Technology has travelled a milestone resulting in easy accessibility and better transportation facilities. One can reach every corners of the globe. Construction of roads has become a blessing for people to elevate their lifestyle. However, there are some demerits of technology, like destroying natural beauty. Pokhara has been facing this very problem. Small bypasses in the district are rapidly destroyed by the construction of motor roads and the use of trail is decreasing.
KATHMANDU, April 29: Tourism entrepreneurs have proposed branding the Juphal-Dolpo trail as the 'Ambassador Trail' and promoting virgin, mountainous Dolpo of the Karnali region as a new tourist destination.
Spending some time amid nature rejuvenates you and gives you a better as well as fresher perspective of the world. Nature has the ability to drive your tiredness away and give you all the positivity you need to handle the stress in your daily life. Though it might be difficult to manage time for such activity, it is nevertheless necessary to timely rejuvenate your soul and mind. The Begnas to Karaputar trail and Galkot waterfall are some potential destinations to give yourself a healthy dosage of greenery.
MYAGDI, Sept 6: Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) has built new shelter house, widened walking trail and erected sign post on an alternative trekking route to Tilicho Lake from Mustang district.
Choosing our next travel destination is always an exciting prospect. And naturally, there are many things that dictate our picks. Culture, budget, scenery, weather, are some things we almost always consider but what if we tell you that there is another incredible incentive? Yes, food. We are talking about local cuisines.
KATHMANDU, June 23: With the election silence just four days away, leaders of major political parties have left the capital to participate in election campaigns in Province 1, 5 and 7. The second phase of the local elections is scheduled for June 28.
To be paid to travel is the dream of many but is it really all that is cooked up to be? The Week talked to two trekking guides and, as it turns out, it isn’t only the view that concerns them. There are many responsibilities and duties that come with the job. While they do enjoy the travel, it’s also a job that comes with its share of highs and lows. Here, we had them share their experiences.
KATHMANDU, April 27: A Taiwanese man who was missing on a mountain in Nepal for 47 days was rescued Wednesday, but his girlfriend died just three days before they were discovered, trekking officials said.
Relations between Janakpur and Ayodhya date back to Treta Yuga, some 10,000 years ago. At that time, Janakpur, the capital of ancient Mithila state, was ruled by Siradhwaj Janak, father of Sita; while Ayodhya, the capital of Awadh state, was ruled by King Dasarath, the father of Ram.
KATHMANDU, Oct 25: The United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DfID) has donated British Pound 1.5 million to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) for trail reconstruction for boosting food security and development.
ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP, Oct 24: Trekking trails along the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) that reaches to an altitude of 4130 meters traverse through cascading music of waterfalls, chirping of birds in the mysterious and wonderful forests amidst the background of serene snow-capped mountains. However, the local tourists traveling along the trails are the cold shoulder by the hotel owners as they get well paid by foreign tourists.
GALLLE, Sri Lanka, Aug 4: Sri Lanka seam bowler Vishwa Fernando took a wicket from only his second ball in test cricket on Thursday as Australia reached 54-2 at stumps on the first day of an evenly balanced second test.