News

Pokhara Bird Festival

Pokhara Bird Festival

The Lake city of Pokhara is all set to organize first ever ‘Birds Festival’ from 3 – 5ht of July 2018. Goal of the festival is to bring awareness about the rich birdlife around Pokhara and to promote bird watching tourism.

The organizer at Pokhara Birds Community said it would be the first festival of its kind in Nepal. Participants from various organizations, environmentalists, eco-tourism experts and others are expected to make the festival successful.

According to Man Shanta Ghimire, chairman of the community, Pokhara has become an important destination for bird watching as it attracts thousands of tourists each year.


Organize bird watching day trip to multiday birding holiday in Nepal. With 10% of the world bird species found, Nepal makes a great destination for bird lovers. Nepal bird watching trips


“Bird tourism has had significant contribution to Pokhara. We believe it can contribute even more,” said Ghimire, who is also a guide to bird watching. He emphasized on government and entrepreneurs’ ingenuity for the promotion of bird tourism.

According to the organization, mostly tourists from the UK, the USA, Denmark, China, Malaysia and Thailand visit Pokhara for bird watching. Annapurna Conservation Area is rich in bird life with the record of 485 species of birds. Tourists trekking along the Annapurna Conservation Area also enjoy bird watching, said the chairman.

With the Lakes and lush and sloping mountainous terrain, Pokhara and its surrounding makes perfect destination for bird watching holiday.


Upcoming Events

Tiji Festival 2021

9 - 11 May 2021

The most mystic mask dancing festival in the Himalayas is celebrated in Upper Mustang of Nepal. Monks after three months of fasting and retreat, participate in the three days long mask dancing to ward off the evil spirit.

Vesak Day 2021

Visit Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha for the most auspicious day, the Vesak day. This is when Buddha was born, enlightened and attained Mahaparinirvana.

Everest Base camp Trek

Trek to Everest base camp in 2021 and avoid the usual crowd. Nepal is open for trekking and is the safest place to trek at the moment.

kailash

Kailash Tour - 14 days

bhutan

Best of Himalayas

Tibet overland tour

Tibet Overland Tour- 8 days


Nepal Tour News

Buddha's Relic Recovered

Small Pagoda found by Chinese archaeologists is believed to have Buddha\'s skull inside.

Tiger population up in Nepal

The latest census shows 63% increase in Tiger population since 2009. Of the 198 tigers, 120 are in Chitwan National Park, 50 in Bardiya National Park, 17 in Shukla Phanta Wildlife Reserve, seven in Parsa Wildlife Reserve and 4 in Banke National Park.

Nepal Tibet tourism and trade

Nepal Tibet border remained closed in Autumn 2015 for foreigners. Tourists rerouted their visit via Hilsa, Simikot or flying in and out of Lhasa.

Nepal in top ten travel destination - 'Rough Guide'

The leading travel guide book publisher, Rough Guide has listed Nepal as the number one destination of the top ten travel destination of 2016.

Prince Harry to visit Nepal this spring.

Prince Harry\'s is taking an official tour of Nepal to observe how the country is recovering from devastating April 2015 earthquake.

International Buddhist Conference in Nepal

International Buddhist conference is held in Nepal to celebrate 2,060th Buddha Jayanti.

Bison population up in Chitwan

Recent count has recorded increased number of Indian Bison - Gaur in Chitwan National park, a natural heritage sites enlisted by UNESCO.

Nepal top 3 destination - National Geographic

National Geographic has listed Nepal in its top 10 destination to visit in 2016. The country needs tourism to rebuilt, it says.

Pun Hill, the must-see destination - Lonely Planet

The leading travel guide book, Lonely planet, recently featured �Pun Hill� as top ten tourist destination in Nepal.

Gharials decline in Chitwan

Gharial crocodile population declines in Nepal despite various programs of Chitwan based crocodile breeding center and other organizations.

Trekker dead near Everest Base camp

A British trekker Kellinu Portelli died in Labuche near Everest base camp on 28th October 2019. The 54 years family man was a father of two and was trekking to Everest base camp to raise money for a cancer charity.

Tilaurakot palace Excavation

Series of scientific excavation have uncovered the Shakya palace of Tilaurakot where Lord Buddha spent 29 years as Prince Sidhartha.

Kathmandu the top travel destination in 2019 - Lonely Planet

Kathmandu the gateway city to the Himalayas, is listed as the top 5th destination in the world to travel in 2019 by Lonely Planet.

Everest expedition 2019 highlights

Over 300 climbers successfully climbed Mt Everest so far out of the 381 mountaineers permitted for Spring climbing season 2019.

Coronavirus in Nepal | Travel Advisory

Nepal removed quarantine and resumed on-arrival visa for fully vaccinated travelers. Nepal is now open and is the safest destination to travel for autumn 2021.

Bahraini Prince arrives in Nepal to scale Mt Everest

Bahraini Prince Shaikh Mohamed Hamad Mohamed Al Khalifa climbing Mt Everest in May 2021. 13 members of Bahrain defense force and 3 British nationals arrive Kathmandu, Nepal on 10 March 2021. The team successfully submitted Mt Labuche and Mt Manaslu in October 2020.