Authorities have started Helicopter services for Manimahesh Yatra 2010 which pilgrims can avail. The service will be operated from 6.00 AM to 6.00 PM each day. Here is more information
In an official communiqué issued here today, Chamba Deputy Commissioner Devesh Kumar said two heli-service operators namely Shiva Heli Service (AS-350B3) and Virat Heli Service (VEL 407) had been pressed into service. He said the helicopters were taking off from Chamba and Bharmour helipads and each helicopter was shuttling seven pilgrims in one go, including pilot.
The helicopter service started on Sunday and it makes around 10 trips in a day. They operate from 6 am to 6 pm daily, DC said. He added that fare was fixed at Rs 14,500 from Chamba to Gauri Kund and Rs 7,500 from Bharmour to Gauri Kund, to and fro.
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