Nepal is popular for its majestic Himalayan range but lesser known planes are equally beautiful. Because Nepal’s altitude ranges from Plane grassland in Terai as low as 59m to up to 8000m high mountains in the Himalayas, weather and therefore the biodiversity here is unlike anywhere in the world.

Although there had been many such visits Nepal campaigns with different names in the past devoted towards attracting tourists from around the world, one that stands out is visiting Nepal year 1998. It was the milestone in Nepalese tourism for it brought together private and public sector to work in cooperation towards the common goal of uplifting the Nepali Tourism industry. Although the target of 500,000 tourists wasn’t achieved, Campaign sure had helped a lot in bringing Nepal into the global market as one of the beautiful tourist destinations in the world. As an effort to overcome the effect the Earthquake in 2015 had had on Nepalese economy, Visit Nepal 2018 was announced however as complete rehabilitation of heritage sites and constructions of airports, roads, and other infrastructures were not deemed possible by 2018, Campaign was postponed to 2020.

To make it happen, all the stakeholders are promoting it aggressively by doing what they can. Early completion of construction and rehabilitation of heritage sites and infrastructures is being prioritized. Tourism act is likely to have some amendments to make it more contextual in 2020.  Casino Regulation, Travel and Trekking Regulation and Mountaineering Expedition Regulation have also been planned to get reviewed and amended. Gautama Buddha Airport is in the process of being upgraded to international standard. Similarly, Pokhara International Airport is under construction and likely to be ready by 2020. Government plans to increase the business hour of Tribhuvan International Airport to serve more tourists. Air services agreements with different nations from all around the world are being reviewed and are likely to be finalized. All the famous mountain trails have been thoroughly analyzed and confirmed safe by government-appointed Engineers.

4 star and 5-star hotels of Kathmandu are likely to add new rooms and lots of smaller hotels, restaurants, resorts, guest houses and homestays are likely to increase in number by 2020 to meet the demand of potential tourists.

Nepal consistently tops the list of the travel destination in different travel websites for reason. While the highlight of the tourist attraction is the majestic Himalayan range, Nepal is also culturally rich with several world heritage sites recognized by UNESCO. Bio diverse National parks and sheer hospitality of Nepalese people makes Nepal enticing. Nepal has some catching up to do when it comes to Inclusive tourism. Inclusive tourism otherwise also known as accessible tourism makes a huge portion of total global tourist spending. Although little late, Nepal’s first step towards acknowledging the potential of inclusive tourism has been taken with the launch of first trekking trail for differently abled people in Pokhara in March.

Mountaineering, Trekking, and other Adventure sports like rafting, kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, bungee jumping, paragliding, mountain biking and so on an option to customize these products as per one’s requirement and budget means one is only limited by one’s own imaginations about what fun activities can be done in Nepal. Besides Adventure sports, cultural tours and pilgrimage packages can be options for circumspect travelers who are not seeking to experience thrills of Himalayan adventure sports.

Nepal is popular for its natural beauty but Tourism is no longer just about it. Tourists have become more eco-friendly; the potential of Inclusive tourism cannot be overlooked. We at Nepal social treks understand every tourist have the different set of requirements thus we offer flexibility to customize trips. If you would like to book your trips for the year 2020, we do have special offers waiting for you. Click here to contact us for any kind of inquiry relating to your possible trip to Nepal.

Basu Panday

Basu Panday started his journey in tourism and hospitality as a support staff 17 years ago.

He has travelled all the Himalayan region as trekking staff and trekking guide, and have climbed 6000+ meters several trekking peaks in the Himalaya. He often leads trips in Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan and India. He had travelled to many other countries such as Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy, Sweden, Romania, Lithuania, Greece, Denmark Spain, Australia and the USA for promotion of Nepal’s tourism. 

After working as support staff, then tour and trek guide, he eventually fulfilled his desire to start his own company, Nepal Social Treks and Expedition, in 2006.

Basu is friendly and he is the one who answers most of your trip questions. So if you have any inquiry about our trip, don't be shy. Write to us.

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