With an aim to improve living standards of local residents, Chitwan National Park is developing a 24km tourist route from Sauraha to Madi, covering four Village Development Committees (VDCs).
It takes around two days for tourists to arrive at Madi from Sauraha. If the new route comes into operation, tourists can hike till Madi by the evening if they start early in the morning.
A team comprising tourism entrepreneurs, conservation officers, members of consumers association and media persons, among others, travelled along the proposed route on Friday. It took around 12 hours for them to cover the route.
Chinese people Yang Wen has gone missing in the mid-western region of Nepal.
According to family members of Yang's,he was 29-year-old and last contacted his family members on messaging site WeChat from Gamgadhi, the district headquarters of Mugu, on August 11.
Kathmandu- Even though June-August is regarded as off-season for tourism business, paragliding companies in Pokhara are having hard time arranging flight for foreign tourists.
According to paragliding operators, the number of Chinese tourists in Pokhara has increased significantly over the past couple of months. “As most of them want to enjoy paragliding, we are having hard times arranging flights for them. We are already booked for a week,” Rijan Rijal manager of one Paragliding company said.
Three Nepali women have reached the summit of Mt K2 (8,611m), the second highest peak on earth.
Members of First Nepali Women K2 Expedition 2014 are Maya Sherpa (35) of Okhaldhunga, Pasang Lhamu Sherpa (29) and Dawa Yanjung Sherpa (25) of Dolakha of Solukhumbu. They reached the summit of the Pakistani peak at 3:35 local time on Saturday.
Members of Seven Summits Women Team reached the summit of Mt Denali – the highest mountain on North America – on June 24.
The women are on a bid to climb the highest peaks in all seven continents.