Kathmandu, 15 April : India’s three former ambassadors to Nepal have arrived Dolpa to tour religious heritage sites in Dolpa district.
Former Indian ambassadors Ranjit Raya, Deb Mukherjee and Shyam Saran have arrived here on a 15-day tour. The former envoys said Dolpa’s scenic natural beauty and the biodiversity attracts nature lovers.
Former ambassador Raya said Dolpa district’s has a wealth of natural beauty, cultural and religious heritage sites that have a huge potential for tourism.
Raya visited the Goddess Shreebala Tripurasundari Temple at Tripurakot in Tripurasundari Municipality. He said Dolpa’s tourism lags behind due to lack of publicity. The Indian Embassy in Nepal’s contribution of Rs 33.3 million enabled the construction of Goddess Bala Tripurasundari Temple in Dolpa.
Dolpa’s attractions include Lake Shey Phoksundo, Bala Tripurasundari Temple, Lake Jagdulla, the Dho Takshi Valley, the Shey Phoksundo National Park, Yarsagumba and abundant terrain for trekking.