Nanglo – the iconic restaurant brand – is synonymous with the restaurant culture of Nepal. Kakshapatis, who hail from Palpa district of western Nepal, opened Café de Park at the present day Ratna Park in 1973 mainly to cater to foreign tourists whose footfalls were growing gradually in Jhochen area popularly known as Freak Street at that time. The Kakshapatis had no idea then that this small restaurant would begin restaurant culture in Nepal. The food served there was so delicious that client footfalls started increasing and the promoters felt the need to move to a location in just three years. ...

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Kul Bahadur Gurung is not an unheard name in Nepali tourism industry. Born in 2032 BS in Chalis village of Sertung VDC in northern Dhading, Gurung is a young and dynamic tourism entrepreneur, climate activist. He is the managing director of Alliance Nepal Treks and Expeditions. Gurung is involved in social works through number of organizations.

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Dear Monica, I have very special memories with you. Last year, we spent the entire day in Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Together, we watched erotic wood carvings and visited the pottery square. We deeply observed the beauty of 55-window Palace and talked about art, history and life. You talked about books and Buddhism. I talked about Hinduism and explained the concept of trinity (Brahma, Bishnu and Maheshwar) to you. Finally, you hugged and kissed me and when we returned to Thamel. But this time I am not giving you hugs and kisses. I want to share my diary of four days when I was ...

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Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) celebrated its 45th anniversary on Thursday by organizing a ceremony in Kathmandu. Tourism Secretary Krishna Prasad Sapkota inaugurated the anniversary celebration by cutting a cake. Speaking at the program, Secretary Sapkota lauded efforts being put by NMA for the promotion of mountaineering and adventure tourism in Nepal. “I ...

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Nepal Army runner Khagendra Bhatta and Nirkala Kulung Rai of Solukhumbu have won the men’s and women’s category of 3rd TAAN Langtang International Marathon 2018 held in Langtang Region on ...
C N Pandey of Samrat Travels & Tours has been elected the new president of Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA).
Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) celebrated its 44th Anniversary by organizing a program on the premises of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) on Wednesday.
Salam AirSalam Air, a budget carrier from the Sultanate of Oman, started scheduled flights on Muscat-Kathmandu-Muscat from Tuesday.

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The government is planning to sign Air Service Agreement (ASA) with Australia and revise existing ASAs with Unite Arab Emirates and Thailand as it gears up to improve connectivity ahead ...
The first of the two Airbus A330-200 aircraft ordered by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) arrived at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu on Thursday.
Thai Lion Air — a low cost airline — has received permission to operate scheduled flight on Bangkok-Kathmandu-Bangkok sector. The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) took the decision ...
GBTA three-day Great Buddhist Trail cycling rally concluded in Lumbini – the birthplace of Buddha – on February 28.

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Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) and International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) jointly launched map a new trekking trail in the Kanchanjunga region in Eastern Nepal on Friday.
Kenyan runner Philip Yiego has won the Mount Everest Marathon Goodwill Prize in the Kanchenjunga Marathon held in Sikkim, India, last week.
International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA) has decided to organize its next management committee meeting in Nepal.
The 41st edition of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Travel Mart-2018 kicked off in Langkawi, Malaysia from Thursday. Organized by the Tourism Ministry of Malaysia and the PATA Head Office, over 1,000 representatives from 70 countries are participating in the mega event of the tourism industry of Asia-Pacific. Altogether 252 buyers ...

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Nepal received unprecedented religious and tourism mileage as the Birthplace of Lord Buddha at the 5th Sichuan International Travel Expo (SCITE) 18 held in Leshan, China from September 6 to ...
Tourist arrivals to Nepal posted a remarkable growth of 73.5 percent year-on-year to 73,285 visitors in July. According to data released by Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), the healthy growth in the ...
Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), along with 11 private tourism companies from Kathmandu and the eastern region, participated at the Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF) held in Indian city of Kolkata ...
Popular travel guidebook Lonely Planet has included Kathmandu in its ‘Best in Travel 2019: Top Cities’ list.

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Nepal celebrated World Tourism Day 2018 by organizing various programs in different parts of the country. The theme of this year’s celebration was ‘Tourism and the Digital Transformation’. Different travel trade ...
Senior tourism entrepreneur Tek Chandra Pokharel passed away in Kathmandu this morning.
Popular travel guide book has featured Lumbini – the birthplace of Lord Buddha and a UNESCO World Heritage site – in its ‘2018 Best in Asia’ list. Lumbini is ranked 7th ...
TAANTrekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) on Friday organized an interaction on ‘Organic Agro Tourism’ in Kathmandu.

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Khumbi-Ila Samrakshan Pratisthan organized a Ghalegaun familiarization trip for home stay operators of Salyan VDC in Kaski from October 31 to November 2. A 16-member team from Salyan VDC visited Ghalegaun, ...
Census of Bengal Floricans, one of the world’s rare bird species, at Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve in Kanchanpur has begun.
Conservation activists have found a new species of cat in upper part of Manang district.
China has opened a new land crossing into Tibet for Indian pilgrims heading to the holy Kailash-Mansarovar area.

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Airlines rushed on Thursday to change rules to require a second crew member in the cockpit at all times, hours after French prosecutors suggested a co-pilot who barricaded himself alone ...
Travel review portal TripAdvisor has announced ‘Travelers’ Choice Destinations 2015?, putting Kathmandu in the 19th position. Kathmandu is the only South Asian city to feature in the list.
Popular media outlet CNN has included Great Himalaya Trail (GHT) in ’10 of the world’s most amazing long-distance trails’ list.