Far removed from every-day life, The Pavilions Himalayas boutique resort is nestled in a valley near Phewa Lake, Pokhara, Nepal. Surrounded by farmland, forested hills and a mountain fed river, the property’s 15 luxurious, eco-friendly villas form a naturally beautiful landscape. Here Adam Kahan calls in as he tours this most enigmatic of destinations.
The wreckage of a Twin Otter aircraft operated by Tara Air has been located in Nepal. The plane was carrying 23 people when it lost contact with air traffic controllers shortly after take-off. It is was on route from Pokhara to Jomsom, with officials offering only a slim chance of survivors being rescued.
United Airlines today announced that it will work with its disaster relief partners the American Red Cross, Americares, Airlink and Operation USA to provide aid to those affected by the earthquake in Nepal
Figures released by the immigration office at Tribhuvan International Airport in Tibet reveal tourist arrivals reached 35,330 in January 2013, a decline of 15.9 per cent on the same month last year. Major source markets have all seen numbers of tourist arrivals fall in the first month of 2013.
Seven British nationals are believed to be among 19 people killed during a plane crash in Kathmandu, Nepal. The Sita Air-operated aircraft came down moments after take off with the loss of three crew and 16 passengers.
A plane carrying tourists to view Mount Everest has crashed in Nepal, killing all 19 passengers, according to reports.