MUSTANG: A 75-km long alternative route has been constructed here to promote tourism.
The alternative route was opened after the roadway from Beni of Myagdi to Muktinath shadowed the world famous Annapurna trekking route encompassing the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP)
With the joint initiatives of the District Development Committee, ACAP, and tourism entrepreneurs, the alternative tourism route is opened from Muktinath of Mustang to Narchyang of Myagdi district.
Chief of the ACAP in Mustang, Bidur Kuikel, informed that the alternative route was opened along the Kaligandaki corridor by allocating budget for five year turn by turn. With this, the tourists can go to Pairathapla from Ranipauwa of Muktinath via Lupra, Jomsom, Dhumbatal, Chhaire and Titi pool.
With this, the tourism entrepreneurs have all set to expand their enterprises along the Kalapani of Mustang, Pairothapla, Ghasa, Lete, Marpha, Kagbeni.
For the expansion of the hotels and other tourism related business, the entrepreneurs are also conducting feasibility study in group.
News Source: RSS Nepal