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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Celebrating Tourism Year


Nepal Tourism Year 2011GREETINGS & NAMASTE FROM NEPAL TO THE WORLD
on the occasion of
NEPAL TOURISM YEAR 2011
Everest Dreamz warmly welcomes to all the Travellers, Trekkers, Mountain Climbers and People from all over the world in the occasion of NEPAL TOURISM YEAR 2011, has been formally unveiled by the government of Nepal on Friday - 26 February 2010.Prime Minster of Nepal Shree Madhav Kumar Nepal inaugurated the NTY 2011 by lighting a lamp brought from Lumbini, the birth-place of Gautam Buddha, in a special ceremony organized at the Nepal Army pavilion in Tundikhel, Kathmandu with the slogan "Together for Tourism", the Nepal Tourism Year (NTY) 2011 has been formally unveiled by the government. Government of Nepal in consultation with Nepalese Tourism Industry, concerned organizations and experts decided to launch a national tourism campaign "Nepal Tourism Year 2011"

Nepal Tourism Year 2011Nepal is a country of highly diverse and rich geography, culture, and religions. Nepal covers a span of 147,181 sq. kilometers ranging from altitude of 70 meters to 8,848 meters. Mountains, mid hills, valleys and plains dominate the geography of landlocked Nepal that extends from the Himalayan range in the north to the Indo-Gangetic lowlands in south. The mountainous north contains eight of the world's ten highest mountains, including the highest, Mount Everest. The fertile and humid south is heavily urbanized. By some measures, Hinduism is practiced by a greater majority of people in Nepal than in any other nation. The natural scenery, high mountains, incomparable cultural heritage and numerous specialties have made Nepal a well-known destination in the world tourism map with a distinct image of its own. With the glittering badge of adventure destination and the adage "Atithi Devo Bhava" (Guests are Gods) that reflects "Atithi Satkar, Nepaliko Sanskar" (Hospitality is Nepalese culture) deeply rooted in our culture, the tourism products of Nepal never cease to mesmerize the visitors. The cultural, geographical, ethnic and bio-diversities of the country allure international visitors to Nepal time and again which truly substantiates the spirit of Nepal tourism brand: 'Naturally Nepal, once is not enough!'

Trekking is the most popular activity in Nepal and is the best way to experience the Himalayas. Most treks follow well-trodden foot trails that have been in use for hundreds of years, connecting mountain villages and hamlets. Popular treks include:
Nepal Tourism Year 2011
     1. Everest Base Camp Trek
     2. Annapurna Circuit Trek
     3. Annapurna Base Camp Trek
     4. Langtang Gosaikunda Trek
     5. Gokyo Ri Trek
     6. Annapurna Jomsom Muktinath Trek
     7. Everest Base Camp / Gokyo Cross Chola la Trek

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Physical features also include green paddy terraces, wind-swept deserts, dense forests and marshy grasslands. The country is well endowed with perennial rivers, lakes and glacial lakes that originate in the Himalayas. Nepal is a Safe Destination for tourist. We would like to state that the Tourist Police is a special unit of Nepal Police, which is working under Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Tourism Industry Division. Government of Nepal plans to draw 1 million tourists to Nepal during this period in 2011.

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