Helicopter boost for Tirupati tourism
September 7 (TravelAndy): Helicopter services for tourists to Tirupati in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh will start from September 16, reported The Hindu.
Primarily, three helicopters will operate at the temple of Lord Kalyana Venkateswara at the foot hills of Tirumala, Goddess Padmavathi Ammavari temple at Tiruchanur and at the histrical fort of Chandragiri.
All the destinations are within 15km radius of Tirupati. Tourists availing this service will also be given a 20-minute for an aerial view of the entire hill station.
This initiative by the Chittoor district tourism wing of Andhra Pradesh Tourism is expected to help increase tourism in the area.