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Action to be taken against tourist guides in Boudha


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2022 Sep 08, 14:00, Kathmandu
A group of people painting Boudhanath Stupa

Action would be taken against tourist guides and hotel entrepreneurs involved in entering tourists inside the Bouddhanath area without tickets.

Bouddhanath Area Development Committee has warned of action against those tourist guides and hotel entrepreneurs after it was discovered that tourists entered the world heritage site without tickets in collusion with tourist guides and hotel entrepreneurs.

Executive Director of the Committee, Nayan Kumar Lama, told RSS that hotels located from Chuchchepati to Jorpati are going to be prepared in the first phase of the action. The ticket counter of the Committee is open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

According to the Committee, tourists are found staying at hotels at night and visiting the Bouddhanath area in the morning without tickets.

Tourists are found entering at Bouddhanath area without tickets in collusion with hotel entrepreneurs, tourist guides, and staff deputed at the ticket counter. The Committee held a discussion with hotel entrepreneurs in this regard in the first phase.

The Committee has determined Rs 100 per person as the entry fee for tourists from SAARC countries and Rs 400 per person for visitors from other countries except for SAARC nations. Thousands of tourists visit the Bouddhanath area every month. 

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