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All package price revision
December 26, 2013

The management committee of Gurkha Encounters have decided to revise all the treks and tours package rates for Autumn season 2010 for all categories.

We happily announce the introduction of Budget Tour Package on our tour and trek package list to cater to the needs of all the travellers on budget to TRAVEL CHEAP. Have a look on all of our revised prices and let us know of which trip you want to take.

We are very considerate enough to give you the value of what you pay in terms of excellent services no matter which category of package you choose.

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Pata to hold tourism conference, Mart in Pokhara
December 26, 2013

HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE

KATHMANDU: The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is organising its Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart (AT&RTCM) in Pokhara on February 7-11.

Under the theme ‘Social Give Back: Doing Well by Doing Good’, the four-day event brings together people involved in adventure travel and responsible tourism to discuss new opportunities for promoting environmental protection and social sustainability within the industry.

Delegates will be able to attend interactive breakout sessions on ‘baby boomers, indigenous tourism and youth travel, according to the organisers.

At the AT&RTC Youth Travel session, a panel of leading professionals will explore youth market travel trends

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Nepal in ‘Ten places you never thought you could afford’ list
December 26, 2013

HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE

KATHMANDU: Nepal is featured in the ‘Ten places you never thought you could afford’ in USA Today travel site.

The other places include Dubai, Cook Islands, Hawaii, Istanbul, Barbados, New York City, Ecuador, Shanghai and Morocco.

The site has selected 10 hand-picked destinations that may be far-flung, but also offer unexpected values. “With the arrival of 2011, you may be dreaming of a big, once-in-a-lifetime trip, but are concerned about how to pay for it,” the site said, adding that Nepal has declared the year 2011 as ‘Nepal Tourism Year’, with the country’s 16 political groups uniting to welcome

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Expetition Experience
December 26, 2013

HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE

KATHMANDU: The expedition team that lighted the eternal torch at Mt Amadablam as a part of the inauguration ceremony of Nepal Tourism Year (NTY) 2011 on January 14 were felicitated today in Kathmandu.

The eleven-member expedition team lighted the torch with the fire of Lumbini’s Eternal Lamp at the mountain’s peak in synchronisation with President lighting the torch in stadium where formal inauguration was being held for NTY 2011.

The team was led by experienced climber Zima Zangbu Sherpa who is also the president of Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).

“We set out for the expedition thinking if we can promote

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Nepal Govt. to confer highest medal to Saudi Arabian prince Talal
December 26, 2013

Kosh R. Koirala Reporting from Nepal, Kathmandu, 16 November, (Asiantribune.com):

Nepal government has decided to confer highest medal on Saudi Arabian Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal in order to further strengthen the cordial relationship subsisting between Nepal and Saudi Arabia.

Though the decision to confer Mahaujjwal Rastradeep medal on Prince Talal was made through a cabinet meeting on Monday morning, the medal decoration ceremony will take place only later as the government lacked necessary preparation on time.

Prince Talal, who was on a three-day private visit to Nepal, returned home on Tuesday after holding meeting with President Dr Ram Baran Yadav, Prime Minister

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