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  • Adventure Tourism on Two Wheels – Mountain Biking in Nepal

    Adventure Tourism in Nepal has usually meant climbing, trekking and white river rafting. Another form of adventure tourism which gives you the opportunity to fit all these in while you move ...

  • Ghodaghodi Tal: An Important Ramsar Site

    Designated as a Ramsar site in August 2003, Ghodaghodi Tal is located on the slopes of the Siwalik Hills in the Kailali District of Nepal. The forests and wetlands of this conservation site ...

  • Pauba – An Ancient Newari Tradition

    With its exact origins lost in the mists of time, pauba painting is a traditional art form of Nepal's Newari people that is believed to date back to the 3rd century, and is still practiced ...

  • The Berghaus Yak Attack 2008

    Mountain bike and road running enthusiasts are preparing for battle in the increasingly popular Berghaus Yak Attack – a road runner versus mountain biker race held along the Annapurna ...

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What to See

  • Culture

    Sherpas

    Many of us tend to think of Sherpas as a group of specialized porters, but they are in reality one of the ethnic groups of peoples that can be found in the beautiful mountainous regions of Nepal. Geographically speaking Sherpas are generally found in the high, eastern regions of the Himalayas and some 3,000 Sherpas can be found in the Khumbu valley near Mount Everest. There are well over ...

  • Art Galleries

    Srijana Contemporary Art Gallery

    The Srijana Contemporary Art Gallery is located in Kathmandu, on the grounds of the Bhrikutimandap Exhibition. It was founded in 1985 and consists of the collaboration of art pieces created by both painters and sculptors. Visitors will be able to view the masterpieces that were created by the hands of well-known artists and explore the work that will create the talented artists of ...

  • Day Hikes

    Namobouha

    The Kathmandu valley is renowned for its abundant temples and shrines visited regularly by both the local people and visitors from abroad. Apart from the religious attractions Kathmandu has a variety of other beautiful places that are of great interest historically within and around the valley. There really is so much to see and experience in the capital of Nepal. The name Kathmandu comes ...

  • Attractions

    Mountains

    A country of great beauty, Nepal is home to eight of the 14 highest mountains in the world. The Himalayan mountain range extends across the country from the eastern edge to the western edge. This conglomeration of beautiful and rugged mountain peaks has drawn mountain trekkers and climbers from all over the world. Many come here to test their skills, their mental and physical strength and ...

  • Mount Everest

    South Pillar Route

    Your adrenaline pumps as the cold wind brushes your face. You have to pinch yourself, if you can get beneath all those layers of clothing, knowing this is a dream you’ve been preparing yourself for most of your life. Here it is towering in front of you – Everest! Nothing will ever compensate for the emotions and feelings you experience as you ascend slowly to the top of the summit.

  • Trekking

    South East Ridge

    One of the most daunting mountains you can ever attempt to climb is that of Mount Everest – the highest mountain in the world. There are several routes that one can take up Everest but the most popular two are the South East Ridge, that starts off in Nepal, and the North East Ridge, which begins on the Tibetan side of the Mountain.

  • Culture

    Folklore

    Nepal is known as a country with a distinctive and strong cultural heritage. It is therefore little wonder that Nepal's folklore plays a large role in society. Nepali folklore and mythology provides readers and listeners with extensive insight into the lives of the various ethnic groups as well as Nepal as a whole. Such folktales can reveal much about tradition, activities, emotion, ...

  • Business

    Economy

    Whilst efforts have been made to improve the economy of Nepal, the country remains one of the poorest in the world. Nepal's economy is largely based upon agriculture and tourism. Sadly, however, a large percentage of the population live below the poverty line with the country's per capita income sitting at around $240,00. Nepal's government has been making various economic reforms to promote ...

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