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  • Nepal’s Raaika Tours and Treks wins prestigious ‘Int’l Hospitality and Travel Awards 2019’
    by Mausam on November 18, 2019 at 3:33 pm

    The event was organised by the Tourism Development Corporation of India, Hospitality India and GTC event in the Indian capital city. The post Nepal’s Raaika Tours and Treks wins prestigious ‘Int’l Hospitality and Travel Awards 2019’ appeared first on The Himalayan Times.

  • Timbung Lake attracting more tourists
    by Mausam on November 1, 2019 at 2:29 pm

    A majority of domestic tourists as well as foreign tourists including from India, Bhutan, and Bangladesh come to visit the Lake, especially from May to October. The post Timbung Lake attracting more tourists appeared first on The Himalayan Times.

  • Visit Nepal Year 2020 event kicks off in Seoul
    by Mausam on October 17, 2019 at 11:56 am

    Issuing a press release today, KTTOAN said, the event was organised by Visit Nepal Year 2020 Secretariat in co-operation with Nepal Embassy in Korea, Nepal Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The post Visit Nepal Year 2020 event kicks off in Seoul appeared first on The Himalayan Times.

  • Making the climb to the summit of majestic Mt Fuji
    by Kriti Joshi on September 5, 2019 at 10:04 am

    People come from all over Japan to climb to the summit of Mount Fuji to see the sunrise. Buses from Tokyo's Shinjuku district conveniently drop climbers off at a station located at the 2,300-metre. The post Making the climb to the summit of majestic Mt Fuji appeared first on The Himalayan Times.

  • Bangkok tops Paris, London as world’s most-visited city – MasterCard
    by Mausam on September 4, 2019 at 1:43 pm

    Bangkok was named the most-visited city for the fourth consecutive year, with about 22.8 million visitors reported in the annual rankings by MasterCard Inc. The post Bangkok tops Paris, London as world’s most-visited city – MasterCard appeared first on The Himalayan Times.

  • Thailand extends visa fee waivers to boost tourism as growth slows
    by Mausam on August 20, 2019 at 12:13 pm

    The fee of 2,000 baht ($65) is to be waived unil next year for travellers from 18 countries, including China and India. The post Thailand extends visa fee waivers to boost tourism as growth slows appeared first on The Himalayan Times.

  • Not just Bali: Indonesia hopes to develop more tourism sites
    by Kriti Joshi on August 13, 2019 at 7:39 am

    Hundreds of tourists, many of them young Westerners, sat on grey stone steps atop the world's largest Buddhist temple, occasionally checking cellphones or whispering to each other as they waited for daylight. The post Not just Bali: Indonesia hopes to develop more tourism sites appeared first on The Himalayan Times.

  • Paul-Henry de Baere (PH) sets new world record of highest parachute landing
    by Mausam on May 20, 2019 at 12:08 pm

    Paul-Henry de Baere (PH) has set a new world record of highest parachute landing at the West Col of Barunste in the Nepali Himalaya on Sunday. The post Paul-Henry de Baere (PH) sets new world record of highest parachute landing appeared first on The Himalayan Times.

  • Lonely Planet’s top destination suffers a blow after blasts
    by Nishant Pokhrel on May 16, 2019 at 6:12 am

    Sipping fresh coconut water while sunbathing on deserted Hikkaduwa beach, Alexi Konchayenko, a sports trainer from Ukraine, struck a stoical note. The post Lonely Planet’s top destination suffers a blow after blasts appeared first on The Himalayan Times.

  • What it’s like to do the Everest Base Camp trek
    by Kriti Joshi on May 8, 2019 at 7:04 am

    Whenever I told someone I was planning to climb to Mount Everest Base Camp this spring, I received the same shocked and wide-eyed response: "Be careful!" While that's good advice for any adventure, it was difficult to convince friends and family that this trip would not at all be the same thing as actually climbing Mount Everest. The post What it’s like to do the Everest Base Camp trek appeared first on The Himalayan Times.