Trekkers from across country flock to Rudraprayag as three-day nature festival kickstarts in Chirbatiya | Dehradun News

Dehradun: Trekkers and hikers from completely different components of the nation, particularly from Mumbai and NCR, have thronged Rudraprayag districts of Uttarakhand to participated within the much-awaited Chirbatiya Nature Competition.
Organised by the forest division, the three-day occasion — concluding on Sunday — presents varied eco-tourism actions to journey lovers, starting from fowl watching to the half marathon within the hills to trekking.
Chirbatiya is known for its serene surroundings and picturesque magnificence. The forest division had organised its first-ever birdwatching competition in 2019, whereby over 150 completely different species of birds have been recognized by famous ornithologists of the nation.
Talking with TOI, Rudraprayag forest division DFO Vaibhav Singh mentioned, “The intention is to ask outsiders to expertise nature’s magnificence in Uttarakhand and, on the identical time, generate livelihood for the locals by eco-tourism actions and income for the state. So it’s a win-win state of affairs for all.”
The three-day occasion is being organised in collaboration with completely different departments, together with Rudraprayag administration and Reliance Basis and India Hikes organisation. On the second day of the occasion on Saturday, greater than two dozen trekkers trekked a brand new stretch from Chirbatiya to Patangniya. On the primary day, a puppet present spreading the message to preserve nature was organised. It was adopted by a stay music present.
On Sunday, the individuals can take pleasure in hot-air balloon, a village tour and the expertise of “dwelling with leopards”.
Notably, the Rudraprayag forest division is the primary forest workplace within the state that has transformed its complete constructing right into a wall artwork giving the message to preserve nature and wildlife, a step replicated by different forest officers of their respective places of work.

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