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MASHolidays Packages to Nepal

Subang, 17 July 2012 : MASholidays, the travel arm of Malaysia Airlines, is offering attractive holiday packages to in conjunction with the launch of its thrice weekly B737-800 services between and the capital effective 1 September 2012.

Customers have a choice of full board package with tours to various tourist and spiritual sites or the Free and Easy package for the more adventurous ones.

These MASholidays packages can be customised also for two persons or group departures.

For the inaugural flight on 1 September 2012 from , MASholidays is offering an exclusive and irresistible 4 days 3 nights holiday package including a day tour of the three fabled cities of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur. Tourists will also get to cherish the breathtaking view of the green terraced hills and embrace the country’s rich culture, art and tradition.

Malaysia Airlines Senior Vice President Global Sales, Duncan Bureau said, “MASholidays is delighted to offer this exclusive holiday package to commemorate its inaugural flight to the capital city of Nepal. Customers will be able to enjoy affordable land tours from as low as RM3030 for share twin, inclusive of 3 nights accommodation in a 4 star hotel, daily breakfast, transportation, local English speaking guide, arrival and departure transfers and monument entrance fees”.

“Kathmandu is a travellers’ haven and also the transit point to major tourist destinations in Nepal. Home to seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley, one will have plenty to see and do during their stay,” he added.

The inaugural flight holiday package also covers visits to sacred sites like the Swaybhunath Temple, Pasupatinath Temple and Boudhnath Temple, as well as famous locations like the Patan Durbar Square in Kathmandu.

In addition, there is also an optional trip to the Tibetan Refugee Camp and the where customers can witness hand weaving of beautiful Tibetan carpets and mounding of metal statues.

Promotion period for this package starts now until 15 August 2012 for travel on 1 September 2012 only.

For more information on current promotions and other great getaways, customers are invited to log on to MASholidays online at or call +603 7863 4000.

Malaysia Airlines is commencing thrice weekly direct services on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday between Kuala Lumpur and Kathmandu effective 1 September 2012.

Flight MH170 will depart Kuala Lumpur at 8:55am, arriving Kathmandu at 11:30am. The return flight MH171 departs Kathmandu at 12:20pm and arrives in Kuala Lumpur at 7:15pm.


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