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Nepal Tourism Year 2011 officially launched Nepal Tourism Year 2011 officially launchedAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016On January 14th 2011, with 25000 foreign as well as domestic dignitaries President Dr. Rambaran Yadav inaugurated the campaign declaring the opening of the Nepal Tourism Year in Dasharath Stadium Kathmandu. At the program Prime Minister hoisted the national flag to mark the ceremony. At this grand ceremony Secretary of United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and tourism ministers of nine
Shiva Ratri Festival in Pashupatinath Temple at Kathmandu Shiva Ratri Festival in Pashupatinath Temple at KathmanduAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016The Siva is the Hindu religion god. The Siva Ratri festival is honored to Lord Siva. The lord Siva is the Hindu religion believes land of lord of all who is creator and destroyer of living being. The Siva Ratri festival is delicate to lord Siva. The festival start early in the morning the holy temple of Phupatinath.  Pashupatinath temple is the world heritage site from the UNICCO. Hindus festival
Tourist arrivals up by 20pc in July, 2011Auther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016The number of tourist arrivals in July of this year is 35,212. This is 20 per cent up as compared to the figures of the same month last year. The visitors coming from South Asian region gained an overall growth of 21.7 per cent with India (24.5 per cent), Pakistan (58 per cent), and Sri Lanka (70.8 per cent). However, arrivals from Bangladesh declined by 11.2 per cent compared the same month of 20
Dragon Air daily flight Hongkong KathmanduAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016Dragon Air, the sister airlines of Cathay Pacific is going to operate daily flight on Hong Kong-Kathmandu route starting from September 2011. At present it has been operating three flights in a week. Focusing the increasing number of tourists from Hong Kong to Nepal and Nepal Tourism Year 2011 (NTY-2011), the company has decided to operate daily flight in this route, according to the company. The
No causality to Tourists by Sep 18th earthquake in NepalAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016The earthquake of 6.9-magnitude struck the Himalayan region including Nepal in the evening of September 18, 2011. According to government’s sources, seven people died in Nepal including two men and a child who were killed when a brick wall toppled outside the British Embassy in the capital, Kathmandu. Mostly affected areas are in eastern Nepal where many people were displaced due to collapse of
International Civil Aviation Marked in KathmanduAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016On 7th December 2011 the Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation of Nepal organized a walkathon to mark the International Civil Aviation Day on Wednesday. The walkathon, which started from Civil Aviation Office, Babarmahal in the Capital, reached to Tribhuvan International Airport. Around 200 participants including Minister for Tourism and Civil Aviation Lokendra Bista, State Minister Dilip Maharja
USA Lifted Travel Warning to NepalAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016The United States of America has lifted a warning issued to its citizens not to visit Nepal. The US had repeatedly listed Nepal as a country unfavorable for American citizens to travel to in the wake of Maoist insurgency and the Royal Massacre in June 2001. The last of the warnings was issued in January this year. “In recognition of improved conditions in Nepal, the US Department of State has re
The World’s First Interactive 3D Travel Portal Launches with “A Journey to Everest”Auther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016Singaporean company 3RD Planet has been unveiled as the first interactive 3D online travel portal with “A Journey to Everest”. The first 1 Million people around the world to log on to www.3rdplanet.com will be able to sign up for free and immediately explore this first incredible journey, a snapshot of what is to come as 3RD Planet develops. Harnessing interactive media for global travelers an
Lonely Planet declares Everest Base Camp one of the 10 best treks in the world Lonely Planet declares Everest Base Camp one of the 10 best treks in the worldAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016Lonely Planet the world’s largest selling travel guide book declares Everest Base Camp trekking is one 10 best treks in the world. It has ranked Everest Base Camp as the 4th best trekking trail after GR20, France (1st), Inca Trail, Peru (2nd), Pays Dogon, Mali (3rd). The book explains Everest Base Camp trekking in this way for its declaration: Reaching a height of 5,545m (18,193ft) at Kala Patta
Two ancient courtyards of Hanuman Dhoka Royal Palace to be opened for public Two ancient courtyards of Hanuman Dhoka Royal Palace to be opened for publicAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016The Hanumandhoka Durbar Museum Development Committee is opening two ancient courtyards at the Hanumandhoka Durbar in Kathmandu to the public. The Hanumandhoka Durbar is one of the eight places in the country listed under the UNESCO List of World Heritage Sites.The Committee is throwing open the Mohankali Chok and Sundari Chok, the two ancient courtyards at the site for public viewing from January
Visit Lumbini Year 2012 going to be launched Visit Lumbini Year 2012 going to be launchedAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016The government of Nepal has decided to launch Visit Lumbini Year 2012 on January 14 with an aim to spread Gautam Buddha’s message of peace across the world and develop the Buddha’s birthplace as a peace city and a global Buddhist center. According to the Ministry of Federal Affairs, Constituent Assembly, Parliamentary Affairs and Culture, the cabinet had decided to mark 2012 as the Vis
Air China to Open Kathmandu-Chengdu Rotations on January 5 Air China to Open Kathmandu-Chengdu Rotations on January 5Auther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016Starting January 5, Air China’s southwest offshoot will open rotations from Chengdu to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal , also known as the “City of Temples”, giving culture enthusiasts an additional travel option. The introduction of the new services will bring the number of foreign destinations served by Air China’s flights to and from Chengdu up to six and further cement
Developing a new trail from Manang to Lumbini on the occasion of Visit Lumbini Year-2012 Developing a new trail from Manang to Lumbini on the occasion of Visit Lumbini Year-2012Auther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016Focusing on the upcoming Visit Lumbini Year-2012 the neplease government is preparing to develop a new trekking trail linking Lumbini at the southern belt of Nepal Tarai with the Himalayan district of Manang and. The trail is being developed as a sub-trail of Great Himalayan Trail unveiled this year on the occasion of Nepal Tourism Year-2011. The new trail named Bhanu-Peace Trekking Trail will sta
Significant increase of Chinese tourists in NepalAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016Nepal has witnessed a significant increase of Chinese tourists in the first 11 month of 2011. Their number grew by 74.4 percent as compared to the corresponding period of previous year. With this increment, the northern neighbor became a country with the highest percentage of growth of tourists to Nepal as it is celebrating the Nepal Tourism Year 2011. From January to November 2011, the number of
Explore the Charming Wonders of the Himalayan Country- NepalAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016Nepal is the most fascinating country which is very worth to visit and explore in Asia. This beautiful country offers you the combination of superb culture and nature which offer you remarkable Nepal tour. The scared ancient temples, royal palaces, wonderful cities, phenomenon view of the Himalayas and many alike easily attract the vacationers from all over the globe. The exotic jungle safari in R
Apa Sherpa the highest recorded Mt. Everest summitter to break Himalayan trail Apa Sherpa the highest recorded Mt. Everest summitter to break Himalayan trailAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016Mr. Apa Sherpa, the 21 times Mt. Everest summitter has  announced his plans to embark on a gruelling 1,700 kilometre (1,060-mile) trek across the Himalayas. The 51-year-old Super Sherpa, will set off in January 2012 on the 120-day walk with climber Dawa Steven Sherpa in a bid to raise awareness of climate change. The expedition, the first official hike along the length of Nepal’s Great Hima
30 Chitwan hotels announce special packageAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016Thirty jungle resorts in Sauraha Chitwan National Park have offered a special package that among others includes 15 percent discount on food and lodging to guests visiting Sauraha during the 8th Elephant Festival that starts on Monday. Sankar Sainju, president of Regional Hotel Association, Sauraha said 30 out of around 80 resorts have agreed to offer special packages to guests visiting Sauraha du
Elephant race attracts tourists in Chitwan National Park Elephant race attracts tourists in Chitwan National ParkAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016Elephant Festival and International Elephant Race Competition in Chitwan National Park Most of the hotels in Sauraha, Chitwan National Park, have been packed with domestic and foreign tourists. Shankar Sainju, Chairman of Regional Hotel Association, Sauraha, said all hotels are filled to capacity. The number of tourists has gone up due to elephant race being organized from today. Similarly, the ho
Seoul moves to confirm Buddha’s birthplace in Nepal not in India Seoul moves to confirm Buddha’s birthplace in Nepal not in IndiaAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016Seoul moves to confirm Buddha’s birthplace in Nepal not in India. The government plans to launch an investigation into an allegation that the birthplace of Lord Buddha is wrongly described in Korean textbooks. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT) said Tuesday it will seek cooperation with relevant ministries, including the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and the Mi
Many little-known forts and monuments have great potential as tourism hubs Many little-known forts and monuments have great potential as tourism hubsAuther: hsmile | Posted Date: Thu, Jun 23rd, 2016Many little-known forts and monuments have great potential as tourism hubs As Visit Nepal Year 2011 winds down, the tourism promoters must have realized that it is essential to present diversified products to foreign travelers who are coming to Nepal in progressively greater numbers. One such product could be the forts and palaces that are found all over Nepal. Some of them date back to pre-unific