Kathmandu Kora 2019

Kathmandu Kora 2019 riders gather at Patan Darbar Square

Kathmandu Kora Cycling Challenge kicked off on Saturday morning from Patan Durbar Square. Nepal’s  biggest annual cycling event has 3000 riders on 50km, 75km and 100km routes in Kathmandu Valley. The rally is raising money for various education, reconstruction, and youth training causes at a suggested Rs100 per km from their family and friends.

As the airline partner Turkish Airlines is also organizing a Click2Win contest for photo enthusiasts. The winner with the best photographs wins a return ticket to any destination in Europe.

Mayor of Lalitpur, Chiri Babu Maharjan flags off the event at Patan Darbar Square.

The riders begin Kora Cycle Challenge at Mangal Bazar, Patan on Saturday morning.

Cancer survivors from Richa Bajimaya Memorial Foundation who are raising money for cancer screening for patients through the rally.

Abdullah Tuncer Kececi Nepal manager of Turkish Airlines with rider Samridhhi Rai, singer and former Nepali Times travel columnist.

Text by Reeti K.C.

Photos by Reeti K.C. and Kunda Dixit

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