Kathmandu, November 1
Tourism Entrepreneurs will travel from West Mahakali to East Mechi under the leadership of world cyclist Pushkar Shah.
The cycle journey that will start from Mahendranagar in the far west on November 3 will end on the 24th day after reaching Kankadvitta in the east, said program coordinator Shah. This program has been named 'Nepal Cycle Festival Journey 2077'.
Mukti Pandey, a participant in the cycle trip and a tourism entrepreneur, said that he believed that the bicycle tour would help in the upliftment of the tourism sector.
Rajendra Sapkota, Shankar Adhikari, Subhash KC, Expansion Dahal, Samrat Pandey, Mahendra Adhikari, Him Gurung, Madhav Nepal and CN Pandey are among the world cyclists. The team will travel from West Mahendranagar to Dhangadhi, Chisapani, Virendranagar, Nepalgunj, Amelia, Tulsipur, Ghorahi, Swargadwari, Bhalubang, Toulihawa, Bhairahawa, Butwal, Tansen, Baglung, Pokhara, Narayanghat, Hetauda, Sindhuligadi, Janakpur, Gaighat, Dharan, Itahari. It will reach Kakadvitta through Damak and Birtamod.
The distance from Mahakali in the west to Mechi in the east will be 1,624 kilometers, said Shah.
Although only 15 people participated in the inauguration of the Mahakali-Mechi Cycle Journey, local cyclists will also participate in the inauguration. He said that only those who had a negative test report were allowed to participate in the trip.
Chief Executive Officer of Nepal Tourism Board Dr. Dhananjay Regmi will bid farewell from the Board's office Bhrikuti Mandap, said program coordinator Shah. The program is being promoted by the Nepal Tourism Board with the support of TAAN, NATA and Nepal Mountaineering Association.