RUPANDEHI, May 16: The world peace flame to be lit at the inauguration of the 'Everest Marathon', which is organized every year on Everest Day (May 29), has been sent from Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, to the Everest base camp.

KATHMANDU, April 15: The District Police Office, Solukhumbu, has dispatched a team to Everest Base Camp to engage with the tourists and ensure peace and security.

KALA PATTHAR (Solukhumbu), March 9: The 114th International Women's Day was marked by organizing a conference in the Everest Base Camp on Friday at the presence of women from different walks of life.

Kathmandu, April 23 : Officials of the Department of Tourism say that over 300 climbers have reached the Everest Base Camp on Sunday for the summit push as the favorable window opened  for the spring season.

KATHMANDU, April 23: An autobiography titled ‘Himalayan Maverick’ of world record holder mountaineer Lakpa Dendi Sherpa published by Books Writing Nepal Pvt Ltd was officially launched amidst a programme organized at Everest Base Camp on Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 21: The homework to move the seven-decade-old Everest Base Camp a couple of hundred meters below its current point has begun.

Icefall doctors at Everest Base Camp

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SOLUKHUMBU, March 21: A team of eight icefall doctors has reached the base camp to pave the route for mountaineers to the summit of Mt Sagarmatha (Everest). A team led by Ang Sarki Sherpa, an icefall doctor who has been active in route construction for a long time, has reached the base camp.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The world famous Forbes Magazine has identified Mount Everest Base Camp at the third position out of the top 50 travel destinations for this year.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has started the process of providing WIFI service free of cost at Mount Everest Base Camp (EBC).

It is heartening to know that the country has a lot to offer to the travelers who want to explore natural and cultural heritages. Be it natural beauty or cultural heritage, Nepal amazes you with its cultural and natural diversity and its scenic beauty. Here are 20 places you should try your best to visit in 2020.

KATHMANDU, Oct 25: At a time when the government is preparing to host a dialogue on climate change named Sagarmatha Sambad in July next year, a group of four youngsters claimed that they staged a four-hour hunger strike at the base camp of Mount Everest on Wednesday to draw the world’s attention on climate change.

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

Our months-long investigation reveals chilling collusion among liaison officers (LOs), expedition companies and bureaucrats at the Ministry to award summit certificates to fake climbers. Moreover, politicians and those in powerful positions vouch for individuals to be an LO, but majority of those selected as LOs never stay in the Everest Base Camp (EBC) during the climbing season.

KATHMANDU, May 15: A team of experienced Nepali climbers scaled Mt Everest to become the first to do so this spring season and fixed the ropes to pave the way for other summit hopefuls.

KATHMANDU, April 28: Everest climbers are likely to face a serious traffic problem on the slopes of the world’s highest mountain this spring.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Manisha Koirala, a popular actress said the base camp of the world's highest peak Mount Everest was one of the most beautiful destinations of the globe.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli bid farewell to a four-member team who are heading to the Everest Base Camp to measure the height of the world's highest peak.

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Navigating the snowy paradise

November 17, 2018 09:51 am

As monsoon and winter in Himalayas seem fierce, early October to November is high time to watch the snow-capped mountains from the Kanchanjunga Base Camp (KBC). One of the great Himalayan trails of Nepal; the camp is a major hub for the tourists visiting the country every year. A flight from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur with a further seven-hour ride to Taplejung marks off the trekking trail to KBC. The journey comprises of 24-26 days of trekking that concludes at Oktang in the South point and PangPema in the North point of the camp. A 15-day package travelling to either of the points is however a matter of choice.

'Mahindra Adventure' launched

September 25, 2018 09:39 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, a part of Mahindra Group, has announced the launch of 'Mahindra Adventure' -- a unique experiential marketing initiatives in Nepal, along with the flag off of Summit Drive-2018 to the Everest Base Camp, the automobile maker said in a statement on Monday.

For the past five years, Samip Mainaly has traveled the highs and the lows of Nepal. He has traversed through the familiar trails of the country as well as been to the lesser-known places. As a travel guide, leading groups of travelers to unknown areas of Nepal is what he does best but he is a travel enthusiast himself and confesses he can’t just stay at one place for too long.