KATHMANDU, Nepal – Flight operations to Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport have resumed after Saturday’s devastating 7.9 magnitude earthquake that flattened buildings and monuments in Nepal, with the official death toll crossing 2,000. Passengers wait to go inside the Kathmandu international airport, in Kathmandu, Nepal Flight operations from the UAE were also affected, with flydubai, Read More

Fellow travel new publication eTN received a second update from Creative Travel in India on the earthquake in Nepal. Their letter is shared here to provide a more first-hand experience of what is going on with India’s neighboring country after this horrific natural disaster. Dear Friends: As we sit watching TV of all that is, Read More

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal. This was reported by USGS Saturday afternoon Nepal time. The airport is closed, communication has been interrupted in many parts of the country.  For the latest news:   More than 1,000 people have been killed in the Nepal earthquake. Here’s what we know so far: http://bbc.in/1ORdmVT Kathmandu Tribhuvan International airport, Read More

Visitors to Nepal by air in June 2004 increased by 5 percent compared to same period last year, while the market segments viz. third country grew by 31 percent and Indians went down by 8 percent, the Nepal’s Department of Immigration said.

The total tourist arrivals in May have reached to 22,278, an increase by 22% with net arrivals of 4054 compared to the same month of last year. The third country tourist arrivals have registered a healthy growth of 48%, keeping almost the same trend of previous months of this year. Indian tourist arrivals have, Read More

Baber Mahal is presenting an evening of Charya Dances on March 14, 2004. Charya is a classical dance propounded by Buddhist priests in Kathmandu Valley as a meditation discipline. It has been practiced within closed courtyards for thousand years, Baber Mahal Revisited will be exhibiting six different Charya Dance features a different tantric deity, Read More

An agreement between India and Nepal that allows bus service through the borders Mahendra Nagar, Nepalgunj, Birgunj, Kakarbhitta and Taulihawa-Bhairahawa has been reached.  The agreement was signed by Narayan Silwal, Secretary at Ministry of Labor and Transport Management and Shyam Saran, Ambassador of India to Nepal. 

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) along with the private sector participated in Travel Trade Fair (TTF) in Bangalore from Feb 24-26, 2004, with a thematic thrust projecting Nepal as an ultimate pilgrimage destination and adventure destination.

As the day turns to dusk and the streets of Nepal blaze alight with bright neon signs, particular names like Spin! Fire! Funky Buddha Bar! Bamboo! etc are unmistakably detectable. These kinds of pubs and neighbors, in the past few years have cropped up in the city at a steady pace. Gone are the, Read More

Nepal is a land of vast geographical and cultural diversities. From the highest mountain in the world to mesmerizing monuments, dense forests to fabulous flora, fauna and wildlife, Nepal has long held the fascination of the intrepid traveler. Nepal is home to a rich cultural heritage a land where traditions, myths and legends are, Read More