Tourism Industry of Uttarkashi at a loss amidst uncertain weather
The Gangotri National Park and other prominent regions remain suspended due to erratic weather. As a result, the trekking and mountaineering industry of Uttarkashi district suffers heavy financial losses. The ban suspended all activities from April 24 and officials have still not confirmed the date for the opening of trekking and mountaineering activities in the district.
As per sources, RN Pandey, deputy director at Gangotri National Park, said, “The forest department has also suffered a loss of revenue, generated from tourism activities. Although, the safety of people is our first priority. Tourism activities will be restarted as soon we get the update about clear weather from the concerned authorities”.