Assam, one of the ‘Seven Sisters’, has a new way of travelling through its hilly terrain. You can now hop on a helicopter if you wish to travel between the state’s major cities — Tezpur, Dibrugarh, Guwahati and Jorhat. These cities are now connected through helicopter service and you can witness the enigmatic terrain of this Northeastern state. But why only these four cities?
Helicopter Service In Assam
Under the Regional Connectivity Scheme, these four cities will be connected with six helicopter routes starting from 8th February. The scheme has aimed to start a total of eighty-six flights in six states; Assam is the first phase. The route will start from Dibrugarh to Jorhat, then to Tezpur with the last stop being Guwahati.
It so happens that these four cities are important in terms of tourism. And introducing a helicopter route is great for tourists as they won’t have to wait for connecting buses or flights.
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Importance Of These Cities
Tezpur is filled with tea estates, heritage sites, and much more. However, it is an easier route to reach the Kaziranga National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. At just a distance of fifty kilometres, Tezpur is an important connecting city for tourism.
Dibrugarh, the second city on the route, is a tea belt of Assam and called the Tea City Of India. This beautiful tea estate city is also a gateway to three tea districts of Assam. The third city on the route is Guwahati, the gateway to the North East. The place is constantly evolving and has a cultural heritage.
If you wish to visit Majuli, the river island, then Jorhat, the last city on the helicopter route, is your destination. A ferry ride from this city will take you on a mesmerising journey. There are many tea estates and tea-related studies for which Jorhat is famous.
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To make travel easy and convenient, this helicopter service is an essential step.
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