Tag: Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation

‘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…

Wrapped Up !
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Wrapped Up !

October 20, 2020

Ambaari Double Decker bus lies covered and unused as Dasara illumination serial lights too low for its smooth movement Mysore/Mysuru: ‘Ambaari’ Double Decker Dasara bus ride on designated routes to cover prominent tourist spots within the city will have to wait for some more time. Reason: The LED serial lights installed across the roads are…

Double Decker tourist buses for Mysuru
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Double Decker tourist buses for Mysuru

February 24, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: In a bid to develop and promote tourism, Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) has decided to operate double decker bus services in Mysuru and Hampi. The buses will be launched on the lines of London’s ‘Big Bus’ model.  The first of these buses is likely to be operated in Mysuru by March-end and…

Hotels to be roped in to promote Mysuru as Yoga Capital: Pushkar
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Hotels to be roped in to promote Mysuru as Yoga Capital: Pushkar

February 24, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: The Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) has chalked out elaborate plans to develop Mysuru as Yoga Capital. And for this, hotels will be roped in to have exclusive Yoga sections to introduce Yoga to foreign tourists.  Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning, KSTDC Managing Director Kumar Pushkar said that hotels can dedicate a…

Tent Tourism
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Tent Tourism

June 30, 2018

Hundreds of illuminated tents to be pitched in front of Lalitha Mahal Palace this Dasara, says Tourism Minister Mysuru: The Heritage City of Mysuru will soon be counted among the most sought-after places for ‘Tent Tourism’ in India as the State Government has plans to develop such tourism in Mysuru in front of the iconic…

Tourism Minister plans new look to Brindavan Gardens at KRS
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Tourism Minister plans new look to Brindavan Gardens at KRS

June 30, 2018

Mysuru: Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh has announced that the Brindavan Gardens at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam will be developed and he has already spoken to Water Resources Minister D.K. Shivakumar to give a new look to the popular tourist destination. Speaking to reporters during an interaction organised by Mysuru District Journalists Association (MDJA) at…

Golden Chariot summer package from Mysuru to Hampi
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Golden Chariot summer package from Mysuru to Hampi

April 1, 2017

The Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) has announced its summer special weekend package tours onboard the Golden Chariot, the State’s own luxury express train. The KSTDC will offer a one-day and two-night package tour to Hampi and Mysuru. The trip will cost Rs. 30,000 per person. The Mysuru tour will cover Srirangapatna, Ranganathittu Bird…

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Pravasi Mitras take out cycle rally to save wildlife in Mysuru

March 27, 2017

The Department of Tourism, Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) and the District Administration had organised a cycle jatha from Mysuru to Srirangapatna via KRS Road yesterday. The jatha was organised as part of “Year of the Wildlife” to spread awareness on saving the flora and fauna of the land. The rally, with theme “Save…

Pravasi Mitras take out cycle rally to save wildlife
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Pravasi Mitras take out cycle rally to save wildlife

March 25, 2017

The Department of Tourism, Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) and the District Administration had organised a cycle jatha from Mysuru to Srirangapatna via KRS Road yesterday. The jatha was organised as part of “Year of the Wildlife” to spread awareness on saving the flora and fauna of the land. The rally, with theme “Save…

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