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Nepal wins Best Booth Operation Award in Korea Monday, June 18th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Nepal has won the Best Booth Operation Award in the 33rd Korea World Travel Fair. Nepal Tourism Board informed through a press release today that Nepal won the award in the fair organised at COEX Convention & Exhibition Center, Seoul of South Korea from June 14-17 for its..

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Karnali-Rara Tourism Year inauguration cost Rs 6.38 million Saturday, June 9th, 2018

SURKHET: The government of Karnali Province has said Rs 6.381 million was spent in the inauguration of the Karnali-Rara Tourism Year-2075 campaign. Minister for Economic Affairs of the province government Prakash Jwala gave this information while responding to the queries raised by the opposition..

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Nepal honors 9 Sherpa for Everest successes on anniversary Thursday, May 31st, 2018

KATHMANDU, (AP): Nepal honored several Sherpa guides for their own Everest successes on the anniversary Tuesday of the first conquest of the world’s highest peak. Government minister Bina Magar, who herself is an Everest climber, honored the guides at a ceremony held every year on the date in..

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Greatest female Everest climber wants to inspire other women Saturday, May 26th, 2018

By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The most successful female Everest climber said after finishing her ninth ascent of the world’s highest mountain that she wants to inspire all women so they too can achieve their dreams. Lhakpa Sherpa was guiding some 50 climbers with her brother..

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Rafting festival in Trishuli on cards Thursday, May 24th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The 30th Annual Rafting Festival is to be organised in the Trishuli River from Bandare to Phisling on May 26. Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies (NARA) is organising the event around the slogan of 'Let Us Protect Our Rivers for Tourism and Environment'. NARA held a press conference..

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316 climbers scaled Mt Everest Monday, May 21st, 2018

KATHMANDU: Over 300 mountaineers have reached the highest peak of the World, Mt Everest or Sagarmatha until 9th day of this season. According to liaison officer at the Mt Everest Base Camp Gyanendra Shrestha, 316 have so far successfully climbed the Everest. He added that over 40 climbers reached..

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277 mountaineers reach atop Mount Everest Saturday, May 19th, 2018

KATHMANDU: A total of 277 mountaineers have successfully climbed the world's highest peak, Mount Everest, in seven days since the expedition began this season. As many as 277 mountaineers have ascended to the highest summit since the outset of the mountaineering of the spring season this year,..

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241 climbers scale Mt Everest Friday, May 18th, 2018

KATHMANDU: So far 241 climbers have scaled Mt Everest till the sixth day of expedition of this climbing season. Liaison Officer of Department of Tourism Tilakram Pandey said that a total of 65 persons including 31 foreigners reached the top of Mt Everest on Friday. On Thursday, 25 persons had..

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Around a 100 climbers atop Mt Everest in a single day Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

SOLUKHUMBU: Some hundred mountaineers have reached the summit of the world's highest mountain Everest or Sagarmatha today. A total of 94 climbers representing various expedition teams scaled the Mt Everest in different times of the day, according to liaison officer of Department of Tourism..

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World record set amid Everest climbing fever Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Everest’s summit season got off to a frantic start on Monday with at least 30 climbers reaching the peak, including a Chinese double amputee and an Australian who set a world record. Xia Boyu, a 69-year-old hit by frostbite on Everest more than four decades ago, and Steve Plain, who..

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40 climbers conquer Mt Everest in a single day Monday, May 14th, 2018

Ramesh Lamsal,CB Adhikari, KATHMANDU: A total of 40 climbers have scaled Mt Everest or Sagarmatha on Monday. Liaison Officer of Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Gyanendra Shrestha told RSS from Mt Everest Base Camp that 40 climbers including foreigners climbed Mt Everest on the..

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Nepal preps for busy year as hundreds cleared to climb Everest Thursday, April 26th, 2018

KATHMANDU, (AFP): Hundreds of adventurers have been granted permits to climb Mount Everest, officials in Nepal said Thursday (Apr 26), foreshadowing another bumper year despite concerns about overcrowding on the world's highest mountain. Tourism authorities have granted 346 mountaineers permission..

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