Now Explore The Sand Dunes Of Jaisalmer On A Helicopter Joy Ride

by Sanjana Shenoy
Now Explore The Sand Dunes Of Jaisalmer On A Helicopter Joy Ride

“Padharo mhare desh” is the flavour of the winter season. Come winter, and tourists flock to Rajasthan for its splendorous forts, colourful festivals and mystical sand dunes. Apart from hopping on a camel to explore Jaisalmer, you can now opt for a helicopter joy ride across the expansive sand dunes of the beautiful region. Read on to know more.

Explore Sam Sand Dunes In Jaisalmer On A Helicopter

Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation (RTDC) has now launched helicopter joyrides in Jaisalmer. Starting from ₹7000 per person, you can choose a helicopter ride from two slot packages — 5 minutes and 15 minutes. Explore the Sam sand dunes of Jaisalmer in a whole new manner. While this has been launched on an experimental basis if it becomes a hit helicopter rides will be the new way to travel across Jaisalmer’s arid deserts.

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As of now, RTDC has announced a maximum of 40 helicopter rides for 200 passengers per day. According to a report by Zee News, RTDC Chairman Dharmendra Rathore revealed that helicopter rides may soon be expanded to boost connectivity across other tourist sites in Jaisalmer. Not just Sam sand dunes, tourists may even be able to explore religious, heritage and wildlife places via helicopter. Isn’t this amazing?

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Fly To Shirdi In A Helicopter

Meanwhile, did you know you can even travel to Shirdi in a helicopter? Curly Tales Editor-in-Chief Kamiya Jani took her mom to Shirdi on an amazing helicopter ride and the duo soaked in breathtaking views. The helicopter rides take you from Mumbai to Sai Baba’s abode, Shirdi in just 50 minutes. Flying at a height of 2500 to 4000 feet, you can zip over traffic-congested lanes while witnessing the beauty of lofty mountains. Check out the mother-daughter duo’s experience.

So, when are you planning on exploring the gorgeous sand dunes of Jaisalmer on a helicopter? Apart from Jaisalmer, which other destination would you like to explore on a chopper ride? Let us know in the comments below.

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