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

Trekkers, mountaineers head for the Himalayas as spring begins

Spring is here and hordes of adventure seekers from around the world have embarked on treks in the Himalayan foothills or high-altitude climbing on the frozen peaks. Travel trade entrepreneurs said that since the last two weeks there has been a large movement of trekkers and mountaineers to different destinations to experience extreme adventure activities. Continue reading

ACAP identifies alternative trekking trails

BAGLUNG, Feb 28: The Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) has identified alternative trekking trails in the famous Annapurna Region. ACAP started exploring new trails after popular trails in the region were shortened with the construction of motorable roads. Continue reading

Govt to develop two eco-friendly trekking trails

KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) is developing two eco-friendly trekking trails as a part of its tourism infrastructure development project.

Once the new trails are developed, Dakchhinkali will be connected with Sundarijal and Budanilkantha with Gosaikunda. Continue reading

Trekking permit system to go online

KATHMANDU, Jan 16:Foreign tourists planning to trek will soon be able to collect government permits to embark on the journey from the Internet.

The online service will be introduced once the Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) and Nepal Tourism Board complete the process of automating Trekking Information Management System (TIMS), through which mandatory permits for most of the trekking routes are issued. Continue reading