CN Pandey Elected NATTA President

CN Pandey Elected NATTA President

CN Pandey has been elected to the post of president of Nepal Association of Tour and Travels Agents (NATTA). At the election for the new executive committee held in Kathmandu on Friday, Pandey won by six votes. Pandey bagged 212 votes out of 420, while his rival Dipendra Kumar Sharma got only 206 votes. Similarly, Achyut Guragain and Sangita Jirel have been elected first vice president and second vice president, respectively, while Ramesh Thapa has been elected general secretary. Likewise, Sabita Bhattarai has been elected secretary, Ram Prashad Shrestha treasurer, and Surendra Bhattarai assistant treasurer. Shudarshan Nepal, Debaki Gurung, Phuri Gyaljen Sherpa, Amrit Kumar Dhakal, Ramesh Poudel, Raju Dhakal, Inu Thapa, Gita Dhakal have been elected members of the executive … Continue Reading……..

Pokhara Street Festival set to Welcome New Year 2018

Pokhara Street Festival set to Welcome New Year 2018

Pokhara, 20 December 2017: Restaurant and Bar Association of Nepal (REBAN) Pokhara chapter is set to host the 19th edition of Annual Pokhara Street prior to the English New Year 2018. The festival will start from December 28 to January 1, 2018. The festive spirit will once again come alive when the streets of Lakeside will be decorated with lights, filled with the aroma of delicacy and tuned with the finest musical performance. With the main slogan ‘Eat on the street, Dance on the street, Enjoy on the street’, the festival will draw maximum number of visitors; both Nepali and foreigners. According to the festival coordinator, Gopi Bhattarai, the festival will focus on food items, music and various cultural programs. … Continue Reading……..

14 Chitwan Elephant Festival 2017

14 Chitwan Elephant Festival 2017

An elephant festival has kicked off in Sauraha of Chitwan with a view to boosting up local tourism. The festival, aimed at prolonging stay of tourists in the town, is organised coinciding with Christmas and the English New Year, according to Regional Hotel Association, Chitwan, the event organizer. Landmark Forest Park Chitwan For more details information: Gairidhara, Kathmandu, Nepal. Tel: +977-1-4004706 / 07,  Fax: +977-1-4004704 Email: reservation@landmarkforest.com,  Web: www.landmarkforest.com

India stand atop the list of highest number of tourists visiting Nepal, China follows back

The number of tourists arriving Nepal has increased tremendously. The number of tourists that 2016 saw is witnessed by 2017 in its first ten months. According to the official figures from the Department of Immigration, a total of 1 Lakh 57 Thousand 4 Hundred and 48 tourists have toured Nepal in first 10 months of 2017. In 2016 the total number of tourists arriving Nepal stood at 7 Lakhs 53 Thousand and 2 and it is toppled by increment of 4 thousand by the data of 2017. With the pace of increment it is expected that the number of tourists visiting Nepal this year could reach upto One Million. As per the official records of Nepal in 2012 a total … Continue Reading……..

Western Nepals tourist destinations Poon Hill and Ghorepani witness high tourist influx

Western Nepals tourist destinations Poon Hill and Ghorepani witness high tourist influx

The Poon Hill and the Ghorepani lying on the round Annapurna now is flocked with tourists as the place is renowned for sightseeing of the Himalayan ranges and the dawn. The area which lies at an altitude of 3 Thousand 2 Hundred and 10 meters height is visited by about 5 hundred tourists in a day and the hotels on the entry point of the tourist destination is all packed with the start of the autumn season. The Ghorepani Tourist Police Beat has recorded a total of 14 thousand 2 hundred and 34 foreign nationals’ entry in the last four months of last fiscal year. Though the data about the Nepali nationals are not recorded the entrepreneurs here also has … Continue Reading……..

5 Days Tihar Festival

5 Days Tihar Festival

Tihar is the five days celebration in Yama Panchak. Tihar is the most celebrated festival after Dashain in Nepal. It is a five-day festival celebrated in late autumn. It has its unique ways of celebration. Story behind Tihar There are various stories about the celebration of Tihar. One of the famous stories behind the celebration of tihar is related to Yama the god of death and his sister Yamuna. Yama had been staying away from his sister for a long time. His sister wanted to meet him so she asked various sources to visit him and ask him to give her a visit. She sent crow, dog, and cow and at the end she went herself to see her brother. … Continue Reading……..