Boat services to resume in Nagarjunasagar

  • | Wednesday | 13th June, 2018

The tourism department has put the tourist boat back on service after getting required permissions from the ports department. Cleared Utsav//Guntur: The launch services from Nagarjunasagar to historical Buddhist museum at Nagarjunakonda were resumed on Wednesday. While APTDC charges Rs 150 per person for two-way journey, archaeology department collects Rs 20 per person to visit the museum.He explained boat services to Srisailam from Nagarjuna Sagar would be resumed once the water is released from Srisailam to Nagarjuna Sagar. The launch services were suspended about a month ago following an accident involving a tourist boat near Papikondalu on Godavari waters which killed about 22 people.Taking the incident with a serious note, the state government suspended all the boating services operated both by the AP Tourism Development Corporation (APTDC) and private players. He said that they would operate 2-3 trips daily depending on the tourist rush.

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