Exploiting the full potential of adventure tourism in Nepal is a sure-shot way to prosperity for the country, provided that we just do not talk the talk but also walk the walk. That said, it’s good to see the local and provincial governments taking the initiatives of their own to promote tourism in their areas, especially after the country adopted federalism some five years ago.

POKHARA, Jan 3: A week-long 'Summer Ski' festival is being held in the Mardi Mountain region with the objective of promoting adventure tourism from February 10. The event is being organized by the Sustainable Himalayan Fund.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Himalaya Expeditions has launched 'Bike Mount EVEREST', a new adventure tourism product, on the occasion of 40th World Tourism Day.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Nepal Mountain Academy (NMA) is starting a postgraduate degree in adventure tourism studies. Academic advisor to the NMA, Prof Dr Ramesh Bajracharya claimed this to be the first-ever postgraduate course in adventure tourism in the world.