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

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 […]
20 October 2020

Nature is not a place to visit, it is home!

“We are going for a hike to Mount Gennaro tomorrow”. Matteo shared his plan for the weekend of Sep 2012. Matteo and I drove out of […]
9 October 2020

Trekking can change a life and the lives of millions

“Chasing angels or fleeing demons, go to the mountains.” – Jeffrey Rasley. In 1998 John Wood was an upcoming executive at Microsoft. In the frantic pace of his corporate […]
2 October 2020

Tibet is not a destination, it’s an inner quest!

On the 18th March, 1716, two Jesuits arrived safely in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. It was a voyage that lasted 18 months from Delhi to Lhasa […]
25 September 2020

Bhutan: Where happiness is a norm

“Please come and join us for dinner tonight, that’s my home down there” Sangay pointed out a traditional house next to the chorten (stupa) about 300 meters […]
18 September 2020

Travel like George Mallory

In 1923, when George Mallory was asked by a New York Times reporter as to why he wanted to climb Mount Everest, he answered in three words “Because […]
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