The Mustang Madness is a unique blend of a holiday and challenge for mountain biking enthusiasts. Mountain Bikers seeking for a biking holiday along with the combination of culture with their favorite adventure can participate in the event. During the competition, bikers will paddle along one of the best biking trails with the challenge of high altitude in the Himalaya.
The Mustang Madness will be an adventure of 220 kilometers on the elevation between 1100m to 4200m. Challengers will have an ultimate opportunity to encounter with nature and tradition both at its best form. The creators of “Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon” will introduce the new challenge in the forbidden Kingdom of Mustang. The event set for seven stages over a period of 7 days will kick off on 24 November 2016.
Hotel Radisson has started providing their Airport Executive Lounge Service at the Tribhuwan International Airport for their FIT clients. Previously, the service was not available for the FIT clients. The world class lounge will be now available for the hotel’s FIT clients for free. The hotel aims to help their guest overcome with tiredness and jet lag before and after their flights through this service which could help them have a hustle free travel.
The executive lounge features a wide range of refreshment including premium alcoholic beverage and gourmet items. Air travelers will also be accessed to shower and separate sections for sleeping. Celebrities, business heads, and corporate managers can acquire private facilities upon request. The hotel clients can also access the Wi-Fi services with the same code used in the hotel. Travelers can also enjoy the buffet breakfast, lunch, and dinner during their stay at the lounge.
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On July 30, 2016, Saturday, the official inauguration ceremony of the Nuwakot Heritage Village Project(NHVP) was held in Nuwakot. 3 houses construction was started to kick off the project during the ceremony. The chief guest of the program, Secretary of Ministry of Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation, Mr. Prem Kumar Rai, officially started the project by planting the first brick of the Heritage village that is to be restored. Various other profiled persons of Nuwakot and Nepalese tourism sector and local people attended the program organized by the heritage village.
The massive earthquake of April 25, 2015, and its aftershock made a major impact in Nuwakot District. Several people lost their lives and their shelters while many were left injured. The earthquake destructed the entire Durbar area of Nuwakot which is one of the major tourist destinations in Nepal. Nuwakot district, the first capital of Nepal is also known as the origin of Shah Dynasty. It was also the trade route for Nepal and Tibet.
Nuwakot has its own significance with both historical and cultural aspect of Nepalese tourism industry. Nuwakot Heritage Village Project is an initiation to rebuild and restore the entire village inside the Durbar area that was damaged during the earthquake. The project focuses on the restoration of the village through its original design through a sustainable approach keeping its cultural traditional identity and importance intact. The area includes 420 houses. The project is expected to be completed in next six years.
The edition of 2016 Nepal US Travel/Media Summit has concluded successfully. Organized by Nepal Tourism Board from 20-27 June, the event was carried through five different cities of the United States. President Suman Pandey represented Explore Himalaya at the event along with other travel operators from Nepal. More than 110 media personalities and travel writers attended the program.
The event also promoted that Nepal is on its way to recovery after the earthquake and it is safe and best time to visit Nepal Now.
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American Business Magazine ‘Forbes’ has listed Pokhara as the cheapest city in the world to travel. On a list entitled “The 20 Best Value Cities for Budget Travelers”, Pokhara was placed in the first spot of the list. According to the report, tourists can spend their day on as little as USD15.84 on the beautiful city of Pokhara.
Popular as an adventure hub of Nepal, Pokhara caters a wide range of attractions for travelers. Holding some magnificent lakes with the backdrop of Mount Fishtail, Pokhara is also the gateway to the trekking in Annapurna Region.