Destination Manang 2010

LAMJUNG: To promote local tourism and make Nepal Tourism Year 2011 a success, preparations for 'Destination Manang 2010' have intensified.

During the campaign to be organised by the Tourism Entrepreneurs' Committee, Manang, with support from the Himalayan Rescue Association, various programmes will be conducted throughout the year.

According to the campaign organising committee coordinator Binod Gurung, horse race, Badhe Festival, Tilicho Taal Festival, deer festival, volleyball tournament including different cultural shows will be organised in different parts of the district.

The campaign will begin on April 15 at the district headquarters Chame. "Our mission is not only to bring in foreigners but also to encourage internal tourists to visit Manang", said Gurung.