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Visibility makes all the difference for ‘Ambaari’
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Visibility makes all the difference for ‘Ambaari’

February 23, 2022

Tourist service gets good response from Palace South Gate Mysore/Mysuru: The change in location and slashed trip prices have proved a boon to ‘Ambaari‘ double-decker hop-on and hop-off city tourist buses as now on an average 20 to 30 persons are enjoying the tours every day. And the numbers are bound to go up during…

Now, enjoy ‘Ambaari’ ride from Palace South Gate
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Now, enjoy ‘Ambaari’ ride from Palace South Gate

February 16, 2022

Ticket prices slashed from Rs. 250 to Rs. 150 Mysore/Mysuru: Ambaari, the open-roof hop-on hop-off double-decker buses that the tourists of Mysuru usually take for sight-seeing, will henceforth start from Mysore Palace instead of the Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) Office (Hotel Mayura Hoysala) on JLB Road in city. The bus that provides a…

Not many takers for Ambaari city trips
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Not many takers for Ambaari city trips

January 25, 2022

Only 10 tourists every day; poor response during weekends too Mysore/Mysuru: The wheels of the Ambaari double-decker hop-on and hop-off city tourist buses aren’t going round and round very much these days. And despite relaxation in weekend curfew, there are not many takers for this service. Demand for bus travel has fallen during the COVID…

Ambaari’s Dasara illumination tour a hit
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Ambaari’s Dasara illumination tour a hit

October 21, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Illuminated streets of Mysuru, photos and videos on social media about the roof-top trips amidst the evening pleasant weather and, of course, the VVIP trip taken atop the bus by Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and a few of his Cabinet colleagues recently have popularised and given enough publicity to Ambaari, the double-decker hop-on and…

Miscreants pelt stones at Ambaari bus; glass broken
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Miscreants pelt stones at Ambaari bus; glass broken

October 21, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Last evening, a few miscreants threw stones at one of the Ambaari buses during its routine city rounds near Highway Circle (Moulana Abul Kalam  Azad Circle) just before it rained and broke the vehicle’s glasses. Fortunately, no tourists or the KSTDC staff were injured. According to KSTDC Officers, the miscreants were standing by the…

City illumination extended
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City illumination extended

October 16, 2021

Chief Minister enjoys every bit of lights; waves at crowds from atop ‘Ambaari’ bus Mysore/Mysuru: In a move that will go a long way in helping the tourism and hospitality industry, the State Government has extended the illumination of Mysuru city till Oct. 24.  The nine-day extension from today will help more tourists to enjoy…

Clearing way for Ambaari
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Clearing way for Ambaari

October 4, 2021

Months have passed after protruding tree branches were pruned by Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Company and the Mysuru City Corporation to facilitate the smooth movement of Ambaari double decker open rooftop bus service. The bus service that began after many delays and postponements is picking up pace now with many takers during Dasara season. As such,…

One more Ambaari to cater to rush: Total three
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One more Ambaari to cater to rush: Total three

October 2, 2021

KSTDC likely to reduce routes to avoid evening city traffic snarls  Mysore/Mysuru: The Ambaari double-decker open-top hop-on and hop-off buses launched by the Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) is getting good response from tourists and buoyed by this, KSTDC has decided to introduce one more bus to the existing fleet of two buses. Permission…

KSTDC happy as many opt for Ambaari trips
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KSTDC happy as many opt for Ambaari trips

September 18, 2021

Tourists enjoy double-decker open-top bus ride Mysore/Mysuru: The beleaguered Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) that was in a fix after launching ‘Ambaari’ double-decker open-top hop-on and hop-off buses due to poor response from tourists following COVID and weekend lockdown, is elated now as the service is getting encouraging response.  On Sept. 5, 63 tourists…

At last, Ambaari rolls out
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At last, Ambaari rolls out

September 4, 2021

Two 40-seater buses, 3 trips but only 14 people travel on the double-deckers’ maiden journey Mysore/Mysuru: Ambaari (double-decker open-top hop-on and hop-off buses), Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation’s (KSTDC) tourist attraction to Mysuru, which faced many hurdles over COVID-19 since last year, hit the roads this morning, inviting attention and photographic moments from passers-by.  Though…

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