The domestic tourism sector is growing--but so is its litter
As more and more Nepalis travel within the country, tourism stakeholders and environmentalists say that it’s important for tourists to travel responsibly and be mindful of the impact they have on the destinations they travel to.
To encourage local tourism, hotels launch attractive packages
With the festive season around the corner, almost every leading hotel in the country has announced stay packages specially designed for the domestic market.
Porters hopeful autumn trekking season will bring some financial relief
As the country is slated to allow foreign trekkers into the country from October 17, porters are hoping that the move will bring much-needed jobs--and money.
Trekking in the mountains during a pandemic
While the rest of the country was under lockdown, the Ghumante team, a group of travel enthusiasts, was exploring new trails trekkers in a bid to promote monsoon trekking.
With no lockdown, valley denizens find a new favourite activity—hiking
This rise in the popularity of hiking has served as a shot in the arm for small restaurants and shops located on the hiking trails.
Bijay Amatya: This pandemic is unlike any challenge the tourism industry has seen
Kora Tours CEO Bijay Amatya talks about what the future of Nepal’s tourism industry looks like.
Empty trails and deserted villages: the pandemic brings the mountain economy to a standstill
During the spring trekking season, mountain trails would have been teeming with tourists, but this year, Covid-19 has turned these trails ghostly and desolate.
Exploring the highlands of rustic Rolpa
Rolpa is a refreshing destination for travel junkies to explore, and here are five reasons why it should make it to your bucket list.
Fill the month: Easy weekend treks around Kathmandu Valley
One of the best things about living in the Capital is that hiking trails are aplenty on the hills surrounding the city.
Rautahat: one that encompasses the heart, soul and spirit of the Tarai plains
On your visit to the district, start with Nunthar and other lesser-known destinations.
Helambu: A humble haven in the Himalayas
Once you have tasted the mountain air, you will yearn to return.
Ranimahal: the jewel of the west
How much of the palace’s storied legacy is remaining today? Plan a visit to Palpa to find out for yourself.
Dolakha is a holy trinity of nature, culture and architecture
The district hosts some of the most beautiful locations in the country—Charikot, Kalinchok and Jiri.
Omprakash Sarraf: The best way to understand a culture and people is to travel to where they live
VisitMadhesh's chief operating officer, Omprakash Saraf talks about the tourism campaign and how they are planning to make it successful.
Five places to visit while you’re in Sindhuli
Visitors come for the moderate climate, crisp air, and long drives along the serpentine roads of Sindhuli.
Go where the winding foot trails take you
Experience the air in Helambu reverberating with Buddhist chants and the prayer flags dancing to their tunes.
Going all organic in Patlekhet
While Patlekhet Community Homestay is not very well known among Nepalis, it has been attracting Japanese and Taiwanese groups for years.
Manang: Mountains, magical alpenglow, and a mosaic of festivals
A land of famed trekking trails, hidden caves, vibrant culture, and humble gompas.
Chhimkeshwari, the elder goddess
Chhimkeshwari is rich in nature and culture but suffers a lack of infrastructure. Can a spirited few locals pull it out of the shadows?
Rolling the dice on Fakhel
Curiosity piqued, and pining for adventure, this little town is a surefire cure for wanderlust.