Domestic tourists stranded as landslide disrupts Nayapul-Ghandruk road

KASKI : Many domestic tourists have been stranded in the midway after the road that leads to Ghandruk, a tourism destination of Kaski district remained obstructed due to a landslide on Tuesday.

The road traffic has been disrupted after the landslide occurred at Sadi Rivulet of Annapurna-10 last night.

According to the Spokesperson of the District Police Office Kaski DSP Subash Hamal, the vehicular movement has come to a halt with the disruption of the Nayapul-Ghandruk road.

Vehicles moving to Ghandruk from Pokhara are being parked at Birethanti after traffic disruption said Hamal.
Likewise, the vehicles returning to Pokhara from Ghandruk have also been asked to take patience.

Police sources said that it would take some time to clear off the debris.

According to tourism entrepreneurs, the inflow of domestic tourists heading to different destinations including Ghandruk had immoderately gone up with the advent of Dashain.

Tourism entrepreneur Kisam Gurung said Ghandruk that remained almost void for a long time due to Covid-19 pandemic has now been filled with domestic tourists.

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