Kathmandu, May 11
Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) will be operating a shuttle bus service from and to the Kathmandu airport on Friday for tourists arriving in or leaving Kathmandu this Friday.
The board made the special provision as no transport facilities will operate this day as Nepal will vote for 753 local governments for the next five years. The government will suspend domestic flights too.
The board will operate the 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 Nepal Tourist Vehicle Association.
The routes are as follows:
Route 1: Airport – NAC – Durbar Marg – Hotel Yak and Yeti – Thamel Square – Lainchaur – Shanker Hotel – Airport
Route 2: Airport – Radisson Hotel – Shangri La Hotel – Narayangopal Chowk – Maharajgunj Chowk – Hyatt Regency Kathmandu – Chabahil – Airport
Route 3: Airpot – Tinkune Chowk – Everest Hotel – Maitighar – Hotel Himalaya – Soaltee Crowne Plaza – Grand Hotel – Airport
The tourists using the shuttle bus service from or to the Kathmandu airport will be charged Rs 300 per person to the bus operator, the board stated.