On the occasion of World Tourism Day 2019, today the country has announced the three new tourism destination. These destinations were announced based on the recommendations of the Village Tourism Promotion Forum (VITOF) Nepal.

Chalis village located in Rubyvalley Rural Muncipality of Dhadhing, Phaperkhet in Kathekhola Rural Muncipality of Baglung and Dhunsa in Faktanglung Rural Municipality of Taplejung have been announced as the new destinations. The declared destinations will be promoted thourgh various tourism activities throughout the year. Minister of State for Culture Tourism and Civil Aviation Mr. Dhan Bahadur Budha, issued a certificate of new destination to representatives of the three destinations.

Three new destinations selected this year

  • Chalis (Ruby Valley Rural Municipality): Dhading
  • Phaperkhet (Kathekhola Rural Municipality): Baglung
  • Dhunsa (Faktanglung Rural Municipality): Taplejung

Today the whole world is celebrating World Tourism Day with the slogan "Tourism and Jobs - A Better Future For All". On this occassion special program was today with the participation of the Ministry of Tourism, Nepal Tourism Board, Secretariant of Nepal Tourism Year 2020, various tourism representatives of the private sectors. Attendees of the program expressed their commitment to meet the goals of Nepal Tourism Year 2020.