Nepal | August 13, 2020

Tourists throng to Dhulikhel for zip lining

Himalayan News Service
Share Now:

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.

Follow The Himalayan Times on Twitter and Facebook

Recommended Stories:

More from The Himalayan Times:

Bharatpur Hospital

Human resource crunch hits COVID lab

CHITWAN, AUGUST 11 Bharatpur COVID-19 laboratory built in April in a short period of time, is struggling to perform. Shortage of human resources has marred the laboratory’s service delivery. The lab established under Bharatpur Hospital has not made any visible progress compared to its initia Read More...

Kaski district

Rape accused APF SSP Adhikari remanded to judicial custody

POKHARA, AUGUST 11 Kaski District Court remanded rape accused SSP Rajendra Prasad Adhikari to judicial custody today. A single bench of district judge Dipak Kumar Kharel issued the remand order after hearing on the case yesterday and today. SSP Adhikari has been sent to Kaski District Jail. Read More...

Party virus more dangerous than COVID, says CM Gurung

POKHARA, AUGUST 11 Gandaki Province chief minister Prithvisubba Gurung has said that more than the coronavirus it was the virus inside the party that had created trouble. Speaking at the 21st anniversary and award-distribution programme organised by the Federation of Nepalese Indigenous Nation Read More...

PA panel inspects damaged Besisahar-Chame road

LAMJUNG, AUGUST 11 The Finance and Development Committee of Gandaki Provincial Assembly inspected the Besisahar-Chame road section damaged by incessant rain. The committee led by Deepak Koirala highlighted the need to work through a fast track to restore the route. The rains have damaged th Read More...

Serena sets up Venus clash on return after COVID-19 hiatus

Serena Williams made a winning return to competitive tennis on Tuesday as she rallied from a set down to beat Bernarda Pera 4-6 6-4 6-1 at the Top Seed Open in Lexington, Kentucky on Tuesday in her first match of the COVID-19 era. Williams was five points from falling to the American left-han Read More...

Two dead in Butwal Corona hospital; one confirmed positive for Covid-19, other's report awaited

Bhairahawa: Death of two persons have been reported in Butwal-based Corona Special Hospital on Wednesday morning. The deceased individuals, 42 and 25 year olds from Kapilvastu, had been undergoing treatment in the hospital. Both of them, who were on ventilator support, died while under treatment Read More...

gold prices

Gold price declines, silver hits new record

KATHMANDU, AUGUST 11 Gold price is gradually dropping, while silver price has hit a new record today in the domestic market. According to the Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers’ Association (FeNeGoSiDA), silver price reached a new peak of Rs 1,435 per tola today, surging by Rs 40 a Read More...

Debate on inviting strategic partnership in NT resurfaces

KATHMANDU, AUGUST 11 The issue of bringing in a strategic partner in the government-owned Nepal Telecom (NT) which has been in discussion since long has resurfaced once again following the start of a study by the company regarding the possible modality of bringing such a partner in the company. Read More...