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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Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) and Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020 Secretariat have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for organizing various programs both at home and abroad to meet the objectives of Visit Nepal Year 2020 campaign.

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Journalists Association for Tourism – Nepal (JAT-Nepal) has unanimously elected a new leadership with Devi Prasad Pant as president.
Khum Bahadur Subedi of Unique Adventure Treks International Ltd has been elected the president of Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN).
Two panels of leftist and democratic trekking operators led by Anjan Thapa and Khum Bahadur Subedi, respectively, contesting the election   Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) is holding an election for ...
Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has received go-ahead from China Civil Aviation Administration (CAAA) to operate scheduled flights to Guangzhou.

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Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari and six others died in a helicopter crash in eastern Nepal on Wednesday afternoon.
The Public Accounts Committee of (PAC) has formed a sub-committee under the leadership of Nepali Congress lawmaker Rajan KC to probe alleged irregularities in the purchase of two wide-body aircraft ...
Salam Air, a budget carrier from the Sultanate of Oman, started scheduled flights on Muscat-Kathmandu-Muscat from Tuesday.
Ang Rita Sherpa, the first man to climb Everest 10 times, is no more. He was 72. The veteran climber breathed his last at his daughter’s residence in Jorpati at 10 am on Monday, according to family sources. Born in 1948 in Yillajung of Solukhumbu, Sherpa entered mountaineering as a porter at ...

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The government has shut down Mount Everest and other mountain peaks of the country for the spring season because of the coronavirus outbreak. 
A three-day Great Buddhist Trail cycling rally concluded in Lumbini – the birthplace of Buddha – on February 28.
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.
Popular actress Manisha Koirala, who trekked to the Everest Base Camp earlier this month, has termed her trip ‘an experience of a lifetime’. 

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Wildlife photographs taken by Chitwan-based photographer Sagar Giri are on display at Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) as part of its monthly #photoNepal event.
International tourist arrivals to Nepal have crossed the record one million mark.
Deepak Raj Joshi, CEO of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), has been honored with IIPT Champions in Challenge Award 2018.
In an attempt to breathe life into the tourism industry battered by the COVID-19 pandemic, Nepal launched Tourism Recovery Task Force (TRTF) on the eve of World Tourism Day2020 on Saturday.

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Eight Indian tourists, who were found unconscious in a hotel room in Daman, Makwanpur, on Tuesday morning, have been confirmed dead.
Nepal saw a 10% surge in tourist footfalls in October compared to arrival figures of the same month last year.
The government has appointed Yogesh Bhattarai as the Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation.
Wildlife photographs taken by Chitwan-based photographer Sagar Giri are on display at Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) as part of its monthly #photoNepal event.

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Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) on Friday organized an interaction on ‘Organic Agro Tourism’ in Kathmandu.
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.
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.