Nepal Canyoning Association held its General Assembly on 5th February, 2016. The new committee was chosen where Rajendra Bahadur Lama was elected as President, Kishor Shahi vice-chairman, Devendra Babu Tiwari general secretary, Rajesh Lama Tamang secretary, and Chhetra Bahadur Basnet the treasurer. Similarly, the members are Anu Shrestha, Raju Lama, Dabindra Tamang, Govinda gurung and Santosh Thapamagar.
Nepal Canyoning Association (NCA) has decided to promote adventure tourism by organizing canyoning festival in 27th & 28th May, 2016. Aiming at promoting tourism and attracting domestic tourists towards the adventurous sport, more than 100 youths will participate in the sports, said newly elected NCA Chairman Rajendra Bahadur Lama, adding that it is high time Nepal attracted domestic youths to this adventurous tourism.
“Preparations are underway to hold the festival in any suitable places as Lwanghale of Kaski, Kakani of Nuwakot, Sundarijal of Kathmandu and Bhotekoshi of Sindhupalchok.
As per the Association, a total of 19 falls with canyons have been identified in different districts including Lamjung and Kavrepalanchowk suitable for canyoning. A falls ‘Phuma’ located at the height of 5,215m in Manang is internationally popular for this sport.
NCA team on 5th April visited Kakani as a site visit to organize Nepal Canyoning Rendezvous 2016. kakani, just locatd at 35km from kathmandu host two canyoning sites, Phung Phunye (185 mtr.) and Chhahare (145 mtr.). Both the canyons fall in wonderful setting especially from Phung Phungye one can view the Himalayan Panorama of Ganesh Himal as well as Manaslu and Langtang regions while abseiling down from the canyon.
NCA team participating in a rally with Nepal tourism board and other tourism association today to commemorate last year earthquake victim. The past year also was ablack year for tourism industry.
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