News & Events

Tourist arrivals up 9% in July

Total tourist arrivals in Nepal via air increased by 9.2 percent in July, compared to arrival figures in the same period last year. (more…) Read more

TAAN delegation meets tourism secy

A delegation of Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) led by President Mahendra Singh Thapa on August 19 paid a courtesy call on newly appointed tourism secretary Yagya Prasad Gautam. (more…) Read more

TAAN team completes Dolpo exploration

A team of Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) returned to Kathmandu on August 8 after completing 24-day exploration of the Dolpo Region. (more…) Read more

Now support staff mandatory for trekkers

Tourists traveling to any trekking destination will have to take at least a support staff (porter or guide) with them from September. Government officials say the decision has been taken for the safety of tourists. According to a recent policy decision of the Ministry of Home Affairs, tourists, who want to trek solo in Nepal, must hire at least a porter or a guide. Trekkers traveling in groups are already required to take the service of government registered trekking agencies.
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Ganesh Himal exploration begins

A 30-member team led by Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) embarked on the exploration ofGanesh Himal area in Dhading district on June 12. (more…) Read more

TAAN cleans up Langtang area

Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) cleaned up two popular trekking trails in Langtang Region on the occasion of World Environment Day. (more…) Read more

Tourist arrivals grow 9.2 percent in May

Tourists arrivals to Nepal via air in the month of May recorded a growth of 9.2 percent, despite reported cancellation of bookings by tourists because of banda and political instability. According to statistics maintained by Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Immigration Office and disseminated by Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), a total of 42,820 foreign tourists entered the country in May through TIA. (more…) Read more

TAAN represented in KOFTA Fair

A three-member delegation of Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) led by General Secretary Mohan Lamsal participated in the Korea World Travel Fair (KOFTA) 2012. (more…) Read more

One more Nepali peak in eight-thousander list

One more Nepali mountain has made it to the list of eight-thousander list if a study by Chinese scientists is anything to go by. A study carried out by Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute of Chinese Academy of Sciences puts Annapurna East (8,013m) in the elite group of mountains. (more…) Read more

13th Eco-Trekking Workshop from Aug 12

Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) is organizing the 13th Eco-Trekking Workshop at Sukute Beach Resort on the banks of the Bhotekoshi River in Sindhupalchowk district from August 12-14. (more…) Read more

Chisopani Hiking

Hiking in the Kathmandu Valley can be really rewarding. Especially if you just want to get out of the bustling city life of Kathmandu for a couple of days, there are plenty of options for you within a few hours’ walking distance. You don’t always have to travel far to relax, enjoy the scenery and Read more