The day July 27, 2017 is a unique and auspicious day in Hindu community. It is a unique day when three different festivals fall under one day. The festivals that fell on the single auspicious day are: Nag Panchami, Janai Purnima and Rishi Panchami. This day is also observed in Kathmandu valley and whole of Nepal as well. The day is marked as a public holiday.
After around three years of turmoil in Everest, the world’s tallest mountain, the future seems quite promising and business seemed more than usual in 2016. There are lots of climbers who are ready to climb Everest in 2017. The permit extension from the seasons of 2014, which was due to an avalanche and in 2015, which was due to earthquake will allow climbers to make an attempt to peak this year on credit.
The government officials are also very positive about the number of mountaineers from around the world who want to set a foot on top of the world’s highest spot. The Everest has two sides of climbing to the peak. The south side is from Nepal and north side is from Tibet. Each side has their own rules and regulations as to climbing and getting a permit. But it is mostly the south side which sees a large number of mountaineers going for the peak of Everest.
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This year on June 29, marks the annual Ropain Festival in Nepal. This festival falls on 15th of Ashad, in Nepali calendar. This festival is celebrated to mark the start of rice planting and also seen as a good fortune for a good harvesting season.
This festival is one of the most important festival in the monsoon season which marks the planting of the first rice sapling. This festival is important to Farmers whose livelihood depends upon the harvest of the rice planted during early monsoon. Farmers along with their neighbors and other locals together celebrate this festival. This day is also seen as a main tourist attraction for tourists and other people new to this culture. One can also celebrate this festival along with the local people.
Activities in the Rice Planting Festival:
You can play with the mud with your friends, sing and dance to the local cultural tunes
Take part in the competitions help by the organizers
Help farmers organize sowing of saplings
The people will also teach you how to sow the rice saplings
Feast on Dahi-Chiura (Yougart and beaten rice) and local alcohol.
The day is also seen as Dahi-Chiura (Yougart and beaten rice) eating day. After the Ropain festival, people usually feast on Dahi and Chiura along with locally brewed alcohol. You can take a Day tour of Kathmandu city to view this rice planting festival.
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Nepal has been named as a must go destination for 2017 by different travel portals like Lonely Planet, Rough guides, National Geographic, CNN Travel, Travel Channel, gadventures to name a few.
Nepal has been a hot spot for tourists from around the world for decades. There are wide range of activities for every tourists arriving in Nepal; be it group travelers, travelers with family and kids or solo traveler. Nepal never stops to fascinate any single soul. The tourism trend in Nepal has seen a steady growth in the past new years.
The number of traveler arriving in Nepal has seen a steady increase for many years. This is all thanks to different promotional activities by the Tourism Board of Nepal as well as individual tourism entrepreneurs. There had been a slight decrease of tourists in Nepal in the year 2015 due to the earthquake. But the tourism industry has bounced back and the number of tourists have already gone up in the year 2016. We expect more number of travelers coming to Nepal this year.
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