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Treasure of Taplejung

admin | May 28, 2021

Taplejung is a far-flung district located in the eastern development region of the Himalayas. Offering some of the most spectacular Himalayan landscape with fourteen of the world's highest mountain peaks rising above 7000m including Mt. Kanchenjunga the third highest mountain in the world with its close proximity. Taplejung, the treasure of the mountains, plays host... [Continue reading]

Buddha Jayanti 26 May 2021

admin | May 26, 2021

Buddha Jayanti (Buddha's Birthday) falls on the full moon of the Nepali month of Baishak (May -June) in Vikrami calendar or Nepal Sambat used in Nepal and also in some parts of India. It is a day that commemorates the birth, attainment of knowledge (Nirvana) and the death of the Enlightened One, Lord Buddha. Devotees... [Continue reading]

Tourism News and Views from Nepal – Kailash Himalaya Trek

admin | May 18, 2021

Nepal Dashed Hope to Restart Tourism Soon Nepal Tourism Submerged in Covid-19 Second Wave Most optimistic time to restart tourism in Nepal was expected to be in autumn 2021.  Though, international airlines are not expected to service in their pre 2019 capacity before end of 2023; and the forecast now is full fleet of the... [Continue reading]

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Bhairab – The God of Death

admin | May 14, 2021

by Anil Chitrakar When someone is angry, it is common for Nepalis to refer to the “Bhairab” aspect of the person. When Shiva, the destroyer, is angry he is depicted as Bhairb. The soldiers in the battle field or their battalions and garrisons are referred to as Bharirab and named accordingly as Bhairab Gana. At... [Continue reading]

Boudhanath Stupa, Nepal

The Jewel on the Lotus – Souls of Boudha

admin | May 12, 2021

For many centuries now the Boudhanath Stupa has been a rare and resplendent wish-fulling jewel and is perhaps the oldest stupa to be worshipped in Nepal. Situated in the ancient town of Boudhanath, about six kilometres from Kathmandu is one of the country’s World Heritage site listed by UNESCO. The stupa is believed to have... [Continue reading]

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Pilgrimage to Pashupatinath – Meeting the Lord

admin | May 5, 2021

Besides pilgrims, many Indian visitors travelling to Nepal, be it holiday or business, invariably make it a point to visit the World Heritage Site of Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu. The Hindu of South Asia believes that they’re going to the four dhams (pilgrimage sites) of Dwarika, Kedar, Rameshwar and Jagannath in India would be quite... [Continue reading]

Nepal faces 2nd wave of COVID-19

admin | May 1, 2021

Namaste and Warm Greeting from Nepal!! The current Covid 19 situation in Nepal has recorded the highest death rate of 35 in a day. Seeing the present scenario of covid 19 in India, where people are dying rapidly, has caused fear in Nepal. In order to break the chain of spreading rapidly the government has... [Continue reading]

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Mt. Kailash and Pilgrimage Tour

admin | March 30, 2021

About Mt. Kailash Mt. Kailash (6638m) is located in western Tibet. It is a mysterious mountain for travellers and explorers but for Hindus, Buddhist, Jains and Bonpo adherent it is a sacred mountain. To the pilgrims who walk around the mountain path of 55-km Kailash Parbat (mountain) is Meru in ice and stone. There is... [Continue reading]

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Shivaratri Festival – In honor of Lord Shiva

admin | March 11, 2021

Maha Shivaratri, as the name suggests, is in honour of Lord Shiva, the third lord of the Trinity (Bramha-- the creator, Vishnu--the preserver and Shiva - the destroyer). This special festival is celebrated with great fervour and gesture at "Pashupatinath Temple situated in Kathmandu. Many Hindu pilgrimage people come to pay their homage, especially Sadhu... [Continue reading]

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Tourism News & Message – February 2021 from Nepal

admin | February 22, 2021

Aart Last and Sandra News – 22 Feb 2021 When do tourism in Nepal Restart Nepal Tourism in post-Covid-19 When do you think would be safe to say ‘post covid.’ The answer is not quite easy to answer. The closest we can say is autumn 2021. But most likely it will not be before the... [Continue reading]