Thursday, November 14, 2013

Tourists will get shuttle transportation service on CA election day

Tourists will not face any difficulty on the Constituent Assembly (CA) election day on November 19, when the government has prohibited vehicular movements to ensure free and fair election.
"Tourists will get shuttle transportation service from hotel to Airport and vice versa," said the Trekking Agencies Associations of Nepal (TAAN) that has also been coordinating – apart from Hotel Association of Nepal (HAN) – for the vehicles for tourist in coordination with Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Chief District Officer and Election Commission.
The tourist vehicles will ply on three routes, it said, adding that the first route starts from Airport and moves through NAC, Newroad, Hotel Annapurna, Hotel Yak & Yeti, Thamel Chowk, Lainchour Chowk, Hotel Shanker Hotel, Ambassador and back to Airport.
Likewise, the second route also starts from Airport but goes through Gaushala, Shifal, Bhagawatibahal, Durbar Marg, Hotel Radisson, Hotel Shangrila, Narayan Gopal Chowk, Maharajganj Chowk, Hyatt Regency, Chabahil Chowk, Hotel Dwarika and back to Airport.
The third route includes Airport, Tinkune Chowk, Hotel Everest, Maitighar Chowk, Hotel Himalaya, St Xavier’s School, Hotel Soaltee, Hotel Grand and back to Airport.
The Tourist Police will also provide security, if necessary, the TAAN added.
Though the government has announced national holidays on November 17-20, the vehicular movement is prohibited on November 19 – the CA election day – only.

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