal officially launched the Nepal Tourism Year 2011 (NTY 2011), a tourism promotion campaign by lighting a peace light here among thousands of spectators in Army Pavilion Ground in Tundikhel Kathmandu. The torch was brought all the way from Lumibini the birth place of Gautam Buddha where it was carried on a rally by athletes on
Now Trekker Pay $ 10 for TIMS CardAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) inked Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on March 18 to implement Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) Card effectively effective April 1, 2010. The new rule is made mandatory for all overseas trekkers. Now trekkers travelling through trekking companies have to pay $10 and free individual trekkers (FIT) need to pay
Annapurna base camp is crowded in October Annapurna base camp is crowded in OctoberAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016In Nepal this Monsoon is started very late and monsoon stops also very late. Trekkers are all targeted middle of October because last year weather is very good. This is Annapurna  base camp trekking is very busy.  Because of Lukla flight cancellation. This year middle of the October also raining like monsoon.  Lukla weather is very worst. Almost trekking company changes plan. The send tourist A
Pokhara is the part of the heaven Pokhara is the part of the heavenAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016I have visited Pokhara last week. Early in the morning I had ride the boat in  Phewa Lake. I though it is one small part of heaven. In lake we can see reflection of Annapurna Mountains. I fill very proud  I am Napoli and I born in Nepal it is paradise. I enjoyed very much. It is worth to sightseeing in Pokhara.
Fishtail Helicopter crashed in Amadablam Base CampAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016On 8th November 2010, Sunday morning fishtail helicopter crashed near the base camp of Mt. Amadumblam in Solukhumbu district. According to source both the crew members have been confirmed dead. The crew members were Captain Sabin Basnet and technician Purna Awale. The chopper had taken off from Lukla airport to Amadablam base camp to rescue two foreign mountaineers Sunday morning.
Tihar:The Festival of Lights Tihar:The Festival of LightsAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016Tihar is the second biggest festival of all Nepalese. People also call this festival Deepawali and Yamapanchak. This festival is celebrated for five days. Normally it falls between October and November. It depends on the lunar calendar. This year it observed from November 3rd to November 7th.  The word Tihar means the festival of lights. During that festival many candles are lit both inside and o
Tourism year begins with fair in Pokhara, Lake CityAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016With showers of flowers and colourful balloons from choppers in the sky, Nepal Tourism Year-2011 kicked off amid a majestic function in Pokhara, the second popular tourist town of Nepal today. Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Sarat Singh Bhandari, tourism entrepreneurs and government officials were present at the opening ceremony held at Basundhara Park on the bank of the Phewa Lake. In the eve