Roshan Thakur, Samvad News Agency, Kullu
Published by: (*17*) Singh
Updated Fri, 14 Jan 2022 11:42 AM IST
The 9 kilometer lengthy Atal Tunnel Rohtang is attracting vacationers from all around the nation. About 17 lakh vacationers have arrived in 15 months to see the Atal Tunnel made with fashionable know-how. Talking about 2021, a report almost three lakh vacationers reached Manali within the final month of the yr, December.
Atal Tunnel Rohtang
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The Atal Tunnel, constructed by penetrating the 13050 ft excessive Rohtang Pass, is particular in some ways. Not solely is that this the world’s first visitors tunnel to be constructed at an altitude of greater than ten thousand, however as a consequence of its development, Lahaul, the tribal area that’s remoted from the remainder of the world for six to seven months in a yr, can be linked for 12 months. The tunnel has additionally given wings to the tourism of Lahaul Valley together with Kullu-Manali. Now day by day hundreds of vacationers are having fun with the snowy plains of Lahaul. Hotel Association Manali President Mukesh Thakur stated that Atal Tunnel Rohtang has obtained a brand new identification for Kullu-Manali tourism.
Two years of Kullu-Manali have been fully affected by Corona. Neither the winter season nor the summer time season may run in Manali in 2020 and 2021. This time the summer time season went on, however after June and July, the rains spoiled the tourism enterprise. In two years, there was a discount of fifty to 55 p.c within the variety of vacationers from Corona. In these 15 months, the variety of international vacationers coming in lakhs to Manali has been solely 186.
Tourists reached Manali in 15 months
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