The figures released by Immigration Office, Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) reveal that visitor arrivals in the month of March 2010, compared to the same month last year, have increased by 34.6% to 44,431.
The arrivals from South Asian region, except for the arrivals from Sri Lanka have gained overall positive growth of 35.3% with India (35.5%), Bangladesh (53.8%) and, Pakistan (3.2%). Visitor arrivals from India, which is the largest source market for Nepal, has been increasing since the very beginning of 2010. A robust growth of 21% has been observed in the arrivals from the South Asian region during the first
Apa Sherpa, 50, World Record holder for 19 successful expeditions to Mt.Everest is heading to Everest region on April 6 to climb it 20th times which will create another milestone and break his own world record.
Apa, originally from the village of Thame in Nepal and living in Draper, Utah, USA since 2006 has climbed Everest for 8 straight years since May 16,2002.
Last year, mission of his expedition was to create awareness of Climate Change. This time around, he has a three fold mission to accomplish. “I will unfold a Nepal Tourism Year 2011 (NTY-2011) flag at the top of the
President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav has inaugurated Mithila Festival-2066 in Janakpur on Friday.
The festival that began with the theme of ‘our culture our identity; prosperous Mithila our campaign’ has lively showcased various aspects of glorious story, including that of history, geography, culture, art and folk life of Mithila in one place for the first time in Nepal.
The ancient incidents such as entrance of sage Nimi during build-up of Mithila, Janak-Ashtabakra dialogue, birth of legendry Sita in the land where king Janak was cultivating have been artistically presented through idols in the festival.
On the occasion, President Dr. Yadav said Mithila is
Ali Nasuh Mahruk set on a expedition on Friday in his bid to become the first Turkish and Muslim person to summit Mt Everest. The 14-member expedition team is accompanied by Yilmez Seyqul. According to Akhil Chapagain, President of Nepal-Turkey Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 12 members of expedition team will only reach up to the base camp. Ali had been awarded Snow Leopard title by the Russian Mountaineering Federation.
An international standard hotel in a modern design, this hotel is located in Thamel Kathmandu. The hotel has 24 beautifully appointed rooms, including terrace rooms with private outdoor terrace, suites, a presidential suite. Air Conditioning (In Room) Newspaper (Free) Refrigerator Iron Telephone Television (Cable/Satellite) Non-Smoking Rooms Television Daily Maid Service Safe (In Room) Coffee Maker Balcony/Terrace Mini-Bar.
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