Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, will enhance its domestic network of Nepal. With the introduction of new services, as well as the enhancement of services on existing connect services on certain domestic routes.
Effective March 28, Jet Airways’ Konnect service will introduce daily flights on the Kochi – Bengaluru – Ahmedabad sectors. Jet Airways Konnect will also introduce services on the Hyderabad-Chennai-Port Blair sectors, where it will operate five flights weekly on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Effective March 28, Jet Airways’ Konnect service will also introduce a daily service between Mumbai and Nagpur, enhancing the frequency of services
KATHMANDU: President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav, Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal, Vice President Paramananda Jha, chairman of the Legislative Parliament Subash Chandra Nembang , Chief Justice Anup Raj Sharma and the other high level officials were at hand to observe the formal Ghode Jatra ceremony, at Tundikhel in Kathmandu on Monday.
Ghode Jatra, an annual festival of the horse is being celebrated throughout the nation. Nepal government has declared a public holiday, in the Kathmandu Valley (i.e. Kathmandu , Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur districts) on the occasion.
The festival is observed between mid March and early
New Rafting destination in Nepal has been launched in Saptakoshi River.
It is available in 90 kilometers from Chatara of Sunsari to Sankhuwasabha, the eastern hilly district.
Prior to this, many attempts made to begin rafting trips in the river had become unsuccessful due to high flow of water and low surface of the river.
A modern jet stream boat has been brought from America for the service.
The stream boat on which 20 passengers can ride in a single time can easily travel below the three feet depth of water.
According to Sumnima Water Travel Pvt Ltd, the operator of the boat, it can
Nepal’s tourism industry is recovering from a six-year slump following the ceasefire and the start of the peace process. According to the preliminary figures released by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), South Asia recorded a 3 percent decline in arrivals in 2009. However, arrivals rebounded strongly for Nepal during the period resulting in full-year gains of 1 percent.
Similarly, the preliminary data of the Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation for 2009 shows that arrivals increased by 1.1 percent compared to the previous year.
Last year, tourist arrivals numbered 509,752 including 378,712 by air and 131,040 by land. In 2008, arrivals
The Nepal government on Sunday awarded the contract to do a detailed feasibility study of a second international airport at Nijgadh-Dumarwana of Bara district to Landmark Worldwide Company, Korea.
The feasibility study will start in April and last 10 months. “In the first phase, there will be a detailed feasibility study and design feasibility study,” said Binay B. Rawal, Landmark’s Nepal representative. According to him, for the detailed feasibility study and design feasibility study, the company would invest US$ 3.8 million.
With a total investment of US$ 600 million in the first phase and US$ 1 billion until the final stage, the