Mike’s Breakfast at Baluwatar is a little oasis in the middle of this concrete city. The eatery, which specializes in breakfast as the name suggests, boasts of lush green garden, clam environment and peaceful ambience.

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Zimba is the third generation from his family in the adventure tourism sector Zimba Zangbu Sherpa is not a new name to those involved in Nepali travel trade especially the adventure tourism sector. Born in 2015 BS in Khumjung village of Solukhumbu district, Sherpa is the former president of Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), owner of Khumbi-Ila Trekking & Mountaineering and La Villa Sherpani – a deluxe resort in Lukla, and President of Khumbi-Ila Samrakshyan Samuha – a non-profit organization. Born to a family of mountaineering sirdars, adventure tourism was the obvious career choice for Zimba. “My grandfather Dawa Tenzing Sherpa was the ...

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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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etravelpressSantabir Lama has been elected president of Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).

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Incumbent 1st vice president Santabir Lama has filed nomination for the post of president of Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).
Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA) has said that it was establishing International Rescue Center in Kathmandu.
Himalayan Travel Mart (HTM) 2017 has concluded in Kathmandu on a promising note.
CAANThe International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has formally informed the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) that the significant safety concern (SSC) issued to Nepal by the ICAO Coordinated Validation Mission in July, 2013, has been resolved.

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Turkish Airlines has launched a new consumer scheme together with coffee chain Himalayan Java.
Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) on Friday signed an agreement with US-based AAR Corp to procure two Airbus A330-200 aircraft.
Saurya Airlines had added a new Bombardier CRJ-200 series aircraft to its fleet.
ASTSAPPOINTS RECORD-SETTING INDIAN EVERESTER AS ITS GOODWILL AMBASSADOR Adventure Sports Tourism Society (ASTS) has appointed Love Raj Singh Dharmshaktu – the first Indian national to climb Mt Everest – as its goodwill ambassador for the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Acting Director General of the Department of Tourism Durga Dutta Dhakal handed over a certificate ...

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Suman Kulung and Nirkala Rai have won the men’s and women’s category of Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon held in the Everest Region on Monday.
More than 100 climbers of different expedition teams reached the summit of Mt Everest from the Nepali side on Monday.
Swiss climber Ueli Steck has perished on the slope of Mt Everest, according to officials of the Department of Tourism.
NTBNepal Tourism Board (NTB) on Monday signed separate Memorandum of Understandings with leading international news outlets British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and Reuters, and popular travel rating site TripAdvisor for effective promotion of destination Nepal in international market.

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The three-day #photoNepal photography exhibition began in Kathmandu from Friday.
Deepak Raj Joshi has been appointed as the new CEO of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB).
Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Kripasur Sherpa has said that efforts should be made to bring tourism, which suffered severe setback due to the devastating earthquake of April ...
BIMSTECThe first meeting of Network of BIMSTEC Tour Operators concluded in New Delhi India on Friday.

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Seasoned tourism entrepreneur BK Shrestha is no more.
Popular travel magazine National Geographic has featured Pokhara city in its ‘Best Spring Trips 2017’ list.
Tourist arrivals to Nepal in 2016 jumped by 39.71 percent to 753,002 compared to arrival figures of 2015.
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.