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Ilam to host 12-day tourism festival from December 20

Kathmandu, December 4 A tourism festival is being organised from December 20 through 31 in Ilam with the objective of overall promotion of tourism in Jhapa, Ilam, Panchthar and Taplejung districts in Province 1. The Mechi Area Tourism Festival is being organised with the goal of promoting the four districts as tourism destinations and improving […]

Chitwan all set to host elephant festival from Dec 26

Chitwan, December 2 The 15th Chitwan Elephant Festival is going to take place at the Baghmara ground in Sauraha of Chitwan from December 26 to 30. The festival will also include an elephant polo competition as in the previous years. The festival is being held every year on the eve of the New Year in […]

Chinese culture minister in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, November 13 China’s Minister of Culture Luo Shugang has arrived in Kathmandu on an official trip to Nepal on Tuesday. The Minister is visiting Nepal to discuss extending cultural ties between the two neighbours, according to sources. Meanwhile, the guest paid a visit to his Nepali counterpart Rabindra Adhikari at the Minister of Culture, […]

Kathmandu-Janakpur tourist bus service begins

Kathmandu, November 11 A direct tourist bus service connecting Kathmandu and Janakpur has been brought into operation from Sunday. The first of its kind service was operated by Deepjyoti Tours and Travel Pvt. Ltd. The bus would reach Janakpaur via Kavre, Sindhuli and Bardibas. The direct tourist bus service is expected to connect the country‚Äôs […]

Two million foreign tourists will visit Nepal in 2020, hopes Minister Adhikari

Kathmandu, November 8 Nepal’s tourism minister says his country will see exciting footfall of at least two million foreign tourists as Nepal will mark the year 2020 as a special campaign to promote tourism. Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari says the number of foreign tourists will go up during the Visit […]

French national dies after Langtang trek

Rasuwa, November 7 A French citizen has died in Langtang region, a popular trekking destination for foreigners in Rasuwa district, north of Kathmandu, on Wednesday morning. The deceased has been identified as Herve Gueltas, 65. His passport number is 10 C A 80039. He was suffering from common cold, said local police. Gueltas was staying […]