Dharan steps up efforts to promote tourism through adventure


Dharan, Mar. 11: A 11-member network headed by Lekhmani GC, tourism entrepreneur and Chairperson of Extreme Dharan, was formed for the development and expansion of adventurous sports tourism. Indra Rai and Prakash Thakuri were picked as the vice-coordinators of the network.
The network would play coordinating role for the development, expansion and management of adventurous and sports tourism in the State-1, said Govinda Bhattarai, Chairperson of Mountain Sports Federation.
He further shared the network would work to contribute to achieve the targets of Nepal Tourism Year 2020.
The network came into existence following an interaction initiated by Dharan sub-metropolis on mapping the potentials of adventurous tourism sports in the urban area.
In cahoots with the Mountain Sports Federation, the Dharan sub-metropolis organised the interaction on adventurous and sports tourism to explore measures for attracting tourists in Dharan.
Dharan has seen the potential of adventurous sports such as cycling, paragliding, canyoning, flying jeep, boating, race amd bike race.
Manju Bhandari, acting Mayor of Dharan sub-metropolis, said these sports would be optimally used in bringing 100,000 tourists to the State 1 every year. RSS

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