Pankaj Pradhananga


Pankaj Pradhananga lives in Kathmandu and has over 2 decades of experience in the Tourism industry. He is a Director of Four Season Travel & Tours, Charter President of Tourism Toastmasters Club, Consultant of International Development Institute. He is also an adjunct faculty member in a number of Business schools. He successfully led accessible Tourism initiatives in the Himalayan region. He runs a Talkshow ‘Beyond Limits by Himalayan Storyteller’. He was featured on the cover page of Toastmasters Int’l magazine’s global issue of Dec 2018. Pankaj can be followed : Instagram  Youtube and Twitter

18 June 2021

The art of communication in the tourism industry

Toastmasters International published a cover page article on the importance of communication skills for the global tourism industry in December 2018. The article highlighted the importance […]
21 May 2021

Travel to break free from your happiness trap!

Break free from your happiness trap! This week I had the opportunity to speak at the Accessible & Inclusive Tourism conference in the Asia Pacific (AITCAP) […]
10 May 2021

Sorry Portugal but Nepal holds the title of the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge

On the 2nd of May, Portugal marked a historic event with the official opening of their new bridge the “Arouca 516” and while we congratulate them […]
3 May 2021

What can the tourism industry learn from ancient philosophers?

The global tourism industry is at the most testing times as the headlines of tourism performance indicates the grim reporting by the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) […]
20 April 2021

Nepal does it again, champions in saving the One-horned Rhino!

While the tourism industry is striving to bring international travelers back to the Himalayan nation, uplifting news brings some respite and a sense of joy among […]
6 April 2021

Rural Tourism in Bhadrapur, Nepal

Why would a tourist visit Bhadrapur? We don’t have much to offer in terai of Nepal, lowland region. An old friend who works for the Municipality […]
12 March 2021

Is the right to travel still a human right?

According to United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Article 13), everyone has the right to the freedom of movement and residence within the borders of […]
26 February 2021

Tee off in the foothills of the Himalayas!

It’s hard to believe that the Golf clubs made it to Nepal over a century ago! In 1917 Rana Prime minister’s delegation, returning from Scotland, brought […]
4 February 2021

Nepal: where people carried cars, before cars carried people

Chitlang village, once known as the southern gateway to Kathmandu valley, has been on my bucket list for quite some time. Before the highway to Kathmandu […]
26 January 2021

Nepali climbers create history on Mount K2

A team of all Nepalese climbers made it to the headlines of International news media on the 16th   of January. After quite some time Nepal was […]
18 January 2021
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An experience in Mount Kailash, I could never forget

Back in 2005, I couldn’t resist the urge to capture this click with my Tibetan host. Needless to say, it was the days of KODAK films. […]
11 January 2021

Why is taking a trip good for you and the world?

Are you desperately waiting to hit the road?  There may be a valid explanation for that desire. Recently I came across a friend who just returned […]
4 January 2021

Destination Nepal didn’t fail, it learned a great deal.

Exactly a year ago ‘Visit Nepal 2020 campaign’ was kicked off amidst huge fanfare in a stadium in Kathmandu. One hundred and eight larger than life […]
27 November 2020

Aloha Mantra for a meaningful life and sustainable trips

It was 2013, I was on a trip to Hawaii. My friend Juergen did show me around the exotic island. However, I would not have felt […]
16 November 2020

Teachings by a Nomad

UNESCO added Kokoxili located in Tibet to its World Heritage list in July 2017. Kokoxili (Hoh Xil in Chinese) is the world’s largest and highest plateau […]
2 November 2020

This is the best time to travel like Stoics!

There is no unhappiness like the misery of sighting land again after a cheerful, careless voyage.” – Mark Twain How would Mark Twain react if he […]
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