The city of Patan wants to transform its ancient and historic centre for pedestrians as part of the municipality’s transport master plan. At the heart of the project is an ambitious plan: building a network of cycling lanes.
This historic square in Nepal is home to temples dating back to the third century.
Source: Kathmandu Durbar Square
Dozens of centuries-old temples, shrines and stupas leveled by the 2015 earthquake are being reconstructed.
Those are critical lessons, according to a report released on Monday by the World Bank and the United Nation’s culture and education agency (UNESCO).
Polly Witker, a travel advisor, recently explored Nepal on a FAM trip hosted by Royal Mountain Travel and organized through Impact Travel Alliance. Read her report here.
KATHMANDU — Nepal’s Supreme Court has ordered the government not to construct any new roads inside Chitwan National Park without approval from UNESCO, park authorities and other stakeholders. Chitwan National Park is home the world’s second-largest population of greater one-horned rhinos (Rhinoceros unicornis) as well as a significant population of Bengal tigers (Panthera tigris tigris), […]
City Nomads’ guide to things to do, shopping, and things to eat in Patan, a neighbourhood in the south of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal.
KUMROJ, Nepal — In March 2016, a team of experts from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) arrived in Nepal’s Chitwan National Park. Dispatched at the request of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, the mission was charged with investigating a series of transportation infrastructure projects planned for the area. Home to some 600 […]