KATHMANDU, Dec 12: “How far is Kalinchkowk? It’s too cold! Is there a cable car?” Yuko Saanu, a Japanese tourist asked while we were about to reach the Kuri Valley. Replying to his queries, tourism entrepreneur Rajuman Maharjan said, “The sky is clear. Kalinchkowk is on the top of the hill”. Saanu again asked, “When will we get to see the mountains?” listening to his question, I quipped, “White snow has already melted from the himalayas, transforming the white Mountains into black rocks.” Reacting to my funny answer other members of the team laughed.
CHITWAN, Nov 27: Manakamana Darshan Pvt Ltd has said that it has carried a total of 13.92 million passengers to Manakamana Temple through cable car in 20 years. The company had started the cable car service from Kurintar in Dhading district to Manakamana Temple in Gorkha district on November 23, 1993.