Pick your peak: discovering Nepal’s best treks

With front-row seats for the world’s highest mountains, Nepal is a country-sized adventure playground for lovers of the great outdoors. In the Nepal Himalaya, trekkers can clamber over creaking glaciers and tie prayer flags atop knife-edge mountain passes, before stopping for the night in ancient stone villages, sharing the camaraderie of the trail with a […]

Gyrocopters set to take tourism to new heights

POKHARA:  Heli Air Nepal has launched sightseeing flights by gyrocopter in Pokhara, marking the start of yet another adventure tourism product in the lake city after paragliding and ultra light aircraft. The company started commercial service with the one-passenger rotary-wing aircraft more than a month ago after receiving an operating licence from the Civil Aviation […]

Colorful celebrations of Tihar (In photos)

KATHMANDU:  On the third day of the Yamapanchak, Laxmi, the Goddess of wealth, was worshipped with jubilation and various religious rituals throughout the country on Thursday evening in accordance with time honoured tradition. Laxmi Puja was celebrated in every household on Thursday to mark the third day of the five-day Tihar festival –also known as […]