Lamjung, May 18
Local stakeholders in the Gandaki province in Nepal have proposed a new trekking trail connecting the already popular Manaslu and Annapurna regions.
Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) and four local governments in the Gorkha and Lamjung districts made an agreement to work on the new trail on Wednesday.
TAAN’s second vice president Dhan Bahadur Gurung says the trail will be named Buddha Himal-Himalchuli Great Lake circuit trail.
The Ajirkot rural municipality in Gorkha and Dudhpokhari, Dordi and Marsyangdi rural municipalities in Lamjung will work with TAAN on the project, informs TAAN.
TAAN CEO Ram Chandra Sedhai says the local governments will allocate the necessary budget whereas TAAN will lead the technical management and promotion of the trail.