Accessible Tourism: Nepal launches its first accessible trekking trail
As a part of three-day international conference on “Accessible Tourism”, Nepal has launched its first accessible trekking trail for differently abled and elders in Pokhara city.
The three day accessible tourism conference was organized in Nepal from March 29 to 31, 2018. The recently inaugurated trek is a 1.3 kilometers section of the 14 kilometer hiking path in the ridge connecting Sarangkot to Naudanda areas. The trek offers unmatchable view of Mt. Annapurna, Fisthtail and Manaslu. The trail has been equipped with proper signage and washrooms.
Accessible Tourism Concept
Accessible tourism or inclusive tourism refers to an emerging concept referring to travel that is accessible to all people, with disabilities or not, including those with mobility, hearing, sight, cognitive, or intellectual and psychosocial disabilities, older persons and those with temporary disabilities.