JUMLA, Jan 2: The 10-year master plan prepared by Jumla Social Development Center in 2008 for the developing Sinja valley in Jumla district into a tourist destination has been limited to papers alone. The draft which was handed to the District Development Committee has been gathering dust.

Preparation on to open Ratna Temple

December 19, 2019 12:36 pm

KASKI, Dec 19: The government has stepped up its preparation to keep Pokhara-based Ratna Temple open for public in view of the English New Year 2020.

Gorkha Durbar reconstruction slow

December 12, 2019 07:35 am

GORKHA, Dec 12: The historic Gorkha Durbar (palace), one of the most preferred tourist destinations in Gorkha district, wears an ugly look.

CHITWAN, Nov 7: There are plans to develop ‘Meghauli Rhino Park’ in Meghauli, a popular tourist destination in Chitwan district. As per information given by tourism expert Biswa Raj Subedi, a detailed project report (DPR) is prepared for construction of the park that will cost estimated Rs 210 million.

If you are visiting Mahendra and Chamero Cave, popular tourist destinations in Pokhara, you will be now able to enjoy free Wi-fi. In association with world link, Mahendra and Chamero Cave Tourism Development committee is providing the free Wi-fi for the tourists who visit the area.

Bad road takes toll on tourism in Nagarkot

September 25, 2019 08:05 am

The 16-kilometer road was scheduled to be completed by Fiscal Year 2015/16

ILAM, Sept 25: The much-hyped Visit Nepal 2020 is just three months away but most of the roads leading to major tourist destinations are yet to be repaired. The situation is not different in Province 1, which boasts of having over two dozen tourist destinations.

Potholes: Death traps of the tourist city

September 19, 2019 08:02 am

POKHARA, Sept 19: A local businessman in Pokhara, Om Prakash Pandey was returning home on Monday when he got stuck at Birauta roadside for hours. His car could not move ahead due the pool of water all over the road. After getting stranded there from early afternoon to late evening, he somehow managed to drive further. But there were too many potholes that made his drive too challenging.

RASUWA, Aug 27: The influx of visitors in tourist destinations of Rasuwa district has increased of late. The number of tourists travelling to Langtang, Gosaikunda, Tamang Sampadamarg, and Rasuwagadhi has increased.

DHARAN, July 28: Until a few years ago, an Osho Ashram located on the border of ward number 13 and 20 of Dharan Metropolis, near the Sardu River would have very few visitors.

KATHMANDU, April 8: The government is set to make a soft-launch of its 'Visit Nepal Year 2020' campaign from Pokhara, a famous tourist destination, on April 13 marking the eve of the Nepali New Year, 2076.

Destination Syangja

November 26, 2018 11:33 am

SYANGJA, Nov 26: Winter has hit the town and we can notice the deposition of snow in the mountains. Ripped buckwheat and paddy have changed the terrace of Syangja village into a sea of cereals. Blessed with diverse natural beauty, Syangja has a huge potential for tourism. The presence of natural and cultural heritages has added to promoting adventure and religious tourism in the district.

POKHARA, Nov 12: Tourism entrepreneurs in Pokhara are concerned with the inflow of more budget tourists who ‘haggle’ too much, together with shortening stay of tourists in the top tourist destination of the country in recent years. To their dismay, high-end tourists are visiting in less numbers these days.

440 tourists enter Pokhara a day

November 3, 2018 09:07 am

POKHARA, Nov 3: On average, 440 foreign tourists enter the tourist city of Pokhara every day, according to statistics compiled by the Ministry of Energy, Tourism, Forest and Environment of Gandaki Province. Of them, 230 are Indian nationals.