Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA) in coordination with Tourist Police are operating airport shuttle buses on November 11 to facilitate foreign tourists and air passengers during strike called by CPN-Maoist.
According to a press statement, the buses will ply on three routes and cover major thoroughfares in the Kathmandu Valley.
Buses on Route I will start from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) and pass through Nepal Airlines Office, New Road, Hotel de’l Annapurna, Hotel Yak & Yeti, Thamel Chowk, Lainchour, Hotel Shanker and Hotel Ambassador and return to TIA via the same route.
Similarly, buses on Route II will start from TIA and pass through Gaushala, Shifal, Bhagawatibahal, Durbar Marg, Hotel Radisson, Hotel Shangrila, Narayan Gopal Chowk, Hyatt Regency, Chabahil and Hotel Dwarika’s before returning to TIA.
Likewise, the Route III buses will start from TIA and pass through Tinkune, Hotel Everest, Maitighar, Hotel Himalaya, St. Xavier’s School, Hotel Soaltee and Hotel Grand before returning to TIA.
The buses are being operated under the brand of Tourism Crisis Cell, according to the statement.