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Heli Tourism project takes off; MoUs inked
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Heli Tourism project takes off; MoUs inked

January 24, 2022

Bengaluru: To attract domestic and international tourists to experience the rich tourism and ecological diversity of Karnataka, the Karnataka State Tourism Department has launched the ambitious Heli Tourism project connecting places of tourist interest. The Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) yesterday signed MoUs with two helicopter operators — Thumby Aviation Pvt. Ltd. and Chipsan…

Ambaari first city tour on Aug. 1 at 8.30 am
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Ambaari first city tour on Aug. 1 at 8.30 am

July 29, 2021

Two-hour journey to cover 35 places; tickets priced at Rs. 250 per person Tickets can be bought at KSTDC Office on JLB Road or booked online Mysore/Mysuru: The Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) is making preparations to launch the Ambaari specially-built open-roof bus tours in Mysuru from Aug. 1.  The much-hyped and the much-delayed…

Agritourism near Mysuru on cards
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Agritourism near Mysuru on cards

March 14, 2021

Hinterlands being identified by KSTDC to push village stay concept for tourists Mysore/Mysuru: The convergence of agriculture and tourism creates a new tourism product called agritourism and the State Tourism Policy 2020-2025 lays a big thrust on agritourism. Taking the initiative further, the Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) has proposed an agritourism destination between…

Dry run of six empty ‘Ambaaris’ on city roads
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Dry run of six empty ‘Ambaaris’ on city roads

March 2, 2021

To ensure Tourism Minister’s inaugural ride in the evening passes off smoothly   Mysore/Mysuru: ‘Ambaari,’ a specially-built open roof top double-decker bus operated by Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC), will be dedicated to the State by Tourism Minister C.P. Yogeeshwar at a programme in Mysuru at 5.45 pm today.  The Minister will flag off the…

After a two-year break…: Golden Chariot to chug from Mar. 14
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After a two-year break…: Golden Chariot to chug from Mar. 14

February 17, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: After a two-year break, luxury on wheels — The Golden Chariot — will chug again from March 14 and March 21 under two opulent packages — ‘Pride of Karnataka’ and ‘Jewels of South’. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has given a new lease of life to the train.  Popularly called ‘Palace-on-Wheels’,…

Ambaari goes on second route inspection in city
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Ambaari goes on second route inspection in city

January 16, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The trial run or route inspection of ‘Ambaari,’ a specially-built open roof top double-decker bus to identify the potential obstacles — dangling electricity and cable wires, tree branches and LED illumination sets on procession route, electricity poles and arches — began in city this noon. This was the second route inspection of the bus. …

Clear cables from electric poles on ‘Ambaari’ bus route or face action, CESC warns
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Clear cables from electric poles on ‘Ambaari’ bus route or face action, CESC warns

January 5, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Having found optical fibre and dish TV cables hung zig-zag to electric poles during route inspection by Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) before embarking on operation of ‘Ambaari’, a specially-built double-decker bus for open-roof tours in Mysuru, KSTDC officials have asked Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Company Limited (CESC) to take steps for its removal…

Double-decker Ambaari will take tourists to Srirangapatna
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Double-decker Ambaari will take tourists to Srirangapatna

December 19, 2020

KSTDC Chairperson Shruthi unveils grand plans to promote tourism in and around Mysuru Srirangapatna: A special tourism promotion plan will be formulated to attract tourists to Srirangapatna, Mysuru and surrounding areas, said Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) Chairperson Shruthi.  Visiting Srirangapatna in ‘Ambaari’, a rooftop open double-decker bus along with a team on Thursday,…

‘Ambaari’ to make debut on Mysuru Roads from Dec. 20
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‘Ambaari’ to make debut on Mysuru Roads from Dec. 20

November 18, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: If everything goes well, ‘Ambaari,’ a specially-built open roof top bus for those who love open-roof tours, an initiative by Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC), is likely to hit Mysuru roads from Dec. 20. In fact, this double decker bus was ready for inauguration during Dasara festival, but it got postponed following the…

Golden Chariot Luxury Train to chug in January 2021
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Golden Chariot Luxury Train to chug in January 2021

October 30, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Golden Chariot Luxury Train is set to roll on tracks in a new avatar. Having completed 10 years of its launch by Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) in 2018, the only luxury train in South India was handed over to IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited), a Government of India…

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