Nepal Travel News

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Limit on carrying Cash while you travel to Nepal

Limit on carrying Cash while you travel to Nepal

Worried by the growing practice of using informal channel for remittances, the government has imposed restriction on carrying Nepali currency abroad or bringing into the country. Issuing a notice on Thursday, the central bank has said that any Nepali or foreign national will not be allowed to carry more than Rs 5,000 of Nepali currency to abroad or bring it into the country....

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Thamel to be 'Vehicle Free

Thamel to be 'Vehicle Free" from October 22

Thamel, the main tourist hub of Kathmandu will be made vehicle-free from October 22. The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) and Thamel Development Council informed that the general vehicles apart from most essential ones would be strictly prohibited to enter the Thamel area.

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Trekking trails are being shortened due to road construction

Trekking trails are being shortened due to road construction

The trekking route along the Annapurna Conservation Area is being shortened with the rampant construction of trial roads. The motorway construction has abridged the trekking of natural and tourism sites of the Annapurna Conservation Area that has put the trekking trade in crisis. Though the arrival of tourists is gradually increasing in the Annapurna Conservation Area, the ...

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Legends Of Everest

Legends Of Everest

Mount Everest is arguably the most stunning natural wonder of the world, and something that attracts countless tourists to Nepal. Even if you don't attempt to scale the mountain itself, the base camp trek is among the cooler things you can do in this part of the world (though it's no picnic itself!).

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Nepal survey to remeasure Mount Everest begins

Nepal survey to remeasure Mount Everest begins

Nepal has begun remeasuring Mount Everest to check if the height of the world’s tallest peak was altered by a powerful earthquake that struck the nation in 2015, the government said Friday. The official height of Mount Everest — which lies in the Himalayan range, straddling the border between Nepal and China — is 8,848 metres (29,029 feet), first recorded by an Indian ...

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Tourist numbers up in Annapurna circuit

Tourist numbers up in Annapurna circuit

The influx of domestic as well as foreign tourists has increased with the beginning of the tourist season along the Annapurna Trekking Circuit. Sources at the Tourist Check Post in Besisahar, Lamjung district, said as many as 60 tourists pass through Lamjung for Annapurna Trekking Circuit on a daily basis. Around 200 international tourists reach the trekking route on a daily ...

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Solidarity rally for the Survival of Tourism in Nepal

Solidarity rally for the Survival of Tourism in Nepal

Different travel trade associations took out a rally in Kathmandu on Friday (4th DEC) to draw the attention of concerned government agencies toward problems being faced by tourism industry. Around 500 tourism entrepreneurs, workers and other stakeholders participated in the ''Solidarity Walk for Survival of Tourism' organized by Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents ...

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Ghorepani Poon hill trekking trail upgraded

Ghorepani Poon hill trekking trail upgraded

Local lodge/hotel and tourism entrepreneurs of Ghorepani have come together to upgrade one of the short, easy and popular trekking tail of Nepal Ghorepani Poonhil. In the past three years, more than Rs. 7 million has been spent in improving the condition of the trekking route, according to Ghorepani Hotel Management Committee. Last year, the committee had received Rs. 500,000 ...

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Landslide-disrupted Langtang trekking route opened

Landslide-disrupted Langtang trekking route opened

The Langtang trekking route disrupted by the landslide, which was triggered by the April 25 earthquake, has reopened. Many parts of this classic trekking route were also damaged in the devastating incident.

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Route to be change for Mt. Everest expedition

Route to be change for Mt. Everest expedition

The route used by mountaineers to scale Mount Everest is to be changed amid fears of an increased avalanche risk. Nepal will change the path next month after a deadly collapse in 2014 killed 16 Sherpa guides - the worst single loss of life in expedition history.

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Nepal included in the 10 Coolest Places to Visit in 2015

Nepal included in the 10 Coolest Places to Visit in 2015

Nepal has been listed as the top ten coolest countries in the world to visit in 2015 by the famous Forbes magazine based in the US. Nepal, a country with the most diverse topography with the highest peak in the world to tropical lowlands, is placed in the 9th position in ´The Ten Coolest Places to Visit in 2015´ in the magazine´s latest edition contributed by scribe Ann ...

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Nepal Airlines to resume mountain flight after 18 years

Nepal Airlines to resume mountain flight after 18 years

Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is planning to resume its mountain flights within few months after almost 18 years. To study the feasibility of mountain flight through its 56-seater Modern Ark (MA) 60, the state owned airlines conducted test flight on Saturday.

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4 people killed in Mustang avalanche including 3 foreigners

4 people killed in Mustang avalanche including 3 foreigners

Four people including three foreign tourists have been killed in an avalanche in Mustang district on Tuesday night. One Nepali, one Israeli and two from Polish trekkers are among the deceased, according to Mustang Chief District Officer Baburam Bhandari. Fourteen other tourists have been injured in the incident. Tourists were caught in the avalanche while they were coming ...

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