Development of Cycling Trail from Sarpang-Gelephu

As part of the southern circuit tourism flagship plan, Sarpang Dzongkhag is developing around 40 kilometers of Sarpang-Gelephu Cycling trail under the Tourism Flagship Program. The Tourism Council of Bhutan has allocated the budget of Nu. 3.0 million for the development of Sarpang-Gelephu cycling trail. Implementation of work is given to community contractors in three packages in order to fast tract implementation and give communities opportunities to take part in the development works at their locality.

Implementing Agency: Sarpang Dzongkhag

Site I: Thongjazor – Bawani Kholchi (783 metres) under Shompangkha Gewog

This part of the package is 783 meters long and 6 kilometers away from the Sarpang-Gelephu highway. Development works are given to the Shompangkha community on 21st April 2020 with a contract amount of Nu. 351331.06. The project is going to take 3 months to complete. The scope of work includes clearing works such as uprooting of vegetation, cutting/felling of trees.

 

Site II: Bawani Kholchi to Gawathang Chiwog centre and Highway to farm road above geog office, Dekiling Gewog

This part of the package is about 970 meters. The work was awarded on 16st April, 2020 with the contract amount of Nu. 456135.41 for 3 months.

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