Dharamshala: Growing popularity of the Dharamshala Skyway ropeway, the management has decided to increase its operational timings by 2 hours daily for fifteen days on a trail base. The ropeway would now operate till 8 p.m. instead of 6 p.m., whereas its starting time would remain 10 a.m.
Ms. Neha Pandit, Director Dharamshala Ropeway Limited made public “We have extended the ropeway hours on a trial basis so that more and more people can experience this novel mode of transport this season. Further decisions on extended hours will be taken based on the response of our guests and other stakeholders. More than 1 lakh guests have used the ropeway services so far and we are truly humbled by the support of all.”
Dharamshala Skyway was inaugurated on 19th January 2022 by Chief Minister Jairam Thakur.
Visitors can reach McLeodganj from Dharamshala in just five minutes, instead of undertaking a 45-minute road journey and skip road jams. Dharamshala Skyway, an aerial ropeway project developed by the Tata Group to connect the two tourist hotspots reducing the road distance of 9 kilometres to just 1.8-km .
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