To attract more tourists to Seraj valley of Mandi district, a two-day Paryatan Mahotsav (Tourism fair) will organize in the month of June at Deem Kataru in Mandi district.
The fair will have a vast opportunity for adventurous sport and other tourism-related activities; the area was lacking all these facilities to attract a considerable number of tourists towards it.
SDM, Janjehali, Ashwani Kumar said “During the fair, we will arrange a travel agents’ meet to explore the possibilities of promoting best tourist destinations of the area, the introduction of mountain biking, beauty pageants, display of local products and dishes,” he remarked.
“Its motive was to provide livelihood opportunity to the people of the area. A proposal of Rs 1.44 crore to the state government to develop main tourist points like Janjehali, Shikari Devi temple and other places for tourism purposes,” he said.
Nearly 20 youths of the area had been trained at mountaineering institute, Manali, in adventurous sport, he added. The activities like paragliding, waterfall rappelling, heli-skiing and others to facilitate tourists with adventurous sports activity in the coming days, he added.