In a bid to spice up night time tourism and supply a ‘countryside expertise’ to Delhiites, the Delhi authorities’s tourism division has developed an ‘eco-adventure tourism’ park on the outskirts of Southwest Delhi’s Kanganheri Village close to Najafgarh. This consists of the town’s first-ever ‘staycation’ facility with 20 AC cottages.
Referred to as Haritima journey eco-tourism park, it’s unfold over 16 acres and shall be opened to the general public from Wednesday. “The primary intention behind this park is to convey folks nearer to nature and supply them a countryside expertise. When folks will go to this place, they gained’t really feel like they’re in Delhi,” mentioned an official.
Officers mentioned that whereas there shall be no entry charge for visiting the park in the course of the day, the price of the cottages per night time shall be Rs 5,000 for 2 folks, together with meals and pool amenities. The rooms may be booked on-line and offline. Apart from the ‘staycation’ facility, the tourism division has additionally developed a ‘village’ to supply a rural expertise to vacationers. It is going to have mini farmlands the place folks shall be proven the method of farming. Apart from, different amenities on supply embody clubhouses with indoor video games, sizzling tubs, heated neighborhood swimming pools, a health centre, enterprise centre, and free WiFi.
It is going to additionally supply journey actions for adults and youngsters, akin to zip-lining, boat rides, bull rides, wall-climbing, a magic present, DJ and rain dance, and different video games. Officers mentioned actions like kayaking and canoeing can even be began. Officers mentioned they wished to develop a bar however didn’t obtain permission for it. “The federal government needs to make it a picnic spot for varsity youngsters. So, the plan has been cancelled,” an official mentioned.
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The park was initially began in 2015-16 however by no means took off because it didn’t appeal to many guests. “It’s opening for the primary time with all these amenities. Lodging amenities are prepared; filters are beings changed in swimming swimming pools. Will probably be out there from the weekend,” mentioned Prakash Nagar, managing director of the Naagar Infrastructure and Personal Restricted, the agency which manages the park.