Buffer zones declared in 13 national parks and wildlife reserves

Shivapuri

KATHMANDU: The Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation have so far announced buffer zones comprising areas surrounding thirteen national parks and wildlife reserves in the country.The announcement is aimed at protecting greenery in an around the parks and conserving rare wildlife. The Department started announcing the buffer zone from...

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ACAP to unveil new trekking route

Annapurna Trekking

LAMJUNG:  Annapurna Conservation Area Project is all set to unveil an alternative new trekking route soon. The idea of the alternative route was conceived after the existing Annapurna Trekking Circuit from Jamjung district headquarters, Besisahar to Manang was linked by a road network recently.According to Annapurna Conservation Area Project Manang...

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Pokhara best value city for budget visitors

Pokhara - Begnas Tal

An aerial view of Begnas Lake near Pokhara of Kaski district, on Friday, March 25, 2016. Photo: RSSIf the Price of Travel’s Backpacker’s Index is anything to go by, Nepal will be seeing frugal travellers flocking to the country in the near future.In its list of 20 best value cities...

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Mountaineers who come to Nepal are role models: PM

Euro asia news

 Kathmandu, May 30Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that mountaineers, who come to Nepal for adventure tourism, are role models for promoting Nepal’s tourism in the global market. Launching the book ‘Silence of the Summit’ authored by the legendary female mountaineer Wang Jing at his official residence in Baluwatar today morning,...

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202 climbers atop Mt. Everest in a single day

Mount Everest

KATHMANDU, May 19: A total of 202 climbers scaled Mount Everest on Thursday, the highest number of mountaineers on the peak in a single day since the world's highest peak was opened for the summiteers this year.Gyanendra Kumar Shrestha of the mountaineering section of the Department of Tourism (DoT), who...

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