Patna – The Tourism Department of Bihar has unveiled an exciting plan to kick off the new year with a touch of adventure for the people of Bihar. In an effort to enhance tourism experiences, the department has introduced helicopter tour services, offering residents a novel way to explore various tourist destinations within Bihar.
The inauguration of this initiative took place in Gaya, with Tourism Department Secretary Abhay Kumar Singh, Industry Minister Sameer Mahaseth, and Agriculture Minister Kumar Sarvjit officiating the launch. Not only will this service provide helicopter tours of Bihar’s scenic spots, but it will also allow people to book helicopters for personal events and occasions.
The helicopter services will primarily focus on three key points: providing an aerial view of religious places in Gaya, Bodh Gaya, and Rajgir, conducting aerial tours of the tourist centers along the Buddha Circuit, including Bodhgaya, Rajgir, Sarnath, and Kushinagar. The cost for a helicopter visit to Gaya, Bodhgaya, and Rajgir is set at Rs 4,999, while an aerial tour of the Buddhist circuit will cost Rs 9,999.
Minister Industries, Govt. of Bihar, Shri Samir Kumar Mahaseth, Minister Agriculture, Shri Kumar Sarvjeet, Secretary Tourism, Shri Abhay Kumar Singh, and DM Gaya, Dr. Thiyagarajan S.M., inaugurated Mahabodhi Aviation Helicopter services. Tourists can enjoy the facilities for… pic.twitter.com/096RRxcf8k— Bihar Tourism (@TourismBiharGov) December 10, 2023
Tourist Highlights and Booking Details:
- Aerial views of religious sites in Gaya, Bodh Gaya, and Rajgir.
- Aerial tours of the Buddhist Circuit, covering Bodhgaya, Rajgir, Sarnath, and Kushinagar.
- Cost: Rs 4,999 for Gaya, Bodhgaya, and Rajgir tours; Rs 9,999 for the Buddhist Circuit.
- Online booking available at www.mahabodhiaviation.com and through a dedicated mobile app.
- Services extend from airport to airport.
Beyond Tourism: Helicopter Services for Special Occasions:
Weddings: Helicopters can be booked for weddings, including pre-wedding shoots.
Special Events: Ideal for showering flowers during wedding ceremonies, farewells, or bride and groom transportation.
Charter Booking: Available for various events, including emergency rescue.
To make use of these services, individuals can conveniently book online, accessing all relevant information, dates, and payment options through the official website and mobile app. The Bihar Tourism Department aims to elevate the tourism experience and cater to diverse occasions, making helicopter services a unique and memorable addition to the state’s offerings.