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    Discover Nepal
    P.O Box: 20209
    Lazimpat, Kathmandu
    Tel: + 977- 1-4413690
    Fax: 977-1-4255487
    Email: stt@mos.com.np
    www.discovernepal.com.np
        
    Representative in the STN
    Name: Mr. Bijaya Pradhan
    Designation: Ex-Chairman
    E-mail: stt@mos.com.np

    Year of establishment: 1999

    Short description
    NGO working

    Primary focus:
    Sustainable Tourism Development

    Ongoing activities related to sustainable tourism
•    promoting manaslu region- feb 27, 09 onwards

    Geographic areas location (DDC/VDC) of ongoing activities
•    Gorkha district development committee (Manaslu)

    Planned activities related to sustainable tourism
•    Art exhibition

    Geographic areas location (DDC/VDC) of planned activities
•    Garden of dreams
•    Yala maya kendra
•    Hanuman dhoka etc

    Past activities related to sustainable tourism
•    Established a small library in the High School in Manang Village
•    Established the tradition of organizing annual health and medical camps in Manang districts with the volunteer support form different countries.
•    Established a health/dental clinic in Humde with the support form German Rotarians.
•    Promotion of Destination Manang 2004.
•    Train tour guides with support from New Zealand Agency for International Development (NZAID)
•    Established Manang Culture Museum at Change Thang, with support from  (NZAID).
•    Set up information center in Manang Culture Museum at Change Thang with support from NTB and World Wildlife Foundation.
•    Impressions of Manang an art workshop and exhibition.
•    Destination Manang 2007 by promoting programs such as climbing courses, snow leopard watches, and reviving culture and traditions by celebrating local festivals like Badhe, Metha, Yarthung and Torkya.
•     Artistic trek to Manaslu region in promotion of Trans-Himalayan region.
•    Culture Exchange Programme organized with German teachers and students in Manang district.
•    Annual free medical camp was conducted in Nar-phu villages of Manang by a group of 12 Canadian doctors.
•    As part of Destination Manang 2008 campaign, Grand Yarthung (Horse race) festival was successfully conducted in Manang Village from 6-12 July, 2008.

    Strengths of the organization
    Tourism plans and reviews
    Tourism infrastructure development
    Capacity building
    Culture and heritage conservation
    Rural tourism development
    Conservation and preservation