Chunpahara Cliff in Tanahun flocked with rock climbers

9th Mar, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

DAMAULI, March 9 : The Chunpahara Cliff of Tanahun now has been successful in attracting the tourists though it came into operation a decade ago.

About 14,000 Domestic and International tourists climbed the cliff current lunar year. The cliff is located at Bimalnagar in Bandipur Municipality.

According to Chunpahara Rock Climbing Committee Chairperson Lal Kumar Shrestha, tourist guides Padam Ghale, Sunar Gurung, Prem Gurung and Shree Maharjan had opened the route in memory of late Iman Singh Gurung.

There are as many as 27 routes for rock climbing in the region. The area has been developed as a rock climbing training spot and adventurous trekking site. As many
as 170 Nepal Police personnel from Bardaghat of Nawalparasi completed their commando training from the same spot just two days ago.

The committee said a large number of domestic as well as international tourists that have a knack for adventure sports visit the place for rock climbing every day.

Besides rock climbing, jumble climbing, canoeing and rappelling, among other sports, are gaining popularity in the area of late.