Nepal not only offers you the glorious mountain trekking and raging white-water rafting, but also a fine selection of pristine national park for adventurous jungle safari. Nepal has 14 national parks and wildlife reserves. And most of which have dense tropical jungles teeming with diverse wildlife and exotic birds. Well, you can ride on elephant back or drive four-wheeler to view wildlife and their habitats. You can either canoe or enjoy bird-watching. Definitely, you can have the most memorable nature walks, village and cultural tours, bird watching excursions and so on. Nepal is the home of flora and fauna. Various national parks of Nepal have been preserving this amazing natural heritage. Read More
Unravel the mystery that surrounds the Himalayan nations of South Asia as we take you through Bhutan, Nepal and Tibet all in one visit. This bespoke journey features some of our favorite spots in the former Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal, Tibet: the Roof of the World and Bhutan: the land of the thunder dragon. Begin your adventure in Bhutan and experience the vibrant culture, natural landscape, exquisite heritage and exotic cities this mystical kingdom has to offer. Explore the major Bhutanese townships of Paro, Thimphu and Punakha, hike the incredible Tiger’s Nest monastery and pay your respect to some of the ancient temples and dzongs while in here. Read More
Nepalese sunrises are part of many a tourist itinerary. The popular hilltops of Pokhara and Nagarkot, just outside Kathmandu, are often crammed with early-morning sun seekers. Nuwakot is different; the dawn breaks in silence above Malika Hill, the shades in the sky changing from reds to oranges as if someone were adjusting the contrast in photo editing software, while mountains are seemingly afloat in a thick blanket of cloud. The snow-capped Himalayas form a fitting backdrop. Read More
KATHMANDU, DEC 23 – The annual Chitwan Elephant Festival is being held from December 26 at Baghmaar Community Forest, Sauraha. The festival, aimed at both local and international tourists, is being organised for the 11th time this year. The festival will see many activities and competitions involving elephants and humans collaborating together.
The elephant race is the prime attraction of this year’s festival. The organisers have stated that the race will be held on a one-way track this time around. Read More
Believed to be the Amazon of Asia, Nepal is endowed with rich biodiversity and diverse landscape. Nepal is home to some of the most exotic wildlife animals such as tigers, rhinos, leopards etc. including a staggering 867 species of birds which constitutes for 8% of the total bird species found worldwide. Here are some of the enigmatic birds from Nepal captured in pictures for you:
Explore the heart of Nepal and Tibet; experience both Nepalese and Tibetan culture at once with our “Ultimate Adventure in Nepal and Tibet”. The trip not only encompasses sightseeing around Nepal and Tibet but also combines adventure and wildlife activities that are bound to keep your adrenaline pumping. Your adventure begins in Kathmandu as you go for sightseeing around the capital. Read More
Every evening at the Pashupatinath Temple, people gather on the other side of the ghats. The entire place lights up with diyos. It’s the time for arati that’s been held every day for the past eight years. The arati ritual consists of two parts: music and light. With three musicians playing a flute, a harmonium and a tabla each, the music starts with an invocation to Lord Shiva, the reigning deity at the temple of Pashupatinath.
The prayer to Lord Shiva is found in our classics, and is followed by a prayer to Bagmati, a Sanskrit lyric composed by Swami Khemraj Keshav Sharan more than two decades ago. Next is a prayer to the Panchayan deities: Shiva, Vishnu, Durga, Surya, and Ganesh. Read More
CHITWAN, NOV 30 – With an aim to boost living standards of local residents, Chitwan National Park is developing a 24km tourist route from Sauraha to Madi, covering four Village Development Committees (VDCs).
It takes around two days for tourists to reach Madi from Sauraha. If the new route comes into operation, tourists can hike till Madi by the evening if they start early in the morning.
A team comprising tourism entrepreneurs, conservation officers, members of consumers association and media persons , among others, travelled along the proposed route on Friday. It took around 12 hours for them to cover the route. Read More