NTB to operate shuttle bus service for tourists on election day

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Kathmandu: The Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) will be operating a shuttle bus service on election day for the convenience of tourists. The local level election is taking place on May 13, Friday.

This service is being run in Kathmandu in view of the inconvenience to the air passengers traveling from the airport to the hotel and vice-versa on the day of the election as the government has prohibited the operation of vehicles on the election day.

NTB is to operate a shuttle bus service on different routes from Tribhuvan International Airport to various hotels and vice-versa with the support of the Tourist Police and in coordination with the Tourist Bus Association of Nepal and the Nepal Tourist Vehicle Association.

The Route number 1 is from the airport to the Nepal Airlines Corporation Head Office, Hotel Annapurna, Hotel Yak & Yeti, Thamel Square, Lainchaur Square, Shanker Hotel and to the airport.

Route number 2 is from the airport to Hotel Radisson, Hotel Shangri-La, Narayangopal Chowk, Maharajgunj Chowk, Hyatt Hotel, Chabahil and the airport.

Route number 3 is from the airport to Tinkune Chowk, Hotel Everest, Maitighar Chowk, Hotel Himalaya, Hotel Soaltee, Grand Hotel and the airport.

The tourists using the shuttle bus service will be charged Rs 300 per person to the bus owner concerned, NTB stated.