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First Pakistani woman scales Mount Everest

Samina Baigh is now the pride of Pakistan. She is the first Pakistani women to conquer Mount Everest.

Nepal wants to attract visitors interested in its rich history and...

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Nepal's most iconic symbol - Mount Everest, the world's highest peak - and other tall mountains attract tens of thousands of foreign tourists, particularly from Western Europe, the

19 dead in plane crash near Kathmandu

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Sita Air Dornier aircraft, which was carrying 16 passengers and three crew members, caught fire and crashed on Friday morning near Kathmandu airport.

Tanzanian mountain porter set to conquer Mount Everest

TANZANIA (eTN) – An experienced porter who has been climbing Mount Kilimanjaro for decades is set to become the first Tanzanian to conquer the highest peak in the world, Mount Everest in mid-May thi

The roof of the world – Tibetan beauty has no equal

Tibet seems like a land in the sky. With an average height of 4,000 meters above sea level, it lures mountaineers and fascinates cultural heritage fans.

Journey to Mount Everest from the comfort of home

Imagine embarking on the journey to Mount Everest in the comfort of your home.

Buddha Air tourist plane crash in Nepal

Tourist sightseeing flights are an attraction on every tourism trip to Nepal.

World Responsible Tourism Day reaches new heights

Few will ever manage to scale the towering heights of Mount Everest - the summit of the world. Even fewer will fail five times... and come back for more.

Apa Sherpa climbs Mt. Everest for the 21st time

Apa Sherpa broke his own world record by scaling Mount Everest (8,848m) for the 21st time on Wednesday.

Nepal’s ex-minister Upadhyay dies chasing Everest record

KATHMANDU, Nepal--Former Foreign Minister Shailendra Kumar Upadhyay passed away along the slopes of Mt Everest on Monday leaving incomplete dream to become the oldest man to scale the World’s talles

Nepal launches “Save Mt. Everest” campaign

The Mount Everest cleaning mission is scheduled to start from this April will runs till June 2012. Mount Everest, also known locally as Sagarmatha, is the highest summit (8,848 m) in the world.

South Ridge in New Zealand to be named for Sir Edmund...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – New Zealand authorities are proposing renaming a ridge on the nation's highest mountain to honor Mount Everest conqueror Sir Edmund Hillary,

Ballot wins over bullet in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal (eTN) - In a historic step towards peace and stability in the country, Nepal has successfully conducted the much-awaited election of Constituent Assembly (CA) on April 10. Contrary to the predicted violence and disturbance, the election was held peacefully with an overwhelming voter turn-out of over 60 percent.