Glimpse on latest tourism news of Nepal

Glimpse on latest tourism news of Nepal

Posted Oct 4th, 2015 under Tourism News,

1. Despite undergoing cancer treatment, the former US President Jimmy Carter gets clean chit to travel to Nepal this coming November. 91 year old Carter will volunteer the charitable organization Humanity for Habitat during six-day construction project in Chitwan.

Jimmy Carter coming to Nepal

2. 51 year old Austrian Climber died on an expedition to summit Mt. Manaslu 8156m, the eighth highest mountain in the world. He died at Camp IV while returning back to Base Camp after the successful summit.

3. Japanese climber Nobukazu Kuriki, who lost nine fingers to frostbite during his attempt to summit Everest in 2012 plans to conquer the world’s highest peak once again this week. The only person attempting to reach the top of the Everest this season failed to summit the world’s crown last week.

Nobkazu Kuriki , Japanese climber who lost his nine fingers to forstbite in 2012

4. After the devastating quake, Nepalese tourism was gradually starting to get the normal pace with travelers and trekkers across the world thronging to the Himalayan nation. However, after the new constitution was released the undeclared blockade at Indo-Nepal border and the political unrest have somehow made adverse impact in Nepalese Tourism.

5. Nepal could implement new rule to summit Everest from the next season. As per the proposed rules, climbers who have past experience of successfully climbing at least 6500 m plus peaks would be permitted to undertake the Everest Expedition. Climbers above 18 and below 75 would be allowed to scale Everest. Disable climbers would be barred from the Everest Summit.

6. On the auspicious occasion of International Tourism Day, Pokhara, the major tourist town 200km west of Kathmandu organizes Himalayan Air Festival to revive Nepalese Tourism. Colorful and vibrant celebration for two days, the festival catered once- in-lifetime spectacle over the sky above Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Massifs.

Himalayan-air-festival-nepal

7. In the JATA Tourism Expo 2015 held in Tokyo Japan, Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) representing the Himalayan Nation was one of 150 participants. The event at Tokyo International Exhibition Centre was held from September 24 to 27.

8. During Expo Milano 2015 in Milan Italy on September 30, the Nepal Day was observed organizing various cultural and promotional ceremonies. Almost seven hundred thousand 700,000 Euros was collected for the quake victims of Nepal during the Event.

9. After the devastating quake in Nepal in April 2015, Lonely Planet is revising its two Nepal travel guides. Nepal (£17.99) and Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya (£14.99) will be revised and reissued until December 2015.

10. Group of International and local Nepalese photographers have put combined efforts to promote destination Nepal via social sites. #MyGHT in Instagram has been a popular trend that manifests images of Nepal after the quake. Photographers for the mission include Tyler Metcalfe, a photographer and producer with National Geographic, renowned international instagrammers Liz Eswein, Jordan Herschel, Hiroaki Fukuda, and two local photographers, Shikhar Bhattarai and Mohan Duwal. 

 

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