KATHMANDU — With an aim to facilitate tourists, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City is preparing to provide free internet service at the important touristic heritage sites of the metropolis.
Nawaraj Dhakal, the vice spokesperson of KMC, on Tuesday informed that facilitating tourists with free internet would be one of the priorities of the metropolis.
Dhakal further made it clear that incurring cost for the service would be maintained by the entrance fees that tourists pay.
KMC has called for bids to install Wi-Fi at the Balaju Park. It would also announce tender notice to make internet facility available at Swayambunath, Hanumandhoka and Pashupatinath area for now.
According to the KMC, revenue collection was doubled from Rs 5 million to 10 million after providing Wi-Fi facility at Sankhadhar Park.
Over 500 tourists visit Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve during New Year eve
INARUWA — More than 500 domestic and external tourists have visited Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve during in the eve of New Year 2018.
Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is regarded as one of the key tourist hubs in Province No. 1.
Administrative Chief of the Wildlife Reserve Nabin Adhikari said that 500 plus tourists arrived in the area for visit.
The tourists arrived in the area both for picnic and sight-seeing, the officials of Wildlife Reserve said. The tourists from Nepal, India and other countries also arrived in the Wildlife Reserve to visit the museum and for the purpose of bird watching and entertainment, officials said.
The Wildlife Reserve also generated good revenue from the fees charged to the visitors for their entry, it is said.Follow @gorkhapost