Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) resumed its tour programme, Nilambari - Open Deck Bus, in the heart of Mumbai last week. The circuit commences from Gateway of India and covers Vidhan Bhavan, Oberoi Hotel, Marine Drive, Churchgate Railway Station, Eros Theatre, Oval Maidan, Maharshi Karve Road, Rajabai Tower, CST Railway Station Building, D N Road, Hutatma Chowk, Homi Modi Street, Horniman Circle, and Asiatic Library.
A certified tour guide trained by MTDC is available on the deck. Dr Jagdish Patil, Managing Director, MTDC, said, “We are happy to restart the Nilambari - Open Deck Bus services. The tour is a sheer joy for passengers, and extremely informative at the same time. It had always been a major tourist attraction. The new service is much improved in terms of quality of the vehicle.” The Nilambari Open Deck Bus tour is available on Saturdays and Sundays, at a base price of Rs 150 for upper deck and Rs 50 for lower deck.