Tourists can now enjoy the aerial view of Pink City. The service for seeing various tourist spots here by helicopter – Aravali forests and Amer Fort, Nahargarh, Jaigarh, Jalmahal, Hawa Mahal are available. The cost for this joy ride is Rs 5000-7000.
This service will be available in other cities throughout the state, including Jodhpur and Udaipur. Preparations are also underway to launch a helicopter service for visiting Rajasthan’s religious sites. This is being planned by the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation (RTDC).
RTDC chairman Dharmendra Rathore said that after Jaipur, helicopter joy rides will be started in Udaipur as well. Also, a special circle is being prepared for the devotees coming to visit the temple. Under this, devotees will be able to go to Khatushyam ji, Salasar Hanuman temple and Pushkar by helicopter.
Following that, helicopter rides will be offered at other tourist destinations such as Ranthambore and the Ghana Bird Sanctuary (Bharatpur). According to Rathore, there is also talk of launching cruise tourism in Chambal.
He said that before this RTDC has also started helicopter joyrides in Jaisalmer and Ajmer. “We have got good response from the tourists here. After Jaipur, such facilities will be started in other cities of the state as well. This includes Udaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Jodhpur, etc.”
Large-scale events will be held on March 28, 29, and 30 to celebrate Rajasthan Day. Famous artists from the country and around the world will perform. RTDC will soon share artist information as well. Rathore added that Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will also attend the event in Jaipur.
Cultural programmes will be organized at the block level across the state from April 2 to 10 in which local artists will participate. This will not only boost local tourism but also provide a platform for artists.