The canyoning activities in Pokhara that were suspended since the nationwide lockdown ordered on March 24 this year for COVID-19 prevention and control have been reoperated after a hiatus of seven months.
Ram Gurung of Pokhara Canyoning at Machhapuchre Rural Municipality-9 in Kaski district said that all the health safety measures were put in place to reoperate the adventurous sport in Pokhara as well as to revive the adventurous tourism in the City that is emerging as an adventurous sports hub
Gurung explained, “There is no alternative to breathing a new life into the adventurous tourism that has been flagging since the COVID-19 crisis. We should not live under the fear and bring everything into standstill. Instead, we should observe all the precautions and move ahead.”
The domestic tourists seeking thrill through canyoning would be completely ensured a safe environment from the Coronavirus infection, assured Gurung.
Canyoning came into operation in Pokhara since 2014. The 75-metre and 45-metre waterfall at Lwang Ghale, some 22 kilo metres away from Pokhara, have been ideal places for canyoning.
Source: National News Agency Nepal