The temples of Panauti. Photo: Axel Drainville/Flickr
13 Mar 2019

Why You Should Visit UNESCO’s Tentative World Heritage Sites in Nepal

Most travellers to Nepal visit several of the country’s well-known UNESCO-listed World Heritage Sites. These are must-visit attractions that shouldn’t be missed, but they’re not the only worthwhile heritage sites in the country. There are currently 15 sites in Nepal that are on UNESCO’s tentative list. This means that although

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Hike from Panauti to Namo Buddha
11 Jan 2017

Hike from Panauti to Namo Buddha

Namo Buddha is the third most important religious site for Buddhists in Nepal. Hence, it has a special charm. Walking there from the small village of Panauti can be as a small pilgrimage of its own. Panauti, the starting point can be reach in about two hour by public bus

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03 Dec 2016

The New Sanga-Panauti Community Hike Initiative

On a Sunday in late November, a throng of 40+ Nepali and international tourism-industry professionals undertook the new Sanga to Panauti Community Hike for the first time. This new ten kilometre route has been established by Royal Mountain Travel, CommunityHomestay.com and a global community of change-makers, Travel Social Good (TSG+)

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Panauti Community Homestay
01 May 2016

Hats off to Panauti!

This delightfully picturesque town in the Kathmandu Valley is a survivor, not only of the earthquakes of April and May 2015, but also of the majority of major quakes which have occurred during the 20th century.  It is widely believed its safety is more certain because it is built on

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