Drive to Start Paragliding in Udayapur – RSS/Nepalayatimes
Udyapur – Belaka municipality of Udayapur district has started the campaign of operating paragliding with an aim to promote tourism in the municipality.
The objective is also to bring more than 50 thousand domestic and foreign visitors to Belaka area annually. Paragliding tests have been operated from Bopatang hill and Champakot hill at Mainamaini of Belaka. The location is at an altitude of 2,000 meters from the sea level. Sunkoshi riverside is the landing site for the paragliding.
The municipality plans to develop the area into a ‘number one’
paragliding hub in Province1. More than 200 youths and tourism entrepreneurs in Belaka area have taken paragliding training for this purpose.
Mayor Durga Kumar Thapa said the final preparations are being made to operate commercial paragliding at Bopatang and Champakot from November
this year. Construction of physical structures and management works are being carried out at the paragliding takeoff and landing sites at present. Belaka Paragliding Association, Sunsari Chatara Paragliding, Pokhara Paragliding, and Asian Paragliding Group
are investing in this venture with the facilitation of Belaka municipality. The paragliding service will provide direct employment to 250 youths and it will also help promote self-employment with the operation of hotels and homestay service in the area. READ THESE ALSO . . . . . . . . Best Trekking Season In Nepal: Visit Nepal Year 2020 Rara National Park: Best Trekking Zone of Nepal Tsum Valley Trekking Known as a Sacred Pilgrimage Valley Mardi Himal Trekking: Right Destination for Festive Holiday Pattale Higher than Everest: Best Himalayan Tours MOST LIKED TREKKING ROUTE Annapurna Base Camp Trek: Nepal Tourism Shey-Phoksundo National Park: A Unique Trans-Himalayan ecosystem Visit Nepal Year 2020: Why should you visit Nepal in 2019? 10 Popular Destinations in Western Part of Nepal Is Nepal Safe To Travel In This Year? POPULAR TREKKING AREAS Dhampus Australian Camp Trek: Glorious Himalayan Viewpoint Trek Kailash Manasarovar, Sacred Place: Don’t Miss to Visit This Year Khaptad National Park: Best Land for Eco-Tourism Sagarmatha National Park: UNESCO World Heritage site of Nepal Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park: Easily Accessible From Kathmandu How can you get Tourist Visa for Nepal? Process is Here 10 Domestic Travel Destinations: Where you can make your trip in this Season