Want to see the iconic places in Delhi from an aerial view? Soon you will be able to use the services of national chopper operator Pawan Hans. The company is set to launch its ‘Delhi Darshan’ rides from April with a 10-minute sortie costing Rs 2,499 per person.
Pawan Hans also plans to offer a 20-minute helicopter ride for Rs 4,999. The company’s Chairman and Managing Director, BP Sharma, had at the inauguration of its first heliport in north Delhi’s Rohini area announced the roll out of these services from April 1.
Initially, the helicopter ride/Delhi Darshan is planned for March 25-26. Further, regular helicopter ride/Delhi Darshan will start from April 1 onwards.
Visitors can take a helicopter ride and Delhi Darshan by Pawan Hans helicopters and experience the breathtaking beauty through aerial view of Pritam Pura Tower, Majnu Ka Tila, Red Fort, Rajghat, Akshardham Temple and surrounding areas by paying Rs 4,999 for 20 minutes for Delhi Darshan. The helicopter ride over Delhi for 10-minutes will cost a flyer, Rs 2,499.
The Rohini heliport is spread over an area of 25 acres and consists of a terminal building having capacity for 150 passengers, four hangars with parking capacity for 16 helicopters and nine parking bays.
Apart from catering the needs of the tourists and visitors, the facility will also be useful in providing medical emergency and public safety.