Gorkha is one of the most important historical districts of Nepal. King Prithvi Narayan Shah had initiated unification of modern Nepal from Gorkha. There are dozens of historical and archaeological sites scattered in the district. Grokha is blessed by nature splendor as well as land marked by historic, religious, ecological and cultural importance in the history of Nepal.
The Nepalese capital city of Kathmandu appears 4th on the list of the least expensive cities in the world in which to live. In addition to being the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu is also the largest and most developed city within the country. It is nestled in Kathmandu Valley within the Himalayas mountain range.
Permanence and change: together they provide the pleasing paradox of a walk in the Himalayas. Here in the Langtang Valley, in the lee of changeless mountains and timeless horizons, the scene shifts hourly, each hundred metres of elevation peeling back another layer of this country's character, and each stage of the trek a novelty in every way but one: the direction - up.
The Nepal International Taekwondo Federation (NITF) hosted the seventh edition of the Asian Taekwondo Championship from April 18-23, 2014 at Kathmandu. In this mega Asian event, more than 344 players from 19 Asian countries were participated.
If you are looking for a trekking and adventure experience in Nepal in this autumn or at any time, you may take some reference from the given routes of trekking destinations of Nepal.
Nepal celebrates hundreds of religiously and socially important festivals throughout the year. Among them, Janai Purnima (Janai means sacred thread and Purnima means full moon) is the sacred thread festival practice by Hindu followers.
Gai Jatra, festival of Cow is an ancient festival falls in the month of August. This festival is popular among Newar community of Kathmandu valley and Tharu community of Terai. It is celebrated in the memory of death people during the year and supposed that this procession lead dead to heaven.
Nepal, a country of holy sprits and super scenic natural resources is a dragger of world’s attention, both through the mind and body. The variant geography and picturesque mountain ranges are the unexcelled features of this country
A team of three Nepali women have successfully scaled the top of Mt K2 (8,611m). Mt K2 is the second highest peak in the world, in Pakistan and is considered as the most deadly summit too.
Indra jatra is the festival to worship Lord Indra; God of Rain and King of Heaven. It is supposed that this festival is celebrated to make Indra happy and to thank him for rain. Indra jatra festival is celebrated in Kathmandu valley in the day of Bhadra Dwadasi to Ashwin Krishna Chaturdasi. It is an 8 days long festival.
Everest trekking: one of the finest and adventure leisure activity in the world. Your journey to Everest region permits you to encounter world’s highest peak; Mt. Everest (8,848m), UNESCO heritage site Everest national park and the oldest Sherpa settlements.
On this 25th of September, Nepal is celebrating the biggest festival of the year- Dashain. Generally, every year during the month of September/ October, Nepalese people (especially Hindu community) celebrate Dashain as the most auspicious festival with great enthusiasm and thrill.
Nepal’s wide circle of fest and festival is popularly noted all over the world. It is also said that, it has more festivals than days in a year. The huge ethnicity of the country celebrates wide range of festivals with own unique practices. Among them Tihar is one of the most important national festival of Nepal.
Nepal is a systematized destination for wild, adventure and planned trekking, tour and outdoor activities. The unending Himalayan ranges, uneven landforms, biodiversity and the wonderful ethnicity are the unbeatable assets of the country to which no-one could overcome.
Annapurna: itself a brand name of panoramic mountain range and rewarding trekking routes. Nepal’s Annapurna circuit trekking trail is one of top destination amongst trekkers and adventure seekers of around the Globe.
Trekking- simply means to walk in and around the mountains, hills and foothills. It leads you to the dense forest, rocky trails, river valleys or some of the iconic base camp of the world.
South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC)’s 18th summit program is hosting by Nepal from November 22 to 27 in Kathmandu. After the approval from other seven SAARC members (Total 8 including Nepal), they fixed date and the place. This is third time Nepal is hosting this summit after 1997 and 2002.
Lonely Planet has listed Nepal’s Khumbu region in sixth among the top 10 must-visit destinations for the following year 2015. A report published in Oct 21, 2014 has denoted this fact. Khumbu is a mountain region of eastern Nepal where highest peak of the world Mt. Everest (8,848m) stands.
If anyone is asked, what's the place you love most? The most answer could be "Nepal". In these years, Nepal is being one among the countries of first choice where your eye and body never feel tired. Nepal is the home of Mt. Everest (8,848m), more than 70% of its territory is occupied by dramatic peaks of the Himalayas and hills.
Christmas is an annual festival celebrated in the memory of the day on which Jesus Christ was born, on 25th December every year. It is an important festival among the Christian community. Christmas is the festival of joy and happiness; it is believed that Jesus was sent in Earth to rescue human beings from sins and sorrows.
Literally Maha Shivaratri means 'great night of the God Shiva'. It is a night of Falgun Krishna Chaturdasi under Hindu Lunar calendar. This night is celebrated as birth night of Lord Shiva and thousands of devotees gather in Shiva temples of Nepal and India, Pashipatinath being the major one. Pashupatinath is a cultural UNESCO world heritage site of Nepal as well.
Mustang is a trans-Himalaya district of Nepal. It is a former kingdom of Lo where Tibetan language and cultures are still widely accepted. As per evidences found, the stone age human civilization was widely groomed here.
The first phase of Paragliding Pre world cup tour- 2015 is going to start at Pokhara, Nepal from 27th February to 5th March 2015. The expert pilots from different countries will take off with their gliding parachutes from Sarangkot hill (1,450m), Pokhara.
Today on 5th March, Nepal is celebrating Holi festival. Holi is also known as the “festival of color” and is the mark of arrival of spring. Though Holi is the festival of Hindu, people from different religion or geographic location of Nepal celebrates this with great joy and enthusiasm.
Nepal is an extensively diversified country with varied climatic conditions as per topography and altitude. It measures about 885 kilometers along its Himalayan axis by 145 - 241 kilometers across.
Tsum: a splendid hidden valley is brilliantly located at the lap of Himalayan sanctuary, in north of historic Gorkha district. Only open in 2008 for foreigners, Tsum is nestled right at the rim of majestic snow caps Himalchuli, Ganesh Himal, Sringi and Buddha Himal. This region is one of the fertile lands for Buddhism and its diverse practices.
Nepal government officially reopened six UNESCO world heritage sites within Kathmandu valley. By massive earthquakes of 25th April and 12th May, several historical monuments of the sites were damaged and so these were closed for visitors.
The famous travel guidebook Lonely Planet has listed Annapurna region of Nepal is one among the “Best places to travel in October 2015” in an article published on 9th July, 2015.
After a long struggle and cumulative works finally Nepal has got a new constitution. It was nearly seven decades long wait of people and now it came as a symbol of stability, development and prosperity. Besides of some unsatisfied demands of few minority groups, most of Nepali and international society is appreciating it.
Nepal is a central attraction for nature, culture and artifacts lovers. It has a lot to offer to its visitors. The marvelous mountain beauty, hair raising landscapes, wonderful cultural practices and finest art skills are some of remarkable ones which have created its glorious and unique recognition in the world.
After a devastating earthquake and series of aftershocks, the tourism industry of Nepal had badly affected but now it’s time to rise again. Finally after almost a year, most of tourist destinations of the country have been slowly renovating and travelers from around the globe are keeping their eyes on it.