Nov. 7: A skywalk tower (glass tower) has been constructed at Kanyam. 16 women entrepreneurs associated Kanyam Kloud Private Limited has constructed it with an investment of Rs. 50 million to attract more tourists.
It is built near the Kanyam tea garden on the Mechi Highway. It was jointly inaugurated by mayor of Suryodaya Municipality Rana Bahadur Rai, Deputy Mayor Durga Kumar Baral, actress Barsha Raut and singer Elina Chauhan.
Mayor Rai said, “We are continuously engaged in tourism development, the beautification of Kanyam, Antu will be completed soon.” According to Rita Bhusal of Kanyam Kloud, tourists will be charged Rs. 500 per person while riding the skywalk. Two children’s park swings and a restaurant are also being constructed along with it.
The tower has stairs and about 4 meters wide and 7 meters long glass is placed at the top. It has the capacity to climb up to 22 people at a time. There will be a switch cover for the security of visitors, a record of the number of people on board and a security guard for the safety of sky walkers.
Kanyam is a famous place for domestic tourists. Tourists visit the tea gardens, observe, take pictures and enjoy horse riding there.