Mountaineering in Nepal : Balancing between commercialization and rationalization

Mountaineering in Nepal :  Balancing between commercialization and rationalization

Dilli Raman Dhakal   As defined by Wikipedia, “Mountaineering is the set of activities that involves ascending mountains. Mountaineering-related activities include traditional outdoor climbing, hiking, skiing, and traversing via ferrates, or protected the climbing route. Indoor climbing, sport climbing, and bouldering are usually considered mountaineering as well”. Nepal occupies a unique geographical and topographical place on earth with its magnificent natural features. There are around 1300 mountain peaks including 8 of the world’s highest mountains. Thus…

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Diversifications of  tourist destinations in Nepal : An urgent agenda

Diversifications of  tourist destinations in Nepal : An urgent agenda

Nepal extends 500 miles along the Himalaya spreading east to west. Nepal, a country with very significant features, mountains, hills, inner Terai and terai knitted into one is the largest Himalayan state. Bordered with the two largest populated countries of the world, India, and China, Nepal is in a better position to develop and prosper. However, given political unrest and prolonged transition period, the country has failed to accrue much-needed progress.  By virtue of its…

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हरेक प्रदेशमा चन्द्रागिरि जस्तै पर्यटकीय गन्तब्य बनाउने योजना हो

हरेक प्रदेशमा चन्द्रागिरि जस्तै पर्यटकीय गन्तब्य बनाउने योजना हो

नेपालको कर्पोरेट क्षेत्रमा उल्लेख्य योगदान गरेको व्यवसायिक समूह हो आईएमई ग्रुप । पछिल्लो समय विभिन्न प्रकारको व्यवसायमा हात हालेको यो समूहले सफलता पाउँदै जाँदा यसको व्यवासायिक पक्षलाई पछ्याउन् खोज्ने पनि धेरै छन् । पछिल्लो समय यही समूहले थानकोटमा सुरु गरेको पर्यटनको नयाँ प्रोडक्ट हो चन्द्रागिरि हिल्स प्रालि । जस अन्तगर्त हाल केबुलकारदेखि रिसोर्टसम्म सञ्चालनमा रहेको छ । नेपालको पर्यटनमा नयाँ प्रडक्ट ल्याएको र पर्यटकीय आकर्षण बनाउन सफल भएको यो समूहले गरेको गतिविधि उल्लेख्य छ ।…

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Visit Nepal 2020: How tall are the targets? Are they achievable? Are we really committed?

Visit Nepal 2020: How tall are the targets? Are they achievable? Are we really committed?

  Dilli Raman Dhakal Nepal is endowed with a unique topography. Nature has given a special attribute to Nepal- plain, hill, and mountains coalesced into one perfect entity. Nepal’s natural beauty is unparallel and immensely loved by tourists from all over the world. Nepal remained virtually closed until 1950. With the political change in 1951, the country opened up its border for tourists, foreign officials and, businesses. Owing to limited roads access and flights the…

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Bardia National Park awarded as the best sustainable destination in Asia Pacific

Bardia National Park awarded as the best sustainable destination in Asia Pacific

  Kathmandu – Bardia Natonal Park is awarded as the best sustainable destination in Asia-Pacific region at the Green Destinations Gala, an initiative that recognizes innovation and good practices in tourism management of destinations. The award ceremony was held on March 6th within the framework of the ITB Berlin 2019 fair in Germany. The CEO of Nepal Tourism Board, Mr. Deepak Raj Joshi received the award of best of Asia Pacific on behalf of Destination Management Authority….

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