Counter for TIMS opens in Thamel

TAAN10 Nov 2014, Kathmandu – Kathmandu Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) has opened counter for Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) in Manang Plaza, Thamel.

TAAN believes that this new counter will save time as trekking agencies and foreigners can get TIMS cards in Thamel – the tourist hotspot in Kathmandu Valley – itself. The counter will open from 7am to 6 in the evening, and from 10 am till 1 pm on public holidays. From now, foreign trekkers — both FITs and those traveling in groups — can get TIMS card from the counter. Continue reading

TAAN to explore Humla

Trekking Agencies´ Association of Nepal (TAAN) has initiated the process of exploring new trekking routes in Humla district.

Issuing a press statement on Sunday, TAAN sayid a seven-member team led by Rana Bahadur Khadka, its 2nd vice president, is leaving for Humla on April 2. The team will trek Nepalgunj-Hisla-Mugu route for 23 days before returning back to Nepalgunj. Continue reading