Manakamana cable car.
Manakamana cable car, Chitwan, Nepal.

The government of Nepal has announced plans for a series of high-profile cable car projects around the Kathmandu Valley. The most ambitious scheme will link the town of Godavari to the summit of Pulchoki (2672m), the highest point on the Kathmandu Valley rim. Work is already underway on a separate scheme to link the village of Thankot to the summit of Chandragiri (2563m), where a new temple will provide sweeping views over Kathmandu and the Ganesh Himal. Read more:

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