We Are Visit Nepal 2020

Coming to Nepal is coming to an experience that is only yours. From the remotest corners to the urban landscape, Nepal embodies a sensory experience of colours, sounds, sights and tastes. Visit Nepal welcomes you to life’s amazing moments.

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Experiences
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The Lakhey dance

The Lakhey dance is an important aspect of Nepali culture, and is performed during the Indra Jatra festival which falls in the month of September.

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Events

2020 Special Events

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Kathmandu by night

Kathmandu and Janakpur by night will develop itineraries and products to be enjoyed by tourists after sun down.

Apr
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Mustang Trail Race

It is an 8-stage, 170 km long, high altitude trail race through the culturally Tibetan, trans-Himalayan region of Nepal.

May
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Everest Marathon

Everest Marathon is a worldwide high altitude sports event held along the Mt. Everest Base Camp trail

May
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Otaku Jatra 2020

An event which brings together cosplayers, artists, artisans, designers, gamers, YouTubers, musicians and dancers to pay tribute to hard core anime fans.

Jun
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Sustainabile Summits Conference

The 5th international Sustainable Summits Conference is to be held in Kathmandu in the month of 1-5 June 2020. www.sustainablesummits2020.org

Sep
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World Trails Conference

Nepal will host the 8th World Trails Conference in September 2020.

Oct
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Photo Kathmandu

A festival celebrating photographers, this event brings the young and old together to indulge in a unique experience that showcases peoples perspectives on life through images.

Nov
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The Great Karnali Quest

In November 2020, Nepal is hosting the Great Karnali Quest a raft race, probably the longest raft race in the world, where many international rafters will participate.

Dec
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Kathmandu Triennale

The Kathmandu Triennale will showcase Nepali art in the global art scene as well as bring the global art scene to Nepal.

Sustainability

Our Commitment

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Climate Change

Increased focus on climate change and managing mountaineering and trekking to mitigate overcrowding and mismanaged and inferior tourism practices. Integrate conservation, green initiatives and socio economic development with minimal impact on environment while offering lifetime tourism experience.

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Community Based Tourism

Developing tourism in the remote corners of the country with community based tourism approach for equitable distribution and development benefits, boost economic activity and protect culture, tradition and heritage.

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Going Green

Adopt a green provincial development strategy at the national level linked to Sustainable Development Goals to foster alignment between government and agencies in resource allocation, planning and implementation.

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We want to collaborate with you to make Visit Nepal 2020 a year filled with celebrations.

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Latest News

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Honoring British hockey players

The VNY 2020 Secretariat honoured British hockey players team who have created a new world record for playing a match at 5500 metres.

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Yeti, our mascot

One hundred and eight larger than life sculptures of yeti, the official mascot of the Visit Nepal Year 2020, will be displayed within and outside the country to celebrate Visit Nepal 2020.

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Partnership with Lonely Planet

VNY 2020 is working with Lonely Planet to produce three pocket guide books on the themes of spirituality, culture and heritage, and adventure. These will be launched in January 2020.