Mysuru, September 16:- With an intent to make the tourists savor the heritage of the city and make their travel memorable, a first of its kind initiative in the city called ‘Open Jeep Tour’ will be launched in the city from September 18th.
Addressing a press meet here in the city on Saturday, Managing Director of Safe wheels Prashanath B S said, “Mysuru – the name evokes images of palaces, of tranquility, of rich culture and heritage. Mysuru has enchanted its admirers with its quaint charm, rich heritage, magnificent palaces, beautifully laid-out gardens, imposing buildings, broad shady avenues and sacred temples. Thinking that there is a need for an organized transportation which makes commuting easy and memorable for the visitors, we are coming up with a unique idea called Open Jeep Tours which enhances our city heritage on an open jeep inside the city.”
“The Open jeep tours take place twice in a day and throughout the year exclusively for tourists and local travellers. In which evening tours which helps to view the sunset, lights of Mysuru palace and other places. By this the tourists will stay back a day more in Mysuru and indirectly it would generate more revenue to our Mysuru Tourism,” he added.
The tour consists of, Two scheduled trips per day, each tour for two hours. In addition, they schedule tours as per the group requirement, each jeep can accommodate maximum of six travelers and the jeep tour starts at Lalitha Mahal Palace and ends at Mysuru Palace.
The circuit is as follows : LalithaMahal Palace, Administrative Training Institute(ATI), Chamundi Hill view point, Race Course, Government Guest House, Wellington House, Clock Tower, Free Masons Club, Town Hall, Gandhi Square, Devaraja Market, Guru Sweets, Dufferin Clock Tower, KR Circle, Lansdowne Building, Mysuru City Corporation (MCC), Gun House and Jayamarthanda Gate of Mysuru Palace.
The Inaugural event of Open Jeep Tours on 18th of September at 11am in-front of North Gate, Mysuru Palace which will be inaugurated by Yaduveer Krishnadatta ChamarajaWadiyar. MLA Vasu, Deputy Commissioner D Randeep-IAS, former minister S A Ramadas and others will grace the occasion.