The Embassy of Australia in the coordination with the Nepal Government is preparing a fixed departure schedule for the Aussies stuck in Nepal.
The Australian Embassy is taking up the final negotiations with Nepal Airlines. The embassy has requested for a single commercial service to Australia from Kathmandu.
In case of successful negotiation, the carrier service will offer a direct flight from Kathmandu to Sydney. Which is assumed to depart on 2020, April 1 (evening).
The costs of the one-way departure for an economy class are estimated at USD 1800 while for business class travel the price in USD 2300. Bookings for the journey are open from 2020, March 30.
Australians citizens willing to take the departure must email at [email protected]
Aussies willing to take up the service must register themselves with Bon Travel, Thamel, Kathmandu. Currently, the agency has received 220 bookings with 54 seats remaining.
Nepal Tourism Board is assisting with transport for stranded tourists from the regional centers to Kathmandu. Aussies stuck in Pokhara and Chitwan can get the travel facility. Australians are requested to connect the embassy via mail [email protected]. The citizen must give in their details of name, city, location, for the necessary travels.
For easy travel bookings, on April 1, 2020, bus service is provided from Fire & Ice (Thamel) to the Australian Embassy for the booking procedure to depart on 2020, April 1 evening to Sydney.
The bus service is available in 1000, 1100 and 1300hrs. For the travelers registered with Bon Travel, the agent shall connect the respective passengers by 2020, March 31 evening to facilitate the bookings over the phone.
Further traveling procedures shall be informed to the travelers through the official Facebook page of the Australian Embassy, Nepal.