Dhulikhel, August 15
Zip line in Dhulikhel of Kavre district has attracted domestic and international tourists.
As many as 25 tourists visit Dhulikhel for zip lining on a daily basis. However, their number is higher during weekends, according to World Wide Adventure Pvt Ltd that operates zip line.
The zip line is being operated on 1,100-metre long cable stretching from Thakledanda of Kavre to Khawa of Panchkahl Municipality. It takes one minute and 20 seconds to complete the zip line ride depending on the player’s weight and wind speed. The zip line offers three types of games Classic, Superman and Tandem. Sarita Shrestha from Dhading said she had adventurous experiences while riding the zip line.
Media consultant of World Wide Adventure Pvt Ltd Bishnu Kanta Ghimire said zip lining charge per Nepali is Rs 2,500 for Classic category of the game, USD 30 per tourist from SAARC countries and USD 45 per tourist from non-SAARC countries. For Superman, the charge is Rs 3,500 per Nepali, USD 40 per tourist from SAARC countries and USD 45 per tourist from non-SAARC countries. For Tandem, the charge is Rs 4,500 per Nepali, USD 50 per tourist from SAARC countries and USD 60 per tourists from non-SAARC countries.
A version of this article appears in print on August 16, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.