Royal Mountain Travel and Community Homestay Network have always worked to empower the locals from different communities and with the same motto of supporting the local communities, Royal Mountain Travel started the Community Hike in 2016 which is now benefiting a lot of locals in different ways. With the main objective of utilizing the local human resources, Community Homestay Network (CHN) conducted two days Local Guide training on 1st and 2nd July 2019. This training was targeted to the locals of Panauti, who shall be hired for the community hike (Sanga-Panauti Hike) after the completion of the training. The training is, therefore, an outcome of the idea of making Panauti’s tourism sustainable by involving the locals directly to the tourism of the place. Continue reading
Community Homestay Network was awarded Resilience through cultural diversity award on 31 May 2019 by International Institute for Peace through Tourism ( IIPT ) at the ASIAN RESILIENCE SUMMIT, Nepal 2019. The event was jointly organized by the Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council, the World Tourism Organisation of the United Nations (UNWTO) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). Continue reading
One of the most amazing tourism villages of Nepal “Ghalegaun” also known as Asia’s model tourism village which lies in Kholosothar rural Municipality of Nepal has undergone a beautiful change in its appearance. The old Zinc sheets on the roofs are now all replaced by new red zinc sheets.
Under the plan of developing Ghalegaun as a smart village, the provincial government has provided 2.9 million rupees in order to replace old zinc roofs with brand new red zinc sheets. Similarly, the Municipality also provided 1.5 million for the same Plan. Continue reading
On 15th May 2019 Kami Rita Sherpa broke his own record of scaling the summit of Mt. Everest for 22 times. It was his 23rd time on 15th May. He already broke the records by Apa Sherpa and Phurba Tashi Sherpa who had made the ascent for 21 times and are already retired from mountaineering. Continue reading
Turkish Airlines Houston office is improving its Katmandu (KTM) traffic through agencies. This Fam Trip was organized in collaboration with High Point travel of Dallas and Royal Mountain Travel of Katmandu, Nepal.
Three representatives from Highpoint Travel and three of their high producing group leaders had opportunity to fly in business class and they were very much enjoyed the service as well as the comfort. They also had chance to experience Istanbul Lounge where they spent the time to relax and wait for their next flight to Nepal. Continue reading
With two new wide-body Airbus aircraft being added to its fleet, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) expects its stake in international passenger movement to grow by at least five per cent.
Berlin, Germany – Recognized by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), the Travelife accreditation establishes Royal Mountain Travel as a certified tour operator for ‘Excellence in Sustainability’ within the respective country to comply with the Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria and thus awarded the Travelife certification. Continue reading
Himalaya Airlines has announced its first direct scheduled flight to Doha, Qatar from the end of this month. Continue reading
Lhakpa Sherpa of Sankhuwasabha district has become the first woman to scale the Mt Everest, the highest peak of the world, for seventh time. Continue reading
Two British and a Mexican climber on Thursday became the first foreigners to scale Mount Everest in two years together with three Nepalese guides, officials said. Continue reading