Governor Bandaru Dattatraya flagged-off Mountain Goat 8th Winter Expedition Spiti 2020 from Shimla, today for promoting rural and winter tourism in the state.
The Governor said Himachal Pradesh has immense potential for religious tourism as well as adventure and rural tourism and such activities were helpful in promoting tourism in the State. He said that tourists would get an opportunity to know the culture and customs of people of interiors through ‘Home Stay’ in rural areas.
The event will come to an end on 22nd February with lay-over scheduled at Kalpa, Kaza and Rampur during the course of the event. 110 participants are taking part in this expedition from various states across the country and 45 vehicles would participate in this event.