Helicopter taxi will now be available for Govardhan Parikrama and Taj Mahal, initiative of tourism department in UP


A new initiative has been started by the tourism department in Uttar Pradesh. Now tourists will be able to visit Govardhan Parikrama and Taj Mahal in Uttar Pradesh through air taxi. A proposal in this regard has been sent by the tourism department. Let us tell you that in the first phase, the helicopters will be launched in the city of Agra and Mathura.

New initiative of tourism department in UP

Helicopter taxi app will be run in the state, for which UPDA has prepared heliports in Mathura and Agra. Let us tell you that through this connectivity to different cities will increase, as well as people will be able to enjoy the aerial view.

According to UPEDA CEO and Additional Chief Secretary Home Avnish Awasthi, tourists will be able to see Agra Darshan, Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri from above by helicopter. Helicopter parikrama will be started for the tourists who are unable to walk.

Heliport will be built at these places

The blockade was due to legal hurdles in Varanasi, Prayagraj, Mathura and Agra and sand in Prayagraj. Now tell that about ₹ 5000000 is being spent in starting a helicopter taxi. The country’s largest heliport is being built in Noida.

The use of Noida Heliport will be multipurpose. There will be commercial flights from here. For which Bell-412 helicopters are used. These helicopters can carry 12 passengers. The capacity of these helicopters is to bring or carry 26 passengers. Keeping in mind the needs of these big helicopters, the design of Noida Heliport will be prepared.

Government took steps for the development of tourism

He said that priority is being given to the development of this service for the development of tourism sector in the state. The aim of the government is that tourists can be connected to all the tourist places present in Uttar Pradesh and all the people coming here can get maximum benefit from the facilities provided by the government.