Saturday, February 20, 2016

Spot booking for helicopter joyride today

Udupi: Get ready for a stunning spectacular aerial view of Malpe beach, St. Mary’s island with breathtaking and picturesque glimpses of Udupi and Manipal as Chipsan Aviation has introduced a helicopter joyride covering these places.

A press release issued by Sudesh Shetty, promoter of the helicopter ride, said that the helicopter had a seating capacity of six with a fare of Rs. 3,000 per head. It will be a 10-minute ride.

Many tourist spots looked more beautiful on an aerial view from the helicopter. The idea behind the helicopter joyride was to provide an enthralling experience to the tourists and to boost the tourism potential in Udupi district.

Spot booking for helicopter ride is available at the NCC Ground, Adiudupi, here between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on February 20 and February 21. For details, call: 9742507270.

Mr. Shetty told The Hindu that there was good response for the ride. Already three joyrides had been booked for Saturday and 20 for Sunday over the telephone. The number was expected to go as spot booking facility was being provided for both these days.
20/02/16 Ganesh Prabhu/The Hindu

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