The Nepali Army has determined to establish various adventure sports and programs during the year 2020 in a bid to support the government’s mega tourism campaign — Visit Nepal 2020.
Briefing about the programs today at a press meet, Colonel Subas Thapa said that tourists from all over the world and domestic tourists could be part of these programs, which include jungle safari, mountain trekking, Everest expedition, and cleaning campaign, paragliding, Ligligkot race, open adventure, Nepal Marathon, peace seminar and run for fun and concurrence trail trek. The NA also alleged that these events would be cheap and safe.
The government has the intention of attracting at least two million foreign tourists during the Visit Nepal 2020. The NA will organize jungle safari in Chitwan National Park, Bardiya National Park, Shuklaphanta National Park, and Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve for two months in November and December next year.
Tourists will be able to experience paragliding from January to September. Unification trail trekking will be in March. Trekking will cover Dhulikhel-Kavrekot-Sharadakot-Goraknath-Panauti route.
Furthermore, the Everest expedition and cleaning campaign are scheduled to be held from March to June.
Open adventure sports competition will have several adventure games like cycling and rafting. Adventure sports will be arranged in May. A peace seminar and run for fun will also be held in the same month.
Mountain trekking will be organized in September. Ligligkot run and marathon will be in October.
Tourists, wishing to take participation in the different adventure games and other programs can log on to official websites of the NA and VN campaign.
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