‘Five Year’ tourism master plan prepared

MustangMUSTANG: Mustang District Development Committee has come up with five-year tourism master plan.

The master plan has motivated to increase inflow of domestic and foreign tourists to Mustang by two-fold. Program Officer at District Development Committee Kedar Singh Thapa informed that collaboration with Annapurna Conservation Project (ACAP), tourism entrepreneurs and tourism agencies as well as efforts through diplomatic channels are imperative to that end.

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75-km alternative route constructed to promote tourism

 A 75-km long alternative route has been constructed here to promote tourism. 
The alternative route was opened after the roadway from Beni of Myagdi to Muktinath shadowed the world famous Annapurna trekking route encompassing the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP)
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Lo-Manthang welcomes more tourists

Lo-MathangKATHMANDU – Lo-Manthang, a tourist spot in Mustang district, has witnessed an increase of 24 per cent in the influx of tourists this year.

Some 4,147 tourists have visited this place compared to 3,151 last year, according to Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP), Mustang.

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Tourists to visit Upper Mustang increased

MYAGDI: The number of tourists arriving for upper Mustang visit has increased after the place was enlisted in one of the best tourism destinations of the world.

The world famous travel guide Lonely Planet has included Upper Mustang in the third position among world famous ten best tourism destinations for 2013. Continue Reading→

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Number of Indian tourists visiting Mustang doubles

Muktinath Temple/Image:Nirmal Dulal

BAGLUNG, May 2: With the onset of summer, the number of Indian tourists arriving Mustang has increased drastically. Indian tourists visit the region during this time of the year to pay homage to Muktinath, view mysterious landscape and mountain ranges, and escape the scorching heat in India.

According to the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) Mustang, around 200 Indian tourists are arriving in the region every day through air and land routes, which is double than that of last year. Continue Reading….

TAAN plans alternate route for Upper Manang

KATHMANDU: Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) will develop an alternate trekking route for Upper Manang trekkers.

“We are trying to develop a trekking route that will be separate from the route that is being used for general transportation,” said president of the association Mahendra Singh Thapa. Continue reading