A Refreshing Eco Hike

Whether it’s a trek to the base camp of Mt Everest or short hikes around, traveling is always fun. Be it business travel or leisure, trips to places, taking a break from the hectic daily work, are guaranteed to make one refreshed and rejuvenated.

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UNWTO Launches ‘Travel.Enjoy.Respect’ Campaign

In the framework of the International Year on Sustainable Tourism for Development, 2017, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is launching a consumer-oriented campaign aimed at raising awareness of the value and contribution that sustainable tourism can make towards development. The ‘Travel.Enjoy.Respect’ campaign wants to engage tourists in making the sector a catalyst for positive change.

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World Environment Day 2017: Connecting people to nature

“Connecting people to nature”, the theme for World Environment Day 2017, encourages us to explore relationships between humans and nature, and understand the invaluable support nature lends to human well-being and prosperity. Every year, World Environment Day is marked on June 5 around the world to celebrate nature and its importance to human survival, and raise awareness on the importance of protecting and safeguarding it.

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Promoting eco tourism in Namobuddha

Namobuddha is a very beautiful and historic site on the outskirts of Kathmandu Valley which has still not been able to tap all of its potential. The place seated amidst beautiful nature with the scenic view of mountains all around and the historic gumba, which is believed to be the place where Lord Buddha died in the previous incarnation

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Birding in the Himalayas

Nepal is home to over 850 species of birds. As a result of diverse topography and climate, variety of habitats is available to our feathered friends. Nepal is home to over 8 percent of the world’s total bird population. Each place in Nepal has its own climatic condition, resulting to native flora and fauna. Because of the rich number of bird species found in Nepal, Nepal has been also regarded as a paradise for birdwatchers.

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Environmental Implication of Tourism

It might be easy to get carried along with exploitation, but we need to remember that the natural environment is what draws tourists to Nepal in the first place, and if it is ruined, we cannot have sustenance. The most challenging issue of present times is to meet the ever-growing demand of the ever-growing population with the limited resources we have, and same is with the tourism industry too.

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