Bangaloreans! If you’re missing out on chilling with your family across the city, then we have social distance friendly weekend plan for you. You can now book a helicopter for just ₹3500 per person, and go on a picturesque 10-minute with your loved ones, enjoying a birds view eye of the Garden City. Thumby Aviation kickstarted helicopter rides on September 13 to offer families an exciting airborne adventure amid the pandemic. You can be assured that they are taking strict measures to maintain hygiene and social distancing in the helicopter. So read on to find out how you can add the extra zest to your weekend.
Enjoy A Weekend Helicopter Ride With Your Family In Bangalore
Chuck lazing around at home and sign up for a quick adventure in Namma Bengaluru. Right now you probably can’t go on spontaneous long drives or weekend getaways. But who said you can’t go on a helicopter ride, that too bang in the middle of your city? Thumby Aviation just began joy rides on helicopters for small groups of families of 6. The aviation firm originally operates heli shuttle services between Electronic City and Kempegowda International Airport. They cater to people commuting to and from the airport. But due to the decrease in the number of passengers, they decided to offer weekend joy rides to Bangaloreans.
Board The Helicopter From Electronic City helipad or Jakkur Aerodrome
Travel in a Bell helicopter, which carried around 5 to 6 passengers. Board your helicopter either from the Electronic City helipad or Jakkur Aerodrome. After a picturesque ride across the city, you will be dropped back at the same spot. Govind Nair, head of Business Development, Thumby Aviation stated to Bangalore Mirror “These services offer a 10-minute ride over Bengaluru and are available only during the weekends.” You can also take a private chopper between two cities in India starting from ₹12,000 per person.
Measures Taken By Thumby Aviation To Ensure Hygiene & Social Distancing In The Helicopter
Due to the pandemic, Thumby Aviation takes strict measures to ensure social distancing and hygiene in the chopper. So, these rides are only open to families or a single group. Shared rides aren’t permitted. So these rides are only available on demand. One family or group can book the entire helicopter and have a safe and contactless experience. The aviation firm kickstarted these weekend trip on September 13 taking all necessary hygiene and safety measures. In fact, the pilots’ cabin and passsengers’ cabins are separated. The cabins also have separate AC vents.
This Costs ₹3500 Per Person And Only Group Or Family Bookings Are Permitted
Nearly 30 families signed up for this on the first day itself. The helicopter ride in Bangalore costs ₹3500 per person plus GST. And if a family wishes to book 5 seats it will cost them ₹17,500 in total for a 10-minute ride. So are you all set to enjoy the gorgeous views of Namma Bengaluru from the skies? And if you’re hungry for authentic food, then add Ranganna Military Hotel in Bangalore to your wishlist.